Food

Round and round – Roto-Q 360 mechanical rotisserie

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Who doesn’t love rotisserie-cooked food?  Spinning your food while it’s cooking reduces fat and evens out the cooking.  But rotisseries are a little complicated and typically involve routing electric cords into your grill.  Trying to rotisserie cook in an oven is even harder. Kickstarter campaign Roto-Q 360 wants to bring rotisserie cooking …

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Make your Taco Tuesday healthier with Taco Toaster

NEWS – It seems like every single week, there’s a Tuesday in there, somewhere, and that means Taco Tuesday!  Soft taco shells are healthier than hard shells, since hard shells are fried, and that means more calories and fat. But hard shells are fun with their crunch and texture. What if you could enjoy crunchy …

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Play with your food with a building brick waffle maker

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Breakfast – reportedly the most important meal of the day. But, how do you build a better breakfast?  With Lego-like building brick waffles! This Kickstarter campaign is not affiliated with Lego, but the waffles the maker produces look eerily similar. Funded past their $7,500 goal in under 30 hours (it sits at …

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Ooni goes BIG with its newest gas-powered pizza oven

NEWS – Last summer I reviewed the Ooni Koda portable outdoor pizza oven, and I thought it was outstanding. The Koda is a stylish looking outdoor pizza oven that can cook a pizza in 60-seconds. On Wednesday, Ooni introduced the world to its newest outdoor pizza oven, the Ooni Koda 16. At first blush, the Koda …

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These folding titanium utensils will make your spork wielding friends jealous

NEWS – Carrying a spork in your EDC means you’ll always be able to grab a quick meal without relying on one-use plastic cutlery. But is there a better alternative to a spork? Check out these unique folding eating utensils from Esbit. They are made of titanium, so they are lightweight and they will never …

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Wacaco Pipamoka Nomadic Coffee Maker review

REVIEW – I love coffee, more so than my office mates, and am usually looking for ways to brew single cups of coffee without resorting to wasteful Keurig cups. So when I got the chance to review the unique Pipamoka Portable Coffee Maker from Wacaco, I was excited to give it a try! What is …

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Naked Meal premium meal replacement powder review

REVIEW – I’m on a roll lately with all these meal replacement drinks and bars. Yes, I know they aren’t gadgets, but geeks and other busy people, sometimes forget to eat meals and/or make bad food choices when they do eat. Instead of grabbing a cheeseburger, fries, and a shake from my favorite fast food …

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Feed. meal replacement shakes, bars, and snacks review

REVIEW – Do you have healthy eating habits or do you just eat whatever “food” that is within arm’s reach? I consider myself a mindful eater, but my habits have not always very good. Fast food and sweets are one of my vices, and since I’m a diabetic that controls my blood sugar only with …

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ZAVOR Duo Pressure Cooker review

REVIEW – The holidays mean lots of cooking at Bob’s house, and I’ve got a new toy to play with! I’m been putting the ZAVOR Duo Pressure Cooker to the test for weeknight meals, parties, and family gatherings over the past month. How does it handle the daily culinary adventures? Bring your fork and spoon. …

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Mana meal replacement shake mix review

REVIEW – The meal replacement food category is one that I’m very interested in because I like the convenience and nutrition that these products have over eating out of a vending machine or fast food takeout joint. The newest meal replacement shake mix that I’ll be telling you about today is Mana. It’s been a …

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Mealthy CrispLid air fryer review

REVIEW – When it comes to gadget trends, you know this is the place to come to check out reviews. In the last year, I receive at least a couple of emails a week offering review samples of air fryers. We’ve reviewed several of them, but we’ve not reviewed gadget that turns any 6-8qt electric …

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Turn your electric pressure cooker into an air fryer

NEWS – Walk to the kitchen area of most big box stores and you’ll see a variety of standalone air fryers. These cookers are really popular because they let people who love to eat fried foods do so with fewer calories and oil. Those are the benefits of air fryers, but the downside is that …

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