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Reviews of Top 10 Father's Day Cooking Gifts

Reviews of Top 10 Father's Day Cooking Gifts
3.90 Star Good From 1581 Reviews
Reviewed on: September 21, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$69.95-$99.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Stylish with the black and stainless accents
  • Inexpensive and great quality
  • Compact size and everything can be stored in the machine when it isn't being used
  • Easy to operate and refill water container
  • Steams decently well
  • Easy to clean as everything comes apart to wash
  • ESE pod compatible

    Cons

  • Frother nozzle is too low to the counter
  • Shots are not self-timed so you have to eyeball the brewing
  • Regular coffee mug does not fit under spout
  • Can take a little extra time to get super-hot water
Where to Buy
Review Summary

De'Longhi EC155 15 BAR is an espresso and cappuccino maker that works great for novice through seasoned espresso drinkers.

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4.50 Star Excellent From 402 Reviews
Reviewed on: May 21, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$159-$195

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Cooks Efficiently
  • Even cooking
  • Good for direct and indirect cooking
  • Portable
  • Charcoal grill adds flavor to meal
  • Good quality
  • Dust collector / Ash catcher is a plus

    Cons

  • Lid handle gets hot
  • Poor quality control
  • Lid not attached
  • Kettle becomes wobbly sometimes
Where to Buy

$181.22

Amazon

$184.60

Amazon

$195.97

eBay
Review Summary

Weber Gold One-Touch 22-1/2-Inch Kettle Charcoal Grill has a proven design which cooks efficiently and evenly and has an easy-to-use cleaning system, making it the best value among charcoal grills.

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4.30 Star Very Good From 86 Reviews
Reviewed on: May 29, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$36.09-$39.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • All grilling tools are sturdy
  • Cleaning brush has a replacement head
  • Attractive aluminum case to store all tools
  • Durable stainless steel construction
  • Spatula comes with integrated bottle opener to quickly pop open your favorite beverage
  • Elongated handles to keep heat away
  • Convenient handle rings for hanging when required

    Cons

  • Tongs could use a mechanism for holding them shut while putting it away for storing
  • Tool set does not include a long handled fork
  • Interior fabric can pull away from the case
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Cuisinart CGS-5014 14-Piece Deluxe Stainless-Steel Grill Set lets you take your passion for cooking outside with this portable set of grilling tools.

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3.20 Star Good From 117 Reviews
Reviewed on: May 31, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$55.82-$99.66

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Simple to use device and app
  • Pairs with iPhone, iPad and Android devices
  • Temperature recordings are fairly accurate and has good alarms
  • Good for novices and cooking challenges
  • Comes in 2 colors - Black and White
  • Many temperature settings from Low to High
  • Can monitor the meat cooking remotely from sofa

    Cons

  • Probes fail after some time
  • Bluetooth connectivity fails
  • Sometimes temperature readings may not be accurate
Where to Buy
Review Summary

iDevices iGrill Grilling/Cooking BBQ Thermometer is the first grilling and cooking thermometer and App for Apple and Android Devices.

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4.40 Star Very Good From 157 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 01, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$199-$269

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Cooks every kind of meat in every way
  • Attractive stainless exterior
  • Dishwasher safe accessories
  • Excess fat drips into the pan which reduces the fat content
  • All the controls are convenient and easy to use
  • Cooking times are consistent
  • Interior light is a nice feature as you can quickly check the appearance of the item

    Cons

  • Takes up a lot of counter space
  • Manual should have better cooking instructions
  • Steel is thin and has a slightly cheap feel
  • Reflector shield is a little hard to keep clean
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Cuisinart CVR-1000 Vertical Countertop Rotisserie with Touchpad Controls is a fast, easy, healthy and delicious way to cook your meals.

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4.20 Star Very Good From 1762 Reviews
Reviewed on: July 20, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$59-$72

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Good juicer with powerful motor
  • Extracts lot of juice and gives out dry and less pulp
  • Easy to clean
  • Large feeder chute
  • Juices hard fruits, vegetables and leafy vegetables
  • Easy to set up and disassemble
  • Affordable choice for first time users

    Cons

  • Loud motor
  • Blade can be difficult to remove
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Hamilton Beach 67650 Big Mouth Pro Juice Extractor is a single speed juicer with 800 watts motor to juice fruits, vegetables and leafy greens.

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4.30 Star Very Good From 469 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 01, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$147.98-$199.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy to light, heats up fast and cooks food evenly
  • Quick setup and tear down
  • Can cook and grill a variety of tasty food
  • Large cooking area so can cook for many people
  • Easy to clean if a foil is placed under
  • Economical use of LP gas and durable
  • Looks good and foldable design makes it easy to transport and store

    Cons

  • Gets very hot so have to learn and adjust cooking time and style
  • Grease trap can get messy
  • Heavy and not suitable for hiking trips
Where to Buy

$147.98

Amazon

$149.99

Target

$159.86

Walmart

$175.00

eBay
Review Summary

Coleman Roadtrip LXE Propane Grill lets you take the convenience, efficiency, and versatility of the household barbecue grill on the road or in the woods.

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4.40 Star Very Good From 402 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 01, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$399-$434.95

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Super powerful blender
  • Simple controls and LED display panel
  • Super easy to use with one touch
  • Jar is unbreakable and easy to clean
  • It is built solid and is durable
  • No need of a separate jar/blades to blend dry foods
  • Blends all kinds of fruits and vegetables

    Cons

  • Jar and blade cannot be separated for cleaning
  • The motor sounds loud
  • It is expensive blender
Where to Buy

$359.99

Amazon

$359.99

Costco

$399.97

eBay

$434.95

Blendtec
Review Summary

Blendtec Total Blender Four Side is powerful and versatile kitchen machine which can easily crush ice, make hot soups and nut butters, grind seeds, puree fruit and a whole lot more.

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3.80 Star Good From 935 Reviews
Reviewed on: April 29, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$49.96-$56.14

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Versatile machine good for making smoothies, dips, salsa, sauces and baby foods
  • Fast and easy to use
  • Blending jar doubles as a travel cup
  • Takes less space
  • Easy to clean
  • Good for making small servings
  • Can ground coffee beans for fresh coffee

    Cons

  • Does not crush ice or frozen fruits easily
  • Plastic drive mechanism breaks
  • Does not chop vegetables properly
  • Loud motor
  • Leaves fruits or ice chunks in smoothies
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Magic Bullet MBR-1701 17-Piece Express Mixing Set is a versatile kitchen appliance.

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4.40 Star Very Good From 2279 Reviews
Reviewed on: April 22, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$19.88-$29.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Pops almost every kernel and pops fast
  • Easy to use
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to clean
  • Can roast green coffee beans too
  • Healhier and tastier option to microwave popcorn
  • Uses regular or gourmet popcorn for a savings of up to 70-percent over microwave bags

    Cons

  • Lack of on/off switch causes inconvenience
  • Butter melts slowly since melting cup is made of plastic
  • Not so durable
  • Unpopped kernels may fly out from the chute
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Presto PopLite Hot Air Corn Popper is must have for every kitchen.

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