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Cast Iron Cookware Restored by Best Made Co.
A longtime staple in kitchens and mess-kits across the US and worldwide, cast iron cookware is lauded for its durability, simplicity and downright great cooking experience. Around 100 years ago, production of cast iron cookware in the US was in...
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Off Piste: A Ride Across America, Part 4 of 5
To really get a feel for a foreign place, completely immersing yourself is often the only option—and what better way to do so than camping, cooking and enjoying some local fare. When we weren't indulging in Louisiana boudin and Mississippi BBQ buffets...
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Six Essentials for Fall Camping
Summer may be the traditional season to toss a tent into the car and take off toward the horizon, but fall camping has its advantages. Not only are there are fewer crowds at popular locales, but nothing enhances the taste of hot coffee quite like being...
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Maison & Objet Autumn 2013: Kitchenware
All kinds of new approaches to cooking and kitchenware were on offer in the renewed COOK+DESIGN exhibit at Maison & Objet in Paris this year, and many of the most eye-catching designs were also often the most functional. An evident theme throughout...
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Interview: Peter Hames of Falcon Enamelware
by Richard Prime As with almost any design segment or discipline, the classics never go out of style. Be it a line of design thinking like Bauhaus, the never-ending resurgence and reinvention of pastel tones in fashion and interiors or, in some...
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Kuhn Rikon Ratchet Grinder
A lot of ingenuity is required to rework a classic. Swiss company Kuhn Rikon recently had in-house designer Philipp Beyeler take on the iconic pepper grinder to create a fun design object informed by contemporary materials and ergonomics. The ratchet...
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Alessi Essentiel de Pâtisserie Cookware
Award-winning industrial designer Matali Crasset's new collection for Alessi, aptly called Essentiel de Pâtisserie, distills her research and time spent observing renowned French pastry chef Pierre Hermé into must-have instruments for...
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Bodum Clara Borosilicate Kettle
Made from near-indestructible borosilicate glass, Bodum's new Clara kettle makes tea time into a better-tasting and more visual experience. The non-porous glass doesn't give off any odors or flavors, which is a must for the more delicate white...
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Herb Snips
Essentially a pair of scissors with multiple parallel blades, herb snips effortlessly expedite the tiresome act of mincing. With their help, scallions or other fresh herbs can instantly transform into a manageable, chopped pile. This take on herb...
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SL16 Noooodle by Konstatin Slawinksi
For people like me who never know how much pasta to cook (it's always either too much or too little and I'm either unsatiated or have two days of leftovers), Konstatin Slawinski of ding3000 solves the issue with his SL16 Noooodle, a chrome...
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Toaster Challenge
The household toaster serves a simple purpose, but some models do it better than others. At CH we take this responsibility very seriously, and in hopes of separating the best from the average, we recently pitted four models from different manufacturers...
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Famos Peeler
Sometimes the elegance of an object is perfectly on par with its level of performance. Such is the case with the German-made Famos Peeler, which features a sturdy blade that's ideal for the hard stuff (parmesean, chocolate) but works equally well...
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Thanksgiving Cooking
Whether you're a consummate home chef or more of the reheat-and-serve school of cooking, having an arsenal of tools makes the daunting task of cooking a Thanksgiving meal easier and maybe even more fun. We've gathered some of latest and some...
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BBQ Extras
Minimalists might only need a small charcoal grill and a few beers for a successful BBQ, but for larger occasions (or maximalists), there are many, many accessories and appliances to amp up the grilling experience. A follow–up to our earlier...
TECH
Nine BBQs
The first step to mastering barbecue is choosing the right grill. We love the classic no-frills design of a Weber, but—from built-in sinks to slick stainless steel exteriors—there are a ton of other souped up options...
DESIGN
Art and Cook Kitchen Tools
Inspired by Nike Air technology, Art and Cook's O2 line of kitchen tools features patent-pending handles with ergonomic air pockets strategically positioned to protect hands from stresses and pressure. Made from either zinc or titanium the tools...
TECH
Superbowl Tailgating
With the Superbowl on Sunday in Miami you can be sure there will be plenty of tailgating going on. The smartest tailgating equipment we've seen, The Vulcan, is a waterproof cooler compartment, incorporating a BBQ grill and three-piece BBQ tool...
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2005 in Review: Evan's Favorite Food Stuff
These are some of the things we're still eating and using at CH HQ. Enjoy! 128 Tea MugsStarck Beer BottleVooDoo Knife HolderAlfajores CookiesCapogiro GelatoJune Taylor Organic JamsBouleMartin's PretzelsFran's Smoked Salt CarmelsCocoa...
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Carafe from 366cm
Imagine all of time you can save with this carafe, which allows you to pour two glasses at the same time. For novelty or expeditious serving the creative minds at 366cm never cease to impress us. Availble online for €37 from 366cm...
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Get the Scoop
The Nuscüp, that is. We love this new multi-function measuring cup, designed by Pollen Design (designers of the Rabbit corkscrew) for the Swiss kitchenwares company Dalla Piazza. It is easy to use, ergonomic, and very sturdy. Your...
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New Seal-a-Meal Vacuum Food Sealers
If you're not familiar with vacuum food sealers take note. They are a great way to store food and ingredients (no more dried out brown sugar, for example), and one of the easiest ways to cook or reheat food. Seal-a-Meal has a few new food sealers...
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Schaschlik Knife Block
Designed by Martin Robitsch, the Schaschlik knife block holds your blades without having to worry about fitting them in the right slot. Made from bamboo skewers, you can keep your equipment neat or mesy-- whatever suits your kitchen style. $110...
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Flame-top Ceramic Cookware
I have several pots that I love to cook with. Some can also store or reheat the food the day after. Emile Henry has just introduced its new Flame-top Ceramic cookware and it looks pretty amazing. It's ceramic, but it solves an age-old issue with...
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TheFoodLoop
Florence Fabricant wrote about TheFoodLoop in yesterday's New York Times and it's a great little invention: A simple worm-like heat-resistant reusable silicone fastener that you use to keep food together when you cook it. Unlike string or...
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