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Beautiful portable camping kitchen

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The Camp Champ is a stately and elegant mobile kitchen with equipment and utensils for six that collapses into a compact wooden box. Its construction reminds me of a magician's stage illusion!

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Chart explains what to do with odd vegetables

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This row, for rapini, is but one among many on The Contorni Matrix, a chart explaining what to do to (and with) unusual vegetables. [via Lifehacker]

How to cook turmeric chicken, rice, and peas. In space.

Amazing astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti shows us how she cooks one of her favorite meals aboard the International Space Station, whole red rice with peas and turmeric chicken. From the European Space Agency:

Food is an important item in space, also on the psychological side; that's why astronauts are allowed a certain quantity of the so-called "bonus food" of their choice that reminds them of their home cooking tastes. We asked Samantha to show us how she manages to cook one of her bonus food recipes in microgravity.

(via The Kid Should See This)

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Watch how some restaurants sneakily craft “steaks” from lesser parts using “meat glue”

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Transglutaminase, known to food scientists and molecular gastronomists as meat glue, is used in a lot of "formed meats."

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Simple, space efficient grater set

OXO Good Grips Complete Grate and Slicer Set

Easy to use, clean and store, this grater/slicer set has replaced my box grater and my mandoline.

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The best can opener I've owned

OXO Good Grips Locking Can Opener

Fighting with a can opener is zero fun. This OXO locking can opener is my absolute favorite!

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Anatomical cookie-cutters


Boetech makes custom, 3D printed cookie cutters: brains, hearts, and skulls (plus plenty of non-antomical designs, of course).

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Baking bread from an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph recipe


Miguel writes, "I tried to replicate an ancient Egyptian bread, starting with the right kind of wheat, the grinding and the baking... I also made a modernized version inspired by Egypt."

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The In Vitro Meat Cookbook

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Unreal lab-grown oysters from "The In Vitro Meat Cookbook," a glorious exercise in recipes as design fiction from Next Nature. More over at re:form.

Burger King's gothburger

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Burger King has launched a black burger in Japan made from black peppered-beef, buns and cheese darkened with bamboo charcoal, and a topping of garlic sauce blackened with squid ink.

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James Brown pitches miso soup in The Galloping Gourmet's kitchen

James Brown hawks Nissin Miso Soup in a TV kitchen that BB pal Jim Leftwich noticed is a close reproduction of Graham Kerr's The Galloping Gourmet set from the 1970s!

'Sista Girl' Felicia A. O'Dell's ultra-low-budget cooking videos are what the internet needs

"Motherfucker, this is not prison food." If you haven't seen "Sista Girl" Felicia A. O'Dell's cooking videos, which have been making the internet rounds this week, man, you're missing out. Her YouTube channel is called Sista Girl.

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Gassy Glamour Girls: Chinese artist crafts pinup babes from cabbage

tumblr_n9162wpDFF1qlq9poo9_1280 Chinese artist and photographer Ju Duoqi works with vegetables. She was born in Chongqing in 1973, and studied at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute. Shown here, selections from her 2010 series, “The Fantasies of Chinese Cabbage.”

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Real life Fruit Ninja!

A real life Fruit Ninja! (via Laughing Squid)

I discovered the best flour for homemade pizza. My kid and dogs agree it is awesome.

I bake a lot of pizza. I have a seven year old daughter. I'm also a type A obsessive personality, and I work hard, obsessively so, to perfect what I cook. This week I've been trying Caputo tipo "00" superfine flour to make my pizza crust thin and crispy with just the right amount of chew.

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Nomiku Sous Vide Immersion Circulator

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I love my Nomiku Sous Vide Immersion Circulator! This Kickstarted kitchen tool quickly turns a standard pot or bucket into a sous vide cooker.

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How to make 'Sizzler' cheese toast

If you are a fan of the cheezy crispy-on-one side, light-n-fluffy on the other style bread served at restaurant chain Sizzler, this video will be helpful. Even if you're not, cooking host Greg is fun and enthusiastic. [HT: Ruben Bolling]