kitchen

The Perfect Potholder For Crossword-Loving Chefs

If you’re up to the challenge of trying to cook for others, there’s a good chance you welcome all kinds of challenges. And for chefs who love to tackle words and riddles as much as they do a demi-glace, this $US19 crossword puzzle Subtext trivet is a perfect addition to their kitchen.


Infrared Microwave Shows Your Food Change Colour As It Heats Up

After watching this video I feel like the best microwave I’ve ever used sucked very badly. What you see here is a concept for the Heat Map Microwave, which would have a built-in IR camera on top and a screen on the front, effectively allowing you to see exactly when your food has been heated all the way through. Get this thing in my kitchen right now.


There's A Guide To The Solar System Etched Into This Cutting Board

If you’re the type who likes to learn something new every day, this wonderful custom bamboo cutting board from Etsy seller Elysium Woodworks will teach you the basics of our solar system while you hack away at vegetables during dinner prep.


Moby Whisk Is A Great (Egg) White (Mixing) Whale For Your Kitchen

It seems the recent trend of giant sea creatures invading your kitchen isn’t going away anytime soon — and we’re not talking about calamari made from giant squid. This adorable mixing tool, affectionately known as Moby Whisk, is the perfect accompaniment to that Nessie Ladle from last week.


Loch Ness Kitchen Sightings Are Going To Skyrocket

For those who like their kitchen to look like something Willy Wonka might cook in, here’s another adorable alternative to the boring spoon you’ve been using to serve soups and sauces. Designed by OTOTO to look eerily reminiscent of what we assume the Loch Ness monster looks like, this adorable Nessie Ladle is far less intimidating.


GE's New Sensor Turns Induction Cooktops Into Compact Sous Vide Machines

Revived sometime in the mid-1960s, sous vide is a method of evenly cooking food using an airtight vacuum-sealed plastic bag submerged in a temperature-controlled water bath, and it’s become increasingly popular for home use in recent years. But instead of requiring yet another appliance that occupies precious kitchen counter real estate, GE has developed a wireless sensor that turns its new range of induction cooktops into space-saving sous vide machines.


A Drawer Full Of Kitchen Tools Is Hiding In This Fake Potted Plant

Everyone has that one drawer in their kitchen full of random tools and accessories that have no where else to call home. And finding the exact one you need in that mish-mash is often almost impossible. This adorable Fruits Plant, on the other hand, keeps everything you’ll need for peeling, mashing and cutting fresh produce right on your counter, disguised as a colourful potted plant that never needs watering.


This Crazy Machine Wants To Be A Keurig For Complete Meals

Say what you will about the quality of coffee that comes out of pod-based machines like the Keurig, the machines have caught on like wildfire. They’re fast, they’re easy to use, and you can instantly brew up almost flavour or type of coffee you like. And soon, dinner prep might be just as easy as using a Keurig machine, if the ambitious creators of the Cooki are able to make their machine a reality.


How To Cook Christmas Dinner In Your Microwave

Christmas is meant to be a time of reflection and solemn appreciation of the joyful bounties that our lives have bestowed upon us — or, more likely, a time for presents, family and good food. But who wants to spend every waking hour over a hot stove on Christmas? Not you. Here’s how you can cook an entire Chrissie feast using nothing but your microwave.


Battle Of The Baking Scales: Drop Kitchen Vs. Perfect Bake

Whaddya mean I can just pour ingredients onto either of these smart scales until they tell me to stop and I get delicious homemade cookies for my trouble?! What sort of black magic is this? It’s called “baking by weight” and it will change the way you look at cooking.