What is KitchenBoy.net about? Our goal is to provide useful news, reviews and informative commentary about new or existing housewares products as they relate to cooking, baking and beverages.
Where Do I Find The Information? The Product Discussions category houses news, reviews and information about the various products you use to prepare and serve a meal. A summary of the most recent posts are found below with links to the full length articles.
Following the “Latest Product Articles” section, “Kitchen News & Other Fun Stuff” provides miscellaneous culinary news and kitchen product give-away offers. These offers are typically links to manufacturer or other culinary websites, ones that I will enter myself.
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 kitchen related item, drop us an email. Many of the posts on this site were inspired by reader questions.
Latest Product Articles
What On Earth Scores 2nd Year of Star Wars Kitchen Product Licensing – What on Earth catalog wants Star Wars geeks to know that it has obtained exclusive rights, for a 2nd year, to produce a variety of select Star Wars items. New products include a Light Saber Immersion Blender and Death Star Hot Air Popcorn Maker – What On Earth Offers New Star Wars Products In A Galaxy Near You
Husband And Wife Team Sacrifice All To Make Hang-O-Matic A Success – Like many entrepreneurs, Jared & Karina Rabin started their business out of their garage, quit full time jobs, selling their house, liquidated 401k’s to pursue the American Dream. The result is a DIY hanging tool called Hang-O-Matic – Husband & Wife Sacrifice To Get Invention On Major Retail Shelves
KettlePizza Continues to Grow With New Acquisition – KettlePizza announced it has completed its acquisition of the Smokenator, an accessory for transforming a standard kettle grill into a smoker. This product fits right into their wheelhouse and is a perfect addition going forward – KettlePizza Expanding Product Diversity By Acquiring Smokenator
Lifetime Brands Adds To Their Array of Quality Brands – Lifetime Brands, Inc. has acquired the Copco product lines from Wilton Industries, Inc., making this their 5th major acquisition of 2016. Definitely a more formidable player in the housewares industry – Lifetime Brands Continues Expansion Acquiring Copco From Wilton
Conscientious California Coffee Roaster Introduces New Coffee To Go Product – Libra Coffee announced the release of their newest product, POURTABLES, each packet is filled with pre-ground organic coffee in a pour-over filter for coffee anywhere. Great for hikers and campers – Libra Coffee Introduces POURTABLES Redefining ‘Instant Coffee’
New Barware For Gamers Finds Success on KickStarter – A project from Screech Dragon Studios, a game design company cofounded by John “Hex” Carter & Mat Nicholson, funded their first Kickstarter – Loaded Dice. The idea is to use the specially designed glasses for drinking fun while playing various dice based roleplaying board games – Fascinating Drinking Game Glassware ‘Loaded Dice’ Fully Funded
Weber Adds Another School to the Q University Grill Series – Fans of Fighting Irish football can tailgate with pride this year with the newest addition to the new Weber® Q® University grill series from Weber Grills – Weber Q University Gas Grill Series Adds Notre Dame to The Roster
simplehuman Announces High-End Rechargeable Foaming Soap Dispenser – simplehuman, announced the release of its new foaming sensor soap pump, that uses electromechanical engineering to provide quick, precise soap dispensing. This looks like an excellent tool for the kitchen – simplehuman Combines Rechargeable Sensor Technology In Soap Pump
FreshPaper Debuts Newest Product Innovation On HSN – A Kitchenboy favorite, Fenugreen FreshPaper are debuting their latest product on the Home Shopping Network. September 19th will see the launch of the new FreshPaper Bread-Saver Sheets. Inventor Kavita Shukla will be appearing live on HSN at 7am, 10am, 4pm, 7pm and 8pm ET. If you love bread, you need to check these out – HSN Launches Newest Innovation From FreshPaper’s Kavita Shukla
SodaStream Stays Simple And Lean With Newest Machine – SodaStream International announced the arrival of its newest, most basic sparkling water maker with the U.S.-specific name of the Fizzi™. The company stays on top by focusing on a simple-is-best approach to product design – SodaStream Newest Sparkling Water Maker “The Fizzi” Hits U.S. Stores
KitchenAid Has A Water Kettle For Every Style Or Taste – There are many companies making water kettles & KitchenAid is one who has a model for every taste, including an electric kettle with a tea steeping insert and an updated analog stovetop model – Fall Means Hot Beverages & KitchenAid Has Kettles For Every Taste
Kitchen News & Other Fun Stuff
Renown Chicago Chef Rick Bayless to Accept Honor at Smithsonian Gala – Chef & writer Rick Bayless will be accepting the 2016 Julia Child Award from The Julia Child Foundation during the annual Smithsonian Food History Gala. The Frontera founder to donate his chef jacket, field notes from research in Mexico and other artifacts from his early career to the museum. The annual gala will see Michelin Star Chef José Andrés, Kim Severson and Scott Simon as featured speakers – Chicago Chef Rick Bayless Accepts Julia Child Award at Smithsonian
Halloween Is A Time Of Fun – 5 Facts You Should Know – The National Confectioners Association shares five fun facts about Halloween fun including moderation in consuming candy, and which treats people favor most. It is meant to be a fun time, so enjoy it responsibly – Five Not-So-Scary Facts About Candy To Consider This Halloween
Bob’s Red Mill Founder Wins International Oatmeal Competition – Bob Moore, cooking with his namesake Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats, won the 23rd Annual World Porridge Making Championship and the coveted Golden Spurtle. Members of his company have won titles before, but this time, the founder went solo and prevailed – Bob’s Red Mill Founder Wins Annual World Porridge Making Championship
Cowboy Approved Purple Cowboy Wines Fighting Against Breast Cancer – To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a portion of the sale of each bottle of Purple Cowboy wines goes to support Tough Enough To Wear Pink and the fight against breast cancer. If you are man enough and tough enough to wear pink, drink up cowboy – Purple Cowboy Wines Fight Breast Cancer With ‘Tough Enough To Wear Pink’
Turmeric Is A Spice We Should Know Better – Scientific evidence has been building around the potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, of curcumin, a compound in turmeric. With the help of McCormick Spice Kitchens, this article shows you how to easily incorporate turmeric into your culinary life – Turmeric: An Underrated But Rising Health Star In Your Spice Cabinet
Eataly To Open A Location In Canada – Eataly announced plans to open its first Canadian location in early 2019 in the heart of the upscale Yorkville neighborhood of Toronto. Having another one so close means I may get to visit my 4th Eataly – Top Italian Market Eataly to Open 1st Canadian Location in Toronto
The People Have Spoken As Top 100 Restaurants Named in America and Canada – OpenTable, the top provider of online restaurant reservations, announces the “100 Best Restaurants for Foodies” in America and Canada. If you use OpenTable, and leave reviews, your opinion was reflected in these rankings. Is your fav’ here? – OpenTable Reveals 100 Best “Foodie Restaurants” in America & Canada
Top Women In Culinary World To Meet in D.C. For Annual Conference – In 2016 over 300 LDEI members, women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality, are expected to converge on Washington, D.C., for the annual conference – Distinguished Women Culinary Leaders Gather in Washington, D.C.
Swiss Diamond & Online Meat and Seafood Purveyor Introduce Great Offer – If you purchase $150 worth of Swiss Diamond cookware at participating retailers, you will receive $20 off a Certified Steak & Seafood purchase and receive a gift from Swiss Diamond. You are also entered for a chance to win $1000 gift card from Certified Steak & Seafood – Swiss Diamond and Certified Steak & Seafood Offer Cool Promotion