03/24/2011 12:39 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Best Late-Night Info-Tainment for Insomniac Chefs


In the midst of creating our 50 Most Important Inventions (and Discoveries) in Food and Drink, and the 10 Food and Drink Inventions We Didn't Need, we were reminded of the iconic infomercials that accompany many of the products on our list. From Mr. T's incredible enthusiasm while poaching fish in his Flavorwave Oven to Ginsu Knives -- with blades so sharp that not even a tree branch or rubber tubing could dull them. Below are our faves, and see the complete list on our YouTube channel.

- Molly Aronica, The Daily Meal

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Ginsu Knives

The Slap Chop

The Flavorwave Oven

The Zoom Flavor Marinator

The George Foreman Grill