Le Creuset Announces Star Wars Line Of Cookware And Just WOW!

Han Solo™ in Carbonite Signature Roaster
“Inspired by a true one-of-a-kind character, Star Wars x Le Creuset’s Han Solo Carbonite Signature Roaster is one-of-a-kind, too—and the first roaster to ever feature a lid. The limited-edition design incorporates a flat lid with a detailed casting of Jabba the Hutt’s favorite decoration: the beloved smuggler suspended in carbonite. And, for the ultimate connection, the lid’s interior has been embossed with the word “France” translated into Aurebesh.”

Yes, this is a roasting pan depicting Han Solo frozen in carbonite. It’s part of a new collection of cookware from French company Le Creuset featuring baking pans of all sorts with Star Wars themes. There’s also a Darth Vader Dutch over, a Death Star trivit, and mini cocottes designed around the various droids. They are also offering a very limited edition Tatooine Dutch oven complete with twin suns! Continue reading »

Clever Wraps That Turn Instant Pots Into R2-D2 Or BB-8

The aptly named Instant Wraps creates very cleverly designed, whimsical magnetic coverings for those who may find the stainless steel facade of their Instant Pot Pressure Cookers to be either unsightly or boring. Included among these fun designs are two of the cutest robots within the Star Wars universe, R2-D2 and BB-8. Continue reading »

Oven Mitts With Swear Words: The Best Cooking Tool Since Wine

Some researches suggest that people who use curse regularly are more intelligent. If that’s true, Blue Q (previously) employs the smartest people in the world. Continue reading »

Hello, Is It Me You’re Cooking For? Creative Ceramics By Lenny Mud

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A ceramicist with an obvious sense of humour, Lenny the cat’s owner creates all manner of things such as mugs, bowls, and pots. As well as some of my favourite items from the shop featured below. Continue reading »

Collaborative Cooking Machine

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Collaborative Cooking is a project initiated and created by Christian Isberg, Petter Johansson Kukacka, Lasse Korsgaard and Carl Berglöf. The project is based on a digital platform that controls and intertacts with a physical cooking machine. Continue reading »

Chinese Cats Saved From The Cooking Pot


A truck filled with 500 cats thought to be destined for restaurants was intercepted on Wednesday in Xuzhou, eastern China’s Jiangsu Province. Officer Sun Hai said he and a colleague pulled the vehicle over during a routine traffic check. The officer commented, “The driver said it was a full load of rabbit, but after we instructed him to uncover the load we were shocked to find a full load of living cats.” Continue reading »

Magic Cooking Gloves – Integral Part of your BBQ Experience

Design, functionality and comfort in your cooking life. Solid silicone gloves that will become an integral part of your BBQ experience.

These gloves can be used on the barbecue, as well as daily in your kitchen. The gloves are made of high quality silicone so they can withstand temperatures of up to 460 degrees Fahrenheit(230 degrees Celcius). High-tech silicone shield protects you safely from heat, spray of fat and sparks which can cause harm during normal cooking on barbecuing activities plus around the kitchen. Easy stored and compact enough when travelling can even keep a spare pair in the car! These miracle gloves are easy to clean from dirt and grease, keeping their shape even at high temperatures, serving you, friends and family again and again. They are also absolutely dishwasher safe! Continue reading »

Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking

A revolution is underway in the art of cooking. Just as French Impressionists upended centuries of tradition, Modernist cuisine has in recent years blown through the boundaries of the culinary arts. Borrowing techniques from the laboratory, pioneering chefs at world-renowned restaurants such as elBulli, The Fat Duck, Alinea, and wd~50 have incorporated a deeper understanding of science and advances in cooking technology into their culinary art.

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What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam?

Some of us might like to reinstate this food guide from World War II because butter has its own food group. (National Archives, Records of the Office of Government Reports)

Food. We love it, fear it, and obsess about it.

We demand that our Government ensure that it is safe, cheap, and abundant. In response, Government has been a factor in the production, regulation, research, innovation, and economics of our food supply. It has also attempted, with varying success, to change the eating habits of Americans.

From the farm to the dinner table, explore the records of the National Archives that trace the Government’s effect on what Americans eat. Continue reading »