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Where Do I Find The Information? The Product Discussions category houses detailed reviews and information about the tools and equipment you use in the kitchen. A summary of the most recent posts are found below with links to the full length articles.
Following the “Latest Articles” section, “Kitchen News & Other Fun Stuff” provides culinary news and kitchen product give-away offers. These offers are typically links to other blogs or manufacturer websites and most of the time, ones that I will enter myself.
The Other Musings category contains press releases, kitchenware news and other miscellaneous Kitchen Boy commentary.
Favorite Kitchen Shops is a list of fun and exciting kitchen shops from around the world. We started the list and it has been expanded by submissions from readers like you. I love a good kitchen shop and am always interested in learning about new places to haunt when I travel.
Questions? If you have a question about a culinary product or need an answer to a kitchenware concern, drop us an email. Many of the posts on this site were inspired by reader questions.
Innovative Water Filtration System Hits The Mark – Cynics like me can be won over by quality products and Aquasana’s new home water filtration system has converted me. This versatile, powerful patent-pending filtration technology quickly forces unfiltered water through a dense filter block for clean filtered water in seconds. The speed and convenience is addicting, check it out at Aquasana Home Water Filtration System
Remote Temperature Probes Make Cooking Safer & Easier – I have long been a fan of remote temperature probes, the segment has undergone many changes but the basic models remain the most faithful. The extended cable probes allow you to monitor the internal temperature of foods cooking while keeping the oven or grill closed. They are more versatile than just cooking meats, able to aid in preparing yogurt, ice cream & other temperature sensitive foods. Learn about these functional thermometers at Remote Temperature Probes A Couple Things To Know
20 Years In Business, Microplane Still Innovating – Celebrating a key milestone in their history, Microplane releases a couple of cleverly designed new tools – a Spiral Cutter for healthy eating & decorative meals plus a Cube Grater equipped with their most versatile blades. Both products are worth a closer look – Microplane Continues Innovating 20 Years On
Zoku Introduces Instant Ice Cream Maker – Zoku introduces a new ice cream maker, capable of making ice cream right before your eyes. This product builds on the latest trend in home ice cream making, instant freezing. This new style mimics the Stone Cold Creamery concept, but in ready to eat bowls. The individual bowls mean each person can have their own flavor. Learn about their newest toy at New Zoku Ice Cream Maker
Kitchen News & Other Fun Stuff
Trader Joe’s Having A Rough Year – So far 2014 has been a tough year for popular grocer Trader Joe’s. Several food recalls and a lawsuit alleging misleading country of origin labels add up to a company with issues. The question is whether this is a short term anomaly or a systemic problem? Details at Trader Joe’s Rough Going
New Chocolate Bars From Hershey Owned Scharffen Berger – Gourmet chocolate maker Scharffen Berger seems to be doing quite nicely as a Hershey subsidiary and has announced four new chocolate bars. Along with the new bars Scharffen Berger has also reached its goal of sourcing 100 percent of cacao in its bars from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms. Good news for S/B fans who worried about the company after the Hershey acquisition. The details can be found at Scharffen Berger Announces Four New Chocolate Bars
GE Grill Giveaway – You can always count on Kitchenboy to find a good kitchen related giveaway. The latest one is particularly nice – A Monogram® 54 freestanding outdoor grill that puts immense power, control and possibility at your fingertips. Sculpted from heavy-gauge stainless steel, this professional-style grill offers more than 1,500 square inches of surface space to handle a wide variety of foods.
- 25,000-BTU stainless steel burners offer precise control across a wide spectrum of temperature settings
- Motorized rotisserie with a ceramic-infrared burner for slow roasting of meats
- 25,000-BTU searing burner; two 15,000-BTU side burners with reversible wok grates
- Integrated illumination for nighttime grilling
- Full range of included accessories, such as a grill cover, smoker box, cutting board, drop-down warming shelf and burner covers
Sweepstakes ends September 1st, 2014 but you can enter everyday.