Posts Categorized: Household

Build Your Smart Kitchen with These Essential Appliances!

Build Your Smart Kitchen with These Essential Appliances!

Historical dramas are an incredibly popular television genre today. Whether it be Turn: Washington’s Spies, Outlander, or Frontier, all of these shows have a distinct ability to usher in particular images of the past, visions of what life was like back then. One such example is the kitchens of older times, hidden in the basements… Read more

Why a Sous Vide is the Best Investment You’ll Make for Cooking at Home!

Why a Sous Vide is the Best Investment You’ll Make for Cooking at Home!

Cooking is a wonderful pass time. Not only are you able to create truly inspirational dishes that are healthier than eating out, research now talks about how there are significant social benefits for treating family and friends to a home cooked meal. But if you’re one of those people that can barely manage to toast… Read more

Extend Your Blender’s Lifespan – Tips and Tricks

Extend Your Blender’s Lifespan – Tips and Tricks

If you’re a child of YouTube, or at least an avid watcher, it’s likely you’ve come across the now famous viral series Will It Blend? Thanks to these innovative media entrepreneurs, we as a society have been able to watch batteries, iPads, and everything in between dissolve into nothingness when faced with the speed of… Read more

Why You Need an Ultrasonic Humidifier to Live a Happy, Healthier Life!

Why You Need an Ultrasonic Humidifier to Live a Happy, Healthier Life!

According to the American Association of Respiratory Care, modern humidifiers have their origins in the 1930s with enamel steam inhalers, although the practice of using evaporated water for health benefits extends far before this invention. For decades thereafter, and continuing to today, humidifiers have been relatively simple machines: they have a reservoir of water, a… Read more

Kitchen Tech Series: Five Essential Features to Look for in Your New Blender

Kitchen Tech Series: Five Essential Features to Look for in Your New Blender

  Kitchen technology has an incredibly vast and particularly interesting history. Electric pop-up toasters, for example, were originally invented by a Scot named Alan MacMasters in 1893, creating a machine solution for what has been a common and popular cooking method since ancient Rome. The world’s first electric kettle was born in Chicago and took… Read more

Your Homemade Coffee Needs a Milk Frother – Here’s Why!

Your Homemade Coffee Needs a Milk Frother – Here’s Why!

  Baristas are magicians of modern society. They are able to take the inner beans of a gigantic, equatorial-grown pod and turn them into works of delicious art. They can take that breathtakingly long order for a double shot, half sweet, extra hot, extra foam, caramel macchiato and somehow turn it into a reality. But… Read more

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Use an Electric Kettle

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Use an Electric Kettle

Like the plot of a good detective novel, the history of the kettle is shrouded in mystery. From the Old Norse word “ketill” and Middle English “ketel,” the first kettle-like tool is said to be from ancient Mesopotamia, although research is conflicted on whether it was used for boiling water. Following this, iron kettles for… Read more

Flossing is So Yesterday – Enhance Your Oral Health with an Irrigator

Flossing is So Yesterday – Enhance Your Oral Health with an Irrigator

We’d be the first to admit that we are not particularly happy whenever our calendar notifies us a trip to the dentist is coming up. It likely means mouth pain, discomfort, and another free toothbrush that we’ll never use. When we don’t take care of our teeth, these visits increase in both frequency and duration…. Read more