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Kitchenware - Reviews

Preparing a meal requires strong and reliable kitchenware. Our suggestions will lead you to the sharpest knives, contemporary gadgets, exotic tableware and state-of-the-art cookware.  For the outdoors, we offer a fine selection of robust barbecue tools. Our small appliances will help you prepare the grand finale of your memorable meal so that you can make your own pastries, sorbet or an espresso.  

The Cuisinart PerfectTemp electric kettle

Cuisinart PerfecTemp Cordless Electric Kettle
With six preset temperatures for different types of tea, the Cuisinart PerfecTemp kettle adds precision to your brewing for optimal taste. It uses 1500-watts to ensure quick heat-up and has a "Keep Warm" option that will maintain the set temperature for 30 minutes. It doesn't get better than this!

Find more information about this device on the Cuisinart official website

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The Paderno 3- to 4-Blade Spiralizer gives your veggie and noodle dishes a creative edge

Paderno 3- to 4-Blade Spiralizer
This fun and handy kitchen gadget cuts fruits and vegetables into long, spiraling strips. It's useful for making salads, snacks and gluten-free pasta a little more creative and versatile.

Find more information about the device on the Paderno official website

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The iGrill2 by iDevices with Bluetooth connectivity makes watching the grill simple

iDevices iGrill2 Thermometer
Smoke or grill your meat to juicy perfection using iDevices iGrill2 without standing watch for hours. With Bluetooth technology built into this thermometer, you can monitor up to four meat temperatures on your smart device.

Learn more about how it works on the iDevices official website

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M.O.C Woodworks 12-inch Cherry Wood Magnetic Strip
Mount this strong magnetic wood holder to your wall to maximize storage space. Designed, handcrafted and finished with precision by master woodworkers, use the non-toxic and food safe block to hang items from kitchen knives to garage tools.

For more information on the simple technology behind this product, visit to the M.O.C Woodworks official website

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 Kyocera used advanced ceramic blades with the two slicers and grater

Kyocera 6-Piece Easy Slice/Grate Set
Use three color-coded kitchen tools for your slicing and grating needs in this all-in-one, detachable container.The lid catches and measures cut foods for the ultimate convenience.

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The Black Cube Stainless Nonstick Fry Pan has a raised steel surface and recessed nonstick layer

Black Cube Stainless Nonstick Fry Pan by Frieling
With the power to brown meats without sticking, this stainless steel, nonstick pan will come to any cook's rescue. It is also 100 percent scratch-resistant and dishwasher and oven safe (up to 450 degrees F).

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The Norpro Silicone Heart Egg/Pancake Rings both have a knock-down handle for easy removal from the pan

Norpro Silicone Heart Egg/Pancake Rings
Do you love pancakes? Add a loving detail to breakfast or brunch with this fun, FDA-approved cooking tool. With nonstick and super heat-resistant capabilities, cook heart-shaped eggs and pancakes whenever the mood strikes.

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Zoku Slush and Shake Maker comes in five fabulous colors

Zoku Slush and Shake Maker
Enjoy a cool treat such as a sparkling blood orange mojito slush or a healthy smoothie at any time of the year with this simple gadget.

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Grill without the mess with Jaccard Speedy Plus Instant Marinater

Jaccard Speedy Plus Instant Marinater
With this instant marinater easily marinate meats in the lockable compartment, transport from the kitchen to the grill and lay cooked meats on the platter-like surface all without using an additional plate.

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Never burn your chocolate again with the Taylor Candy/Deep-Fry Thermometer

Taylor Candy/Deep-Fry Thermometer
Don't fret about burning that fried chicken dinner, or worry you'll overcook your next batch of caramel. This Taylor Candy/Deep-Fry Thermometer keeps an eye on the heat for you, with a handy inset guide that lets you know when the temperature is just right.

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Taylor 4 Event Timer With Whiteboard, one of's Currently Featured Kitchenware

Taylor 4 Event Timer With Whiteboard
Don't rush around setting every timer in the house when you can keep track of making four dishes at the same time! The attached whiteboard makes it easy to keep notes while you cook.

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The REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Barbecue Grills

Top 10 Barbecue Grills
If you're looking to tap into your inner caveman and cook up some Flintstone-sized ribs, we've compiled a list of grills to help you get started on your carnivorous quest.

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The Salter Stainless Steel Electronic Scale measures up to five pounds

Top 10 Kitchen Gadgets
Ranging from a chef's knife to an enzyme-preserving juicer, the kitchen items on this list will help unleash your inner Martha Stewart.

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Get ready for some serious processing

Top 5 Food Processors
Whether you're cooking a five-course meal or just making your morning smoothie, the food processors on this list have what it takes to get the job done.

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Verterra Dinnerware, an environmentally friendly alternative to paper plates

Verterra Dinnerware
For a stylish and environmentally-friendly alternative to paper or plastic plates, check out Verterra's line of single-use dinnerware made from fallen palm leaves.

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