Cuisine Technology

The 7 Best Pizza Cutters for Easy Slicing in 2021

There’s just about nothing better than homemade pizza, and there’s something for everyone. Maybe you prefer a gooey, cheesy, melty Chicago-style deep dish pie, or a gourmet California-style pizza featuring the freshest local produce. You might be...

The Absolute Best Portable Induction Cooktops for 2021

Beloved by food bloggers, college students, studio dwellers, shabu shabu lovers, and passionate home cooks alike, portable induction cooktops offer incredible flexibility that you’ll never find with a traditional stove.

The 7 Best Candy Thermometers for 2021

When you’re making candy, knowing its precise temperature at any given time is vitally important. This isn’t like some other foods, where being off by 10° F or so isn’t a big deal. In fact, it’s just a 10° difference between the upper end of soft...

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The 7 Best Candy Thermometers for 2021

When you’re making candy, knowing its precise temperature at any given time is vitally important. This isn’t like some other foods, where being off by 10° F or so isn’t a big deal. In fact, it’s just a 10° difference...

PolyScience Smoking Gun Hands-On Review

We’ve all been there: you want to do something new and creative in the kitchen, but you feel like you’ve exhausted all of your ideas. After all, there are only so many ways that you can play with familiar flavors and...

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Unique Gifts for Foodies in 2021

Let’s face it: food lovers are hard to shop for. Sure, it’s easy to find gadgets that are fun for a day… but how often will someone actually use that banana slicer or pair of herb scissors? (If the home chef in question...

The 11 Best Smart Kettles for 2021

When you start to get serious about your tea or coffee, you quickly realize that the brewing temperature matters a lot. Just pouring boiling water over your tea or into your French press may work for some things, but...

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The 7 Best Steam Ovens for 2021

Someday, we may all look back on 2020 as the year that everybody started learning to bake bread. If you’re among the many who ended up with a new sourdough hobby, you’ve probably started to understand the value of steam...

The 5 Best Sous Vide Racks in 2021

There are two main issues with attempting to cook multiple packages at once in a sous vide water bath. First, some foods will naturally want to float during the cooking process, even if you use a vacuum sealer. Second...

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The 7 Best Sous Vide Weights in 2021

Sous vide cooking relies on water’s ability to transmit heat more effectively than air can. As a result, it’s incredibly important that your bags of food stay completely underwater in the sous vide bath. Any part...