Cooking with Kinetico Water

Water is one ingredient that is often overlooked in recipes. Any recipe that contains reducing, boiling, simmering, soaking or mixing contains water, but water is water, right? We don’t think much about the type of water we put in our food. However, what we may not realize is the water we cook with for our…

Is Your Furnace Ready for Winter?

It seems winter is eager to arrive this year, snow tomorrow in Calgary, according to weather forecast. With a well-maintained furnace, we can bravely say, “bring it on, winter!” LOL! Before winter gets here in full swing, you can get your furnace ready to face it with these tips: Change the filter. It’s generally recommended…

What Hard Water Does to Your Dishwasher

Ever notice white residue on your glasses and silverware after you’ve just had a load of dishes washed? This is often an indicator that you don’t have soft water. Before we start talking about the benefits of having a water softener, let’s talk about hard water. What makes water hard? Water comes down your tap…

Ready for a New Barbecue? Here Are Some Things to Think About

There is nothing like barbecue season to bring family and friends together and celebrate the glories of warm weather. The smell and taste of grilling edibles enticing palates, making that cold beer or libation of choice more enjoyable to swallow. Before you rush out to buy a barbecue, consider the following to assist you in…

Steam Cooking

Attention junior and beginner chefs. This Intro to Steam Oven Cooking is a great guide to the basics. What is Steam Cooking? Steam cooking – as the name implies – uses steam to cook your food. Some steam ovens include True convection cooking, Steam cooking and Combination Modes. They come with either a built in water tank…

Dorm Mini Fridge

It’s never too late to get your dorm room in order. When stocking up on your favourite studying foods and snacks you’ll want a mini fridge that fits perfectly in your dorm room. One of the most popular mini fridges is the Danby Designer 4.4 cu.ft. fridge It is smartly designed for convenience and optimizing space; with…

Grow Your Own Greens

Every since I heard about the Urban Cultivator, I’ve been anxious to see it live in action. Recently, some of our stores got a lot greener with the addition of this fully automated kitchen garden. Chefs, foodies and even the likes of Martha Stewart are enjoying the benefits of growing their own greens. In as…

Double Ovens? There are more benefits than you’d realize!

When you are out shopping for a new range, you are usually thinking about functionality, design and space. This KitchenAid double oven convection range has a smaller top oven.   It heats up quicker as there is less space to heat AND saves energy.  It’s great for preparing meals or when you’re entertaining and want to cook…

Samsung’s new FlexWash – 2 washes in one!

We have all been in that situation where we need a piece of clothing washed and dried quickly, and even though front-load washers use the amount of water needed for the size of the load, wouldn’t it be great to just have a little mini wash option?  Well Samsung has addressed this and come up…

Smokin’ Style & Safety Combined

The summer is finally here!  We’ve had a few drops of rain here and there but (touch-wood) we’ve had some great days for barbecuing! Have you seen the latest update on Napoleon’s Prestige PRO 665 Series?  Ok, so the blue lights on the barbecue are snazzy enough but there is the safety benefits too.  It’s…

High Performance Blender!

Summer is practically here and with warm temperatures, we tend to crave cold foods and cold drinks. And what better way to take advantage of all the fresh fruits and vegetables than drinking them a la smoothie. For the perfect smoothie, WOLF has the ideal blender to help you create what you fancy. The Wolf Gourmet…

AddWash makes laundry a breeze!

Samsung’s  AddWash door lets you add forgotten laundry to the wash, even after the cycle has started.  Hit pause on the wash, open the AddWash door and easily add any forgotten laundry. Whether it’s a stray sock or some last-minute laundry, save yourself from doing more loads.