glassware Stories January 21, 2015

As the last few Kitchen Tech columns on bar tools (part 1part 2) and high-end coffee makers probably demonstrated, I’m a beverage obsessive — over the years, I’ve learned that great dining experiences are as much about what you drink as what you eat. The right beverage can actually improve your entire meal, and if it’s served in the right way, something as seemingly simple as wine or champagne can become the most memorable part of a night. There are great reasons to bring that sort of restaurant-quality experience home.

Today’s Kitchen Tech focuses on Wine Tools, including eight categories of items that range from mandatory to optional. Where appropriate, I’ll explain the benefits and issues of a bargain or higher-end option. To kick things off, I’m starting with something that’s highly optional and just starting to appear in some U.S. restaurants, a Spanish wine tool called a porrón. Read on…

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glassware Stories August 26, 2014

Updates:

  • Ivation Long Range Wireless Dual Probe Meat Thermometer Set $43 (Reg. $60)  – Use code ZEWB6SU2 | Amazon
  • Maverick Long Range Digital Wireless Meat Thermometer Set $53 (Reg. $70) – Use code 2IVNE97K | Amazon

Woot is offering the Pyrex 18-Piece Storage Set glassware with color lids (1110141) for $19.99 + $5 flat rate shipping. That’s $35 or 64% off the original list price, $22 under Amazon’s price for similar sets, and the lowest we’ve seen this set go for. Today’s deal is only $5 more than a similar 8 piece set on Amazon.

This 18 piece set works great in the refrigerator and freezer, features non-porous glass that won’t absorb stains or odors, and is dishwasher safe (lids top rack only). Pyrex makes its glassware in the US, has received 4+ star ratings on just about all of its storage solutions on Amazon and today’s deal comes with a 2 year warranty directly from Pyrex.

Dyson’s official refurbished eBay store is offering the Dyson DC50 Animal Upright Bagless Vacuum with Tangle Free Tool for $229.99 shipped. That’s $270 of the original new price, $144 under Amazon’s new price, and the lowest we’ve seen refurbs on this particular model go for. It features:

  • Most advanced cleaner head technology from Dyson, engineered for increased dirt pick-up
  • 2 Tier Radial cyclones capture more microscopic particle, no bag, no loss of suction
  • Latest Ball technology, turns on the spot and steers more easily into difficult spaces
  • Ultra-lightweight and durable , weighs just 11.6 lbs

This model comes with a 6 Month Dyson Warranty + 2.5 Years thru ABC Vacuum Warehouse (valid within US only) and has received a 4.2/5 star rating from nearly 200 Amazon customers. Woot also has the manufacturer refurbished Dyson DC44 Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Blue for $200 +  $5 shipping (Reg. $305+)

More notable Home Deals from BISSELL, Dirt Devil and Crock-Pot below:

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