Consider some of these home trends to bring a touch of modern into your traditional kitchen design! If you’re thinking about a kitchen remodel project or just want to add some modern touches to your kitchen design, take a minute to check out the latest high-tech kitchen trends.
Building conveniences into your lifestyle is a must these days.
The challenge is to decide which new technology or kitchen trend provides the biggest saving with the least impact on our budgets?
Hiku — Keeping on Top of your Grocery List. Hiku is a smart shopping button and kitchen fridge magnet that scans barcodes and recognizes your voice to create a shared shopping list app on your phone! Use the app in the store or sync your Hiku with an online store to make shopping a breeze!
Not your Everyday Crock-Pot! If Crock-Pot meals are a staple in your household (or if you would like for them to be!) then check out the The Crock-Pot® Smart Slow Cooker. This large, six-quart slow-cooker is WeMo® enabled and works with your smart device to let you conveniently adjust cook settings… from virtually anywhere.
A Smart Frying Pan? People are raving about smart cookware. One popular product is the Pantelligent Frying Pan. Pantelligent is an intelligent cooking tool that controls cooking temperature & time. The pan has a smart temperature sensor that talks to an app on your phone. The app alerts you to adjust temperatures, tells you when to flip meats or add vegetables based on the recipe you pick. Simple! It can work with your existing cooktop or you can purchase accessories.
Smart Large Kitchen Appliances can better coordinate your home-cooked meals. Microwaves, refrigerators and ovens can be connected, creating a smart hub in your kitchen. Control your home’s audio system, coordinate family calendars or check your fridge inventory while in the grocery store. Use your smart phone to control your cooking times and temperatures.
This technology is relatively new and can be quite expensive. Before shelling out your hard-earned dollars, be sure to do some research and talk to professionals when possible.
Already have a smart kitchen – or the beginnings of one? We’d love to hear from you! What works best for you? Would you do anything different? Share your thoughts in our comments section.