The history of plates. What were the earliest plates made of? How did we go from eating off large leaves and slabs of bread to the china plates we use today?
Lead and cadmium from dinnerware can be absorbed by children! Lead accumulates in bones where it displaces calcium. Cadmium can cause kidney disease and lung damage, cancer, and fragile bones.
Five great brand names of lead-free made in the USA dinnerware with place settings. Dishes made in the USA, some beautifully hand-painted and hand-fired. Many colors to choose from.
Inverter technology is a new feature in microwave ovens, bringing microwave cooking to a higher level.
I started collecting vintage cookie jars completely by accident. During my growing-up years my family had a pig cookie jar that was both well-loved and well-used. I can remember my brother and I teaming up to steal the tea cakes that were put away...
If you have little counter space or simply live alone, you don't have to suffer through instant coffee. There are several reliable small coffee makers that work just as well as the larger models.
Review and recommendation for quality made wooden breadbins based on my own personal experience; looking at the beauty of natural wood and finding the ideal location for bread-boxes in the kitchen.
Retro kitchens, especially 50s kitchens, can be cute and more-than-practical. And the 50s kitchen colors in any modern kitchen would make for a fun, retro spin and brighten up anyone's day.
The Hamilton Beach Commercial 12 Cup Coffee Maker brews a perfect cup of coffee. Even better is that it keeps your coffee warm without ruining the flavor. It is designed to be heavy-duty, which it is, but it doesn't have an industrial look, instead it is quite pretty sitting on your kitchen counter.
My review for the best deep fat fryers based on my experiences of using these kitchen appliances; to mainly cook chips (French Fries in America). I also look at alternative methods of frying chips.