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how does a yogurt maker work

How Does A Yogurt Maker Work?

Making yogurt at home is fairly easy but it’s even easier with a yogurt maker. But how does a yogurt maker work? Essentially it works like a slow cooker…

the best indoor grills for steaks

The Best Indoor Grills for Steaks

Ever had a situation where it’s raining snowing outside and you’ve got a steak in the fridge that you’ve been salivating over? You have nowhere to grill it, leaving you sad that your steak isn’t going to be in your stomach? If you have, it might be time to start looking into for the best indoor grills for steaks. We…

best garbage disposal for septic systems

Best Garbage Disposal For Septic Systems

For those of us with septic systems, we need to pay more attention to what goes down our drains so we don’t end up causing ourselves trouble later. That’s why we need to make sure we have the absolute best garbage disposal for septic systems. We need something that is powerful and will shred even the toughest food…

what shouldn't go in a garbage disposal

What Shouldn’t Go In A Garbage Disposal?

Many of us have garbage disposals and we tend to wishfully toss things down it when we shouldn’t. It’s funny that we gamble clogging our pipes and risking an expensive bill from the plumber when there is usually a trash can nearby. Often the trash is just under the sink! What shouldn’t go in a garbage disposal…

best electric skillet for frying chicken

Best Electric Skillet For Frying Chicken

Electric skillets are great alternatives to deep fryers. They are more versatile than a deep fryer but still great at deep frying. When shopping for the best electric skillet for frying chicken you want to have enough capacity to not have to make several batches and you want walls that are high enough to hold a good…

Thermoelectric Wine Cooler Pros And Cons

Thermoelectric Wine Cooler Pros And Cons

This article will discuss important thermoelectric wine cooler pros and cons such as efficiency and cooling power as compared to conventional compressor cooled wine coolers. Storing your wine safely and efficiently is important, especially when your investment is at stake. Thermoelectric has some great advantages as…

Best Ice Crusher On The Market

Best Ice Crusher For Smoothies

When shopping for the best ice crusher for smoothies and other crushed ice drinks you want a tool that can stand up to the difficult task repeatedly. We searched online for the best ice crushers based on reviews, customer feedback, professional reviews, low return rate, and overall customer satisfaction. Based on…

how to clean a smelly dishwasher

How To Clean A Smelly Dishwasher

In this article we will learn how to clean a smelly dishwasher. You would think that a dishwasher would manage to stay clean and smell free on its own considering it is constantly being cleaned with hot water and detergent but unfortunately that isn’t the case. Food waste builds up in the filter of the dishwasher…

Best Water Ionizer Under $1000

Best Water Ionizer Under $1000

The benefits of ionized water are becoming well known. It is known to improve your overall health and attack free radicals. Having an endless source of ionized water at home would be ideal but it’s not cheap. We reviewed the best water ionizers currently available today and found the Air Water Life Aqua Ionizer…

Kitchen Window Exhaust Fan

Best Kitchen Window Exhaust Fan For The Money

Kitchen window exhaust fans tend to be rather inexpensive devices. This unfortunately means that many aren’t well designed or well made. The best kitchen window fan is one that gets the job done well easily and reliably. Our research of the currently available window fans found that the Bionaire BW2300-N was the…

Best Dehydrator For Jerky

Best Dehydrator For Jerky

There are several food dehydrators on the market today but which is the best dehydrator for jerky? We researched the most popular jerky dehydrators for sale today. We read all the reviews from customers as well as professional reviewers and narrowed down the options to find the very best jerky dehydrator. Our…

Easiest Way To Clean An Oven

Easiest Way To Clean An Oven

The easiest way to clean an oven and remove baked on crud is to mix baking soda, water, and vinegar in equal parts in a bowl and sponge onto all of the surfaces inside your oven. Once they’re coated well place the remaining mixture in its bowl on a rack in the oven. Turn the oven on at 100 degrees for 45 minutes…

best handheld steam cleaner for grout

Best Handheld Steam Cleaner For Grout

After researching, reading customer reviews and reviewing various steam cleaners, we found the BISSELL Steam Shot was the best handheld steam cleaner for grout. Although we found the BISSELL to be the best handheld option we’d highly recommend stepping up to a more powerful solution. Handheld steam cleaners will…

How To Make Nugget Ice At Home

How To Make Nugget Ice At Home

Nugget ice, also referred to as pellet ice or Sonic ice (for Sonic Drive-In) is highly prized. I’ve often wondered why I can’t buy a refrigerator with a nugget ice dispenser built in. That would be the ultimate solution. Unfortunately I was unable to find one that exists. On my quest to learn how to make nugget ice…

Pellet Grill Comparison

Pellet Grill Comparison Results

We researched the best pellet grills currently on the market, looking for those with the best reviews, customer feedback, features, and durability. We couldn’t narrow our results down to a single best pellet smoker so we picked 3 grills for a pellet grill comparison that were ideal for different situations. The…

how does an air fryer work

How Does An Air Fryer Work?

Air fryers are touted as a healthier way to enjoy fried foods. But exactly how does an air fryer work? And does it actually produce healthier fried foods? We researched these questions to give you the details to these questions. Interestingly air fryers are not actually fryers. They are countertop convection ovens.

Convection Oven Vs Conventional Oven

Convection Oven Vs Conventional Oven

So what exactly is the difference between a convection oven vs conventional oven? In short, a convection oven has a fan that circulates the air inside the oven and a conventional oven doesn’t. Seems like a fairly simple and insignificant difference but it isn’t. We’ll dive into the pros and cons of convection ovens…