Kitchen

axe-pizza-cutter

If you're the sort who likes to chop through a pizza with a macho tool, or you're a Monty Python fan, you'll need the Axe Pizza Cutter.  It has a rolling blade like a standard pizza cutter, but it ups the macho factor with the wooden handle and the axe-blade surround for the stainless cutting [...]

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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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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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pavara-kitchen-tidy

This seems to be a product in search of a problem, but the PAVARA sink tidy is also in search of funding at Kickstarter.  I'm just getting started on the process of updating my kitchen.  You know me, I'm always interested in new gadgets, and a gadget for my upgraded kitchen seemed intriguing.  This product [...]

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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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spruce-silicone-wine-glasses

If it's ever not winter again, you'll probably plan some picnics or pool parties to take advantage of the sun and warm weather.  With the Spruce Silicone Wine Glasses, you won't have to worry about breaking the glasses should you drop one.  They are made of BPA-free, hypoallergenic food-grade silicone that is flexible, virtually unbreakable, reusable, [...]

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star-trek-enterprise-bottle-opener-2

This model of the Star Trek Enterprise is more than just a collectible - it's a working bottle opener.  It's also more than just a utilitarian beverage opener - it also has fun sound effects (red alert, warp drive engines, and the bridge door opening sound).  It's 6" long X 5" wide.  It will look [...]

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cibocal

Home cooks with hand dexterity issues can now chop vegetables with ease using the Cibocal cutting board. These 15 ½” x 11” x 1/2” cutting boards feature a special spring loaded bar that you can wedge the tip of your cook or chef's knife under to provide a pivot. Your knife then becomes a lever [...]

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Science-cutting-boards-1

I love all the personal details that we have in our house, it really makes our home unique and purely ours. My husband and I have science backgrounds and love just about all things science. When I saw these cutting boards, I knew this was a unique item that I would enjoy having in my [...]

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star-wars-x-wing-knife-block

You'll make short work of dinner preparations when you use the set of knives in the Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block.  The block is made of of silver plastic and has individual knife sheaths built in.  It's weighted to prevent tipping.  The set includes five, one-piece knives with high-quality blades.  You'll receive a chef's, bread, carving, [...]

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joseph-joseph-slice-and-sharpen-cutting-board

You won't have to put up with a dull knife because you don't want to dig out the knife sharpener if you have the Joseph Joseph Slice and Sharpen Cutting Board.  The plastic cutting board has a knife sharpener built in to the handle.  When you need to sharpen your knife, just stand the board [...]

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thinkgeek-planet-plates

ThinkGeek has a set of plates designed by Leah Yael Levy that feature a planet from our solar system on each plate.  The Planetary Plates are 10" in diameter.  They are made of melamine, so they aren't microwave safe.  (There's a bit of confusion as to whether they are dishwasher safe.)  You get a set of [...]

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magic-tap-automatic-drink-dispenser-2

If you have young children who have reached that "I can do it myself" age, you know what a time bomb a gallon jug of milk can be. Install a Magic Tap Automatic Drink Dispenser on the milk jug, and even young children can dispense milk or other beverage without even needing to lift the [...]

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spreadthatknife

Or at least that is what the SpreadTHAT! Heated Butter Knife claims to be able to do. The unique thing about this hi-tech kitchen gadget is that it doesn't use any electricity to warm the knife. It uses a non-toxic titanium coating to conduct the heat from your hand down to the blade, allowing you to [...]

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kitchenaid-soda-stream

Julie reviewed the SodaStream a few years ago and determined it was an economical way to make your own sodas at home.  It gives you the option to make regular, diet, and caffeine-free sodas and flavored waters, but it did look a bit utilitarian.  Big deal, you might say, but there are some people out [...]

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compleat-foodbag-2

We've mentioned a couple of different Unikia products for carrying your lunch in the past.  One was a Compleat Robust lunch box, one was a Compleat FoodSkin that cradled your sandwich to keep it together as you assembled it (see related posts at the end of this article).  Today's product is the Compleat FoodBag.  Like the [...]

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Dualit 4 Slot Lite Toaster 1

It's early in the morning. You have mouths to feed. The first round of toast comes out perfectly, but the second round? Burned! Grrr! Dualit has solved this problem. The Dualit 2 Slot and 4 Slot Lite Toasters are made with Dualit’s patented Climate Sensing Toasting Cycle technology. This technology detects the temperature of the [...]

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interactive-fish-cups-and-heat-pads-2

These cups and coasters redefine cups with designs that change when hot beverages are added.  These borosilicate glass mugs have an interesting slanted shape and unusual stick handles, but they are otherwise plain when viewed from the side.  They have a fish-shaped metal piece on the bottom, and when you fill the mug with a hot [...]

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perfect-drink-app-controlled-bartending-scale

You're having a party, but you don't know a lot of recipes for mixed drinks.  Sure, you could run to the bookstore and buy a bartender's recipe book, but where's the gadgety fun in that?  Instead, purchase the Perfect Drink App-Controlled Smart Bartending Scale and you'll have recipes for hundreds of drinks at your fingertips, [...]

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zoku-character-faces-2

We've told you about a variety of Zoku frozen treats makers, beginning with the Zoku Quick Pop Maker back in 2009.  That pop maker is still around, and Zoku has introduced an accessory kit that lets you add bits of fruit to your pop.  Using the cutters and the layout paddle, you can arrange small [...]

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