Coolest Inventions 2004: Cook Smart

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It's a cook's nightmare: you make a beautiful cake or lasagna and then struggle so hard to wriggle a piece out of the pan, it looks like a collapsed mess by the time it hits the plate. Enter the Lock n' Bake pan--a 2004 winner in Hammacher Schlemmer's Search for Invention competition--which solves that problem with sides that fold down after baking and a flat, removable tray for neater serving.

INVENTOR Aneela Rajusth

AVAILABILITY Spring 2005, price not set

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