Food gadget finds: Rice Cube, Stackable Appetizer Maker
Shape up savory and sweet foods by subjecting them to the Rice Cube, invented by Australian patent attorney Ross Patten for an appearance on MasterChef.
We successfully cubed couscous, brownies and even chilled compound butters. It provides an easy way for young hands to craft homemade sushi. The product’s website (ricecube.net) has recipes, tips and even a way to submit your own Rice Cube recipes. Suggested retail is $19.99. For purchasing information, log on to facebook.com/RiceCubeUSA.
The Five-Minute Stackable Appetizer Maker from Architec works along the same lines as the Rice Cube, with greater possibilities. You can layer any combination of foods, using the tamper tool as you go. Slits make slicing a breeze. The four-piece set is dishwasher safe and snaps together for easy storage.