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February 28, 2013
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  • Artist creates Boba Fett kitchen mixer
    DeviantArtist tommyfilth has turned a KitchenAid mixer into an appliance Star Wars fans are sure to enjoy. Tommyfilth used spray paint to create his Boba Fett design and sealed it with engine enamel to protect it during food preparation operations. CNET (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Comb skewer helps keep grill clean
    Grill Comb Skewers use a set of 19 teeth to secure meats, vegetables and other foods and keep them in place during grilling. The stainless steel combs prevent sticking and are designed for easy cleanup. Coolest Gadgets (2/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Going Green spotlights housewares' sustainable practices
    Consumers want to choose eco-friendly products, and sustainable practices drive many businesses today. The Going Green display, located in the Hall of Global Innovation, features sustainable products and packaging offered by Housewares Show exhibitors. Sustainability experts chose the items to present a snapshot of our industry's greener directions in materials, manufacturing processes and supply chain choices. While at the display, Ask an Expert for advice about your company’s needs -- experts in packaging, materials providers, and other services will be on hand. Plus Material ConneXion, the world's largest materials library, will present touchable samples of the latest sustainable materials. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Cooking with Caitlin to host Twitter parties during Show
    Don't miss our free-flowing discussions about all the happenings at the 2013 International Home + Housewares Show on Twitter! Follow along with our special #FNIchat Twitter parties on Sunday, March 3, and Monday, March 4, at 3 p.m. CST live from the Show floor. Hosted by Cooking with Caitlin, you'll learn about the best new products while discussing Show events with fellow Twitter users! Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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