The 7 gadgets you need for holiday food prep

The 7 gadgets you need for holiday food prep

The cooking season is here and with it comes hours of slicing and dicing to prepare meals for the holidays and other large gatherings. To help you speed through your food prep, Consumer Reports found some great gadgets and countertop appliances that did well in our tests. Use them to do some of your chopping ahead of time. Depending how far you work in advance, you can freeze or refrigerate certain ingredients until you’re ready to assemble your dishes (check … (read more)

Forget the TV gadgets when you have a clothing emergency

Forget the TV gadgets when you have a clothing emergency

Popped a button? Ripped out a hem? Shoes too tight? You can bet there’s an “As –Seen-On-TV” gadget claiming to come to the rescue of just about any wardrobe malfunction that could come your way. We decided to order a bunch of these products and take them to our textile experts to put them to the test. What an eye-opener! We found that only one of the gadgets worked—StyleSnaps.

The other four—the Buttoneer, the Stretch Genie, the Easy Fit Buttons … (read more)

February 2011 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

February 2011 was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Baking

NinjaBread Man – Silent and Deadly Cookies YUMBOTS – The Friendly Cupcake Robots

Cleaning Supplies

DPW – Department of Public Works Sink Stopper

Free Standing Kitchens

10 Induction Cooktops For Modern Free Standing Kitchens and Others

Grilling

Steel Charcoal Grills from Fire & Steel(read more)

Breville Radio Toaster – Tunes and Toast in One Small Appliance

We really like dual purpose kitchen gadgets, and this toaster meets tune box is pretty amazing. With stylish retro looks, and a classic 2 slice capacity the Breville Radio Toaster even has variable browning control. It even has variable width bread slots for thick and thin slices of bread. The radio side has both the standard radio features, but also has an input for your MP3 player too.

Other features include:

Reheat & defrost function Mid-cycle cancel Extra high lift for easy toast removal Fully removable crumb tray for easy clean Blue illuminated toasting … (read more)

January 2011 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

January 2011 was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Baking

Perfect Pie Crust Makers Sur La Table 40-60% Off Annual Sale for 2011

Coffee Makers

Bodum Brazil French Press 34-Ounce Coffee Maker with Pavina Glasses Perfect Pressed Coffee with the Bodum Brazil French Press Coffee Maker with Milk Frother DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica Super-Automatic Espresso … (read more)

December 2010 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

Happy New Year! December 2010 was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders along with our Holiday Gift Guide. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Cleaning Supplies

Baking

Pac-Man Cookie Cutters – Eat Those Ghosts

General News

What Kitchen Contraptions Did You Get this Holiday Season 2010? Happy Holidays from Kitchen Contraptions – 2010 My Very Own Toy Kitchen

Grilling

A … (read more)

What Kitchen Contraptions Did You Get this Holiday Season 2010?

What kitchen gadgets and other small appliances did you get this holiday season? We got quite a few ourselves including a turkey fryer, tongs, and well – lots of coffee stuff. What did you get? Sound off in the comments and you can also send us info on Facebook and Twitter.


November 2010 Monthly Round-Up for Kitchen Contraptions

November was another amazing month of Kitchen Contraptions – filled with kitchen gadgets, small appliances, and other kitchen wonders along with our Holiday Gift Guide. Thanks again to all of our loyal readers for visiting us each day, and you can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Cleaning Supplies

Black & Decker Pivot Vac Cordless Pivoting Hand Vac

Coffee Makers

Nespresso D90/S1 Essenza Single-Serve Manual Espresso Machine Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker – Time to Make the Coffee

Food Processors

Cuisinart DLC-10S Pro Classic 7-Cup Food Processor – … (read more)