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In this week’s Millennial Mom, I explained how my life has changed since getting a veggie spiralizer.  Everyone is doing nowadays,...
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    Not Your Mamma’s Stemware

    One of the things I absolutely love is craft beer.  I am always searching for new flavors and interesting bottles, which often times is the decision maker. What? I am a girl you know.  I have...
    January 22, 2016 420 0
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    Locked Out

    Oh my, my, my…a cookie jar that locks you out!!!  Who would have thought?  During this holiday season, I can tell you this, I need one now before I become a balloon.  This gadget called Kitchen...
    December 3, 2015 480 0
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    Let’s Go Our Separate Ways

    One thing I had to pick up this year was a gravy separator/fat separator.  Spooning the fat off the dripping is awful and most of the time you don’t get it all.  That’s when you resort...
    November 19, 2015 390 0
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    Everything is Better Fried

    Frying your bird is a relatively new fad, but a yummy one.  There are a number of turkey fryers out there, from gas to electric.  Frying your turkey sounds like you are adding a lot of...
    November 19, 2015 606 0
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    Neurogastronomy-What the?

    Neurogastronomy is a mouthful, but what is it exactly?  The latest in restaurant trends, neurogastronomy is simply how the brain creates flavor.  I find the concept so cool, as I love science.  Restauruants are finding that...
    November 12, 2015 406 0
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    Chilling to the Bone

    Do you want to give the kids and adult a scare every day of the year?  I do, I do.  Check out these totally wicked ice cube trays.  Brains, teeth, and ghosts, oh my!  Fred &...
    October 23, 2015 374 0
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    A Watched Pot Never… Stirs Itself?

    Actually, it does. The Self-Stirring Pot is “an electric cooking appliance that includes both the actual pot and the heating mechanism,” as demonstrated at http://www.coolthings.com/self-stirring-pot/.   The cool gadget site of http://www.hammacher.com/81243 gives us this description:...
    September 18, 2015 481 0
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    Should It Go or Should It Stay?

    At one time or another, just about everyone on planet Earth has eaten something that should have never been consumed. We, on a dare, ate ants with no ill effects. Wish we could say the same...
    September 18, 2015 430 0
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    My Fork. It’s Alive!

    What could be better than an electronic fork that monitors one’s eating habits? Maybe one that cooks, but we don’t have that quite yet. What we do have is the HAPIfork, which “alerts you with the...
    September 3, 2015 747 0
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    It’s not JUST Coffee and Toast

    Did you get a single-cup coffee brewer from Santa? You and a bazillion other lucky ducks did! Stats show that fully 20 percent of us make our cuppa joe in a single-cup brewer, a huge leap...
    August 6, 2015 1076 0
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    Balancing Butter Knife

    This is pretty cool, a “new Balancing Butter Knife that automatically stands up on its backend when not in use to help keep your tabletop clean.” See it at http://www.thegreenhead.com/2015/06/balancing-stand-up-butter-knife-keeps-tabletop-clean.php, http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/balancing-knife and http://www.dudeiwantthat.com/household/kitchen/self-balancing-butter-knife.asp.  ...Read More
    July 30, 2015 745 0
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    What Do You Dunk Deep Fried Coffee In?

    We positively love the concept of deep-frying. Snickers, bacon, CoCola, ice cream – give it to us in a crispy, sugary crust and you’ve hooked us! So now the San Diego County Fair “has found a...
    July 29, 2015 537 0
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    Mmmmmm. PopaBalls

    If you’re late to the party, here’s the scoop: “PopaBalls are little bubbles filled with tasty juice that burst in your mouth after slurping them up in your favorite beverages and cocktails. They come in Passion...
    July 28, 2015 521 0
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    Beam Us Up, Scotty!

    It was only a matter of time since the first 3-D printer came out before it would involve food. And now it does, all Star Trekky and cool. Molly found a story that just wowed us...
    June 28, 2015 679 0
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    Do the Hokey Poke ‘n Turn Yourself About

    To those who say poke is an acquired taste, we say, “We were born this way.” We freakin’ love poke, the Hawaiian rendition of sashimi/sushi that is oftentimes served with rice or as a dip for...
    June 27, 2015 850 0
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    Coffee so cool it’s absotively, posilutely HOT

    Siemens Connected Coffee Maker You get your coffee and espresso from bean to cup in single touch. The heating system is called “senso flow,” and the brewing technique is “aroma pressure steam.” You betcha. There is...
    June 20, 2015 1550 0
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    Techno Kitchen

    Smart Knife for brilliant prep  Conceived by South Korean Millennial Jeon Chang dae , the Smart Knife design is SO techno-cool that we’re afraid to jinx it by saying, “Woah!” Dae submitted the concept to Electrolux...
    June 19, 2015 588 0