Food

For people with celiac disease, an autoimmune condition for which there is no cure, eating gluten-free isn’t just a way of life. It is life, considering a mere 20 ppm of gluten is all it takes to trip an immune response. Enter Nima, a portable gluten sensor that tests food for the presence of gluten… Read More

I have a small collection of robots that I have included in photos in many of my smartphone reviews. I especially like retro robots, which is why this classic robot lunchbox from Suck UK caught my eye. Made of tin with whimsical graphics, this lunchbot lunchbox is small but functional. There’s plenty of room in the… Read More

It is not unusual for us to open a new bag of chips, pour out a couple servings and then fail to find a clip to keep the top of the bag from unfolding and going stale. Sometimes we end up using a paper clip or use one clip to secure two bags. Clips and… Read More

You’ll be the envy of every nerd and gaming geek in the cafeteria when you come strolling in with the Game Box Lunchbox from Mustard. That’s Mustard the company who makes this bento-style lunchbox, and not the condiment. The Game Box lunchbox features a classic Nintendo Game Boy style shape and graphics that take you… Read More

Buying take-out food is convenient until you don’t have utensils to eat it. The reusable Unitensil from FolditFlat is minimalist’s version of a Spork, but this one has amazing origami skills that let you fold it flat for easy storage and EDC (every day carry). Unitensil is made of a very lightweight and flexible no.5 recyclable BPA and phthalate… Read More

Low iron levels in your blood can make you feel dizzy, fatigued, and lightheaded, not to mention causing a fast heart rate, shortness of breath and other unpleasant side effects. One way to increase your levels is to take an iron supplement. But if you aren’t a fan of adding more pills to your diet… Read More

Have you ever done the “does this smell funny” dance when you’re preparing to fix dinner? What’s that you ask? It’s when you take a package of raw meat from the fridge, open it and sniff it. But instead of smelling nothing which means it’s fresh and ready to cook, you smell “something”. At that… Read More

You’d never know it with this heat wave we’re having in the south this week, but it’s autumn now and time for sitting around a campfire or the fire pit in the backyard.  You’ll be able to roast hot dogs or marshmallows without having to hunt for the perfect stick, and without worrying about splinters… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More