Kitchen Equipment Reviews

Below are the various pieces of kitchen equipment that I keep in my kitchen and that I have reviewed:

Samsung Water Filter Alternative.
Samsung Refrigerator Water Filter Alternatives
Samsung fridges with water dispensers are super convenient, but replacing the filters can be costly. Luckily, there are alternatives.
Gevi Ice Maker Review.
Gevi Ice Maker Review: Nugget Ice at Home
Gevi sent me their nugget ice machine to try out, and now I have soft and chewable ice at home!
simplehuman trash bag alternatives.
simplehuman Bag Alternatives
simplehuman trash cans are both stylish and functional; however, you will pay a premium for their trash bags. Luckily, there are alternatives.
Hast knife review.
Hast Knives Review: Santoku - A Modern and Sleek Design
Hast's knives have a unique one-piece design that is modern and sleek. This in-depth review puts Hast's santoku to the test to determine if it functions as well as it looks.
Breville Sous Chef Peel and Dice Dicing Review
Breville Sous Chef Peel & Dice Food Processor Review
There are a lot of choices out there when it comes to food processors. The Breville Sous Chef Peel & Dice stands out from the crowd.
Chef Sac Review
Chef Sac Review: Tactical Chef Knife Backpack
A knife backpack with lots of extra storage for your other kitchen tools. Perfect for chefs-on-the-go, caterers, culinary students, instructors, and those who want to bring a part of their kitchen with them on vacation.
What comes with the Ninja CREAMi?
Ninja CREAMi Accessories
Recommended accessories for the Ninja CREAMi ice cream, gelato, sorbet, and milkshake maker.
Ninja CREAMi review.
Ninja CREAMi Review: Make Incredibly Easy Tasty Ice Cream at Home
A detailed review that provides you with everything you need to know about the Ninja CREAMi ice cream and gelato maker.
OXO Pop Containers Review and In-Depth Buying Guide
Everything you need to know about OXO Pop 1.0 and 2.0 containers and accessories in order to make an informed purchase.
Thermworks ChefAlarm Review: Best Leave-In-Food Thermometer.
ThermoWorks ChefAlarm Review: A Durable Leave-In-Food Thermometer
A durable and accurate leave-in-food thermometer that's built for the commercial kitchen. Is it worth it for home cooks?
Dreamfarm Supoon Review
Supoon Review: An Upgrade from Le Creuset’s Sauté Spoon
Le Creuset's Sauté Spoon was my favorite silicone cooking utensil until now. Find out what makes Dreamfarm's Supoon better.
Prevent coffee grounds from spilling all over your counter when using a Breville Espresso Machine.
Breville Espresso: Prevent Coffee Grounds from Spilling Over
I highly recommend Breville espresso machines for home espresso; however, if you aren't extra careful, you will end up with coffee grounds all over your counter and floor. Luckily there is a solution.
Everdure 4K Review: a high tech Kamado grill.
Everdure 4K Review: Was it a lemon? Lack of warranty service leaves answer to question unknown
The Everdure 4K by Heston Blumenthal is a beautiful thing to look at! And it operates like any standard kamado grill; however, at twice the price it promises some additional features. But what happens when these bonus features malfunction? Can you count on Everdure's warranty service?
Best 5-Ply Bakeware - Like Triply but better!
5-Ply Bakeware, is it Worth it? Review of 360 Cookware's Bakeware
Tri-ply, 5-ply, and even 7-ply cookware has been around for a long time now, and the benefits of this type of cookware is well known. There's no reason why this technology can't be transferred to bakeware, and 360 Cookware has done exactly that with their line of bakeware.
Best Mini Collander for cherry tomatoes, blueberries, and raspberries
Best Mini Colander
When you’re preparing a meal, how many times do you run into a situation where you need to quickly wash a pint of cherry tomatoes for a salad or a pint of raspberries for a delicious dessert? A collapsible mini-colander could prove useful!
Keter XL Unity Outdoor Prep Kitchen with Induction Burner.
Best Outdoor Prep Kitchen: Keter Unity XL vs. Everdure Prep Kitchen
Who doesn't love to barbecue? Up your BBQ game by bringing your entire kitchen outside with these mobile outdoor prep kitchen solutions! A review of outdoor kitchens by Keter and Everdure.
alternative espresso cleaning tablet for breville espresso machines.
Breville Espresso Cleaning Tablets Alternative
Check out these alternative espresso cleaning tablets for Breville machines.These tablets are much cheaper than the ones provided directly from Breville, and they contain sodium percarbonate, just like the Breville branded tablets. They are safe to use on your espresso machine.
claroswiss water filter alternative for breville espresso machines.
ClaroSwiss Water Filter Alternatives for Breville Espresso Machines
Breville ClaroSwiss water filters protect your machine from hard water, but they are expensive compared to simple charcoal filters. Fortunately, there are alternatives!
Breville Oracle Touch vs. Breville Barista Express.
Breville Oracle Touch vs. Breville Barista Express
Two powerful home espresso machines from Breville. Which one should you buy?
best salt shaker and best salt container.
Review: Best Salt Shaker and Salt Container
A little dash of salt can transform bland tasting food into something truly delicious! Seasoning food properly is an overlooked skill that every home cook should perfect in order to elevate their dishes to the next level.
Anova Precision Oven Accessories including perforated pan.
Anova Precision Oven Accessories and Pans
Need a perforated pan for your Anova Precision Oven? Or more cookware in order to fully take advantage of the oven? Check out our recommendations.
Is the Anova Precision Oven worth it?
Anova Precision Oven Review - Sous Vide in an Oven
Sous vide in the oven? What? This counter top combi oven promises to deliver precise and tasty results from the comfort of your own home.
A review of the best citrus juicers in 2021.
The Best Citrus Juicers on the Market (Manual and Electric)
Who doesn’t like a nice tall glass of orange juice? But making it at home can be quite the chore; that is, if you don’t have the right tool for the job. This review covers the best manual and electric citrus juicers on the market today.
Neapolitan Pizza Cooked at Home Using a NerdChef Pizza Steel.
Making Neapolitan-Style Pizza at Home Using a ½ Inch Thick Slab of Steel
Traditional Neapolitan pizza requires a wood-fired brick oven that reaches temperatures of 800-900°F. This is well beyond the capabilities of a home oven. But with this simple hack, you can mimic the conditions of a wood-fired brick oven in your own home!
Breville PolyScience Control Freak.
Review: Breville PolyScience Control Freak Induction Cooker
An induction cooktop that gives you the ultimate control over temperature. Precision cooking has never been easier, but it'll cost you a pretty penny.
The VacMaster VP215.
Review: VacMaster VP215 Vacuum Chamber
Unlike FoodSaver vacuum sealers, a vacuum chamber will actually evacuate all the air out of a chamber. It is also useful for Sous Vide cooking and long term storage.
Protecting my nonstick pan by scrambling eggs with the Cuisipro 10-Inch Silicone Egg Whisk.
Best Whisk for Nonstick Cookware
Before you wreck a nonstick pan with a bare metal whisk, check out this review on whisks that are safe for nonstick pans!