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 Colorful Earthenware Sets
Colorful Earthenware Sets
Colorful Earthenware Sets : Colorful earthenware and casual styling make this dinnerware an ideal choice for every day. Unique two-tone design has a solid color on the outside and cream on the bottom, inside and rim. Set of 16 includes four each: 11" dinner plate, 8 3/4" salad plate, 6 1/4" bowl and 22 1/2 -oz. mug. Set of 32 includes eight each: 11" dinner plate, 8 3/4" salad plate, 6 1/4" bowl and 22 1/2 -oz. mug.Microwave- and dishwasher-safe. Blueberry, cream, kiwi or watermelon. Exclusive to CHEFS.
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Sturdy
PostedApril 8, 2009
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drfitchett
fromVirginia Beach, VA
The weight of the pieces are light enough to use easily in the kitchen but sturdy enough that I don't have to treat them so delicately. The plates are wide and flat. The cups are deep and wide. The cream matched all the items in my kitchen and made a neutral addition to my green color scheme.
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 KitchenAid Professional 5-Quart Plus Series Stand Mixer KV25GOX
KitchenAid Professional 5-Quart Plus Series Stand Mixer KV25GOX
KitchenAid Professional 5-Quart Plus Series Stand Mixer KV25GOX : This KitchenAid Professional 5 Plus Series Stand Mixer is specifically engineered to stir, knead, mix or whip up to 6 loaves of white bread, 7 pounds of mashed potatoes and 10 dozen cookies. The high-performance 450-watt motor has 10 variable speeds and comes with a wide 5-quart stainless-steel bowl, PowerKnead coated spiral dough hook, professional coated flat beater and stainless-steel wire whip. The easy turn of a lever raises the bowl into mixing position. Hassle-free 1-year replacement warranty. 11 1/4"W x 14 5/8"D x 16 1/2"H. 25 lbs. Model: KV25GOX. Product Features Professional bowl-lift design High-performance 450-watt motor handles thick batters and heavy yeast bread dough with ease Wide 5-quart polished stainless-steel bowl holds huge batches and up to 12 cups of all-purpose flour 10-speed slide control ensures the just-right control you prefer from a speedy whip to a meticulous slow stir PowerKnead spiral dough hook powerfully punches and rolls thick, heavy dough with smooth efficiency that replicates hand-kneading Professionally designed stainless-steel wire whip rapidly increases airflow into egg mixtures for stiff soufflés and rigid meringue peaks Specially designed flat beater works with the planetary mixing action to thoroughly mix all ingredients Soft Start feature helps eliminate ingredient splash-out or flour-puff by starting the mixer slowly before increasing to the selected speed Planetary mixing action eliminates the need to rotate the bowl and guides the wire whip to cover 67 different points within the bowl for superior mixing Electronic speed sensor maintains selected speed regardless of load Lock-rotor protection safeguards the motor by automatically shutting off if something obstructs the mixing action Direct drive all-steel gear transmission ensures high-performance mixing action Spiral-bound recipe book includes more than 70 recipes
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
My First KitchenAid
PostedApril 8, 2008
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drfitchett
fromVirginia Beach, VA
My mom bought this for me for my birthday. I'd never used one before, so I was nervous. She told me to start with something easy, like boxed brownies, or icing. I started with an icing and was squeeling with baker's-glee when I saw how smooth it turned out. It was gorgeous and the texture was as smooth as silk. The true test came when my 15 year old son with special needs said he wanted to make brownies. He can barely boil water, let alone bake brownies, but I let him give it a whirl with the KitchenAid, and Voila!....easy as pie. He now makes us brownies all the time with the KitchenAid and this boosts his confidence. Buy this for yourself or a very special relative. Husbands, if you're reading this, you can't go wrong with this purchase.
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Buddeez Flour and Sugar Storage Container : The airtight snap-on lid keeps in freshness and keeps out bugs, even in humid climates. This all-purpose dispenser preserves staples in bulk quantities and features dual pour spouts to dispense large or small amounts . Easy-grip handle for neat and accurate single-handed pouring. Durable plastic construction. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA.
 
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Bought as a Gift
PostedApril 8, 2008
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drfitchett
fromVirginia Beach, VA
I bought these storage containers for my sister. She loves the handle and the pour spout. She specifically mentioned that the ability to drop the whole bag into the container simplified the process of getting the flour ready use in her cooking. I wanted to know how durable the plastic was, and she said it was nice and thick. This is really important because if the plastic is too thin, it will crack easily with age. I don't think this will be a problem with this product considering her description. I suggest buying these for a daughter-in-law to help her organize. The only issue that would cause me a slight problem, is that the handle takes up valuable space in my tiny condo. I need my containers as condensed as possible. Buy these for someone with a pantry or adequate cupboard space.
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 OXO Pop-Up Canisters
OXO Pop-Up Canisters
OXO Pop-Up Canisters : These airtight, see-through stackable and space-efficient containers make it easy to keep your dry foods fresh and your kitchen organized. A unique push-button mechanism creates an airtight seal with just one touch. The button also serves as a handle to easily lift off the lid. Rounded corners make pouring easy and flat lids allow balanced stacking. These containers are available in 7 different sizes to meet your storage needs. Not only are these fabulous for all your kitchen needs, they are also great for use in the garage, play room, sewing room and much more. The lid comes apart for thorough and easy cleaning. All POP containers are BPA free. Product Features: • Airtight seal with the press of a button •Modular stacking system for optimal countertop and pantry organization •Great for use in other areas of the home •Square and rectangular shapes maximize space-efficiency •Rounded corners allow for easy pouring •Pop-up button serves as handle to lift off lid •Hand wash •Freezer safe •FPA free 1-Quart: Perfect for dried fruits and snacks. 4 1/4" Sq. x 7 1/2"H 1 1/2-Quart: Store raisins or even small portions of leftovers. 6 1/4"L x 4 1/4"W x 7 1/2"H 2-Quart: Perfect for breadsticks and other long items. 4 1/4" Sq. x 13 1/2"H 2 1/2-Quart: Ideal for dry goods. 6 1/4" Sq. x 7 1/2"H 3 1/2-Quart: Keep pastas fresh and on hand. 6 1/4"L x 4 1/4"W x 13 1/2"H 4-Quart: Plenty of your favorite snacks store perfectly. 6 1/4" Sq. x 10 1/2"H 5 1/2-Quart: For popping corn, nuts, flour, sugar and more. 6 1/4" Sq. x 13 1/2"H Care and Use •Before using for the first time, wash in hot, soapy water with a sponge or dishcloth. Rinse in hot water and dry thoroughly. •Make sure button is up when assembling and disassembling lid. •Remove bottom of lid by twisting in direction of arrows. •Use finger holes to pull out plastic insert. •Remove silicone gasket from bottom of lid. •Silicone gasket is dishwasher safe. Hand wash all other parts. •Make sure to insert silicone gasket in correct position when reassembling.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Airtight Storage
PostedApril 8, 2008
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drfitchett
fromVirginia Beach, VA
These canisters are made of very sturdy material, so I don't worry about cracking them. The lids have this press-down button that seals the lid on after each use, and that makes it easier to keep my flours and sugars fresh and light. Also, I am less worried about one of my kids knocking them over and spilling their contents, because if you've pressed the button, its on tightly. I LOVE these canisters. I highly recommend this product if you want a clean, orderly, condensed storage space and you want quick and easy access to your cooking/baking ingredients.
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