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By: Shea Gunther on June 10, 2011, 11:23 a.m.
home soda-making kit

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SodaStream seltzer maker

The SodaStream home soda maker puts the power of carbonation at your fingertips and makes it super easy to make your own homemade sodas. The SodaStream Penguin has a quirky modern look and is fun to operate. You just pop in a bottle of water, close up the chamber, push the penguin's beak, and then release the excess gas before opening up the chamber to reveal a well-carbonated bottle of water. It's magic. When it's combined with either a store-bought or homemade soda stream, it turns into a delicious drink that you can feel less guilty about drinking. SodaStreams are available on Amazon, ranging in price from $100 for their basic unit up to $200 for the Penguin.