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)

2010 Kitchen Contraptions Holiday Gift Guide – Gift Ideas for Cooks – Kitchen Gadgets

Looking for the perfect gift for the kitchen lover on your gift list. We’ve got ideas in just about every area of the kitchen. Check below for links to our featured items in this year’s Kitchen Contraptions holiday shopping guide with our comments and thoughts on why this is a perfect gift. Also you will want to check out our 2009, 2008 and 2007 holiday shoppping guides which are filled with cool gift ideas as well.

Le Creuset Stoneware Large Utensil Crock – Who … (read more)

Review: Bialetti Aeternum 3 Piece Saute Pan Set

Bialetti sent us this amazing set of pots and pans over a month ago, and we have to say – wow. This 3-piece saute pan set includes: – 8″ (20cm) Saute Pan – 9.5″ (24cm) Saute Pan – 11″ (28cm) Saute Pan. The three pans clean up really well, and feature coatings free of PFOA, free of PTFE and free of Cadmium.

The interior features a new “nano-ceramic” coating which is a water-based coating made of titanium and suspended silicate micro-particles (the main component of glass). This material resists scratches, abrasions and offers … (read more)

Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron 5-1/2-Quart French Oven – Perfect Roast Chicken

Looking to make the perfect oven roast chicken with some vegetables in the pot? Get a dutch oven. This handmade enameled cast-iron construction works with all cooking surfaces and can make the perfect roast chicken.

The Le Creuset L2501-26-67 Enameled Cast-Iron 5-1/2-Quart Round French Oven is also dishwasher-safe, and allows you to bake, broil, braise, saute, marinate, refrigerate, and freeze plus the food will not react with porcelain enamel surface.

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GE Monogram range cooker

The innovative GE Monogram dual fuel Pro range cooker is designed for the person who loves to cook and entertain. And now it is available in a 90cm width to offer an option to consumers who do not have the kitchen specifications to accommodate the larger 122cm Monogram range cooker but aspire to cook on a professional style range that will be the focal point of the kitchen.

The 90cm wide Monogram range cooker authentic professional appearance with European styling includes premium grade stainless steel with smoothly finished edges, large control knobs … (read more)

Cuisinart CPC-600 1000-Watt 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker

Our friends are visiting, and say having one of these pressure cookers is saving them loads of time for the evening family meals. This 6-quart electric pressure cooker reduces cooking times by 70 percent, and features easy to use push-button controls. This pressure cooker has settings for pressure cooking, browning, simmering, sauteing, and warming – so you can do a bit of everything at dinner time with this pressure cooker.

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Cuisinart Multiclad Pro Stainless-Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set

We’ve been looking into different types of stainless-steel cookware sets, and we think this set has a little bit of it all. The set includes 1-1/2- and 3-quart covered saucepans; 8- and 10-inch open skillets; 3-1/2-quart covered saute pan; 8-quart covered stockpot; steamer insert with lid for 3-quart pan.

Other features include:

Tri-ply 18/10 stainless steel construction with aluminum core; brushed exterior, mirror-finish interior Solid 18/10 stainless-steel handles stay cool on stovetop; riveted for strength Tight-fitting 18/10 stainless-steel lid seals in nutrients; oven-safe to 500 degrees F Dishwasher-safe; limited lifetime warranty

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Fissler Pressure Skillet – Quick Juicy Meals

This skillet does it all: grills, sears, fries, sautes, steams, braises, and pressure cooks. The pan as a unique honeycomb texture for nonstick grilling and frying without oils. It comes with safety features including, a safety valve, interlocking lids, automatic steam release, and easy-grip handles.

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