The International Housewares Association announced "very high attendance" by buyers at this year's International Home + Housewares Show, including "significant growth" from international markets. The show's 2,100 exhibitors included 435 new vendors. More than 10,000 new products were displayed at the show.
Hamilton Beach’s 3-in-1 Grill/Griddle is designed to combine functions into on appliance that can help facilitate multi-food preparation. The appliance features two separate and reversible plates with individual temperature controls.
A hectic lifestyle can often turn into an unhealthy one if you're left with little time to make dinner -- the idea of running to the nearest drive-thru can become more and more appealing. That doesn't have to be the case, Deborah Pankey says, if you have a pressure cooker. The retro contraption has received a modern overhaul, and its fast cooking ability can let home cooks whip up a healthy meal in half the time.
Hy-Vee is carrying a line of Curtis Stone products that includes pots, pans and spoon rests. The retailer teamed up with the celebrity chef last year, and also offers a series of recipes that reflect seasonal flavors and product availability.
Consumers who shop online and are fans of social media are turning in increasing numbers towards Facebook for purchasing recommendations, according to a new survey by Sociable Labs. Over 60% of respondents said they read and weigh product-related comments by friends in their network when considering purchases.