Building a Better Juicer

CitrangeThe Citrange is a double-sided hand juicer which is designed so that it can be balanced atop your glass whiule you squeeze your fruit. A built-in funnel not only guides the juice into the glass, it also filters out the seeds.

The juicer comes in green or orange and is made of dishwasher-safe polypropylene.

$25 at Generate.


The Perfect Scoop

Amco Houseworks' Serrated Ice Cream Scoop features a serrated edge for cutting into hard ice cream and an unusual faceted aluminum surface which is designed for an easy release. Dishwasher safe.

$9.99 at Amco Houseworks.


Inventions: The Self-Stirring Pot

A Japanese dentist has created a new type of cooking pot that not only stirs itself, but reduces the time it takes a pot of water to boil. The so-called Kuru-Kuru Nabe, or "Pot Round and Round," features sculpted sides that cause water to flow in a circular direction as it is heated.


Video: The Wine Opener of Your Dreams (or Nightmares)

This multi-geared Rube Goldberg contraption for opening and pouring a glass of wine is anything but portable. Via Coudal.


Garject: A Garlic Press With an Ejector Seat

Dreamfarm's design for its Garject garlic press features a "Peel eject" button which shoots out the remaining garlic (and skin) from the gadget once it's been pressed. And, as you go about pressing the garlic, a scraper built into the handle removes the pressed garlic once it has passed through the tiny holes.

Check out the video to see how it works:

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The Corkcicle Chills Wine from the Inside Out


Will the Corkcicle make wine buckets obsolete?

When the device -- made of non-toxic gels enveloped in BPA-free plastic -- is frozen and inserted into a bottle of white wine, it will chill the bottle in about 45 minutes (it takes 10 minutes to cool a bottle of red to optimal serving temperature).

$23 at [via Food52 via Gizmodo].


Making the iPad More Kitchen-Friendly

Chefstand Designed specifically for use in the kitchen, Belkin's Chef Stand + Stylus ($39) is aimed at solving the problem of using a tablet while your hands are messy from cooking.

The stylus enables you to page through recipes without having to touch the screen, and the case-compatible stand has a non-slip rubber base and two different angles for propping up the tablet while cooking.

While the stand and stylus are not dishwasher-safe, both may be washed by hand with soap and warm water.


The Duet: French Press Meets Tea Infuser

It's a tea infuser. it's a coffee press pot. It's a tea infuser and a press pot.

The Duet French Press includes two separate interchangeable rods: one attached to a stainless steel French press mesh filter and the other a stainless steel tea infuser basket. The tea rod also features an interesting notched design that allows you to pull it back and lock it at the top of the pot to prevent oversteeping. Come to think of it, that would be a good idea for coffee too.

$44 at Horne.


The Case Against Measuring Cups

From measuring flour to grated parmesan cheese, measuring cups just can't measure up to the accuracy of digital scales.


Gadget Keeps Wine Glasses Dishwasher-Safe

Quirky's silicone "Tether" is designed to keep wine glasses from rattling (and breaking) in the dishwasher.