HOUSTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many reasons for the single serving trend, from portion control to eco-consciousness about avoiding waste to the desire for a personalized taste experience. Check out this collection of innovative kitchen tools that cater to single servings and smaller portions.
The Zoku® Single Quick Pop® Maker is a fun and fast way to create personalized frozen ice pops one at a time in just minutes. The most compact model in the award-winning, patented Zoku® line, it lets you freeze a pop right on your countertop, without electricity. And, because you can freeze up to three Quick Pops before re-freezing the unit, you can create a personalized pop for yourself and then share the fun with others. $24.95. Williams-Sonoma.
The Capresso froth PLUS™ easily creates rich, frothed milk for a variety of personalized beverages from frothy hot chocolate to frothed or steamed milk for cappuccinos or lattes. Hot, warm, and cold temperature settings make this ideal for a variety of delicious beverages, producing professional quality results at the touch of a button. $59.99. Sur La Table.
The Zenker Just Enough Springform Pan bakes one-fourth of a cake or cheesecake in a high-quality nonstick pan. Whether you live alone, are seeking portion control sizes, or want to bake personalized cakes for different tastes, the Just Enough Springform Pan allows for creative baking that's just enough for every day. Made in Germany. $11.99. Frieling.com.
Bake or make single serving portions with personality with the Welcome Home Brands collection of oven-safe Plastic Dessert Cups. Sized perfectly for single servings, they are both oven-safe and freezer-safe, ideal for muffins and cupcakes as well as mousses, puddings and sorbets. No pre-greasing or messy cleanup. In a variety of lively colors and decorative styles, for gift giving, parties and everyday. Starting at $7.30. Amazon.com.
Serve up delicious espresso-based beverages cup by cup with the Jura® ENA 9 One Touch, from Jura's exclusive line of one-touch automatic espresso machines that create authentic cappuccinos and lattes at the touch of one button, without moving the cup. With a compact design, the machine is filled with features such as fine foam technology, Aroma Boost, and a height-adjustable dual spout to brew an array of coffee beverages cup by cup. $1,499. Sur La Table.
SOURCE Zoku, Jura Capresso, Frieling, Welcome Home Brands