Kitchen Product Reviews

Not only do we pride ourselves on carrying the highest quality kitchen products, we also love to use and test them. Here you will find some of our reviews of new and recent additions to our warehouse including cookware, kitchen cutlery, and small appliances.

Kyocera Ceramic Knife Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Danielle October 7, 2009

Recently I got news about a neighbor, young mother,  who found out she has breast cancer. We have boys the same age, so it really hit home. We live in a great community, and all of us got together and decided to act fast and help. We formulated a schedule for the next two weeks […]

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MetroKitchen tours new U.S. location for Wusthof Knife

by Lynn September 29, 2009

Stacks and stacks of amazingly sharp knives…. Sounds like the scene for a horror flick. No, it’s just Wusthof’s amazing new U.S. headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut.  MetroKitchen had a chance to share in the opening festivities. Wusthof family members from Germany, Wolfgang and Harald, were both on hand to celebrate this significant move. Connecticut Culinary […]

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Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s Knife

by admin September 24, 2009

Every year there is some new gimmick knife that is supposed to replace all others. For my money, I prefer the Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s knife. Why this particular knife? There are SO many reasons this is THE knife for me. First off it is truly an icon, truly classic in appearance. The […]

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Staub Cast Iron Helps Overcome Roux Fears

by Lynn May 14, 2009

Roux has forever intimidated me. I always burn it then have to resort to the instant roux. But, for a recent New Orleans-themed celebration, I decided it was time to go for the real stuff. Great news! Roux is not that difficult. No reason to be intimidated. It takes some time…but not as much as […]

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Global 7 inch Hollow Edge Chef’s Knife Review

by Danielle March 11, 2009

In my kitchen, there is one knife that is always being used. As you can imagine, I have a drawer of several top quality brand name knives, but lately the daily goto knife is my Global 7 inch hollow edge Chef’s knife. The main reason this is a favorite knife in my home is versatility. We […]

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Coffee Talk-Capresso Z5 vs Krups 7230/7225

by Romane January 15, 2009

Capresso Z5 vs. Krups 7230 or 7225 Let me first start off by saying that I am not a coffee expert by profession. However, I do have love a good cup of java. The two coffee/espresso machines that I am going to give my review and compare are both great. I’ll start with the Capresso […]

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Viking Stand Mixer Review: A Weekend of Baking

by Lynn December 15, 2008

I’ve been wanting to use my new Viking 7 quart stand mixer and its many attachments for a few weeks.  Finally, I was able to try it out vs. my old stand-by KitchenAid mixer.  In short, I LOVE the Viking stand mixer!   It made a great batch of “Chippies,” a family favorite for three generations.

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Essential Tools for Cooking: Induction Cooking Magic

by admin December 15, 2008

Today we have a special guest contributor – Joe Girard from Rouxbe Online Cooking School: Okay…We are continually asked to talk about kitchen tools and equipment. I know how important this is because there are so many tools out there that cost a heck of a lot of money and many of them are not […]

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CIA Baking Sheet

by Laura F. November 6, 2008

Is it possible for a baking sheet to heat evenly, prevent over-browning, easily release baked goods and not warp over time? I would think that any number of these claims could be undone by distracted or inattentive baker, but these claims made by the Culinary Institute of America about its baking sheets. Dubious, I tested […]

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New All-Clad Karahi Pan

by Laura F. October 20, 2008

Tying on an apron, turning up my music, and spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking – that’s my idea of a relaxing evening. But after work, I’m hungry, so I like to make dishes that don’t take too long and that don’t require a lot of clean up. My ideal meal can be […]

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