15 Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change Your Life
Whether you enjoy cooking or find it a chore, having the right tools on hand makes everything easier. Take a look at our favorite 15 tools and gadgets that will make your time in the kitchen much more enjoyable:
#15 The 5-Blade Spiralizer (It's Time to Get Fancy with Veggies)
Make everyday vegetables look like something truly special with this 5-Blade Spiralizer. It can spiralize even the hardest root vegetables, such as sweet potatoes and turnips, and can turn a zucchini into your new favorite pasta substitute. Perfect for anyone following a vegan, paleo, raw or gluten-free diet. Buy it here.
#14 Glass Prep Mixing Bowls (Sounds Boring, But We Promise These Are Lifesavers)
When cooking and baking, you can never have enough prep bowls. This set of 8 comes in two handy sizes, perfect for prepping ingredients (mise en place). Buy them here.
#13 Narrow Measuring Spoons (Time to Ditch the Old Ones You Can't Read Anymore!)
Time to throw out your mismatched measuring spoons that no longer have the measurements listed on them because they rubbed off in the dishwasher. These spoons are specially designed to fit inside spice jars, are 18/8 stainless steel, dishwasher safe and the measurement on each spoon is stamped in, so it will never rub off. Buy them here.
#12 KitchenAid Box Grater (It's All About the Container)
You probably have a box grater, but if you don’t have a KitchenAid box grater, it’s time for an upgrade! This grater has a rubber bottom and handle to keep it steady, 3 grating sizes, 1 slicing blade, and a three-cup plastic container with lid that catches food as you grate. Buy it here.
#11 OXO Good Grips Can Opener (Yes, It's That Good)
I LOVE this can opener. I know that sounds a little dramatic for a can opener, but I’ve had mine for years and years, and it still works perfectly. It has a non-slip rubber grip and the oversized turning knob makes it very easy on your hands. It’s slightly more expensive than other openers, but it’s worth every penny. Get yours here.
#10 Dough-Joe Pizza and Baking Stone (No More Floppy Pizzas!)
The key to great pizza from scratch is heat, and a lot of it. You can place your pizza directly on these stones, or use a pizza pan, either way works great. Having 5 separate stones allows you to use them in smaller ovens or on your grill, prevents breaking as is common with larger stones, and they’re easier to store when not in use. Buy it here.
#9 Artisan Griller Insulated Cooking Gloves (Safety First!)
These insulated cooking gloves have a five finger insulated design, allowing you to manage anything on the grill or smoker, and of course, your kitchen oven. They have a textured palm, making it easier to hold onto slippery foods and have a soft jersey liner to keep your hands comfortable. Buy them here.
#8 Nessie Soup Ladle (Have Some Fun)
Everything is easier when you're smiling. This whimsical ladle has a set of “feet” that keeps it upright. Use it in a pot of soup or a punch bowl and amuse both kids and adults as the loch ness monster peers out! Buy it here.
#7 OXO Food Scale (Fool-Proof Baking)
Ever try to measure a large item, only to find that you can’t read the measurement because it’s buried under the item your weighing? Try this OXO Food Scale with a pull-away display that makes it the display easy to read even with large items. It measures in ounce and gram increments, and has a handy tare feature that allows you to weigh multiple ingredients in a single container. Buy it here.
#6 Williams Sonoma Open Kitchen Oven to Table Rectangular Baker (Pretty Presentation!)
This sturdy oven-to-table 3 piece set is perfect for baking, cooking and roasting. They are made of enameled porcelain for uniform heating and are microwave, oven and dishwasher safe. Purchase them here.
#5 AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mat 2 Pack (Easy to Clean!)
Silicone baking mats make baking easy and convenient - They’re non-stick, so no need for oils or sprays, they’re oven safe up to 480F and are easy to clean and reuse, so no waste! Buy them here.
#4 Silicone Suction Lids (You'll Use These All the Time)
These lids are so versatile. They can be used to cover pots and pans while cooking, used in the microwave to prevent food splatters, used to cover food in the fridge or freezer, and under hot pans as a trivet. This set has 5 sizes, and you’ll find a use for all of them. Buy the set here.
#3 Molcajete (Step Up Your Guac Game)
This molcajete (mortar) and tejolete (pestle) set is ideal for making and serving authentic guacamole, and it also works great for crushing whole spices and making spice blends. Each molcajete is hand carved from a single piece of basalt rock, making each one truly unique. Get yours here.
#2 Herb Scissors (Speed Chopping)
With 5 stainless steel blades and an ergonomic design, these herb scissors make chopping, cutting and mincing herbs super fast and easy. They come with a bonus comb for easy cleaning and to keep your fingers safe. Purchase a pair here.
#1 Butter Knife Magic Spreader (This is Just Genius)
This little butter spreader is truly one of a kind, allowing you to spread cold butter easily on bread, muffins, bagels by grating slicing or curling it into ribbons. It’s made of top grade 304 stainless steel and dishwasher safe. Buy it here.
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