Universal design leads to products that are usable by all individuals, regardless of their abilities. This is something that has been lacking in microwave ovens, which are normally placed on the counter or above an oven. This makes it difficult for people in wheelchairs, of short stature, or those without the arm strength to lift [...]
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Sooner or later you will find yourself with out full usability of both hands. It could be a broken arm, sprained wrist, arthritis, or even a bad cut. For some, this is a more permanent situation. Having the use of only one hand shouldn’t keep you from enjoying the kitchen. The following gadgets make it [...]
To borrow a phrase from Oldsmobile, the Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme Breadmaker is not your father’s bread machine. This thing is like P Diddy, it’s got a devoted possy of bread loving moms. This bread machine has features you won’t find in lesser bread machines. You can even use it to make meatloaf and strawberry [...]
Most people choose their dinner ware for the colors, patterns, and shapes. It’s an aesthetic decision. We want something that looks good when we eat. For others, the right dish may not have a colorful pattern. Instead, it features a special lip that makes it easier to pick up food with the spoon. Scoop plates [...]
You’re never too young to practice your circus sideshow talents. This popsicle holder helps your kids practice their sword swallowing. This holder can handle just about any frozen treat. It has cups that capture any melted sticky stuff. It’s also good for non-kids that need something bigger to hold. This holder can handle just about [...]
Let’s face it. At a certain age, things become just a wee bit more difficult. The following gifts will make cooking and baking more enjoyable for the chef with a bit of patina around the edges. These are helpful items without screaming “institutional”. 1. OXO’s Angled Measuring Cups Imagine you are measuring a cup of [...]