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.
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.
Toaster ovens have gone through considerable changes in their history. Today’s models can offer a variety of pre-set functions, infrared elements, convection fans, a rotisserie, bake, broil, and steam functions. Oh, and they still make toast. Join us now for a look at 11 of the best and the features that make them so.
Wonderfully useful, the Cuisinart 5-in-1 Griddler provides multiple functions that make it the go-to appliance for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Dual cooking surfaces and a floating hinge make it a shape-shifter that’s suitable for a quick dinner for one or to cook for the whole family. Join us now for a closer look.
If you want a versatile, advanced model of toaster oven, the Cuisinart TOB-200N has all the basic functions plus a rotisserie spit and convection fan for fast, even cooking. Well-built, user-friendly, and with simple controls, the TOB-200N adds a whole new dimension to these handy countertop appliances.
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.
Looking for a new twist on an old classic for the holiday table this year? Cranberry onion confiture is an easy way to dress up a traditional side sauce for a fresh flavor experience. Savory and spicy, it’s also sweetly tart, and is finished with the bright citrus flavors of Grand Marnier. Get the recipe on Foodal now.
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.
With the arrival of the colder seasons, the warming combination of pumpkin spice (cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg) is a welcome addition to meals and drinks alike. It’s great in baked goods like pies, muffins, pancakes and breads. And yes, it actually makes pumpkin taste better too! Read more about each spice, and learn how to make this easy mixture at home, on Foodal now!
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.
To preserve dry and fresh foods, a vacuum sealer is indispensable. But compact models often don’t have enough power, and chamber models can be big and bulky. Enter the Weston Pro-2300 – small enough for easy storage, it handles the big jobs too. Join us now for a look at what makes it one of the best.