Tag Archives: kitchen appliances

  • AnZa: A Home Espresso Machine Made Out of Concrete

    AnZa: A Home Espresso Machine Made Out of Concrete

    You wander through a party populated mostly by people much older and more advanced in their personal lives and careers than you are. One of them takes you aside and whispers one apparently meaningful word in your ear: “Concrete.” It turns out he was talking about AnZa, a new home espresso machine made from some […]

  • Nuni Toaster Heats Six Tortillas in 60 Seconds

    Nuni Toaster Heats Six Tortillas in 60 Seconds

    One of the great open culinary secrets is that warm tortillas are the key to happiness. They’re an integral component of tacos and burritos, of course, but there’s also no better way to enjoy bratwurst or other sausages, and the possibilities go far beyond just that. The Nuni Toaster is a new kitchen appliance designed […]

  • Cinder: “The World’s First Countertop Precision Grill” (Video)

    Cinder: “The World’s First Countertop Precision Grill” (Video)

    George Foreman must be getting old, because as far as I know he has not kicked the ass of the inventor of Cinder, billed as “the world’s first countertop precision grill,” a clear shot at Foreman’s own iconic countertop grilling appliance. Far be it for me to start any conflict between George Foreman and whoever […]

  • LEVO Oil Infuser (Video)

    LEVO Oil Infuser (Video)

    If you’re a graduate-level kitchen engineer, you may be familiar with the process of oil infusion. Historically, it’s been a difficult and tedious process, but a new counter-top appliance called LEVO makes it easy, and throws in some extra features in the bargain. LEVO can be used as a coffee or tea machine in addition […]

  • Fourneau Bread Oven: For Fresh Baked Bread at Home

    Fourneau Bread Oven: For Fresh Baked Bread at Home

    Ah, fresh bread. Does it get any better? But if you’ve ever tried to bake bread at home, you know that it doesn’t really work as well as it does in a bakery or restaurant—unless, of course, you have the Fourneau Bread Oven, engineered specifically for closing that disparity. The Fourneau Bread Oven does this […]

  • Polygons: Modular, All-in-One Measuring Spoons

    Polygons: Modular, All-in-One Measuring Spoons

    You may not have even known that the “measuring spoon of the future” was an actual concept, but it is indeed, and not only that, you don’t have to wait until the future arrives to acquire one. They’re called Polygons, and they pack a full range of measuring spoons into one flat object roughly the […]

  • Railroad Spike Bottle Opener From Muirwood Reclamations

    Railroad Spike Bottle Opener From Muirwood Reclamations

    In 1848, a railroad worker named Phineas Gage entered into immortality by surviving an accident in which a railroad spike was driven through his head, leading to extreme changes in Gage’s personality. Now, you can celebrate Gage’s most famous work with the Railroad Spike Bottle Opener from Muirwood Reclamations. Every Railroad Spike Bottle Opener is […]

  • Hamilton Beach Breakfast Burrito Maker

    Hamilton Beach Breakfast Burrito Maker

    There may be better ways to start the day than a delicious breakfast burrito stuffed with your own personally-chosen ingredients, but science has yet to discover what exactly it is. And the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Burrito Maker is a wondrous device engineered specifically for making this food of the gods. The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Burrito […]

  • Darth Vader Oven Mitt From ThinkGeek

    Darth Vader Oven Mitt From ThinkGeek

    Look, either you can visualize yourself using the Darth Vader Oven Mitt or you can’t. I get paid the same whether you buy one or not, so frankly I don’t care – but honestly, as oven mitts go, it seems to be pretty cool. And as Star Wars tie-in products go, it’s probably more functional […]

  • You Earned It Bottle Opener: For Those Small, Everyday Victories

    You Earned It Bottle Opener: For Those Small, Everyday Victories

    One common strategy for managing your time is to give yourself small rewards for getting stuff done. You renewed your car registration, you get a beer. You did laundry, you get a beer. You woke up before 10, you get a beer, etc. Now Cool Material is selling a bottle opener that solidifies this very […]