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Throwing Ice Grenades Is Only Slightly Safer Than Tossing the Real Thing

We’ve all seen enough movies and war footage to know what happens after you toss a real grenade, but hurling one made from ice really isn’t that much safer. If you get hit with one of these, it’s going to hurt. And if it does explode, it’s going to send ice cold shrapnel flying in all directions. » 7/29/15 12:29pm Yesterday 12:29pm

Death Star Timer Counts Down to Dinner Instead of a Planet's Destruction

Opening your oven to find a tray of burnt brownies isn’t quite as devastating as learning that your home planet was destroyed—but it’s pretty close. So instead of wiping out worlds, this Death Star kitchen timer counts down to when it’s time to yank something out of the oven. » 7/28/15 1:24pm Tuesday 1:24pm

Make Big, Fancy Ice Cubes for Your Big Fancy Drinks With This $6 Mold

If you like to mix drinks at home, you’ll want to pick up the beloved Tovolo King Cube Ice Tray for $6 today. That’s not quite an all-time low price, but it’s on the low end of its normal range. If you haven’t seen it before, all you need to know is that the King Cube is designed for one thing: Making really big ice… » 7/24/15 9:20am 7/24/15 9:20am

Video: The doomed story of the mighty king crab

This short film, The King Crab by Oscar Hudson, uses Rudyard Kipling’s story, The Crab That Played with the Sea, as an inspiration to show how though a king crab can look fearsome and monstrous, it is hardly as intimidating as it looks. Especially when the mighty king crab is doomed for the kitchen. » 7/20/15 8:20pm 7/20/15 8:20pm

Eviscerate Your Food Scraps With This Discounted InSinkErator

We don’t make a habit of posting deals for garbage disposals, but this one is too good to ignore. This InSinkErator Excel Compact 1.0 HP Household Garbage Disposer is one of the most powerful household garbage disposals you can buy, and the proud owner of a 4.7 star review average on Amazon. … » 7/13/15 10:25am 7/13/15 10:25am

Aww, There's a Colander Spoon Version of That Adorable Loch Ness Ladle

The internet nearly lost its mind over the adorable Loch Ness monster Nessie Ladle we posted earlier this year. It was fun and functional at the same time, and its creator, OTOTO Designs, has returned with a new colander spoon version it’s calling Mamma Nessie given it’s slightly larger. » 7/09/15 9:15am 7/09/15 9:15am

Your Favorite Travel Mug is Cheaper Than Ever Today

The Contigo Autoseal West Loop was your favorite travel mug, and the stainless steel model is down to one of its lowest price ever on Amazon today. These never last long when they go on sale, so be sure to grab yours before the deal gets cold. [Contigo Autoseal West Loop Stainless Steel Travel Mug with Easy-Clean Lid,… » 6/30/15 9:15am 6/30/15 9:15am

Get Ready for the Fourth of July With This Discounted Ice Cream Maker

I don’t know about you, but it’s 91 degrees outside my house right now, and ice cream sounds pretty amazing. If you like the idea of making your own, Cuisinart’s ICE-70 ice cream maker does all the hard work for you, and can churn out 2 quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt, or sorbet in just 20 minutes. That sounds like… » 6/26/15 6:15pm 6/26/15 6:15pm

Save $30 on Complete Cookware Sets, From Nonstick to Copper Tri-Ply

If your cookware collection consists mostly of of warped $10 Walmart pans, it’s time to upgrade. Amazon’s currently offering a $30 coupon on three different Cuisinart cookware sets, ranging from inexpensive (but well reviewed) steel and non-stick sets, all the way up to restaurant quality (not to mention stunningly… » 6/25/15 6:15pm 6/25/15 6:15pm

Brew Better Coffee With This $13 French Press

This very cheap french press will make better coffee than your cheap drip or lazy Keurig. Or maybe you already have a great pourover style automatic dripper or pourover setup or Aeropress and just want to add a French Press to your arsenal. Either way, this is in impulse buy range. You can use it to make tea too. [… » 6/24/15 6:15pm 6/24/15 6:15pm

These Cheap Stainless Steel Straws Class Up Any Drink

For just $6 today, you can sip your drinks in style with a four pack stainless steel drinking straws. I own this exact set, and use them for everything from Coke Zero to Moscow Mules. [MIU COLOR 18/10 Stainless Steel Drink Straw, Set of 4, $6 with code XAYEHJ9H] » 6/09/15 11:50pm 6/09/15 11:50pm

This 42-Piece Leftover-Saving System is Only $18 Today

If you deal with a lot of leftovers, you won’t find a better plastic storage system than Rubbermaid’s Easy Find Lid containers. Today on Amazon, the massive 42 piece set is only $18, which is one of the lowest prices ever listed on the rarely-discounted item. » 5/20/15 9:15am 5/20/15 9:15am

Most Popular Waffle Iron: Waring Pro Double Belgian

Voting was razor close, but the Waring Pro Double Belgian Waffle Maker took home the title of your favorite waffle iron. It was the only model of the five finalists that could cook two waffles at once, which is a huge plus if you’re preparing breakfast for a large group. » 5/15/15 3:15pm 5/15/15 3:15pm

What's The Best Waffle Iron?

You don’t need to be a Leslie Knope-level waffle aficionado to get a ton of use out of a good waffle iron. In fact, even if you never make a single waffle, you could still justify owning one just to cook hash browns, churros, mozzarella sticks, 90-second cookies, pre-packaged cinnamon rolls, and even crispy bacon. » 5/11/15 3:15pm 5/11/15 3:15pm

This $32 Food Chopper is a Food Processor For Cramped Kitchens

If you hate chopping onions, garlic, and peppers by hand, but don’t have the space (or the cash) for a full-size food processor, this $32 KitchenAid Food Chopper might be what you’re looking for. It only has two speeds, but its reviews are solid, and it’ll get the job done for basic recipes. $32 is also a match for… » 4/30/15 9:45am 4/30/15 9:45am