Finding The Best Food Dehydrator For My Busy Family

Best Food Dehydrator

Jerky, dried fruit, and vegetable chips are all delicious, shelf stable snacks that can be used to feed a family during a road trip. They can also make great, healthy snacks at home, at work, or at school. Using a food dehydrator is easier and gets better results than putting foods into the oven to dehydrate. Finding the best food dehydrator requires a bit of know-how. To choose the right … Read more

Best Dishwasher – Top 5+ Recommended

As a kid, I remember that our dishwasher was frequently out of order. My parents never seemed to be too bothered, but I grumbled while hand washing dishes as the dishwasher sat empty and useless in its spot. I suppose it was the cost of replacement that stopped my parents from remedying that situation. Luckily today, though, the price of this major kitchen appliance has come down considerably, and you … Read more

All the Benefits of Induction in a Portable Package

Best Portable Induction Cooktop

Sometimes when cooking a large meal, I max out my stovetop’s 4 burners and could really use an extra heat source. Other days, I’m lamenting the poor functionality of the electric coils on my rental home’s old electric stove. So it might be useful for me to invest in a portable induction cooktop. In this article, I’ll discuss some of the features you should consider when shopping around, and take … Read more

Espresso at Home: The Best Espresso Machines Under $200

best espresso machine under 200

The aroma, the deep and oily dark liquid, the frothy crema on the top. A good cup of espresso is one of my favourite treats. If you’re serious about your espresso, it might be easier on your wallet in the long run to invest in your own espresso machine. Espresso machines can run into the thousands of dollars, but if you’re not able to make that kind of investment, there … Read more

Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker? Everything You Need to Know in One Simple Guide

Slow Cooker vs Pressure Cooker

Slow cookers and pressure cookers are both useful kitchen tools with many benefits, but they are totally different from each other. One of them may be better suited to meet your needs, tastes, and schedule, so we’ll explain the differences and the advantages of each type, and suggest some of the best models on the market. Slow Cookers vs. Pressure Cookers Slow cookers and pressure cookers are often used to … Read more

Make Smoothies, Soups, Frozen Cocktails with the Best Blender Under $100

best blender under 100

When I was in college, the blender was a fixture in every dorm room for making frozen cocktails (I was partial to frozen Margaritas). Now that I’m a mom, I’m constantly using a blender for making smoothies for my kids. Whatever stage of life you’re in, a blender is very useful kitchen tool. In addition to mixed drinks and smoothies, I also use my blender for pureed soups, or to … Read more

Get that Sizzle and Crisp at Home with a Deep Fryer

Best home deep fryer

There is nothing like the satisfying crunch of deep fried food, be it French fries, chicken wings, or a deep fried dessert like beaver tails, a Canadian specialty. That deep fried taste is so beloved, that many people are buying deep fryers for their own home. In this article, I’ll discuss how deep frying works and some of the features you should look for when shopping for a deep fryer, … Read more

How to Choose the Ultimate Grind and Brew Coffee Maker

Best grind and brew coffee maker

The morning hasn’t even gotten underway when that familiar thought crosses your mind. COFFEE… NOW! Allow a state-of-the art grind and brew coffeemaker to streamline your morning routine by cutting out the tedious steps of grinding beans and waiting for that first satisfying sip. Hand it over to a machine that will do it for you and you may find the perfect brew can be ready when you are. The … Read more