What the ReJigger does is simple: it has a compartment for the right quantity of each ingredient for a mixed drink. (Inventor Marcus Wang claims it makes an 'endless number' of different cocktails, but he starts with 9 basic recipes.) The Rejigger then caps onto a standard pint glass so you can shake the drink, and then works as a strainer to get the chilled cocktail into your serving glass.
'Kickstarter' on Serious Eats
Eric Prum and Josh Williams wanted to translate the back-porch-drinking experience of the mason jar to their serious appreciation for quality cocktails.
There's no shortage of worthy food-related projects waiting to be funded on Kickstarter, but I'd like to give a shout-out to the good folks at Foster Harris House in Washington Virginia, just down the road from the Inn at Little Washington. Chef-owner John MacPherson is a really good cook who's committed to sustainable agriculture in an inclusive way. He's trying to raise money for a PBS food show, In Season. Read more about the Kickstarter project here.
A pair of childhood pals and self-proclaimed nerds cook up a revolutionarily affordable home-espresso machine, put the project on Kickstarter, and overwhelmingly surpass their funding and backing goals? Must be all the caffeine.
If you want the burger-themed wrapping paper above to become a reality, help fund Gift Couture's Kickstarter project. They're trying to raise $7,900 by the end if January 1 to print at least 1,000 sheets of each design and ship them to backers, along with enable them to release future sets of wrapping paper. A minimum $20 pledge will get you a full set of the burger gift wrap, while a pledge of $150 or more will also get you a handmade golden cheeseburger trophy.