Connected home appliances are getting a heavy push at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. From a high-end luxury oven that'll save you time in the kitchen, to a smart lock from Goji that adds to your home's security, these domestic devices are paving the way for a more connected lifestyle of the future. Continue to check this space for more video updates throughout the show.Whirlpool connected concepts gives us a look into the future In Las Vegas, CNET's Megan Wollerton gives us a tour of the Whirlpool connected concepts booth and shows us the future … Read more
Entertaining is often not about supplying option for guests, but about supplying options for one's self. Making what you want to make is a great way to eat what you want to eat, without needing to come up with excuses. Why, of course there should be a bacon cheese dip for the big party. And chili. And perhaps another gooey cheese dip. It's only civilized after all.
To get any trifecta of party favorites going on, by definition, there needs to be three choices. When it comes to the hot and gooey, slow-cooked favorites that so often highlight … Read more
Food is meant to be shared. Especially when it's a delicious creation of your own making. But food sharing being what it is, even if your famous homemade chili stew isn't the hit of the potluck, it will still be appreciated. Regardless of if your recipes are smashes or stashes, a way to actually get the food to where it's going is always helpful.
Crock-Pot is at it again; the iconic kitchen appliance is getting a makeover. Available in March, Crock-Pot will be launching the Designer Series with three new slow-cooker designs, each available at three different price levels. All three configurations will be available in the sleek new styles they are calling Squond, Rectangular, and Oblong.
Kicking off the launch will be the affordable Manual Plus line which feature a physical knob-shaped control with high, low, and warm settings. A digital timer counts up the cook time in one-minute increments. They are priced with MSRP of $49.99 each.
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Many slow cookers have few settings beyond one switch that you can either set to on or off. Luckily, Cuisinart's Programmable Slow Cooker is not one of those pots. Instead, it helps you choose exactly when you want to start cooking, opt between four different cooking modes, and generally make a great meal without having to pay any attention to your cooker. Cuisinart has models available with 3.5-quart, 4-quart, and 6.5-quart capacities. Each as a ceramic pot and glass lid that sit in a brushed stainless steel housing. With the exception of the housing, the Programmable Slow … Read more
West Bend's 5-Quart Oblong Slow Cooker offers more options than many other crockpots. The size of the slow cooker makes it possible to put together dinner for a crowd just as easily as you might start a stew for just two. And if you lift the pot off the heating base, you can use the base as a small griddle, perfect for frying up a little more food to augment whatever's in the pot. The cooking pot is also multiuse: it's safe for use in the oven, freezer, refrigerator, or even on the stovetop. When you add … Read more