Product & Shopping Questions

Should You Get a Fridge with the Freezer on the Top or Bottom? — Side by Side: A Guide to Appliance Shopping

If you're considering a new refrigerator, chances are the first things you'll consider are price and size. These are critical! But, as you'll find out once you start to do some research, there are many (many) more factors to take into consideration. One of those is freezer placement. No, it's not sexy, but it is a question you should ask yourself: Do you want a freezer on the top or a freezer on the bottom? There are advantages (and disadvantages) to both. Here, we break them down.

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This Is the Most Beautiful Play Kitchen of All Time — Kitchn Goes Shopping

(Image credit: Anchors & Honey)

Did you have a play kitchen when you were a kid? I did. Mine was made out of plastic and was Sesame Street-themed. It wasn't chic-looking, and it definitely didn't include a gold sink. The kitchen you see above is hands-down the most gorgeous play kitchen I've ever seen. The bright pink color, mixed with the gold and floral backsplash is a palette I'd want in my current adult kitchen.

Would you be surprised to learn that this play kitchen was originally a plain, white kitchen you'd find at IKEA? Now this is a before and after you have to witness.

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What Can I Make in a Deep Fryer? — Good Questions

Q: My partner and I were given a deep fat fryer for Christmas. Having never owned one before, I'm stumped: What do I cook in it other than chips? Can anyone recommend a good recipe source?

Sent by Hannah Groves

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15 Smart Ways to Shop for Kitchen Gear — The Kitchn’s Best of 2015

We see a lot of gear — from handheld gadgets to countertop appliances — come across our desks and kitchen counters each year. There are some things that are worth the money, and some that fall flat. Plus, there are plenty of ways to save on the gear you need in the kitchen. Here are our best shopping tips and product reviews from 2015.

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How Do I Store Vintage Glassware? — Good Questions

Q: I love to entertain, and this love encompasses a vast amount of vintage glassware.

While I know that a white bookcase could work perfectly well for displaying and storing glassware, I want to explore another option.

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What’s the Best Solution for Air-Drying Large Cookware Pieces? — Good Questions

Q: I'm in love with my new kitchen after a complete remodel, especially the two dishwashers. We often have large meals with lots of family, making these a well-used luxury.

However, there are still certain items that need to be hand-washed.

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