Appliances / Kitchen Tools Guides

I've created these articles covering the best rice cookers to buy, slow cookers, portable induction cookers, kettles, kitchen utensils, and other accessories for cooking healthy hearty meals in a modern kitchen so that they may help you make informed choices. My buyer's guides will take you through everything you need to know when choosing the particular appliance or product. You'll also find how-to articles and answers to frequently asked questions.

How to Cook Brown Rice in a Rice Cooker [+Healthy Options]

Automatic rice cookers are popular. Here I look at how to cook brown rice in a rice cooker to get superbly cooked healthy results every time. Plus, some healthy options in rice cookers. Why is this important? Brown rice has nutritional benefits due to the bran and germ it contains. But it’s trickier to cook than … Read more

Best Knives for the Kitchen [Are ceramic knives any good?]

Looking for knives that don’t need sharpening all that often? Ceramic knives are sharp and stay sharp longer than steel knives, apparently. But, are ceramic knives good to use in the kitchen? Here I cover the ceramic knife advantage, plus downsides, and what to consider if you’re looking for one among the many ceramic knife … Read more

Best Ceramic Grill for the Money Offering True Barbecue Flavor + 5 Cheapies

Do you want that true barbecue taste in your steaks? Ceramic grills are versatile outdoor cookers that are just the best for smoky barbecue flavor, but also great for other cooking styles. Here I look at popular model including some in the lower price range and the things to look out for, like the air … Read more