Food

Make bananas more disgusting than they already are

NEWS – I’ve never liked bananas. It’s a texture thing. And a flavor thing. Ok, it’s everything! Ick with a capital I. But hey, if you like the mushy yellow fruit, then more power to ya and here’s a way to make your bananas even better (I think). It’s called the Banana Surprise and it’s …

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The Avocado Sock quickly ripens avocados in the cutest way possible

NEWS – Buying avocados is never an exact science. You either choose one that’s overripe or not ripe enough. And waiting for an avocado to ripen is never ideal. The Avocado Sock (that’s right I said sock) was made to quickly and perfectly ripen the little green fruit. The sock is made from pure 100% …

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Ovie Smarterware tells you when your food is about to spoil

NEWS – Do you have science experiments growing in your refrigerator? Do you throw away food before its time because you just don’t want to risk it? Ovie’s Smarterware was developed to help us clean up our refrigerators, take the guess-work out of our food storage dilemma, waste less food, and save money. Smarterware is …

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The Pistachio Pedestal is an elegant solution for storing discarded shells

NEWS – Who doesn’t like pistachios? Absolutely no one, that’s who. Let’s face it the little green nuts themselves are great, but the shells, not so much. Unless you have the Pistachio Pedestal. The Pistachio Pedestal is a two-tiered solid wood pistachio server designed to offer a solution for storing discarded shells. Aside from being …

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The Nima Peanut Sensor allows you to test food for allergens right at the table

NEWS – My daughter has allergies and asthma, and she has a lot of food allergies, including peanut allergy.  Over the years, we’ve had to be very careful with what she ate.  Peanuts can cause anaphylaxis, meaning an exposure can be fatal.  Even when she was tiny, she knew to ask first if food had …

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Save the world, one meal at a time, starting in your kitchen

NEWS – Even when you prepare every meal from home from scratch, there’s a lot of food waste.  I’m not even talking about packaging; I mean the peelings and trimmings from fresh fruits and vegetables.  In nature, food materials take only 1-2 months to decompose.  If you throw those food trimmings into the garbage, they’ll go …

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The PB-JIFE peanut butter knife means no more peanut butter knuckles

NEWS – I love peanut butter, especially in my protein shakes so I usually buy the big family size jar of natural peanut butter. The problem is getting the last bit of peanut butter out of the jar without getting it all over my knuckles. The PB-JIFE peanut butter knife is here to save me, …

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It’s hot! Wouldn’t a popsicle be refreshing?

NEWS – With these popsicle molds, you can make your own healthier (or not) cold treats.  These BPA-free silicone molds are shaped like a pineapple and a slice of watermelon.  You fill them with fruit juice, fruit puree, yogurt, or you can use one of the included recipes.  They stack, so they take up less …

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Floyds of Leadville CBD recovery protein powder review

REVIEW – I workout 3 times a week and immediately after each workout, I drink a protein shake. Why? Because taking in protein after a workout starts the repair process on the muscles that you just thrashed. Even though I drink protein after every workout, about 75% of the time, my muscles will be somewhat …

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Serve food at the correct temperature with these insulated bowls

NEWS – Few things are more disappointing than working hard to prepare a delicious meal but finding the cooked veggies are cold and the salad is hot by the time everyone gets to the table.  (Yes, I know – first-world problems…)  These insulated bowls with lids from Oggi will keep your food at the right …

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PlanetBox is the eco-friendly lunchbox for kids or adults

NEWS – Just like with most reusable lunch kits, taking your lunch from home will be more eco-friendly.  You will reduce waste because you won’t need plastic bags, waxed paper, or aluminum foil to package up your lunch.  You don’t have to worry if the PlanetBox lunchbox is food-safe and BPA-free.  PlanetBox says they take …

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This insulated bag doesn’t look like a lunchbox

Sometimes you need to carry along heat-sensitive items – like medicines, cosmetics, or even a snack for later.  You need to keep these items at a cool temperature, but there are times when you don’t want to look like you’re traveling with a lunchbox.  The Black Insulated Bag from Cool-It Caddy does the job of …

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The Smarterware product line means no more wasted food – finally there is an app for that!

I am sure that all of the Gadgeteer readers that have been following my news stories and reviews regularly know by now that I am a serious gadget nerd. So I am figuring that you may be initially surprised when I start chatting about food containers. After all, I don’t ever recall putting batteries in …

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