SodaStream can be used to make tons of fun drinks while saving a bit of money (not to mention cutting down on waste from all those cans and plastic bottles). Though already sleek in design, the SodaStream has partnered with Yves Behar to upgrade the machine to the new Source (starting at $99, pictured below). Improvements have been made to the user interface, bottle, touch-response features, and the machine’s visual feedback enhancing and simplifying the user experience.
Carrington Farms Extra Virgin Coconut Oil: This unique 2-in-1 gift is perfect for mom. Extra virgin coconut oil is the latest ‘must-have’ ingredient for women’s beauty & healthy needs. Coconut oil can be used as a baking ingredient, skin moisturizer, massage oil, hair conditioner and more! Available for $7.99 at www.CarringtonFarms.com
Moka Express Colors – Bialetti’s iconic Moka Express — the original stovetop coffee maker first introduced 80 years ago by Alfonso Bialetti — is now available in four new bright colors of red, orange, blue, and purple. The unique aluminum stovetop coffee maker is the #1 coffee maker in the world with over 200 million units sold, and its design is featured in the Museum of Modern Art. This is a classic, sure hit for moms, dads and grads! Featuring Bialetti’s trademark figure, L’Omino, the little man with the moustache, the Moka Express has become a trusted symbol of Italian quality. Available in the 6-cup size, the new color Mokas have an MSRP of $39.99 and are currently available at Bed Bath & Beyond, bedbathandbeyond.com and www.bialetti.com.
For cooking enthusiasts, the Aeternum Signature Series By Chef Fabio Viviani is oven-safe up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, features the signature white ceramic non-stick coating, a heavy gauge aluminum vessel for better heat distribution, and a cast stainless steel handle for extra durability, allowing cooks to sear-roast in the same pan. The pans are also suitable for all stovetops including induction. PFOA-free, the Aeternum Signature Series is an eco-friendly choice for cooking enthusiasts as it’s easy-to-clean, and the non-stick coating is applied at a low temperature leading to a lower emission of CO2 into the atmosphere. The Aeternum Signature Series is available at Bed, Bath & Beyond, www.bedbathandbeyond.com and www.bialetti.com in a modern gray exterior in 8”, 10” and 12” sauté pans for a MSRP of $29.99 – $49.99, an 11” deep sauté with lid for $69.99, 10” square griddle for $49.99, 6 qt. dutch oven for $69.99, and 10-pc. set for $199.
The Diva Single-Serve Espresso System features a sleek, space-saving design, a touch-sensitive, swipe-to-brew button for two programmable options: a long or short espresso shot; a 20-bar (290 psi), high-pressure system that ensures the perfect cup of Italian espresso in seconds; and an adjustable height tray to accommodate different sized cups. The Bialetti Diva is available at www.bialetti.com in black and red for an MSRP of $315. Each machine comes with 10 I Caffè d’Italia espresso capsules to sample. I Caffè d’Italia espresso capsules will also be available in packs of 16 for an MSRP of $9.99.
The Mini Express Single-Serve Espresso Machine (A Rachael Ray favorite) – With its small footprint, ease of use, sleek Italian design, the Mini Express is the only single-serve espresso system that uses real, authentic Italian coffee. The Mini Express makes authentic Italian espresso with a thick rich crema in less than 15 seconds. The Mini ensures the best brew every time by using authentic 7 gram I Caffe d’Italia espresso capsules and 20 bar (290 psi) pressure. Available in black or red for an MSRP of $199.99. Each machine comes with 10 I Caffe d’Italia espresso capsules. I Caffe d’Italia espresso capsules are also available at www.bedbathandbeyond.com and www.bialetti.com in packs of 16 for an MSRP of $11.99.
For the baker, Bialetti’s Aeternum Bakeware features the Aeternum line’s distinct red exterior with heavy-gauge, aluminized steel construction and a high-temp non-stick exterior for easy clean up. The bakeware interior incorporates the Aeternum’s innovative white ceramic technology and stain-resistant non-stick coating for easy release. The Bialetti Aeternum Bakeware collection is currently available at Bed, Bath & Beyond and includes a 9” round cake pan at $19.99; 13” x 9” oblong cake pan at $24.99; 17” x 11” large cookie sheet at $24.99; 9” x 5” loaf pan at $19.99; and a 12-cup muffin pan at $29.99.
T-fal FV4495 Black Ultraglide Iron: This recently launched sleek and innovative iron ranked #1 in ‘glideability’ and speed lab tests against the top 20 competitors. Featuring unique ceramic soleplates with a pointed tip that easily works around buttons, pleats and seams, this iron is a registry must-have and is so easy to use even beginners can figure it out! Available for $45.00 at Amazon.com & K-Mart
IMUSA 8-Piece Espresso Set: Rich, aromatic espresso needs to be served in the perfect cup! This set is functional, yet stylish enough to leave on your countertop, with a convenient metal rack for display. Available for $9.99 at BedBathandBeyond.com
COOKINA Barbecue Reusable Grilling Sheet: Give dad the gift of easy, healthy grilling without having the clean a mess! This sheet is an innovative solution offering a non-stick, easy-clean, healthy grilling & cooking experience, and is ideal for using as an alternative to aluminum foil Users can simply place the reusable sheet over the grill and cook up dishes without having to use oil or needing to clean the grill afterwards – and best of all – grillers/dads can still achieve the coveted grill marks on foods! Launching this May 2014 in Home Depot’s nationwide – $14.99
The T-fal OptiGrill is a new, one-of-a-kind way to grill healthier indoors! Perfect for apartment living or raining summer days, it’s the perfect gift for dads who love to grill or recent grads getting ready for dorm / apartment life. This grill features a cooking sensor that ensures a perfectly cooked meal every time by automatically adapting to the thickness of your food and delivering perfect doneness from rare to well-done. Its angled plates also allow fat to drip off easily into the dip tray, creating a nutritious and delicious meal every time. Available for $179.99 at BedBathandBeyond.com
First and foremost, the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven (www.puckoven.com), is a great gift for the busy parent. It’s the worlds first countertop pressure oven which allows you to prefer fresh and healthy meals for your family up to 70% faster than the traditional oven, giving you more time to enjoy those family moments.
For the outdoor type, try the Pocket Hose Ultra (www.PocketHoseUltra.com), the expandable hose that expands with pressure and then shrinks back to its original mini-size when water is turned off. Add the Grassology (www.GetGrassology.com) lawn seeds for a great gift combo, to help you save time and money with less mowing, fertilizing and maintenance.
Never before has an ultra-light vac been able to outperform a full-size upright. Weighing just 8 pounds, the Shark Rocket™ is designed to equip users with the ability to swiftly transform between an upright and handheld vacuum. The slim, easy-to-use vac delivers Never Loses Suction power and a motorized power head to deep clean carpets better than a full size Dyson vacuum.The handheld vacuum is ideal for cleaning stairs, cars or other small messes, and hard to reach above floor projects or under furniture spills are no longer a challenge to clean with the Rocket vacuum. Additional Shark Rocket features include:
•Enhanced Swivel Steering and a low profile nozzle delivers “go anywhere” versatility.
•Dual Power Settings makes it easy to go from bare floors to carpets and rugs.
For the first time, Shark has combined their trusted super-heated steam with a gentle, non-toxic cleanser. The Shark Steam & Spray™ is perfect for consumers who need extra cleaning power to deep clean and sanitize all hard floor surfaces.
Whether it’s a quick clean, a general whole house clean or a deep floor clean, the Steam & Spray Mop has the power to handle the job, thanks to its three distinct ways to clean:
- Steam & Spray Mode is perfect for tough messes like stuck-on dirt or heavy traffic areas.
- Steam Mode tackles everyday cleaning and sanitizing jobs.
- Spray Mode is ideal for quick, on-the-go messes and for use with Shark’s SaniFiber™ Disposable Pads – the first disposable pads offering the same cleaning performance as Shark’s reusable microfiber pads. Use this setting for convenient, cordless cleaning
The Ninja Ultima™ Blender allows consumers to live a healthy lifestyle through its versatile capabilities and groundbreaking, patent pending Dual-Stage Blending Technology, supported by 1500 watts and 2.5 peak horsepower. This blender makes whole nutrient rich juicing possible through pulverizing whole fruits and vegetables and including all of its valuable nutrients.This hands free blender delivers unmatched silky smooth, grit free consistency and innovative technology, allowing consumers to prepare immaculate recipes, from blending perfectly smooth soups and beverages, grinding meats, chopping herbs, emulsifying dips and mixing cake batters.Additional Ninja Ultima Blender (starting at $199.99 MSRP) features include:
•Ninja’s signature Total Crushing™ blades that work in unison with newly developed High Speed Cyclonic blades
•PRO Variable Speed with a range of speeds from 3,700 to 24,000 RPM