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KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

KosherEye Featured Kitchen Tool

Zevo and house

Don't BUG OUT!
ZEVO helps to keep the Bugs Away

We consider the south a very special place to live. We treasure its friendly people, polite drivers, caring neighbors, and abundance of flowers, trees, and bushes. The down-size is a much longer insect season. Bugs are also comfortable in our moderate climate and hospitable environment. In the past decades, many southerners used DDT and other poisonous sprays to prevent insects around the perimeter of their homes, and from entering homes and especially their kitchens. In many cases, the exterminator became a part of the family. However, now we are much more aware of the toxins in insect sprays and those found in fact in house cleaning solutions as well. We try to avoid both.

Enter ZEVO. We read about this new insect eradication product, and requested testing samples from the manufacturer. As most of our readers know, we do not write about products we have not used and liked.The results: we have not had a live insect- not an ant, a spider or a centipede in our home since we started using Zevo. Prior to our recent 3 week trip (to Israel) we sprayed all of the thresholds of our doors and windows with the Zevo spray. We chose the ant, roach, fly  spray. When we returned home, there was not a live insect anywhere; As the weather warms, we plan to use the Zevo insect traps, and the outdoor flying, stinging insect spray, and will report back.

Why do we like Zevo? Simple... It works! • Safe for use around pets and people     
• Ingredients inspired by plant science
• Eradicates a broad range of crawling, flying, and stinging insects.
• DOES NOT contain known harmful ingredients to humans or pets
• Money Back Guarantee

Choose from Instant Action Sprays to spray directly on a live insect.                                                                           
or
Use a Zevo trap to continuously attract and capture flying insects.
Zevo Flying Insect Traps use dual-action bio-attractants to attract flying insects and capture them into a powerful adhesive backing that you never have to touch!
For more information and to order online; Zevoinsect.com

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Product of GIR:  Get It Right
The Ultimate in Silicone Spatulas

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Stir up some Color! Function does not have to be blah and boring, especially in the kitchen. Bravo to the GIR:Get It Right design team... They "design tools to make kitchens happy"!

The GIR Spatula was born in 2012 by the GIR team who decided that using two-piece spatulas and similar utensils just didn't cut it. They set out to create category-killing tools. After a Kickstarter campaign and hundreds of fan reviews later, the GIR Spatula was born, designed for superior durability and usability. Even the colors are irresistible.

From Samantha Rose, the founder of GIR... "These unibody silicone tools were my answer to spatulas that kept breaking, staining, melting, or coming apart. They are built to last a lifetime in the kitchen;

GIR Tools are perfect for the kosher kitchen- in a rainbow of colors for easy color separation of dairy and meat utensils-- just choose any 2 colors – that is if you can. We love all of them.

Made from pharmaceutical grade silicone.
Sizes include Mini, Skinny, Ultimate, Pro and more coming soon.
   •    High Heat resistant to 550°F Heat rating of 464 degrees
   •    Stain resistant – Does not discolor
   •    FDA approved as food-safe, eco - friendly and BPA free
   •    Dishwasher safe, easy to clean
   •    Safe for use with non-stick cookware
   •    Use for mixing, scraping, sautéing, stirring and more.
   •    Solid one-piece body design
   •     Lifetime guarantee

Make your kitchen happy... get some here: Get It Right Spatula

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Does anyone really need a tool for making vegetable spirals and ribbons? How would we use it? We quickly discovered that a spiralizer is a gadget that can nudge our family into eating more veggies. Equipped with four blades, the Paderno Spiralizer transforms vegetables into thin strands as well as spiral cuts, shoestrings and ribbon "noodles." Another plus is an accessory for creating fancy accordion cuts. This spiral vegetable slicer is great for slicing raw vegetables and fruits for salads, pastas, side dishes, stir-fry's and garnishes, and even shoestring fries.

Spiralized veggies can then be steamed, sautéed, roasted or eaten raw. The Paderno 4 blade Spiralizer is simple to use -  prongs hold vegetables tightly against a cutting blade-while a crank is turned to produce long ribbons or skinny, curled, and twisted pasta-like spirals. We particularly liked the way it worked on beets and zucchini. We even used it to add strands of cucumbers and carrots to our sushi salad.

This is the updated version of the original Paderno Spiralizer Slicer, which was actually created about 20 years ago. By the way, this spiral slicer was selected as best in its category by Cook's Illustrated.

Paderno World-Cuisine 4 Blade Spiralizer

  • The compact base minimizes counter and storage space, and houses extra easy to remove blades.
  • Its clear cover doubles as a tray to catch ribbons as they are cut
  • Suction feet offer stability during use
  • Disassembles easily for storage
  • Top shelf dishwasher safe
  • Four stainless blades include: Spiral, Angel Hair Shredder, Fine Shredder, Coarse Shredder
  • Includes four stainless-steel blades: angel-hair shredder, chipper, fine shredder and straight blade, plus a pin accessory to use with the blades to create accordion cuts.
  • Use with firm fruits and vegetables, including apples, potatoes, carrots, cucumber, zucchini, beets and more.

Try these "spiralized" Recipes:
Spiralized Ginger Scallion Egg Drop Soup
Zucchini Pasta Caprese

GIVEAWAY: Paderno is offering a lucky KosherEye reader a 4-blade Spiralizer! Enter to win below:

Giveaway limited to continental U.S. only. If not living in continental U.S, you can still enter and, if selected, "gift" your prize to a continental U.S. friend or relative. The winner will be notified by email. Once notified, the winner must respond within 48 hours or the prize will be awarded to the runner-up.

This giveaway ends at 11:59PM, February 3, 2015.  Enter to win below:

If you just can't wait to see if you are the winner, you can order online here: Paderno World Cuisine Spiralizer Pro, 4-Blade

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A personal blender for less than $20. Go healthy . . . Make your morning smoothies.
Compact - Easy to store; Easy to clean, Dishwasher safe,  and so convenient for home or travel
Here's a morning smoothie recipe we like:
Berries + Banana + Chia+ Granola
Yogurt + Orange Juice
But, do your own thing...even if it is a double chocolate milk shake!

Get your own personal blender here:Hamilton Beach Personal Blender

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The Crack'em

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Who knew that we needed one of these? Where do YOU crack your eggs? On the dish, the bowl, the counter, the sink?  How hard do you “rap”? Yes, they all work - but we seem to always end up with an eggy mess… usually some shell, and often some egg drips.

Enter, the Crack’em! It is a dishwasher safe tray with a single slightly raised edge that provides the perfect surface to crack an egg, catching all the drips including the egg white. The cracked egg can easily be poured into a bowl or pan.

Because of kashrut, and the prohibition of using eggs with blood spots, cracking one egg at a time is the rule in kosher homes. The surface of the Crack’em (ours is white) allows full inspection of each egg.

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Learn more about this nifty $6.00 gadget, watch the videos, and order here: http://crackemeggs.com

Free Giveaway - Enter Below to Win!
Crack'em - A Better Way to Crack Eggs

Giveaway is limited to continental U.S. only. If not living in continental U.S, you may still enter and, if selected, "gift" your prize to a continental U.S. friend or relative. The winner will be notified by email. Once notified, the winner must respond within 48 hours or the prize will be awarded to the runner-up.
Good Luck and let this fabulous giveaway begin! Two lucky winners will be randomly selected. Random Giveaway drawing ends 11:59PM, January 15th.

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