Mother’s Day Gifts for the Kitchen

by Ron April 21, 2011

Mother’s Day has a way of catching me like a deer in the headlights leaving me dazed and confused on what to get Mom for Mother’s Day. For those of you who might be in a similar situation, here are some suggestions for a Mother’s Day gift for Moms who like to cook. My first […]

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Enclume Pot Racks for Extra Cabinet Space

by Ron March 8, 2011

Space.   There’s never enough!  Space truly has become the “final frontier.” We know we share a tiny home in a vast universe. The same can be said for many of us when it comes to our kitchens. Many of us have only tiny kitchens but have much we’d like to put in them.    If you […]

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What Makes Cookware Induction Compatible?

by Ron May 13, 2010

I am sure by now most of us have seen the Elektrolux commercial on TV that features an induction cook top. During the entire commercial the intro music from Bewitched is playing so prominently that you cannot ignore it. While they feature other appliances I am certain that it is the induction cook top that […]

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All-Clad Stainless Steel vs. All-Clad D5 Stainless Cookware

by Ron April 29, 2010

People frequently say, “variety is the spice of life” but there is more than spice to consider when cooking.  Choosing the right stainless steel cookware for you is critical. Even when you have decided to go for the name brand and gold standard, All-Clad, there are still things to consider, matters to weigh and decisions […]

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Form and Function Meet in Zwilling JA Henckels Twin Profection Knives

by Ron March 24, 2010

The brand new Zwilling JA Henckels Twin Profection knives is more than just another line of kitchen cutlery. They are certainly great looking thanks to renowned Italian architect and designer Matteo Thun who designed Profection cutlery. My first impression of these knives had me referring to them as the “Orient Express” of knife lines — […]

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Scanpan Non-Stick Cookware Comparison

by Ron March 19, 2010

Denmark has blessed the world with a line of non-stick cookware that will stand the test of time! While I have owned very expensive non-stick cookware in the past, none has compared to ScanPan. What makes this brand of non-stick cookware truly remarkable?

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Vitamix Review: More than Just a Blender

by Ron March 16, 2010

Of all the many brands on MetroKitchen,  I am certain that Tim Allen of “Home Improvement” fame would be all over Vitamix blenders and food processors. His comic quest for more horse power would lead him on a crash course for an appliance like Vita-Mix.  These machines have 2 plus peak horsepower and the blades spin […]

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My Stainless Cookware is Discolored or Bluish. What do I do?

by Ron March 3, 2010

One of the frequent questions we get here at MetroKitchen customer service is “My stainless steel cookware has become discolored. How can I restore its luminous finish?” Or various iterations of the same question. Before we get into the solution, let’s talk about some of the reasons your stainless steel cookware may become discolored or […]

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Henckels Miyabi Knives Review

by Ron February 18, 2010

Lamborghini, Maserati, Miyabi.   While most will agree that they roll off the tongue easily, most would then sing the Sesame Street tune, “one of these things is not like the others, one of these things does not belong”.   Well, two are Italian sports cars and recently introduced Henckels Miyabi is a line of Japanese knives.   […]

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