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Donut Hole Baker

Donut Hole Baker
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Who says you need to make entire donuts to have donut hole treats? Nostalgia Electrics’ handy appliance makes 11 puffy cake treats at a time. Glaze ’em, and they’re donuts. Stick ’em on a stick and dip ’em and they’re cake pops. Includes a tool for injecting fillings too.

Cooking Steak with Copper

Cooking Steak with Copper

We’re not sure of the health implications of eating steak cooked in molten copper, but it’s still cool to watch as this raw T-bone is cooked to within an inch of its life as YouTuber Tito4Re douses it with hot liquid metal. Cooking rice the same way doesn’t work quite as well.

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Headset Chef

Headset Chef

“So you’re really good at heating up soup.” Cooking shows can make preparing food look easy, but Epicurious reminds us that it’s not that simple. Watch as a professional chef tries to guide a clueless man using only his voice.

Metalcore Kitchen

Metalcore Kitchen

“In a world that wants nothing more than potatoes mashed, spoon them on top, brush with egg, then use parmesan!” The Ghost Inside shows us how to make shepherd’s pie with the help of the growling Linzey Rae. Now we’re hungry and scared.

Velocity Grill

Velocity Grill

Funded on Kickstarter, the Velocity Grill is a portable wood-fired grill. Its electric fan gives you an adjustable fire in minutes using only a couple pieces of dry wood. It can be powered with D batteries or via a car charger or an outlet.

Xmas Spinner Turkey Cooking

Xmas Spinner Turkey Cooking

On a quest to keep his holiday turkey from drying out, madman Colin Furze created this insane device that cooks a bird from the inside out by rapidly spinning it as boiling hot water courses through its innards. It’s still not as dangerous as frying a turkey.

Bill Burr Makes a Pie Crust

Bill Burr Makes a Pie Crust

(PG-13: Language) “This was my grandmother’s. She’s old and weak so I’m like, ‘Grandma, I’m taking this.'” Comedian and podcast god Bill Burr shows us how to make a PIE cruuuust! in between cracking jokes.

MasterPan

MasterPan

Funded on Kickstarter, the MasterPan is an aluminum skillet with five compartments so you can cook an entire meal at once. It has two layers of Xylan Plus nonstick coating for easy cleaning, and its handle is heat resistant up to ~350ºF (180ºC).

Kenyon Revolution Grill

Kenyon Revolution Grill
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Fall is well and truly upon us, and the days of outdoor grilling are numbered. But the Revolution Grill will keep you cooking year round. This electric grill cooks a meal for six, works indoors or out with minimal smoke and flare ups, and has a non-stick grate.

Gourmet Meal in a Toaster Oven

Gourmet Meal in a Toaster Oven

Panasonic challenged us to cook something delicious in their FlashXpress Toaster Oven. We decided to make a schmancy rack of lamb, and the countertop infrared oven cooked it perfectly. Don’t dare try this in your microwave.

Free: ‘The 4-Hour Chef’ Audiobook

Free: ‘The 4-Hour Chef’ Audiobook

Author Tim Ferriss teaches the concept of “meta-learning” to help you not only become a better cook, and to hunt and forage, but the essential techniques to learn more quickly. Download the audiobook for free from the Technabob Shop.

Waffle Iron All the Things

Waffle Iron All the Things

You might think that a waffle iron was designed to make, uhm, Belgian waffles. But you’d be wrong. If the guys from ChefSteps are to be trusted, the waffle iron is the single most versatile (and messy) appliance in your kitchen.

Camp Champ

Camp Champ

A kitchen in a box. Camp Champ transforms from a 27″x 21″x 22″ box into a fully equipped kitchen in seconds. It has a gas stove, a grill, a coffee maker, pots, pans, knives, crockery for six people and more.

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Roccbox Stone Bake Oven

Roccbox Stone Bake Oven

Roccbox is a portable stone bake oven. It heats up to ~930ºF in under 15 minutes using the included wood burner or gas burner, after which it can bake a 12″ pizza in just 90 seconds. You can also use it to roast or smoke food.

Box of Awesome: Maker

Box of Awesome: Maker
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Bespoke Post’s box for chefs and creators features a handsome workman’s apron made from waterproof canvas and a Horween leather strap, as well as three delicious spice mixes, and cedar wraps for adding smoke to grilled foods.

Machete Spatula

Machete Spatula
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John Rambo and Danny Trejo’s bbq sidekick. Slam Design’s spatula looks just like the brutal knife but is actually meant for flipping burgers. It also has built-in bottle openers. Buy it from Firebox and they’ll throw in a bandana.

Box of Awesome: Charred

Box of Awesome: Charred
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The perfect gift for the barbeque fiend, Bespoke Post’s Charred box includes a walnut-handled spatula, tongs and grill fork, maple wood chips for adding smoke to meats, and a deliciously spicy bottle of pineapple and habañero hot sauce.

Bowler Hat Colander

Bowler Hat Colander
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The perfect pasta and veggie strainer for true gentlemen, this colander does double duty as an old-fashioned bowler hat. Guaranteed not to keep the rain off your head. Handlebar moustache sold separately.

The Katering Show

The Katering Show

(NSFW: Language) A stellar comedy cooking series. Kate McCartney is intolerant to a lot of edibles. Her friend Kate McLennan is trying to come up with safe food so she won’t have to live on booze alone. (Thanks Taylor!)

SteakStones

SteakStones

SteakStones are sizzling plate sets that use volcanic rock, letting you cook or chill food as it is served. Each set comes with a bamboo serving tray, a steel rock holder, a ceramic plate and ceramic condiment bowls.

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Kenyon City Grill

Kenyon City Grill
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The stainless steel indoor/outdoor electric grill is perfect for cooking in small spaces, minimizing smoke and still offering deliciously seared foods without flame. Its 155 square inch non-stick grate is big enough for four large or six small burgers.

Instant Shrimp Frying

Instant Shrimp Frying

Shrimp doesn’t really take that long to cook, but this commercial for Japanese mobile carrier Docomo shows how you can fry shrimp in less than three seconds – with the right equipment – and the appropriate death metal track.

Pantelligent

Pantelligent

A frying pan with a temperature sensor and Bluetooth connectivity. Its iOS and Pebble apps come with recipes and step-by-step instructions. You can also record your own recipes or just monitor the pan’s temperature through the apps.

Aluminum Rolling Pin

Aluminum Rolling Pin

KMN Home’s machined aluminum rolling pin is the perfect balance of form and function. Not only does its metal construction look cool, it keeps your dough cool while rolling. Laser-engraved measurements help size your pastry perfectly.

Cooking with a Wall of Fire

Cooking with a Wall of Fire

In this documentary to promote cooking community ChefSteps, culinary artists built a massive cooking wall from 30 steel drums to roast whole pigs. The project didn’t exactly go smoothly, but the end result was impressive.

The Edible Speech

The Edible Speech

MAD is a Danish not-for-profit organization for restaurateurs. For its 2014 symposium MAD chose the theme, “What is Cooking?” This was the opening talk from Sobatei Rakuichi owners Tatsuru Rai and his wife Midori .

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