10 Fancypants Kitchen Features You Don't Need

10 Fancypants Kitchen Features You Don't Need

Consumer Reports lays the smack down on 10 kitchen features that aren’t worth the money. “Overhyped” and overpriced items include multimedia appliances, professional-grade ranges, “appliance drawers,” steam ovens, and “turbocharged” dishwashers. Thankfully, not even knowing what an “appliance drawer” is, we haven’t wanted one yet. Whew. Consider this your opportunity to expand on CR’s list: What kitchen appliances and features does no one really need? Or which ones suck?

Dear OXO, XOXO

Dear OXO, XOXO

Mustafa’s OXO Soap Squirting Palm Brush broke less than a year after purchase. The once-shiny bristles not only fell out, but the entire bristle assembly cracked in half. Mustafa called OXO and asked for a replacement.According to OXO’s Satisfaction Guarantee:”We guarantee everything we make!

Plates Don’t Fit GE Triton Eterna Dishwasher

Plates Don’t Fit GE Triton Eterna Dishwasher

Michele is pissed. Her plates won’t fit into her GE Triton Eterna dishwasher.

Alton Brown Saves Us Money With Proper Knife Care

The Food Network’s Alton Brown explains proper knife knife care, and how to get the most bang out of your cutlery chums. The video also features some *very* dynamic camera blocking.

Mo’ Moen In Customer Service, Please

Mo’ Moen In Customer Service, Please

Anyone ever noticed that the companies that offer the best customer service are always the ones that almost no one will ever have to call because they’re just too damn good? For example, Moen — a company that makes chrome kitchen faucets and other long-lasting plumbing fixtures.

Save Space with Collapsible Kitchen Goods

Save Space with Collapsible Kitchen Goods

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Morning Deals Round Up

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