BB-8 might be adorable and all, but R2-D2 is still way more versatile from what we’ve seen. For example, he can keep your drinks cool in this tabletop fridge which can hold up to 16 cans of your favorite drink. Measures 24-1/2″ tall x 12″ diameter. Motivator unit sold separately.
A couple of years back, we spotted Nostalgia Electrics’ awesome 3-in-1 breakfast machine, which is great, but only if you’re eating solo. This version has a much bigger non-stick grill, can toast 4 slices at once, and has a 4-cup coffee maker. Available in aqua or red.
We’re not sure why freakin’ Whirlpool is allowed to use crowdfunding, but their product is intriguing. Zera takes up to a week’s worth of leftover food and turns it into fertilizer in 24 hours with the help of an additive that consists mostly of coconut fiber and baking soda.
Bacon is one of the most delicious foods on the planet, but it’s difficult to cook properly and without making a mess. This kitchen gadget perfectly cooks up to six strips of bacon on a non-stick grille, keeping it from shriveling up, and catching all the grease in a tidy drip tray.
Cook up a whole turkey this fall without the dangers of putting a vat of molten hot oil on your deck. Char-Broil’s Big Easy fries up a whole turkey using radiant propane-based infrared heat for even and extra juicy cooking, without the added calories and fat of deep frying.
If you travel frequently, you know that your clothes can be a real mess when you pull them out of your luggage. Sometimes they need a full ironing, but other times, it’s just the collars or edges that are wrinkled. This tiny iron goes anywhere and is perfect for quick fixes.
Flatev is a compact home tortilla maker that works like Keurig coffee machines. It uses recyclable single serve pods that contain flavored dough or corn mix and turns those into a 5″ to 6″ tortilla in just a minute. The drawer at the bottom keeps multiple tortillas warm.
The Tea-Ceré was engineered to produce the perfect cup of matcha green tea. Its automated mortar produces an extraordinarily fine powder, and its heated whisking chamber eliminates the laborious process usually associated with making this delicious and healthy drink.
We’d like to make the perfect steak at home, but sadly most ovens top out around 550ºF. To get that real steakhouse sear, you’ll need much more heat. Otto’s O.F.B. (over-fired broiler) uses infrared gas elements that can reach up to 1700ºF, resulting in beautifully seared meats.
A simple but effective chiller that cools freshly brewed coffee by over 130ºF in as fast as 1 minute. The Hyperchiller has two cups that you fill with water. When the Hyperchiller is frozen, the 12.5oz middle chamber is sandwiched between and cooled by the ice in the cups.