Homping's portable grill weighs less than 10 pounds and is designed to cook with just eight coals. The grill features an internal fan that can be powered by batteries, a cellphone or a power bank. It includes grill plates, a drip pan, a charcoal basket and a carrying bag, as well as an optional steam and smoking lid.
Beka's Clean Cooking frying pan is a good choice for giving "a better frying pan" as a Mother's Day gift, according to Super Chef. The pan features a see-through glass lid with vents that let steam out along with a curved rim to help minimize splatters, as well as a detachable handle.
Retailers are offering up a variety of kitchen accessories to help home cooks prepare appealing nutritious dishes. The T-Fal Balanced Living Yogurt Maker helps create healthier yogurt than is available in stores, for example, and the WearEver’s Pure Living 5-Piece Cookware Set features ceramic coating.
Knives with ceramic blades have pluses and minuses when compared to standard stainless steel knives. Ceramic blades are nonreactive, stronger and stay sharper far longer, but are brittle and require the use of specialized sharpening instruments.
City officials in Merriam, Kansas have given their unanimous approval to a plan by international retailing giant Ikea to build a store in the Kansas City suburb. Construction on the 350,000-square-foot outlet is slated to begin during the summer 2013.