The Gadget Lover
Having the right tool for any culinary job makes cooking an adventure.
1. A Real Grind
No need to pull out the food processor when all you need is a cup of ground almonds, right?
RSVP Hazel Nut Grinder, $34. Available at Kitchen Heaven.
2. The Bomb
Designed to hold spices and infuse flavour without the hassle of fishing out woody stalks and bitter leaves later.
Ad Hoc Spice Bomb, $25. Retailers available at Browne Retail.
3. Whisked Away
This butterfly whisk has silicone wires that won’t damage a non-stick pan. And let’s face it, it’s just so much more fun.
4. Smart Set
Listen to music, look up recipes and videos, or even video-chat with your mom to ensure those cabbage rolls turn out right. This iPad dock does it all.
Williams-Sonoma Smart Tools for Mini iPad Set, $252. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
5. Chill Out
No more guessing if the wine is perfectly chilled; this easy-to-read digital thermometer will tell you.
Wine Thermometer Jacob Wagner, US $35. Available at MoMA Store.
6. Set Standards
This high-quality starter gadget set has it all; from pizza cutter to ice cream scoop, peeler to cheese plane and can opener. It also makes the perfect housewarming gift.
Calphalon Gadget Essentials Set, $51. Available atCalphalon.
7. Egg Obsessed
On salads, with toast or a classic Benny, this set makes for practically perfect poached eggs every time.
Cuisipro 2 pc Egg Poacher Set, $16. Available at Kitchen Heaven.
8. Sandwich Maker
This all-in-one gadget makes diner-style breakfast sandwiches without mucking up every tool in your kitchen.
9. Stay Sharp
A chef is only as good as his sharpest knife. This water sharpener ensures an always A-game.
Water Knife Sharpener, US $76. Available atMoMA Store.
10. Check It
This state-of-the-art thermometer lets you check the temperature of your roast from your phone, so you’re not stuck babysitting it.
iGrill, $80. Available at Chapters.