Gadget of the Week

Gadgets For Your Garlic

Food Republic simplifies your garlic experience
Sep 26, 2011 9:01 am
garlic gadgets
Photo: lightlady on Flickr

If you love garlic (especially what it does for your romantic life) but hate the busy work associated with cooking it, then stay tuned. We’ve rounded up five useful garlic gadgets for all lovers of alium sativum that'll get you out of the kitchen and face-down in a steaming, pungent bowl of whatever you're making faster than your date can hit the fake-a-call...

Gadget of the Week: Kitchen Space Savers

Now there's always room for one more kitchen gadget
Sep 19, 2011 2:01 pm
magnetic knives
gsputrich on Flickr

There are so many space-saver gadgets on the market, it can be difficult to know which ones are actually helpful and which ones will just take up more space. That’s why we’re bringing you this Gadget of the Week roundup for kitchen space savers, one shiny new toy at a time.

Magnetic Knife Bar
It’s time to forget everything you know...

There's a Widget in My Guinness

Making every sip feel like the first
Sep 5, 2011 10:01 am
Guinness beer
Photo: Edans on Flickr

If you’ve ever wondered what that little plastic piece floating around in your Guinness bottle is, then look no further! We’re here to give you the DL on these little wonderful creations. If you’ve never noticed that little plastic piece floating around in your Guinness bottle, then you aren’t giving Guinness your full, undivided attention (shame on you).

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Top 5 Kitchen Gadget Fails

Want more stuff you don't need? Look no further
Aug 29, 2011 10:01 am
Darren Foreman on Flickr

Ah, kitchen gadgets. Not only do they make our lives easier, but some of them are just plain fun. When Food Republic comes across these new and improved kitchen accessories, we like to share them here in an effort to make cooking easier for you. Every so often, however, some "tools" roll through that leave us shaking our heads. Like these five gadget fails, for...

Electronic Wine Openers

When it's wine time, let technology do the work
Aug 22, 2011 12:16 pm
electronic wine opener
Photo: Peugeot.com

In this day and age, there’s really no reason for hard labor around the house. There are robots or electrical devices for just about everything. From Roomba vacuums to hi-speed dishwashers, the house practically runs itself. So why are you still opening your own wine...

Home Composter Picks

Convert your garbage into "black gold," naturally
Aug 15, 2011 2:31 pm
home composting
Photo: Flashy Soup Can on Flickr

Do you toss your eggshells, rotten vegetables and yard trimmings? While we're on the topic, do you dread having to buy compost every season to nourish your grass or garden? If you're looking for a way to save money, help the environment and grow the biggest freakin' garden tomato possible, you may want to consider starting your own compost pile. For all of...

Favorite New Gadget: Toastabags

A sandwich in a toaster? There's a bag for that
Aug 8, 2011 11:16 am
Photo credit: Toastabags

The Gadget: Toastabags

The Price: $6.33 for a pack of two

The Story: How great would it be if cooked food just popped into existence? Of course, the development of the Pop-Tart was groundbreaking (Whoa! A toastable tart!) but besides that, the pop-up toaster is really only good for sliced bread...

I Am The Seltzer Man

One carbonated water-lover's enlightening
Aug 1, 2011 10:31 am
carbonate your own water
Photo: ohmeaghan on Flickr

If I am going to die because of the overconsumption of one thing, it will be this: juice and seltzer.

I chug orange juice with seltzer, grapefruit juice with seltzer, cider with seltzer, or combinations of the above (always with seltzer) all the time. It gets me started and through each and every day. What coffee and 3G are to you, juice and seltzer are to...

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