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KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

Why are we on this subject – because it’s time to clean!  We’re all thinking Spring cleaning and Passover cleaning -- not glamorous, but necessary.
Of course and as usual, we are on a quest for the best cleaning supplies…and are currently focused on sponges. We have two suggestions:

Scrub DaddyScrub Daddy
Our friend Lynne recommended this to us, and then we saw it featured on Shark Tank when Lori Greiner invested thousands, So who could resist? Our investment was less than $5, Obviously, the country caught on too as the products have expanded to to a whole family of sponges and scrubbers. The original Scrub Daddy’s patented cut out smiley face design is made unique by its exclusive scratch-free FlexTexture™ material. His one-of-a-kind pores adjust with water temperature to change his scrubbing texture. In warm water, he becomes soft and compressible; in cold water he becomes firm for extra scrubbing power on dishes, cookware, appliances and more! Scrub Daddy is safe to use on wood, plastic, copper, cast iron, fiberglass, stainless steel, non-stick coatings and glass

Scrub Daddy – The Adorable Original
An amazingly versatile cleaning tool for the kitchen and beyond!

  • His eyes accommodate two fingers to eliminate slippage while in use.
  • His mouth is designed to cl
  • Easy grip, dishwasher safe and washing machine safe
  • CLEan both sides of forks, spoons, knives and other utensils at once.
  • Soft in Warm Water and Firm in Cool Water
  • Independently lab tested to rinse clean of debris and resist odors for up to two months.

Visit the Scrub Daddy website: scrubdaddy.com


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We like this sponge because it is kitchen friendly for the kosher kitchen - Each sample sponge we received is labeled parve, dairy or meat on the scrubber side. The sponges are also available with artwork or flower designs and more.
Features:

  • Inviso-shield™ technology provides a barrier that keeps particles, grease and grime from entering making it cleaner and healthier
  • The scrubber side has been independently lab tested and will not scratch glass, stainless, non stick surfaces, granite, porcelain, ceramics or porcelain.
  • Absorption: The double foam cell construction holds similar amount of water as most sponges.
  • Durability: Double cell foam polymer construction adds to lastability
  • Dishwasher Safe: top rack, Made in the USA

    Learn more about these sponges and where to buy by visiting their website Icantbelieveitsasponge.com
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Grated cheese is the finishing touch or the prime ingredient in many of our dairy dishes. Think Italian pastas, salads, pizza, soups and more. Of course, we can shake, shake, shake the cheese from the jar, or we can grind our own from a fresh block of Parmesan, Romano or any hard cheese we choose.

The Microplane Rotary cheese grater has become a must have in our home. Not only does it provide effortless fresh grated cheese at the turn of a handle, (chocolate and nuts too!), but ounce for ounce it is budget friendly, a money saver. It features a made in the USA razor sharp blade that effortlessly transforms hard cheeses like Parmesan, Asiago, Romano and many more into prepped grated ingredients and fine garnishes.

This tool is a perfect table topper and helper for the professional chef or at home cook.

  • Available in creamy white
  • Tool Dimensions: 3.5" x 3.5" x 8.38"
  • USA made blades made of surgical grade stainless steel
  • Unique funnel shape with expanded opening so that grated ingredients dispense quickly and efficiently.
  • Dishwasher safe

Watch the Rotary Grater in action:

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To purchase the Grater, click here:Microplane Rotary Cheese Grater

About Microplane: Based in Russellville, Arkansas, the 22 year old company has grown into a premier global kitchen products brand, renowned for engineering exceptionally sharp and effective culinary tools. First created in 1990 as a new form of woodworking tool, the original Microplane(R) did not find its way into the kitchen until 1994. Since that time, Microplane(R) graters have found enthusiastic support from professional chefs and domestic cooks around the world. For more information: microplane.com

Make this KosherEye Signature Recipe - Fettucine Alfredo - with cheese grated by the Microplane Rotary Grater.

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The Vacu Vin 2.5 quart Instant Marinater is a unique tool that
marinates and tenderizes meat, fish, chicken, tofu and fresh vegetables.
It works in minutes by creating a vacuum which opens up the
pores and fibers of the foood allowing for a deep, quick flavoring. This process actually can also tenderize meat, so less costly cuts of meat can be used. Easy to use: Place the items you want to marinate into the bowl with your choice of marinade. Put the lid on and suction out the air with the pump, creating a vacuum inside the bowl to drive the marinade into the food.

We particularly liked the Vacu Vin Marinater when we made London broil, brisket and steaks.

  • Made of durable polycarbonate
  • Top-rack dishwasher safe
  • 2 1/2 quart container - use to marinate and for storage
  • Marinates and tenderizes in minutes
  • Easy to use, saves time
  • For meat, fish, poultry and vegetables

For more information watch the video below, and visit vacuvin.com.

 VacuVin Marinator

 To purchase this marinator, visit here: Vacu Vin Instant Marinating Container with Vacuum Pump - Large, 2.50 Liter, Black

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Lekue Popcorn Maker 300w
This little gadget surprised us. We thought that it would be fun to use, but never did we imagine that we would find it an indispensible new kitchen helper. We enjoy popcorn and buy bags and bags of the pre-popped flavored varieties - including the yummy sweet and salty mix. Now we can make our own popcorn in about 3 minutes, with no additives and adjust the taste to our taste. By the way, popcorn has been called “the sensible snack”, and is often recommended in weigjht loss programs. No, butter not included.

All about Popcorn

  • Air-popped popcorn has only 31 calories per cup; oil-popped popcorn has only 55 calories per cup.
  • When lightly buttered, popcorn contains about 133 calories per cup.
  • It is a whole grain, making it a good-for-you food.
  • Popcorn provides energy-producing complex carbohydrates
  • Popcorn contains fiber, providing roughage the body needs in the daily diet.
  • It is naturally low in fat and calories.
  • Popcorn has no artificial additives or preservatives, and is sugar-free.
  • It is ideal for between meal snacking since it satisfies and doesn't spoil appetite.
  • 3 cups of popcorn equal one serving from the grain group.

The Lékué Microwave Popper

  • Easy to use: Add the corn kernels, heat in the microwave and enjoy!
  • Pops: Over 90% of the corn kernels
  • Healthy: Natural popcorn with no saturated fats.
  • Collapsible: t does not use much space in your kitchen cabinet or drawer.
  • Innovative design: Designed after conducting scientific research on the best way to cook popcorn in collaboration with the Alícia Foundation.
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe: Made of 100% platinum silicone.
  • 10 cup capacity

If you are searching for a holiday gift, the Lékué popcorn maker works for just about everyone. It comes with a recipe booklet, for ingredient add-in instructions. Caramel, peanut, chocolate yumm!
Click here to buy this fabulous: Lekue Popcorn Popper, Red

Watch how easy it is to make delicious popcorn with the Lékué Microwave Popper:
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The Ultimate Grind

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Since we spend so much time in the kitchen, for us it’s all about convenience and efficiency when cooking. Who would have ever thought that an electronic peppermill would become a beloved tool. Certainly, not us. However, after working with this mill for the past 3 months, we are hooked. it is easy and efficient to operate. We just add whole peppercorns, press a button and the pepper flows in a fine to coarse grind, depending on the setting we choose. The Cole & Mason’s sleek design makes it a lovely addition to the table as well.

Cole & Mason was founded in England in 1919. Because of continued innovation in design and performance was awarded CoolBrands status for 2015, an annual initiative to pay tribute to the UK’s coolest brands, an honor voted for by the public.
KosherEye has tested the Hampstead Electronic pepper mill. It has an integrated LED light, but the feature of quick one-handed operation at a touch of a button is what makes this mill so useful for us. The mill features a hardened carbon steel mechanism for pepper, and comes with a lifetime guarantee. The mechanism does not just crush peppercorns but strips them to release the maximum amount of flavor with each turn.

• Integrated LED light for precise seasoning
• Spring loaded mechanism; adjustable grind fine to coarse at base
• Precision grind mechanism; lifetime guarantee
• Easy one touch use button
• Each mill requires 6x AAA batteries (not included)
• Comes unfilled
To purchase or for more information visit Cole & Mason: coleandmasonusa.com  or buy here: Cole & Mason Hampstead Precision Electric Pepper Grinder, Stainless Steel

Watch the Cole & Mason Peppermill in action:   

Peppermill video

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