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Chef Sleeve products protects your iPad in the kitchen

on Monday, October 22nd, 2012

If you like to have your iPad in the kitchen while you cook, you know the hazards of protecting it.  Whether you’re using a recipe in an ebook, following directions on a cooking show, or just listening to music or watching a video, you need to protect the iPad from spills.  Chef Sleeve has twoRead More…

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Is that a Shark in your cup of Earl Grey?

on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

As if your coffee chugging buddies need another reason to think that your tea drinking habits are wacky, comes the Sharky Tea Infuser. This tea making gadget has a perforated metal bottom that allows the loose tea to brew. A grey rubber fin shaped top keeps the infuser floating in your cup. Anyone else hearing the themeRead More…

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Star Trek Cookie Cutters – Live Long and Prosper

on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

This set of  5 Star Trek cookie cutters from Think Geek will make your favourite Trekkie (or Trekker) as happy as a Klingon at his Rite of Ascension. The cookies are; the symbols of the Federation and Klingon Empire, the U.S.S Enterprise, a phaser, and a Live Long and Prosper hand.. Bake long and prosper, just don’tRead More…

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Replace Your Red Party Cup with My Eco Can

on Friday, September 7th, 2012

The My Eco Can from Molla Space is a reusable, refillable plastic can that will take the place of paper or plastic cups.  The can is made of PLA (poly-lactic acid) plastic that’s BPA-free and can be completely broken back down into harmless natural products (in an industrial composting facility) when you no longer needRead More…

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Star Wars Popsicles – Finally Really Saber-Lickin’ Good!

on Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Back in 2011, I was embarrassed to get caught by one of ThinkGeek’s April’s Fool’s jokes.  (I’m just too gullible for my own good.)  Anyway, as they’ve done with other April’s Fools items, ThinkGeek made the joke into reality.  I’m almost afraid to write this, but they are promising to have the Star Wars LightsaberRead More…

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People who Drink tea are more fun than People who Drink Coffee

on Sunday, August 12th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Do I have facts to back up this incredible claim? Ummm… yeah, I do. I know that tea drinkers like myself are way more fun than stodgy coffee drinkers because we can use cute tea infusers like this one from Arta. Designed in Seattle, WA, this tea infuser features a flower pot shaped stainless steelRead More…

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Mister Tea Infuser – Throw Some Tea in Your Trousers

on Friday, July 27th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Looks like this guy enjoys his job, and why not?  Stuff his trousers with tea, and he enjoys a lovely infused spa bath. The Mr. Tea infuser is available for pre-order from Perpetual Kid for $9.99.

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Tracktile Tables – This Train Don’t Carry No People

on Monday, July 9th, 2012

Ever wanted your own Sushi train at home? Tracktile Tables might make your dream come true (thought their selling point is chocolate delivery).  Made from Beech veneer, the tables include embedded Brio track pieces that allow you to design your own railroads (for use with Brio train sets) for delivering food from guest to guest. The tiles canRead More…

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Battery Thermokruzhkus Mug – Monitor Your Caffeine Fuel Reserve

on Monday, June 4th, 2012

Coffee is a fuel when you’re spending hours scouring websites for news items or trying to finish off that review. Well the Battery Thermokruzhkus Mug from ThinkGeek shows you how much fuel reserve you’ve got left. The 10 ounce mug will indicate “full” when filled with liquid over 96.8F (36C), and as it cools or you drinkRead More…

Liquiglide Could Fix Your Sticky Condiments Problems

on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Do you have a bunch of condiment bottles in the pantry sitting upside down so that you can get every last drop out?  Do you worry about how much condiment you’re actually throwing away because you just can’t get the last of it out of the bottle?  Sick of thumping that ketchup bottle and endingRead More…

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Kebo – One Handed Bottle Cap Opener

on Sunday, April 8th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

I don’t drink beer or other beverages that tend to come in glass bottles, but for some crazy reason, I want to grab a cold bottle of Smirnoff Ice, a Kebo and pop the cap. The Kebo is an interestingly designed bottle cap lifter that can be used with just one hand. It’s made ofRead More…

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Reboot Your Drinking Habits with the Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cups

on Saturday, February 18th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Reboot yourself each time you have a coffee break with these cups from ThinkGeek!  The Ctrl-Alt-Delete Cup Set consists of three 8-ounce plastic mugs that look like giant computer keys.  They can be used for hot or cold drinks, they’re dishwasher-safe, and they sit on a “circuit-board” tray when they aren’t in use.  They wouldRead More…

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Keep your Wine Safe with a Wine Bottle Lock

on Thursday, December 29th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

The Combo Liquor/Wine Bottle Lock from Franmara will keep your important spirits safe from sneaky sippers. The lock is constructed of stainless steel and provides a customizable 4 digit combination lock. You can buy one from Amazon for $19.99.

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Keep your Wine Perfectly Chilled with the Corkcicle

on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

This is for all the winos wine aficionados in the audience… The Corkcicle is an ingenious product that will keep your open wine at just the right temperature. It is less messy than a bucket of ice and can be reused over and over. It’s basically a fake icicle that you freeze in your freezerRead More…

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Keep your Espresso Secrets Safe with the Fingerprin​t Recognitio​n Philips Saeco Xelsis Digi​tal ID Espresso Machine

on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

The Philips Saeco Xelsis Digital ID is a stainless steel high end automatic espresso/coffee machine that can brew espressos, American coffees, cappuccinos and more. Instead of pressing buttons to create your favorite drink, which would obviously take entirely too much effort, you can scan your fingerprint and it will recall your user profile. Up to 6 users can saveRead More…

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We All Scream for Homemade Ice Cream!

on Saturday, September 17th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

If you like homemade ice cream, but don’t like the large quantities that most ice cream makers produce, check out the Sassafras Ice Cream Maker from Sassafras Enterprises.  This little ice cream maker produces about 1 pint total, and you can even make two flavors at once.  You don’t need salt, and you don’t haveRead More…

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Twist ‘n Sparkle – Make your own soda without cluttering the counter

on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

I was watching a rerun of Dr. Oz yesterday, which had a segment on kitchen gadgets. One of the products that caught my attention was the iSi Twist ‘n Sparkle beverage carbonation system. Instead of using a kitchen counter cluttering appliance like the SodaStream product that I reviewed 2yrs ago, it just uses an easyRead More…

Pack Away Kettle – A Collapsible Teapot

By: Karen Nelson
on Monday, August 8th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Wacky Practicals has developed a new take on the conventional tea kettle, a collapsible version that is made of silicone.  The Pack Away Kettle has a stainless steel base that does conduct heat so it will stay hot after boiling.  It is safe for all heat sources, electric, conduction, and gas stoves.  Now you canRead More…

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Forget carbonite. Encase your favorite smuggler (or droid) in ice with these.

on Monday, July 25th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Oh, the references abound.  Ice world of Hoth.  There isn’t enough life on this ice cube to fill a space cruiser.  Frozen in carbonite.  My joints are almost frozen.  Now you can have just the right addition to your cantina cocktails for that Jabba the Hutt party you’ve been planning with the Han Solo inRead More…

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Suck it with a Titanium Straw

on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

ThinkGeek never fails to impress me. Case in point – they are now offering a Titanium Straw for your beverage slurping enjoyment. Why would anyone need a titanium straw? Ummmm… because! This particular straw is made of food safe titanium that is 7″ long and has a 40 degree angle at one end. Now weRead More…

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Vanquish Hotdogs and Marshmallows with the BBQ Sword

on Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

I’m not sure if it’s due to the fact that I’ve been watching Game of Thrones on HBO, but I couldn’t help but smile when I saw the Swashbuckling BBQ Sword on ThinkGeek. This cleverly shaped cooking skewer will be the envy of your buddies at your next cookout. It’s 19″ long, made of heavyRead More…

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Just Indulge ‘Em: Crust Cutter

By: cobinrox
on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

My parenting or kid-monitoring skills are simplistic: just shut ‘em up if there is little or no work on my part.  These crust cutters (this one available from Amazon, $7) is the type of gadget that fulfills that philosophy. For anyone who just doesn’t want to deal with crust (pie crust not included, of course),Read More…

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Sossbox4 Loose Tea Storage Box

on Thursday, April 14th, 2011

The Sossbox4 is a high-tech storage box for loose tea other dried organic materials.  The box is constructed of aluminum alloy with a glass bead blast finish and stainless steel fasteners and screen, neodymium magnets, and silicone seals.  The box is an FDA-compliant food-grade storage system that’s hermetically sealed.  The sections of the box mateRead More…

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Gobble Up the Ghost Heat with the Pac Man Pot Holder

on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Finally – the pot holder that retro-gaming enthusiasts have been waiting for!  This Pac Mac Hotheads pot holder from Gadgets and Gear is made of pure silicone that will protect your hand from temperatures up to 450 degrees or down to -58 degrees.  The game board design inside his mouth improves your grip.  If youRead More…

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Star Wars Popsicles – Saber-Lickin’ Good!

on Monday, April 4th, 2011

This popsicle kit from ThinkGeek will be a hit with Star Wars Fans.  The kit includes 4 lightsaber hilts (2 Luke, 2 Vader), a molding tray, and recipes so you can freeze your own “lightsabers” from most any beverage.  The hilts have LEDs inside to illuminate the blade; each hilt uses 3 button cell batteries,Read More…