Putting kitchen gadgets to the test to see which really work

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A way to save time and money in the kitchen is something we’d all love. There are entire stores dedicated to gadgets that promise to get it done. There are literally dozens of options to choose from. Most are under $10 and all claim to make cooking quick and easy. Eyewitness News Consumer Reporter Patricia Lopez went to the kitchen to see if any actually live up to their claims. She started with the Vibe by Chef’n Strawberry Huller sold by Target. The simple to use…

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America’s Changing Suburban Food Landscape

Poke bowls, a Hawaiian dish, are just one of the many esoteric food options making inroads into California’s suburbs. Dublin, CA—When people think of the food options in suburban America, they likely envision something more basic than what can be found inside big cities. McDonalds, Wendys, KFC, in others words…blah. And yet I was seeing more than that late one winter night in the booming San Francisco suburb of Dublin. In a dark parking lot of an outdoor shopping center, there were multiple esoteric and relatively upscale takeout food options….

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What to Wear to Any Summer Job Interview, From Fashion to Finance

Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, May 2013 Apartment hunting in New York is especially brutal in June for the same reason every bar suddenly has a long line outside: the yearly flood of new graduates. More than one million bright-eyed 22-year-olds just picked up their college diplomas and are officially on the job hunt. If you’re one of them, we don’t doubt that your resume is spotless and you’ve nailed your elevator pitch. But what are you going to wear? College prepares you for a lot of things, but, after…

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Parents, Take Note: Your Smartphone Obsession May Harm Your Kids

It’s true that smartphones have made our lives easier. We are much more connected with each other these day but such convenience has come at the cost of our health. In today’s digital world, we are constantly plugged to our smartphones, tablets, laptops or other devices and find ourselves to have less time for real human conversations. A lot of health experts believe that digital devices, especially smartphones that are used the most throughout the day, can play havoc with our brain and even ruin our sleep. A new study, published…

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6 Fruits To Combat Acid Reflux Stress

Acid reflux, also known as heart burn, is a chronic condition in which acid or bile flows from the food pipe into the stomach, irritating its inner lining. It is a long-term disease which causes a burning sensation in the lower chest region due to the flow of the acid back up the food pipe. It results in an acid-like taste in the mouth, vomiting, chest pain, breathing problems and the wearing out of teeth. The lower esophageal sphincter, a ring of muscles near the stomach valve, usually closes as…

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7 Natural Face Packs Our Grandmothers Used for Beautiful Skin

You may have always wondered the magic behind your grandmother’s healthy and glowing skin. Well, as they say, old is gold, especially when it comes to taking care of your skin and hair, purane nuskhe  from our grandmothers were the best and the most effective. Whether it is to cure suntan, acne, dry skin or oily skin, she had the perfect solutions to all your beauty problems using natural homemade face packs. Let’s go back to them as healthier alternatives to our beauty regime. 1. Coriander leaves and turmeric powder…

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Far Cry 5 Preview – Welcome to Montana (PS4)

May 26, 2017 Written by Paulmichael Contreras Ubisoft has finally unleashed a mountain’s worth of information on Far Cry 5, the first main entry in the series since 2014’s Far Cry 4. We were able to sit in on a world-first look at the game and its brand-new location of rural Montana. While gameplay footage was scant, we were shown a presentation which walked us through the origins of the game’s inspiration, and introduced us to some key characters who we’re likely to hear much more about in the coming…

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The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy (Updated)

The ubiquity of fitness-tracking technology in recent years has meant people are generally becoming more conscious about their health. Increasing mainstream availability of sensors on wearables such as smartwatches – that are able to give us better feedback about what’s happening in our bodies – means more of us are discovering insights into our health and looking at how we can improve it. But with so many health-improving gizmos on the market, it’s not easy separating those that are truly beneficial from those that are nothing more than a gimmick. With that,…

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Fashion is Decided by People’s Response, Says Sonam Kapoor

  A file photo of Sonam Kapoor. (Image: Instagram/ Sonam Kapoor) Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has stepped into the business field along with her sister Rhea Kapoor to launch high street fashion brand Rheson, says a creative business like fashion is riskier as compared to a business of things for daily needs. “I think any creative business is more risk-taking because eventually, it is up to the consumer to like it. It is not like a product of daily need like bread or milk. Fashion is almost like…

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Future Lifestyle Fashion bets big on six ‘Power Brands’ for future growth

  New Delhi: New Delhi:Kishore Biyani-led Future Lifestyle Fashion (FLF) has identified six brands in its portfolio which will give the company next stage of growth and profitability, it said in investors presentation. The company is calling them Power Brands and they together are expected to constitute 65%-70% to own brand sales by financial year 2020. The brands on which the company will put more focus are denim brand Lee Cooper, men’s fashion brand John Miller, casual and sportswear brand Scullers, plus size unisex brand All, club wear brand Indigo…

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