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  • Writer's pictureJenna

Must-Have Everyday Kitchen Gadgets You'll Love!

In the fast-paced world of cooking and meal prep, having the right tools can make a world of difference. We've rounded up a list of the best everyday kitchen gadgets that are sure to elevate your culinary experience and leave you wondering how you ever managed without them. From time-saving appliances to handy utensils, these family-friendly gadgets will revolutionize the way you cook and make your kitchen feel like a well-oiled machine.

  1. Immersion Blender - This handheld blender is a versatile tool that can blend soups, smoothies, sauces, and even baby food. It’s easy to use and clean, and takes up less space than a regular blender. Check out the Cuisinart Smart Stick Immersion Blender.

  2. Garlic Press - A garlic press is a small but mighty tool that can save you a lot of time and hassle. With just a squeeze, you can mince garlic without having to chop it by hand. Try the Kuhn Rikon Epicurean Garlic Press.

  3. Microplane Grater - This tool is perfect for grating cheese, zest, ginger, and more. It’s easy to use and clean, and takes up very little space in your kitchen. Check out the Microplane Premium Classic Zester Grater.

  4. Instant Pot - This multi-cooker has become a kitchen staple for many families. It can pressure cook, slow cook, sauté, steam, and even make yogurt. It’s perfect for making meals quickly and easily, and can save you a lot of time and effort. Try the Instant Pot DUO60.

  5. Mandoline Slicer - This tool can be used to slice vegetables, fruits, and even cheese quickly and easily. It’s great for making salads or adding some texture to your dishes. Check out the OXO Good Grips Chef’s Mandoline Slicer.

  6. Kitchen Shears - These scissors are designed specifically for use in the kitchen and can be used to cut herbs, vegetables, meat, and more. They’re also great for opening packaging and trimming dough. Try the Wüsthof Come-Apart Kitchen Shears.

  7. Silicone Baking Mats - These mats can be used instead of parchment paper or cooking spray, and are great for baking cookies, roasting vegetables, and more. They’re non-stick and reusable, making them an eco-friendly option. Check out the Silpat Premium Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat.

  8. Digital Kitchen Scale - This tool is essential for any baker, and can also be useful for portion control. It’s great for accurately measuring ingredients and can help ensure consistent results. Try the OXO Good Grips Stainless Steel Food Scale.

  9. Vegetable Peeler - A good vegetable peeler can make preparing vegetables much easier. Look for one that has a comfortable grip and a sharp blade. Try the Kuhn Rikon Original Swiss Peeler.

  10. Food Processor - This appliance can be used to chop, puree, and blend ingredients quickly and easily. It’s great for making dips, sauces, and even homemade nut butter. Check out the Cuisinart 14-Cup Food Processor.

  11. Air Fryer - Say goodbye to greasy fried food with the magic of an air fryer. The Ninja Air Fryer uses hot air circulation to cook food to a crispy perfection, using minimal to no oil. From crispy french fries to golden chicken wings, the air fryer allows you to enjoy your favorite indulgences guilt-free.

  12. Stand Mixer - The KitchenAid Stand Mixer is a true workhorse in the kitchen. With its powerful motor and a range of attachments, it can handle everything from mixing dough for fresh bread to whipping up fluffy desserts. Baking enthusiasts and busy parents alike will appreciate the convenience and versatility of this iconic appliance.

  13. Silicone Spatula Set - Upgrade your kitchen utensils with a set of high-quality silicone spatulas. The M KITCHEN WORLD Silicone Spatula Set is heat-resistant, non-stick, and gentle on your cookware. Perfect for scraping every last bit of batter from the mixing bowl or folding delicate ingredients into a cake batter, these spatulas are a game-changer for any cook.

  14. Instant-Read Meat Thermometer - Achieve perfectly cooked meats every time with an instant-read meat thermometer. The ThermoPro TP03 Digital Instant-Read Thermometer ensures that your meat reaches the ideal internal temperature for juicy and flavorful results. No more guesswork or overcooked meals—just tender meat every time.

  15. Spiralizer - Introduce more vegetables into your family's diet with a spiralizer. The Brieftons 7-Blade Spiralizer turns zucchini, carrots, and other veggies into delicious noodle-like strands, allowing you to create healthy and colorful dishes. From zucchini pasta to sweet potato curly fries, the spiralizer adds a fun twist to your meals.

  16. Herb Stripper - Say goodbye to tediously plucking leaves from herbs with a handy herb stripper. The Chef'n ZipStrip Herb Stripper removes herb leaves from the stem in one quick motion, saving you time and effort. Whether you're adding fresh basil to a pasta dish or garnishing your salad with cilantro, the herb stripper makes herb preparation a breeze.

With these everyday kitchen gadgets, you'll streamline your cooking process, save time, and discover a newfound joy in the kitchen. From the convenience of an Instant Pot to the versatility of a spiralizer, these family-friendly tools will revolutionize the way you prepare meals. Embrace these must-have gadgets and get ready to take your culinary skills to new heights.


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