Novelty Cooking

Consumers look for new ways to make home cooking enjoyable

As more people prepare meals in their own households, the demand for novelty cooking aids has increased. Consumers are buying gadgets that make food prep more fun or efficient, and as home cooking picks up steam--fueled by cooking shows--the need to cut back on budgets and an awareness for healthy diets also increases.
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Creative Cooking Contraptions - Kitchen Supplies That Exemplify & Enable Culinary Art
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Warm 57,418 Clicks Pub: May 25, 09
Creative Cooking Contraptions
Kitchen Supplies That Exemplify & Enable Culinary Art
Cooking is a beautiful art that keeps becoming more fun with each new innovation. These creative kitchen appliances from an array of designers (Philip Gilgen, Ki-hoon Yoo, Qingxiang Ou, Nate Braxton,… [More]
Mini Compost Systems - Conserving Made Easy with Jarst Tabletop Composts
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Warm 14,898 Clicks Pub: May 19, 09
Mini Compost Systems
Conserving Made Easy with Jarst Tabletop Composts
The Jarst tabletop composting system makes conserving easy. Designed as a flower pot with a steel drum and cap built inside, Jarst sits comfortably on top of any counter. The actual flower pot uses the… [More]
Placemat Stoves - The 'Cooka' Resembles a Table Mat
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Warm 29,067 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 09
Placemat Stoves
The 'Cooka' Resembles a Table Mat
The ‘Cooka’ is a unique and portable tabletop electrical cooking device that allows its users to cook wherever there is a table. Designed by Maurizio Maiorana, the ‘Cooka’ is a fold-up stove top mat that… [More]
Hand-Held Toasters - Portable Ceramic Bread Iron by Kim Been
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Average 37,796 Clicks Pub: Feb 22, 09
Hand-Held Toasters
Portable Ceramic Bread Iron by Kim Been
Here’s another hot toaster design, and this one is portable. Kim Been has developed this concept of a bread toaster that resembles a butter knife. You spread the heat with the iron-like ceramic unit. Illustrations… [More]
Color-Changing Kettles - The 'Creativi*tea Kettle' Fires Up With Heat
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Average 62,411 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 09
Color-Changing Kettles
The 'Creativi*tea Kettle' Fires Up With Heat
Spicing up the ordinary process of making tea, the Creativi*tea Kettle by Sarina Fiero ignites its color as the water heats within. Turning increasingly more luminous red, the intelligent teapot keeps… [More]
Shape-Shifting Dishwashers - Teo Kai Qiang's Electrolux LESF Plate Changes the Form of Your Di
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Warm 38,523 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 09
Shape-Shifting Dishwashers
Teo Kai Qiang's Electrolux LESF Plate Changes the Form of Your Di
This shape-shifting Electrolux LESF dishwasher by Teo Kai Qiang is an incredible technological feat in more ways than one. The concept uses Electrostatic Flocking in conjunction with plates embedded with… [More]
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