10 Best Digital and Smart Bathroom Scales 2021

Best Digital Bathroom Scales to Easily Track Your Weight Loss Goals

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Using a digital scale can be a great way to monitor weight change over time and help you keep track of fitness and health goals. Some scales can be more reliable and useful than others, so it’s definitely worth investing in a scale that’s been proven to be dependable and offers great bonus features.

Your bathroom scale can now offer more than just a simple weigh in: In addition to simply providing your weight, some of our top smart scale picks can also measure body mass index, body fat percentage, metabolic rate, and even bone and muscle mass. Several of our best digital bathroom scales also link up to smartphone apps that help you manage your weight loss goals.

But when buying a new bathroom scale, it’s important to keep in mind that the number on the scale can change on a daily basis, due to a variety of factors. One weigh-in should not make or break your fitness and health journey. Instead, the best way to make your scale work for you is to use it regularly and consistently, in order to track your weight and accurately measure it against your own ebbs and flows. Owning a scale that gives you more intel offers a more well-rounded approach to your goals. (Just remember to always take readings on a flat, even surface to get the best measurements!)

So go ahead and upgrade your bathroom scale with one of these top digital picks from the Good Housekeeping Institute:

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Best Overall Bathroom Scale

Nokia Body+ Digital Scale

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$99.00

This scale connects with your phone to track weight, BMI, total body fat, water percentage, and bone and muscle mass. While not all features (i.e. weather) seem critical, it includes loads of insights, making it a perfect fit for someone looking to keep track of their weight loss. It can monitor up to eight different profiles, so it’s great for a full household.

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Best Value Bathroom Scale

Digital Body Weight Bathroom Scale

Etekcity
amazon.com

$19.99

This straightforward scale is easy to use right out of the box; it includes batteries and even a tape measure. The LCD display is easy to read against the blue backlight, and you simply get started by stepping on the tempered glass for a weight reading. Easily switch between kg and lbs with a button on the back of the scale. 

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Best Smart Bathroom Scale

BC533 Glass Innerscan Body Composition Monitor Scale

Tanita
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$115.38

This scale measures it all: weight, body fat, body water, bone mass, and muscle mass. It even gives you an estimate of how many calories you should eat in a day to maintain your current weight, as well as displays your metabolic and visceral fat rating. There’s a guest mode for visitors and an athlete mode for work-out enthusiasts (or families with several sports players).

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Best Sleek Bathroom Scale

7506 Digital Scale

Taylor Precision Products

$39.99

Ideal for anyone who

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Smart Kitchen Appliance Market | Demand for Innovative Appliances to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global smart kitchen appliance market size is poised to grow by USD 6.16 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 9% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

The innovative and smart kitchen appliances are eco-friendly, exhibit a user-friendly interface, and are energy-efficient, which attracts customers to buy it. Moreover, rising disposable income and growing purchasing power are making customers capable enough to increase their spending on premium smart kitchen appliances, which increases their demand and drives the market.

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  • The major smart kitchen appliance market growth came from the smart large cooking appliance segment. This segment is the largest contributor to the global smart kitchen appliance market led by enhanced living standards and growing interest in smart connected home appliances. Moreover, augmented technology used in these appliances and their add-on connectivity features contribute to the growth. The smart large cooking appliance segment is expected to grow with the rise in consumer demand for energy-efficient appliances with user-friendly interfaces.
  • North America was the largest smart kitchen appliance market in 2019, and the region will offer several growth opportunities to market vendors during the forecast period. The presence of favorable infrastructure, adoption of smart home technologies, technological advancements, and increased product offerings will significantly drive smart kitchen appliance market growth in this region over the forecast period.
  • The global smart kitchen appliance market is fragmented. AB Electrolux, Glen Dimplex Group, Gourmia Inc., Haier Smart Home Co. Ltd., Koninklijke Philips NV, LG Electronics Inc., Newell Brands Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Whirlpool Corp. are some of the major market participants. To help clients improve their market position, this smart kitchen appliance market forecast report provides a detailed analysis of the market leaders.
  • As the business impact of COVID-19 spreads, the global smart kitchen appliance market 2020-2024 is expected to have Negative and Inferior growth. As the pandemic spreads in some regions and plateaus in other regions, we revaluate the impact on businesses and update our report forecasts.

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Increased Adoption of Modular Kitchen will be a Key Market Trend

The increased adoption of modular kitchen is positively impacting the smart kitchen appliance market. The adoption of modular kitchen is growing rapidly because of the improving living standards and rising expenditure by population on household infrastructure. Customers prefer smart kitchen appliances that require minimal space and provide an attractive look to their modular kitchen. The growing demand

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Smart Kitchen Appliance Market | Demand for Innovative Appliances to Boost the Market Growth

The global smart kitchen appliance market size is poised to grow by USD 6.16 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 9% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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The innovative and smart kitchen appliances are eco-friendly, exhibit a user-friendly interface, and are energy-efficient, which attracts customers to buy it. Moreover, rising disposable income and growing purchasing power are making customers capable enough to increase their spending on premium smart kitchen appliances, which increases their demand and drives the market.

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Report Highlights:

  • The major smart kitchen appliance market growth came from the smart large cooking appliance segment. This segment is the largest contributor to the global smart kitchen appliance market led by enhanced living standards and growing interest in smart connected home appliances. Moreover, augmented technology used in these appliances and their add-on connectivity features contribute to the growth. The smart large cooking appliance segment is expected to grow with the rise in consumer demand for energy-efficient appliances with user-friendly interfaces.

  • North America was the largest smart kitchen appliance market in 2019, and the region will offer several growth opportunities to market vendors during the forecast period. The presence of favorable infrastructure, adoption of smart home technologies, technological advancements, and increased product offerings will significantly drive smart kitchen appliance market growth in this region over the forecast period.

  • The global smart kitchen appliance market is fragmented. AB Electrolux, Glen Dimplex Group, Gourmia Inc., Haier Smart Home Co. Ltd., Koninklijke Philips NV, LG Electronics Inc., Newell Brands Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Whirlpool Corp. are some of the major market participants. To help clients improve their market position, this smart kitchen appliance market forecast report provides a detailed analysis of the market leaders.

  • As the business impact of COVID-19 spreads, the global smart kitchen appliance market 2020-2024 is expected to have Negative and Inferior growth. As the pandemic spreads in some regions and plateaus in other regions, we revaluate the impact on businesses and update our report forecasts.

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Increased Adoption of Modular Kitchen will be a Key Market Trend

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Global Smart Kitchen Appliance Market to 2024 – Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis

The “Smart Kitchen Appliance Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The future of the smart kitchen appliance market looks promising with opportunities in the in the residential and commercial market. The global smart kitchen appliances market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 29% from 2019 to 2024. The major growth drivers for this market are rising discretionary income of the people worldwide, growing awareness about energy-efficient and eco-friendly appliances, and high technological advancements in smart kitchen appliances.

A report of more than 150 pages is developed to help in your business decisions. To learn the scope of, benefits, companies researched and other details of the smart kitchen appliance market, then read this report.

The study includes the smart kitchen appliance market size and forecast for the global smart kitchen appliance market through 2024, segmented by product type, end use, distribution channel, and region.

Companies Mentioned

  • AB Electrolux

  • Whirlpool

  • Samsung

  • LG

  • Haier

  • Panasonic

  • Dongbu Daewoo

  • BSH

  • Sub-Zero

Some of the features of ‘Global Smart Kitchen Appliances Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis’ include

  • Market size estimates: Global smart kitchen appliance market size estimation in terms of value ($M) shipment.

  • Trend and forecast analysis: Market trend (2013-2018) and forecast (2019-2024) by segments and region.

  • Segmentation analysis: Global smart kitchen appliance market size by product type, end use, distribution channel, and region.

  • Regional analysis: Global smart kitchen appliance market breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.

  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different End Uses and regions for smart kitchen appliances in the global smart kitchen appliance market.

  • Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape for smart kitchen appliance in the global smart kitchen appliance market.

  • Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.

This report answers the following 11 key questions:

  1. What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for the global smart kitchen appliances market by product type, end use, distribution channel, and region?

  2. Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?

  3. Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?

  4. What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the smart kitchen appliances market?

  5. What are the business risks and threats to the smart kitchen appliances market?

  6. What are the emerging trends in the smart kitchen appliances market and the reasons behind them?

  7. What are some changing demands of customers in the smart kitchen appliances market?

  8. What are the new developments in the smart kitchen appliances market? Which companies are leading these developments?

  9. Who are the major players in the smart kitchen appliances market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?

  10. What are some of the competitive products and processes in the smart kitchen appliances area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via material or product substitution?

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Global Smart Kitchen Appliance Market to 2024 – Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Press Release

DUBLIN–(Business Wire)–The “Smart Kitchen Appliance Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The future of the smart kitchen appliance market looks promising with opportunities in the in the residential and commercial market. The global smart kitchen appliances market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 29% from 2019 to 2024. The major growth drivers for this market are rising discretionary income of the people worldwide, growing awareness about energy-efficient and eco-friendly appliances, and high technological advancements in smart kitchen appliances.

A report of more than 150 pages is developed to help in your business decisions. To learn the scope of, benefits, companies researched and other details of the smart kitchen appliance market, then read this report.

The study includes the smart kitchen appliance market size and forecast for the global smart kitchen appliance market through 2024, segmented by product type, end use, distribution channel, and region.

Companies Mentioned

  • AB Electrolux
  • Whirlpool
  • Samsung
  • LG
  • Haier
  • Panasonic
  • Dongbu Daewoo
  • BSH
  • Sub-Zero

Some of the features of ‘Global Smart Kitchen Appliances Market 2019-2024: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis’ include

  • Market size estimates: Global smart kitchen appliance market size estimation in terms of value ($M) shipment.
  • Trend and forecast analysis: Market trend (2013-2018) and forecast (2019-2024) by segments and region.
  • Segmentation analysis: Global smart kitchen appliance market size by product type, end use, distribution channel, and region.
  • Regional analysis: Global smart kitchen appliance market breakdown by North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World.
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different End Uses and regions for smart kitchen appliances in the global smart kitchen appliance market.
  • Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, and competitive landscape for smart kitchen appliance in the global smart kitchen appliance market.
  • Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.

This report answers the following 11 key questions:

  1. What are some of the most promising potential, high-growth opportunities for the global smart kitchen appliances market by product type, end use, distribution channel, and region?
  2. Which segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
  3. Which regions will grow at a faster pace and why?
  4. What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the smart kitchen appliances market?
  5. What are the business risks and threats to the smart kitchen appliances market?
  6. What are the emerging trends in the smart kitchen appliances market and the reasons behind them?
  7. What are some changing demands of customers in the smart kitchen appliances market?
  8. What are the new developments in the smart kitchen appliances market? Which companies are leading these developments?
  9. Who are the major players in the smart kitchen appliances market? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
  10. What are some of the competitive products and processes in the smart kitchen appliances area and how big of a threat do they pose for loss of market share via material or product substitution?
  11. What
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Realme launches a ton of smart home products

Realme SLED 4K TV

  • Realme has launched a ton of products in India today.
  • These include a SLED 4K TV, a soundbar, and the Realme 7i.
  • Other announcements include a vegan leather Realme 7 Pro and new audio products.

Realme has drawn inspiration from the likes of Huawei, Samsung, and Xiaomi for its overall product strategy, quickly expanding its presence in the smart home and IoT space. Now, the company has announced a ton of gadgets in this regard in India.

The most expensive device on the list is the 55-inch Realme Smart TV SLED 4K, coming in at Rs 42,999 (~$587) or Rs 39,999 (~$546) as a special offer. This is marketed as the world’s first SLED 4K smart TV, with SLED touted by Realme as an alternative to QLED technology.

The brand previously claimed that SLED tech makes use of a white backlight formed from RGB colors as opposed to traditional LED and QLED TVs using a blue backlight that turns white. Realme says this enables a wider color gamut (108% NTSC) and better eye protection than QLED and LED panels, but we’ll have to put this claim to the test.

The Realme Smart TV SLED 4K also packs a quad-core MediaTek processor, Chroma Boost, 24W quad stereo speakers, Android TV based on Android Pie, and Chromecast support.

Need even better audio quality for your living room? Then the company has also unveiled the Rs 6,999 (~$95) Realme 100W soundbar, packing two speakers, two tweeters, and a subwoofer.

Wireless audio and mobile

Realme also had a new smartphone to bring to India in the Realme 7i. The phone previously launched in several other Asian countries last month, and packs a Snapdragon 662 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 5,000mAh battery with 18W charging, and a 6.5-inch 90Hz LCD screen.

Other notable Realme 7i features include a 64MP quad camera setup (64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP), a 16MP selfie camera in a punch-hole cutout, and a rear fingerprint scanner. Expect to pay Rs 11,999 (~$164) and Rs 12,999 (~$177) for the 64GB and 128GB variants respectively.

The BBK brand also launched a new Realme 7 Pro variant, dubbed the Sun Kissed Leather edition. It’ll be available for the same price as the Realme 7 Pro itself (from Rs 19,999 or ~$273) when it goes on sale on October 16, but packs a vegan leather back.

Realme 7 Pro Sun Kissed Leather Edition

Next on the list are two more wireless audio entries in the Bluetooth 5-toting Realme Buds Air Pro true wireless earbuds and Buds Wireless Pro neckband earphones.

The case for the Realme TWS buds resemble that of the Vivo TWS Neo buds, but the buds themselves seem to differ from each other. Otherwise, you can expect 25 hours of total playback with the case, active noise cancellation, and 94ms of latency.

Meanwhile, the Buds Wireless Pro delivers active noise cancellation, support for the LDAC codec, IPX4 splash resistance, and 22 hours of playback (with a five minute charge netting you 1.7 hours of playback).

Expect to pay Rs 4,999 (~$68) for the Realme Buds

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From Baking to Sous Vide, This Smart Steam Oven Is Your New Kitchen BFF

Look, I have to tell you about the baguettes I made a couple of weeks ago.

There I was, watching this gloopy dough rise, working it with floured hands into long thin strands, seeing it swell to fit the pan, then witnessing the real miracle, the puffing and tanning of these pale tubes into camera-ready loaves.

I couldn’t believe I made them. Neither could my French uncle-in-law. And in truth, I only sort of did. Most of the credit goes to the special baguette pan, the recipe—and the oven.

For about a month, I’ve been testing the Anova Precision Oven, an internet-connected countertop electric oven that cooks with steam. In restaurants and home kitchens fancier than mine, these combi ovens can cost thousands. Anova’s 1,800-watt appliance, which plugs into a regular wall socket, costs $600.

The Anova Precision Oven is small enough to fit on a countertop under the cabinets, but big enough to cook a whole chicken.



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Yet it managed to show up my powerful gas oven again and again, with crunchy yet chewy baguettes and dinner rolls, crispy yet juicy roasted chicken, a full head of evenly steamed cauliflower, succulent ribs and pork butt cooked overnight, perfect medium-rare beef tenderloin, and more. (Hope you brought a snack while reading this.)

People in other countries might laugh at my revelation: Steam ovens are already popular around the world. But in the U.S., they’re few and far between. Beyond the price, part of the fear, for me, is that I wouldn’t know how to use it. None of my cooking buddies have one. That’s why Anova’s appearance on the scene is welcome. Not only is it a competitively priced hardware option, but it also already has a deep catalog of recipes showing the full range of the product. The oven’s app carries you through every step of every dish, with instructions and animations, while automatically adjusting the oven settings via Wi-Fi as you go.

While it’s not perfect, the Anova Precision Oven delivered the best crash course in steam/combi cooking that I could’ve possibly received. And it made a middling baker like me look like I was ready for the Great British baking tent. Whether you’re also a big food nerd or just a kitchen competent looking to level up the boring dinner routine or improve your baking skills, this oven is a reason to rejoice.

How It All Works

Steam ovens like this have two separate modes: a low-temperature mode that ranges from about 75 degrees Fahrenheit up to 212 degrees (water’s boiling point at sea level), and a higher-temperature mode, which can pump steam into the oven when it’s running at much higher temperatures.

The reservoir on the side of the oven holds enough water to provide weeks, if not months, of steam.



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With the first approach, you can use the oven like you would steam vegetables and fish on the stove, just without boiling water

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Smart Kitchen Appliances Market Report 2020 to 2024: Analysis and Proposals on New Project Investment – 360 Market Updates

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 30, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global“Smart Kitchen AppliancesMarket” Report 2020 – 2024 delivers the latest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. The Smart Kitchen Appliances industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

With the slowdown in world economic growth, the Smart Kitchen Appliances industry has also suffered a certain impact, but still maintained a relatively optimistic growth, the past four years, Smart Kitchen Appliances market size to maintain the average annual Growth rate of 0.113466954611 from 520.0 million USD in 2014 to 890.0 million USD in 2019, analysts believe that in the next few years, Smart Kitchen Appliances market size will be further expanded, we expect that by 2024, The market size of the Smart Kitchen Appliances will reach 3010.0 million USD.

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Besides, the Smart Kitchen Appliances report also covers segment data, including type segment, industry segment, channel segment, etc. cover different segment market sizes, both volume, and value. It also covers different industries’ client’s information, which is very important for the manufacturers.

Section 1: Free——Definition

Section (2 3): 1200 USD——Manufacturer Detail

Whirlpool Corporation

AB Electrolux

Samsung Electronics

LG Electronics

Haier Group

BSH Appliance

Miele and Cie KG

Panasonic

Robam

Midea

Section 4: 900 USD——Region Segmentation

North America Country (United States, Canada)

South America

Asia Country (China, Japan, India, Korea)

Europe Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy)

Other Country (Middle East, Africa, GCC)

Section (5 6 7): 500 USD——

Product Type Segmentation

Smart Refrigerator

Smart Cookers

Smart Hood

Industry Segmentation

Commercial

Household

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Scope of Smart Kitchen Appliances market report:

This market study covers the global and regional market with an in-depth analysis of the overall growth prospects in the market. Furthermore, it sheds light on the comprehensive competitive landscape of the global market. The report further offers a dashboard overview of leading companies encompassing their successful marketing strategies, market contribution, recent developments in both historic and present contexts.

Target Audience of Smart Kitchen Appliances Market:

● Manufacturer / Potential Investors ● Traders, Distributors, Wholesalers, Retailers, Importers and Exporters. ● Association and government bodies.

What Report Exactly Offers to the Buyers?

● To gain insightful analyses of the Smart Kitchen Appliances Industry and have a comprehensive understanding of the global market and its commercial landscape. ● Market methodologies that are being involved by driving particular organizations ● Get a detailed representation of the Smart Kitchen Appliances Market. ● The assessed growth rate, together with Smart Kitchen Appliances Industry size and share over the forecast period 2020-2024.

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Table of Contents Section 1 Smart Kitchen Appliances Product Definition Section 2 Global Smart Kitchen Appliances Market Manufacturer Share and Market Overview 2.1 Global Manufacturer Smart

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Smart Ways to Hang or Hide Paper Towel Rolls in Your Kitchen

Most of us reach for a roll of paper towels on the regular. Maybe you want to grease a baking pan, or perhaps you need to mop up a small spill—those are just a couple of the hundred or so reasons we might need a sheet or two. But paper towels are not something we want rolling around on the counter, but hiding them under the sink isn’t practical: No one wants to stoop down and dig through the cabinets every time there’s a spill. So, what are some of the best ways to store a roll of paper towels so that the kitchen essentials are on hand but not in the way? We’ve divided possible options into four main types—countertop holders, under-counter hangers, wall-mounted holders, and over-the-cabinet-door holders—so you can find the solution that will work best for your kitchen.



a plate of food on a table: Courtesy of Food52/Rocky Luten


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Courtesy of Food52/Rocky Luten



a plate of food on a table: Wrangle your roll so it's easy to grab but not in the way.


© Courtesy of Food52/Rocky Luten
Wrangle your roll so it’s easy to grab but not in the way.

Related: Sustainable Alternatives to Paper Towel

Countertop

When you use a countertop holder, you’re committing to keeping your roll of paper towels in view. Choose a style that echoes the look of your kitchen, whether that means a simple maple wood holder ($48, food52.com), going with a classy gold option ($59, williams-sonoma.com), or bringing home a sleek metal version ($24.99, amazon.com) to suit your more contemporary space. (This style of countertop holder has a tension arm to help you pull just one sheet at a time.). Another option: Repurposing an antique washer plunger or other vintage item to hold your roll.



a close up of a towel hanging on the wall: Courtesy of Schoolhouse


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Courtesy of Schoolhouse

Wall Mounted

If you don’t have the counter space or don’t want to add another item to your counters, a wall-mounted paper towel holder is the obvious solution. Look for a holder that will last and is easy to change the roll on, plus easy to use. There are lots of utilitarian options that blend in ($14.99, bedbathandbeyond.com), but there are also sturdy ones that make a statement ($119, schoolhouse.com) all on their own. Some require drilling into the wall to install, but if you’re living in a rental or not ready to commit, you’ll find magnetic paper towel holders ($19.99, containerstore.com) work well, but are generally not as sturdy. You’ll need to be gentle with this iteration. Most wall mounted holders are horizontal but there are some vertical models if that fits your space or style better. For a statement-making wall-mounted paper towel holder, a vintage ice pick setup can’t be beat ($83, etsy.com).



a kitchen with a sink and a mirror: Courtesy of Yamazaki Home


© Provided by Martha Stewart Living
Courtesy of Yamazaki Home

Under Cabinet

A paper towel is always on hand when you have an under-cabinet holder. Styles range from clip on ($32, macys.com) to those that require some installation, often with screws through the base of the shelf or upper cabinet ($13.42, amazon.com). Consider the profile of the holder when you have a

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8 smart ways to keep cool in the kitchen this summer

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Chowhound

Summer can really turn up the heat in your kitchen; here’s how to keep cool with summer recipes and smart cooking tips for when it’s just too hot. While a warm and cozy kitchen feels nice in the winter, it can be stifling when temperatures ramp up in the summer. Using large appliances, such as your oven or stove, can make your kitchen too hot to handle. The heat can even spread to other areas of your home and make your air conditioning work overtime. But you don’t have to choose between cooking and staying cool this summer. Try these strategies for keeping yourself well-fed without wilting.

1. Stay hydrated

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Chowhound

Hydration is the No. 1 rule for any summer activity, and cooking is no exception — even if you’re indoors. If you’re working in the kitchen, always have a glass of water with ice ready to drink from as you go. Want to punch it up a bit? Try water infusions for more flavor and refreshment. Planning to sweat? Add sea salt and lemon to boost electrolytes and flavor.

2. Don’t cook

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Chowhound

Don’t want to heat up your kitchen? Don’t cook. But that doesn’t mean you can’t eat. Focus on no-cook, fresh foods, such as summer salads, ceviche and cold noodles. Even slicing up fresh fruit or vegetables like cucumbers and melons can be a refreshing and healthy summer treat. And no-cook foods help beat the heat in two ways: by not heating up your kitchen or your body as you consume them.

More ideas from Chowhound:

3. Cook outside

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Chowhound

Take the heat out of the kitchen by cooking outdoors this summer. BBQ grilled chicken or steaks are classics for the grill but don’t forget you can grill summer favorites like corn on the cob or watermelon, too. You might be hot while you’re outside using a grill or smoker to heat foods, but your kitchen can stay cool.

More ways to use your grill:

4. Use small appliances

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Chowhound

Minimizing use of the oven and stove can help you avoid heating up your kitchen. Small appliances can cook your food just as well while emitting less heat than large appliances. Try using a toaster oven instead of your wall oven, or a panini press instead of the stovetop. You’d be surprised how versatile small appliances can be. Your slow cooker and Instant Pot aren’t just for winter soups and stews, either. Think of summer recipes you can achieve on your countertop, like Instant Pot pork carnitas. And don’t turn your nose up at your microwave, which can zap rice, quinoa, vegetables and more while generating practically no heat.

Check out these Chowhound recipe collections for more ideas:

5. Batch-cook

If you’re going to heat up your kitchen, make it worth it. When you use your oven or stovetop, make larger quantities than normal.

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