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KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

Now that we've tried and tested the EC PIN created by EC Therm, we are hooked. 

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Shaker and Apple Strudel
Sift and Shake, Shake, Shake with RSVP

Yes, sometimes the right kitchen tool can make a difference in prep time, along with the way foods look and taste. Two examples of our favorites are our OXO apple slicer/corer which we often use – particularly when baking pies and cakes, and our Microplane citrus zester, which adds so much flavor to many dishes. We have recently tested some new sifting gadgets, and are sharing news of our favorites. Each is priced at $20 or less, and saves time.

The Endurance - 11 ounce 18/8 stainless all purpose shaker by RSVP-INT
This all-purpose shaker is perfect for sprinkling flour, herbs, sprinkles, salt, pepper while baking and cooking. The holes are substantially larger than those in the fine mesh shaker. The dishwasher-safe shaker comes with an airtight cover for storage.  - BUY by CLICKING HERE

The Endurance - 11 ounce 18/8 stainless fine mesh shaker by RSVP-INT
This is a handy tool to decorate foods such as cakes, pies, desserts, waffles, pancakes, and to garnish and flavor drinks. We particularly like using the shaker for garnishing cakes with powdered sugar. The dishwasher safe shaker comes with an airtight cover for storage. Approximately $10
 - BUY this Fine Mesh Shaker by CLICKING HERE.

The Chef’s Duster by Everyday Gourmet
This is a handy scoop for dry ingredients. Scoop directly from a canister, like a flour canister, snap on the cap, and gently squeeze the spring handle to dust, sift or blend. It is made from dishwasher safe 18/8 stainless steel, Approximately $20 - BUY The Chef's Duster by CLICKING HERE!

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Recipe: We mixed our favorite poultry spice rub and stored it in the all purpose shaker, ready for seasoning a poultry prior to roasting.

5 Tablespoons onion powder
5 Tablespoons garlic powder
5 Tablespoons paprika
2 teaspoons sea salt or kosher salt
1-teaspoon pepper

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                      Gourmia Fryista model post                                     Gourmia fries finalGourmia Fryista Air Fryer

Who knew?  At the 2018 International Housewares Show, we had spotted air fryers from several exhibitors,but were not really anxious to try a new countertop appliance. Besides, we’re from the south, and in our language “frying” means deep fry in several inches of oil. After viewing at least 10 different companies introducing various models of air fryers, we decided that on behalf of our readers, we had to stay on top of trends and educate ourselves as to what this gadget can (and we thought, cannot) do. So, we requested 2 test units…a very compact one from DASH, and a family sized air fryer from Gourmia. And, now, all we can say is Double WOW!

The Gourmia 5 quart air fryer is family sized, simple to use, affordably priced and results in crispy, fast cooked results. It uses a system called RadiVection 360-degree technology which provides radiant and convection heat for fast, even, crispy texture.

  •  Makes crispy French fries, vegetables, fried chicken and more with just a spray of oil
  •  It can roast, grills, bake and defrost
  •  RadiVection technology combines radiant & convection heat
  •  Takes less than 1/2 of the time of a regular oven
  •  Simple controls: 60-minute timer with auto shut-off;
  •  Temperature control up to 400° F
  •  5-quart fryer basket accommodates family sized quantities of food
  •  Removable, non-stick fry basket for easy for easy clean-up
  •  Includes recipe book
  •  1-year manufacturer's warranty

We highly recommend this unit, (GAF560) for pricing, ease of use, size and functionality. It is family friendly. Buy it here: Gourmia GAF560
Try our recipe for Fried Chicken in the Air Fryer 


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Kalorik Egg Cooker 2
The Kalorik Egg Cooker
Who needed an egg cooker? Not us! It was not even on our top 50 wish list of kitchen tools. So what happened? We went on vacation with a family member who talked incessantly (I mean that in a good way!) about the “wonderful” egg cooker he had at home. Each morning when he prepared his vacation breakfast - first boiling water, then timing the eggs and then struggling to evenly peel them, he would mention his “no fail” egg cooker, and why we should have one. We were tempted and knew that we had to try this tool at the very least to humor him, so we contacted Kalorik (his recommended brand) and very skeptically tested their 7-egg model. Results? To our complete surprise…EGGcellent! Confession here: We have a lack of patience and admit to being terrible egg peelers. In fact, we usually enlist our husband to do this task. Not any longer. The Kalorik egg cooker appliance makes peeling eggs a cinch.

Simply add desired number of eggs (up to 7) to the appliance. Punch a teeny tiny little hole at the top of each egg (piercing tool supplied); Fill the base with water. Cover, plug in and let steam from 7-15 minutes. When the eggs are ready, a buzzer sounds. Put eggs in an ice bath (optional) to stop cooking, and then peel. The peel comes off easily, quickly and perfectly. The unit is easy to clean, but we do wish that it was dishwasher safe. Highly recommended. EGGceptional tool. The model we tested, #EK 35321 is affordably priced at $18.35 on Amazon. Click Here to buy.

  • Cooks up to 7 eggs at the same time
  • Stainless steel heating plate and lid
  • End of cooking signal
  • On/off switch with light
  • Egg poacher for 4 eggs
  • Small enough to store in most cabinets
  • Ideal for hard boiling and soft boiling up to 7 eggs, and poaches 2 eggs

For more information about the Kalorik Egg Cooker, click HERE!

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