Archive For The “Kitchen Gadgets” Category

Kitchen Tips: How to clean your kumkum (electric kettle)

By | November 8, 2012


Before I got married, a friend gave me an all-important piece of advice. Not about maintaining good communication, not about giving to your spouse, not about continuing to go out on dates… It was about how to clean a kumkum. (Translation: electric kettle — here in Israel, we call this thing a kumkum, and it’s […]

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The newest member of the kitchen

By | October 16, 2012


Know what those are? A paddle attachment, a whisk attachment, and a dough hook. Know what they’re for? That’s right… And it’s sitting on my kitchen counter! And it’s not even like I borrowed it from a neighbor (though I did that once, to make my husband cinnamon coffee squares when we were dating). This […]

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In love with a food processor

By | May 25, 2011

gorgeous little potato kugel babies

I’m in love with a food processor. But if it helps, my husband probably loves it just as much. Those of you who have one can surely understand. A few days after our wedding, Husband and I sat down in our new apartment and made a huge to-do list with no less than 53 items. […]

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Kitchen gadgets: Is there any point?

By | May 9, 2011


If you’ve ever been in a kitchen or home goods store, you’ve seen them: Those rows of cooking gadgets promising to make specific kitchen jobs easier. Back in the States, I’d stare at the wall of gadgets in Bed, Bath & Beyond, wondering why I suddenly felt that just about all of them were absolutely […]

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