Green Grilling

Green Grilling

Though we are a few long strides into our summer, it’s not too late to make some changes to the way you char your meat and maintain your meat char-er. Our friends at EcoNewsNetwork threw up this helpful blog reminding all those grill-happy folk to be mindful of...
Memorial Day Weekend Grilling Safety

Memorial Day Weekend Grilling Safety

We Americans will find countless ways to celebrate Memorial Day and make the most of the long weekend. But if there’s one activity we’ll pretty much all be doing, it’s firing up the grill. What’s that? You haven’t even test-driven it?...
Green Grilling

Weber Revolutionizes Outdoor Cooking

Too soon to talk grilling? Not if you’re Weber. They’ve unveiled their latest in outdoor cooking, the “Grill Center.” Essentially an elongated, stainless steel, “L” shaped grill, the Weber Summit Grill Center with Social Area...
Green Grilling

GE Dishwashers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Almost 175,000 GE Dishwashers have been recalled due to a fire hazard. GE Profile and GE Monogram Dishwashers were the two models cited in the CPSC recall. Water condensation that drips onto the electronic control board can cause a short circuit, which results in an...
Appliance Life Expectancy

Appliance Life Expectancy

This summer, when I was visiting my parents, my mom was having our kitchen renovated. One Thursday, repairmen ripped out our stove cooktop, oven, and dishwasher — appliances that we’d had since before I was born. As we watched, my dad said,...
Appliance Life Expectancy

How To Use Twitter To Get a New Dishwasher

Here’s a great example of the power of social media. In a story posted on The Consumerist, a man with a faulty Sears-bought Kenmore dishwasher got tired of having repairman after repairman sent to his home only to fail at their job and instead followed Doug...