26 Great ‘Search by Ingredient’ Websites
Originally posted in 2011:
I started this post by looking for a decent recipe search engine. One that would allow me to search by ingredient and match me up with the recipe that would best suit my pantry. As my research continued into November, it dawned on me that this would be an excellent resource for people looking to use all those Thanksgiving leftovers.
41 Culinary Podcasts Worth Subscribing To
I’ve been listening to podcasts for years. They are an excellent source of entertainment, education and many times inspiration. Over time I’ve compiled a pretty decent list of subscriptions.
Orb – A Contemporary Mortar and Pestle
The contemporary, clean design of this porcelain pestle and mortar provides not one, but two receptacles for grinding herbs and spices.
Pie Kitchen Timer by Joseph Joseph
This striking kitchen timer takes some of the guesswork out of cooking.
Alessi Voile Spaghetti Measure
This Alessi Voile Spaghetti Measure lets you measure out the perfect quantity of pasta without the hassle. Made of mirror polished 18/10 stainless steel it is pretty enough to keep out on the counter!
Beater – A Foldable Whisk by Normann Copenhagen
Beater is a whisk that is sculptural, space-saving and functional all at the same time. Beater can be folded together using the ring in the middle for saving space in the kitchen drawer. The ring also serves as a hanging fixture for easily accessible storage on the wall.
The Nibble Cake Pan Let’s You Sample Your Cake
Whether celebrating a birthday or the completion of your favorite puzzle game, there is always an occasion for cake. But it can be difficult to check the tastiness of your sweet concoction without altering its delicate shape.
Capsule Kong Nespresso® Pod Dispensor
CapsuleKong is a wall mounted display for Nespresso® Pods, inspired by the Arcade classic Donkey Kong. Through countless design revisions and prototypes, perfect spacing and angles was achieved to enable the Pods to elegantly roll down the levels from top to bottom.
Wine Cell Bottle Holder
Wine Cell is a completely new way to store wine bottles. You can place wine bottles one by one, so the design is limited only to your imagination.
Adjustable Rolling Pin by Joseph Joseph
Whether you’re rolling out pizza dough, biscuits or lasagna – eyeballing dough thickness has ended. This wooden dough roll has with three sets of removable rolls, so it’s height is adjustable.
Flexible Silicone Nutcracker from Normann Copenhagen
Nutcracker is a simple, stylish and innovatively designed nutcracker made of silicone. It has a comfortable grip and is incredibly easy to use. Nutcracker folds back to its original position once the nut has been cracked.
Stackable Round Bento Boxes
This stacking lunch box is great for a picnic or to take snacks to work. Or use it as a helpful storage box for office or sewing supplies. Dishwasher safe, not microwave safe.
DropCatch Stout Bottle Opener
The DropCatch Stout Bottle Opener effortlessly uncaps beer and soda bottles, utilizing 60 pounds of pull force (with an option to upgrade to 100 pounds) to draw up to 52 bottle caps to its stylish walnut surface.
Guide to Urban Moonshining
A new generation of urban bootleggers is distilling whiskey at home, and cocktail enthusiasts have embraced the nuances of brown liquors. Written by the founders of Kings County Distillery, New York City’s first distillery since Prohibition, this spirited illustrated book explores America’s age-old love affair with whiskey.
The Complete Carving Set From Joseph Joseph
This set provides everything you need for carving the perfect roast.
The Art of Cooking: 76 Useful and Stylish Culinary Infographics
Humans are visual learners, and most of us process information based on what we see. So it’s no surprise that the data visualization trend is growing and we’re seeing more inforgraphics than ever on the web. I recently stumbled across a few infographics that were culinary specific and thought it would be cool to share them. I thought I’d add a few more after that and, well, it suddenly became an obsession.
Color Changing Label Indicates Freshness of Food
Every year 18 million tons of edible food ends up in landfill, costing the average family over $900 per year! In addition to being a waste of money, there are serious environmental implications. Not only is it a waste of resources but just think about all the energy, water and packaging used in food production, transportation and storage. This all goes to waste when we throw away perfectly good food.
Plastic Wine and Champagne Glasses for Your Next Party
This set of durable plastic glasses are designed to look like glass and feature removable, multi-colored stems. They’re guaranteed to add class to your next party without the fear of breakage. The colorful stems can be used as glass markers, convenient for gatherings such as home parties and picnics.
How Tea is Made
Teavana® ‘teaologists’ are pleased to share the art and secrets of brewing the perfect cup of tea. This chart will help you brew your favorite tea for the highest quality flavor.
Colors To Die For: The Dangerous Impact of Food Coloring
This colorful but alarming infographic shows the health risk of food dyes and their potential side effects. Americans are now eating five times more food dye than they were almost 20 years ago. They have been deemed so toxic, in fact, that half of them are banned in at least one country. The FDA even tried unsuccessfully to ban one in the U.S.!