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Top 5 Small Kitchen Appliances for Foodies


Step beyond small kitchen gadgets and pick up one of these great kitchen stove-top or counter-top appliances sure to appeal to any foodie on any special occasion. Check out these reviews and compare prices before you buy.

1. FoodSaver® Advanced Design V2860 Vacuum Sealer

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The FoodSaver® has long been a leader in home vacuum-sealers. This top of the line model has all the bells and whistles and does not disappoint.

2. Crock-Pot® Versaware Pro

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The Crock-Pot® VersaWare™ Pro is not your grandmother's slow cooker. The timer automatically switches to a warm setting when the cooking time has expired. The 6-quart oval stoneware crock does double duty as a saute pan and may also be used in the oven as a Dutch oven. If you've been thinking about replacing your old Crock-Pot®, this is the one to put on your gift wish-list.

3. Nesco® 18-Quart Roaster Oven

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The Nesco® roaster oven is a countertop stand-alone oven with a temperature dial just like a standard range oven. Unlike a low-high slow cooker, you can regulate the temperature at will to suit your recipe. It uses less power than the oven and won't heat up your kitchen.

4. Emerilware® Deep Fryer

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This deep fryer automatically filters the oil and saves it to a container so you can re-use the oil up to 15 times. As well as being cost-effective on oil, it is also easy to clean in the dishwasher, making it a perfect gift.

5. Emerilware® Grill & Panini Maker

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Convenient counter-top electric grill also functions as a panini sandwich maker. The nonstick T-Fal finish makes it easy enough to clean with a damp sponge, but it is also dishwasher-safe.
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