You never want to take a hot pan out of the oven with bare hands (bear hands are acceptable, though.) These playful oven mitts from Firebox look just like two delicious baguettes, golden-brown and crusty on the outside, white and fluffy on the inside. But no matter how good they look, don’t bite in.
After teaching us all about the history of TV dinners, Weird History Food is back to explain how we got microwave ovens in our kitchens. It turns out that what started as an unrelated experiment by a defense radar engineer became one of the most ubiquitous and useful cooking inventions of all time.
Upgrade your cooking game with this full set of cast iron cookware. This heavy metal is known for its ability to conduct and distribute heat evenly. Each oven-safe piece has a heavy-duty enamel exterior, and the set includes a 10.25″ skillet, a 2 qt. saucepan with lid, a 2.25 qt. dutch oven with lid, and a 4.75 qt. dutch oven with lid.
This clever kitchen accessory from Thoriam Tactical combines a bag clip for your coffee, tea, or bagged herbs with a measuring tablespoon. It’s made from easy-to-clean stainless steel and has strong jaws to keep bags sealed. Save when buying three or more at a time.
Make the perfect cup of espresso with this traditional kettle-style coffee maker. It works on any kind of stovetop, so you can even use it while camping. Available in 6-cup, 9-cup, and 12-cup models. This special Awesomer Shop bundle includes a battery-powered milk frother for topping off lattes and other creamy drinks.
This handy and durable bag keeps your campsite kitchen gear organized and easy to access. It can be opened and hung vertically or laid flat on the ground and has compartments for pans and plates, pouches for utensils and spices, and two bonus side pockets. Its bottom strap holds a roll of paper towels or a dish cloth.
This three-in-one kitchen tool makes working with avocados so much easier. It can split, pit, and slice the tasty green fruits. Its serrated blade slices through avocado skin, its stainless steel blade tool grabs pits, and the multi-blade tool scoops out their insides into slices. Another great deal from The Awesomer Shop.
Family stressing you out at holiday gatherings? Command the attention you deserve when you whip out a chainsaw to carve the turkey. While an actual chainsaw would be entertaining, we’d suggest the Mighty Carver, an electric carving knife which won’t end up destroying the bird or your dining table.
A quality knife is a must for any kitchen, and the SEIDO Chef Knife fills that bill. The handmade Japanese knife has a sharp 15-degree blade angle and makes quick work of fruits, veggies, fish, meats, and more. Its 8″ high-carbon steel blade has an etched damascus pattern, and its handle is made from water-resistant pakka wood.
This unique kitchen accessory combines eight different tools in one. Its functions include a funnel, citrus juicer, spice grater, egg masher, cheese grater, cap opener, egg separator, and a metric measuring cup. Stack its pieces when not in use, and it looks like a colorful wine bottle.
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.
While checking out a Viking Pizza Axe, we came across a design from Umar’s Art Work that looks like a more practical way to cut a pizza. It has a handmade steel blade with Viking-inspired runes, and wooden handles. Its curved ulu-style edge slices neatly through pizza without toppings getting stuck like with a pizza wheel.
Save time in the kitchen with this handy herb stripper. This stainless steel tool has eight differently-sized holes into which you can insert the stems of various herbs and greens. Pull, and the leaves pop off, ready for use in your cooking. It’s great for parsley, oregano, mint, thyme, mustard greens, and more.
Pound meat into submission with Seven20’s officially-licensed Mjolnir meat tenderizer. This pint-sized version of Thor’s hammer has a stainless steel head with tenderizers on both sides and a silicone handle. Are you worthy of its power? Buy one (and a couple of steaks) and find out.
A properly sharpened kitchen knife can slice through just about any food, but a dull blade can’t even get through a tomato. Experimental Fun created a unique kitchen knife that uses replaceable utility blades instead of its own blade edge. Is it really necessary? No? But it certainly is unique.
Elevate your food game with the 5.5 quart Smithey Cast Iron Dutch Oven, a versatile lidded hero for slow-cooking, roasting, frying, baking, and mastering an open fire. Made in the USA, Smithey crafts heirloom-quality cookware that gets better over time, withstanding heavy-duty use and 700ºF temps without chipping or staining.
The makers of the Aleman pocket knife are back with another beautiful knife design. In the interest of sustainability, these knives have blades made from reclaimed antique sawmill blades and handles crafted from whiskey barrel oak and abundant Manitoba maple. Choose from a 13cm long Utility or 18cm Santoku knife.
Do like the restaurants do and cook your meats, eggs, and veggies on a smooth flat top griddle. Steelmade’s kitchen accessory converts regular cooktops into a single cohesive surface for quick and easy cooking, deliciously crispy foods, and clean up without pots or pans. They also make wood covers that double as cutting boards.
This all-in-one kitchen appliance combines a grill, griddle, and air fryer. Its grill heats up to 500ºF for searing foods, and its hood can be used open or closed for different kinds of heat distribution. Its air fryer has a 4 qt. basket for crispy, low-fat fried foods, and its grill grate is large enough to cook six steaks at the same time.
Everstt’s unique pot is ideal for small kitchens with limited storage. It works as a conventional lidded pot, as well as a steamer, fryer, grill pan, and dutch oven by reconfiguring its various parts. And since it’s made from triple-seasoned cast iron, you can even use it over a campfire at temperatures up to 700ºF.
Most kitchen timers are pretty boring. But maker VALiMA wanted something unique and modern, so they set out to create a high-tech timer that looks more like a weapon from a science fiction movie than something you’d have lying around your kitchen utility drawer. We love the clicky sounds it makes as it spins.
Do you like your birthday cake with lots of layers? Then you need a proper tool to cut through all that cake and icing. Fred’s handsaw-shaped cake cutter should do the trick quite nicely while adding a fun new item to your kitchen toolbox. Its gently-serrated edge also makes quick work of heads of lettuce.
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.