Pans, knives, a Dutch oven, cutting board and roasting rack are among the tools no kitchen should be without, according to Chris Kimball, host of “America’s Test Kitchen” and publisher of Cook’s Illustrated. Kimball says support gadgets like a garlic press, digital scale and salad spinners help round out a fully stocked kitchen.
Chef, paring and bread knives are the only cutting implements an individual needs to begin cooking at home. The chef’s knife is a kitchen’s workhorse, cutting, chopping, slicing and carving a broad variety of foods.
Hapilabs has revealed a digital fork designed to help encourage users to adopt healthy eating habits. The HAPIfork contains sensors that track when an individual begins to eat, how many bites they take and the time between each mouthful.
Haier has unveiled a wireless rechargeable blender as part of its presentations at the Consumer Electronics Show. The unit charges using a technology similar to that of conductive charging mats for laptop computers.
The KitchenAid 12-piece forged cutlery set is designed to make quick work of kitchen slicing, dicing and carving tasks. The set of high-carbon stainless steel knives includes santoku, steak, paring, carving and utility knives.