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How Much Does the Lombardi Trophy Weigh?!

Since Super Bowl XXX, the Vince Lombardi trophy has been presented to the winning team’s owner on the field following the big game. It is every fan and player’s dream to see their team raise that trophy in the air amongst all the confetti and excitement signifying they are the champions! The Pittsburgh Steelers hold …

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Overweight Bag Fees Got You Down?

Summer is one of the most popular times of the year to hit the road or take to the skies for those treasured family vacations. Even though traveling can bring some amazing times to share with your loved ones, it can also bring massive headaches and money disappearing from your pocket. Our Velo luggage scale …

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8 Gluten Free Flours & Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

Blanched almond flour: Made from finely ground blanched (skinned) almonds. Store in refrigerator or freezer. Can add small amounts to baked goods to improve their tenderness and structure. Buckwheat flour: This isn’t wheat at all! Made from the triangular seed of the buckwheat plant and has a rich, nutty flavor that’s delicious in breakfast and …

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Gougères Recipe & Guide

This post was prepared by Chef Mary Evans. I lead food and wine tours to France every September along with my business partner Hallie Harron, and gougères are always a hit when we make them with our groups.  These little, cheesy puffs—a savory, mini version of cream puffs—perfectly complement the Côtes du Rhône wine from …

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What Are You Thankful For?

During this holiday season we ask that you take a moment from your busy holiday schedule to consider what you are thankful for and what you can do to help those who are less fortunate. Escali proudly supports Feed My Starving Children and Kids Against Hunger in their mission to put an end to hunger …

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Digital Scale Care: 10 Pointers

Digital scales are easy to use, accurate, and save many people a lot of time and money.  They help people to lose weight, monitor symptoms of heart failure or even bake like a pro. Digital scales are precise instruments and should be treated with care.  Disregard them and they may eventually become less accurate. Here …

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Popular Mechanics: Escali Alimento is a Can’t-Miss Holiday Gift!

Popular Mechanics calls the Escali Alimento scale a can’t-miss holiday gift for home brewers, bakers, candle makers and future chemical engineers! The durability and versatility of the Alimento are what sets it apart from its competition.  The stainless steel (removable) weighing surface, bright blue back light and optional universal A/C power adapter are icing on …

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Weight Loss, Portion Control & Food Scales: What You Need to Know

Do I really need a food scale? It seems to me that this is one of the most commonly asked questions in weight loss forums.  In short, the answer is YES!  Most people will

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