“I always hated cooking with cheap blowtorches because I could taste the gas in food that had been torched,” says Dave Arnold, inventor at Momofuku and creator of the Searzall, his high-powered answer to weak kitchen firepower. “The Searzall creates an even radiant heat source that doesn’t leave ‘torch taste.’ I use it at home for tons of things, like melting cheese on burgers or searing raw fish.”

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