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EC: 10 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets to Take Brunch to the Next Level
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We’ve seen the future and it looks deliciously bright. Futuristic kitchen devices like a 3D chocolate printer to a coffee brewer that makes the perfect cup every time already exist. Creative scientists and techies are making all your kitchen dreams come true with some miraculous cooking products. Get out of the kitchen dark ages and join the wave of the future with these 10 gadgets, so tech-savvy that they’d make even NASA jealous.

Fret not about getting dinner started on time when you’ve got an AGA iTotal Control oven. A simple text message from your smartphone gets things cooking, allowing you to connect with your home stove, controlling the power button and temperature inside. So you can keep calm and carry on.

What if we told you that you can cook a meal with famed chef Gordon Ramsay without leaving your own kitchen? It’s easier than it sounds. High-tech gadget, Global Chef, comes with a roster of cooking lessons by top chefs like Ramsay. Not only do you get the recipe, but you get a 360 degree mini version of the top chefs, who are projected onto your countertop in hologram form. Did we mention that this appliance also connects you with friends and family cooking across the globe, reduces kitchen noise and smells while in use, and has only one button? In other words, it’s a game changer.

There’s no more lingering in front of an open refrigerator door with the In My Fridge Project. Equipped with radio-frequency identification technology, this savvy fridge comes with a smart touch-screen display that tells you what’s inside, including quality, quantity, and expiration date. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. It will also warn you about food allergies, provide recipes, and keep you in check with your diet plan.

The perfect host gift comes in dark, milk, or white chocolate. Let your imagination run wild as CocoJet, a 3D culinary printer from 3D Systems and The Hershey Company, lets you create custom designed chocolates in all kinds of elaborate shapes. Just one more way to be the life of the party.

Genie may sound like something you’d find at the space station, only it’s made for your kitchen. The magical box cooks up small pods filled with freeze-dried fare in under a minute. No muss, no fuss. If we lost you at freeze-dried, just know that options sound quite tasty, from Arabica coffee cake to banana and walnut muffins. What more could you ask for?

Leave your nutritional needs to the high-tech expert with Countertop. The high-tech surface assesses your lifestyle needs and, taking into the account the home appliances you already own, recommends the best course of action on how to whip up a meal based your likes, dislikes, and workout schedule. It’s like the CEO of your kitchen.

You don’t have to settle for mediocre coffee at home. Get help now with Artist. The innovative coffee machine changes its brewing methods based on your choice of beans. What’s more, it knows how much milk, coffee and syrup you like, guaranteeing the perfect cup of java every time.

Make your next fry-up in a smart frying pan. A temperature sensor in the handle of the Pantelligent connects to your cell phone via Bluetooth, walking you through different recipes and telling you if you need to add more oil, or flip your egg, patty or pancake. Most importantly, it lets you know when your food is ready to eat. Bon appetit.

There’s no last call with Somabar, a nifty gadget that will help you craft cocktails. Line things up by picking the liquor and ingredients you want, then place your drink order choosing from 300 recipes available on the Somabar smartphone app. Stand back as your boozy creation comes to life in five seconds.

Wave your hands in the air like you just don’t care. And toss your trash in the can at the same time.The no-touch Simplehuman trash can opens via hand motion. No muss, no fuss.