Best Late-Night Info-Tainment for Insomniac Chefs

A round-up of the most entertaining kitchen gadget commercials.


In the midst of creating our list of the 50 Most Important Inventions (and Discoveries) in Food and Drink, and the 10 Food and Drink Inventions We Didn't Need, we were reminded of the iconic infomercials that accompany many of the products on our list. From Mr. T's incredible enthusiasm while poaching fish in his Flavorwave Oven to Ginsu  Knives — with blades so sharp that not even a tree branch or rubber tubing could dull them. Here are our faves, and click here for the complete list

Ginsu Knives


The Slap Chop


The Flavorwave Oven


The Zoom Flavor Marinator


The George Foreman Grill

The Daily Byte is a regular column dedicated to covering interesting food news and trends across the country. Click here for previous columns. 

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