Food and Drink

Sheesh! Kabobs Anytime In The Microwave?

There is nothing like a good kabob to make a special meal. Usually you do this only when you are going to do some grilling. For most of us that limits making kabobs to the summer months and sometimes you'd just like to have them year round. Well, with a Lekue Kabob Cooker you can make them anytime in the microwave.

Move Over Grilled Cheese - Bourbon Chocolate Slices Have Hit The Scene

Can you imagine chocolate, packaged in the same way as conventional processed cheese slices? Yes, that’s what the innovative people at Japanese company, Bourbon, have created.

Sometimes Cooking Requires A Master Plan With A Master Pan

There are just times in life when you've just got too much cooking going on and can't stand the thought of washing all those pans. With a Master Pan you can make a master plan and cook an entire dinner in just one non-stick pan. There are five different compartments to allow you to make your meat and side dishes all at the same time -- and on just one burner.

Into Escargot? Grow Your Own!

Most of us only know snails as a pesky garden pest. To the French snails are a fine delicacy to be enjoyed at the start of a gourmet meal. Not all snails are edible or palatable so you can't just run out and gather a meal up off of the patio. However you can get a Grow Your Own Escargot Kit and start raising your own herd of tasty morsels.

Be Naughty: Give The Gift Of Coal This Christmas!

Once upon a time it was a common practice in some cultures to put a lump of coal in a naughty child's Christmas stocking and leave out the toys. The disappointment was supposed to give these children the incentive to be a good child in the year to come. While we don't do that anymore, you can have some fun giving someone a bag of You've Been Naughty Popcorn Coal this year.

Clever New Refrigerator Keeps Food Cold Sans Electricity

For the roughly 1.3 billion people around the globe who are currently living without electricity, a traditional refrigerator is not an option. Now, a team of students from the University of Calgary has developed a refrigeration unit for storing perishables without the need for a power source.

Treat Yourself To A Bit Of Rattlesnake Or Alligator

With the holidays here your heart and mind are probably fixated on food. All the traditional stuff is great, of course, but sometimes you want something different. Let me introduce you to Mountain America Jerky. This is a mail order company that will REALLY let you try something new and different. A can of rattlesnake or alligator meat would barely scratch the surface of their offerings.

This Hanukkah Bring Your Menorah Into The 21st Century!

It is nearly time to light the candles again for Jews all over the world. Of course this can be a fire hazard -- especially for those with a klutz in the house. So it may just be time to go digital -- well, sort of. This cute 8-Bit Light-Up Menorah will allow you to stay safe from fire AND totally geek up your Hanukkah! Live long and play with your dreidel.

Get All Jammed Up With Bacon

With all due respect to our little piggy friends, one of the main reasons that many of us don't become vegetarians is because of bacon. To us it is the food of the gods. It is an amazingly versatile source of protein, fat, and those all-important nitrates. There are many ways to get your bacon fix, but one of the most creative ways may just be The Bacon Jams.


Time To Say Amen For Ramen!

Many of us have relied on dried ramen noodles to help us get through times of financial hardship. Some of those packets still cost less than a dollar for a quick meal. But we are grown up now and it is time to take those Asian noodles to the real level. We need to make them fresh with our own O-Uchi de Ramenya ("Ramen Restaurant in your Home").

Edible Gold Leaf Wrapped KitKat Could Be The Richest Chocolate Yet

Japan's upscale KitKat Chocolatory stores recently welcomed their one millionth visitor and to celebrate the milestone, Nestle Japan is offering 500 very special KitKat bars individually wrapped in edible gold leaf.

Is It Christmas Yeti?

People have been searching for the yeti for hundreds of years and there appears to be a real motivation behind those searches -- the meat. It is apparently the secret behind the Sherpas' ability to climb so easily at such high altitudes. Canned Yeti Meat is one kind of meat that Oscar Meyer doesn't pack and ship, and one that isn't readily available at your deli counter.

Comfort From A Toaster: Grilled Cheese In A Bag

If there is one comfort food that most of us love, especially during the winter, it is a grilled cheese sandwich. Especially when accompanied by a bowl of tomato soup. The big problem is that it can take some serious time to get it all together. With Toaster Grilled Cheese Bags you can make your sandwiches in the toaster quickly and easily.

The Battle For Breakfast: Get A Death Star Waffle Maker

Popular culture is buzzing over the next Star Wars movie slated to come out next month. One great way to celebrate that galaxy far, far away is to get out the maple syrup and a fork and enjoy a waffle. In this case that would be a waffle made at home in your very own Death Star Waffle Maker! It is a comfort food way to embrace the Dark Side.

Hydro Flask's Vacuum Insulated Technology Keeps Your Hots Hot and Your Colds Cold

Thermoses have been using vacuum insulated technology since the 1890s to keep your beverages the temperature at which they're meant to be consumed. However, as with anything, someone will eventually do it better, and Hydro Flask is the "do it better" product of the thermos world.