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 …

The Sub and The Torp: Heineken Innovations

An interview with the team behind the at-home draft dispenser that keeps brews colder than a refrigerator can

Always ahead in the differentiation game, beer giant Heineken recently unveiled a new way to attract the ever-growing craft beer connoisseur—a home draft beer machine designed in part by celebrated industrial designer Marc Newson. As home brewing and micro breweries continue to pick up steam across the US and Europe, creating a home draft beer machine seems a clever way to bring the brand from …

Range Smart Thermometer

Cook to perfection with an iOS-enabled kitchen tool complete with mobile alerts and temperature graphing

A lucky few are born with the ability to cook perfect dishes time and again. For the rest of us, there’s the Range: A smart thermometer that measures and records temperature, sending alerts to your mobile devices when your food is ready—or more accurately, almost ready. This means no longer being housebound when making brisket or ruining yet another batch of home brew because of …