I have a lot of kitchen gadgets that I like and use (and almost every time I write about them, an Alton Brown devotee will explain why my opinion is wrong in the comments). In this video, the famous YouTuber Crazy Russian Hacker tries out eight kitchen unitaskers. Some of them, like the cantaloupe cutter, are junk, but others, like a leftover pizza crisper, is a winner.
I’ve yet to find a hinged garlic press that I love. The ones I’ve tried are inefficient, fragile (especially the hinge, which inevitably fails), and not that easy to clean. I end up having to peel the unused garlic from the inside of the press, and my fingers stink for days. Everyone has their opinion […]
This KitchenAid 1.25-Liter Electric Kettle is by far the best-looking electric kettle ever made. Carla got me the pistachio colored one for Christmas last year. It heats up quickly (under five minutes when full) by setting it on the base and has an auto-shutoff. It has a lime scale filter so your hot water doesn’t […]
I dropped our little Ikea battery-powered milk frother and it broke. We needed a replacement ASAP, because everyone in the family uses it every day – to froth milk, make cocoa, make matcha, mix butter into coffee, and blend foul-tasting powdered herbs and supplements into water. Amazon recently started selling Ikea stuff, so I bought […]
Summer’s here, which brings not only warmer weather but also the unsettling realization that the year is more than halfway over. So, for those who weren’t as productive as they would have liked during the first half of 2018, we’ve rounded up 5 skill course bundles you can start learning today to help you finish […]
It’s good to be proactive, but when it comes to preparing for an emergency situation, one of the most important items you can pack is a flashlight. After all, whatever else you include in your kit won’t be of much use if you can’t see what you’re doing. The Viper 1000-Lumen Tactical Flashlights not only […]
Chances are you took a handful of language classes in high school, and aside from a smattering of conjugations and vocabulary words, the only things you likely remember are the dry, rehearsed sentences that did little to make you speak like a true native. If you’re still hoping to learn a new language but want […]