MAKE:TNT Tools 'n' Tips

Kitchen Tools

BBQ-tiful
Phil Torrone pointed me to this great listing of BBQ accessories (Father's Day, anyone?) and extras. Some are perhaps more polished than practical, but I love the BBQ wok for ... Read More
Type(s): Kitchen Tool, Tip, Web Site
Tags: bbq grill pizza vegetables wok "father's day"

Pan Scraper
Breathe easy. The problem of the ages (by which I mean getting those congealed eggs off the bottom of your pan after you’ve forgotten them in the sink all week) has been ... Read More
Type(s): Hand Tool, Kitchen Tool
Tags: pan scraper

Pumpkin Gutter
MAKE senior editor Phillip Torrone posted about this drill attachment on the blog, and I couldn't resist checking it out. It doesn't seem to work any better than some dedicate... Read More
Type(s): Kitchen Tool, Power Tool
Tags: pumpkin gutter

Microplane
I bought my first Microplane for the kitchen when I got tired of barking my knuckles on the old punch-through grater. Not only does it slice off the most delicate wisps of che... Read More
Type(s): Hand Tool, Kitchen Tool
Tags: kitchen shop tools

Nissan 11-Ounce Stainless Steel Coffee and Tea Traveler
This small, rugged stainless steel thermos is perfect for making a cup of coffee or tea to enjoy later in the day. The screw-top lid makes a tight seal, so you can throw it i... Read More
Type(s): Kitchen Tool, Travel and Outdoors
Tags: thermos coffee tea

Required Reading: The Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
I was lucky enough to take a look at Sol Katz and William Weaver's amazing resource, The Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. A three-volume compendium of everything you could ev... Read More
Type(s): Book, Kitchen Tool
Tags: food, encyclopedia, resource, history, culture, science

Rice Cooker
The image of geeks surviving on colas and cold pizza is not completely myth. When you're really cranking on a cool project, who can spare the processor cycles to cook? Well... Read More
Type(s): Kitchen Tool
Tags: rice+cooker pressure+cooker kitchen

Al Mar SLB Knife
If your inner geek is trapped in a suit at work, you've probably longed for a good, compact knife. Trendy tactical folders are generally too big, too heavy, or just plain scar... Read More
Type(s): Hand Tool, Kitchen Tool
Tags: knife

Wüsthof 10-Piece Classic Block Set
Before discovering the awesome blade of the Wusthof knife, I avoided recipes that called for cutting up fresh ingredients. Cutting things is more fun when you're doing it with... Read More
Type(s): Kitchen Tool
Tags: knives block set