We all love to make home-made bread but the most annoying thing is trying to slice it into nice thick/thin even slices.
How hard can it be to cut a loaf of bread without ending up with doorstep slices? Well quite hard if you haven’t got the right equipment.
If you are good at slicing then a sharp serrated knife or an electric knife will do the trick but if your anything like me you’ll need a gadget to help you out. Continue reading Best bread slicers for home use
If your thinking of buying a halogen oven but not sure which one to buy carry on reading.
All halogen ovens work in the same way, a halogen element is mounted in the lid which heats up a glass bowl where you place your food.
There is a fan that circulates the hot air around the bowl cooking your food a lot quicker than a conventional oven and because it cooks 3-5 times faster you use less electricity saving money.
No need to pre-heat and you can cook, bake, roast and grill all in this compact kitchen appliance. Continue reading Which halogen oven should you buy
One of the most useful kitchen gadget is the can opener but if you use a manual can opener you know that it requires some amount of strength to clamp the rotary wheel onto the can and turn the handle to cut off the lid.
This is where the electric can opener comes in handy, just a push of a button and the lid is off in no time. Continue reading Which is the best electric can opener
A salad spinner is a great gadget for removing excess water from your washed salad greens.
They are very easy to use and simple in design. Salad spinners are usually made from plastic with an outer bowl and an inner removable colander or strainer basket that you place your salad to be dried.
A lid fits onto the outside bowl and contains a spinning mechanism that once activated by turning or pushing down on a handle causes the inside strainer to rotate at speed.
The excess water is spun off and captured in the outer bowl leaving your salad completely dry.
The reason you might want to use a salad spinner is to keep the greens from going limp and enabling salad dressing or oil to stick to the dry leaves. Continue reading What are the best salad spinners
Do you need to cut fruits or vegetables thinly and evenly but cant get the desired results with an ordinary kitchen knife.
A mandoline is the perfect gadget giving you the ability to slice a variety of thickness’s, dice, julienne and even cube.
Easy to use and a fast clean-up, comfortable hand guard that grips food securely and a convenient height adjustments are all important features in a mandoline slicer. Continue reading Which is the best mandoline food slicer
If you don’t have enough room in your kitchen for a stand mixer a hand mixer is a useful alternative to have.
They may not be as versatile as a stand mixer but can still do a good job of beating, whipping, and combining ingredients and it’s a lot easier than doing it by hand.
Electric hand mixers are an affordable everyday kitchen appliance that you can store easily in your kitchen cupboard without taking up much space. Continue reading Which is the best electric hand mixer
Take the hard work out of carving your roast with an electric carving knife.
Why struggle with with an ordinary knife when an electric knife helps you get cuts that are cleaner, more even and consistent at a touch of a button.
Useful for cutting breads, roasts, ham, turkey, and meats.
Using one can also minimize the time and energy needed to carve even the toughest meat. Continue reading Which is the best electric carving knife
How can I possibly answer a question like which is the best toaster to buy when there are so many toasters on the market.
It all depends on the type of toaster your looking for, 2 slices or 4, basic or top end, modern or retro and of course colour.
What I can do is show you some of the best toasters available and maybe give you some inspiration on which one to buy.
If you don’t see the one you fancy click on one of them which will take you to Amazon were you will find so many it will make your head spin. Continue reading Which is the best toaster to buy
Nothing beats the aroma of freshly baked bread apart from tucking into a delicious still-warm slice of freshly made bread.
Many people still think that bread must be baked the old-fashioned way but who’s got the time to knead the dough by hand then let it rise before baking in an oven.
There is a better way of doing it and that involves using a bread maker. Continue reading Which is the best bread maker
Blenders are traditionally used for large servings but now we have the personal blender that lets you create and mix smaller servings.
For those who want to enjoy that single cup of fruit shake or smoothie but without having to use a large blender, a single serve blender is a practical solution.
If you want to take your drink with you as you got to work or to the gym the personal blender simplify s this process by combining blending and drinking in a single device so when you finished blending take the blending attachment of the bottle and replace it with the top and your ready to go. Continue reading Which is the best personal blender
In 1995 ex-world heavyweight champ George Foreman launched the first health grill.
Today they are still going strong with a large range of different designs and sizes so your needs, small or large.
They enable you to cook your food twice as fast by grilling from both top and bottom at the same time plus the fat is channelled into the drip tray for healthier tastier food. Continue reading Which is the best George Foreman fat reducing grill
Nobody likes peeling potato’s so any gadget that helps you do the job for you is a godsend.
From the simple hand held peeler’s that you peel a single potato at a time to the electric peeler’s that do multiple potato’s in one go there’s bound to be one suitable for you.
The traditional way of using a sharp knife is not only dangerous but unless your very good at peeling you end up cutting off more skin than you need to leaving a lot more waste and a much smaller potato than if you used one of these clever gadgets. Continue reading What is the best potato peeler
A very interesting title which is very hard to answer.
With hundreds of electric kettles on the market how do you decide which one is best.
Is it a basic no thrills kettle that does what its supposed to do and just boil water or should it be something with a bit of design.
You can get retro. modern, funky and glass designs that would suit certain types of kitchen.
Colour is another consideration that you may need to think about if you need to match other appliances that you own.
Its a hard question to answer so maybe we should look at the best sellers. Continue reading Which is the best electric kettle to buy