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Oxo Tot Grape Cutter Review and where I got it FREE

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I received a totally free Oxo Tot Grape Cutter new in package a few days ago. It’s a powerful little gadget. You can use it for cherry tomatoes and pitted olives too! Easy one handed use and top rack dishwasher safe.

I received it free from https://www.listia.com/signup/2971

Or it’s on Amazon http://amzn.to/1EuoWa9

See the demonstration in my YouTube channel

 

 

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Want a dishtowel that can do it all? Microfiber dish towels should be your go to kitchen dish towel


Luxe Home Essentials Microfiber Kitchen Dish Towels- Super Absorbent Dish Towels- 3 Pack

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I recently received a 3 pack of microfiber dish towel to by Luxe Home Essentials.
I never used a microfiber dish towel before.  I was thinking it was really going to be just another towel.  I was wrong.  The one thing that stands out from using this is that when I spilled a pitcher of water on the counter, I used one of these to sop it up.  WOW!  I felt like this was that magic Shamwow towel.  It was super duper absorbent.  I was feeling like the Brawny man swiping the water up.  Ha!

Their Amazon page says:

  • Luxe Home Essentials Microfiber Kitchen Towels are 15 x 25 inches in size.
  • Microfiber outperforms cotton, is extremely durable, yet gentle on dishes and counter tops.
  • Microfiber can hold up to 10 times it’s weight in water.
  • Get out of the kitchen! Save time drying dishes and cleaning your countertops with these proficient super absorbent microfiber kitchen towels.
  • Customer satisfaction guaranteed! Love the microfiber kitchen dish towels or your money back.
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They are soft and fluffy too.  I have one hanging from my drawer in the kitchen to wipe our hands off after washing them.  It feel too nice to be in the kitchen!  I hope they make hand towels for the bathroom next, in really pretty colors!!  Love these! Thank you for sending me this item for my honest review.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Sick of Garlic smell on your hands? One easy way to stop the stink

I recently received a Professional Garlic Press Propreser.  I received this item as an active blogger from Orblue in exchange for my honest review.  Here is a quick Vine video I made pretty much as soon as I opened the package.  I made some yummy Asian noodles and used the garlic press to add fresh garlic and ginger.

Truly is 100% stainless steel. I love that because it won’t rust and will last a long time, probably my whole life. I love how it holds about 3-4 cloves of garlic. We L.O.V.E garlic in this house. This is very simple to use and clean. The garlic came out in perfect little cooking pieces right into the fry pan. I won’t have to chop up garlic into tiny pieces for 5 minutes anymore. This eliminates that. Your hands won’t smell either. BONUS!!!!


I did try using fresh ginger. It pressed the ginger and some small pieces did make it through, but kept the hard stringy part inside the press. I never pressed ginger before so I was surprised. Remember, a little ginger (and juice from it in the propresser) goes a LONG WAY!  The carriage with the holes that the garlic goes through swings out and it’s easy to clean.  Such heavy duty quality, so good in fact, that this can be used in the restaurant business, no doubt.

Orblue’s Amazon page says they will back up their product for life!

” If you have ANY problems with your Propresser Garlic Press FOR THE LIFETIME OF THE PRODUCT simply let me know and I will refund every penny of your purchase plus ship you another brand new kitchen gadget FREE of charge.”

 

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Bee Sili Popsicle, Ice Pop, Lunch Box Containers – BPA Free – Set of 6 – Review

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Today I received a set of 6 Bpa free lunch box containers and ice pop molds by Bee Sili to review for my honest opinion.  I absolutely love these.  The colors are fun too. I made homemade popsicles the first night I received them. The next night we had them and it was a pleasant experience. No dripping, the lid never leaked in the freezer, the lid stays on tight. They were easy to clean, you can get your finger pretty deep down with soap and twist and move it around like crazy and they won’t break or crack.

For the dry storage, we did almonds, cashews, and raisins. Each one of these will hold about 1/3 cup of Almonds (or cashews). 1 1/2 ounces of raisins.
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I also needed to take some hummus with me for work. I couldn’t find anything small to put it in. I remembered these babies. I got the hummus in the container and filled it to leave about 1 inch from the top. I was amazed how much I got in there. I didn’t measure it, but I would say about 1/3 cup. I put it in my lunch box with a ice pack next to it. The Bee Sili container kept leak proof and was cold from the ice pack. If you are going to put anything in there semi liquid though, I would make sure nothing gets on top of them so it doesn’t pop the lid out. The lids stay on pretty strong though. These are a godsend. I believe everyone should have a set of these!  I am 110% behind this product! Good JOB!
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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson. Some links on this page are affiliate links to the product in review.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.  

KitchenMade Stainless Steel Measuring Cups Set of 6 – Review

Measuring-Cups-Stainless-Steel-Giveaway-2Today I received a set of stainless steel measuring cups made by KitchenMade from Elite Choice U.S.A to review for my opinion.

Wow, these are quality measuring cups. The best I’ve ever had. Ever. EVER! What I am excited about is that they have, for example, on the one cup measuring cup, they have a 1/2 cup mark and a 3/4 cup mark so you can actually use the one cup measuring cup for 3 different measurements! That is amazing! So many times I have had to clean one cup to use it again in the same recipe. Now I can just use another cup for a measurement. I love this beyond words!  This also comes with a free recipe eBook!

There is a cup for each of the measurements of: 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, and 1 cup.
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They stack neatly into each other so they don’t take up much room in your kitchen drawer.
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They have a cute little pour spout too.
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They are heavy good quality stainless steel cups.  I doubt you’ll ever have to replace them, unless you lose one. You cannot go wrong with these. They will be the best you have used!

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I am giving away a set of measuring cups here!
The contest ends on 9/17/14 at 12AM

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson. Some links on this page are affiliate links to the product in review.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.  

Natizo Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons Review

Today I received a nice package from Natizo. They sent me professional grade stainless steel measuring spoons to review.  These are absolutely beautiful.  If you love to cook, these are your spoons.  They will never cross contaminate foods since they are steel and can be easily washed off.  The plastic spoons can leave food residue behind.  They also have a 100% lifetime guarantee.  How much better can you get?  None in my opinion!

Ok it does, because you receive a FREE ebook cookbook too!

Here’s what their Amazon page says:

Made from high quality stainless steel so no food interaction, no staining, easy washing and are dishwasher safe. The spoons don’t bend like so many others do, they are solid, with a good weight to them.

Hard, smooth edges on the bowls make levelling off easier and there is no lip between the handle and the spoon, so you can easily “sweep” a measurement of a dry ingredient flat.

Easy to read measurements that are cleanly stamped into the handles and will not wear away over time. The sizes (1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1/4 teaspoon) are accurate and having both US and metric measures is an immense help as you don’t have to convert for metric recipes.

The spoons are on a ring which is easy to open and close, so you can keep them all together or easily take them apart if you choose. They are nicely boxed and would make a great gift.

Order now with no risks, knowing you have our 100% lifetime money back guarantee if you’re not satisfied. No hassle, no catches.
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson. Some links on this page are affiliate links to the product in review.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.  

Zimtal Nut Bag to make almond milk Review

Today I received a Zimtal Nut Milk bag. The food grade nylon bag is BPA free and no bleach is used in the process of making the bag.   If you were to heat it for some reason, it can handle anywhere from 428 fahrenheit and 516 fahrenheit.  I think it would be great for straining soup stock.

I made almond milk once before and used a cheesecloth.  I was frustrated and never tried again.  I always buy it, every week, sometimes up to three, 1/2 gallons.  My son loves it.  We avoid soy milk, and almond milk with carrageenan in it.  That is a whole different topic right there.  If you can, avoid carrageenan at all costs.  In small amounts, I doubt it would do anything to the body, but we drink A LOT of almond milk, so we steer clear of almond milk like Almond Breeze, which has carrageenan in it.

I decided it was time to try to make my own again using this Zimtal nylon bag.  I read the reviews and was excited to try this.  It can be used for other food items like, cold press coffee straining.

Here are some pictures of my process.  I used regular almond milk and I was overzealous and did not soak them at all.  The milk tasted just fine to my son, who absolutely loves almond milk.  The nylon bag did not ooze any pulp at all.  I squeezed this bag with two hands, and hard, and no pulp came out, AT ALL!

Here are my almonds blending up in my trusty blender

Finished almond nut milk

I added cacao powder to the second batch, that is why the 2nd plate of nut pulp is darker.

Bottom line…………

Don’t ever use a cheesecloth again when you have this product – there is NO NEED EVER! Amazing bag and works 100%!  This makes preparing nut milk so much easier. I cannot believe it’s this easy. It’s easy to clean up too. I didn’t use it for coffee brewing, but I have NO doubt it would work perfect as well. Stop using the cheesecloths for your nut milks!!!

You cannot go wrong with their 100% money back guarantee!

From their Amazon page:

75 MICRONS PROFESSIONAL FOOD GRADE NYLON – America’s leading raw food experts love the Zimtal Nut Milk Bags since it creates the now famous “perfectly smooth nut milk” consistency. Competitor nut milk bags use a 200 micron mesh count, which is a grade originally used to filter paint in automotive shops, and is too tight for nut milk since it filters out the majority of the nutrients. Save yourself the disappointment of flavourless and watery nut milk. The 75 micron count is the perfect nylon thread count to create the most delicious nut milk you’ve ever tried.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.