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

Oblique shot of a group of slicing and carving knives on a wooden table top. Selective focus.

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.

Pumpkin Spice is Everything Nice!

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice |

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!

Guide to Salad Spinners: 11 of the Best Models

A stainless, acrylic, and black plastic salad spinner with an open top to show the dried lettuce inside, on a white tile kitchen countertop with salt and pepper grinders and a salt cellar in the background.

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.

The Weston Pro-2300: Power and Performance

A photo of the Weston Pro 2300 vacuum sealer bagging cold cuts and other lunch meat on a large wooden cutting board.

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.

The Avid Armor A100: A Great Choice for Those Who Seal in Quantity

Avid Armor 100 Vacuum Sealer System on a light wooden table top.

If you’re planning on doing a lot of food preserving with a vacuum sealer, you need a dependable machine that can handle a heavy work load. And the Avid Armor A100, with its powerful, air-cooled pump, can pull a long shift with no problems at all. Join us now for a closer look at all the great features.

The FoodSaver V4440: A Convenient Model Perfect for Many Home Chefs

Human hands in a kitchen environment using the FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer V4440 2-in-1 Automatic System to seal up steak.

Thoughtfully designed to provide a convenient, user-friendly experience, the FoodSaver V4440 has some great features to make preserving food effortless and fast. Add that to it’s reliable performance and great warranty, and you have a deservedly popular vacuum sealer. Join us now for a closer look at all the details.

The Gourmia Vacuum Sealer: Great Performance at a Good Price

The Gourmia GVS435 Stainless Steel Vacuum Sealer on a marble kitchen counter.

The Gourmia GVS435 is a countertop vacuum sealer that can handle big or small jobs. Perfect for preserving the freshness of produce, to store dry goods, or freeze meat without burn, it’s also a must-have for prepping lightweight, waterproof packages for wilderness camping or the RV. Check out our review right here.

The Geryon E5700: An Inexpensive Option for the Home Kitchen

The Geryon E5700 Vacuum Sealer on a white, quartz countertop bagging mixed veggies.

Convenient, efficient, and affordable the Geryon vacuum sealer brings a new dimension to food preservation. Compact and user-friendly, you can store foods (dried, fresh, and frozen) up to five times longer with its powerful performance. Read our review now for all the details and features.

The NutriChef PKVS30STS Vacuum Sealer: Performance in a Small Package

The NutriChef PKVS30STS Automatic Handheld Vacuum Sealer Machine on a white, isolated background.

NutriChef is well-known for their quality-built and reliable kitchen appliances, and in the compact vacuum sealer niche the PKVS30STS is a star performer. With multiple features, it makes food preservation fast and simple – it even has bag roll storage and a cutter. Read more here for our review of all the features.

The Best Full-Sized Gas BBQ Grills for Your Patio or Backyard

The Best Full-Sized Gas BBQ Grills for Your Patio or Backyard |

With the arrival of nice weather, our minds naturally turn to outdoor grilling. It’s fun, easy, and economical. But if your old BBQ isn’t up to snuff, you’ll be stuck in a hot kitchen instead of playing outside. The good news is, we’ve reviewed six of the best gas grills on the market for you – in all price ranges. Plus, we cover other topics including liquid propane and natural gas, infrared grilling, and calculating heat flux, so you can enjoy an outstanding grilling season!