Category Archives for "Food"

The 5 Best Fondue Pots [Ranked]

In this post, we examined 5 of the best-selling fondue pots on the internet. We ranked them one through 5 in the table below. What are fondue pots? Fondue is a dish in which people dip bread into melted cheese with long-stemmed forks. While other types of fondue exist, the melted cheese variety is the […]

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The 5 Best Can Openers [Ranked]

In this post, we examined 5 of the best-selling can openers.  Can openers are devices used to open metal cans. Old can openers were hand powered while today you can find openers that are electric (Source). How do they work? Whether they’re hand-powered or electric, most can openers use a wheel with sharpened edges that […]

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The 5 Best Hand Mixers [Ranked]

A mixer is a device most commonly used by chefs and bakers to mix batter and dough for breads, cakes, pastries and other baked goods.They are also used for whipping eggs and frostings. While most mixing was done by hand back in the day, today’s mixers are powerful electric tools that cut mixing time down […]

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The 5 Best Insulated Water Bottles [Ranked]

Insulated Water Bottle

In this post we examine five of the best-selling insulated water bottles.Insulated water bottles are vacuum-sealed and designed to keep liquids hot in the winter and cold in the summer. In addition, they’re really lightweight and durable. Plus they’re chemical-free compared to plastic bottles (Source). Insulated water bottles are often used by athletes and avid gym-goers. Yet, […]

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The 5 Best Rotary Cheese Graters [Ranked]

In this post we examine 5 of the best-selling rotary cheese graters. These hand-turned, manual cheese slicers are utilitarian throwbacks- highly functional for family pasta dinners.Indeed, these rotary cheese graters are handy kitchen devices (Source).How They WorkA block of hard cheese goes in and a spinning, circular grater shreds the cheese. To keep everything in […]

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The 5 [Best] Induction Cooktops

An induction cooktop is an alternative to more traditional gas or electric cooktops. They use electromagnetic energy rather than using heating elements or burners. The manufacturers claim that they are more efficient and safer than traditional gas and electric cooking options (Source). You may be wondering “How does induction cooking work?” Well, it’s a very […]

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The 5 Best Nitrogen Regulators [Ranked]

Nitrogen Regulator

If you’re planning on opening a bar or grill, one thing that’s going to be a must-have item is a nitrogen tank regulator for beverage dispensing (Source). A nitrogen regulator is a standard pressure control valve that reduces the input pressure from a liquid or gas that is stored in a pressurized tank (Source). There […]

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The 5 Best Iced Tea Makers

Iced Tea Makers

The way iced tea makers work is by brewing bagged or loose tea and then dripping it onto a pitcher of ice that cools it down (Source). This removable pitcher can be used to serve or store your drink.They generally feature auto-shutoffs, ​brew strength adjusters, on/off lights, and removable steeping baskets (Source). ​How they compareWe examined […]

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The 5 Best Meat Slicers

The electric food slicers we examined are not quite commercial-grade (though the 40 lb. Giantex gets closest), but are reasonably efficient meat-cutting solutions for home users (Source). They’re marketed to handle meat, vegetables, breads and cheese with thickness controls enabling you to achieve paper-thin deli cuts, while also serving inch-thick cuts (Source).The way they work, the […]

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The 5 Best Cheese Making Kits Reviewed

Cheese Making Kits

Cheese making kits enable you to create (primarily soft) cheeses at home (Source). They typically include all of the necessary ingredients, minus the milk and some of the hardware (pots, pans, thermometer). Great as starter kits, buyers tell us that once they get going creating cheese they begin to purchase the kit’s ingredients separately, in […]

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