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    December 12, 2011
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Bonavita 8-Cup Thermal Carafe Coffee Maker : Handsomely German-engineered of premium stainless-steel, the Bonavita coffee maker features a 1,400-watt thermal block heater that quickly heats water to the ideal 205 F/ 96 C brewing temperature. The Specialty Coffee Association of America certified the Bonavita 8-Cup Thermal Carafe Coffee Maker as one of the few coffee makers for home use that meets exacting brewing standards. And you'll see why the minute you take it out of the box. The 8-cup coffee maker also delivers precise water and coffee grounds contact time and its shower head is designed for complete coffee grounds saturation and optimal extraction. The stainless-steel thermal carafe is glass-lined for better heat control over conventional double-walled stainless carafes. For easy one-hand pouring, just use your thumb on the thermal carafe's trigger control lid. Quickly brewing 8 cups of 5-oz. coffee in the thermal carafe, then keeping coffee warm for up to 1 1/2 hours with an auto shut off, the thermal carafe coffee maker is sure to please the coffee drinkers in your home and even those who stop by for a delicious cup. Ideal for regular entertaining too. Product Details Engineered for precise water and coffee grounds contact time 1,400-watt heater raises water to ideal temperature (205 F / 96 C) before releasing Shower head designed for complete coffee grounds saturation and optimal extraction Designed of premium stainless-steel for ultimate durability Stainless-steel thermal carafe is glass-lined for better heat control over conventional double-walled stainless carafes Thumb control trigger lid for easy, one-handed pouring with the thermal carafe lid on Specialty Coffee Association of America certified for home use Brews 8 cups (5-oz. each) quickly and deliciously Separate 55-watt heater keeps coffee warm up to 1 1/2 hours with auto shut off Filter basket allows for easy filling, brewing and cleaning Easy-to-fill top water tank with clear water level markings BPA-free plastic Filter basket is dishwasher-safe; hand wash carafe 2-year limited warranty
 
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4 / 5
4 / 5
nice coffee maker
PostedJanuary 23, 2014
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Hazelnut
fromSpringfield, IL, USA
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
The coffer maker does get the coffee hot but it is somewhat of a hassle dealing with the filter basket. I think it is over priced for what it is. I also wish it was at least 10 cups. The coffee stays hot in the carafe for around an hour so plenty of time to enjoy.
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CIA Masters Collection Large Fine Mesh Strainer, 6-3/4 inch : Designed by The Culinary Institute of America, the Masters Collection Large Fine Mesh Strainer gives you the efficient versatility you need in a handled kitchen sieve. Ideal for straining sauces, gravies, vegetables and pureed foods, the triple mesh 18/10 stainless-steel strainer filters out the tiniest of particles. With a sleek, curved handle that includes a comfort-fit channel, the Master Collection kitchen tool ensures long-lasting durability. The perfect solution for straining coffee, tea or fresh-squeezed juices and rinsing fruits and vegetables. Fine strainer's Sturdy support handle securely rests on the sides of bowls and pans for extra stability. For baking, the fine strainer effortlessly sifts flour and dusts powdered sugar over baked favorites. The Certified Master Chef faculty at The Culinary Institute of America brings their expertise to the home kitchen with the design and craftsmanship of expert bakeware, kitchen tools and accessories for lifetime performance. Product Features Triple mesh strainer filters out the smallest of particles Handled stainless basket strainer strains sauces and pureed foods, plus sifts flour Perfect for rinsing fruits and vegetables or dusting baked goods with powdered sugar 18/10 stainless-steel strainer's triple mesh construction ensures long-lasting durability Stainless-steel will not stain or react to acidic foods Sleek, curved handle includes channel for added comfort Handle is firmly welded to the strainer frame Mesh screen is imbedded in bonded frame to prevent food buildup For added stability, support handle securely rests on the sides of bowls or pans Attractive brushed and polished finish accents any kitchen decor Dishwasher-safe Sales benefits The Culinary Institute of America Scholarship Fund Lifetime warranty
 
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4 / 5
4 / 5
nice sieve
PostedFebruary 21, 2012
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Hazelnut
fromSpringfield, IL, USA
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
Expensive but seems to work well. The rivets are questionable as to durability but the lifetime warranty makes it worth the risk.
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Cuisinart Advantage Plus 9-Speed Hand Mixer, HM-90BCS : Powerful Cuisinart Advantage Plus 9-speed hand mixer provides the versatility to mix light ingredients and the full range of speeds to blend heavy batters. This 220-watt motor uses automatic feedback to boost power for blending dense cookie batter or kneading heavy bread dough. Digital touchpad modernizes this 9-speed mixer with the ease of fingertip control and features a large LED display to gauge and switch settings instantly. SmoothStart function with 3 low-speed settings provides a slow start to mixing, eliminating spatters. Swivel cord rotates for right- and left-handed use and prevents tangling of the cord as you switch position of the mixer. Wide handle gives you firm control for effortless mixing. Cuisinart Advantage Plus 9-speed hand mixer features pear-shape beaters to reach the edges of a mixing bowl for thorough blending. Whip cream to the ideal smoothness, blend egg whites into perfect peaks for light-as-air meringues and whisk eggs into fluffy texture for pan frying. Tackles heavy dough batter with the ease of a stand-up machine. Everything fits neatly into the snap-on storage case for hassle-free storage. Includes 5 attachments: two beaters, two dough hooks, chef's whisk, plus a spatula. Dishwasher-safe attachments and spatula. Instruction and recipe book. 3-year manufacturer warranty. Product Features Powerful hand mixer features 9 speed settings with one-touch operation to mix light ingredients to heavy batters 220-watt motor uses automatic feedback to boost power and blend dense cookie batter or knead heavy bread dough Digital touchpad with fingertip control and a large LED display for easy operation and viewing SmoothStart function with 3 low-speed settings provides a slow start to mixing, eliminating spatters Swivel cord rotates for right- and left-handed use and prevents tangling of the cord Wide, easy-grip handle gives you complete hand control for effortless mixing Includes 6 versatile stainless-steel attachments: Two extra-long beaters, Two dough hooks, Chef's whisk, Spatula Attachments and spatula fit conveniently into the snap-on storage case
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Works great!
PostedDecember 12, 2011
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Hazelnut
fromSpringfield, IL, USA
Gender:Female
My Cooking Level:Intermediate
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Cooking Enthusiast
Easy to grip and speed settings worked as advertised. The cord easily wraps up and stores inside the plastic container but sometimes the cord was a little awkward when trying to set the mixer down. The cord swivels at its base, so the cord goes to the right or left, not really a problem once I got used to it. Cuisinart has great customer service and the longest warranty (3yr). Great device----recommend highly.
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