James was born and raised in South Africa and arrived in the United States in 2008. He received his Masters in Performing Arts from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg. He is an occasional actor who spends most of his free time scouring the web for tasty recipes and attempting overly ambitious DIY projects.
Articles and Reviews by James Aitchison
Best Pod Coffee Brewers of 2018
October 26, 2017 – These are the best single serve coffee pod brewers available.
Get Ready for Summer With the Best Gas Grills of 2018
April 19, 2017 – We put six popular gas grills to the test to find out which is best.
Grill like a pro with the best charcoal grills of 2018
April 04, 2017 – We put six popular grills to the test to find the best of the best.
Spring Cleaning Your Home the DIY Way
March 28, 2017 – Clean your house using some savvy, thrifty do-it-yourself methods.
7 traditional Thanksgiving dishes you can make in a slow cooker
November 18, 2016 – Give your oven a break with these Thanksgiving slow cooker recipes.
10 simple smart home upgrades you can install in a weekend
November 10, 2016 – 10 products that will get your smart home started.
All the different types of KitchenAid stand mixers - and which one is right for you
November 04, 2016 – About to purchase a KitchenAid blender? Read this guide before you do.
All the different Vitamix blenders—and which one is right for you
October 27, 2016 – About to purchase a Vitamix blender? Read this guide before you do.
16 scary Halloween movies you'll want to watch tonight - and how to stream them
October 21, 2016 – Sixteen of our favorite horror films you can watch right now.
This smart coffee maker gives you three brews in one
October 18, 2016 – This smart appliance offers coffee connoisseur three ways to brew.
The Toughest Laptops On (and Off) Earth
October 11, 2016 – From modern war zones to the vacuum of space, these rugged PCs can handle some serious punishment.
GE JGBS66REKSS 30-Inch Freestanding Gas Range
October 07, 2016 – The JGBS66REKSS is an entry level range that delivers where it counts.
GE Cafe CT9050SHSS 30 Inch Electric Wall Oven Review
September 21, 2016 – Finally, an oven that gets smart home integration right.
Kenmore Pro 72583 Gas Range Review
September 17, 2016 – Your neighbors won't think this Kenmore Pro is a Viking—but we still like its style.
Kenmore 49513 30" Electric Single Wall Oven
September 08, 2016 – Though it has high-end features, you might want to skip this Kenmore.
Kenmore 94243 Electric Freestanding Range Review
August 22, 2016 – Looking for true convection for under $1000? This might be the range for you.
4 fun DIY projects to do with dad
June 03, 2016 – Because the last thing he needs is another tie.
Whirlpool WEG760H0DS Slide-In Gas Range Review
April 21, 2016 – A low cost slide-in that features great baking and some spiffy boiling speeds.
GE PT7550EHES 30-Inch Double Electric Oven Review
March 10, 2016 – This GE double oven adds features, but a hefty sale price makes it a tough sell.
GE JT5000SFSS 30-Inch Single Electric Wall Oven Review
February 18, 2016 – The GE JT5000SFSS is a good option, but there are more inspired products out there.