Tag Archive: cooking

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 01

REVIEW UPDATE Grill Mate 34000 BTU BBQ Zellers

It is with regret that I have to revise my previous rating for the Grill Mate 34000 BTU BBQ downwards based upon my continued use of this product. I have a rather serious concern – namely that the top heating rack (a feature that I previously liked on the Grill Mate 34000 BTU BBQ) quite frequently falls down when I open the lid. This rack swivels on two holes cut into the lid. Unfortunately, the rack keeps falling out of these holes. As such, I can no longer rate this product as a good buy (three stars). Continue reading ...

Jul 22

REVIEW Grill Mate 34000 BTU BBQ Zellers

I bought the Grill Mate 34000 BTU BBQ at Zellers two weeks ago. I do not like it very much. It simply does not meet my froogalism standard of saving money and getting more with less.

Here is what I do like about it … Continue reading ...