Love charcoal grilled foods but don’t have an outdoor space? This indoor grill from Kiwamiyatei is designed to produce that charcoal flavor using a carbon graphite surface. Its sears and chars like a charcoal grill and its heat-retaining lid helps seal in flavor. It works with all kinds of stovetop burners, including gas, electric, and induction.
Lots of us think that current-gen Xbox consoles look like appliances. After launching the Series X mini-fridge, Microsoft has licensed Ukonic to make an official Xbox Series S toaster. The boxy 2-slice toaster looks just like the game system, has an extra-long, wide slot that works for bagels, and burns an Xbox logo graphic into your bread.
Want that special round ice you find at fancy cocktail bars? The IcyForge is a tabletop ice maker that cranks out perfect, crystal-clear spheres of ice for your drinks. It makes two bubble-free 5.5cm (~2.2″) ice balls every hour and has a capacity of a dozen in its bin. It also has built-in UV sterilization, and is compatible with home water purifiers.
Many modern microwave ovens have a popcorn button, but microwave popcorn bags have a notice saying not to use that button to cook their product. Technology Connections offers an entertaining explanation of the issue, the rationale behind the warnings, and how to know if the forbidden button is okay to use on your particular microwave.
Get your brick on every morning with some delicious Tetrimino-shaped waffles. This official Tetris waffle maker cranks out seven interlocking puzzle pieces, encouraging you to play with your food at the breakfast table. Earn bonus points for adding food coloring to the individual waffles.
The Ninja Foodi Flip Toaster is a 2-in-1 kitchen appliance that converts from a 400°F toaster oven to a super-wide-mouth toaster by flipping it on its side. It bakes mini pizzas and paninis and toasts even the thickest bagels quickly and evenly with 1500 watts of heat.
This single-purpose appliance cranks out edible bowls. Just pour in your store-bought or homemade waffle batter, and it’ll make a 4″ thick Belgian waffle bowl in about four minutes. Go traditional with maple syrup and butter, or fill your waffle bowl with bacon and eggs, fresh fruit, or cooked veggies to create all kinds of delicious dishes.
Air fryers make healthier versions of crispy foods like chicken tenders and french fries. But sometimes, we crave the real deep-fried versions. Kalorik’s 2-in-1 appliance converts from an air fryer to a deep fryer in seconds. It has eight cooking presets and a 3-quart basket – enough for 3 to 4 potions. Save 26% in The Awesomer Shop.
The last video we posted from How Ridiculous featured a gigantic blender that made mincemeat of everything from watermelons to tennis balls. Now the Aussies are back to blend a bunch of bigger targets, including a mannequin, a kayak, lawn chairs, and a rowboat. Can anything survive its mighty blade?
If you’re going to live somewhere that’s already cold enough to keep ice frozen, we’re not sure you really need a freezer. But that didn’t stop Zhang Zhilei from making one outside of his home in Mongolia. Rather than going with a store-bought electric freezer, he froze water in baking sheets, then glued the pieces together with water to form a literal ice box.
No vent hood in your kitchen? Then you know how bad the smoke and smells can get. The AirHood is a portable fan that extracts cooking fumes from any kitchen. The fan sets up on your countertop and uses a charcoal filter and oil filter to help purify the air and keep oil from building up on surfaces. It’s available in both wired and battery-powered versions.
This unique coffee maker developed by LG Labs smoothly blends two different coffees into a single cup. With a design inspired by the Apollo lunar module. It accepts off-the-shelf capsules from brands like Nespresso, Starbucks, and Illy, and optimizes pressure, temperature, ane extraction volumes for each. It’s controlled with a companion mobile app.
This all-in-one kitchen appliance combines a grill, griddle, and air fryer. Its grill heats up to 500ºF for searing foods, and its hood can be used open or closed for different kinds of heat distribution. Its air fryer has a 4 qt. basket for crispy, low-fat fried foods, and its grill grate is large enough to cook six steaks at the same time.
Modelmaking has always fascinated us. Cath from The Square to Spare shows us the steps to make a miniature fridge that looks just like those fancy French door models. Its cabinet can be 3D printed or cut from balsa wood, with acrylic or resin shelves, wrapped in stainless steel contact paper, and lit with LED fairy lights.
It’s easy to make popcorn in your microwave these days, but there’s something about how popcorn emerges from a classic popcorn maker that makes it more festive. Dr. Restoration got their hands on a 1950s popper called a Corn Pop-O-Mat, stripped off years of rust and grease, and brought the electric appliance back to like-new condition.
This high-tech espresso machine makes five different kinds of coffee drinks with the push of a button. Choose from regular coffee, espresso, cappuccino, latte, or iced coffee. Simply fill it with water, beans, and milk, and it does all the work. It also offers adjustable settings for strength, milk, and foam levels.
When we were kids, our parents told us not to play with our food. But this waffle iron encourages just that behavior, cranking out stackable waffle pieces that interlock like LEGO bricks. It makes 1×1, 1×2, and 1×4 blocks. In addition, they’re offering plates that serve as a base for stacking, with spots for butter and syrup.
From the “just because it can be done doesn’t mean it should be done” file comes this fully-functional washing machine that’s not even big enough to hold a single sock. But this is the internet, and Inventus thought he’d show off by building a tiny appliance using Coca-Cola cans, straws, popsicle sticks, and a USB-powered motor.
If you’ve ever been to Hong Kong, you’ve probably encountered food vendors selling these deliciously chewy bubble waffles. Now you can make them in your own kitchen with the MasterChef bubble waffle maker. It has a non-stick cooking surface and makes beautifully-textured waffles in less than 5 minutes.
The bev by BLACK+DECKER turns anyone into a great bartender, cranking out quality cocktails in seconds. Connect up to six bottles of your favorite spirits, then load in one of dozens of Bartesian cocktail capsules to make the perfect drink. It’s like a Keurig for cocktails. A cordless version is also in the works.
After teaching us all about the history of TV dinners, Weird History Food is back to explain how we got microwave ovens in our kitchens. It turns out that what started as an unrelated experiment by a defense radar engineer became one of the most ubiquitous and useful cooking inventions of all time.
This battery-powered appliance lets you make ice cream whenever and wherever you feel like it. It can turn dairy products into ice cream in 15 to 20 minutes. Just chill its insulated freezer bowl before you hit the road, add ingredients, and switch it on. It’ll keep the ice cream you make chilled for up to five hours.
The Brick Wall shows off one of the most impressive LEGO machines ever – a fully-functional washing machine. It uses motors, gears, and wheels to tumble and spin a container filled with clothes. It even dispenses water and detergent and drains the water when done. His solution for drying socks at the end is hilarious.