Tech out your Thanksgiving with a connected kitchen

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Tech out your Thanksgiving with a connected kitchen (KSNV)

A smarter kitchen can make your Thanksgiving cooking and clean up – if not a breeze, at least easier.

Ryan Eldridge, CEO of Squirrel Digital Marketing is here with connected kitchen gadgets so you can enjoy more and work less this Thanksgiving.

1. Dedicated Tablet with Protective Case

Amazon Fire 7” - $49 & SUPLIK Handle Case with Screen Protector - $14.89

Considering a new Amazon Echo Show to see recipes or watch your cooking shows in the kitchen? An Amazon Fire 7” gives you more functionality for so much less ($230 vs. $50) All you lose is voice command. Just press the home button to launch Alexa.

Why its great for Thanksgiving:

  • Load all your recipes in AllRecipes
  • Take it with you if you’re cooking somewhere else
  • Watch cooking tutorials on YouTube
  • Expandable memory – SD card slot. (Comes with 8GB but you can add up to 256 more)
  • Press home to get answers from Alexa, set timers, etc.

2. Food prep made easy

Drop Scale Connected Kitchen Scale & Step by Step Recipe App, $79.95

  • No more measuring cups.
  • Scale measures ingredients as you follow along with recipes in the app.
  • Food AND drinks
  • Connects wirelessly with Bosch and GE connected appliances
  • Pre-heat starts right when you need it
  • Never burn or undercook: the app instructs your oven in proper cook time/temperature

3. Bluetooth Digital Thermometer

Inkbird Wireless Bluetooth Meat Thermometer - $29.99

Wouldn’t it be great to get a perfectly cooked bird or ham without constantly having to run back & forth to the oven, or smoker?

  • Wireless digital thermometer for cooking, grilling, BBQ, oven, meat, even boiling
  • Connects to iPhone or Android app via Bluetooth.
  • Set the thermometer to the temperature of your choice
  • App notifies you when temp is reached
  • Comes with two food-grade, stainless steel probes

4. Leave the floors to the robot

iRobot Bravaa Jet Mopping Robot - $169.99 (on Amazon)

  • Spills and splats are one less thing to worry about
  • Jet spray & vibrating cleaning head loosen dirt
  • Braava jet pads clean up the goo
  • Designed to mop and sweep most hardwood floor types, including hardwood, tile & stone
  • Robot recognizes the pad you’ve attached & customizes cleaning accordingly
  • Wet mop
  • Damp sweeping
  • Dry sweeping
  • Replacement pads are $7.99 for 10 disposable pads or $20 for 2 reusable mopping pads
  • App for iOS or Android to control

For more information on these products and more, visit the Squirrel Digital Marketing website.