Anthony Bourdain has a new show of sorts that explores the craftsmanship of certain items and the people behind them and the first episode focuses on Borough Furnace, a small metal casting workshop that makes handcrafted cast iron skillets. You see a bit of the process of how they turn recycled iron into cookware.
The type of metal your pots and pans are made of can affect how quickly or evenly they heat, but so can their shape. That's why kitchenware manufacturer Lakeland sought out the expertise of an actual rocket scientist to help design its unique flared pots and pans that better distribute heat for faster cooking and less…
Over the course of Gizmodo's Home of the Future, I've occasionally overheard someone say that a certain item doesn't seem like a product of tomorrow. But that's the beauty of the future—it has a place for classic items, too. Especially in the kitchen.
When tackling products designed for use in the kitchen, designers tend to make every effort to perfectly balance form with function. And Karim Rashid's done exactly that with his new Hook cookware collection featuring built-in hooks for hanging/displaying your pots and pans on the wall.
Kitchenware might be practical, but it isn't nearly enough fun. Fortunately, cookware company Lodge has decided to change that by creating a seasoned guitar-shaped cast iron skillet at its Tennessee foundry.
Ever have those moments where excess spatula handles run wild in your kitchen? Yeah, me neither. Still, you shouldn't deny yourself a snap-together cookware system, if only for the purpose of saying you have a snap-together cookware system. [Red Ferret]
Siemens discControl knobs are perfect for the iPod generation in that they're completely touch based sliders, as the product's name suggests. But beyond that they hide a very cool, very safe little feature for households with small children.
I doubt that it's all that more space efficient to combine kitchen gadgets, but it can certainly save you a few precious counter plugs. The ikon by Breville combines your toaster with a kettle, the perfect breakfast machine for when your visiting friends from overseas ask for something other than your trademark Egg…
Care for a bit of robotic chili? How about some robotic mashed potatoes and green beans? Thanks to Vita-Crafts RFID cookware you, too, can bland, tasteless, and mass-produced food in the comfort of your kitchen. Using chipped cookware and a smart cook-top, all you have to do start a recipe is drop one of the recipe…