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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You’ll need a lot of popcorn to create your vintage Christmas tree garlands. Luckily this Waring Popcorn maker can whip them up in no time. This ain’t your grannie’s popcorn maker. It uses a halogen heater and the built in mixer arm will make sure you pop every last kernel. See larger image Waring Pro [...]
There was a time when we’d hang out by the toaster oven, twisting the cord of a phone that hung on the kitchen wall. We’d stick our fingers in holes an slide the dial as we mimicked Lily Tomlin’s “one ringy dingy, two ringy dingy’s, …” This phone can bring you back to those days. [...]
Diet fads come and go. Remember the Beverly Hills Diet, the peanut butter and beet diet, the cabbage soup diet, or Atkins? We’ve done some crazy things to lose weight over the years. Juice fasting is the latest trend in losing weight. But this is more than dropping pounds, it’s more like a nutritional holiday [...]
Does the foodie in your life eat food from around the world? Perhaps she’d like one of these gadgets in the kitchen 1. Spanish Paella Pan and Ingredients Paella is the national dish of Spain. It’s a complex dish of rice, safron, seafood, chicken, rabbit, and other meats. Each region has their own specialty and [...]
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 [...]