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    31 Kitchen Tools That Are So Genius, You May Wonder How You Ever Cooked Without Them

    I'm pretty sure I've needed the corn butter spreader my whole life.

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    1. A Kochblume spill stopper you can put on top of your pot and then walk away, knowing that the water won't overflow onto the stove whenever it finally decides to boil.

    The spill stopper in red on top of a pot on a stove with water boiling inside, illustrating that it will not boil over

    2. A jalapeño corer that will make it super easy to get your jalapeños clean and ready to use in seconds — and keep your hands from touching the spicy insides.

    Reviewer image of the jalapeño corer with a number of clean cored jalapeño in the top of the images all of the cores in the bottom of the image

    3. Silicone dish-washing gloves with bristles to help scrub food residue without having to use a sponge or brush.

    Reviewer wearing the gloves while washing dishes with right hand facing up, showing the bristols on it

    4. A KitchenAid attachment organizer so you can keep all the accessories for your mixer under the cabinet right next to it. You'll be able to easily switch from the dough hook to the whisk when the recipe calls for it.

    The attachments and organizer hanging from a cabinet

    5. A fast-prep kitchen slicer that gives you a better grip while cutting awkwardly shaped food, such as tomatoes, grapes, and even chicken breasts.

    6. A silicone popcorn maker you just fill with kernels, ~pop~ in the microwave, and end up with delicious popcorn in minutes.

    7. A corn butter knife – everyone who sees it will be all ~ears~ to hear where you got it, because they'll want one themselves. Yeah, that's right, you'll say, "I never have to struggle spreading butter on my corn again."

    The corn butter knife with a pat of butter under it on an ear of corn

    8. A three-in-one egg separator because I can't be the only one who has had to start a recipe over multiple times because an egg yolk or shell has accidentally made its way into the bowl.

    The egg separator attached to the side of a bowl with a model's hand breaking an egg into it

    9. Oven gloves that are connected by organic cotton fabric with a texture to help you get a good grip and not spill the hot dish you're carrying.

    Model with the gloves on both hands holding a pot by the bottom and by the handle

    10. A silicone drain cover great for anyone who does not have a disposal and wants a simple way to stop food from going down the drain. This suctions to the sink and can easily be removed to throw the food scraps away.

    Closeup of the drain cover in blue with small lines to let water through and a model's hand picking up a corner, showing the suction underneath

    11. An eco-friendly washable sponge with mesh on one side to help you scrub any caked-on food residue off your dishes.

    Model holding the sponge with the mesh side up under a faucet with water coming out of it

    12. A freezer tray to store the extra herbs you buy when your recipe calls for four tablespoons of fresh parsley...but the grocery store only sells it in bushels meant to serve hundreds.

    A tray with four connected cups filled with herbs and a model's hands taking a few herbs out of one of the cups

    13. Swedish dish cloths that absorb up to 15 times their own weight, so you can use them to clean your whole kitchen in one swoop and then throw them in the dishwasher when done.

    Close up of a model's hands using the dishcloth with a cacti design and dotted boarder to clean a bowl

    14. Reusable produce storage bags specifically designed to keep fruit, vegetables, and even flowers fresher longer so you can actually enjoy everything you purchase.

    Double images: On the left two bananas, one in the GreenBag on the left and one on the right a little more brown, not and on the right, two bananas showing the one on the left that was in the bag less brown than the one on the right

    15. Or a Bluapple produce extender that works for three months to keep your produce from wilting when you look away for one second. Now, you'll actually be able to enjoy all the fresh produce you bought with your hard-earned money.

    16. A scrap collector you can attach to a drawer and scrape excess food into while you're cooking, keeping your cutting board cleaner as you cut everything you need.

    Small bin in green attached to a counter with food scrape inside of it

    17. A fruit slicer set that comes with a watermelon slicer and scooper, a strawberry slicer, and a peach pitter to make cutting and thus enjoying fruit a tad bit easier.

    18. A reusable silicone bag you find so useful for not only storing food but also making it super easy to steam, sous vide or marinate.

    Model holding a clear silicone bag with asparagus inside and olive oil being poured inside

    19. An Always pan designed to replace eight pieces of cookware, and look good while doing it. This means you can have a decluttered cabinet and yet still make all the different kinds of food you want.

    20. A handheld bag sealer here to ensure you never get excited to eat your favorite Chili & Lime tortilla chips from Trader Joe's, only to realize that they've gone stale with the lackluster bag clip you have. This small device uses heat to reseal any bag, leaving whatever's inside fresh and ready for you to enjoy.

    21. A champagne stopper perfect for anyone who likes to enjoy a glass with dinner or mimosa with brunch — but doesn't want to feel pressure to finish the bottle in the same day. This little tool reseals it, so it's fresh and bubbly for longer.

    Double image: On the left, model's hands around a champagne bottle with arrows pointing to where it is sealed and on the right, the hand and a red arrow showing how to press it down with the words 'Pump it'

    22. A set of toaster oven bags designed to make the perfect grilled cheese without turning on the stove. You'll brie so thankful for this easy dinner, especially after you finally finish your work day and find you're exhausted and just want to eat now. Why does a grilled cheese always sound good at that moment??

    23. A miracle plastic container with FreshVent technology to regulate the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide to keep your berries fresh for up to two (!!) weeks so you can actually enjoy them instead of realizing they're already bad and having to take a trip to the grocery store to get more.

    24. A rapid egg cooker you can use to make hard-, medium-, or soft-boiled eggs in a matter of minutes. So goodbye to not knowing what you're going to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner this week.

    25. An EZ Off Jar Opener, because I can't be the only one who's abandoned making dinner and simply ordered takeout because I couldn't get a jar open.

    26. A microwave pasta maker that just might revolutionize how you make pasta. Just put the pasta and water in, stick it in the microwave, and you'll have al dente pasta in minutes. You'll never have to wait for water to boil again.

    27. A flip top you can attach to your bottles to make sure you get EVERY. LAST. DROP. There's really nothing as satisfying as using up all of your condiments.

    Double image: On the left, bottle labeled 'Barbecue Sauce' with no much left and on the right, the same bottle with a flip top attached and sitting upside down causing everything inside to be close to the cap

    28. A garlic prepping set because if you're like me and HATE mincing garlic with a burning passion (don't ask me why; I have no idea) then what you need to do instead of not cooking dinner is use the peeler and mincer to get perfect garlic in seconds.

    hands holding the silver stainless steel garlic press, mincing some garlic through the wholes in the middle, with the pink round peeler sitting next to it

    29. An automatic pot-stirrer that'll basically be your sous-chef when you don't have any help in the kitchen as it keeps whatever you're cooking stirred while you focus on whatever else the recipe calls for.

    The pot stirrer with three-prong legs in a pot of red sauce

    30. A Whisk Wiper Pro because while licking the entire whisk *sounds* like a good idea, this little tool will *actually* get it clean way easier than just sticking it in the water and hoping for the best.

    Model lifting the Whisk Wiper off a wisk, illustrating how it cleans it

    31. A three-pack of nonstick oven liners you can cut to fit your oven or grill to protect it from getting covered in the goo and gunk that spills out of whatever you're cooking. Just pull the liner out (when the oven isn't hot anymore) and wash it in the sink for a fuss-free way to keep your oven clean.

    Inside of an oven with a pizza baking and the oven liners sitting on the bottom catching droplets

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