Molecular gastronomy is fresh. It’s an approach to cooking that blends technology and science to turn food preparation into futuristic expressionism. These Molecular gastronomy kits will teach you how to gelify, spherify, and emulsify your favorite food and drinks for presentations that are as unique as they are tasty. Kits include tools, additives, and instructions, so you can do it like a pro.
Although we can’t confirm it, there are reportedly people who, after opening a beer and drinking some, want to close it back up and finish it later. For people with these odd tendencies there is a dual-purpose bottle opener designed to not just open but to also reseal your beverage for later consumption. It’s called the Hermetus and it provides an airtight seal.
What you saw this week on facebook hardly qualifies as fodder for stimulating conversation in a real social setting. Before your next dinner party, happy hour, or weekend get-together, try reading something worth talking about. Whiskey? Gin? The little hardcover books that comprise the Edible Series explore the history and the minutiae of human consumption. Read up & you’ll be spitting facts.
If you’re going to do decadence, you may as well go all in. Twice The Vice makes chocolates with real booze. Choose from their intoxicating “top shelf spirits,” “single malts” and “classic cocktails” collections.
When you want to get grill marks and that solid sear on your BBQ’d steaks, you really need a surface thermometer. This stainless steel one from Taylor will do you right.
Men agree, there’s no better gift than a bottle of booze. But in the excitement of receiving such a thoughtful present, must you immediately cave to the pressure and hit it straight off the bottle? Not if you also get this card. It contains an easy-to-fold, pop-out origami shot glass. Slightly awesome, yes.
Dudes are overdue for a cookbook they won’t be embarrassed to open in front of other dudes. With a title like Charred & Scruffed, famous Chef Adam Perry Lang presents one that won’t chip your manhood even while you pore over all the different ways to properly handle meat.
Let’s assume for the sake of argument that you’ve outgrown cheap beer. It would then follow that your focus on quality over quantity would also apply to your beer-opening implement. If that logic is sound then these premium quality, cold rolled steel bottle openers from J.L. Lawson & Co. should be a perfect match for your evolved and enviable standards.
The last beer from the pitcher is always the worst. Warm and stanky. But, if you get this Ice Core pitcher, the last beer won’t just be cold and crisp, it will whet your whistle for the inevitable refill.
This smoked salmon jerky from Patagonia—not the place in South America but the brand, would seem to present a bit of a conflict with the brand’s eco-minded marketing. But it’s not. Working with sustainable fisheries & First Nations fishermen in Canada, Patagonia is producing jerky that’s not just tasty, it’s good, too.