Food Preservation

Food Preservation

There are a wide number of modern day techniques and machines that help us preserve food and store abundance for later. Most Popular Methods: Drying Freezing Cooling Canning Pickling Heating Boiling Smoking Vacuum Sealing Why It’s Important?? Food waste is a very large problem, especially in America. Americans lead the world in food waste. It is estimated that about 50% …

Water filter pitchers

Eco-Friendly Water Filter Pitchers for Your Kitchen

Some people’s drink of choice might be tea, others might be into juicing or smoothies. Regardless of your preference, I think we can all agree on the importance of drinking enough. It’s especially important to make sure you’re drinking enough water every day, as dehydration can cause your skin to dry out, as well as make you feel more lethargic and …

canning equipment

Best Canning Kits: A Guide for Buying & Using Canning Equipment

According to the EPA, over 40% of greenhouse gas emissions are directly related to a combination of transportation and manufacturing, meaning that the food we buy from the local grocery store, which is nearly always packaged and/or grown somewhere else and shipped by truck, arrives at a withering cost to our environment.  In the past, we’ve revealed lots of ways to cut back …

best iced tea maker

Best Iced Tea Maker: Cool off with a Delightful Drink

Finally the sun is shining, warming you from head to toe as well as the earth beneath your feet. Warmer days are on your heels and you’re excited to spend more time outside. Before you reach down and grab an ice cold can of your favorite soda, maybe you should consider a better, more satisfying option. Iced tea is a …

best espresso machine

6 Best Espresso Machines of 2017: Nothing Like a Strong Kick in the Morning

Prices of coffee keep going up, and stopping every morning at your favorite cafe is becoming less common. Espresso machines are more affordable then ever, and they’ve become functional enough for anybody to use. Nothing gets you going in the morning like a good espresso, and making them at home has never been easier. Here’s our top 6 list of …

best essential oil diffuser

The Best Essential Oil Diffuser for Your Home

If you are looking for a great way to relieve stress, you should consider buying an oil diffuser for your home. Oil diffusion and aromatherapy can be an effective way to relax and get more sleep, but to maximize these benefits, you need the best essential oil diffuser. Not familiar with aromatherapy, but like the sound of it so far? …

Best Smokers

The Best Smokers: Top Wood, Charcoal, Propane, & Electric Smokers

Bring the real-deal delicious smokey flavor to your home with this guide to the best smokers on the market. Are you counting down the days until Spring when you can get back to outdoor cooking, and reclaim your status as ruler of the grill? In this article, we will go through the top smokers available. With any one of these, you …

The Best Smoothie Makers

15 Best Smoothie Makers & Blenders for Delicious Smoothies

On the hunt for a new smoothie maker? It pays to buy quality. Blenders are highly prone to breaking because the nature of the work (blending up fruits and chunks of ice) is pretty demanding! Smoothie blenders that have robust motors and quality blades will last longer and provide you with many delicious treats for years to come. Nothing beats …

Ecokarma - How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

What is a Carbon Footprint?

Most people know the term ‘carbon footprint’ has something to do with the impact of certain human behaviors on the environment. Many individuals will associate this term with time spent driving a car and the subsequent emissions that result from such actions. Some think of the carbon cap programs that are slowly becoming more commonplace in developed and even some developing …

Juicing Recipes for Health

Juicing Recipes for Health

Juicing is all the rage these days. The nice thing is that it is easier than has ever been before to integrate juicing into your lifestyle. Buy a juicer or blender, some fruit or veggies, and you’re ready to go. Unfortunately, some folks get caught up in the excitement. They run out and buy a juicer, make a few cups of juice one …