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John Boos Cutting Boards Guide

by george April 18, 2014

John Boos cutting boards and butcher blocks come in a variety of shapes and styles. Between all of their styles and series of cutting boards, there are some differences that make certain ones better for your particular needs. In this blog I’ll review each series of cutting boards and explain their general characteristics and which type […]

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All-Clad Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls

by Romane April 15, 2014

Mixing bowls are items that are probably in every person’s cabinet, but the average person doesn’t generally think of them as an essential kitchen item unless they’re an avid baker. However, the All-Clad stainless steel mixing bowl set is useful for much more than simply prepping dough for baking cookies.

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Why Should I Use Copper Cookware?

by lwhitehead March 26, 2014

Why cook with Copper Cookware? To start, copper cookware is one of the best conductors of heat and ensures that when cooking, you have even, faster heating around the bottom and through the sides of the cookware.  This means no irksome hot spots! Copper cookware has been around for hundreds of years, and is especially […]

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NEW Capresso Coffee a la Carte Review – Coffee & Tea from the Same Machine!

by Shaun March 5, 2014

Coffee and Tea from the same machine.  Single serving or a carafe.  How did they do it? Leave it to the folks at Jura-Capresso Coffee and Espresso Machines to give you the answer. Jura AG, founded in Switzerland in 1931, and Capresso, founded in the U.S. in 1994, joined as Jura-Capresso to make automatic coffee […]

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Snowpocalypse 2014

by Katie February 28, 2014

We are lucky enough to live in the South and enjoy some amazing weather most of the year.  However, there are exceptions to the rule… 100 degree days in the summer & snow/ice storms in the winter.  We haven’t had any bad winter weather in 3 years, but now it has happened to us twice […]

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Excalibur Food Dehydrator Review & Guide

by lwhitehead February 24, 2014

The Excalibur food dehydrator is a great tool to add to your kitchen.  We offer it in two sizes, the 5-tray and the 9-tray, as well as in two colors, white and black. The Excalibur dehydrator is the preferred dehydrator thanks to its wide, square trays and a design that circulates air at the back […]

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Japanese Knives vs. German Knives: Who Has the Edge

by Romane February 17, 2014

The Japanese have a long history of making blades and an honorable track record for their samurai sword making methods.  Today they are also known for their kitchen knives. In my opinion, their kitchen knives are like mini samurai swords. They are sharp. The Germans are no slouches either when it comes to making knives. […]

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Free Shipping on the BEST Deals as Low as $14.95 are Available Now!

by george January 22, 2014

Have you seen this week’s sale with free shipping on every item and top brands as low as $14.95 at MetroKitchen.com? If you haven’t, be sure to take a look! We collected the best new deals at up to 75% off your favorite brands such as All-Clad, Henckels, Wusthof, Swiss Diamond, Calphalon, CIA, and more. Not only […]

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A “key” that will age your wine, great hostess gift!

by Lynn December 22, 2013

All of our friends love the Peugeot clef du vin wine key!   After an initial bit of skepticism, a quick taste test convinced everyone.   The wine key  “ages” a glass of wine by one year for every second you leave the key in the wine.   For $79.95, that’s a great deal. We tried the Clef […]

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New Wusthof Gourmet NCAA Steak Knife Sets Now Available at MetroKitchen!

by Lynn November 30, 2013

Seems like all of us have absolutely devoted college sports fans in our lives.  From the PAC10 to the SEC to the Big 10, these dyed in the wool Gators, Huskies, Dawgs or Tigers fans love their teams.

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