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49 Smart Food Gadgets

From Hyper-Connected Ovens to Novelty Waffle Makers

— June 29, 2015 — Lifestyle
These smart food gadgets make DIY food prep easy for those with an appreciation for homemade meals. Inspired by a generation of budget-conscious food bloggers, aspiring chefs are creating tasty recipes while saving money in the process.

From delicious mini meals to hybrid breakfast recipes, today's DIY food creations are no longer on the traditional side but are instead sophisticated and gourmet-themed. Made with both taste and convenience in mind, these recipes often require the help of a smart food gadget.

The products don't only appeal to niche tastes but also cut food prep time in half, appealing to today's generation of busy professionals. Standouts include novelty waffle makers and DIY candy machines along with popcorn making devices that reference a nostalgic theme. Other favorites are more intuitive to technology and include microwaves ovens, meat grilling tools and multi-tasking toasters that ensure food is cooked, steamed and grilled to perfection. Ultimately these products make even the most amateur of chefs confident in their food prep skills.
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App-Controlled Scales
App-Controlled Scales
'GeniScale' is a Multifunctional Scale for Kitchens, Bathrooms and More
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Molecular Frosting Tools
Molecular Frosting Tools
Molecule R's Siphon R-Evolution Set Helps Users Enhance Taste and Texture
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Heart-Shaped Waffle Makers
Heart-Shaped Waffle Makers
The Chef's Choice M840 WafflePro Express is a Must for Valentine's Day
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Dessert Sandwich Makers
Dessert Sandwich Makers
These Ice Cream Sandwich Makers Make Icy Treats At Home
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Healthy Cooking Contraptions
Healthy Cooking Contraptions
The 'Mellow' Cooker Uses Sous-Vide Cooking to Produce Meals to Order
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High-Nutrient Smoothie Machines
High-Nutrient Smoothie Machines
The Nutribullet Extracts High Nutritional Value From Ingredients
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Hyperconnected Ovens
Hyperconnected Ovens
The Electrolux Smart Oven's Camera Lets You See Dishes Cooking Via Smartphone
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Robotic Bread Browners
Robotic Bread Browners
The Automatic Toast Machine Enhances the Technology of Breakfast Prep
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Waffle-Making Pancake Pans
Waffle-Making Pancake Pans
Nordic Ware's Pancake Pan Makes Miniature Waffle-Like Pancakes
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Futuristic Food Slicers
Futuristic Food Slicers
For Quick Cooking, the Blitz Laser Device Does All of Your Dicing for You
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Whimsical Waffle Makers
Whimsical Waffle Makers
This Animal Waffle Maker Will Keep Breakfasts Exciting
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App-Controlled Ovens
App-Controlled Ovens
The 'June Intelligent Oven' is a Countertop Appliance for Small Spaces
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Intelligently Timed Grills
Intelligently Timed Grills
This Smart Cooker Makes Your Food Perfectly Every Single Time
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Formula-Automating Appliances
Formula-Automating Appliances
This Automatic Baby Formula Maker is Perfect for Parents On the Go
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Transparent Bread Browners
Transparent Bread Browners
See-Through Toaster Shows When Your Slices are Prepared to Preference
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Taste-Preserving Microwaves
Taste-Preserving Microwaves
This Futuristic Microwave Uses Solid-State Radio Frequency Technology
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Heart-Shaped Waffle Makers
Heart-Shaped Waffle Makers
The Babycakes Waffle Maker is Perfect for Romantic Weekend Breakfasts
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Geometric Grain Makers
Geometric Grain Makers
The RiceCube is as Rationally Sculpted as an Appliance Can Be
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Disney-Inspired Waffle Makers
Disney-Inspired Waffle Makers
Make Some Mickey Waffles with This Disney-Inspired Kitchen Appliance
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Quick-Cooking Ovens
Quick-Cooking Ovens
The Uuni 2 Pizza Oven is an Affordable Alternative to Wood-Fired Designs
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Multi-Purpose Hot Plates
Multi-Purpose Hot Plates
The Folding Iron Acts as a Clothes Press and Portable Heater
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Cyclonic Microwave Appliances
Cyclonic Microwave Appliances
Panasonic's New Microwave Transmits Cyclonic Waves for Even Heat
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Collapsible Cookware
Collapsible Cookware
The 'Sea to Summit X-Pot' Makes It Easy to Prepare Food While Traveling
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Mobile Microwave Devices
Mobile Microwave Devices
The Mediumwave Will Increase Your Stay-In Movie Nights
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Countdown Bread Browners
Countdown Bread Browners
Timer Toaster Helps You Discover the Precise Duration of Your Preference
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Personal Chef Robots
Personal Chef Robots
This Kitchen Gadget Will Cook Up Your Favorite Meals in a Snap
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Precise Hybrid Cookers
Precise Hybrid Cookers
This Cooking Device Blends Sous Vide and Countertop Grill
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Sleek Ultra-Functional Mixers
Sleek Ultra-Functional Mixers
The 'KÜMA – 15' Mixer Works as a Scale and Mixer Simultan
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Homemade Candy Kits
Homemade Candy Kits
A DIY Lollipop Set Helps Make Healthier Sweets for Halloween and Year-Round
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Eco-Friendly Dinnerware
Eco-Friendly Dinnerware
The uHeat Hot Plate Keeps Food Warm Without Electricity
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Campfire Grilling Tools
Campfire Grilling Tools
The Pitt-Grill Makes Campfire Cooking an Easier Experience
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Artillery Popcorn Projectile Poppers
Artillery Popcorn Projectile Poppers
Make Great Popcorn with the Cannon Popcorn Maker
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Tubular Popcorn Machines
Tubular Popcorn Machines
This Fun Popcorn Making Machine Turns Snacking into Entertainment
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Multitasking Waffle Makers
Multitasking Waffle Makers
The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Skillet Makes Breakfast Easier and Simpler
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Humidifying Toaster Ovens
Humidifying Toaster Ovens
The New Appliance from 'Balmuda' Helps to Keep Toast Soft and Fluffy
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Automated Cooking Robots
Automated Cooking Robots
The Fresh Food-Preparing Sereneti Cooki Device Launched at CES 2015
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Broth-Blending Appliances
Broth-Blending Appliances
The Cuisineart Blend and Cook Soup Maker is a Winter Must-Have
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Hourglass Coffee Machines
Hourglass Coffee Machines
This Automatic Coffee Machine by Chemex Boasts Ultra Precise Brewing
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Fuel-Free Cookers
Fuel-Free Cookers
This Portable Solar Grill Can Cook Food Even at Night with Clean Energy
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Perfect Timing Snack Machines
Perfect Timing Snack Machines
The Snack Master Toaster from UNOLD Is a One-Stop Gadget
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Multitasking Kettle Toasters
Multitasking Kettle Toasters
The Baking Pot Functions as Both a Coffee Pot and a Toaster
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3D Food Printers
3D Food Printers
XYZPrinting's $2,000 Printer Makes Dough-Based Foods
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Bluetooth Heat Plates
Bluetooth Heat Plates
Tommi Moilanen Designs a Mobile Induction Food Warmer
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Heated Smart Mugs
Heated Smart Mugs
This Wireless Heated Mug Employs Nanotechnology to Stay Warm
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Mobile Breakfast Makers
Mobile Breakfast Makers
The Tefal Mini Toaster Merges the Waffle Maker and the Bread Browner
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Malleable Bread Makers
Malleable Bread Makers
The Lekue Silicone Bread Maker Doubles Up as a Bowl and Cooking Pan
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Lollipop Waffle Makers
Lollipop Waffle Makers
The Lolly Waffle Maker is the George Forman Grill for Sweets
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Wall-Mounted Slice Slots
Wall-Mounted Slice Slots
The Slim Toaster is a Space Age Solution to Reducing Countertop Clutter
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