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Carafe and cup for the clumsy

File this under: cannot believe I'm wasting a question on this. I can't find a bedside carafe type thing that's made of plastic. [more inside]
posted by AmandaA on Jun 1, 2016 - 7 answers

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What durable Costco items are worth buying? [more inside]
posted by R a c h e l on Feb 17, 2016 - 44 answers

Whose stuff is better?

How would today's cheap, ubiquitous goods (i.e. clothes, shoes, furniture, housewares, miscellaneous equipment, housing, possibly food products) compare to the finest goods available to pre-modern ruling classes? [more inside]
posted by eagle-bear on Jan 14, 2016 - 32 answers

What unique, high-quality, useful things should I buy in Helsinki?

When I travel, I sometimes like to pick up better-quality versions of everyday household objects that I already own -- both because sometimes the quality is much higher than what I can get in the U.S., and also because doing it feeds my desire for a souvenir without adding any clutter to my life. Soon I'll be in Helsinki for a few days, and I'd like to buy some high-quality, packable, practical, useful objects. What are the Finnish people particularly good at making? [more inside]
posted by Susan PG on Nov 8, 2014 - 24 answers

Pan-ic at the Williams-Sonoma

I bought this pan today. I didn't think about the non-stick issue. Is this pan going to kill me? [more inside]
posted by kythuen on Jan 16, 2014 - 17 answers

What's the name of this particular type of cotton rug?

I'm trying to figure out what this particular type of cotton rug is called, so that I can Google it or search for it at other stores. It's a very particular style and I've seen it in a lot of places, but every time I've seen it it's just been called a "cotton rug" or given some marketing name. Does anybody know?
posted by mekily on Sep 22, 2013 - 13 answers

Classic Swedish housewares

Can you help me identify some classic-design Scandinavian housewares? [more inside]
posted by catesbie on Sep 5, 2013 - 14 answers

Fiesta Fiasco?

Should I leave tonight and drive 700 miles to replace my crappy, crappy dishes? The Fiesta tent sale is this weekend and I am conflicted. Durable, colorful, glazed-stoneware snowflakes inside! [more inside]
posted by julthumbscrew on Jun 21, 2013 - 16 answers

LED lightbulbs are illuminating but not illuminating.

What is going on in LED lightbulbs? I mean the devices, not the industry. [more inside]
posted by chairface on May 11, 2011 - 9 answers

Pick out my immersion blender

Which immersion blender should I buy? Which should I absolutely not buy? Primarily using it for soups for two people.
posted by nadawi on Sep 25, 2010 - 26 answers

Home and housewares in Boston, MA.

Funky stuff for my home in Greater Boston: Where? [more inside]
posted by mykescipark on Mar 28, 2006 - 13 answers

Does it need to be a KitchenAid?

I'd like to get my wife a kitchen mixer. We really can't afford a proper kitchen aide as we'd like, so I wanted to ask the foodies here at Ask.Me. If it matters she'll be using it mainly for making cakes and cookies.
posted by TuxHeDoh on Feb 12, 2005 - 27 answers

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