Tag Archives: Cooking

We Don’t Even Need To Tell You Why You Need This Fallout Cookbook

Have you ever play a video game and thought about where can you get those food in real life? Obviously, it is easy if the game is, say, GTA, but not quite if it is a sci-fi video game and one that is set in a time after a nasty nuclear fallout like the video game Fallout. Actually not quite because, the Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook (Insight Editions, ISBN-13 978-1683833970) will have your acquired taste for post-apocalypse delicacies covered. Continue reading We Don’t Even Need To Tell You Why You Need This Fallout Cookbook

Anova Precision Cooker Turns Anyone Into A Sous Vide Expert

sous vide (French for “under vacuum”) may appear as an easy way of cooking healthy and tasty food, but in actual fact, this age-old technique not only requires precise temperature control, but also consistent temperature throughout at a given time. you may think, ‘i can do that’ and we are not going to dispute that, but the question remains: will the sous vide dishes taste as good as they should, like what you will savor in a high-end restaurant? well, this is where Anova Precision Cooker comes in. it is here with the aim to help you to produce that restaurant quality sous vide dishes, by eliminating the guesswork and doing so without breaking the bank. achieving the desired quality is as simple as attaching the Anova Precision Cooker to a pot and setting the time and temp. of course, in between you have to prepare your food and ingredients, lock them in a sealable bag and clip it to the pot. when ready, just hit the start button and you are pretty much all set. Continue reading Anova Precision Cooker Turns Anyone Into A Sous Vide Expert

Range Smart Thermometer

let’s face it: not everyone is born a chef. cooking while not atomic science, involves some form of inborn talent such as the ability to manipulate the herbs and spices, and most importantly, the feel of when the food is at the right heat. you can easier get coaching off the Internet for the former, but the latter is really something you have to have it in you, but with the Range Smart Thermometer, it replaces your “gut feel” with a thermometer which works in conjunction with a dedicated app to tell you when the time is right. available in two models, a three-inch pointed thermometer for inserting into meats, and a six-inch version that has the length suitable for placing in deep pots. whichever you choose, the ultimate goal is the same: to ensure you get alerted when your food is almost ready and between those times, you can have the freedom of mingling with the early guests, run to the local convenience for drinks or whatever, while not having to worry about overcooked food. Continue reading Range Smart Thermometer

BBQ Bruce Handrail Grill

what is love by most people (if not all)? BBQ. what is the thing that not all people have? a backyard. bugger. this means non-landed home owner will be missing out the great tradition of BBQ parties. well, at least not without having to share a common pasture with loads of other strangers, but that was before BBQ Bruce Handrail Grill designed by Hendrik Drecker came along. Bruce is a space-saving BBQ-at-your-balcony solution that hangs on the handrail or mount to the wall of your balcony, thus freeing up precious space on your balcony for your guests to mingle and presumably, to enjoy the picture perfect view. as awesome as it is, the BBQ Bruce Handrail Grill won’t help much if you don’t even have a balcony. Continue reading BBQ Bruce Handrail Grill

The Truck Food Cookbook

The Truck Food Cookbook
The Truck Food Cookbook | US$18.95 | www.workman.com

when you are on the run, you literally survive off the food serves from food trucks and with good reasons too: the streets of American are choke-full of food trucks that will let you grab a quick bite or two when you are pressing for time. despite being served off trucks, there are actually some really good, delectable food that you probably still dream and salivate over while in your dreamland. stay home a day too long and you’d be strike with an unbearable withdrawal syndrome for not being able to taste those food but fret not cos’ help is here. Continue reading The Truck Food Cookbook

Quirky Sliders

Quirky Sliders
Quirky Sliders | US$24.99 | www.quirky.com

it is the time of the year again, a time where you take your cooking to your backyard and have a blast with the people you care about. however, most of the time, we do so with quite an amount of risk, especially when BBQ-ing. you know, the burn from the heat and the stabs from the skewers et cetera. you may be one of the few that escapes the stabs and pokes unleashed by your skewers but one thing you will still nod in agreement is the process of dislodging the delicious meat from a skewer is no easy feat. Continue reading Quirky Sliders

City Boy Picnic Grill

City Boy Picnic GrillCity Boy Picnic Grill | US$229.00 | www.finnishdesignshop.us

a picnic can be a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of big city living but then again, why should we be treating ourselves to sandwich that we have been eating all this while in the office? kind of sucks, don’t you think so? what we need is some real meat that form part of our burger loving culture and when we say burgers, we mean freshly grilled meat slapped between two pieces of nice, soft buns and not those shrink wrapped cold, crumpled items that you grab off the shelves of 7-11. Continue reading City Boy Picnic Grill

BBQ for Men by lhooq

BBQ for Men by lhooq
(photos: via Uncrate) BBQ for Men by lhooq | from US$950.00 | www.lhooqdesign.com

ever since the invention of industrial barrel, people has found many other use for it besides dumping oil and chemical in it. among those different uses, turning it into a BBQ grill, along with using it as a fire pit, rank among the most popular alternative usages. however, unless you have the required skills and handy tools, you probably can’t create one for yourself. luckily, there’s the BBQ for Men by lhooq to fill that void. with a price tag of $950, you will score yourself an industrial barrel repurposed into a stylish BBQ grill sporting a cool royal blue paint job on the outside and a brass hue on the inside. Continue reading BBQ for Men by lhooq

La Caja China Roasting Box

La Caja China Roasting Box Model #1 - 70 lbs
(photos: La Caja) La Caja China Roasting Box | from US$239.00 | www.lacajachina.com

an outdoor BBQ event will not be complete without some good ole roasted dishes and for that, it calls for something like this cool looking roasting box from La Caja China. no. it is not from China but on the contrary, this smoking beauty here is made in the U.S. of A. available in three sizes: 18 lbs, 70 lbs and 100 lbs and with each roaster featuring charcoal pan and grid, large dripping pan, two stainless steel grills, four S/S hooks, marinating syringe, and two large metal handles – enclosed in a box made from BC plywood, lined with Marine Aluminum Gauge. Continue reading La Caja China Roasting Box

KettlePizza – wood-fired pizza at your backyard

KettlePizza
(photos: KettlePizza) KettlePizza | from US$129.95 | www.kettlepizza.com

have you ever wonder why grilled food goes well with a bottle of cold one on a hot sunny day at your backyard and not wood-fired pizzas? the answer is obvious but if it wasn’t, let us drop you a hint: you probably don’t have an easily storable wood-fire pit at your backyard. that’s why. however, you could change your routine beer-grill food practice into, you know, the beer-grilled food-pizza combo, if you have the KettlePizza. it is a stainless steel pizza oven that sits between the top and bottom of your standard round kettle grills, turning it into a pizza oven complete with a high temperature thermometer and a front opening for feeding/retrieving your pizza. Continue reading KettlePizza – wood-fired pizza at your backyard