Dousing every meal in salt might make food tastier, but all that extra sodium is eventually going to raise your blood pressure—giving you bigger problems than bland food. So researchers in Japan have built a prototype electric fork that uses electrical stimulation to simulate the taste of salt.
You no longer have to suck up to your parents to ensure their fine silverware will eventually be passed onto you, because what dinner guest wouldn’t prefer dining with a set of lightsaber flatware instead?
When you're cooking, as long as the ingredients go well together, you can toss almost anything together and call it a meal. But when you're baking, there's a science to the ingredients, especially when it comes to proportions. Leveling off a measuring spoon ensures you're adding the exact amount of a given ingredient,…
Chances are, you've spent more time thinking about the specs on your smartphone than about the gadgets that you use to put food in your mouth. But the shape and material properties of forks, spoons, and knives turn out to matter—a lot. Changes in the design of cutlery have not only affected how and what we eat, but…
You can do almost anything with a good kitchen knife. You have plenty of options but which one is the best? We want to hear from you.
It won't quite elevate your next picnic lunch to an experience akin to dining with the queen, but this compact cutlery set that includes a separate knife, spoon, and fork, is much better than eating with your fingers.
If you think back to the last time you cut yourself using something sharp, it was probably in the kitchen, not your workshop. Given how much more time we all spend in the kitchen, it makes sense that the risk of injury would be higher. So it also makes sense that someone would design a set of kitchen knives that are…
If there's one downside to a summer spent relaxing at garden parties and backyard barbecues, it's having to dine with disposable plastic cutlery. It's flimsy and it's awkward—and thanks to designer Wei Young, you'd be far better off just bringing this reusable set that folds away so it can hang off a carabiner.
Perfect for scooping things out of rectangular containers with flat walls, but not so great with anything round, the real claim-to-fame of David Adler's Kafolda spoon is that it arrives as a perfectly flat piece of stainless steel and some assembly required.
Are you bored by the conventional ho-hum design of a traditional wooden knife block? If you like everything on your kitchen counter to be a conversation piece, you can't go wrong with this Spicy Magnum Knife Set, featuring six entwined knife holders that look like they're all holding each other up.
When selecting a set of knives for your kitchen, you can certainly go to any retail store and purchase an inexpensive set of knives made with plastic handles and low-grade steel. But, when you want something of higher quality, specialized design or materials, or you just want something a bit more personalized, custom…
You use them every day. They're some of the most simple, but useful, devices in existence. They're used the world over. But who, exactly, invented knives, forks and spoons?
Everybody dreads first dates in their own way. Some worry that they won't have anything to talk about. Others fear that they'll be judged by what they say. And a token few are terrified—mortified!—that they'll spill food all over themselves. For that cadre, I have a solution.
This cutlery might look good enough to eat—and it almost kinda is, because it's made from a biodegradable plastic that breaks down over time.
Be careful next time you reach for a spoon: your choice of cutlery could significantly affect the way your food tastes.
There's probably rules and proper etiquette on where to place a condiment-covered knife once you've spread jams, jelly, or butter on your bread. But most of us just place it on the counter or table anyways, leaving an additional mess to be cleaned up. Is there a better way you ask? There is, this self-standing butter…
Maximize your kitchen's storage space with this clever spatula and serving tongs multipurpose tool known as the Chef2. Made from food-grade plastic it can withstand temperatures up to 428 degrees fahrenheit, and of course can be used to stir, flip, scrape, lift, turn, and serve a meal.
Most campers don't have the outdoor skills necessary to build a shelter, set a trap, or even start a fire. But there's one thing even the most amateur outdoorsman can make—a marshmallow stick. And with these cutlery adapters, that primitive tool can then be used to consumer more than just s'mores.
If you're the type who tries to maintain a constant state of readiness for any emergency, Devon Briggs' folding credit card fork will ensure you never have to resort to eating with your hands at a party or fast food joint.