A culinary torch for 57 percent off? I’d buy it.

It's $19.

WEINAS Culinary Torch
WEINAS Culinary Torch. Amazon

Ever dreamed of having a perfectly caramelized, homemade crème brûlée? After watching hours of Chopped (or Iron Chef, if that’s your bag) do you feel ready to try and impress your friends at a dinner party? A culinary torch will let you sear, brown, boil, and melt your foods with more precision and control. This butane torch by WEINAS has a double blue flame that can reach up to 2500 degrees. The dual flame means you can caramelize faster and with less fuel.

There are safety features built in—explosion-proof barrier technology sounds good to me—to protect yourself and to keep the device from being used by children. The torch is a made of aluminum and has a switch-and-twist valve that controls the flow of the fuel. Butane is not included—the torch holds 12 grams—so make sure to order some here. Get the torch for $19.

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Billy Cadden

Billy CaddenBilly Cadden is the Director of Commerce for the Camden Media tech group. He was part of NYC indie rock band The Postelles, and currently releases solo music under his name. His latest work is available on all streaming platforms. Contact the author here.