Written by ex-con Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez and actor Clifton Collins Jr., this unique cookbook offers up more than 65 recipes made by inmates using instant ramen and other items they could get from the commissary while incarcerated. Among the contributors: Slash, Shia LaBeouf, and Danny Trejo.
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Vasver Blades made this one-of-a-kind showpiece with a guitar-shaped block and a knife with a guitar neck handle. The body is padauk wood, while the base is black walnut. The knife’s blade is cryo-treated Vanax superclean steel, while its handle is ash and melchior, with mammoth tooth inlays and walrus tusk pegs.
Take your grilling to a new level with this high-power propane torch. It cranks out up to 400,000+ BTU of heat, which can quickly start a charcoal grill, sear meat, or light a campfire in seconds. It’s also great for rapidly cleaning grime off of your grill. There’s also a shorter version for more precise culinary work, the SU-VGun.
While we’re more than happy to go with the Martha Stewart’s perfect bacon cooking method, there are lots of other ways to prepare delectably smoky, sliced pork belly. Bon Appétit’s Amiel Stanek offers up 50 different methods for cooking the artery-clogging treat, some more successful than others.
These clever measuring spoons from Dreamfarm ensure you get exactly the right amount of ingredients instead of an approximation. Once you fill them, squeeze their handles to wipe away any excess for perfectly-level spoonfuls. Each set includes 1 tbsp., 1 tsp., 1/2 tsp., and 1/4 tsp. measuring spoons.
Aidy Bryant created this trainwreck of a salad in a ridiculous SNL sketch earlier in 2020. Now Binging with Babish is here to close out the year with his interpretation of this mayo-, raisin-, and root-beer-filled nightmare meal. Can he remake it into something that’s actually edible?
CruxGG’s slick red and black kitchen appliance looks like the official waffle maker of the Empire. It has dual, non-stick cooking surfaces so you can cook two large restaurant-style 7″ Belgian waffles at the same time. It offfers six browning settings, and rotates for evenly-cooked waffles every time.
Hungry for more from the trio behind the Snacky Tunes podcast? The book Snacky Tunes: Music is the Main Ingredient chronicles how music inspires 75 of the world’s best chefs. Personal playlists are paired with recipes, plus five chefs worked on an Everybody World capsule collection made from 100% recycled cotton.
This compact camping oven concentrates the power of the sun. Its vacuum tube captures solar rays and can be used to bake, roast, steam, or boil. It zips up into an easy-to-carry hardshell case and weighs just 2 pounds. Save 16% in The Awesomer Shop. Need more capacity? Check out the GoSun Sport or GoSun Fusion.
This versatile oven can roast, smoke, steam, or bake foods. It comes in wood-burning and gas/wood combo versions and includes a stone floor for searing meats and pizzas at up to 950ºF. It offers easy airflow adjustments and has a built-in digital thermometer with two meat probes. We like the optional stand too.
Celebrate your love for food and rock music with this 96-page cookbook filled with recipes inspired by rock music. The book features pun-worthy meals like ZZ Chop (Sharp-Dressed Lamb), Ramenstein (Du Hast Pork), and Fleetwood Mac & Cheese (You Can Cook Your Own Way), with fun illustrations from thirty great artists.
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!
Spice up your next barbecue with one of these tasty rubs from Spiceology. Each 8 oz. aluminum can is filled with a zesty rub infused with beer extract combined with various spices and natural flavors. Highlights include a cherry chipotle ale rub, a hickory peach porter rub, and a jalapeno lime pilsner rub.
Cooking in a wok can result in some really yummy food. This young woman takes her wok skills to the next level as she bangs out a dance routine while cooking some spicy chili chicken, and swings the wok around without spilling food on the ground. We’re guessing from her style that this might be her TikTok feed.
If you’ve ever tried grilling jalapenos or other peppers you know it’s tricky to get an even sear. This nifty grill accessory from Cave Tools lets you load up to 24 peppers vertically for consistent cooking without flipping. It also works with chicken legs and fits in ovens too. It includes a stainless steel pepper corer too.
We have a hard enough time making omelets that don’t break apart on us when folding them over, but this Korean chef makes it look easy to create one with a swirled design that looks like a tornado. The best part – it gets stacked atop a dome of fried rice and surrounded with a moat of tomato sauce. Get in our bellies!
Just because you’re away from your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t serve up an amazing meal for your friends and family. Emma Frisch’s cookbook for the outdoors not only includes recipes and menus, but shopping and equipment lists to help make dining under the stars a truly memorable experience.
This compact outdoor grill from Gyber makes quick work of meats, pizzas, and more thanks to its propane infrared heating element. It can hit temps as high as 1500ºF for quick searing, and perfectly crisp crusts. Includes a pizza stone and shovel for handling hot foods. Save $49 with code GASGRILL49. (Limited time offer)
While it’s not as fancy as a Kamodo Joe or Big Green Egg, this steel and porcelain kamado-style grill won’t empty your wallet. The egg-shaped cooker can hit temps up to 700ºF, and only needs a small amount of charcoal. Its cast iron grate offers 153 sq. in. of cooking area, and its top and bottom dampers ensure smooth airflow.
Han Solo is frozen in carbonite, and the only way to save him is to pull him out of this waffle iron and slather him with maple syrup and butter! Pangea’s Star Wars appliance cranks out super-thick waffles, each embossed with the familiar frozen form of Solo before Boussh/Leia finally rescued him. (Thanks Laura!)
Presto’s Nomad Traveling Slow Cooker is easy to carry, transport and clean. It has a capacity of 8 qt. and has a see-through lid and an erasabe whiteboard so you can easily identify its contents. It has four settings and keeps food warm for hours. It does need a 120VAC outlet though. Also available in a 6 qt. version.
Would you love to make super crisp, fresh-baked pizza at home? The Firepod is a compact propane pizza oven that can cook pizzas on its efficient hot stone surface. In addition it doubles as a hot rock cook set, or upgraded with a BBQ griddle. Save 10% off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.
Pastry artist Natalie Sideserf thought it might be fun to make a cake that looks just like a McDonald’s Egg McMuffin. Her replica is so spot-on that the only way you could tell the difference is once you cut into it and see the shockingly green buttercream frosting layered inside.
Fire pit and camp stove maker Solo Stove’s stainless steel charcoal grill is designed to circulate heat on all sides of your food with its convection-style setup. This bundle includes the grill and stand, cooking tools, a cover, and one ready-to-use charcoal pack for up to 45 minutes of cooking. Special pre-order price is $150 off MSRP.
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