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Kitchen Gadgets

Kitchen gadgets help make cooking and cleaning in the kitchen a lot easier. Kitchen gadgets range from digital thermometer pans to 2-liter dispensers. Check out these great kitchen gadgets at HowStuffWorks.

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How Mug Warmers Work

A nice, hot cup of coffee or tea is nice, but what happens if you get interrupted before you can drink it? If only you had something to warm it up!


Self-stabilizing 'Smart' Utensils Counteract Hand Tremors

What if you couldn't lift a spoon to your mouth without tipping out the contents? A robotic utensil may make this frustrating scenario a problem of the past. See more »

Salty Fork for Salty Folk

Researchers in Japan have introduced an electric fork that causes the eater to taste salt. Welcome to the stimulating world of electro-gustation. See more »

How Digital Shopping Lists Work

Grocery shopping may be fun for you, yet for many others it's a pain in the neck. But electronic technology just might make it faster and simpler to run to the store. See more »

How 2-Liter Dispensers Work

Two-liter soda bottles have been popular since they were introduced by Pepsi back in 1970, but there's just one problem. How do you keep the soda from going flat? See more »

How Mug Warmers Work

A nice, hot cup of coffee or tea is nice, but what happens if you get interrupted before you can drink it? If only you had something to warm it up! See more »

How Rapid Drink Chillers Work

Your party is starting in 15 minutes, and everything's perfect. Except you forgot to chill the wine. What are you going to do now? See more »

How the Skybar Wine System Works

What do you do when two dinner party guests want white wine and the rest want red? How can you store the extra vino without it going to waste? The skybar Wine System is one solution. See more »

How Digital Thermometer Pans Work

Interpreting the cooking temperatures listed in a recipe can be a bit like solving the riddle of the Sphinx: What's the difference between medium and medium-high? The Digital Thermometer Pan takes the guesswork out of cooking on the stovetop. See more »

How All-in-One Recycling Systems Work

All-in-one recycling systems collect and compact your recyclables until you're ready to haul them outside to the curb. It seems like a simple invention, but it helps to save the environment and helps consumers save time. See more »

How the FoodSaver System Works

If you've ever suffered the indignity of eating a bag of stale chips or freezer-burned leftovers, you may want to consider the FoodSaver System. It vacuum-seals food to keep air out and preserve freshness. See more »