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.
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]
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.
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.
There's nothing especially wrong with bowls, except for the simple fact that bowls aren't slides.
Amidst my personal quest for a simple steam basket, I came across a serious steamer fit for any Giz reader, the Morphy Richards Intellisteam.
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.
How many times have I been weighing flour when all I wanted was to hear the soulful vocal stylings of Miley Cyrus?
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.)
Wylie does a pretty good job of explaining just how the CVap works in the above video, but here's the description from the product's site to lay it all out for you:
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.
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:
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.
"One medium cup of coffee can make two T-shirts," according to the general manager of Singtex, makers of S. Cafe shirts.
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!
The screwtop has already challenged the tradition and snobbery behind the cork. But are you ready to order wine from a dispenser?
Something about a robot-operated dismembered hand placing raw fish on my plate just sounds...yummy!
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.