"Cool-lift tongs are designed for maximum versatility, comfort, and safety! They're perfect for boiling corn, seafood, hot dogs, flipping burgers, and more — the generous 12" reach and offset design help keep your hands away from steam and heat. Sturdy stainless steel construction with comfort-grip handles. Use them in the kitchen, on the grill... just about anywhere. Dishwasher safe. .........................
"Short of opening a bottle with a demilitarized .50 caliber bullet casing…which is exactly what this is. Made in the good ole US of A out of military grade ammunition, this bottle opener is probably the only way most of us are ever going to handle a fist-sized .50 cal round, but we're ok with that. " $20
Reviewed in the March & April 2012 issue of Cook's Illustrated as follows: "Not all recipes come from magazines and cookbooks, and a sheet of paper — whether it's a printout or a handwritten index card — can easily get lost in the countertop shuffle. The Recipe Rock offers a clever way to hold recipes upright." $14.97.
This clever trash can allows you to store and reuse the plastic bags. From the website: ............................. Winner of the 2005 Pratt Product Design Competition, this clever trash can allows you to store and reuse the plastic bags that you collect from shopping in a neat, organized way. Simply loop trash bags around the cut-out sides and push them all the way down, creating a visual of stacked handles all along the side. When you are ready to use one, just move it up to the handles and hook so that it won't fall in on itself. Recycled polypropylene. 16"L x 8"W x 18"H. ............................. Green or Black. $18.
This plate($45/set of 2) designed by Jon Wye, is the perfect plate for pancakes: they have a slope and bank to store the syrup. "After a lifelong love affair with breakfast, Wye pin-pointed the crux of satisfaction: syrup. Designed with a raised edge that gently slopes the plate toward the diner and an ingenious reservoir for pooling loose syrup, this plate was made for slicing, dipping and delighting in each bite of pancake goodness."