Haven't you always wanted to slice your own meat at home like the pros at the deli? Now you can with the affordable Chef's Choice Electric Slicer ($250). The German machine will cut anything from meats and cheeses to vegetables. It's got a 7" stainless-steel blade, a dial gauge to adjust thickness from paper-thin to 5/8" and has an automatic on/off safety switch to save those fingers.
Capresso's new top of the line model, the Impressa Z6 ($3,600) is a coffee powerhouse. With push-button controls and in-machine handling of bean grinding, brewing, milk frothing, and drink mixing, you'll end up with perfect cappuccinos and lattes that are sure to be the envy of all your house guests. In addition, the customizable coffee-strength settings and programmable buttons that store various users' beverage preferences make sure that everyone in your home gets their fix of joe exactly how they like it.
We all have magnets on our fridge, but most of them don't have half the utility of this one. The Bottle Opener / Fridge Magnet ($27) is a great-looking addition to your beer drinking arsenal, and comes in four different colors to match your kitchen's decor. The steps between you and your favorite brew just got shorter.