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    Jan. 16, 2020

    31 Genius Products Every Lazy Person Needs In Their Kitchen

    Always lazy, always hungry.

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    1. A banana slicer that'll dice your favourite potassium-rich fruit into perfect slices in one swift movement. Reviewers love that it's kid friendly and easy to clean.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $4.99.

    2. A bagel guillotine that'll make you feel like Sandy Cohen and give you the perfect cut every time. Now all you have to do is master the cream cheese schmear.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.59. Also available in red and black.

    3. A set of handy toaster bags so that you can make a grilled cheese sandwich without dirtying any pans. You can also use them to heat up leftover pizza, chicken nuggets, and pretty much anything else.

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    They're totally reusable, just give them a quick wash when you're done using them.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $8.70.

    4. A Sushi Bazooka that'll save you from trekking to your local Japanese joint to grab takeout. Just pack it with your favourite fillings, press it out onto nori and voila! You have restaurant-level maki.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.

    5. A meatball mould that creates 32 uniform meatballs with a single press. If you don't want to cook a hefty spaghetti dinner right away, you can store the whole thing in the freezer for later.

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    The design makes portions easy to remove, even when they're frozen solid.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99. There's also a version for cookies.

    6. A pack of mess-free slow cooker liners so that you don't have to clean your entire appliance every time you make soup or stew. They're super durable and won't break, even if you're making a huge batch of something.

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    They're BPA free.

    Get a pack of six on Amazon Canada for $5.99. Also available in packs of 12 and 48.

    7. A salad chopper and bowl that can cut through cheese, veggies, fruit, and lettuce, so you can craft the perfect healthy meal with ease. Reviewers say it's a must-have if you're trying to eat more greens.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.34. You can also purchase the salad chopper individually.

    8. A stainless steel claw that'll help you cut uniform slices of fruits and veggies without even trying. It can double as a meat tenderizer, too.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.20. Also available in pack of two.

    9. A butter spreader that you can use to evenly coat your ears of corn with a blanket of salty, dairy-filled goodness. No clean knives? No problem.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.85.

    10. A pancake batter mixer that makes whipping up flapjacks so easy that you'll probably make them for every meal. All you do is add your ingredients, throw in the included BlenderBall, and shake it up to mix everything together.

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    The device also has a spout lid, so you don't go overboard with the batter and can even draw out shapes (if you fancy yourself a true artiste).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    11. An itty bitty chopping device that minces garlic by rolling it back and forth, so it's actually kind of fun to use (like, you could defs enlist a kid to do it).

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    Now your hands won't smell like garlic for days!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.49.

    12. A flexible pasta strainer that clips right onto the edge of your pot or pan so that you don't accidentally burn your hands with scalding water when you're too lazy to hold your colander.

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    It's made of BPA-free silicone and is dishwasher safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.90+. Also available in red and grey.

    13. A 3-in-1 avocado tool that splits, pits, and slices. This'll save you from incurring any avocado-related injuries and make whipping up a batch of guac or avo toast a cinch.

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    One BuzzFeed editor says it's super satisfying to use and makes the process of cutting up an avo a whole lot less dangerous.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10+. Also available in white.

    14. An Instant Pot that'll replace a ton of your single-use gadgets and generally make your meal prepping adventures a breeze. It's great for people who love homecooked meals, but hate the process of cooking.

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    One BuzzFeed writer is obsessed with how versatile this gadget is. It can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice/porridge cooker, yogurt maker, cake maker, egg cooker, steamer, warmer, and sterilizer, so everything else in your kitchen will probably start gathering dust.

    Get an eight-quart Instant Pot on Amazon Canada for $157.74+. Available in two other sizes and three bundle options.

    15. A pig-shaped utensil holder that clips right onto the side of a pot or pan and keeps tools within reach. It'll also keep spoons and spatulas from creating puddles on your countertop.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.58. Also available in a rooster and chicken.

    16. A dishwasher magnet that tells you the state of what's inside, so you don't even have to exert any energy opening the door (just remember to flip it).

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.90.

    17. A microwave pasta cooker that'll have you creating top-notch Italian meals without firing up your stove. You just fill it with pasta, toppings, and water, pop it in the microwave, then strain it out of the lid when it's done.

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    There's also a version available for quinoa and rice.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $41.92.

    18. A space-saving vertical egg cooker that'll whip you up a protein-packed snack in under six minutes. It doesn't need to be monitored, so you can take a shower or do your makeup while it gets down to business.

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    It comes with a cleaning brush, five wooden skewers, and a recipe book.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $44.54.

    19. A apple wedger and corer that'll make slicing up a healthy snack easier than going out and buying one. Reviewers say it cuts slices that are the perfect size for pies and cobblers.

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    It's dishwasher safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.89.

    20. A genius pastry mat that has measurements etched right onto it, so you don't have to bust out a ruler while baking.

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    It can be rolled or folded, so it takes up minimal space in your kitchen. It's also dishwasher safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.95.

    21. A divided lasagne pan so that you can make three different pasta recipes and only end up with one dirty pan. Reviewers say it makes cutting lasagne into equal portions a lot easier, too.

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    You can also use it to make loaves of bread and cake.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.31.

    22. A non-skid turntable that'll save you from digging through your fridge or cabinet to find the right sauce or seasoning. It's called a lazy susan for a reason, y'all.

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    It has a built-in rim that's designed to help prevent spills when spinning.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.55+. Also available in 12- and 18-inch sizes.

    23. A defrosting tray that thaws out food nine times faster than leaving it on your countertop (within 20 to 60 minutes, depending on how rock solid it is). If you're feeling hangry, reviewers say that running hot water over it helps it work even faster.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    24. A drop-in timer that changes colour as your noodles cook, so your pasta never turns out too soft or al dente. It has indicators specifically for lasagna, spaghetti, and angel hair, but you can use it for other varieties, too.

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    Just toss it in the pot and see the color indicator darken as your pasta cooks.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.02.

    25. A 5-in-1 kitchen utensil that can act as a slotted spoon, turner, solid spoon, spatula, and cutting tool. Buy one of these and you'll definitely free up some space in your drawers and utensil holders.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    26. A breakfast sandwich maker that'll make crafting an epic breakfast sandwich easier and faster than going to a drive-thru. The instructions are simple: pile in the ingredients, let them cook for a few minutes, then slide out the plates to assemble the sammy.

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    It comes with a recipe book if you're in need of some breakfast inspo. All removable parts are dishwasher safe, so it's easy to clean, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.44.

    27. Or, a microwave egg cooker that can make an omelet, and poach and scramble eggs, too. Reviewers say that it gets the job done in under a minute, so you won't have to wait long for your breakfast.

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    It's made of BPA- and phthalate-free plastic, and is dishwasher, microwave, fridge, and freezer safe.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $5.

    28. A set of adorable owl pan scrapers that can tackle hardened food off their pots and pans with ease, unlike their regular old sponges.

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    They're BPA free and dishwasher safe.

    Get a set of three on Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    29. A wooden recipe holder that lists measurement conversions, so it's helpful even when it's not propping up a tablet or cookbook.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $28.86+. Available in four styles.

    30. A Click and Grow garden, if you want to start sowing your own herbs and veggies, but don't want to put in any effort. It's a basically super low-maintenance herb and vegetable that'll have you feeling like a seasoned botanist while barely lifting a finger.

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    It's super simple to use: just drop the included plant pods, fill it with water, plug it in, and let it get down to business. It comes with three basil plant pods, but you can purchase different varieties, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $124.74. Also available in white.

    31. And finally, a BuzzFeed Tasty seasoning kit that'll inspire you to cook meals instead of ordering takeout every night. These blends are packed with flavour and will save you from trying to create your own bespoke blends.

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    It includes Fiery (Sriracha, lime, and garlic), Zesty (lemon, thyme, and basil), Hearty (garlic, red bell pepper, and paprika), Jazzy (green bell pepper, paprika, and garlic), and Savory (tomato, basil, and oregano).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    You after cooking for, like, three minutes:

    Bravo

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