5 Opening Kitchen Gadgets Improved by Design Expert | Epicurious

  • Published: 18 September 2019
  • Is the Coco Jack the best way to open up young coconuts? Can it be improved? Design and usability expert Dan Formosa takes a look at some common kitchen opening gadgets, rates them, and attempts to improve their designs.

    Check out all the gadgets here:
    Coco Jack: https://amzn.to/2O6IX04
    Clever Egg Cracker: https://amzn.to/2LBoRcD
    Nutcracker: https://amzn.to/32JxuYc
    Handy Can Opener: https://amzn.to/2O5HqHy
    Jar Opener: https://amzn.to/2O5DczB

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  • Epicurious
    Epicurious   4 months back

    Try out the gadgets for yourself!
    Coco Jack: https://amzn.to/2O6IX04
    Clever Egg Cracker: https://amzn.to/2LBoRcD
    Nutcracker: https://amzn.to/32JxuYc
    Handy Can Opener: https://amzn.to/2O5HqHy
    Jar Opener: https://amzn.to/2O5DczB

    • Mjohulk Olmos
      Mjohulk Olmos  1 weeks back

      Matdy James azzqa

    • Naxeca Dianna Gill
      Naxeca Dianna Gill  2 months back

      @Isaac Pham
      foreigners: uses coconut opener, egg cracker and tin opener..

      Caribbean People: uses butcher knife to open coconut, uses literally any kitchen knife to crack eggs, uses knife to open tin, all within seconds..

    • Probiotic Maker
      Probiotic Maker  3 months back

      Please review the new ProbioticMaker. I would love to get your take on the ease. Make fresh probiotics with only 1 minute prep and no dirty dishes!!!

    • Thor Jørgensen
      Thor Jørgensen  3 months back

      Think outside the box. A better jar opener would be one that relieves the vacuum pressure inside of the jar.
      Jar lids aren't tight because they are screwed on tightly, they are tight because there's a vacuum inside of the jar.
      A much better design would be a jar opener that presses down on the middle and lifts on the edge of the lid, letting air flow in. It will let out a "popping" noise. When you hear that, remove the gadget and your jar can now be opened, even by a frail grandma.

    • Isaac Pham
      Isaac Pham  4 months back

      Disagree on his assessment that a jar opener needs different products for different sizes. A strap wrench is already the ideal jar opener.

  • Bay DewayZone
    Bay DewayZone  6 hours back

    i think used bare hand and machette more useful than those all gadgets

    • Muhammed Emin Reyhan
      Muhammed Emin Reyhan  8 hours back

      opening nuts is ez i can open nuts with my bare hands

      • CLAM
        CLAM  11 hours back

        These gadgets should be tested by Crazy Russian Hacker

        • W. J
          W. J  1 days back

          Was very good on delivery

          • Danik Willemen
            Danik Willemen  2 days back

            why does this guy still work at like 84 yo

            • Bohitargep
              Bohitargep  3 days back


              • Kevin Flores
                Kevin Flores  3 days back

                Hahahahah😂😂 all of this is so unnecessary, use a serrated knife😂, you don’t crack it and is faster😂 so dumb. Why would you waste your money on this “Pretty easily”💀

                • Harrison maddox
                  Harrison maddox  3 days back

                  i love how he opened with the coco jack with a straight face "this will involve a lot of banging"

                  • Spencer Dontaskmebitch

                    why do they show everything interesting that happens as the intro to the video? makes me really not want to watch it :/

                    • İsm Ata
                      İsm Ata  4 days back

                      looks like "egg" thingies generally either dont work, or not really needed.
                      and thats when we re excluding "cleaning".

                      • Andrew Person
                        Andrew Person  5 days back


                        • TheRedGuyYT Roblox And More

                          All you need for the coconut is a machete

                          • 𝚌 𝚊 𝚕 𝚎 𝚢 𝚊 𝚖 𝚒 𝚕

                            _young coconuts_

                            • Rainbow Dash is best Pony

                              I also use my nutcracker when I'm oiled up.

                              • Ashley Burries
                                Ashley Burries  6 days back

                                Can we just take a moment to admire is gorgeous nails!!!! 💚💙💛👌🏾

                                • Jake Frei
                                  Jake Frei  6 days back

                                  Hmm.. this video doesn’t really help me because I have no arms. 7/10 I guess.

                                  • Arni Ftw
                                    Arni Ftw  6 days back

                                    Its you that dont know how to crack an egg in your hands

                                    • HS Radiator
                                      HS Radiator  7 days back

                                      Mean while a coconut seller in india had opened a hundred coconuts (raw)

                                      • Lorde Tanish
                                        Lorde Tanish  1 weeks back

                                        Mum: Son just pick a toy

                                        Me: Time for the left handed oil test

                                        • ShadowFatCakes
                                          ShadowFatCakes  1 weeks back

                                          I love dan

                                          • Veronica Nelson
                                            Veronica Nelson  1 weeks back

                                            I love watching these and listening to his improvements and thoughts! Please keep this series going!

                                            • Cookie life
                                              Cookie life  1 weeks back

                                              I thought coco nuts were brown

                                              • Stream Sniper
                                                Stream Sniper  2 weeks back

                                                I have the jar opener and it’s so easy to use

                                                • liam lego world
                                                  liam lego world  2 weeks back

                                                  i am the egg man coocookacho

                                                  • Antony
                                                    Antony  2 weeks back

                                                    Says he’s oiling his non dominant hand

                                                    Oils both hands. Wtf

                                                    • kur qnkov
                                                      kur qnkov  1 weeks back

                                                      I think he does that because when you have arthritis for example it isn’t exclusive to one hand and he uses the non dominant hand to get a better reading

                                                  • Gtherdether
                                                    Gtherdether  2 weeks back

                                                    Dude to open coconuts use a power drill, a crowbar, and a hammer

                                                    • Dylan Rose
                                                      Dylan Rose  2 weeks back

                                                      Crazy Russian hacker did it first

                                                      • GG GAMING
                                                        GG GAMING  2 weeks back

                                                        This old dumb man don't even know how to crack an egg carefully

                                                        • Ken Nguyen
                                                          Ken Nguyen  2 weeks back

                                                          Americans are weird, so weird!

                                                          • Sam Wagstaff
                                                            Sam Wagstaff  1 weeks back

                                                            @Ken Nguyen fair enough, I'm not even American lol, I'm British

                                                          • Ken Nguyen
                                                            Ken Nguyen  1 weeks back

                                                            Sam Wagstaff because you guys invented some of the weirdest tools ever.

                                                          • Sam Wagstaff
                                                            Sam Wagstaff  1 weeks back

                                                            Why ?

                                                        • Shredder Nation
                                                          Shredder Nation  2 weeks back

                                                          He is very bad at cracking eggs by hand..

                                                          • Catt Johnson
                                                            Catt Johnson  2 weeks back

                                                            But they never did the redisgns thats sad

                                                            • E Mc
                                                              E Mc  2 weeks back

                                                              90% of the products he thinks shouldn't exist are there for Accessability to people with disabilities

                                                              • BunBun Da bun
                                                                BunBun Da bun  2 weeks back

                                                                I love how wholesome this man is

                                                                • Pleasant Dai
                                                                  Pleasant Dai  2 weeks back

                                                                  I love this man! I want him to design everything.

                                                                  • Scott Longley
                                                                    Scott Longley  2 weeks back

                                                                    It seems like the main advantage of that nut cracker is containing the shrapnel, which he didn't mention. I would have liked to know if it's reliable in that respect.

                                                                    • Mark Lumley
                                                                      Mark Lumley  2 weeks back

                                                                      You suck at cracking eggs!! What a waste of money (the egg cracker)

                                                                      • Kerstie Sweeney
                                                                        Kerstie Sweeney  2 weeks back

                                                                        I 💖 Dan!!

                                                                        • Pixidox
                                                                          Pixidox  2 weeks back

                                                                          Over in Asia they can open up a coconut in 5 secs
                                                                          Beat that 🤯

                                                                          • FrenzyDoesGames GD
                                                                            FrenzyDoesGames GD  2 weeks back

                                                                            IF you have a friend, that is

                                                                            • * la verdad
                                                                              * la verdad  2 weeks back

                                                                              When i find a really good video but i already came:

                                                                              "Not quite yet, let me give it a few more whacks".

                                                                              • [RGT] TheDarkForce
                                                                                [RGT] TheDarkForce  2 weeks back

                                                                                7:33 cmon, rlly?

                                                                                • Set- Tes
                                                                                  Set- Tes  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I really love that he thinks of all the people that have a disability. I study medecine and we learn about the disease and handicaps they may cause but not in a very practical way.
                                                                                  After seing the series a few days ago I found myself looking at what could be improved in the things you find in the hospital that are here to help the patient such as beds, wheelchairs, canes or even self medication devices and most often then not they are well thought of but some may require a few adjustments for the prices they cost.

                                                                                  • Windsjorn
                                                                                    Windsjorn  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I personally have a Hamilton Beach powered can opener. Its always plugged into the wall and it does the same job this does, except that in order to keep it cutting the rim, you have to hold down a "handle" on top. I got it because I don't like manual can openers especially ones that cut into the top of the can.

                                                                                    • Sacrifice Gaming
                                                                                      Sacrifice Gaming  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Who would like to open jar with slippery hand?

                                                                                      • Will Manello
                                                                                        Will Manello  2 weeks back

                                                                                        How does he expect to open the jar if he has no grip on the jar?

                                                                                        • MDV Studio
                                                                                          MDV Studio  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Is it a joke?

                                                                                          • Andre niki
                                                                                            Andre niki  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Puttin oil on a jar opener, puts oil on the rubber part of the jar opener and says this doesnt have grip.... well maybe using lube it has more grip