Category Archives: kitchen

Man Cave Essential: Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle

For the office, the job site, or the campground, Stanley’s vacuum bottle has been keeping the hotness in your hot stuff since 1913.  The bottle holds 16oz — a Grande to go, for those of us who refuse to drink … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Four Star II Meat Cleaver

Our ceramic kitchen knives are perfect for simple, no-fuss slicing and dicing, but when it comes to getting down and dirty with a chicken carcass or rack of ribs, it’s time to call in the big guns.  Also handy for … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Bodum Chambord Double-Walled French Press

We’re usually rush-brewing pots of Don Francisco in our mad dash to caffeinate before the morning commute, but when it’s finally time to sit, relax, and drink in the good stuff, it’s all about the French Press.  The Bodum Chabmord … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Le Creuset Tea Kettle

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Man Cave Essential: Viking Professional Blender

For smoothies, sauces, soups, and — most importantly — margaritas, the blender is truly a kitchen workhorse.  We like the Viking for its glass carafe, Cyclonic Blending Action, and ease of use (why would blenders need more than 2 or … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Kyocera Kyotop Damascus Ceramic Kitchen Knives

Ceramic blades are sharper than steel, hold their edge longer, and are more resistant to chemicals and discoloration.  The KYOTOP Damascus knives from Kyocera Advanced Ceramics are not only lightweight and well-balanced, but also look frickin’ sweet. 6″ Chef’s Knife: … Continue reading

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Simple Fresh Southern Cook Book

Price: $25 Link: BN

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Momofuku Cook Book

Price: $25 Link: BN

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Man Cave Essential: Granite Mortar and Pestle

Price: $35 Link: Import Foods

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VivaTerra Bamboo Box Knife Holder

A knife block is OK if you have the large set of matching knives for which the block was designed.  But for the weekend super-chef who only has a few select pieces of fine cutlery — which is all most … Continue reading

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