kitchen gadgets

Hoover H-KEEPHEAT 700 oven keeps meals ready-to-eat for up to 2 weeks

Hoover H-KEEPHEAT 700 oven keeps meals ready-to-eat for up to 2 weeks

Meal-prep can be convenient, but the new Hoover H-KEEPHEAT 700 oven promises to take it even further, doing away with freezing and re-heating and instead keeping meals at the perfect serving temperature for up to two weeks. While it may look like a regular convection oven, the new model adds a "keep warm" system for individual portions.

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LG Snowwhite ice cream machine uses pods like a Keurig

LG Snowwhite ice cream machine uses pods like a Keurig

LG has developed a new pod ice-cream machine, with the LG Snowwhite promising to do for frozen desserts what Keurig and Nespresso have done for coffee. The machine is a prototype at the moment, and being previewed at SXSW 2019 in Austin, Texas.

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Whirlpool Smart Countertop Oven can identify the food it cooks

Whirlpool Smart Countertop Oven can identify the food it cooks

Whirlpool's incubator WLabs has developed a new countertop oven capable of recognizing the food placed within it. Called the Smart Countertop Oven, this limited edition appliance automatically sets the appropriate time and temperature for whatever food the user has placed within the appliance.

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Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker gets Google Assistant

Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker gets Google Assistant

Instant Pot has announced Google Assistant support for its Instant Pot Smart WiFi pressure cooker. The model is a multi-feature cooking appliance that includes slow cooking and pressure cooking abilities. With this new support, users can control the device using voice commands and a Google Assistant devices, such as a Google Home smart speaker.

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Breadbot is a mini bakery that makes 10 loaves of bread every hour

Breadbot is a mini bakery that makes 10 loaves of bread every hour

Though bread vending machines are a thing in some places, they still require some degree of human involvement. The Breadbot, a machine set to debut at CES 2019, is different: it is an autonomous gadget that functions as an all-in-one bakery. At first glance, Breadbot resembles an old train engine, but a second look reveals its container of bread loaves and baking contraption.

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Our top 10 Black Friday deals are still available

Our top 10 Black Friday deals are still available

Black Friday 2018 may be gone, but some of the best deals of the holidays are still available if you act fast. With savings on kitchen essentials like the Instant Pot, Apple gadgets like the iPad, and gaming icons like the Xbox One S, today might be the day to get some of the gifts on your holiday check-list crossed off. Read on for our ten favorite Black Friday deals still running today.

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The Instant Pot Black Friday deal is back [Update: Price drop #2!]

The Instant Pot Black Friday deal is back [Update: Price drop #2!]

The Thanksgiving 2018 menu may be settled, but the post-turkey-day feasting could probably do with an Instant Pot in the kitchen. The perennial favorite electric pressure cooker is in for another Black Friday deal, and you don't even have to wait until the end of the week for it.

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AmazonBasics Microwave Review: Alexa gets cooking

AmazonBasics Microwave Review: Alexa gets cooking

"Why are you talking to the microwave?" Being the spouse of an early-adopter has never been especially easy, but the arrival of the smart home - and voice-controlled systems like Amazon Alexa in particular - has certainly magnified the potential for confusion. How, then, to explain why the AmazonBasics Microwave powered by Alexa is really for your tech-tired partner's benefit, not yours?

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Instant Pot Ace 60 Cooking Blender launched as a Walmart exclusive

Instant Pot Ace 60 Cooking Blender launched as a Walmart exclusive

Instant Pot saw massive success with its electric pressure cooker on Amazon, but now it's eyeing a different retailer: Walmart. The company has announced a new cooking blender product that it'll make available exclusively through the retailer, requiring brand fans to order one from the retailer's online shop. As with other cooking blenders, the Instant Pot Ace 60 can do more than just blend food.

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I cooked a potato with my voice, and it might be the IoT’s tipping point

I cooked a potato with my voice, and it might be the IoT’s tipping point

Never has the humble potato been so smart - or so readily cooked - as inside the Amazon Basics Microwave. Now blessed with Alexa support, what's probably the strangest product from Amazon's massive gush of connected gadgets today might seem, on the face of it, a gimmick. In reality, though, it's arguably the most important of them all.

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Amazon Basics Microwave with Alexa would be ridiculous if it wasn’t so cheap

Amazon Basics Microwave with Alexa would be ridiculous if it wasn’t so cheap

Amazon is adding Alexa support to one of its most popular microwaves, with the new Amazon Basics Microwave with Alexa now capable of responding to voice commands. It's another sign of Alexa's spread into the kitchen, which Amazon says is one of the most common locations for the virtual assistant to be found.

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Prime Day 2018 serves up Instant Pot and sous-vide deals

Prime Day 2018 serves up Instant Pot and sous-vide deals

Kitchen gadgets used to be the bad punchline to a crowded cupboard joke, but modern updates to electric pressure cookers, sous vides, and more can help them earn space atop the counter. If you've been on the fence about looking beyond the microwave and at some of the geekier options for 21st Century chefs, these Amazon Prime Day deals might be just the nudge you need.

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