• 4 High Tech Kitchen Gadgets Recommended by Sous Vide Wizard

    4 High-Tech Kitchen Gadgets To Turn Your Cooking Upside Down

    Guest Post by Joe Hughes

    These four high-tech gadgets will make your time in the kitchen more efficient and your cooking times faster. I should know. As a cooking expert, I know what it’s like to be under pressure in the kitchen. If you’ve redesigned or redecorated you kitchen with a theme; transforming it into a little oasis, you want it to work like an efficient machine. Everything has its place; and everything has to work.

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    Its time to make a little space for these high-tech gadgets, not matter what your decorating style might be; the difference these gadgets will make to your cooking style  will surprise you. 

    1. Hiku – Grocery Lists Made Simple

    Hiku shopping button is a cook’s dream. People with busy lives, need tools to streamline every part of their day. With the Hiku you will make fewer trips to the grocery store and never forget an item again. 

    What does this gadget do? How does it work?

    • Click a button
    • Scan a bar code
    • Say an item you need

    Hiku Shopping Button

    Hiku takes care of the rest; adding all your items to a shopping list you can access any time. Connect your Hiku round disk to the Hiku app on your phone, to get access to your grocery list no matter where you are.

    Priced at $49, this neat gadget looks perfectly placed on your stainless steel fridge.  

    2. Sous Vide – Cooking with Water

    Starbucks showed the world this trend, and it’s revitalized the way I cook.

    Starbucks Bacon Gruyere Sous Vide Bites Recipe

    You place your food in a BPA-free pouch and cook with water; so it works differently than what you’re used to with an oven. 

    What this gadget does is cook:

    • using the power of water
    • food evenly to perfection
    • food whether you are there or not

    Sous vide moist, tender and perfectly cooked salmon

    The great thing about using a Sous Vide is that a lot of these units work via Wi-Fi; so you can literally start cooking before you get home. Walk in the door to a delicious meal. You can cook everything from steak to cookies in a Sous Vide, and the taste is consistently delicious.

    You never have to babysit your food while it cooks again. 

    3. June Intelligent Oven

    Even the perfect table setting is ruined if your food doesn’t impress. June changes all of that; and it’s (she’s) smart! June’s interior cameras analyze and identify what you’re cooking; it makes suggestions to cook your food better. Its like having an expert looking over your shoulder. 

    June Intelligent Oven

    June’s features include:

    • cooking food 3 times faster
    • Food identification and analysis
    • Dual convection fans
    • Food monitoring via app control

    Even your recipes will never be the same again. June learns and updates so recipes improve each time you cook them. It’s an expensive item. You could wait until prices come down over time, or be first on your block with June!

    June sits on your kitchen counter top; you don’t have to remove your old oven or install a new oven. Simple! 

    4. Whirlpool Interactive Cooktop – Cooking Transformed

    Are you ready to be blown away? But don’t get too excited because it’s still not available. Whirlpool has an interactive cook top that’s the future of cooking; despite being introduced at CES 2014.

    Whirlpool Interactive Cooktop

    The cook top combines everything a person could ever want into one neat panel.

    This smart cook top allows you to control everything, including:

    • scrolling recipes
    • playing songs
    • checking emails
    • and social media

    … and yes, you can cook, too.

    The cooking surface turns into this massive touchscreen into an induction cooker to heat up your pots and pans. You can pin recipes on Pinterest, google items and of course, cook!

    The video below sums it up!

    What Whirlpool and other companies are moving to is an interactive kitchen, where appliances connect or talk to each other; fridge, oven, dishwasher, stove, washing machine and more.

    These are all controlled with an app; from turning them off and on, to giving instructions. 

    Imagine knowing every item in your fridge and finding recipes that match these ingredients. You’ll never cook the same way again. 

    Whether you’re learning to cook with a Sous Vide, or you want to take your kitchen and your cooking to the next level, the four high-tech gadgets above will certainly help you reduce your cooking times and make cooking easier.

    Modern kitchens will look a lot different in 5 – 10 years when these gadgets become standards in new kitchens run for efficiency using connectivity.


    Guest Post by Joe Hughes, known by most as the Sous Vide Wizard, is an expert in the cooking technique known as sous vide. He runs the very popular website, https://sousvidewizard.com, which provides the latest sous vide industry news, techniques, tricks, and recipes. You can contact Joe at [email protected]


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