Kulich: Traditional Russian Easter Bread

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For a beautiful (and edible!) centerpiece on your Easter table, bake kulich, a traditional Russian bread. Soft and delicious with dried fruits, nuts, and cardamom, it’s ideal for Easter brunch. Cover with a sugary glaze, and enjoy every sweet slice. Save the rest for French toast the next morning. Read more now.

Slice Your Way to Perfection with a Japanese Sujihiki Knife

Long, thin blades, scalpel-sharp cutting edges, and outstanding aesthetics rank Japanese sujihikis among the best of slicing and carving knives. Renowned for their hard steel and cutting performance, some adaptations now make them more suitable for the Western market. Read all about these cutting-edge beauties here.

9 Best Petty and Kitchen Utility Knives for the Home or Pro Kitchen

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For hands-on convenience, the petty, or utility knife, performs a variety of cutting tasks with deft efficiency. Lightweight and agile, they can be used for hand-held work like peeling or carving garnishes, and they also perform well on the cutting board for chopping and slicing tasks. Read our detailed review here.

Foodal’s In-Depth Guide to Top Rated Pressure Canners: 5 Great Brands Reviewed

Foodal's In-Depth Guide to Top Rated Pressure Canners

Preserving your garden’s harvest, or seasonal produce when it comes on sale, is just flat-out smart. A pantry full of jams and jellies, chutney and pickles for the year is economical, you get to control what goes into the foods you eat, and it’s fun to produce them as well. You can produce a variety of low-acid foods, including garden veggies, fish, poultry, game, and meat. And while they make look a little complicated, they actually have a simple design and are easy to use. Get the whole story now!

The 13 Best Vacuum Sealers to Preserve Food at Home

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Would you like to have a smart and easy way to extend the shelf life of fresh produce, deli items, frozen foods, and even dry goods? A good vacuum sealer can do all these things – which helps with your food budget too. Get all the details on what to look for and our recommendations on the top models right here.

The 11 Best Slicing and Carving Knives for the Home or Pro Kitchen

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For some serious oohs and ahhs at your next dinner party, carve your roast or turkey at the table with a slicing knife designed for the task. You’ll love how the flexible blade creates smooth, made-to-suit portions just like a professional chef would. We’ve done the testing for you– get all the details now on Foodal.

Meat Thermometers: Take the Guesswork Out of Cooking Protein

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Using a simple little gadget like a meat thermometer can prevent over or under-cooked meat, and eliminates guesswork altogether – making you look like a brilliant star in the kitchen! Simple to use, inexpensive, and small enough to store in a drawer, an accurate thermometer can deliver sumptuous, and perfectly cooked meats time after time.

Guide to Salad Spinners: 11 of the Best Models

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For time saving convenience, a salad spinner is an essential kitchen gadget. Large or small, they effectively wash and dry berries, herbs, greens, lettuce, mushrooms, and much more for your dining pleasure. Still not convinced? Read on for all the convincing details and reviews of 11 of the best models for home use.