ThinkGeek has come up with a way for grilling aficionados to lay claim to their favored piece of meat. The customizable BBQ Branding Iron lets users sear their name directly onto meat as it cooks on the grill.
British consumers are shelving plans for big-ticket purchases as a result of a gloomy outlook on the economy, according to a new report from the Nationwide Building Society. Increases in taxes and energy bills combined with meager wage gains have dampened consumer outlook since the beginning of the year.
Williams-Sonoma is offering the Beer Making Kit to aid would-be brewmasters in producing homemade IPA or summer wheat ale. The kit includes a fermenting jug, tubing and an airlock, brewing up the beer in 17 days.
Online retail sales rose $5 billion in the second-quarter of 2011, making it the biggest second-quarter for e-commerce, and the number of online shoppers grew 16%, according to recent data. The numbers have online merchants optimistic about the upcoming holiday season, despite additional economic uncertainty driven by fluctuating stock markets.
The Parasia E577 Digital BBQ Tongs offer grilling aficionados more than just the ability to move things on and off the grill. The product's LCD display features a thermometer and flashlight, and can be programmed to sound an alarm when the meat has reached a proper temperature.