Cooking Unplugged

Cooking Unplugged

We did an entry a couple months ago about a do-it-yourself solar panel that was created by the good people at The Sietch, an online community of green-thinking go-getters. Another of their clever creations—the Solar Oven—uses wood, a junkyard panel…

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Grilling With Magma

Grilling with Magma

I have a couple of friends with second-floor apartments who, due to small balcony space, find themselves bereft of a grill. This pretty much rules them out as hosts of a summer-time bash, because let’s face it—if you can’t grill,…

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Cooktop Control

Cooktop Control

The cooks are in the kitchen at Caldera, showing the engineers what a chef craves when it comes to gas-fired cooking. Caldera's new Arrow Series gas cooktops have electronic touch controls that provide 21 preset flame settings for each of…

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Reinventing The Grill

Reinventing the Grill

I am a grilling fiend, and here in Vermont we’ve come upon the real grilling season, which means I’m burning through propane like a Hummer burns petrol. Though I love my grill, I am also like any flame-loving male—I love…

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Get Steamed

Get Steamed

I’ve been getting into the raw food thing, as I’ve been told veggies lose much of their nutrients when cooked. Steaming foods lightly is apparently ok, which is why I had to mention this clever product. From Gaggenau, the German…

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Grill-n-Thrill

Grill-n-Thrill

Dinner party entertainment just went to a whole new level. With the Cook-N-Dine tabletop cooking table, you can turn an otherwise average dinner into a spectacle, grilling up the meal right before the guests’ eyes. The working part of the…

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