When you're decorating cupcakes, cookies or other baked goods, it can seem like you need a whole box full of decorating supplies, which is more work than anyone who isn't a master baker wants to take on. The Kuhn Rikon Frosting Decorating Pen has simplified the whole process, even eliminating the need to squeeze on a tube full of frosting. The pen offer two speeds to save your hands and get the frosting on your treat a little faster. It also has five different decorating tips: not only can you use frosting to write messages, but the decorating … Read more
Just by adding a simple spray, you can have a golden apple straight out of a fairy tale. The Esslack Food Spray lets you transform any food into a precious item, from gilded fruit to silver steaks. The edible varnish sprays on as easily as a standard cooking spray, but adds an outstanding finish. While you generally shouldn't eat precious metals, the Esslack Food Spray is entirely safe to consume. It is available in both gold and silver.
The Esslack Food Spray is the brainchild of the Deli Garage, a German team that specializes in creating delicacies out of … Read more
The Decorating Bag Holder provides a way to keep your frosting off the counter and even organize it for easy use. The stand is plastic, with metal legs that can fold in when you're not using it. It has two large spaces for holding large pastry bags, six medium spaces for holding disposable or smaller … Read more
Room Arranger offers to help users by setting up a virtual room or rooms. While the controls require a steep learning curve, many users may feel that the exciting results are worth it.
This program definitely requires users without prior design experience to make a trip to the online Help file. Here, users will get a better idea of what the confusing icons and command buttons, which are scattered throughout, do. Designing a room was surprisingly simple after we got a feel for the program and did a little experimenting. Users choose the dimensions of their room and can even … Read more
Cupcakes are fun to decorate and fun to eat. But occasionally, you have to bake a bigger cake. The Dimensions Giant Cupcake Pan from Wilton gives you the option of baking a giant cupcake, and sticking with the fun of decorating and eating a cupcake in larger sizes. The pan actually bakes the cupcake in two pieces--the top and the base--which you'll be able to assemble after backing. To put the pieces together, you'll need to spread a thin layer of icing so that the top and the bottom hold together. The fully constructed cake will stand about … Read more
Here's a new way to exhibit your photos, if not yourself in the buff. Photo Shower Curtain has a service that prints pictures onto shower curtains that you can hang in your bathroom. If you're wondering whether the ink will fade after a hot bath, the company says it uses a sublimation process that fuses the ink into the fabric itself and is so lasting you can even throw the curtain into the washing machine for a spin.
If you're interested, you'll need to send Photo Shower Curtain a high-resolution picture of at least 2,000 … Read more
I'm notorious for getting frosting just about everywhere when I start decorating cookies and cakes. A lot of that mess can be attributed to the tools I use, but an upgrade to Kuhn Rikon's Squeezable Decorating Kit seems like a simple solution. The kit includes decorating bottles that let you place frosting exactly where you want it without having to manage a big bag full of the sweet stuff. With the included decorating tips, your decorating job will be just as attractive as it might have been with a bag. The bottles provide a much better level of … Read more
Imagine your guests' surprise when they go to the use the restroom and encounter a blood-stained shower curtain. Good times! Or so reason the U.K.-based designers of the Blood Bath Shower Curtain. When scrunched closed, it looks like your standard shower accoutrement. But fan it open and you get an image straight out of "Psycho"--a curtain with bloody handprints. Eek, eek, eek...
But that's not all, horror movie fans. For $16, you also get a realistic blood-stained bath mat to complete the Hitchcockian scene. Bloody knife not included.
Now, we're not trying to … Read more
In the sleek and shiny world of food gadgetry and kitchen kitsch, it can be easy to overlook one spot: the kitchen walls.
You know how sometimes how you look away from something just for a second, and by the time you look back, you are asking yourself, "What just happened?" Well, that is exactly how you will feel if you turn away from Abbey Ryan's Painting a Day series. The Philadelphia-based artist has been keeping up with her self-imposed timeline for the past year.
Focusing mainly on food, her paintings tend to measure on the small … Read more
Like most enthusiastic home cooks, I love to use fresh herbs in many of my favorite dishes. And lacking an herb garden of my own, I regularly pay outrageous prices for those little plastic packets of fresh herbs, then race to use them all up before they spoil. It's rarely a race I win.
Enter the Stoneware Triple Herb Pot ($40) from Swedish firm Sagaform. You can put one bunch of herbs in each of its three chambers, and water them all through a single corner watering hole. The design of the base ensures all the stems have access … Read more