Hamilton Beach's Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker enables anyone to make two hot and tasty sandwiches in minutes. Just put your chosen ingredients inside the maker from the bottom up, set the timer, and you're ready to go. Each breakfast sandwich can be customized with a variety of fresh ingredients, including whole-grain English muffins or bagels, low-fat cheese, egg whites, and your choice of veggies, lean meat, or a vegetarian option. Cleanup is easy because all removable parts go in the dishwasher. Product page. Continue reading for more clever breakfast inventions that just might change your life.
The Marshall Fridge holds 4.4 cubic-feet of your favorite frozen meals, frozen pizzas, or beer for your drummer. The amp is expected to ship in October this year. Just be prepared for the deluge of Spinal Tap impressions. It comes equipped with authentic Marshall parts and styling, the mini-fridge gets the details right. In addition to the power and standby switches, control knobs are also included on the facing, they do go to 11. Product page. Continue reading for more.
The Star Wars Death Star Cookie Jar may seem out of place in most homes, but to a geek, this is a dream come true. "Measuring approximately 12" x 12", the Death Star Cookie Jar is composed of polyresin, and features a counter-friendly flat base. If left to its own devices, the Death Star Cookie Jar will kill any other cookie jar in its immediate vicinity; you will enter the kitchen to find the floor covered in shattered bits and smoldering crumbs," according to the company. Product page. Continue reading for more.
Find yourself snacking way too often? The kSafe Smart Safe will definitely come in handy. This smart, connected, and lockable safe that only opens when your goals have been completed. They can be anything from walking 10,000 steps today to finishing the paper you've been working on. Just place your iPad, TV remote, cookies, etc. in there, set a goal on the smartphone app, and lock the safe. For those who need even more customization, you can also program it to unlock only on certain days of the month. Continue reading for a video and the Kickstarter page.
R2-D2's soy sauce-dispensing brother has been discovered, and it's officially licensed to boot. ThinkGeek says: "All newer model R2s, and most of the older ones, come with an adapter that can be reprogrammed with a little software upgrade to be used as a liquid dispenser, or more specifically a soy sauce dispenser." Continue reading for more creative kitchen gadgets and accessories geeks would love.
Dutch designer Robert Kolenik specializes in high-end sustainable design, and "Ocean Kitchen" is his latest masterpiece. Shaped like a large "L" - the storage compartment inside the counter is hidden with mirrors to make the aquarium seem larger than it is - the counter-top raises up at the push of a button, allowing you to easily access the aquarium for cleaning and / or feeding the aquatic life. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Hutzler's 571 Banana Slicer doesn't sound too exciting, but apparently, it has changed the lives of many people, including some employees at the US Postal Service maintenance department, a wine taster / rodeo clown, as well as a person who happened to lose a finger or two cutting bananas the tradtional way. The official description states that it's: "faster, safer than using a knife; great for cereal; pastic, dishwasher safe; slice your banana with one quick motion; kids love slicing their own bananas." Product page. Continue reading to see more funny kitchen gadgets and accessories that you (probably) never knew existed.
Microwaves come in all sizes, but one thing is for sure, radio waves penetrate the food and excite water and fat molecules pretty much evenly throughout the food. In other words, food tends to dry out, like pizza. No heat has to migrate toward the interior by conduction. There's heat everywhere all at once because the molecules are all excited together. There are limits, of course. Microwaves penetrate unevenly in thick pieces of food, and there are also "hot spots" caused by wave interference - the whole heating process is different because you are "exciting atoms" rather than "conducting heat." Place a small glass of water inside while re-heating old pizza, and it will make all the difference, or at least for the crust. Continue reading for more.
Fred and Friends' Steam Ship really takes steaming lids to the next level of creativity, and it won't break the bank either. Since it's made from heavy duty silicone, sticking in the microwave works just as well as on top of a steaming pot. On a related note, did you know that silicon is the seventh-most abundant element in the universe and the second-most abundant element on the planet, after oxygen? Approximately 25% of the Earth's crust is silicon. Product page. Continue reading for more ultra creative kitchen gadgets and accessories.
Basily's Infuser Water Bottle lets you easily add fresh fruit flavor to your beverages, whether it be plain water or even tea. Simply add strawberries, mangos, kiwis, limes, lemons and many more to the infuser capsule, fill up the bottle with water, and make sure to shake thoroughly, all for under $7 with coupon code: BCKZ435M during checkout. It's the perfect gadget for long hikes, heavy workouts at the gym, the office or even family trips. Product page - be sure to coupon code: BCKZ435M during checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for a video review, more pictures and additional information.