appliances: the A-list

appliances: the A-list
I think that if you were trying to explain to an alien the essence of that side of American capitalism which is ridiculous, kitschy, pointless crap at its finest, one of the best places you could take them is the kitchen. It is amazing–exhilarating– to bask in the glow of that special mix of entrepreneurship...

pots & pans: the A-list

pots & pans: the A-list
There are 75,000 different kinds of pans out there (unofficial estimate), and every single one of them looks sexy and exciting and 100% necessary for your kitchen when you see them hanging there in the store. But most of us who are filled with the desire to be awesome cooks are also plagued by the fear...

blenders and choppers: the A-list

blenders and choppers: the A-list
We got married fairly recently in our lives, and as those of you who have had a wedding will know, one of the bonuses (other than a lifelong partnership with the love of your life) is getting all kinds of stuff you didn’t have (or necessarily need) before. We now are the proud owners of...