Kitchen Cabinets – Trash & Recycling Solutions What are Pull Out Trash Cans? Modern kitchen designs will account for under-counter trash and recycling disposal. This is usually done with an under-counter pull-out waste system containing dual trash and recycle containers in a single cabinet close to the dishwasher and food prep area. However, some kitchen owners prefer separate trash and recycle containers in different cabinets if space allows. You slide the unit out by hand and toss in the garbage. Or one can also install a foot pedal release system. This is perfect if you… Read More »Kitchen Cabinets – Trash & Recycling Solutions
Kitchen Charging Stations Create a Clutter Free Kitchen with a Charging Station An appliance garage is a customized countertop compartment within the kitchen cabinetry design that can come in many different configurations. Its purpose is to contain and conceal large kitchen appliances. Typically kitchens would feature a battery of appliances competing for counter space near an electrical outlet. Keeping your coffee maker, tea maker, microwave, toaster, mixer, or food processor behind closed doors reduces visual clutter in your kitchen. Nowadays, we are designing cabinetry and countertop compartments to provide permanent storage for frequently used appliances.… Read More »Kitchen Charging Stations
Docking Drawer: The In-Drawer Power Outlet Organize and Store Your Electronic and Tech Devices Get control of your electrical clutter with the Docking Drawer. You can get all your cords, chargers, hair dryers, iPhones, iPads, etc.,off your countertops and out of the way with the Docking Drawer. It comes in a variety of configurations and is UL-approved. In-drawer outlets provide a designated place to connect all your devices and can make your space more functional. You will never wonder where your phone charger is again! Docking Drawer In-Drawer Outlets-Safe and Simple to Install The Docking Drawer… Read More »Docking Drawer: The In-Drawer Power Outlet
We recently posted on appliance garages: https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/appliance-garages-clearing-kitchen-counter-clutter/. And we have just come across a perfect candidate for this application. If you like gadgets and beer, the Pico from PicoBrew could be just right for you. It is new on the scene and we have only just come across it. So we can’t speak from experience but you will see it has excellent ratings on Amazon. The Pico offers a Keurig coffee cartridge approach to brewing. It uses “PicoPaks.” These bring beers from microbreweries all over the world right to your kitchen. You put the PicoPak into… Read More »A Microbrewery in Your Kitchen? Perfect for an Appliance Garage
French door wall ovens are trending. They are stylish and also practical. They are great if you have limited space because you don’t have to allow room for a conventional fold down door. Plus it is much easier on the cook not having to lift a heavy roasted turkey over a fold down door. American Range started the trend. And now French door ovens are also offered by Viking and GE. The image is of a new GE Monogram® model. It is equipped with Bluetooth, so you can preheat the oven remotely, even if you… Read More »French Door Ovens
We love gadgets and the sous vide water oven for the home is the best to come down the pike in a very long time. Sous vide (French for “under vacuum”) cooking is a method of cooking in which food is sealed in airtight plastic bags then placed in a water bath at an accurately regulated temperature much lower than normally used for cooking, typically around 131 to 140 °F) for meat and higher for vegetables. The intent is to cook the item evenly, ensuring that the inside is properly cooked without overcooking the outside, and retain moisture.… Read More »Sous Vide Cooking
We at Cabinets of the Desert love innovation. And DropOut Cabinets does not disappoint here. Their combination forward tilt wastebasket and through counter top food prep/disposal system is outstanding. Their website is here and a great Youtube video showing how the system works is here.
Rev-A-Shelf has come up with a 30 K-Cup organizer. This is a solid wood insert that simply drops into a standard 18″ or 24″ cabinet drawer. Or it can be trimmed down to any size you want. Your single serve coffee maker is a great piece of equipment but now you do not have to put up with the typical K-Cup clutter that typically goes with it. You can find this organizer at the Rev-A-Shelf website here.
We love simple kitchen gadgets and this one is great. Very inexpensive too. Microwave egg boiler for hard- or soft-boiled eggs Interior shelf holds up to 4 eggs upright No piercing required Dishwasher safe BPA (Bisphenol A) and melamine-free Actual height is 6 1/4″ and it is 5 1/4″ across at the widest point The secret to the whole thing is the eggs are protected from the microwaves by an aluminum hood inside the plastic lid. The microwaves boil the water and the steam cooks the eggs. You can find it on Amazon here. Here… Read More »Nordic Ware Egg Boiler