In-Sink

In-Sink

"Why shouldn't a sink be the knockout in the room?," asks author of Real Life Kitchens, Lyn Peterson. Since sinks are the foundational element to preparing any meal, it's no surprise that Native Trails has implemented unique styles and designs…

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Power Saw Your Pizza Cutting

Power Saw Your Pizza Cutting

Who said power tools were only for home building? Fred & Friends, an online store of kitschy and creative kitchen accessories, recently came out with a circular saw that you can use on your plate: to cut your pizza. PIZZA-PRO…

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Kitchen In A Box

Kitchen in a Box

It seems to me that technology is getting better and much smaller, which is a good thing. Now, from the makers of the world's smallest microwave, the iwavecube, comes the Kitchen in a Box. Combining the small but powerful iwavecube…

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12 Germiest Places

12 Germiest Places

Just in time for flu season, Health magazine reported on the 12 germiest places in America with helpful ways to reduce your risk. 1. Your kitchen sink 2. Airplane bathrooms 3. A load of wet laundry 4. Public drinking fountains…

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Au Naturale Kitchen Countertops

Au Naturale Kitchen Countertops

Here’s an emerging trend to keep an eye on: wood countertops. Homeowners looking for a departure from the popular granite, engineered stone and solid surfacing options are turning to surfaces like wood that can feature “natural” or “living” finishes. Wood…

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Workstation Wonders

Workstation Wonders

The Aquacentre workstation from Julien aims to take some of the stress out of kitchen design with its all-in-one customizable workstation. The Aquacentre can be built-in or installed in a kitchen island and anchored to the floor or the wall.…

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Simple Makeovers To Simple Products

Simple Makeovers to Simple Products

Sometimes the best new ideas are reinventions of old ones. Take the waste cans, dish racks, and utensil holders that have been redesigned by the people at simplehuman, for example. Their trash cans have a pedal-activated flip-up lid that closes…

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More Than A Pretty Surface

More than a Pretty Surface

Homeowners need never be at a loss for countertop options—with solid surfacing, granite, quartz, laminates, and others, there’s almost too many to choose from. Now there's another one to add to the list—Alkemi. This new surface has a lot going…

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Rock And Grind

Rock and Grind

When I first saw a pepper grinder sporting the label "Vic Firth", I thought it was a misprint. The only Vic Firth I had ever heard of was the drumstick maker, the man who makes the sticks I use. Apparently…

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