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You Suck at Cooking: The Book

You Suck at Cooking: The Book
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From the creators of the YouTube cooking series of the same name, comes a cookbook filled with more than 60 tasty and easy-to-prepare recipes that will make you feel like you actually know a thing or two about cooking, and might actually impress your family and friends.

Babish Makes Bachelor Chow

Babish Makes Bachelor Chow

Fans of Futurama surely recall the billboard for Bachelor Chow that appears in the opening credits. The dehydrated food chunks turned up in a few episodes too. Binging with Babish decided it was finally time to make a far more edible version of the human equivalent of dog food.

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Prison Ramen

Prison Ramen
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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.

Gyotar Guitar Kitchen Knife

Gyotar Guitar Kitchen Knife
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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.

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.

Levoons Self-leveling Measuring Spoons

Levoons Self-leveling Measuring Spoons

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.

PanWaffle Pancake Waffle Maker

PanWaffle Pancake Waffle Maker
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There’s no need to choose between fluffy pancakes or crispy waffles with the PanWaffle. It’s a stovetop pan that makes a waffle in the middle of a pancake. It has handles that stay cool and it comes apart so you can fit it inside a dishwasher.

Binging with Babish: Overnight Salad

Binging with Babish: Overnight Salad

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?

TRNR Double Rotating Waffle Maker

TRNR Double Rotating Waffle Maker
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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.

Snacky Tunes

Snacky Tunes
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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.

Gozney Dome Outdoor Oven

Gozney Dome Outdoor Oven
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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.

Toblerone Cookbook

Toblerone Cookbook
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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!

Write On Icing Pencil

Write On Icing Pencil
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Do you suck at decorating cakes? This oversize pencil makes it easy to write words and drizzle icing on pastries and plates. Simply fill it like a syringe, then gently squeeze the pencil to draw fine lines on cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and more.

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Beer-Infused Rubs Six-Pack

Beer-Infused Rubs Six-Pack
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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.

Jalapeno Pepper Grill Rack

Jalapeno Pepper Grill Rack
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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.

Making a Tornado Omelet

Making a Tornado Omelet

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!

Feast by Firelight

Feast by Firelight
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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.

Han Solo Carbonite Waffle Maker

Han Solo Carbonite Waffle Maker
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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 Nomad Traveling Slow Cooker

Presto Nomad Traveling Slow Cooker
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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.

Egg McMuffin Cake

Egg McMuffin Cake

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.

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Solo Stove Grill

Solo Stove Grill

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.

Twinkie Wiener Sandwich

Twinkie Wiener Sandwich

Binging with Babish specializes in replicating, then improving upon meals that appear in TV shows and movies. In this episode, he digs into the comedy vault for Weird Al’s 1989 cult classic UHF, and serves up a dish that sounds way more disgusting than it actually tastes. Grab the recipe for Babish’s version here.

Making Ancient Instant Ramen

Making Ancient Instant Ramen

You can grab a pack of instant ramen and nuke it in about 3 minutes. But Andy from How to Make Everything wanted to see if he could make his own instant noodles and seasoning packet from scratch, using only primitive techniques that would have been available when noodles first came on the scene back in the Bronze Age.

Tayama Portable Charcoal Grill

Tayama Portable Charcoal Grill
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This tabletop Yakatori style grill burns charcoal. It has a closed container to minimize risk of sparks or embers flying out, along with a battery-operated fan to help oxygenate the flame, and minimize smoke. Its center heat plate sears skewered meats and veggies, while its outer grate keeps food warm.

Camp Chef Pizza Oven

Camp Chef Pizza Oven
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Camp Chef’s tabletop propane pizza oven sets up quickly and easily outdoors, and fires up beautifully crisp pizzas in minutes. It has a smooth ceramic pizza stone and double-walled ceiling for distributing heat, and can hit temperatures up to 700º. Its cooking surface measures 13.25″ x 20″ and can also be used to roast meats.

Pie Charts Print

Pie Charts Print
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Pop Chart’s double-meaning wall print is a great gift for pie bakers and graph makers. It features 13 yummy kinds of pies, each represented as a pie chart; its ingredients displayed in relative proportions, along with a color-coded legend. Measures 24″ x 18″, unframed.

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