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Immersion Blender – The Best Compact Kitchen Appliance You’ve Never Heard Of

Immersion blenders are the great secret of top chefs from the world over, but are they right for you or will they just gather dust? If you’re considering investing in a new hand blender, here are a few things to consider – and to look for – before you buy. Continue reading

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Seven Low Cost Weekend Projects To Easily (And Inexpensively) Update Any Kitchen

Kitchen remodels can be especially expensive and invasive, but if you don’t have the dough for a new granite countertop, or you’re not ready to commit to cooking your eggs on a camp stove for the next month, give these seven weekend projects a try. For a few hours of your time (or at most a few days) and a couple hundred dollars, these small updates will give your kitchen a major facelift. Continue reading

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Compact Wine Coolers For The Up And Coming Connoisseur – The Perfect Supplement (or Stand In) For A Full Sized Wine Cellar

If you love wine, why not show it? A home wine cooler can keep your favorite vintages stored at optimal temperature, humidity, and light levels – and close at hand. For big entertainers, this is a must have whether you want to preserve the quality of a wine you might not get around to for a few weeks or months or save yourself a trip up and down to your wine cellar every time you’re entertaining, a counter top wine cooler – or even an integrated wine cooler – is the perfect solution to your problem. Continue reading

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Toaster Ovens: The Modern Hearth in Miniature

With a great selection of toasters, microwaves, and standard ovens at our disposal today, it’s easy to overlook the conveniences offered by the humble toaster oven. A good model can do so much more than toast great bread though. If space is at a premium or you just wish you had another half an oven on the holidays, one of these great toaster ovens may be everything you could ask for. Continue reading

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The Perfect Toaster for Perfect Toast

As with every other appliance on the market today, buying a toaster is no longer a simple affair. Today’s options offer everything from special bagel settings to digital countdowns, and they can even mark your bread with your favorite team’s logo. If you’re on the market for a toaster or you’re just sick of uneven browning, here’s everything you need to find the perfect toaster. Continue reading

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Essential Computer Accessories

To get the most out of your computer, it’s important to get the right human interface devices and accessories for your individual needs. There’s a lot of variety out there – even for something as simple as a keyboard – so it’s helpful to know what options you have available to you. Here’s a handful of the most common computer accessories, from flash drives to printers. Continue reading

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Building Your Own PC for Fun and Profit

Everybody needs a computer in today’s world, but it can be hard to pick the perfect pre-assembled PC for you. If you’re curious, adventurous, and interested in saving some money, consider building your own. It’s easier than you might think! Continue reading

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HD Televisions Demystified

Buying a new television can be daunting – all those acronyms! It’s not hard to demystify even the most complex technical jargon, however. Learn the difference between plasma TVs and LCD TVs and why they’re better than your old CRT, and find out which is best for your needs. Continue reading

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Love A Good Waffle? How To Find The Right Waffle Iron To Please Your Palate

Do you love waffles, but only get to have them at your favorite Sunday brunch? If you’d eat ‘em at any hour of the night if you could, it might be time to invest in your very own waffle iron – it’s a small investment and has a small kitchen footprint, but every time you make one? It’ll feel like a big indulgence. Continue reading

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Have A Big Holiday Meal To Make? How Planning Ahead Can Make The Big Day Go Off Without A Hitch

Stressed about your big holiday dinner? Planning ahead can really help – and we’ve got a simple guide to soothing your frazzled nerves and get your food on the table (relatively) stress free. Continue reading

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