Abstract: An apparatus for boiling a liquid includes an audible alarm for notifying an individual when the liquid is boiling. The audible alarm makes use of steam generated by the boiling liquid to drive a turbine which is connected to a means for ringing a bell to notify an individual that the liquid is boiling.
Abstract: A foldable support rack having a body member, four hinge portions that are preferably living hinges, tabs extending from opposed ends of the body member, and holes in the body member for engaging the tabs. Additional holes in the body member are dimensioned for receiving articles for support by the rack. The rack is foldable from a first extended position to a second supporting position, forming two portions with triangular cross sections.
Abstract: A combination article for use as a kitchen organizer for holding and organizing both cookbooks and recipes on file cards, comprising an expandable bookholder portion and adapted for selectively accessing the recipes and cookbooks from either of two sides of the organizer is disclosed.
Abstract: A nestable tray for holding food and a beverage glass at social gatherings, wherein the tray has an aperture and a slot continuous with the aperture and extending to the exterior of the tray for receiving the stem of a stemmed glass.
Abstract: A vacuum sealed apparatus for storing foodstuffs is disclosed which comprises a battery powered vacuum pump integral with the container, for portable use in the preservation of foods. More particularly, the invention is a rigid container fitted with a battery operated vacuum pump in its base, and a lid for admitting food to be stored in partial vacuum.