College Students Need Appliances, Too

It’s that time of year when college freshman are moving into dorms and harried parents are trying to make sure their son or daughter has everything they need for the new school year. Besides a computer, probably the most important features in a dorm room are mini-refrigerators, microwaves and any other small appliances students can … Continue reading "College Students Need Appliances, Too"

Study: Small Appliances Make Popular Gifts for Weddings, Bridal Showers

Attending a wedding or baby shower this summer? If so, there’s a good chance that you will be bringing a gift with you. Some of the most popular gifts for newlyweds are small appliances, and according to a new study conducted by The NPD Group, U.S. consumers spent $112 million on gifts of small appliances … Continue reading "Study: Small Appliances Make Popular Gifts for Weddings, Bridal Showers"

Juicing Gains in Popularity

How do you get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables? Do you prefer to eat them whole or make your own juice? If you answered that you don’t get your daily dose of fruits and veggies, perhaps you should consider investing in a juicer. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading "Juicing Gains in Popularity"

Space Saving Appliances: Small, Tidy and Mighty!

Pick up the June issue of Kitchen and Bath Ideas Magazine, or visit to read their “Small But Mighty?? article (pg. 27) on space saving appliances that make meal prep and cleanup easier!    Many of your kitchen appliances are available in smaller sizes or space saving configurations.   If you are redesigning your kitchen, the … Continue reading "Space Saving Appliances: Small, Tidy and Mighty!"

Have you tried a rice cooker?

The rice cooker is one of the most convenient kitchen items you may be overlooking. More and more people are discovering the rice cooker, including celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck.  A recent AHAM study shows that only 23% of households have a rice cooker, and 73% of those people got theirs within the past four years. … Continue reading "Have you tried a rice cooker?"