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Kitchen Appliances
Wade Ceramics Milton Brook Mortar and Pestle

Once you’ve outfitted your home with some essential kitchen gear, another item that’s fun to own is a mortar and pestle. They’re great for grinding whole spices, crushing fresh herbs, preparing dry rubs for backyard cooking, making fresh salsa/guacamole/hummus/etc, and more. This iconic mortar and pestle from Wade Ceramics’ Milton Brook collection is a beautiful […]

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Kitchen Gizmo Simplified Sous Vide Immersion Circulator

For those who want to try sous vide cooking but find the price tag for a nice immersion cooker just a bit too high — for example, the $169 Anova 900-watt, which we briefly mentioned here — the Kitchen Gizmo sous vide machine is a not-as-fancy-but-still-reliable alternative that’s also easier on the wallet at $100 […]

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Pre-order the Anova Precision Cooker Nano

I guess I’ve got sous vide on the mind lately. The other day I wrote about the Kitchen Gizmo sous vide machine for the budget-minded, and today I’ll point your attention to Anova’s own upcoming competitor in that space: the Precision Cooker Nano. Clocking in at 25% smaller and a pound lighter than their previous […]

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OXO Good Grips POP Cereal Dispensing Containers

Suppose you come from a cereal-loving family with varying tastes and rates of speed when it comes to finishing a given box. Or, maybe you live a weird life where you bounce from campground to campground with the chance of being struck by an ant invasion at any time. (Not that I, uh, have any […]

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Manual Coffeemaker Nº3 [Kickstarter]

As part of the Kickstarter Gold showcase taking place until July 31st, 2017, the creators of the popular Manual Coffeemaker Nº1 Kickstarter project — along with its subsequent edition, the Nº2 — are back with the Coffeemaker Nº3, a double-walled, hand-blown glass pitcher with a natural cork lid that can do any of three whole-pot […]

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American Press Coffee Maker

The American Press is a single-serve coffee maker created by a guy named Alex Albanese, with a design that falls somewhere between an AeroPress and a classic French press. Here’s how it works: You fill the internal brew basket with your coffee grounds of choice (medium-fine to coarse works best). This “pod” has micro-mesh filters […]

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Yield Design’s Glass French Press Coffee Maker

Perhaps you consider yourself something of a purist when it comes to coffee makers (“What’s all this “American Press” business? Thes kids and their newfangled contraptions…”) but still appreciate owning beautiful versions of things. If that hits close to home, then you ought to check out this glass French press by Florida-based studio Yield Design. […]

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Induxpert 1800-Watt Portable Induction Cooktop

I feel like I’ve been talking about Andrew Rea’s Binging With Babish YouTube cooking show a lot lately. Will I apologize for it though? Nope! If you watch his show, you’ll notice that the Induxpert 1800-watt induction cooker appears in most of the episodes. I presume he picked one of these up because it was […]

OXO Good Grips Twisting Tea Ball

For most of my life I’ve brewed tea primarily with teabags. It’s only been more in the last year or so that I’ve discovered the joys of loose-leaf teas, namely because 1) they’re fresher and thus taste better, and 2) they’re less wasteful. Brewing loose-leaf tea requires a little more in the way of gear […]