The Heat-Distributing Flares On This Pot Make Dinner Cook Even Faster

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… » 7/11/14 12:20pm Friday 12:20pm

A Genuinely Smarter Toaster That Guarantees Perfect Toast

You'd think by now, after at least 100 years of development, mankind would have perfected the toaster. Burnt bread is still an all too common problem, though, but maybe, just maybe, Dualit has finally found a solution with a new toaster that measures the room conditions to help ensure perfect browning. » 7/03/14 9:40am 7/03/14 9:40am

You Can Measure, Mix, Knead, and Bake Bread In this One Silicone Bowl

The best way to think of Lékué's flexible silicone bowl is as a bread machine that won't waste valuable kitchen counter space when not in use. Because it's soft and flexible it can be easily stored in a cupboard or even a drawer, and because it's all silicone it can go straight from the counter to the oven without… » 7/01/14 5:00pm 7/01/14 5:00pm

It is scary how fast this drain cleaner can dissolve household objects

Watch the rapid effects of pouring sulfuric acid—sold as drain cleaner!—on to a sponge. It dissolves in seconds and some really acrid fumes are produced. You might think it would be hard to get hold of something so corrosive but similar products are available off the shelf in Walmart. » 6/11/14 8:22pm 6/11/14 8:22pm

A Keurig Machine For Tortillas. Repeat: A KEURIG MACHINE FOR TORTILLAS

The cup of joe you get from those pod-based instant coffee machines like the Keurig might not be the best you can find, but they sure are convenient. And while instant soup is a logical next step for pod-based dining, the makers of the Flatev have actually found a way to churn out fresh, warm tortillas from a machine… » 5/29/14 9:45am 5/29/14 9:45am

This Supercooling Fridge Chills Food To Sub-Zero Without Freezing It

The current trend in fridge innovation involves adding extra doors, built-in soda dispensers, and pointless touchscreens. So it's refreshing when a company like Mitsubishi brings a truly unique advancement to its new refrigerators in the form of a freezer drawer that chills food to three degrees below freezing,… » 5/28/14 3:40pm 5/28/14 3:40pm

Decorate Your Temple of Doom With a Monkey Head Bowl Full of Fake Brains

Until Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull came along, The Temple of Doom was considered the least enjoyable of the Indiana Jones films—due in no small part to the dinner scene involving baby snakes, and chilled monkey brains served in their own skulls. A meal you can finally serve at home, or at least a… » 5/27/14 11:40am 5/27/14 11:40am

Alton Brown shows you how to make your own delicious peanut butter

Why make your own? Because it'll taste better than any store bought chunky or creamy crap you buy from the store and it's not that hard to do yourself! Or at least, not that hard for an Alton Brown recipe. Just fry peanuts with peanut oil in a wok, let them cool down and then throw them in a food processor. He has his… » 5/21/14 10:41pm 5/21/14 10:41pm

A Built-In Handle Lets You Empty This Sink Strainer With Less Touching

It's the lesser of two evils. After rinsing or washing dishes in the kitchen sink, do you let all those food scraps simply go down the drain, possibly clogging it? Or reach in and then empty the sink strainer in the garbage, risking physical contact with all that gross food waste? There's finally a middle ground,… » 5/19/14 9:40am 5/19/14 9:40am

A Semi-Soft Silicone Ladle Would Scoop Out Every Last Drop

Trying to get every last drop of liquid out of a serving bowl with a ladel is all but impossible. The contours of the rigid scoop and the bowl never seem to match up. But designer Jeho Yoon had a brilliant solution. Since a ladel made entirely from silicone would have no rigidity, he compromised by only making half… » 5/18/14 10:00am 5/18/14 10:00am

A Gorgeous Wooden Kitchen Scale That Masquerades as a Cutting Board

Successful baking requires strict adherence to a recipe and precise measurements, which is made easier with a scale at your disposal. But if the last thing you want is another ugly appliance cluttering up your kitchen counters, feast your eyes on the lovely GKILO scale (pronounced kilo) which when not in use looks… » 4/28/14 12:00am 4/28/14 12:00am