Cooking

  • ‘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 […]

  • Field Skillet: “Lighter, Smoother Cast Iron”

    Field Skillet: “Lighter, Smoother Cast Iron”

    Cast iron is a good and sturdy material for things like pots and pans that need to endure a lot of physical distress over the course of their service. But its durability and versatility come with a drawback: Its weight. Now, the people at Field Company have developed a process by which a cast iron […]

  • biēm Butter Sprayer: Turn Butter Into a Delicious Spray

    biēm Butter Sprayer: Turn Butter Into a Delicious Spray

    Liquid butter is great on popcorn at the movies, but there isn’t often a good way to use it practically in the home (to be honest, that may not be the worst thing in the world, at least from a nutritional standpoint). But now you can, with the unfortunately-pronounced biēm Butter Sprayer invented by Doug […]

  • Trinity ONE Coffee Brewer From Trinity Coffee (Video)

    Trinity ONE Coffee Brewer From Trinity Coffee (Video)

    If you’re serious about your coffee, you know that all home brewing methods and coffee makers were not created equal. Trinity Coffee has come up with a device that combines several different methods into one brewer, innovative in its design and engineered for specialty coffees. It’s the Trinity ONE. Pour over, air pressure, and cold […]

  • Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven

    Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven

    First of all, no, Pizzacraft is not affiliated with the upcoming feature film Warcraft. But it is a company that makes various items for the preparation and enjoyment of homemade pizza. Their latest is the Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven. A week or so ago we told you about the GE Monogram Pizza Oven, […]

  • GE Monogram Pizza Oven

    GE Monogram Pizza Oven

    Once a year or so, every dedicated pizza fan decides to try once more to make a pizza at home instead of ordering one. Maybe it turns out good, maybe it turns out bad, maybe you accidentally melt a plastic cutting board inside your oven. Whatever the outcome of your homemade pizza experiment, one thing is […]