This Iconic Coffee Maker Just Got a Super Stylish Facelift 

The Moka Pot is one of the most time-honored—yet often misunderstood—ways to make coffee. It's also one of the most recognizable kitchen gadgets, thanks to the ubiquitous Italian design left largely unchanged since 1933. A new collaboration between Blue Bottle Coffee and designer Joey Roth revamps the Moka Pot with a… » 12/01/14 5:00pm 12/01/14 5:00pm

A Shiny, Happy Kitchen Scale for Shiny, Happy People (And Anyone Else)

If you're into cooking, eventually you'll run into a culinary scenario where you need a scale in your kitchen. But you want something that looks as good as it is accurate, right?. Enter the Arti scale by Escali. » 6/06/13 5:00pm 6/06/13 5:00pm

This Rinsing Bowl Cleverly Includes a Colander

Isn't this an ingenious design? This bowl has a moveable colander piece that folds in and out so you can wash and serve your fruit in the same piece. » 5/21/13 5:00pm 5/21/13 5:00pm

15 More Insanely Specific Kitchen Gadgets

You'd think you could do most things in the kitchen with a knife and a good mixing bowl. Apparently not, according to the spate of highly specific single-purpose kitchen gadgets that exist. We showed you a few last month, but it turns out there are so many more horrors that we missed. » 4/10/13 4:56pm 4/10/13 4:56pm

Breville's All-In-One Is a Space Saving Multi-Tasking Mixer

You're a multitasker, so why not have a kitchen gadget that can juggle a plethora of delicious projects? Breville's All-In-One is up to the task—it's an immersion blender and a food processor. But it's a whole lot more. » 4/08/13 5:00pm 4/08/13 5:00pm

This Funnel Parm Grater Lets You Cut the Cheese Any Which Way

This parmesan grater is delicious. It has a single, perforated blade that lets you grate your cheese in any direction. Best of all, there's funnel on the end of this $25 grater with a removable cover so you can direct just the right amount of cheese onto your plate of fettuccine or salad. But we suggest directing that… » 3/27/13 5:00pm 3/27/13 5:00pm

You Must Mosh While Using the Rock 'n Roll Veggie Peeler

This veggie peeler is simply fun. Why would you get something boring and basic when you could have something that encourages you to rock out while you're making dinner. » 3/25/13 5:00pm 3/25/13 5:00pm

A Little KitchenAid Hand Mixer Can Handle Big, Big Tasks

You can spend like $14 on a hand mixer at a drug store, and it'll work just fine. But oh, this KitchenAid Pro Line cordless blender sure looks nice. And it seems up to just about any kitchen task you present it with. » 3/19/13 5:00pm 3/19/13 5:00pm

11 Insanely Specific Kitchen Gadgets

A really good knife can accomplish an endless number of tasks in the kitchen. But there are other culinary accoutrements that literally have one job and only one job. Are they clever? Sure. Are they at all necessary? Not exactly. These are some of the most specialized kitchen tools you can get. » 3/05/13 4:40pm 3/05/13 4:40pm

The Perfect Turkey Timer

I love stupid single-purpose kitchen gadgets. Inserted into a turkey or chicken, this timer's legs pop up like a boner when the inside reaches 165 degrees—not 180, like most—for perfectly roasted bird. It's $13. [NYT, Image: Tony Cenicola/NYT] » 11/17/10 10:00pm 11/17/10 10:00pm

The Kitchen of the Future as Seen by Mad Men in 1962

Behold! The kitchen futuristic kitchen of 1975, as depicted in Arnold B. Barach's book, 1975 and the Changes to Come, from 1962. The dishwasher thing (or is it a shelf?) looks like it's floating, people. Floating. [Paleofuture via Boing Boing] » 10/17/10 2:00pm 10/17/10 2:00pm

An Ode to the Mighty Food Processor

Your most powerful cooking multitool is probably abandoned underneath your counter. Maybe you dust if off sometimes, maybe you don't. But the next time you prep dinner, take a moment to reconsider the food processor. » 9/21/10 12:00pm 9/21/10 12:00pm

Which Cheap Bottle-Top Wine Gadgets Will Provide You With The Tastiest…

Our very own Wilson Rothman teamed up with his friends "Addison Richards, a certified sommelier and the wine director of the Wild Ginger restaurant in Seattle, and Noah Musler, an avid wine collector" to review some bottle-top wine accessories for the NYT's Diner's Journal. The article is well worth a read even if… » 5/19/10 2:26am 5/19/10 2:26am

A Mini Donut Factory That Fits On Your Desk

Yes, donuts are meant to be deep-fried, but who cares about that little technicality when you can make six itty-bitty bite-sized donuts at once, right on the corner of your desk! » 5/12/10 11:40pm 5/12/10 11:40pm

Kitchen Gifts for Amateur Chefs Who Yearn To Be Iron

Geeks love cooking and there's no mystery why: it's science you can eat! We spent a week salivating over food gadgets, gathering tips and wisdom along the way. From that experience comes our list of best (and worst) gift ideas: » 11/23/09 12:00pm 11/23/09 12:00pm

Bugatti's Electric Kettle Is What Civilized Cylons Use For Tea


The Vera Electric Kettle looks way over engineered, but cool as hell. The design includes electronic controls to hit preset temperatures (113 and 212 degrees fahrenheit), and a handle with touchable controls and clock. » 8/28/09 7:30am 8/28/09 7:30am

Alton Brown: Kitchen Gadget Judgment Calls - Yea or Nay?

You know the deal: Alton hates single-purpose kitchen gadgets. So I read him a list of unitaskers that I thought might make the cut. Here's what did—and what didn't—meet the maestro's approval, along with his color commentary: » 8/27/09 4:00pm 8/27/09 4:00pm

Blenders Used For Art, Not Science

The opening question in any serious empirical research is "Will it blend?" But here's a German artist who felt that her art should begin with a slightly different question: "How will it blend?" » 4/23/09 10:00pm 4/23/09 10:00pm

This Microwave Egg Gadget Makes Scrambled or Poached Lies

Hario's microwave egg cooking, uh, egg promises perfect scrambled, poached or onsen eggs with no mess. I want to believe it makes truly delicious eggs, but I just can't. [Hario via Impress via TokyoMango] » 4/20/09 5:40pm 4/20/09 5:40pm