Want some freshly-cooked rotisserie chicken? These guys have set up the ultimate chicken cooking operation, featuring a variety motorized wheels and carousels that each cook dozens of chickens over an open fire. We’re not sure why every machine is different, but they all seem to get the job done.
This smokeless outdoor propane cooker not only bakes perfectly crisp pizza crust but also gets the toppings right. Its top oven and pizza stone heats from the bottom, while its bottom oven heats from above. It can also be used for cooking steaks, baking casseroles, and more with a top temperature of 500º F.
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.
Home grill masters need the right tools to get the job done. This 30-piece set packs a full complement of stainless steel and silicone BBQ tools, including a spatula with a serrated edge, tongs, knife, fork, wire cleaning brush, skewers, a digital meat thermometer, corn cob holders, and more. A great deal from The Awesomer Shop.
Cookware company Le Creuset makes bread-making consistent and beautiful with the innovative Le Creuset Bread Oven. Crafted from enameled cast iron for better heat distribution, the purpose-built domed lid circulates steam, while the low-profile base produces a crispy crust branded with Le Creuset’s three hallmark rings for bakery-quality results at home.
Kenta Gomazaki loves to spend his time outdoors. To enhance his experience, he outfits metal gear boxes with equipment for making coffee, cooking, and serving food. His Instagram channel is filled with his wonderful creations, each is packed with unique Japanese gear for enjoying outdoor living. Kenta’s setup videos are fun and inspiring, too.
The AroundFire table lets you and your friends gather around the grill instead of leaving your grillmaster off in a corner somewhere. The table folds up small, and its hanging fire mesh basket works with charcoal, wood, or pellets. Its adjustable legs extend from 15″ to 22″, and it doubles as a fire pit. Available in 4-to-6 and 8-to-10-person sizes.
This cast-iron frying pan is designed to cook perfect sausages. Its curved channels ensure even heating and browning and seal in flavor and juices. It holds up to four kielbasa sausages, six butcher shop links, or eight of those supermarket pre-packaged links. It can also cook up to 20 meatballs.
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.
This industrial robot from Eatch can cook up to 5,000 meals per day, with each meal prepared in its own small pot instead of one giant one. The system automatically dispenses cooking oil, fresh ingredients, and seasonings into the pots, then spins them at an angle over a flame. It even washes the pots after it’s done.
Carnivores, you need this cookbook in your kitchen. Created by Cook’s Illustrated, the book Meat Illustrated provides a detailed yet understandable guide to working with every kind of cut of meat. The 440-page hardcover book is organized into 72 different cuts and includes more than 300 kitchen-tested recipes for beef, pork, lamb, and veal.
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.
Now you’re cooking with candy! This cookbook offers 40 dessert recipes that incorporate Toblerone candy. The unique mix of Swiss milk chocolate, nougat, honey, and almonds takes your sweet treats to another level compared to ordinary chocolate. Toblerone brownies and cupcakes, oh my!
Looking for an awesome gift for a backyard BBQ master? Market Center makes great leather aprons with plenty of holsters for grilling tools, along with a pouch to hold a bottle of beer. They’re available in two-tone combos of light brown, dark brown, or black and can be personalized with text or graphics of your choice.
LEGO fanatic I like home presents an incredible stop-motion video that shows how to break down a brick-built king salmon into a delicious sashimi dinner. The sequence is made up of more than 3000 individual photos. If you thought that looked tasty, be sure to check out his LEGO steak and cheese.
The Kudu grill has a cantilevered design that lets you cook and heat food over an open fire. It can bake, grill, sear, poach, saute, steam, fry, and smoke. The multi-level cooker comes with a grate and a cast iron pan, and its base doubles as a fire pit. For $100 more, the Kudu 3 has upgraded locking handles and greater adjustability on uneven surfaces.
There are chefs with knife skills, then there’s Ryota Togishi. In this clip, the kitchen blademaster shows off his skills by cutting impossibly thin slices of bread, tomato, cucumber, and bacon. An extra-sharp Japanese knife certainly helps, but it also takes incredible dexterity to cut with such precision.
Just because you’re away from your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t serve up an amazing meal for your family and friends. Emma Frisch’s cookbook for the outdoors includes recipes and menus and shopping and equipment lists to help make dining under the stars a genuinely memorable experience.
Most kitchens are equipped with pots, pans, and basic utensils. We’ve assembled a baker’s dozen of the best kitchen gadgets and gifts to help take your food prep to the next level. Each of our selections is useful and clever in its approach, from unique measuring spoons to cake and pizza slicers to a tool that turns a lemon into a juice spritzer.
Onlyfire’s portable outdoor stove can burn wood, twigs, charcoal, or solid biomass fuel. It’s made from long-lasting cast iron, and its kitchen-style burner quickly heats pots, pans, and kettles. It’s designed to minimize smoke, ashes, and sparks, helping to keep your campsite safe.
The Konnected Joe ceramic charcoal grill and smoker features a pushbutton automatic fire starter, a digital display for setting temperatures from 225º to 700ºF, and Wi-Fi remote monitoring. A digitally-controlled fan helps regulate temperature and airflow, and its grill surface is big enough to cook 13 burgers at once.
This satisfying cooking video from Indonesia’s Vinostar Channel shows us how to make a yummy and appealing candy using just three ingredients. All that’s needed to make these orange jelly candies is orange juice, agar powder, and sugar. It looks simple, but like any dessert, getting it right requires practice and precision.