ThermoWorks ChefAlarm Pro-Series High Temp Cooking Probe

Anyone who has ever cooked a roast knows the frustration of taking your “cooked to perfection” meal out of the oven, and then at carving time, you find it is certainly not ” cooked to perfection” after all. Instead, it is still raw in the center. This is when you would find a cooking thermometer probe extremely useful for ensuring your roast is cooked evenly throughout.

You need look no further than the ChefAlarm high temperature cooking probe from ThermoWorks to find what you need. It is the latest … (read more)

Samsung hits industry high in washer capacity

Samsung hits industry high in washer capacity

Top-loading washers too deep for easy emptying have been a recent topic of user-reviews for a number of our more petite readers, some of whom use tongs to retrieve socks and other small items from the bottom of the tub. But Samsung announced last week a washer that should solve the problem—while hitting a new high for capacity in the process.

Manufacturers have been boosting the tub sizes of some washers, which has resulted in ever-deeper tubs. But for the $ … (read more)

ThermoWorks ChefAlarm Pro-Series High Temp Cooking Probe

 

Anyone who has ever cooked a roast knows the frustration of taking your “cooked to perfection” meal out of the oven, and then at carving time, you find it is certainly not ” cooked to perfection” after all. Instead, it is still raw in the center. This is when you would find a cooking thermometer probe extremely useful for ensuring your roast is cooked evenly throughout.

You need look no further than the ChefAlarm high temperature cooking probe from ThermoWorks to find what you need. It is the latest innovation in … (read more)

Samsung refrigerator hits new high for efficiency

Samsung refrigerator hits new high for efficiency

Back in 1975, a typical refrigerator consumed about 1,750 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year. The Samsung RF261BIAESR, a new French-door refrigerator with a claimed capacity of 25.5 cubic feet, uses less than a quarter that amount, making it the most efficient model we’ve ever tested in that category. The $ 2,100 refrigerator also maintains superb temperature control and has several helpful features, including a full-width pantry drawer, touchpad controls, and LED theatre lighting.

One feature the Samsung RF261BIAESR(read more)

Laminate takes a seat at the table of high design

Laminate takes a seat at the table of high design

It’s not the coziest looking chair, but “6 Shades of Grey,” the winning entry in a design competition sponsored by Wilsonart, is one of the most inventive uses of laminate you might ever see. Designed by University of Oregon student Katie Lee, the chair will be on display from May 18-21 at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.

Laminate has gotten much better looking in recent years, thanks to improved printing technologies that allow … (read more)

84″ High Art Mirror from Boca Do Lobo: Venice

A shattered shape is what defines this unusual art mirror from Portuguese company Boca Do Lobo. The Venice mirror features a signature silhouette inspired by classical architecture, framed in reflective floral details that bring us back to a more romantic era. The carefully crafted bevel work, silvering and glass details make this mirror a real thing of beauty. Alas, it is broken and pieced back together in twisted way that gives it its contemporary edge. Used as a looking glass, this unique mirror makes an eye-catching addition … (read more)

High Back Lounge Chair by Autoban – Nest

Inspired by a decorative bird cage, the aptly named Nest Chair by Autoban is a little bit exotic, a little bit outdoors, and a lot contemporary comfort, inviting you to sit and stay a while. The high back and sides culminate with a rounded dome top, offering privacy but letting light permeate its vertical slats. This cozy cocoon comes padded with pillows, perfect for peaceful lounging in the living room, on the porch or on the deck. The chair comes in American black walnut, American white oak and lacquered finish, and measures 25 … (read more)