Unicorn Magnum Plus Pepper Mill vs. Oliver Hemming Spice Mill

Unicorn Magnum Plus Pepper Mill vs. Oliver Hemming Spice Mill Unicorn Magnum Plus Pepper Mill vs. Oliver Hemming Spice Mill - For a few years I used the Unicorn Magnum Plus Pepper Mill (left), but about five months ago I started using the Oliver Hemming Spice Mill (right). Now that I own both of these grinders, I thought I would have...

Child Friendly Knives Review

Child Friendly Knives Review Child Friendly Knives Review - Misono, a Japanese maker of fine cutlery used by many professional chefs, also offers this unique product for children. It is a knife with a rounded tip for safety and made for the hands of a child. Some may question the wisdom of giving a kid a knife at all, but...

E-cloth Kitchen Cleaning Cloth Review

E-cloth Kitchen Cleaning Cloth Review   E-cloth Kitchen Cleaning Cloth Review - About a month ago, I purchased from a kitchen store in Minneapolis a package of E-cloth cleaning rags. The saleslady swore by them enthusiastically, and I was intrigued but also a bit suspicious at the same time.The cloth is the product of a British designer, Korean scientists, and Swedish...

Iittala Kartio Tumbler review

Iittala Kartio Tumbler review Iittala Kartio Tumbler review - For several years now I have been using Kartio glasses from Iittala as my everyday drinkware, and I can’t recommend them enough. The design is simple but very solid, and they come in a variety of colors. I have the light blue one pictured to the right.The glasses were initially designed...

Chimp and Zee Shopping Cart Dash

Chimp and Zee Shopping Cart Dash Chimp and Zee Shopping Cart Dash - Parenting magazine listed its best toys of the year for 2010 in its November issue, and the Chimp and Zee Shopping Cart Dash was one of the games receiving praise. Parents’ Choice also gave the game an award this fall, so the game seems to be racking...

SousVide Supreme water oven review

SousVide Supreme water oven review SousVide Supreme water oven review - A couple of weekends ago I was at the International Housewares Association show in Chicago and got a chance to check out the SousVide Supreme. Richard Blais from the 2008 season of Top Chef was giving demonstrations and plugging the product. If you remember that season, Blais was big...

Silicone Oven Apple Cookers Review

Silicone Oven Apple Cookers Silicone Oven Apple Cookers - Mastrad specializes in innovative silicone kitchenwares, and this year they came out with what could prove to be a useful kitchen gadget. The Apple Steam Cooker is meant to cook any fruit that fits in it really, but pears and apples seem the likely choices. The silicone cooker can be used in...

Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper Review

Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper Review Whirley Pop Popcorn Popper Review - Remember when making popcorn at home make dad or grandpa getting out their favorite pan, filling it and angling it just right, and shaking it over the stove, well our home was no different than that.   How to Pop with the Whirley Pop Stovetop Popcorn Popper So let's talk about the...

Kids and Kitchen Knife Skills

Kids and Kitchen Knife Skills Kids and Kitchen Knife Skills - I have found several blog posts and videos instructing on how to teach children to use knives properly, and most of them have good information and useful tips. With that said, there is no one specific way to teach a kid how to use a knife. It depends upon your...

Bacon cooker microwave – The Bacon Boss

Bacon cooker microwave - The Bacon Boss Bacon cooker microwave - The Bacon Boss - For right now though, we're getting into some product reviews.  It's the holidays, you guys may not have saw anything in Special Magic Kitchen you liked, so I got more product reviews coming, get ready! Like today, it's really going to be inexpensive and I love...