Who Needs an Axe When This Wood Stove Swallows Tree Trunks Whole?

You've already gone to all the trouble of felling a tree and cleaning off the branches. Who wants to spend even more time hacking it into useable chunks of firewood? That inconvenience is clearly what inspired designers Michiel Martens and Roel de Boer to create the Spruce Stove, a wood burning heater that swallows… » 11/14/13 9:22am 11/14/13 9:22am

This Camp Stove Collapses Thinner Than the Bark Used as Kindling

When you're heading out into nature with nothing but a backpack, the long hike ahead of you is going to be far more enjoyable if you pack as light and minimally as possible. But that doesn't mean you have to completely rough it. A hot meal at the end of the day can keep a camping trip tolerable, and you'll be hard… » 10/16/13 5:00pm 10/16/13 5:00pm

How Induction Cooktops Make Meals with Magnets

It's a disgrace—98 percent of US households still cook food over crude heat like a bunch of cave-dwelling heathens. Well, the 21st century is no place for such pyromantic parlor tricks. We've harnessed the power of electricity, and adapted it for the next wave of culinary hardware—induction ranges. Here's how they can… » 11/06/12 2:40pm 11/06/12 2:40pm

Charge Your iPhone with Burning Pine Cones

The first time we saw the BioLite camping stove, it was a fantastic idea that seemed sadly like vaporware. Now it's real, redesigned, available for sale at $130, and will be awesome for wilderness geeks everywhere. » 7/15/12 6:00pm 7/15/12 6:00pm

Remote Control Stove Lets You Start Dinner Before You Even Leave Work

A company called AGA is about to deal a real blow to the frozen dinner industry. Its new iTotal Control stove can be remotely operated from a phone or computer with a net connection, letting users remotely turn on their oven, ensuring a hot meal awaits them when they get home. » 6/07/12 3:40pm 6/07/12 3:40pm

Who Knew Kitchen Ventilation Was Worth Drooling Over?

Kitchen ventilation sounds like something totally boring, albeit necessary. But Gaggenau creates some really awesome solutions for keeping your cook space aired out that look modern and refined. » 4/30/12 7:40pm 4/30/12 7:40pm

Full Surface Induction Cooktop Gives You the Freedom To Place Your Pots…

They might be the future of cooking, but for some reason induction cooktops limit where you can place your pots, like the burners on a traditional stove. But Siemens is breaking free of those constraints with a new design that boasts an all-encompassing cooking surface. » 4/23/12 5:00pm 4/23/12 5:00pm

Thermador's Freedom Stove Is the Biggest Ever Way to Cook with Magnets

Induction cooking is pretty freaking great—your food is extremely precisely heated using magnets instead of say, fire. Now, if you've got some serious cash, Thermador has a giant magnetic stove that'll powerboost your kitchen. » 1/08/12 7:33pm 1/08/12 7:33pm

Jetboil Sumo Ti and Sol Cooking System Lightning Review

The last camping stove I owned was a 15-pound '70s-era Coleman behemoth that took longer to light than actually cook a meal on. So to now use the 1.5-pound Sol cooking system and the Sumo Ti mug is nothing short of magical. » 9/20/11 4:30pm 9/20/11 4:30pm

Electric Burner or Turntable?

This $50 electric burner by Deni doesn't use fancy magnetic induction tech. But covered in knobs and stainless steel, it looks like a piece of high end stereo equipment that will absolutely rock your Campbell's chicken and stars soup. [Deni] » 3/15/10 3:59pm 3/15/10 3:59pm

Siemens discControl Stove Top System Is Ingeniously Childproof

Siemens discControl knobs are perfect for the iPod generation in that they're completely touch based sliders, as the product's name suggests. But beyond that they hide a very cool, very safe little feature for households with small children. » 9/06/09 1:00pm 9/06/09 1:00pm

Rika Pellet Stoves

Austria-based company Rika makes stoves. Sexy stoves, though. These two new models are pellet stoves which use all-wood pellets as fuel for the fire. But as I gazed at these attractive beasts, I realized that Rika had kidnapped the Sony-Ericsson design team to make these things. The orange and grey color scheme? Tall… » 11/05/05 7:09pm 11/05/05 7:09pm