The Brava Oven Levels the Playing Field

Time-saving and sensible, this countertop oven eliminates the possibility of error

Cooking can be time consuming and exhausting—especially if whatever it is you’re preparing demands complete sensory attention. Some of the best chefs jokingly say you cook with your ears and nose, but there’s truth to the statement. As meats or vegetables sear, their tone changes. Sometimes recipes accommodate error; oftentimes they do not and every second counts. The Brava oven—which uses infrared and non-visible light …

Seven New Cookbooks For Spring and Summer

From the perfect steak to cannabis-infused snacks, plenty of dishes for culinary adventures this season

Whether firing up the backyard grill or heading out on a picnic, the warmer weather offers up countless reasons to dive back into cooking. And, as we collectively crawl out of hibernation, new cookbooks are appearing too. From bite-sized cannabis-infused party treats to inventive breakfasts, contemporary takes on traditional cuisines, and lessons on how to prepare the perfect steak, these seven titles offer diverse and …

Artisan Revere’s Chef Knife

Ultra-thin and resilient, this knife hit Kickstarter today

Most chef’s knives boast weight and a menacing blade. Wielding one, with any sort of precise skill, can be a daunting task. There are plenty of low-level options with less weight and a less intense blade, but they often don’t last—or they aren’t aesthetically appealing. But Artisan Revere‘s chef knife, which hits Kickstarter today, is a lightweight option that outperforms some of the most acclaimed …