I have a lot of kitchen gadgets that I like and use (and almost every time I write about them, an Alton Brown devotee will explain why my opinion is wrong in the comments). In this video, the famous YouTuber Crazy Russian Hacker tries out eight kitchen unitaskers. Some of them, like the cantaloupe cutter, are junk, but others, like a leftover pizza crisper, is a winner.
I’ve yet to find a hinged garlic press that I love. The ones I’ve tried are inefficient, fragile (especially the hinge, which inevitably fails), and not that easy to clean. I end up having to peel the unused garlic from the inside of the press, and my fingers stink for days. Everyone has their opinion […]
This KitchenAid 1.25-Liter Electric Kettle is by far the best-looking electric kettle ever made. Carla got me the pistachio colored one for Christmas last year. It heats up quickly (under five minutes when full) by setting it on the base and has an auto-shutoff. It has a lime scale filter so your hot water doesn’t […]
I dropped our little Ikea battery-powered milk frother and it broke. We needed a replacement ASAP, because everyone in the family uses it every day – to froth milk, make cocoa, make matcha, mix butter into coffee, and blend foul-tasting powdered herbs and supplements into water. Amazon recently started selling Ikea stuff, so I bought […]
It might still be September, but the holiday season will be here before you know it, which means now is the time to think about where you want to vacation to—and what to do once you get there. To this end, we’ve scoured the Web and tracked down a number of travel hacking ebooks, gadgets, […]
The human eye is a beautiful, incredible thing, but it’s far from perfect, especially when it comes to examining objects up close. Capable of magnifying objects up to 1,000 times, this portable microscope camera lets you see wonders hidden to your regular vision, and it’s on sale today for $38.99. Don’t let its compact size fool […]
There’s no shortage of apps available for your Mac, and, while it’s great to have options, this overabundance makes it difficult to find the apps worth installing on your computer. Thankfully, there’s the Pay What You Want: The Ultimate Mac Bundle ft. 2Do to simplify the process, which boasts 10 of the best Mac apps out […]