There are so many products out there that claim to make your life easier. We’ve filtered through the fluff and found a few cool kitchen gadgets that will actually come in handy and are vouched for by thousands of positive reviews.
The holy grail of cooking is to have fried food that isn’t boiled in grease and oil. Enter the Air Fryer, which will transform your favorite foods into fried food, without the guilt.
Sous vide cooking relies on timing and the immersion circulator to do precise cooking, taking much of the guesswork out of cooking. Your expensive steak is much harder to overcook and you can pretty much guarantee the perfect doneness (and tenderness) you want. There’s no worrying or embarrassment of something not being cooked properly if you have people over, and there’s a great sense of confidence that your food is just the way you want it.
This is the best invention for a pasta lover who wants to eat with less guilt. Zuchinni noodles takes less than a minute to spiral. Just season with garlic powder, red pepper flakes, black pepper and toss with olive oil. A quick sauté (1-2 minutes) then transfer to a large bowl, top with parmesan cheese, delicious and no carb.
A grease splatter screen does what is says: screens splatters. You put it over the top of a frying pan to keep pops of oil from ending up all over your kitchen (or you, for that matter). It would be helpful when searing meat over very high heat or frying bacon.
This vegetable chopper cuts down the time it takes to prepare onions, celery, mushrooms, carrots and more. Easy to use, easy to clean!
At this point I hope you’ve had someone tell you to cook to temperature and not to time, but if they haven’t, here’s your PSA: heat sources vary dramatically, the internal temperature of a meat at proper doneness does not. Get this thin thermometer that checks the core temperature in five seconds or less. It’ll make you a better cook.
A Must Have For Any Garlic Lover: A garlic peeling/mincing/crushing set to ensure adding garlicky goodness to all of your dishes is not just easier, but basically a requirement
This rapid egg cooker makes perfect hard boiled eggs, soft boiled eggs, poached eggs, scrambled eggs, and individual omelets every time
You could get your hands messy shaping burgers—or you could have a press do it for you. This one allows you to adjust the weight from 1/4 b to 3/4 lb for even patties for more consistent grilling and fast prep.
It’s really quite a nuisance to remove pasta from a pot into a colander and back into the pot to coat it in sauce and seasoning. Luckily, this one snaps onto pots and pans and makes dumping water easier and less time-consuming.