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Hot Saltine Hack

Hot Saltine Hack

Celebrity food expert and kitchen scientist Alton Brown shows us something fun we can do to make a tasty snack from stuff you probably already have in your pantry. Using a combination of dry mustard, hot sauce, and melted butter, you can give your ordinary saltines a kick in the pants and spice them up.

Char-Griller Akorn Jr. Grill

Char-Griller Akorn Jr. Grill

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.

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ROCCBOX Portable Pizza Oven

ROCCBOX Portable Pizza Oven

This compact fire and stone pizza oven sets up quickly on your deck or patio, and cooks up perfectly crisp pizzas in as little as 60 seconds. It can reach temperatures over 932ºF, and works with either gas or wood as a fuel source. Its insulation and silicone skin make its exterior safer than other ovens too. Available in green or grey.

Cooking Parasite’s Ram-Don

Cooking Parasite’s Ram-Don

Binging with Babish takes on the dish that sits at the center of a pivotal sequence in Bong Joon Ho’s Oscar-winner, Parasite. The meal-in-a-bowl combines two kinds of instant noodles with an extravagant Korean sirloin. He then makes from-scratch versions of each noodle dish to see how those stack up.

Everdure Cube Portable Grill

Everdure Cube Portable Grill

A compact and portable charcoal grill from Heston Blumenthal’s Everdure line of barbecue kits. The Cube is made from stainless steel with a porcelain firebox. Its chrome handles remain cool to the touch, even while cooking. It has a built-in prep board and storage tray.

MBT3 Compact BBQ Tool Set

MBT3 Compact BBQ Tool Set

Roxon’s versatile, yet compact tool offers up six useful features for outdoor cooking: fork, spatula, knife, tongs, bottle opener, and wine corkscrew. It’s made from food-grade 430 stainless steel, and comes with a nylon carrying pouch. Measures about 11″ long when folded.

PartyGrill Indoor Grill

PartyGrill Indoor Grill

The PartyGrill is a compact tabletop grill that’s designed for communal cooking. In addition to its grill surface, it has eight individual melting pans for cheese or sauces, and comes with eight heat resistant spatulas. Available for a limited time from Touch of Modern.

Every Way to Cook Bacon

Every Way to Cook Bacon

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.

Making Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Pop-Tarts

Making Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Pop-Tarts

Just because two foods can be combined doesn’t mean it should be done. But Good Mythical Morning’s series Snack Smash does just that all the time. In this clip, host Josh Scherer managed to make Pop-Tarts that taste like Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, and we got heartburn just looking at the video.

Ninjabread Cookies

Ninjabread Cookies

Help your holidays kick more ass with this ninja-shaped cookie kit. It packs in everything you need to bake an army of edible fighters, including cookie cutters, and enough gingerbread mix, royal icing, and candy beads to make 20 cookies. (Thanks Robb!)

Every Way to Cook a Tomato

Every Way to Cook a Tomato

We’ve certainly had our share of diced, sliced, chopped, and pureed tomatoes, but Bon Appétit is here to show a whopping 47 different ways they can be prepared, from flattening them into leather, to turning them into a powder, and even making beefsteak tomato ice cream.

Making a Sugar Dome

Making a Sugar Dome

Working with molten hot sugar is one of the most daunting tasks in the kitchen, but international pastry instructor Amaury Guichon makes it look easy, as he shows off the technique he uses to create a perfectly smooth dome of the sweet stuff. Also, check out his incredible, edible samurai.

Making Big Green Eggs

Making Big Green Eggs

The Big Green Egg is one of the most desired objects for backyard cooks, with its ability to turn out delicious charcoal grilled foods year round. Now, take a trip inside the factory where they’re made, and see how their ceramic construction has more in common with making pottery than making conventional grills.

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2-in-1 Sous Vide Cooker

2-in-1 Sous Vide Cooker

This kitchen gadget from Curtis Stone doubles as both a sous vide cooker, as well as a beverage cooler. In heating mode, it can precision cook meats sealed in a sous vide bag, while in cooling mode, it helps maintain the temperature of chilled drinks. Take an extra 15% in The Awesomer Shop using code BFSAVE15 (through 12/15/19).

Making a 100-Layer Dip

Making a 100-Layer Dip

Hah. You and your nine-layer dip. Tasty host Alvin Zhou and his guest Kelsey Impicciche have you beat by an 11.1-to-1 ratio. Watch as they assemble this insane party snack which seems like it would be impossible to dig into without a shovel. And yes folks, every layer has a different ingredient. The layering fun starts at 4:04.

Making Gourmet Sour Patch Kids

Making Gourmet Sour Patch Kids

At some point Bon Appétit chef Claire Saffitz will run out of candies and snacks to replicate, but until she figures out how to make us some Nerds, we’re going to keep watching. In this lengthy episode, she takes on the tart, chewy, and sugar-coated treat known as Sour Patch Kids. It was incredibly tricky to get the texture right.

Star Wars x Le Creuset

Star Wars x Le Creuset

This is the droid cookware you’re looking for. The R2-D2 Mini Cocotte casserole is just one of eight licensed Star Wars kitchen pieces cooked up by Le Creuset to precede the December debut of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Priced $20-$450, the collection drops 11/1/2019 in a retail shop, not so far, far away.

The Science of BBQ

The Science of BBQ

There’s nothing quite like the delicious flavor of grilled, seared, or smoked meats. But the way you cook and handle meats after cooking can dramatically improve its quality. SciShow explains tips for making the perfect BBQ meal and the scientific reasons that these techniques improve flavor and texture.

Making Gourmet Hot Pockets

Making Gourmet Hot Pockets

“It’s reverse pizza.” Bon Appétit chef Claire Saffitz takes a moment away from the sweet stuff to replicate another junk food staple – the quick, easy, and mouth- and finger-burny treat known as Hot Pockets. Shockingly, she never ate one prior to now.

Yedi Programmable Pressure Cooker

Easily cook your favorite dishes with this programmable cooker. It has programs for pressure cooking, slow cooking, sautéing, steaming, making cakes, pasteurizing, making yogurt, cooking rice, making eggs, and warming, all in one appliance. Save an extra 15% in The Awesomer Shop with code COOKING15OFF.

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Bubble Waffle Maker

Bubble Waffle Maker

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.

Making Gourmet Pocky Sticks

Making Gourmet Pocky Sticks

Bon Appétit pastry chef Claire Saffitz continues to expand her gourmet snack portfolio, this time taking on a tasty treat from Japan. Can she pull off the crispy and sweet combo moves required for delicious chocolate, matcha, cookies & cream, and strawberry flake Pocky?

Precision Starter Chef Knife Set

Upgrade your kitchen with this pair of essential cutting tools from Edge of Belgravia. The set of modern kitchen knives includes a 4″ paring knife and 7.5″ chef’s knife, both made from non-stick coated stainless steel, and set into a grippy, rubber-coated ABS plastic handle.

Making Gourmet Pop-Tarts

Making Gourmet Pop-Tarts

Bon Appétit pastry chef Claire Saffitz takes a stab at replicating one of our favorite guilty pleasures, Pop-Tarts. We’ve had some gourmet hand pies before, but never one that looked as accurate, tasty, or toaster-friendly as Claire’s.

EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove

EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove

This clean-burning compact stove is perfect for camping and survival needs, concentrating heat where you need it, without making a mess. It can burn wood, charcoal, or solid biofuel, and accommodates pots and pans from about 7″ to 12″ in diameter.

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