Innovative Kitchen Tools Make this the Season for Stress-Free Holiday Meal Preparation

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays can be very busy, so why not take the stress out of preparing a holiday meal with the right kitchen tools.


Save time and energy with the NuWave® Precision Induction Cooktop. Use this portable countertop appliance as an extra burner during meal preparation, or on a buffet table to keep a dish warm. It cooks up to 50 percent faster than gas or electric. $119.95, plus shipping and processing at

Ensure perfect crust for flaky croissants or dinner rolls with the Sil-Eco® Bread Mat. The specially designed food-grade silicone mat is reinforced with a fiber mesh to help distribute heat evenly. Its perforated surface is designed to produce even browning. Also for freezing or proofing dough. Fits a standard 13 x 18-inch cookie sheet. $21.99 at

With its ergonomically designed handles and nonstick surface, Tramontina All Generations Cookware makes holiday cooking easy for all ages. Bearing the "Ease-of-Use" commendation seal from the Arthritis Foundation, this beautifully crafted line will make holiday cooking a multi-generational tradition. Made in the USA. Available for $24.97-$59.97, at select Walmart stores (

Keep refreshments flowing in style this season with the Primula® Key West Beverage Dispenser. From warm spiced apple cider to fruit-infused holiday punch, serve hot or cold beverages from the 1.65-gallon clear glass dispenser. The non-clogging silicone filter keeps the fruits and spices used to infuse your beverages from clogging the spigot. Blue, Red or Green. $34.99 at

The Frieling 44-Ounce Stainless Steel French Press is amply sized for serving flavorful hot coffee to guests at the end of a holiday meal. The beautifully styled press features a stainless steel body that is durable and easy to maintain. Its double-wall insulated design retains heat four times longer than glass. BPA free and dishwasher safe. $120 at

From green or white, to oolong and black tea, the Capresso teaC100 offers five separate temperature settings that properly steep whichever tea type you and your guests desire. High quality stainless steel heating element boils water twice as fast as a traditional stovetop kettle. Easy and safe to serve, it features a cool-touch handle and drip-free pouring. Safety auto shut-off lets you enjoy tea with guests, without any added worries. 48-ounce capacity. $99.99 at

SOURCE Primula Products, Sil-Eco, Hearthware, Frieling, Capresso and Tramontina