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The Knives Every Guy Needs In His Kitchen

The Knives Every Guy Needs In His Kitchen

If you’re using a junky set of kitchen knives, stop and throw them in the trash. Stocking your kitchen with quality knives will completely change the way you cook. This doesn’t mean you need to go out and buy a dozen new ones, just invest in a few quality staples and your kit...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Holiday Gift Guide: The Chef

Holiday Gift Guide: The Chef

Most people get so stuffed during the holidays that they can't look at food for the first couple weeks of the new year. The Chef is not like this. He hops back in the kitchen and starts the skillet right back up. If you're shopping for The Chef, here are some gift ideas he'll salivate over.

GIR Bacon Spatula

GIR Bacon Spatula

It's not everyday that a spatula changes your life. Okay, the GIR Spatula didn't really change our lives, but it is without a doubt the best spatula we've ever used. Now you can pick up the silicone utensil in a lovely bacon motif for cooking up your Sunday breakfast. Each GIR Sp...

The Snacking Dead: A Parody Cookbook

The Snacking Dead: A Parody Cookbook

We've got to say, "Parody Cookbooks" is a very small genre. And while there aren't tons out there, we think we just found our favorite. The Snacking Dead: A Parody Cookbook features recipes and survival tips perfect for the impending zombie apocalypse. Whip up a Three Cheese Calz...

The American Craft Beer Cookbook

The American Craft Beer Cookbook

We didn't need to get past the title of this book before we clicked the order button. 150+ different recipes based around American Craft Beer and pub food? Sold. From slow-cooked Dopplebock BBQ meatballs, to Crawfish Bordelaise (classic French sauce--we had to Google it, too), to...

KettlePizza BBQ Insert

KettlePizza BBQ Insert

Since it's the time of year when your cooking happens mostly outside of the kitchen, you need to figure out ways to eat things other than burgers and dogs. The KettlePizza Insert is an ingenious way to turn your kettle grill into a pizza oven and expand your meal options. Simply ...

Chelsea Miller Knives

Chelsea Miller Knives

Investing in a quality chef's knife is one of the smartest moves anyone can make for their cooking needs. When that quality knife is also gorgeous, well, that's just an added bonus. Chelsea Miller creates each of her unique knives with high carbon steel that was cut from discarde...

Tactical BBQ Apron

Tactical BBQ Apron

It's just about time for the scent of smoke to start wafting from grills around the country. As you prepare to gear up for BBQ season, consider taking your grill game to another level this year. First step, this Tactical BBQ Apron. Forget ever having to run into the house to grab...

Chopula Stainless Steel Spatula

Chopula Stainless Steel Spatula

There are plenty of jobs that require tools, but most tools have evolved past having a singular purpose. Here's a quick list off the top of our heads: multitools, drills, grilling spatulas, hammers, pliers, the list keeps going for a while. Cooking requires tools too, but unless ...

Brooklynese Kitchenware

Brooklynese Kitchenware

Before the hipster invasion, Brooklynites were known for having a way of speaking that wasn't characterized by aloofness and cryptic irony. Those from Manhattan's little brother were known for a bit of an accent that seemingly had a hard time ending any word with an "r." As an od...

Star Spangled Spatula

Star Spangled Spatula

You wouldn't spend $65 on this patriotic spatula?? What, do you hate America or something? Okay, frankly, we aren't looking to drop that kind of cash on a spatula either, but we have to admit that the design by Jacob Riley-Wasserman is pretty sweet. Made from stainless steel and ...

Special Sh*t Seasoning

Special Sh*t Seasoning

Bull Shit. Special Shit. Aw Shit. Good Shit. Hot Shit. Dip Shit. BBQ Shit? Until that last one, we could have just as easily been talking about terms of endearment thrown around during a football game as actual, honest to goodness food seasoning. Seriously. Each of those is a sea...

Spice Holder With Lid

Spice Holder With Lid

Right now, we've got a wooden salt keeper on our kitchen counter and the rest of our spices on a rotating platform in a cabinet. And, while we use salt more than any other seasoning, it's annoying to always be digging out the smoked paprika and garlic powder. This Spice Holder fr...