I have a year-round problem with losing food in the back of the refrigerator, but it gets a lot worse during the holidays. I don't like having to dig through everything on a particular fridge shelf, just to see what's behind the milk. The Swing Out Fridge Tray offers an alternative. The tray sits on the shelf, attaching with PVC suction cups. It pulls forward and revolves, allowing you easy access to everything on the shelf with just a turn of the tray. The Swing Out Fridge Tray is easy to install and fits any refrigerator, although it … Read more
If you need a little help with entertaining, the Quick Tap Refrigerator is ready to handle the drinks. One of the biggest changes from Amana's usual refrigerator designs to this version is a beverage dispenser on the front of the fridge door, where an ice dispenser might be on another refrigerator. You can fill the dispenser with up to 3 liters of refreshments like margaritas, and your guests can help themselves to perfectly chilled drinks. The dispenser does require a little extra cleaning and dispenser valves should be replaced every six months or so. The Quick Tap Refrigerator also … Read more
It can be difficult to collect wine. It's not necessarily the entry price or the learning curve, as there are numerous varietals that are attractively priced, and a plethora of written advice is always only a few clicks away. No, what makes collecting wine difficult as opposed to baseball cards or classic cars is that wine is consumed. However, sometimes a collection need only be a few bottles strong.
The Cuisinart 8-Bottle Wine Cellar is a perfect solution for oenophiles who frequently "update" their collection. Holding either 750 milliliter or 1,500 milliliter bottles, the wine fridge … Read more
We all know that invading space aliens have one primary objective, and that is to impregnate human kind. That and possibly to collect today's assortment of handy gadgets for use on their own planet. Meanwhile, there we'll be, doing their alien chores and cooking their alien dinners for them with no ability to break from their alien spell. Aren't we just a sad bunch of humanoid life forms?Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 151
Countertop appliances are convenient, plentiful, and seemingly available for any particular need. From toaster ovens to rice cookers, the small devices have found a way into our kitchens, offering us easy usability and specialized functions all without taking up too much room. Having an army of small appliances ready to do our culinary bidding may be handy and useful, but sometimes it's just about storage. In the case of this particular countertop device, it's about wine storage.
The Wine Enthusiast Silent 12 Bottle Countertop Wine Refrigerator keeps your favorite wines at the correct temperature and ready to drink. … Read more
The unit blends with other AEG-Electrolux stainless steel built-ins, giving you a beautiful six shelves of column storage for up to 36 bottles of wine. It's designed to keep your wine at an appropriate storage temperature, boasting a set of childproof temperature controls and an air circulation system … Read more
While most people prefer to gaze upon the television screen during their downtime, some have rather more, uh, sophisticated viewing tastes. As in tastes comparable to their palates. Turns out, directly comparable. For those who need to mix their viewing habits more in tune with their oenophilic tendencies, there is a solution. Mount a wine cabinet next to the TV.
Ridiculous, you say? Well, wine is commonly thought of as best stored in wine cellars, but many options do exist for the modern home or apartment. While most wine refrigeration units are designed to simply be an effective means of … Read more
Coming to the kitchen as what appears to be the first of its kind, this contraption keeps drinks cold when you're nowhere near the icebox.
The sink, designed by Meneghini, uses either air or water refrigeration to cool beverages and snacks. All you do is press a button, and a compressor that sits in the bottom of the sink pushes cold water or air through the perforated disk that sits underneath your refreshments.
The sink has specially designed metal fixtures that act as bottle rests and a center peg that can be used as a platform for a plate … Read more
Samsung has set the new bar for French door refrigerators with its 2009 RFG298 and RF268 models. Featuring an innovative dual ice-making system, the sleek refrigerators can create up to one and a half times the ice in refrigerators with a single ice maker.
The dual ice system is composed of an external filtered water and ice dispenser embedded in the counter-height fridge and an additional dispenser in the freezer. If you're not up to eating that much ice, you can turn one of them off: each one is independently operated. And don't let the extra ice dispenser … Read more
Don't get me wrong, I'm certainly not complaining about it. With gorgeous appliances like these Cube refrigerators from Siemens, you can furnish a kitchen that, well, doesn't even look like one.
The wall-mounted cube has a modest amount of space, large enough to hold drinks and snacks. It would be perfect for a minibar or a bedroom, and its design makes it pretty enough to include in the rest of your decor. It also has interchangeable panels, so you can … Read more