Kitchen Gadgets

New West Knifeworks American-Made Cutlery Is a Cut Above the Competition

What do you look for in a knife? Is it steel quality, aesthetics of the blade or handle, balance, and ergonomics? Whatever it is you’re looking for in your next knife, New West Knifeworks has you covered with their gorgeously impressive G-Fusion knives. Made with high-performance powder steel and a beautiful yet comfortable handle, these knives deserve the highest praise.


Schmidt Brothers Cutlery Deserves a Turn in your Kitchen

Schmidt Brothers Cutlery is run by, you guessed it, a couple of brothers named Schmidt who have a passion for design and sharp knives. Jordan and Jared set out on a mission to improve the classic German steel knives and craft beautiful, functional knife blocks using fine woods. Based out of New Jersey, they trying to make quality knives affordable again.


Yoder Smokers Legendary Pellet Grills Get Smart with New S Series Line

How do you make one of the best pellet grills in the world even better? You make the grill smarter. Yoder Smokers has upgraded their controllers to a new Adaptive Control System (ACS) with two integrated food probes, added Wi-Fi connectivity via Fireboard Labs, and upgraded the igniter to a ceramic version capable of lighting twice as fast.


Gear Diary’s 2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and if you’ve been racking your brain for some great gifts that think outside of the sock drawer and toolbox, then we’ve got you covered. Regardless of your budget, this gift guide will have something perfect for the dads in your life.



Safera Sense Smart Cooking Sensor Can Help Distracted Cooks

What are three things a distracted cook needs to remember to do when preparing dinner? Setting a timer, turning on the vent hood, and watching over a hot stove come to mind, and the Safera Sense can help with all of those and more. Designed to monitor what’s happening at your stove, Safera Sense can help prevent kitchen fires.




The Breville Smart Oven Air Is the Multi-Threat Gadget Your Kitchen Needs

There are tons of countertop ovens on the market these days, but none as versatile as the Breville Smart Oven Air. With thirteen distinct cooking functions, you’d be hard pressed to find a more useful oven on the market. The Smart Oven Air features a 2-speed convection fan and Breville’s Element IQ technology. The Smart Oven Air retails for $409.95.



Make Room on Your Counter-Top for Gourmia’s Express Pot

Introducing Gourmia’s 6-Quart Express Pot Pressure Cooker. If you’ve been in the market for a faster, more efficient way of cooking all of the things instead of dirtying every pot in your kitchen, you really need to check out Gourmia’s latest product. Rivaling all things InstantPot, the Express Pot has made meal prepping for my family easier, for my dishwasher’s sake.


Home Depot’s Spring Black Friday Deals Are Here!

With Spring fully sprung, now’s the time to toss out the old, and get some new things, especially in your home. Luckily, Home Depot’s got your back. With specials going on all month, there are just a few more days left to catch their Spring Black Friday deals, and there’s plenty worth checking out.



Introducing the Corkcicle x Poketo Series of Tumblers

If you’ve been searching for a great way to transport your favorite beverage, be it water, soda, or even a spirit, Corkcicle has always been a go-to method of making sure that your items stay cold or warm for hours. We’ve covered a few of their products in the past, but their latest Poketo series is in a class all its own.


Hopsy Sub Compact Makes a Great (but Noisy) Addition to Your Bar at Home

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Hopsy SUB Compact, and I’ve been testing it for the last week. The SUB Compact is a beautiful and functional device that will be an excellent addition to any home bar as long as you have patience and can deal with the noise of the cooling fan. The Box The SUB Compact arrived in a large cardboard box which contained both the…


Artisan Revere Chef Knife Slices Through Their Kickstarter Goal

Have you ever heard of Super Steel? Well, me either, but supposedly it makes for amazing kitchen knives! Artisan Revere has crafted a chef knife using Elmax Super Steel that was designed and manufactured in the USA and I can’t wait to get my hands on it. The Artisan Revere Chef Knife has already surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal!


Calphalon’s Quartz Heat Countertop Oven Saves Energy & Cooks Quickly

If you live in a small space, or don’t want to use your full-sized oven for smaller items, you should certainly check out Calphalon’s Quartz Heat Countertop Oven. I’ve had a chance to check it out over the last few months, and not only is it a mainstay in my kitchen, but its do-all approach allows you to do a bit more cooking, faster.




Breville Smart Oven Pizzaiolo Hands-On Impressions Featuring Chef Dan Richer

Breville’s new Smart Oven Pizzaiolo is specially designed to make restaurant-quality pizza in your home kitchen; it’s the first domestic countertop oven that reaches 750F, similar to a brick oven.  Breville connected me with Dan Richer, chef and owner of Razza Pizza Artigianale, to give me a demonstration; I left impressed with both the oven and the chef.