Beyond The Kitchen Sink Kitchen Gadgets and Food News

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Spatula

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Spatula

Oh those wacky minds over at ThinkGeek. The good news: the Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Spatula is less than 25 bucks. The bad news: it’s not available yet. The better news? They made a video to promote it. Check it out in all its Star Trekesque glory after the jump and “get ready to beam up that food from a hot pan to a hungry tummy.”

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July 25, 2013   No Comments

Make Your Own Cheese Kit

Complete Artisan Cheese Making Kit from Grow and Make

How cheese gets from the cow to the plate is a journey that many may be interested in. Not surprisingly, to get there involves a lot of things that start with the letter ‘c.’ That would include: cheese wax, cheese shaping mold, cheese cultures, cheesecloth, cheese salt, and a cheese brush.

And that doesn’t even take into account all the things that don’t start with ‘cheese!’ For example, where would someone get the other necessary ingredients and tools? Well, if after all that one still needs: rennet, calcium chloride, coloring, thermometer and a wax melting pot, they most certainly did not pick up the Complete Artisan Cheese Making Kit from Grow and Make.

Everything listed above is included in the DIY cheese-making kit. That is, everything but the cow and the milk.

Product Description:
A complete cheese making kit for the culinary artisan (does not include milk). Includes ingredients and instructions for making gouda, colby, monterey jack, mozzarella and ricotta cheese. Includes cheese wax, cheese shaping mold, rennet, cheese cultures, cheesecloth, cheese salt, calcium chloride, cheese brush & coloring, thermometer, wax melting pot

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July 23, 2013   No Comments

Domo Toaster

Domo Toaster by Pangea Brands

Butter, jam and sandwich meats in general should be very afraid. Here comes the Domo Toaster! But perhaps more frightening is wondering what took a bite out of the slice of Domo toast up there. Somehow, I suspect a certain kitten is involved…

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July 17, 2013   No Comments

Cinderella For Pat’s Chili Dogs

Cinderella 1983 commercial for Pat’s Chili Dogs in Philly. Thank you, internet.

When you’re hungry, we’re ready!

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July 15, 2013   No Comments

Chefspecs: See Clearly In The Kitchen

Chefspecs Reading Glasses With Case

Clearly, it is important to see be able to see clearly in the kitchen when handling hot objects and sharp implements. For a start there are the Chefspecs Reading Glasses With Case. The cheaters come in a range of magnification, from +1.25 to +3.00, and make it easy to read recipes, deal with gadgets or just look stylish while cooking.

The reading glasses come with a magnetic case that can be attached to the fridge for easy access. That little spoon logo on the side of the glasses is pretty sharp too. And speaking of clearly, the glasses come with an anti-fog cleaning gel and cloth.

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July 11, 2013   No Comments

Twinkies Tell The Truth

Twinkies:

Twinkies are back and this time they mean it. It is being reported that the iconic snack cake will have a shelf life of 45 days. Hostess Brands recently went through reorganization and it appeared that the fabled snack was in trouble. But you can’t keep a good sponge cake down. Or let it expire.

Somehow, without changing much (or any) of the 37 ingredients that go into a Twinkie, the shelf life has been increased from 26 days to 45 days. The new Hostess company says they still won’t last forever, but… yeah, right.

To participate in “The Sweetest Comeback In The History Of Ever” just visit your local grocery store. Twinkies are set to reappear on July 15th.

(Via AP)

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July 9, 2013   No Comments