hfnew | small electrics
June 1, 2013,
The outdoors comes to the indoors with the brand's Searing Grill. The Searing Grill's high-heat searing capability helps lock in flavor and juices, improving the taste, texture and appearance of meat. It's also made with a hooded design that helps to trap flavor and thus give food the authentic taste of outdoor grilling. The hood also acts as a safety feature given the amount of heat the product generates. It is also easy to clean with its dishwasher-safe grilling plate, hood and drip tray. hamiltonbeach.com
The Jura brand's Coffee a la Carte Cup-to-Carafe Coffee & Tea Maker weds two popular trends in coffeemakers, single-serve and carafe style, along with enabling the user to brew tea. It's designed with a brewing system that automatically adjusts to the amount of ground coffee in the filter and fully saturates it for the proper amount of time. The strength of the coffee can be adjusted by the amount of ground coffee placed in the filter, which holds up to 12 tablespoons. When the user adjusts to brew single cups, the coffee concentration can be doubled for the strongest possible flavor. The completely customizable brewing and sizing options make operating the Coffee a la Carte easier and more intuitive. It comes with four preset illuminated brewing buttons for "small cup," "large cup," "carafe" and "tea." capresso.com
Pet owners now can make their own treats for their pets with the company's Pet Treat Maker. This appliance prepares six "bones" and four "paws," and comes with a book of 15 different recipes for treats, along with a glass jar to save the leftovers. It prepares the treats in three steps and comes with a non-stick coating, a safety lock and indicator light. It takes about seven minutes for the Pet Treat Maker to bake the treats. It is currently available in emerald, recently cited by Pantone as its color of the year, and is designed for upright storage to help save space. holsteinhousewares.com
iCoffee by Remington
The renowned personal-care brand has entered the kitchen with the iCoffee by Remington coffeemaker, which was launched at the March International Home + Housewares Show. The new coffeemaker is designed with the trademarked SteamBrew technology, which steams, tumbles and stirs coffee to extract the taste without bitterness or acidity. It is made with jets which rotate, tumble, and suspend the brewing coffee in the right combination of steam and hot water. The SteamBrew technology ensures that all of the coffee is exposed to proper brewing conditions, allowing users to save up to 15 percent in their coffee usage. Users can watch the iCoffee in action through the trademarked BrewView window. icoffee.com
The company has taken its slow juicer up a few notches with the launch of the Premium Slow Juicer/Smoothie Maker. Like other Hurom slow juicers, the new product is designed with both a juice outlet and a pulp outlet, but also includes a juice cap and pulp-control lever, both integral components to making smoothies. Users can close the juice cap to mix multiple fruit and/or vegetable ingredients, and then open it to release the juice or smoothie. The pulp-control lever allows users to manage the amount of pulp that remains in the juice; for example, it can be moved partially or completely toward the "close" position to release more pulp in the juice or to create a smoothie. The Premium Slow Juicer/Smoothie Maker also operates faster than most juicers and releases significantly more juice from the same foods, due to a patented dual-stage technology that works like a mortar and pestle. originalslowjuicer.com
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