kitchen

Throwing Ice Grenades Is Only Slightly Safer Than Tossing The Real Thing

We’ve all seen enough movies and war footage to know what happens after you toss a real grenade, but hurling one made from ice really isn’t that much safer. If you get hit with one of these, it’s going to hurt. And if it does explode, it’s going to send ice cold shrapnel flying in all directions.


Kids Will Happily Eat Anything Using A Pair Of T-rex Chopsticks 

How could anyone, young or old, be picky about what they eat when they’re chowing down on dinner using a pair of easy hinged chopsticks with a chomping T-rex head on one end?


Video: The Doomed Story Of The Mighty King Crab

Video: This short film, The King Crab by Oscar Hudson, uses Rudyard Kipling’s story, The Crab That Played with the Sea, as an inspiration to show how although a king crab can look fearsome and monstrous it is hardly as intimidating as it looks. Especially when the mighty king crab is doomed for the kitchen.


17 Apollo Missions Paved The Way For This Space Capsule Tea Infuser

We don’t have a moon colony yet and the space station isn’t exactly tourist-ready, but if you needed one good reason why those 17 Apollo missions were worth every last penny, it’s that they inspired this wonderful space capsule tea infuser.


An R2-D2 BBQ Apron Really Just Sells Itself

With a new Star Wars movie arriving later this year, there’s no better time to upgrade your grilling ensemble with an R2-D2 apron. Made from cotton-coated PVC it will keep hot grease splatters and BBQ sauce off your clothes, while four built-in pockets keep lighters, tongs and spatulas close at hand.


These Engineers Want To Replace Your Oven With A Countertop Gadget

The Soylent experiment may not have revolutionised the way we eat forever, but Silicon Valley isn’t content to let the kitchen go undisrupted. Meet June, a countertop device powered by carbon fibre wands that wants to make interacting with your oven more like interacting with your phone.


A Skateboard Cutting Board Is Only Good For Carving Food, Not Streets

Briefly: The only thing that could make these Skate Chop Boards a better addition to your kitchen would be a layer of grip tape on top to prevent fruit and vegetables from sliding all over the place while being chopped. But at just $US18 in pink or blue, that’s something you could easily add afterwards — even if it makes cleanup nearly impossible. [doiy design via Fancy]


Anova Precision Cooker Review: Killer Sous Vide For Everyone

I have a problem. It’s a kitchen gadget addiction. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always wanted to try the latest and greatest cooking appliances — or at least all the As Seen On TVand Sky Mall shit. Well, that addiction just paid off: The Anova Precision Cooker has been bringing me stupid amounts of joy for the past few weeks. Sous vide, anyone? This $229 gadget makes it so, so easy.


It's BYOK(ernels) With This Re-Usable Microwave Popcorn Bag

Despite the lingering smell it leaves in the break room at work, microwaveable popcorn bags are truly one of humanity’s more ingenious inventions. But if you feel guilty about tossing that paper bag afterwards, or all the mysterious chemicals they use to simulate butter, try this re-useable silicone microwaveable popcorn bag instead.


A Kitchen Timer Atop A Paper Towel Holder Will Never Go Missing

If there’s one contraption in your kitchen that never gets lost in a drawer, it’s your paper towel holder. It’s as essential to baking and cooking as your stove is — so integrating a one-handed kitchen timer on top of one is not just clever. It’s downright brilliant.