Pie Chart Plates Keep You Eating Right (Or Wrong)

Portion control is the most obvious means to eat better, but how much is too much? This Wheel of Nutrition dinnerware makes it as simple as putting food on your plate. » 5/07/10 8:20pm 5/07/10 8:20pm

Salt and Pepper Chess

Found at the Oregon Culinary Institute, this chess set enlists the various styles of salt and pepper shakers to a long-standing, strategic war. Also, saying "could you pass the salt?" for "CHECKMATE" must really ice the competition. [GeekDad] » 3/26/10 9:47am 3/26/10 9:47am

Accordion Table Scoffs at Drawers

I can't say it's any more practical than existing kitchen countertops, but the Accordion Table concept would certainly make an impressive centerpiece to your cooking space. » 3/02/10 9:40am 3/02/10 9:40am

Infrared Cameras Can Spot the Tastiest Beef

Good meat is about more than proper marbling. Apparently quality of fat has a lot to do with its flavor, which is why researchers are re-purposing cameras to tell the best cuts from the just OK. » 2/03/10 10:40am 2/03/10 10:40am

Morphy Richards Intellisteam Is Steamy Hot

Amidst my personal quest for a simple steam basket, I came across a serious steamer fit for any Giz reader, the Morphy Richards Intellisteam. » 1/19/10 11:20am 1/19/10 11:20am

ActiFry Crispens 2lbs of French Fries with 1 Spoon of Oil

Oh, you read that headline right. The T-fal ActiFry is a healthy fryer—which you already know is a bit too good to be true but, like a late night infomercial, can't resist hearing out. » 12/01/09 8:37am 12/01/09 8:37am

Hypercolor Pots. Why Not?

I know a pot that reveals new colors as it heats is about as gimmicky as products get, but somebody needs to knock Le Creuset off their aesthetically pleasing high horse. (Love your pots, btw, Le Creuset.) » 11/16/09 3:20pm 11/16/09 3:20pm

Wylie Dufresne Shows Off His Monster Steamer

When plebes like you and me try to steam food, it's an inexact and often sloppy exercise. Wylie Dufresne of wd~50? He uses the Winston CVap, which is a hulking box that uses steam and evaporation for precision cooking. » 8/27/09 6:20pm 8/27/09 6:20pm

Mug for the Blind Chimes When Full

I'm clumsy enough that pouring my first cup of coffee each morning becomes a potentially punishing trial of dexterity. So honestly, were I blind, I'd be forced to drink straight from the pot—unless this mug existed. » 8/07/09 5:00pm 8/07/09 5:00pm

The Smart Measure Cup, From Concept to Final Product

This is the Smart Measure Cup. It's a simple, great idea—a measuring cup that displays precise volume on a backlit LCD complete with unit conversion. So great, in fact, that it's been rebranded and picked up for manufacture: » 8/05/09 8:22am 8/05/09 8:22am

Come On Ride the Sushi Train

Conveyor belt sushi and sushi trains have always been particularly appealing as they promise unlimited food without requiring the pangs of social interaction or the short repeated treks to the buffet line. Now that joy can come to your home. » 7/07/09 6:20pm 7/07/09 6:20pm

Bake a Delicious, Healthy Pizza On Your Way to Work

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and how many of you drive to work each morning without any pizza in your stomach? This travesty shall be amended! » 6/25/09 8:34am 6/25/09 8:34am

Pizza and Pancakes: Nature's iPhone Container

I know this comic is meant to be little more than a tongue-in-cheek look at the corporate green package movement, but I really would eat an iPhone-bundled tortilla. Con frijoles, even. [Lunchbreath via Core77] » 6/17/09 11:30am 6/17/09 11:30am

Ingenious Taco Plate Facilitates Rapid Consumption of Tacos

True story: As a child, if my taco fell apart mid-meal, I would start crying. In case you hadn't pieced it together by now, I was a fat child. » 4/24/09 5:20pm 4/24/09 5:20pm