Saturday, October 23, 2010

Kitchen Must Haves: WMF Bistro Ice Cream Spoons (for Sundaes, Iced Tea and More)

When you have a delicious, tall ice cream sundae in front of you, the last thing you want to do is struggle with a stubby spoon to get to all the good stuff at the bottom of the sundae dish! These sublime spoons by WMF are perfect for getting to the gooey goodness of any, they're the perfect length to double as iced tea spoons!

Kitchen Gadgets - Vinturi Wine Aerator Set - deluxe Set

Vinturi wine aerators are amazing gifts, and so perfect for a wine lover. Since introduced, Vinturi wine aerators have been selling out...but, why? Because Vinturi simplifies and beautifies the entire process of aerating your wine and making it perfectly ready to drink and enjoy.

This deluxe set includes the Vinturi tower, sediment filter, no-drip stand and travel pouch. In the time it takes to pour a regular glass of wine, you'll have perfectly aerated wine - delicious. And it does justice to even your finest bottles of vino.

P.S. Click on the above link and read the reviews - Vinturi really is the most popular aerator on the market by far right now!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Kitchen Gadgets - Mortar and Pestle

A mortar and pestle is a useful (and old-fashioned) way to grind up herbs, garlic, chilis or whatever ingredients you like - into a paste like consistency. It's also great for grinding spices. The mortar is the bowl, and the pestle the grinding tool that does all the actual work. For obvious reasons, mortars and pestles are generally made out of very durable materials, such as marble, stone or even cast iron. They need to be durable, because they really take a beating!

Here are a couple of examples of good, heavy-duty mortars and pestles: