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Nov 27, 2013

Cuisinart Griddler Waffle Recipes

I bought this set of grills for my Cuisinart GN-4N. They of course fit perfectly.

I am pushover for Belgian waffles and the deep pocket pattern on these plates does an absolute perfect job. Not this set comes with a nifty little recipe book which I have looked closely at and the recipes featured look quite good and are quite doable. I have my own personal favorite recipe so have not actually tried any of the ones featured in the book yet…they do look yummy though Cuisinart GR-WAFP Griddler Waffle Plates.

These plates have a non-sticking surface to them and are an absolute snap to clean up. I have put them in the dishwasher which works fine, but I normally hand wash this sort of thing…just old habit I suppose…truth be told.

The price here is just about what you pay the local retail stores in the area and with the free shipping, you are saved the hassle of lugging these things around the rest of the shopping trip

I have had absolutely no sticking when the waffles are removed when done.
Nov 27, 2013

Waring WMK600 Double Belgian-Waffle Maker

Waring Pro Belgian-Waffle Maker

What’s better than one perfectly baked, golden brown  Waring WMK600 Double Belgian-Waffle Maker? TWO! The Waring Pro® Double Belgian Waffle Maker does just what it says it will do, baking two deep-pocketed big Belgian waffles at as soon as - towards the shade you like best. The unique rotating function guarantees that each waffles bake evenly on both sides. So what ever you leading them with - whipped cream, syrup, berries, peaches or ice cream - doesn’t compete with the crunch. And the pockets are one-inch deep, so there’s plenty of room for the kind of toppings that make a brunch more memorable and a dessert-to-die-for! And simply to make certain every single waffle is ideal, Waring Pro® provides all of the help you need: two LEDS for Heat-Up and Ready-to-Bake, three “Beeps” when waffles are carried out baking, and a thermostat/browning manage to let you please all the waffle lovers all the time!
Nov 27, 2013

Cuisinart WMR-CA Round Classic Waffle Maker

Fascinating that this item is obtaining polarized critiques. Either extremely great or terrible. Here’s my experience and after that comments others might discover Cuisinart WMR-CA Round Classic Waffle Maker helpful.

- I
made a batch of chocolate waffles to freeze (to reheat and serve with ice-cream). All 14 turned out ideal. Before that, I maderegular waffles that came out GBD - Golden Brown and Delicious. All I did was adhere to the light and use settings from 3 to four.
- Going back and forth
to obtain my preferred colour was simple simply because 3 was still 3 following going to four (along with a bit more). The initial and subsequent uses didn’t trigger variations within the colour. Good design.
- Wiped all of it clean
with a wet kitchen napkin. Simple.
- Miles ahead of my
final waffle iron, which needed a great deal of guessing and waffle rejection.
Don’t open the lid until you see the ready light. Or bye bye waffles. They do not like to be disturbed till prepared.
A great recipe is important. Do not use pancake mix, which is merely a mixture from the dry components formulated for pancakes and not waffles. In addition to it is a rip-off, like promoting $1 unglazed tile as a $20 pizza stone.
- Here’s my adaptation of
a great Eats recipe: 2 cups all objective flour, tsp baking powder, half tsp baking soda, tsp salt, three tablespoons sugar. Whisk together completely. Combine 1/2 qt whole buttermilk or pint complete fat yogurt + pint milk and 2/3 stick melted butter and pour into dry stuff. Mix with rubber spatula for ten seconds (do not overmix, small lumps will probably be ok). Leave for about 5-10 min. Turn on waffle iron, spray plates with pam or comparable spray. Drop two ice-cream scoop-sized blobs slightly behind the middle and let the lid down. Setting: 3-4. Remove when green light comes back on. Simple. Excess can be stored overnight in an airtight box within the fridge.
Nov 27, 2013

Black & Decker TRO480BS Toast-R-Oven Toaster Oven

We looked at a number of ovens and wanted something that did the basic things and didn’t take up too much space Black & Decker TRO480BS Toast-R-Oven 4-Slice Toaster Oven. No convection (we have a convection oven) and no digital - its just a basic appliance. We looked at the B&D 240 but this just seemed too basic and too flimsy. Then we saw this one. It has all the basics, it’s a good, small size and its silver / black which matches our kitchen. It has 3 controls (as compared to the basic model w/ 2) making it easy to select temp, function and time. The handle is securely attached to the glass door -the metal ends wrap around the glass so it won’t fall off (a complaint about other ovens). It has a nice slide out crumb tray that has access from the front with the oven door close - this makes it very easy to empty. Nicely toasted our first bagel in just a few minutes and it was very evenly browned, something our regular toaster did not do well at all.

Nov 27, 2013

KitchenAid KICA0WH Ice Cream Maker Attachment

The KitchenAid KICA0WH Ice Cream Maker Attachment: The bowl has a higher capacity (about five cups of mix) than the Cuisinart ICE-20 Automatic 1-1/2-Quart Ice-Cream Maker, White. Although additionally, it takes up much more space in the freezer, I liked this aspect. Following all, if I’m going to make homemade ice cream, I want enough to create the effort worthwhile. The KitchenAid attachment added more air, which produced a slightly grainier, more commercial texture but faster flavor delivery. Perhaps simply because it froze more mix, the KitchenAid was also slower to finish, taking eight minutes longer than the Cuisinart. Removing the frozen cream was easy except from the complicated shape of the dasher. Even though both machines were noisy, the KitchenAid was by far the quietest. Simply because you need to pour the mix in to the bowl whilst the paddle is running and simply because the thick walls of the freezer bowl make it difficult to access, I recommend resting the pouring shield around the edge from the bowl — it doesn’t match completely, but it is great enough to reduce spillage. Also, if you expect to add nuts, chips, cookies, or other harder items near the finish from the cycle, reduce the mix by exactly the same quantity. 5 cups of batter plus a cup of nuts will overflow the bowl.
Nov 27, 2013

Cuisinart HM-70

Thanks to its potent 220-watt motor with automatic feedback, this handy hand blender can take on almost any mixing task—from whipped cream to dense cookie dough. The unit shifts speeds with just one touch and offers seven speed choices. Additionally, it comes equipped with an exclusive swivel cord, which enables for either right- or left-handed use, and extra-long beaters which have no center posts, creating cleanup a snap either by hand or within the dishwasher Cuisinart HM-70 Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer. Accessories consist of a spatula and an instruction/recipe book for getting started. Durably built and sporting a chrome-plated Cuisinart logo band, the hand mixer measures approximately eight by 3-3/4 by 5-3/4 inches.
Nov 27, 2013

Zojirushi Indoor Electric Grill

- non-stick surface tends to make it extremely easy to clean. Charred meals debris just slides off the surface.
- base
of the unit is made of plastic and acts as an insulator so there’s no need to place anything below it to protect your tabletop.
security mechanism constructed in to ensure that grill cannot be operated without drip pan Zojirushi EB-CC15 Indoor Electric Grill.
requires only 10 minutes to heat up fully.
- grill
is a heavy cast iron so holds heat nicely. I have noticed other comparable grills by businesses like Sanyo and only Zojurushi utilizes a heavy cast iron grill.
- heats
extremely nicely. Grills meat extremely quick.
- no smoke generated- not
certain why, but there just isn’t any.
Nov 27, 2013

Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler - Stainless-Steel

This Cuisinart TOB-40 Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler 1,800 watts to assist you toast, bagel, bake and broil a wide selection of foods. The broiler’s full-size interior holds an 11 in. pizza and 6 slices of toast, making it easy to prepare for big gatherings. The toast function attributes an always-even shade-control setting that monitors the temperature and adjusts timing to regularly toast to the shade selected.
Nov 27, 2013

Back to Basics Egg N’ Muffin Toaster - TEM500

I am so in love with this product!! My 13 year old son has been conducting demonstrations in my kitchen Back to Basics TEM500 Egg-and-Muffin 2-Slice Toaster and Egg Poacher. A must have for everyone on your Holiday shopping list. Perfect for a fresh hot breakfast on demand. Took about 4 tries to get the hang of it but we have experienced perfect egg muffins every time. The boiled eggs are just right, if you have family members that each like a different style of boiled egg this is for you. Hard boiled eggs for that chef or cobb salad ready while you assemble the other ingredients. After school snacks and those dinners on the run also covered with this product. Set it up with your choice, poached or boiled, select your bread push the button and by the time you get your dishes and beverage breakfast is ready. Perfect for singles, families with children and your aging parental units. Easy to use, easy to clean, delivers a quality product. Only makes one at a time but not a problem for us as it allows each of us to eat when we are ready in the morning. This is the one item that I will purchase for everyone on my Holiday shopping list this year…….and if I order another one I can make 2 at a time……
Nov 27, 2013

Black & Decker FP1600b 8-cup Food Processor

Black & Decker FP1600b 8-cup Food Processor

I have been using this product for about six weeks and I love it Black & Decker FP1600B 8-Cup Food Processor. I would have given it 5 stars but the assembly instructions are poorly written causing a number of reviewers, myself included, to encounter operating problems. Fortunately, once you know the procedure, it is so simple. 1) Set bowl on base (leave lid off for now) with its handle pointed in the direction of the power buttons and handle slightly turned to the right of center - no more than half an inch. Once the bowl is in this position and firmly on the base, slide the bowl left toward the center of the two power buttons. You will notice a lip on the front of the base, just above the center between the buttons, on which the handle rests when engaged. This lip has a dot on it into which the spring lock in the bowl handle fits. Slide the bowl handle toward the lip until it engages. 2)Place the chopper blade over the spindle in the center of the bowl. 3)Now put on the lid the same way you positioned the bowl. The food chute on the lid goes toward the back of the base and away from the handle on the bowl. Place it on the bowl a half inch or less off center to the right front. Note that there is a small locking cylinder on the underside of the lid just behind the chute. The metal pin in the top of the chopper blade fits into the lock on the lid. Make sure the chopper pin is inside the lid lock, then slide the lid toward the handle until it slips into place. You can see the spring lock depress through the clear handle of the bowl as the lid engages. Now the lid and bowl are locked onto the base.