The inside of the refrigerator is no place for fast food. Aside from the fridge gnome who turns the light on and off when the door is opened and closed, it is pretty slow in there. Of course, this is exactly how we want it; it's nice to be able to look inside and find the dairy and the lunch meat where you left it (not counting housemate intervention). Zoku, of quick-pop-maker fame, understands that sometimes it's OK to slow down.
Spring has sprung. We can now officially start to look forward to the coming warm weather months. The cool breeze on a warm summer day is still a ways away, but the effect can be recreated now. How? With 7-minute milkshakes and smoothies, of course.
The Zoku Slush and Shake Maker ($19.95) comes in an assortment of bright, cheerful colors. Whether one chooses red, green, orange, or purple to brighten their day, the result is the same: chilled drinks in as little as 7 minutes. The gadget consists of an inner core that is kept in the freezer (for … Read more
Kitchen gadgets spin, whiz, and whir so often that we have come to expect them to.
Considering that their job is to manipulate food into presentable and edible creations this is not much of a surprise. However, when a gadget comes along that finds its utility in silence, that doesn't have to mean it isn't doing what it is supposed to be doing. And if it doing what it is supposed to be doing involves doing it with chocolate, then nobody is going to raise a fuss.
The popular Zoku line of freezer pop makers has added a … Read more
It is easy to become overwhelmed by the number of treats that can be found this time of year.
It starts innocently enough with the giving out of Halloween candy, but that is just the start. As we progress through the remainder of the year, we will soon find our houses inundated with goodies associated with upcoming holidays. It's no wonder Halloween candy seems to last well until the new year.
Not everybody has 2.3 kids (or whatever the national average is nowadays). While this probably isn't a very shocking revelation, the fact remains that many appliances and gadgets are designed for larger households. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; more is usually better, right? Except sometimes there can be too much of a good thing. Any parent of a sugar-fueled tribe would most likely agree.