Reviews

Starfrit Gourmet Locking Knife Block
Kitchen Tools Starfrit Gourmet Locking Knife Block by Ginger Cook

Comments: Does having a child – or having a child visit – mean that you have to give up cooking? Well, yes, but that’s a different matter. Does it mean you have to get rid of your good knives, your trus...

Fissler Ultimate Frying Set reviewed
Fissler Ultimate Frying Set reviewed

Comments: The Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli once compared his voice to a thoroughbred horse – powerful and dynamic, but perhaps requiring a little more attention than a standard horse. We’ll get back to ...

by Ginger Cook
Enameled Cast Iron 9-Inch Skillet
Enameled Cast Iron 9-Inch Skillet

Comments: We have heard that because of environmental regulations enameled cast iron cannot be made in this country or cannot be practically made. Almost all of it is made in China. This piece – and all...

by Ginger Cook
Wüsthof Classic Kitchen Knife reviewed
Kitchen Tools Wüsthof Classic Kitchen Knife reviewed

Comments: We have knives coming out our ears – that goes without saying. But if you’re just starting out or want to keep a modest number of knives on hand, everyone will always tell you to have three kn...

by Ginger Cook
GelPro Floor Mats reviewed
GelPro Floor Mats reviewed

Comments: There is a reason restaurant kitchens, cash register stations, factory floors, and so many other work areas have padded mats on their floors. Being on your feet all day is hard work, and havin...

by Ginger Cook
Chikara Knife Set with Bamboo Block
Kitchen Tools Chikara Knife Set with Bamboo Block

Comments: We will admit that for those of us of a certain age, the name Ginsu has not always evoked a great sense of quality. We will further admit that we once straightened the trunk of a Christmas tre...

by Ginger Cook
Professional Nutmeg Mill reviewed
Professional Nutmeg Mill reviewed

Comments: We have ground enough fingertips with our nutmeg in years gone by that we are a little skittish of using nutmeg. Of course, there are nutmeg mills on the market, and we have finally stumbled o...

by Ginger Cook
Question
Question

Comments: How many things these days promise something and then deliver much more? Not many, but the Herb Savor is one. It promises to let you keep herbs fresh for 3 weeks, and we’ve kept some in pristi...

by Ginger Cook
Pop Savor reviewed
Pop Savor reviewed

Comments: We suppose you could call your product a salt pig, but if it can also hold sugar, flour, herbs, nuts, spices, coffee, tea, pickles, olives, sprinkles, candies, dried fruits, etc. – and it’s go...

by Ginger Cook
Mario Batali Italian Grill/Piastra
Mario Batali Italian Grill/Piastra

Comments: We’re going out on a limb here, but in America, when we grill, we grill. OK, there are people who use a rotisserie. There certainly are people who smoke (foods). And there are people who use a...

by Ginger Cook
Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer
Butterball Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer

Comments: If you’ve been eager to try a fried turkey, but been put off by the videos here and there of houses bursting into flames because the fryers got out of control and were too close to the vinyl s...

by Ginger Cook
Contigo Travel Mug reviewed
Contigo Travel Mug reviewed

Comments: The brand promises “100% spill-proof drinkware,” and, with the lid seated correctly, we did not have any spills. Holding the mug with one hand, you push a button, a little hatch opens, you dri...

by Ginger Cook
Cuisipro Adjustable Cheese Slicer review
Kitchen Tools Cuisipro Adjustable Cheese Slicer review

Comments: “Where have you been all my life?,” we nearly said to this cheese slicer. (Then we thought about it and realized it sounded more than a little weird.) But after years of having cheese stick to...

by Ginger Cook
Kuhn Rikon Kinderkitchen Set
Kitchen Tools Kuhn Rikon Kinderkitchen Set

Comments: We like just about anything that gets kids in the kitchen and cooking with parents, grandparents, or other responsible adults. We love the Kuhn Rikon Kinderkitchen tools, which blend fun, usef...

by Ginger Cook
Kapoosh Knife Holder reviewed
Kitchen Tools Kapoosh Knife Holder reviewed

Comments: Perhaps you’re the sort of person who needs dedicated holes in your knife block for specific knives. But what if – and just suspend disbelief for a moment – there were a knife block where you ...

by Ginger Cook
Wilton Tilt ‘N Mix 3-Piece Bowl Set
Wilton Tilt ‘N Mix 3-Piece Bowl Set

Comments: When we make whipped cream – by hand, as we always do – we always tip the bowl to get the whisk in the cream at a good angle. Needless to say, our whipped cream is exceptional. Now we have bow...

by Ginger Cook
Zyliss Gourmet Shears reviewed
Zyliss Gourmet Shears reviewed

Comments: Have we yet waxed poetic about the wonders of a good pair of kitchen shears? We’re not sure we’re up to the task, but a good pair of shears can make your life in the kitchen so much easier. It...

by Ginger Cook
CDN IN 428 Infrared Thermometer reviewed
CDN IN 428 Infrared Thermometer reviewed

Comments: This is so cool, we almost can’t get over it. Our first thought (and yes, we apologize for it) is that this is such a great guy thing. Imagine a guy measuring the temperature of everything on ...

by Ginger Cook