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Cuisinart Waffle Iron insert FirstLook

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

There’s  nothing more enticing than the scent of freshly made waffles waft through the house in the morning. The problem with home-made waffles is that one needs a [...]

Shun Knives FirstLook

February 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

There is no kitchen equipment more important than a good knife. A good knife can make cutting, slicing, and chopping tasks precise, effortless, and even pleasurable. It may [...]

Handpresso Outdoor Set FirstLook

February 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Once in a while an item gets put aside and, for one reason or another, never makes it back on to the review schedule. Last March, we posted a preview of the Handpresso [...]

Pomelo or Pummelo?

January 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

You say pomelo, we say Pummelo. Regardless, this is one giant fruit. While shopping at Trader Joe’s last week, we came across this enormous citrus…easily twice [...]

Stainless Resurfacing Project

November 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

All  of the new (to us) appliances in the RainyDayKitchen have a stainless steel finish. Stainless steel is a great material because it is easy to clean, durable, and [...]

Alsa Stainless FXSheeting

November 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Stainless  steel is a great material for the kitchen. We have been slowly replacing the major appliances with items we find on Craigslist [...]

The Clam Box

November 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sunday  was the last day  The Clam Box was open for this year. One of our editors grew up in Quincy and has been going to The Clam Box since she could ride a bike. The [...]

Jura Z7: FirstLook

October 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Jura  makes some of the most advanced home espresso and cappuccino machines around. We reviewed Jura’s Impressa Z5 unit back in 2006. In general, the Z5 has been a [...]

AquaPure: AP-DWS1000 Installation

September 30, 2010 // 1 Comment

Originally,  we had the Aqua-Pure faucet installation scheduled for later in the month. Our plans got shuffled a bit and a slot opened up unexpectedly. Never wanting to [...]

AquaPure: AP-DWS1000 FirstLook

September 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

The “new” sink we installed in the RainyDayKitchen at the beginning of the month is working out great. Unlike the old porcelain sink, the stainless steel sink [...]
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