I like cooking and have always made most of the family’s meals from scratch. Now I’m making even more meals from scratch and recipes sometimes call for ingredients by weight. The absence of protruding buttons on the surface of this digital kitchen scale makes it easy to wipe down. The graduation is 0.1oz/1g, and can weigh things up to 13 lbs.
Four years ago I bought this inexpensive 8-inch Winco chef’s knife. I’m still using it today, and it’s my favorite kitchen knife. I like the heaviness of it, and it sharpens quickly and holds an edge for a long time.
Gadgets: World’s best jar lid opener
The reason it’s hard to open jar lids is that the vacuum seal is pulling the lid tightly against the jar. Once in a while, the vacuum seal is so strong that I can’t open it. That’s when I grab my Jarkey, a plastic lever that effortlessly breaks the seal, making it easy to open.
I keep the Kitchen IQ Edge Grip 2-Stage Knife Sharpener next to my knife block and run a knife through the “Fine” slot almost every time I cut something. The ceramic rods are arranged at a pre-set angle, which makes it easy to get a serviceably sharp knife. The bottom of the sharpener has a […]
We’ve all grown accustomed to the new world order. And until we can go out and experience the world again like we used to, we’ll settle for the next best thing: bringing the world to our door. And if ever there was a time for wine (and lots of it), it’s now. So even if […]
With so many cheap and accessible streaming options out there for your entertainment, there likely aren’t many final sticking points keeping the last few of you tethered to a cable subscription. But one of those final questions stopping many from cutting the cord for good is, “How do I watch my local stations?” The Monster […]
Gadgets: The Pivot organizes your keys, performs tasks, and might even find its way back to you if lost
As everyday carry (EDC) items go, we’re all looking for the same thing. We want items that help us all the time, don’t take up much space and generally make us look smart and cool. Hey, we’re simple creatures…and impressions matter. When you find an item that can check all three boxes, it’s worth a […]