Kitchen

10 Mini Ovens Ideal for the Owners of Small Kitchens

To be perfectly honest, I’ve always wanted to have a mini oven, ever since I was a child. I wasn’t particularly adept at cooking until Tom and I got married (and even then I was known to burn the porridge...

9 Microwave Ovens that Truly Make Life Easier

Don’t you just love microwave ovens? They are versatile, time-saving, often energy-efficient, and can make your life that much easier. They can fit into the smallest of spaces, they can defrost, reheat, cook: in short, they can cut the time...

Popcorn Makes That Will Turn Your Lounge into a Cinema in 5 Minutes or Less

While I feel most of us will still associate popcorn with going to the cinema, we have long ago entered into the era of at-home movie watching. Netflix, HBO Max, Amazon Prime and of course Sky are all making...

7 Time- and Effort-Saving Hand Blenders for Modern Cooks

You can probably already tell I’m a sucker for kitchen appliances. Anything that can make the time I spend preparing food shorter and more enjoyable, I’m all for it. It’s not that I don’t like to cook – I...

7 Pancake Makers for Both Nutella and Jam Lovers

Don’t you just love pancakes? I swear Pancake Day is the most beloved holiday in our house, even today, after the kids have moved out. Back when we were still a foursome, I used to make pancakes four mornings...

Table Top Dishwashers for Those Who Hate Washing Up

Let me preface this by saying that in our household, washing the dishes is considered Undesirable Chore No. 1. We all hate doing it. In fact, we hate doing it so much that we are now the proud owners of...

Filter Coffee Machines for Those Who Get up on the Wrong Side of the Bed

To tell you quite honestly, I’m not much of a filter coffee drinker myself. I much prefer a latte or a cappuccino. On the other hand, Tom really enjoys his morning filter coffee and is always looking to make...

Stress- and Injury-Free Can Openers for Home Cooks in a Rush

Before the very first electric can opener entered our lives, I can vividly remember asking Tom to open some tinned peaches for me.  These requests were particularly frequent during both of my pregnancies (although I preferred peanut butter and jam...

A Tea Lover’s Guide to the Best Stove Top Kettles

I have a confession to make. I have never owned an electric kettle. I just don’t like them. I don’t see the point in a little wired appliance that boils water, when I can do the exact same thing on the...

10 Kitchen Scales for Pro and Amateur Star Bakers

The best pound cake I have ever tasted is the pound cake my late Nan used to make. I have her recipe to this day, stored in a trinket box that houses all sorts of sentimental family memorabilia. Yet no matter...

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