July 25, 2019

Ultimate Burger Cookbook

Ultimate Burger Cookbook

What makes the ultimate burger? No, really, we're asking. There are so many delicious and creative burger recipes out there that we often feel guilty making or ordering the same version over and over again. But where to even start? Why fix a burger recipe that’s not broken? America’s Test Kitchen’s cookbook The Ultimate Burger is why. 

This cookbook is the perfect guide for broadening your burger horizons. From classics to specialties, this book has everything you... Read More

July 19, 2019

Blue Plate - Made Like Homemade

Blue Plate - Made Like Homemade

Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d say: Let’s talk about mayonnaise. Better yet, let’s talk about Blue Plate Mayonnaise. Originated in New Orleans, this is yet another win in the food category for the South. Southerners don’t play around when it comes to mayo, so you know this is good. 

Since 1927, Blue Plate Mayonnaise has been perking up sandwiches and Southern classics alike, like... Read More

July 03, 2019

My Milkshake is Better Than Yours :)

My Milkshake is Better Than Yours :)
It’s 2019, the words “plastic straw” are basically a cuss at this point. Everyone is well aware about how we should always use paper over plastic. Luckily, America’s Test Kitchen incorporated a 25-pack of not only biodegradable, but adorable paper milkshake straws in our newest CrateChef box. The straws may be made of paper, but they are thick and durable and can be used with any drink without getting soggy and falling apart.
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June 26, 2019

Norpro Oil Mister

Norpro Oil Mister

Here we have another tool you didn’t know you needed: an oil mister. Oil misters offer a refillable, additive-free alternative to aerosol cooking sprays while preventing you from accidentally dumping oil everywhere. The Norpro Stainless Steel Mister, our personal favorite, allows you to control the amount of oil you use in your cooking!

This sprayer dispenses oil gradually and evenly, giving you more control over the flavor of your food. You can use it with... Read More

June 17, 2019

Good Grips!

Good Grips!

When it comes to tools in your kitchen, tongs are often overlooked. You really forget how important they are until you realize you can’t flip meat on the grill, serve salad, or stir pasta with your hands. Having an extra set of heat resistant hands in your kitchen is helpful with a plethora of dishes.


America’s Test Kitchen tested many different kitchen tongs on the basis of precision, comfort, and pincer design. They ultimately... Read More