It’s cheaper and certainly healthier to prepare your own food but let’s face it, cooking can be such a nuisance sometimes. That’s where useful kitchen accessories come into play. With the right tools, cooking does not only become easier, but it can actually be fun. From super useful gadgets that help you deal with your biggest kitchen annoyances to unusual cooking aids, we’ve got a list of kitchen gadgets you should know about.
OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer
When you’re in the mood to make guacamole or avocado toast, the thought of getting the pit out while getting perfect slices can make you abort mission. You might have seen avocado tools which help with cutting up the flesh, but the OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer not only cuts fantastic slices, but it also helps you get the pit out easily and slice the avocado into perfect halves.
Whether you’re looking to wow your guests or get the kids to have some fun in the kitchen, a pancake pen can be a fun accessory to have in the kitchen. All you have to do is fill it with pancake batter and you can create different letters and shapes in the pan.
GreenPan Rio 7″ Ceramic Non-Stick Open Frypan
We don’t expect the non-stick pan to ever go out of fashion, given how useful it is. If you hate doing the dishes, you might want to consider getting one; your dish-washing days will never be the same again. No more scraping and scrubbing; all you’ll need to do is wipe with a paper towel if you use it frequently.
Master Pan Non-Stick Skillet
We won’t be surprised if this multi-compartment skillet soon becomes your favourite piece of cookware. It lets you cook and season all your ingredients for your meals at the same time without having to worry about them contaminating one another. Essentially, it’s a huge timesaver for both cleaning and cooking.
If you feel like eating ‘egg cubes’ anytime soon, this is the tool for you. Once you have cooked your hard boiled eggs, you can use this tool to mould them into delightful square shapes. Toss them in a salad or pop them in your mouth. Anyhow, they’re fun to make and eat.
The Mandoline Handheld Slicer
If you’re like most people, you’d be happy if you never had to chop another vegetable in your life. With the Mandoline, slicing anything and everything becomes easier. Plus, it even comes with a hand guard to protect your fingers as you get closer to the bottom of the vegetable.
Chefman Egg Cooker
If you love boiled eggs, you might want to consider investing in an egg cooker. It can be a challenge determining how long you should cook eggs or how much water to put in the pot in order to get the degree of hardness or softness you like. That’s where Chefman’s egg cooker saves the day. You fill the base of the appliance with water and use the accompanying measuring cup to determine how much water you’ll need for the kind of eggs you want.
YouCopia 24-Bottle Spice Organizer with Universal Drawers
You might be wondering what a spice rack is doing on this list, but a rack that can hold all your spices is essential if you do a lot of cooking, especially if you like to try new recipes often. This one can fit in up to 24 spice bottles and if you need even more, there’s a variant for 30 bottles.
Monkey Potato Peeler
You’re not alone if you think peeling potatoes is a messy and challenging task. However, with this tool, you’ll have a cute little monkey to entertain you as you peel away.
What can be more delightful in the evening or anytime of the day for that matter than sandwich cookies dipped in milk. The only thing that might stop you is the ensuing mess when your cookies disintegrate in your cup of milk. Now, you never have to worry about that happening anymore as the Dipr is off to the rescue! This cookie spoon makes it possible to dunk your cookies for longer and with less mess since it holds onto the cookie frosting.
Anova Precision Cooker
If you find yourself constantly ending up with overcooked food, you might want to consider investing in a precision cooker. It works by heating and circulating the water in a pot, allowing the food to get done to the right degree.
Cuisinart Cook Fresh Digital Glass Steamer
Why should you replace your steamer with this one? Well, most steamers on the market circulate steam from below upwards, but Cuisinart’s steamer does so in the reverse, that is, in a top down manner. The result is more evenly cooked food. In addition, the steamer is five litres, making it large enough for family use.
If you’re going to get a sink, why not a get a super functional one. You can improve your efficiency in the kitchen by using Ruvati’s double bowl sink, which also serves as a workstation. It has a track that lets you access built-in accessories such as drying racks, cutting boards and colanders.
Vegetable peeler with 10 razors
Multi-razors are not only great for use in the bathroom as they can now be used to peel vegetables into picture-perfect slivers. Whether you’re whipping up a salad for yourself or entertaining guests, this tool will come in handy.
Love eating twirled spaghetti, but would rather not twirl it yourself? There’s a battery-powered fork that can twirl your spaghetti for you at the push of button.
Whether you’re out for functionality or are looking to have some fun in the kitchen with interesting tools, it can be a worthy investment stocking up your kitchen with various gadgets and accessories. Are there any gadgets you’d like to share? Please leave a comment below.