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Many of you knew exactly what this week’s mystery object is: a hot plate. The Cooka electric cooking pad’s portability makes it a must-have in any small kitchen or for any camping trip. Maurizio Maiorana’s design includes three silver burner plates that are surrounded by tiny holes that emit a stream of hot air so no excess heat is lost during cooking. And when you’re done cooking, simply wipe it and fold it to stow away. Its simplicity makes cooking easy for even the most amateur of cooks – that’s probably why I’m so in love with it!



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6 Responses

  1. Briana@HGTV says:

    I don't think I ever would have guessed that! Good find. :)

  2. Mary says:

    Brilliant idea. Thanks for sharing!

  3. NaomiAnselmo says:

    That is pretty awesome, not gonna lie!

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  5. eksda says:

    what type of power source does it use. if you take it camping how does it work. need more info to decide whether it is something i could use

Farima AlaviFarima is the entertaining editor for HGTV.com. Aside from her job, she loves fashion, playing with her rambunctious Yorkie, Rosie, and is a self-proclaimed foodie. She lives in a house...


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