Cooking

  • Relic Oven: Portable Brick Oven From Tennessee Stone & Design

    Relic Oven: Portable Brick Oven From Tennessee Stone & Design

    The people at Tennessee Stone & Design are rustling up funds for an outdoor pizza cooking solution that might allow pizza to supplant more traditional outdoor barbecue foods like ribs and burgers (at least in the backyards of people who buy the oven). It’s the Relic Oven. Despite the name, the Relic Oven is as […]

  • Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill Only Looks Like Garbage

    Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill Only Looks Like Garbage

    You might have heard of the practice of using a galvanized trashcan as a makeshift meat smoker. Now, you can get all the charm of garbage can grilling without actually having to put your dinner in a real trashcan, because there’s not a single thing on planet Earth that can’t be converted into a mid-level […]

  • ‘Cooking with Beer': A Guide to Sudsy Culinary Arts

    ‘Cooking with Beer': A Guide to Sudsy Culinary Arts

    Beer is largely best enjoyed as a beverage, but anybody who’s had a good beer-battered something or used it as a secret ingredient in a chili or stew knows the value of beer in the kitchen. Cooking with Beer, a new cookbook from Mark Dredge, takes that wisdom to a whole new level. The book’s […]

  • Stussy Livin’ General Store Golden Brown Mellow Habanero Hot Sauce

    Stussy Livin’ General Store Golden Brown Mellow Habanero Hot Sauce

    Stussy is primarily known as a streetwear brand, but they get into all kinds of other business too under the Stussy Livin’ General Store brand. One of the more intriguing products under this imprint is a Golden Brown Mellow Habanero sauce, made in conjunction with the people at Mellow Habanero. I’m unfortunately not in a […]

  • ‘Oyster: A Gastronomic History (With Recipes)’ by Drew Smith

    ‘Oyster: A Gastronomic History (With Recipes)’ by Drew Smith

    Oysters are a somewhat exotic and mysterious food to those who don’t eat them regularly, and those that do tend to have strong opinions on how they should be consumed for maximum enjoyment. So it’s a good thing that somebody wrote it all down to make Oyster: A Gastronomic History (With Recipes). That somebody is […]

  • Harrison Oven: The Artisan Oven

    Harrison Oven: The Artisan Oven

    Most of us are content with the oven that was in our home when we moved in, but as with all things there are other levels of craftsmanship and care out there. On that next level is the Harrison oven, an old, old, old-school oven for people who thought electricity in the kitchen was a […]

  • Stanley Adventure Percolator: Coffee in the Great Outdoors

    Stanley Adventure Percolator: Coffee in the Great Outdoors

    When you’re out in the wilderness, it’s even more important than usual for you to have that first cup of coffee in the morning. But in hairy situations it’s hard to depend on your usual java gear, which is why the Stanley Adventure Percolator might make a good substitute. The Stanley Adventure Percolator should look […]

  • Zenroast Ceramic Coffee Roaster (Video)

    Zenroast Ceramic Coffee Roaster (Video)

    In Japan, they’ve been roasting tea leaves for myriad generations using a primitive tool called a “horoku.” Somebody out there had the inspired idea to try this process with coffee beans, and the result is a ceramic coffee roaster known as Zenroast. Zenroast is made to roast whatever fancy coffee beans you have on hand over an […]

  • Tovala: “The Smart Oven That Makes Home Cooking Easy”

    Tovala: “The Smart Oven That Makes Home Cooking Easy”

    The name “Tovala” makes me think of a 1930s crime-fighting magician, but it’s actually the name of a new smart oven that purports to make home cooking easier than ever, in conjunction with its proprietary food subscription service that basically eliminates human error from your kitchen process. Tovala does that by way of chef-prepared meals […]