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    31 Highly Reviewed Kitchen Products From Target That Might Convince You To Start Cooking

    These might actually motivate you to finally start using the ~Tasty~ app.

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    1. A Crock-pot for the lazy chef who still loves a Michelin star-level meal. Just throw your food in the Crock-pot before you start work in the morning, completely forget about it for a few hours, and pull it out just in time for an expertly crafted dinner.

    A silver crockpot on a light wooden table with chili around it
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    Promising review: "Best slow cooker you could possibly own! I use my Crock-pot at least once a week to make stews, pot roasts, and even soups. It's not the fanciest Crock-pot, so it doesn't include a timer, but it gets the job done. You could have the worst cut of meat but with the Crock-pot, throw it in there on high for a few hours and it'll be one of the most tender pieces of meat you've eaten! It's not too bulky so it's easy to store and cleanup is a breeze. Perfect buy for a housewarming gift!" —Jacie

    Price: $19.99 (originally $24.99)

    2. A nonstick rice cooker that'll work for rice and so much more. Besides having a large capacity to hold all the rice you want, this cooker comes with a steamer tray, so you can multi-task. Salmon rice bowl, anyone?

    A model using a rice cooker with rice and dumplings
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    Promising review: "Legit, best little rice cooker ever, Idk why I didn't buy it sooner. Perfect for my husband and me, it's so easy to clean, and it takes all of the work out of making rice, I can turn it on and walk away and not even worry about it. It's awesome." —Reviewer

    Price: $24.99

    3. A weathered gray bar cart to give your home ~adult~ vibes and remind you that yes, adults cook their own food. Bonus: This bar cart has a wineglass rack so you can grab a glass of Pinot when that supposedly super simple recipe turns to mush in your oven. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    A bar cart in someone's home
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    Promising review: "I cannot rave enough about this bar cart. It's beautiful, and everyone who walks into my house asks about it. It was easy to assemble and reflects the pictures perfectly. I would highly recommend, especially if you enjoy entertaining." —Ahaleigh

    Price: $165

    4. A tabletop air fryer device that can work as a convection oven and a toaster oven, because why dirty your main oven when you have this magnificent tool? Designed so nothing can go wrong, this ~magical~ device can also be used to bake, toast, dehydrate, and even just keep items warm.

    A model taking out pizza from the oven and a plate of wings on the side.
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    Promising review: "The design of it flipping up to give more you kitchen counter space is genius. I just moved into a new house 2 months ago and I use it every day. The designated cooking times for each option are perfect. I cook my pizzas now in the Ninja. No need to put on the regular kitchen oven anymore. The Ninja air fries incredibly also. I only use my regular oven for food that can't fit in the Ninja. Extremely easy to clean." —MadSunshine

    Price: $239.99

    5. A set of three plastic mixing bowls so you can cook and bake to your heart's desire. Plus, these babies stack together nicely and have a lip, so it's super easy to pour things. Now you have no excuse not to start on that banana bread you've been putting off.

    the set of three mixing bowls
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    Promising review: "Love these bowls. They stack nicely and have an easy pour lip which is so nice!" —Trish

    Price: $8 for three

    6. A 10-piece set of leak-proof food storage for your favorite leftovers and ~meal prep~. In addition, to being leak-proof, these promise to clean well and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

    A 10-piece set of dishware with food in it
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    Promising review: "I really like the clarity. Really like the vacuum sealing. Really like the price. Will be gradually replacing my current storage pieces with this. Strongly recommend." —Dagram

    Price: $22.99 (for five containers with lids)

    7. A KitchenAid food chopper to add to your kitchen that can help you chop, mix, and puree everything a little quicker. This lightweight and easy-to-use chopper will quickly become a kitchen staple and might even inspire you to try something new.

    A light blue food chopper
    Target

    Promising review: "I had joint surgery on my right hand and I knew it would be difficult for me to chop and dice ingredients so, in anticipation of that, I purchased the food chopper. This really helped me. It is also easy to move around and store because of its size. It has been wonderful for making baby food for my grandchildren as well. I would highly recommend it." —Greta

    Price: $50.99+ (also available in grey)

    8. A two-tier wood and metal cake stand perfect for decor during cocktail hour, muffins at breakfast, and cupcakes for dessert! Sure, it saves space but more importantly, do you know how fancy having a dessert display as your centerpiece will look???

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    Promising review: "When not using this for treats, it works great to display seasonal decor in the kitchen. It’s a two-for-one deal that is such great quality!" —Absolutely Wonderful

    Price: $32.99

    9. A lazy Susan to put on your dining room table because it'll make your meals run smoother. Made with wood and metal, this piece promises to be a long-lasting and extremely helpful addition to your table. Use it to show off your homemade bread, pastries, or even as a mini coffee station.

    the lazy susan
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    Promising review: "Love this little lazy Susan tray! It's right on trend, and I find so many uses for it." —Wondering

    Price: $39.99

    10. An egg cooker that'll make your morning routine so much quicker. Besides being super cute this easy-to-use device barely requires any effort in the morning which is great because, let's be honest, you don't want to do much when you first roll out of bed.

    A black egg cooker with deviled eggs
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    Promising review: "Love this egg cooker. Makes hard-boiled or soft-boiled eggs perfectly every time. All you do is add the correct amount of water for the type of eggs that you want and turn it on. It has a chime sound when the eggs are done." —Jk

    Price: $17.99

    11. A 20-piece set of stainless-steel silverware so all your utensils will finally match. Dishwasher safe and with a simple and sleek design, these utensils will ~actually~ make you want to set the table when it comes time to enjoy the meal you cooked.

    Silver silverware with cool lines
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    This set has four dinner knives, four dinner spoons, four teaspoons, four dinner forks, and four salad/dessert forks.

    Promising review: "We've had these for about six months now, and they are still holding up great!! I was hesitant about the price since they were so cheap, but we've been more than impressed. They are light (which we like, I know some do not, so take note) and haven't bent. We'll definitely buy these again!" —NCLady97

    Price: $10 for 20 pieces

    12. A Nutribullet blender because it can be used for so much more than just smoothies. Try using it to make soups, smoothies, side dishes (hello mashed cauliflower), sauces, and so. much. more. Additionally, the pitcher is made of durable BPA-Free plastic and it's even dishwasher-safe!!

    A model sipping soup and a blender with colorful veggies and garlic to make soup
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    Promising review: "I absolutely love my NutriBullet it is everything that I hoped for and more. My smoothies are ever so smooth because of the different speeds it is also very easy to use and clean. I would recommend this blender to everyone." —Dee Dee

    Price: $109.99

    13. An 18-piece set of Corelle embossed dishes that are perfect for showing off your latest creation on the gram. Lightweight, easy-to-clean, and perfect for any kind of event, there are no cons to picking up this set.

    White embossed plates with pink and green antiques
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    The set comes with six lunch plates, six dinner plates, and six cereal bowls.

    Promising review: "Anyone who has ever owned Corelle plates knows how amazing they are. They are durable, lightweight, and beautiful! The design on the plate is raised, so you can feel it, which I like more than the printed designs on Corelle plates. This set is perfect for any college student moving into a dorm because they are basically unbreakable! To give you an idea of how long these plates last, my grandmother received a full dining set back in 2005, and we still use them today, with no scratches or dents. Worth the investment!"—phototay

    Price: $84.99 

    14. A salad spinner to motivate you to cook and eat your greens. This baby makes washing your produce super simple (which we all know is the *worst* part of cooking) and will give you time back to cook the other 500 things in this dang recipe.

    Model using a salad spinner
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    Promising review: "We grew a lot of lettuce in our garden this year and this kitchen gadget made life so much easier! I need my lettuce well washed or I feel like it tastes like dirt, but then it would always be soggy — gross! This solves that. I love how easy it is to just push down the button; I don’t have to sit and pump it like other ones I’ve used. The brake button is nice. I also love how well it stores lettuce in the fridge!" —Sam

    Price: $31.99

    15. A single-serve Keurig coffee maker because nothing will get you going to the kitchen like a cup of hot coffee. This product takes up minimal space, making it easy to fit it into the smallest kitchen but still packs a full cup of caffeine so you can get started on that soup you promised you'd make for the get-together.

    A blue single-serve coffee maker
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    Promising review: "Bought this for my mother-in-law as a gift and she absolutely loves it! It’s perfect for her because she’s the only coffee drinker in her house. It’s easy and fast for her to use! She uses it daily! It also looks so cute sitting on her counter being that she can leave it out due to the small compact size of the unit." —Amanda

    Price: $89.99 (available in six colors)

    16. A stainless-steel knife block so that you can finally master the art of knives with a truly high-end set. Sleek and modern, these will look perfect in your home and make chopping any and all foods a breeze.

    A knife set with block in a home
    Target

    Set comes with a chef's knife, a bread knife, a slicing knife, a serrated utility knife, a Santoku knife, a paring knife, six steak knives, one set of all-purpose shears, sharpening steel, and a woodblock. 

    Promising review: "It looks very nice on my countertop. Knives are sharp and a great variety of blades. Very happy I purchased this!!" —Granny20

    Price: $39.99

    17. An electric kettle that makes boiling water so much easier. And you can use it for more than just tea — it's perfect for any recipe that requires boiling water. This kettle holds one liter of water, has an automatic shutoff function, and is easy to clean.

    An electric kettle on a table
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    Promising review: "It's very easy and convenient to use! It does not take up a lot of space either. Love it!" —Karla

    Price: $24.99

    18. A new set of pots to replace the ones you're still using from your first apartment (you moved on from that apartment, and it's probably time to move on from those pots too). This set comes with ~12~ items and even promises some essential utensils as well!

    A new set of pots with veggies
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    This set includes a saucepan with lid, saucepan with lid, 10" skillet, Dutch oven with lid, pasta fork, slotted spoon, slotted turner, spoon, and ladle.

    Promising review: "Great cookware; nonstick and very easy to clean. Not bad for the price, plus it comes with a set of utensils. Great buy." —Adriana

    Price: $44.99 (also available in blue)

    19. Or a more colorful set of pots and pans because you deserve the best. Besides being super cute, these are made of non-stick material and include 13-pieces, so they'll have you ready to cook in no time and cleanup won't be a bear.

    A set of red pots and pans
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    The set comes with a 1-quart covered saucepan, 3-quart covered saucepan, 5-quart covered dutch oven, 12.5-inch covered deep skillet, 8.5-inch skillet, 10.25-inch skillet, 9.6-inch medium turner, a veggie peeler, and cookie pan.

    Promising review: "Used them for the first time. Super amazing!!! And it was extremely easy to clean. I have never been more excited about how simple, fast, and easy it was to clean these pans after dinner. It was awesome." —Kourt

    Price: $139.99+ (available in three colors) 

    20. A mortar and pestle for your favorite guacamole recipe, or for grinding your favorite spices. There is nothing more satisfying than taking out all your feelings and going to town crushing ingredients for a recipe.

    A grey mortar and pestle
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    Promising review: "Compared to other mortars and pestles I've used, this is very easy to maintain and carry. I've dealt with heavier ones that made me feel as though I were training to be a bodybuilder rather than a home cook. This is very light, though there is a bit of weight to it. It gets the job done perfectly and is small enough that you can store it away easily." —Jace

    Price: $24.99

    21. A set of three-tier stackable cooling racks because bakers gotta bake, bake, bake — Taylor Swift, anyone?? These racks are ~stackable~ so you can maximize the number of cookies you make while minimizing the counter space being taken up. *Chef's kiss*

    stackable cooling racks
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    Promising review: "I have narrow counters, so being able to free up counter space by stacking is amazing! Can't beat the quality and features for the price." —Olivia

    Price: $11.99 for three

    22. A box of ~pre-cut~ cookie baking sheets to make your kitchen clean-up a lot less tedious. Once you discover these sheets, you're never going back. This is perfect for the lazy cook because instead of greasing your baking sheet, you can just throw on one of these.

    A baking sheet used to decorate cookies
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    Promising review: "I like the convenience of the sheets that are already cut to size. I use these almost all the time when baking! No issues with food sticking!" —Andibee00

    Price: $3.99

    23. A cast-iron skillet that you deserve to treat yourself with. This skillet comes pre-seasoned and it's designed to be *rust-resistant* so you know it's made to last. You can use this to cook basically everything, from decadent sweets to perfectly seasoned steaks.

    Cast iron skillets being used to cook outside
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    Promising review: "I really like this pan. I prefer cast iron overall, and I needed a larger one than the 10" I have, and I find I use this more than I thought I would. The extra surface area is nice. It's seasoned well and works great on our gas range as well as in the oven. It is heavy, but I just lift it with two hands. I plan to buy a glass lid to fit it soon." —ttonthestreet

    Price: $29.90

    24. Or a cast-iron griddle pan so you can have all the perks of grilled items without having to deal with an actual outside grill. Not only is this reversible, but it's also oven-safe and comes pre-seasoned so you can reach peak cooking potential in no time.

    A cast-iron griddle pan with veggies on it
    Target

    Promising review: "Heavy but effective! Easy to clean too! Make everything from eggs to steak to French toast on it! Transfers from our kitchen stove to our outdoor BBQ." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $29.99 

    25. A new set of cutting boards since 2022 is here and it's time to start a new year with new cutting boards. This set comes with three different-sized boards so you don't have to dirty a massive cutting surface when you just want *one* avocado. Bonus: they're all dishwasher-safe!

    A set of three white cutting boards
    Target

    Promising review: "Bought this bc needed something easy to clean to cut up baby's fruits and veggies all day. Works out great, easy to clean and dry, fruits colors don't get embedded in cutting board. Doesn't take a lot of space in dish drainer." —Leah0724

    Price: $10 for three 

    26. A half-sheet baking pan to replace that warped and bent baking sheet you've had for what seems like an eternity. A good baking sheet will make your life 10x times easier in the kitchen, trust me.

    A baking sheet covered in roasted veggies
    Target

    Promising review: "Great quality sheet pans at a very reasonable price. I use these for sheet pan dinners, roasting vegetables, and baking cookies. Love." —Julie M

    Price: $11.99

    27. A swivel peeler that'll make peeling veggies, potatoes, and other cooking items wayyyy easier. Complete with a soft-grip plastic handle so your hands won't get sore, this dishwasher-safe peeler will make you love cooking again simply because of all the time it saves you.

    Model using peeler to slice off cheese
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    Promising review: "I've been using this peeler for years. It's the best one out there. Peels with ease and stays sharp. Worth the price." —Hetal

    Price: $9.99

    28. A meat thermometer so you can make sure all your meals are at the perfect temp. No more guessing if the meat is done only to cut into a super overcooked (or worse, undercooked) steak dinner. This item isn't a want, it's a need to make sure you're cooking everything ~appropriately~.

    A grey meat thermometer
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    Promising review: "This thermometer works wonderfully. The readout time is lightning fast and extremely accurate. It can even capture the room temperature without issue. It is not waterproof though so be careful when washing. Highly recommend." —xKCx

    Price: $14.99

    29. A good can opener because let's be real here, everybody needs one of these. Complete with soft non-slip handles and a built-in bottle opener, you're gonna wish you had this item ages ago.

    Model using can opener on tomato can surrounded by onions, garlic, tomatoes and herbs
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    Promising review: "I'm so happy to finally find a great can opener! I've gone through five different can openers from various brands and none of them were good. They would either partially open the cans or the handles were uncomfortable. This one is different though. It opens cans so easily and smoothly. It is like cutting thru butter. The handles are big so my hands don't hurt. I love this thing!" —PL

    Price: $13.99 

    30. Or an electric can opener if just opening a can is too much effort after work. Simple to use and easy to wipe clean, this will make cooking fun again...or at least, make it a little less work than it normally is.

    A silver can opener.
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    Promising review: "A can opener that works and works excellently. I do the cooking in our home and for years have 'fought' with noisy, dull, hard-to-use openers. This opener is a dream, quiet and smooth and fast. Beautiful" —Robert 

    Price: $29.99

    31. And a cast-iron Dutch oven because this all-in-one gadget is pretty much a necessity in the kitchen. You know all those one-pot recipes you want to try but avoid because none of your pans will withstand the oven? Well, with this baby, you can. The best part? Only one pot to wash at the end of the meal!

    A blue cast iron dutch oven
    Target

    Promising review: "I use this mostly for baking bread, and it does a perfect job. Bread comes out light and fluffy, no scorching at all. And the enamel is super easy to clean after it cools. This is a perfect alternative to the more expensive dutch ovens out there. Mine is still going strong." —k8collins23

    Price: $79.99 (also available in red)

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