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Sur la Table: Prime Kitchen Gear Seller Turns Forty (and is Just Getting Started)

The kitchen has always been a fun place for me. Part of the enjoyment comes from using interesting gadgets and doohickeys while making a great meal. Having a good set of basic tools, like pots, pans and the like, is essential as well, but not as cool as some widget that makes food preparation interesting […]

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Your Foodie Friends

If you’re still looking for the perfect item for the cook in your life, have we got a deal for you…

The Chile Underground’s very own Holiday shopping Elves have been drinking egg nog and surfing the web for naughty sites and accidentally found this article with truly awe-inspiring options for family and friends who […]

Still Avoiding Cast Iron in Your Kitchen? Think Again…

Maybe you avoid cast iron cookware in your cooking endeavors. It’s heavy, it rusts, it’s hard to keep seasoned, and on and on. We’ll, your partly right.

Or maybe you’re like me and enjoy dragging out the “big iron” to make a meal. It’s versatile, it holds a lot of heat, and you can move […]

Instant Noodles: Gear and Gadgets Galore

I once heard that you eat first with your eyes. Sounds rather messy to me if you’re a literalist; but otherwise it seems it’s true. (Me, I eat first with my nose. Even after years in chem labs I can still enjoy the aromas of fine vittles being prepared.) One of the small challenges […]