Today’s cotton candy is made by heating and spinning sugar using a motor. Eater host Clifford Endo is here to show you how to make it the old fashioned way, using a technique similar to noodles, hand-pulling inverted sugar to make thousands of hair-thin sugar strands.
Feastform cooking tools are made of Grade 5 titanium alloy, which means they’re lightweight, flexible and highly resistant to rust. The Technora fiber handle wrap is also durable and resistant to moisture and chemicals. Available as a spatula or a pair of nesting tongs.
Chef, rapper, and TV host Action Bronson’s book is part memoir, part cookbook, and all awesome. The 224-page book features photos and stories from Bronson’s travels, along with dozens of deliciously decadent recipes. Here’s some chicken parm to whet your appetite.
The Backyard Scientist can’t be bothered to cook the meals he got from Blue Apron using normal kitchen appliances. Instead, he turns to more dangerous methods, like a powerful arc flashlight, a high-voltage transformer, a blowtorch, and delicious manganese heptoxide.
From Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal comes a versatile BBQ grill. The HUB has an electric ignition system that heats charcoal to the right temperature in just 10 minutes. It also has a pop-up rotisserie that can hold up to 88lb. Sadly, it’s not available in the US yet.
Just because you have a gas, charcoal, or electric outdoor grill doesn’t mean you can’t have that smoky wood flavor. Just load up Arctic Monsoon’s stainless steel smoker box with wood chips and place it on the grill while you cook to infuse your foods with delicious flavor.
An elegant way to cook amazing restaurant-quality pizzas, Alfa Pizza’s wood-burning oven on wheels is the perfect addition to your deck or patio. Made in Italy, a place that knows a thing or two about good pizza crust. Available in yellow, green, or red. More sizes here.
Essential Craftsman decided to see if he could use his blacksmithing forge to cook a pizza. He let it “cool” to about 800ºF before sliding the pizza in, baking it perfectly in 95 seconds. We wonder if he could do it in less time at full heat, or if it would just burn it immediately.
Miso Robotics‘ “Flippy” can automatically identify burgers and other items on the griddle, and flip them at the right time. It’s rolling out to the CaliBurger chain over the next couple of years, and eventually will help line cooks with other tasks. We want a Mise en place bot.
It’s hard to resist popping bubble wrap. The stuff is great for packing breakables too, but we’d never suggest using it to pull a hot pan out of the oven. Fred & Friends‘ bubble wrap oven mitt is made from heat-shielding silicone, so you won’t get burned. Sadly, it’s not poppable.
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.
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.
It’s an unexpected use for a slow-cooker, but you can make a crispy and gooey macaroni and cheese by loading up your ingredients and letting them magically meld while you’re out for a few hours. Epicurious shows us how ridiculously simple it is to make this tasty dish.
Binging with Babish attempts to replicate the insanely sweet breakfast meal that Buddy the Elf made in the Christmas classic. The spaghetti starts out looking tasty, then it goes far off the rails. We can’t believe Will Ferrell managed to gulp this stuff down without gagging.
Designed by pastry queen Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of Pies Are Awesome, these stencils make it easy for anyone to create awesomely geeky pies. Designs include C’thulhu, a fire-breathing dragon, a prancing unicorn, and a kittens with deadly weapons, among others.
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.