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New! Mauviel French Cookware is Non-Stick, Dishwasher-Safe & Great Looking

by Lynn September 25, 2011

Mauviel has been making world class copper cookware in France since 1830!   Copper cookware isn’t for everyone.  While I appreciate Mauviel’s beauty and great heat control, copper is just too much work for me.  Frankly, if it doesn’t go into the dishwasher, it doesn’t go into my kitchen!

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MetroKitchen Welcomes Wellness Mats

by Lynn November 17, 2010

Called an anti-fatigue mat, the Wellness Mat lives up to its name. A friend who does lots of catering says that her feet and back used to kill her after 4 or 5 hours of standing.  And she’s only 30!  Now, with a Wellness mat, she’s happy (and her husband is very happy because she […]

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And we’re back!

by Lynn November 5, 2010

Sorry it’s been so long since we’ve posted to our blog! We’ve been working to improve our online kitchen store so it’s easier for you to use.  It looks nicer (we think). as the previous look was rather dated, harking back to when we first came online 11 years ago. Our new site also has […]

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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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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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Age Wine in Seconds with the Clef du Vin Wine Aging Tool

by roger November 9, 2009

The Clef du Vin wine aging tool really does age wine!   I was a bit skeptical (well, actually, VERY skeptical) when I saw it demonstrated at a show.    It’s supposed to “age” a glass of wine by one year for every second you leave the key in the wine. I thought, “Yeah, right, like that’s […]

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All-Clad LTD2 – The Sequel

by Danielle October 29, 2009

All-Clad, the most popular brand of cookware around the globe, has introduced a new line of cookware called All-Clad LTD2.  This new cookware collection is based on the original LTD line, but with new additional features including new d5 technology and dishwasher safe.

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Made in the USA: Marcus cookware

by Danielle July 1, 2008

Update:  As of 2010, Marcus Cookware manufacturer Regal Ware USA, has been re-named it American Kitchen Try-ply Cookware.  The new line features the same tri-ply construction and continues to be made in the USA. Marcus Cookware has arrived and is only sold at select retailers, including Designed by Chef Marcus Samuelson, Marcus cookware offers all […]

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The weekend of wine tasting and testing

by Lynn October 29, 2007

It was exciting to get to use some new wine brands. First are the Riedel wine glasses in the new Riedel Tyrol style. We looked at and tried the “O” stemless glasses but didn’t think they felt special enough for wine. Plus, given my gracefulness, I was concerned I would too easily dump wine […]

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