Food

ka-bar-spork

Over the years of reading and writing for The Gadgeteer, I have seen a fair amount of combo eating utensils. While most of these have a spork like configuration, only a few have had a knife or cutting blade. KA-BAR (known worldwide for their Marine fighting knife) has come up with their version of a [...]

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PancakeBot2

These days you can 3D print just about any material fathomable: plastic, metals, wood, carbon fiber, wax, silk... and now pancake batter. Consisting of a two-axis computer-controlled batter dispenser and a griddle, PancakeBot allows you to print your own fluffy breakfast creation. Pre-made designs are available online, or you can make your own by tracing [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous
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We eat a lot of steel cut oats and other dry cereal at my house. The oats come in bags that we transfer to another container or ziplock bag and the cereal comes in a standard cereal box. When it comes time to fix cereal, I measure it out in a bowl with a measuring [...]

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Prepd Pack

Lunchtime at work can be a tricky proposition. You rarely have the luxury of many options, and as menus rotate, lunch becomes a daily hit-or-miss ordeal.  Packing your own meal has the potential to be more cost-effective, nutritious, and consistently delicious; it also has the potential to be time-consuming and more hassle than it’s worth. [...]

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selfie-toaster

What's better than a piece of hot bread browned to perfection and then slathered with butter, jelly or peanut butter? A piece of toast with your face burned into it of course! Say hello to the Selfie Toaster, the next big thing in bread branding gadgets. That's not a thing? Well, now it is. You're [...]

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livinstudio-hive-1

Remember the Gadgeteer news post about Farm 432? You know, the device you can use to raise your own black soldier fly larvae as a source of alternative protein to feed your family? Well, the same company that came up with that device (which is not available to the public), LivinStudio, now has a device called the [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Home and Kitchen, News
Farm-432-1

Entomophagy is "the human consumption of insects and arachnids as food" according to Entomophagy.com. Now don't get squeamish, but this may very well be the future for feeding the world. Did you know that there are an estimated 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) insects (about 900,000 species) on the planet according to Smithsonian Information? That seems like [...]

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If you're concerned about the environment and making sure your kids are eating nutritious foods that they like while at school or day care, you really need to check this out.  This bento-style lunch box will encourage your kids to eat healthy, the food stays separate and it's leakproof!  No more using baggies that add [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Kid Gadgets, News
color-coded-cutting-mats-2

Do you dedicate one cutting board for meat and another for veggies so you don't have to worry about cross-contamination?  I do, but since both my boards look alike except for a small color ring, I have to take a second look to be sure I'm grabbing the correct one.  With the Color-Coded Cutting Mats, [...]

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international-sushi-day

Were you aware of International Sushi Day?  Yeah, me neither.  But it's coming up on June 18th, and you'll need the proper gear to celebrate in style.  We've already told you about the fabulously beautiful Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set, a ThinkGeek exclusive for $34.99, that would be perfect for serving your sushi.  You serve [...]

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zoku-pop-molds-2

We've told you about several Zoku frozen treat makers in the past, like the Quick Pop Maker, the Slush and Shake Maker, and the Iced Coffee Maker.  It seems that Zoku expands their line each year, and they are now offering some new Pop Molds in sizes for adults and small children.  Both sizes convert [...]

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dragon-cake-pan-thinkgeek

While not an electronic device, this kitchen item will appeal to the dragon-loving gadgeteers.  The Dragon Cake Pan holds just a little less than 2 boxes of cake mix or a bundt cake mix.  It's molded to look like a scaly dragon curled around three eggs.  The pan is made of heavy aluminum alloy, is [...]

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multi-function-cooler-and-picnic-table-2

Summer's nearly here, and it's almost time to start planning picnics.  If you don't like sitting on the ground with the dirt and insects, you probably prefer going to places with picnic tables available, but with the Multi Function Rolling Cooler with Table and 2 Chairs, you can go anywhere and still enjoy using a [...]

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Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear
berrybreeze

If you put the battery-powered BerryBreeze on the top shelf of your refrigerator, the manufacturer promises that it will keep your stored foods fresher for up to 2-3 times longer than normal.  The BerryBreeze "filters and cleans the air in your fridge. Using newly-patented technology, BerryBreeze fills your refrigerator with activated oxygen to neutralize bacteria, [...]

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uss-enterprise-sushi-set-2

All fans of both Star Trek and sushi are going to need the Star Trek USS Enterprise Sushi Set.  When you're ready to eat some sushi, remove the "warp trails" from the nacelles and you'll find they are actually BPA-free plastic chopsticks.  Lift the lid from from the ship's saucer and use it as a [...]

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