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Thermomix kitchen robot can replace all your small appliances

By Erin L / April 21, 2017 / 4 Comments

If I said one device could replace nearly every kitchen appliance you own, you’d probably think I was starting a late-night infomercial. But an appliance I’ve discovered may actually be able to deliver on that promise. It’s called a Thermomix, and though it’s very popular in Australia and Europe, it’s virtually unknown in Canada and the US.

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Testing the Vitamix: is it worth the hype?

By Erin L / June 2, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’ve heard the hype about Vitamix, mainly from people well enshrined int the cult of the uber-powerful blender. I haven’t believed it, to be honest.  I own a “regular” blender and it works just fine, thanks. Well, at least I thought it did.  Until the Vitamix arrived. The Vitamix S55 The first tests I did…

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My Top 10 Tech Gadgets of the Year

By Erin L / December 1, 2015 / Comments Off on My Top 10 Tech Gadgets of the Year

I’ve had the great fortune to test some of the best and most-coveted tech gadgets this year. I’ve reviewed a lot of devices, but only these make my top 10 list for 2015.  My criteria? They have to be easy to use, perform as promised – or better – than the companies advertise, they have…

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Review: Kenwood Triblade Hand Blender kit

By Erin L / March 21, 2015 / Comments Off on Review: Kenwood Triblade Hand Blender kit

We need our kitchen appliances to do more.  That’s why I was excited to test out the Kenwood Triblade Hand Blender  (HB724 model) this week. This hand blender is the MacGyver of kitchen tools; it features 23 different functions to do everything from sauces and dressings, to drinks, soups, baby food and much more. What’s…

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