kitchen

This Cork Pot Holder Secretly Serves As A Ping Pong Net For After Dinner

Once you remove the placemats and centerpieces, your dining room table becomes the perfect stand-in for a ping pong table. The only thing missing is a net, and that soon could also be just a quick transformation away if this convertible CorkNet pot holder is successful on Kickstarter.


KitchenAid's SodaStream Machines Look Transplanted From A '50s Restaurant

They might make it slightly cheaper to produce your own carbonated beverages at home, but those SodaStream machines aren’t exactly the loveliest things you can put on your kitchen counter. Thankfully, the company has teamed up with KitchenAid who’s given the machines a retro makeover and an all-metal design so they will survive years of making beverages bubbly.


A Magical Machine Lets You Inject Bananas With Sweet Sweet Fillings

You know that disappointing feeling when you bite into a banana and there’s nothing on the inside? Normally they can’t compete with the likes of a caramel-packed tube of Rolos, but the DestapaBanana levels the playing field. It lets you inject bananas — still in their peel — with all kinds of fillings so you can (pretend to) eat healthy and enjoy your snack.


How You Fold This Origami Measuring Spoon Determines Its Capacity

Unless your measuring spoons are all tethered together (which is annoying unto itself) you’ve probably spent too much time sifting through kitchen drawers trying to find the one you need. Rahul Agarwal’s Polygon measuring spoon solves that problem with an easy-to-store flat design that simply folds to whatever capacity you need.


The Largest Mammal On Earth Makes For The Perfect Pot Strainer

If adorable is the only criteria you look for in kitchen accessories, your hunt for a new pot strainer just ended. Taking inspiration from how a Blue Whale strains the ocean for krill using the baleen in its mouth, Fred & Friends’ $US10 Big Blue pot strainer quickly drains a pot leaving only pasta, veggies, or whatever you’ve boiled behind.


How To Portion Pasta When You're As Hungry As A T-Rex

The original version of this pasta portioner was a clever play on the phrase “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.” But DOIY Design has improved on the original in every way with a new version featuring a famished T-Rex in pursuit of a fleeing family.


Being A Kitchen Timer Is R2-D2's Latest Side Job

As far as resumes for droids go, the skills and experience section on R2-D2′s must be at least 100 holograms long by now. This latest Star Wars tie-in sees Artoo back in the kitchen as a simple $US20 timer, counting off anywhere from one to 60 minutes with a quick twist of his rotating dome.


Make Your Gingerbread People Dance With These Posable Cookie Cutters

Your average gingerbread cookie ends up looking a lot like da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man with its limbs splayed out in every direction. But with this modular cookie cutter in your kitchen repertoire, you can create gingerbread cookies that are a little more lifelike and active.


An Ingredient Measuring Machine Is Like Insurance For Baking

When you’re cooking, you can toss almost any series of ingredients into a pan and end up with something edible. But when you’re baking, you need to pay close to attention to precisely measuring out ingredients so your creation turns out as expected. So as with anything requiring precision, it’s best to leave it to a machine — like the PantryChic automatic dispenser.


5 Easy Ways To Reorganise Your Kitchen Like A Master Chef

Does your kitchen look like a bomb went off even before you’ve started cooking? Do you spend more time looking for ingredients than actually using them? Here are five simple steps you can take towards the functional cooking space you’ve always wanted.


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