March 21, 2013

INSIDE THE AMERICAN HOUSEWARES CRAZE. “What’s interesting is that these two trends—exquisite artisanal chicken coops and high-end kitchen robots—are growing at the same time. What’s even more interesting is that they may not be opposed. After all, if you’ve got perfectly fresh eggs, shouldn’t you also get the top-notch equipment to turn them into perfect hollandaise? And now that women are in the workforce instead of the farm kitchen, shouldn’t that equipment save time as well as labor? Which is to say, shouldn’t it let you walk away and do something else?”