I never knew you could get a spatula with what amounts to training wheels, but the more I look at this thing, the more I like it. Think about it: the first actual cooking implement most of us use as we learn to cook is the spatula. I'm going to guess one of the first things many children learn to do in the kitchen is to fry an egg. At least it was in my case (ruining the good egg pan in the process). As hand-eye coordination develops, it can be challenging for a child to do simple tasks … Read more
Growing up, my mother couldn't bake without me there to stick my fingers in the batter. In retrospect, that little habit of mine was gross; at the very least I should have used a spatula. That's the idea behind the Batterfinger Spatula: rather than sticking dirty fingers into bowls full of tasty treats, we can use the Batterfinger Spatula. It does pretty well with a couple of other tasks, too. It's great for frosting and it's ideal for scraping a bowl clean; its shape lets this spatula pick up a little bit more batter when cleaning … Read more
A lot of the "conceptual gadgets" we feature here are just for laughs. Case in point: Buster the snail vacuum. But this one, called Coo.Boo, I think is actually pretty neat. It's shaped like a spatula, but it's actually a "digital cookbook" that wirelessly collects recipe information or even audio-visual cooking lessons from your computer and displays them on its screen.
I love to find recipes on food blogs and recipe sites, so this could be really cool so that I don't have to either jet back and forth from the stove … Read more