The Creative Cottage Reviews Food Scale

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I am a bit of a food nut. I love trying out new recipes and testing the latest and greatest kitchen equipment. I just had a chance to try Kitchen Guru’s glass top digital food scale. The scale is available in 3 colors: black, red and silver and can be bought from Kitchen Gurus on Amazon.

A kitchen scale is a really great tool to have on hand, especially if you do a lot of baking or are trying to stick to certain portion sizes for dieting purposes. Professional bakers often use weight measurements for accurate recipe creation. You can view a video on Weight vs Volume Measurement on the Joy of Baking website. Professional bakers recommend weighing both your liquid and dry ingredients for the best, most accurate results.

How to Use a Kitchen Scale

I use a large stainless steel bowl when measuring out the dry ingredients in a recipe I’m making. I place the bowl on the kitchen scale, turn it on and let it set itself to zero. You can then start measuring out and weighing each of your dry ingredients. The Kitchen Gurus food scale can measure dry ingredients in either pounds or kilograms and liquid ingredients in either ounces or grams.

I find this scale really helpful as every so often I find recipes online from a UK website. In fact, most of the world uses metric measurements, vs imperial measurements that are used in the United States. So unless you are using a USA or Australian cookbook, you are going to have to follow the metric system of cooking measurements.

The Cooking Nook website has a great page on Cooking Measurement Conversions.

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Find Kitchen Gurus Online

Website: becomegurus.com
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Twitter: @becomegurus

Coupon code: through the end of June, 2014, Kitchen Gurus is offering new customers a $10 discount off the already low Amazon sale price.

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Product Description:

Easy to read
Easy to read 2.4″ high contrast LCD display.

Accurate
4 high precision sensors provide reliable, accurate measurements every time.

Weight loss and Diabetes Management
Let our scale assist you in tracking your special diet requirements such as calories, carbs, sugars or fat. Measure portion sizes to know what you’re really eating.

Bake By Weight
Cook like a pro, and measure ingredients perfectly every time when baking. Make your own nutrition-packed breads and foods

Hassle Free
We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee and stand by our product with a 5 year warranty. We’re not perfect and occasionally a product is defective or broken in transit. Those times is why we’re here! Just email: info@becomeGurus.com

Product Specs:
1. Easy to Clean, Durable Tempered Glass Construction (11lb capacity)
2. Measures Grams (g), Ounces (oz), Fluid Ounces (fl oz), Kilograms (kgs)
3. Tare / Zero feature to add additional ingredients or remove container weight.
4. Designed in the USA!
5. Easy to Read, Large 2.4″ High Contrast LCD Display
6. Auto-Off Technology
7. 4 High Precision Gauges with 0.1lb resolution
8. 1 Lithium Long Lasting Battery (included)
9. Touch Sensitive Buttons
10. Low Profile Design (15mm thin)
11. Responsive Customer Support
12. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.