Stoves have sure come a long way over the last few decades. They now have so many new and modern technologies like dual fuel and gas ranges with a removable grill top so you can grill right in your kitchen. Read on to see how you can rediscover your joy of cooking with a new stove.
Historically, blenders have been used to chop, grind, and puree food and beverages, often as food preparation for a larger recipe. However, these days, there is no end to what you can do with a top of the line blender, even in those with a small profile. Read on for some great recipes and an overview of a few of my favourite single-serve blenders.
I was so excited to write a Plug-In Blog post on toaster meals this summer, and I'm equally thrilled to share some recipe ideas for single-serve blenders today. I spend so much of my time in the kitchen that it's always a treat to share easy meal ideas, and single-serve blenders are one of my big kitchen "musts"!
Sometimes time can be short when it comes to getting a meal on the table. Having an all purpose blender can really come in hand when you want to whip up a homemade meal. They are quick and easy to use and extremely versatile. Read on to see what you can do with an all purpose blender.
If you’re a fan of one-pot cooking, then you need to check out the Instant Pot. This intelligent multi-cooker is capable of completely replacing your pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, and steamer, and based on some customer comments, it more than lives up to its hype.
It's hard to get the kids into a back to school routine, and sometimes I think it's even harder on mom and dad. If you're struggling with ideas for breakfast, try these back to school breakfast ideas. They'll make mornings easy and delicious.
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Eveyrone has regrets during renovations, but the smartest decision I made during mine was setting my house up to be a full smart home. I've got a lot of great devices installed, but I'm really excited to see what's around the corner in the smart home market.
Having the perfectly brewed cup of coffee can help you start your day off on the right foot. Being able to brew your favourite cup at home each day will save you time and money in the long run. Read on for 3 tips to brew better coffee at home.
It's stressful getting set up for back to school, and it can be tempting to just eat whatever is in front of you. With these dorm room snack recipes you'll be set to make a quick, healthy snack whenever you're feeling hungry.
I spent a few days with the Braun BrewSense drip coffee maker and now I'm a drip coffee convert. Take a look at my video and review of the Braun BrewSense and see how this coffee maker stands apart from others.
When you're buying groceries for the first time on your own, you're probably not really thinking about exactly how you're going to store them. If you've taken a dorm room refrigerator along for back to school, you'll have space to spare by following these tips.
Summer harvest is in full swing and we have been loving it at my house. Fresh fruits and veggies right from the garden and Farmer's Markets are one of the best things about summer. Read on for my top 10 tips on freezing your harvest to get you through the year.
A lot of people require coffee to wake up in the morning and stay alert during the day. For students it's even more important to be able to start the day with a decent cup of coffee, but with so many different types of coffee maker, how do you know which to bring with you back to school? To help, I've dug into four coffee makers and listed the advantages and disadvantages for all of them.
Going away to university and living in a dorm room or in an apartment off-campus is a right of passage for many. It’s a way of gaining independence while meeting new people, learning new things, and embracing everything a post-secondary experience has to offer. It’s also likely the first time most new students have ever lived on their own. So if you are heading off to university this fall, here are seven appliances you should bring with you to make your time away from home as comfortable as possible.
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I have to say I was pretty excited when I was asked to test out the Dyson V8 Absolute. I have always dreamed of owning a Dyson. A couple of the reasons being that I've heard they're long lasting, durable and great if you own pets. Read on to see what I found out from using the Dyson V8 Absolute for a week.
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As a child, I was confused when someone of Persian descent claimed to be a vegetarian. It just didn’t make sense to me. Growing up, we survived on BBQed kebobs, from grilled bite-sized steak (barg), to ground meat (kobedeh), to saffron-marinated chicken (joojeh). What else would Persian people eat? So when Best Buy approached me to write a piece on Vegan Persian dishes, I immediately said it was impossible. After all, the cuisine is pretty meat focused. But my Mama Pej knocked some sense into me by asking, “This entire time, you never noticed the vegetarian options at our parties?” I had to admit they existed. But could these dishes be veganized? They sure can. Here are some Persian vegan recipes.
Our refrigerators are where we keep all our perishable food, so it makes sense that they should be kept clean and tidy so food stays fresh and free of bacteria. But do you know how you should clean your fridge and how often? If not, don’t worry, because that’s exactly what I’m here to tell you.
Refrigerators and freezers are made to serve one purpose, and that is to keep our food cold or frozen. This might sound simple enough, but if you’ve ever unwittingly poured chunky milk into your morning coffee or cereal, or been met with a crisper full of frozen vegetables when you’re about to whip up a delicious dinner, you know that keeping the right temperature in your fridge is the difference between enjoying your food and wasting your food. That’s why I’m here to tell you at exactly what temperature your fridge and freezer should be kept.
I love the look of a stainless steel fridge, and while they do need a good wipe down every day, they are so easy to keep clean overall. Read on for some great tips for keeping your stainless steel fridge looking shiny and new.
It's hard to believe, but the air pollution in your house can be much, much worse than the air pollution outside of your home. Some air purifiers will remove these particles, but the Dyson Pure Cool Link goes even further. It removes up to 99.97% of the pollutants in your home and does so while directing a cool stream of fresh, clean air wherever you want it.
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If you only use your blender to make smoothies, you're missing out on so many cool recipes you can try. That's what I found out this week when I compared the Vitamix 300 to the Vitamix 500, and I made butternut squash soup and hazelnut spread in no time at all.
Today I present the findings of my rescent round of experimentation with the new Dyson V6 Mattress Vacuum Cleaner. Ok, it's really not as formal as all that, but I did test the dickens out of this thing, so click on through to see how it went!
Mother's Day is almost upon us, and it's time to start thinking about what you're going to get for the special moms in your life. Today I'm sharing some great gift ideas for the women in your life who love to entertain.
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