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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Manly Kitchen Gadgets
Manly Kitchen Gadgets
The Pizza Boss 3000 Circular Saw Pie Cutter
The Pizza Boss 3000 has got to be the manliest way to slice through your pie. Another World Wide Fred design, it is made to look like a mini circular saw. The laser-etched blade is ultra-sharp and fully… MORE
Micro-Cube Kitchens
Micro-Cube Kitchens
The Portable Kitchen 'Opening' from Targa Italia
After researching effective uses of space for a modern city dweller, designers were able to come up with ‘Opening’ - a kitchen in a box. The full kitchen comes in two boxes, with stainless steel… MORE
Heart-Shaped Tea Sets
Heart-Shaped Tea Sets
Cup Full of Love Dishes Perfect for Valentine's Day
Warning! The amount of hearts in this article is not for the faint hearted! So why is this tea pot set just the perfect gift for Valentine's day? If you take a closer look, you'll see that every piece… MORE
Sculptural Tableware
Sculptural Tableware
Porcelain Carafes, Dishes & Flasks by Aldo Bakker
This porcelain tableware by Aldo Bakker is positively gorgeous. Each piece could stand on its own as a miniature sculpture to dress up your tablescape or kitchen counter. I’m happy to report, is that these… MORE
Simple Sushi Rollers
Simple Sushi Rollers
Osko+Deichmann Design Makes DIY Maki Rolls Easy
Sushi is delicious, but it’s pricey; this sushi roller from Osko+Deichmann lets anyone roll their own maki rolls at home easily. The Osko+Deichmann sushi roller will be shown in the ‘Kitchen Ecology’… MORE
Fruit-Specific Dishware
Fruit-Specific Dishware
Apple Dish Has Built-In Core Storage
This plate is made specifically for use while you are enjoying a fresh whole apple. There is a section molded into the shape of an apple bottom which will securely hold your fruit while you carry it to… MORE
Zen-Like Dishes
Zen-Like Dishes
'Buddha' Porcelain Tableware by Estudio Manus
This lovely 'Buddha' series of cups and teapots is made by Brazilian designer Estúdio Manus. Now you can sip your tea and let the Buddha in your tea cup remind you of the way of Zen--a little meditation… MORE
Elegant Egg Holders
Elegant Egg Holders
Containers To Display Your Food For Festive Easter Egg Brunches
With Easter coming up this weekend, we're looking at innovative egg holders that act as centerpieces for our festive brunches. The egg cups featured here are cute for Easter, but make exquisite additions… MORE
Designs for Clumsy Servers
Designs for Clumsy Servers
Finger-Grooved 'Drink Tray' Helps Balance Martinis
Designer Martino D’Esposito has a creative tray solution for new waiters who have not developed tray balancing skills yet. Think of it as bicycle training wheels for the tray. The ‘Drink Tray’ comes… MORE

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