Category Archive: Kitchen

Jul 03

UPDATE: Kitchen-Aid Customer Service – Excellent!

Well, Kitchen-Aid has really outdone themselves with their excellent, old-school customer service. I am actually willing to pay more to buy their products as a result of my experience. Continue reading ...

Mar 19

Kitchen Can Opener – Battle of the Best … Kitchen-Aid vs. Farber

I am frustrated – can openers should work (always). They are pretty simple really; just a handle with a cutting blade and a gear wheel. The technology to open cans with a can opener has been with us for over 150 years. It is something humans should have mastered by now. Continue reading ...

Feb 29

REVIEW The Magic Bullet

My blender recently died and it was replaced with The Magic Bullet (Single Shot Version). The Magic Bullet has some things going for it, but a few irritations and limitations as well. Continue reading ...

Feb 15

REVIEW Non-Stick Cookware and Your Health

There seems to be growing evidence that non-stick cookware may not be good for you and your children. One chemical used to make non-stick cookware, perfluorooctanoic acid and its salts (PFOA), has been determined a ‘likely carcinogen’ – that is, it is likely to cause cancer. Other research shows that it may also raise bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) levels in children. Continue reading ...

Feb 13

REVIEW Slow Food with the Rival Crock Pot Slow Cooker

Rival made the original Crock Pot slow cooker. It is a great way to make slow food (as opposed to fast food). As such, it is a healthy, convenient, and easy means for preparing hearty and nutritious meals. The Rival 3.5 quart slow cooker is an excellent value and at Top Pick at froogalism.com. Continue reading ...

Aug 21

REVIEW EZ Way Reusable Coffee Maker

The EZ Way coffee maker is good choice for the frugal coffee lover. I have used the EZ Way coffee maker for about five years now and I like it for a couple of important reasons: Continue reading ...