Category Archives: Kitchen

A list of different products that I use regularly in my kitchen.

A Potato Ricer: The possibilities are endless

Update: My husband and I just finished a post-Thanksgiving dinner with his son.  Even though I am no longer operating it, the ricer is still working wonderfully.  Besides, it just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without mashed potatoes! Truth be told, I’m … Continue reading

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Kitchen Towels That Work For Me

How many times have you found your kitchen towel to be an aggravation to you?  I know I have.  They can be too big for me to hold on to, they can be too thin, or perhaps they are just … Continue reading

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Handles with Bowls

I love to experiment and test out new recipes.  For me, I probably spend more time in our kitchen than anywhere else in our whole house.  But, for me to function in the kitchen, I need tools that suit my … Continue reading

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To Each His Own: Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer

This handy little contraption allows one to slice a banana into equal sized pieces all in one smooth move.  To me, a banana seems to taste better when it is cut up into equal sized pieces.  Why is that?  I … Continue reading

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Little Red KitchenAid Stand Mixer

OK.  So it’s not quite a Corvette, but I do appreciate my mixer so much more!  All my life I had dreamed of owning one of these big boy mixers.  I would see them featured on cooking shows all the … Continue reading

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Warther Cutlery Knives – Made in America, Excellent Quality, Easy to Use

I value products made in the USA, not least because I am an American.  I especially prize things made in America that have excellent quality and are easy to use.  For these reasons, Raeanne and I treasure our cutlery knives … Continue reading

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The Pot That Fits My Needs: 8-qt. Simply Calphalon Stainless Multi-Purpose Stockpot

I have the 8-qt. Simply Calphalon Stainless Multi-Purpose Stockpot, which is available for purchase from cooking.com.  In fact, I have had it and used it regularly for over a decade.  It is the pot that fits my needs and therefore, … Continue reading

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That’s A Hard Nut To Crack: Favorite Jar Openers for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Jars can be a hard nut to crack, if you have poor hand control.  I just don’t have the hand control that I once did and if my husband isn’t home, I often found it hard to open jars.  I … Continue reading

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My Food Preparation Arsenal: Mini-Prep Food Processor

I have this Mini-Prep Food Processors from Cuisinart and it has been an excellent aid for me.  I use it to chop hot peppers grown in our garden into little pieces and then I fill an ice cube tray with … Continue reading

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My Cutting Board

As I was chopping up some celery while preparing a pot of soup for the crockpot, the thought occurred to me that I have had my cutting board ever since I was released from the rehabilitation hospital nearly 25 years … Continue reading

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