November 11, 2005
It's not everyday you get to pick a new clock for your kitchen, but when you do you had better pick wisely. The Rustic Coffee Wall Clock has all the makings of a potential wall clock for your kitchen.
The clock features hand painted hydrastone decorated with images of your favorite coffee drinks and is perfect for the coffee junkie within. We think if you like coffee and also want something different, you can't miss with this clock.
At Rustic Coffee Wall Clock
November 10, 2005
It seems like I've overlooked the amazing powers of the auto-spice measuring system in the past. I've seen too many knock offs of this system that simply doesn't measure up I guess. With the Auto-Measure spice carousel you can store and access 12 favorite spices quickly and easily. You can also dispense spices in 1/4 tsp. increments — no measuring spoons needed. The auto spice carousel is fully stackable for easy storage of 24, 36 or 48 different spices. You can even mount it under a cabinet or shelf. For freestyle cooking, you can also use the convenient shaker top or the large opening for volume pouring.
At Auto-Measure Spice Carousel
November 8, 2005
The new stainless steel utensil holder with spoon rest has three compartments for organizing kitchen tools. A shallow front compartment holds shorter tools, like can openers. Two deep compartments neatly store tall items. A detachable spoon rest is always in reach at the front of the holder. The only bummer? The utensils aren't included. :-( Oh well that does make sense but I do love the brushed chrome spatula.
- includes detachable stainless steel spoon rest
- compartments for small and large utensils
- slim oval design fits more tools in less space
November 7, 2005
We love to froth our milk. We simply take a shot or two of skim milk, nuke it in the microwave for 34 seconds, and then froth away. The Aerolatte Milk Frother is the next generation of milk frothers with a satin finish; no pumping, no propellers and definitely no steam. The Aerolatte's innovative whisk head takes just 30 seconds to whisk milk into rich, thick foam. So if you add the microwave, and then the froth - it's about 1 minute for great cappuccino without having to heat up your espresso machine frother and much less mess, and it even includes batteries.
November 1, 2005
What's not to love about a burner with no burn? Perfect ramen noodles - that's what! Odd things from Japan has found the only Ramen noodle timer we know of in existence.
This kitchen burner-shaped device is an "Instant Noodles Timer". Once you poured the boiling water, you place the cup on the timer, which automatically shows a red light on. Then you turn the handle into either 3 or 4 minutes and wait (since we are in Japan though, I think there should be options like "3 minutes and 6 seconds"). When the time has passed, you'll hear a chime announcing that your noodles are ready.I wondered if people really purchased this, and found out that it was very popular, to the extent that it was the top product in July. I also investigated if it could be used for other purposes but ... nope, it's only for cup noodles!
At Odd things from Japan at Instant Noodle Timers
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October 31, 2005
You've come to expect automatic faucets on your travels - why not in your kitchen? We think this is a killer way to keep your faucet clean while you cut up meat (especially nasty chicken!).
The EZ Faucet - EZF001C™ has a built-in infrared sensor that turns your water on automatically when you put your hands in front of it, making it easy to use for children, seniors, or just busy people whose hands are full or dirty. The EZ Faucet is powered by four AAA batteries (sold separately).
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) agrees that hand washing is an important means of preventing the spread of infection. Keeping your faucet clean and avoiding touching it are smart ways to prevent cross-contamination. The EZ Faucet also conserves water by stopping water from running when not in use, a smart idea for any home with kids!
At The EZ Faucet - EZF001C
October 28, 2005
Why buy a grater and cheese when you can just get the Gira & Gratta Rotary Cheese Grinder. The new cheese-grater comes packed with Grana Padano cheese and features the twist and grind we've all come to love from cheese-graters.
From Italy comes a new design in cheese-grater fun, the Gira & Gratta Rotary Cheese Grinder.Inside the bottle is a fresh block of Grana Padano cheese, with a twist-style cheese grater cap. It allows pasta lovers to enjoy a convenient way of dispensing freshly grated Grana Padano cheese in a hygienic and stay-fresh format.Agriform Scarl, the product's marketer, says in its product literature, "litle consumers like its easy and funny use." Great, but what about us big consumers?Each container comes with 250g of cheese, and retails for €4.50 ($5.45 USD)
Via Junk Food Blog
October 26, 2005
Who doesn't need their own personal grain mill? I ask you - who doesn't? If you insist on fresh juice because you know that is provides you with the maximum nutritional value. Why should you settle for less with your flour?
The German-engineered Wolfgang is a Grain Mill is a height of only 13.25 inches allowing it to fit easily into your kitchen. It can grind 3.5 ounces of grain in the finest flour every minute. Its extremely hard ceramic/corundum millstones and strong industrial motor ensure maximum performance for years to come. It is made in Germany with solid Beechwood cabinetry.
At Tribest Life: Wolfgang Grain Mill
October 24, 2005
Need some fresh wheatgrass? Need a lot of fresh wheatgrass? The Tribest Life: FL-2000 may be for you. The Tribest's FreshLife Sprouter is automatic, easy to use, and costs only pennies a day to run. It delivers a continous supply of fresh water and air to provide a simple, convenient way to grow fresh, tender and natural live sprouts in the convenience of your own home. When you use organic seeds, you will especially enjoy fresh sprouts free from chemicals or pesticides. Sprouter features an automatic sprinkling system to produce fresh, nutritious and tender sprouts. FreshLife Sprouter enables you to grow your own nutritional sprouts and wheatgrass. Wheatgrass has been proven to be one of the most nutritional foods on the earth and we love to have some each morning. I think now we can.
At Tribest Life: FL-2000
Okay - we know it's $38 bucks but it sure does look amazing. It says it makes perfectly sliced apples, but we aren't SOLD yet. Maybe someone could pick this up for us? :-)
Position this ingenious disc-shaped slicer on any apple and rotate to release perfect slices for snacking or cooking. Don't need a whole apple at once? Just leave the disc pressed against the fruit, and it will not dry out or turn brown. Made of stainless steel. Dishwasher safe.
Via Popgadget at MOMA