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    Just 31 Kitchen Products That Are Easier To Use Than An Easy Bake Oven

    A list of products that are so easy to operate, even a child could do it.

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    1. A food chopper which can make sauces, dips, salads, and dice basically any other food item you can think of in literally seconds! Just drop the ingredients of your choice inside, close the lid, and pull the string, then enjoy your delicious no-effort meal or snack.

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    Promising review: "I’m pleasantly surprised that it is so easy to clean and does a great job quickly with minimal effort!! I’ve only used it for a day now, so can’t comment on sturdiness or durability, but it looks like it should last long. Just to test it’s limits, i added one single chopped green chili. I had expected that it won’t be able to chop or do anything in such small quantities, but It did great at finely mincing the chili! I tried overloading it with large chunks of onions and it did just as great- didn’t require any extra strength for the ‘pulls‘. I highly recommend this. I think it is a genius invention and a great product design!" —GDD

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    2. A ceramic Mr. Sneezy egg separator that's just as efficient as it is entertaining. It can even be used to contain and dispense other liquids like gravy or syrup; aka this will keep you laughing throughout breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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    Psst, this is dishwasher-safe.

    Promising Review: "I gave this funny egg separater to my husband as a joke but I was surprised how well it worked. This is a great gift!!" —MES

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    3. A chicken herb infuser for the jokester that can also whip up a delicious stew or soup. This is made from food-safe silicone and can be used in temperatures up to 450 degrees!

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    Promising Review: "This fun chicken works great and adds a touch of humor to my kitchen!" —Annie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.82.

    4. A mini animal waffle maker that would make even Gordon Ramsey crack a smile. Perfect for the professional who is drowning in work and meetings before 9 a.m. with no time to cook, all you have to do is drop the batter in — you can set it and forget it!

    Reviewer photo of animal waffle maker next to completed animal waffles on a plate
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    It makes seven different mini animal-shaped waffles at a time (a cat, two dogs, reindeer, two tigers, panda and bear).

    Promising Review: "These waffles brought smiles and giggles to our breakfast table. Our kids are 10.5 and 12 and they really enjoyed the animal shapes and particularly the 'dipping' size of the waffles. And so did my husband and I. The waffle maker is super easy to use, all the faces were clearly imprinted, and I didn't have any issue with cooking time or uneven browning. LOT'S of FUN! At $30, why not? Wish we had this years ago!" —jchungmd

    Get it from Amazon for $37.95.

    5. A cold brew coffee maker with a built-in filter so you can get a high-quality cold cup of java without having to leave your home. Just add in your fav coffee grounds and water, pop it in the fridge for a few hours, and that's it! You'll have 4 ounces of delicious brew.

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    The pitcher is leak-proof and made from BPA-free titan that is stain, cloud, and odor proof.

    Promising review: "Great cold brew system! We had been putting off getting one for so long. We have a keurig and simply put brewed coffee in the fridge overnight. But as our keurig seems to be dying, it was time to explore other options. I wish we had done it sooner! This system is so easy to use - add your coffee of choice and water, place it in the fridge and wait for the next day. That's it!! So easy, great tasting coffee that goes far enough for both of us. It easily fits on a shelf or the door. We're considering buying a second because of how much coffee my husband drinks or if we have company." —Jessica M.

    Get it from Amazon from $24.99 (available in two sizes and three colors).

    6. A pair of shredder claws so you can shred meat faster than Wolverine shreds villains. These claws are dishwasher-safe, melt proof (up to 450 degrees), and BPA-free.

    Reviewer photo of shredder claws in use on chicken breast next to bowl of shredded chicken
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    Promising Review: "These work SO much better than forks. Because they have 6 tines per hand, that's like 33% more tines than a fork. (12 versus 8). Also, they're wider and sharp. WAY sharper than a fork, and widen Away from the tip, so it makes shredding very easy. It cut shredding time in half, at least, and it was much more thorough. I definitely recommend and am glad I bought these!" —Funkpod

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    7. A penguin-shaped egg cooker for the impatient person that's never heard the phrase "a watched pot never boils." Not only is this fun to look at, but it's multi-functional to boot! This three-in-one cook, store, and serve holder can be prepped the night before and instantly dropped into a pot the next day.

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    It fits up to six eggs and the handle stays cool so they'll never burn themselves.

    Promising Review: "Super cute and easy to use. Makes taking them out of the water and rinsing/cooling so easy without having to be careful not to crack the eggs if you're not using them right away. Perfect for storing in the fridge also, so I know which eggs have been boiled. I'm a seven year old at heart, so it brings me a bit of joy to see them in the fridge next to Chill Bill (holds baking soda)." —Joyce Quilliams

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    8. A Disney Pixar slow cooker which features beloved characters from Toy Story, Monster's Inc, Finding Nemo and more. Now you'll have plenty of time to enjoy a classic as you wait for your delicious no-stress meal.

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    Promising Review: "If you're looking for a cute, easy-to-use kitchen staple that will not only make weeknight dinners easier but also give you a hefty dose of the warm-n-fuzzies just by sitting on your kitchen counter, look no further. My husband and I are huge Disney/Pixar fans, so we ended up purchasing this purely for looks alone. But as it turns out, its actually a very nice slow cooker. We actually cooked our Thanksgiving turkey (breast only) in this crock pot, and it came out so well that we plan to do the same thing again this year! We use this slow cooker at least once a week." —Kate

    Get it from Amazon for $29.91.

    9. A Barry the grater that makes the entire process ~beary~ easy. This big guy holds all the gratings in his belly which means no mess, less work, and more fun.

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    Its made from food safe stainless steel and is BPA free.

    Promising Review: "My husband is the cook and he loves this gift. He said it’s easy to use and easy to clean. After using, he wipes it off with a sponge and places it in the dishwasher. I think it’s cute." —JSLWBN

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    10. An apple/pear slicer to take the hassle out of apple pie or peach cobbler prepping because it chops fruit into eight even slices. Simply place the device on top of a ripe Granny Smith and use the safety handles to push down. The blades even cut out the core so you can immediately get to baking.

    Reviewer apple slicer in use on peach
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    The brand also offers a banana and egg cutter that have over 2,500+ positive reviews as well! All three slicers are dishwasher safe.

    Promising review: "I read a lot of reviews on so many different apple cutters and I chose to spend a little more and get this one. I’m so glad I did. This thing is amazing!! My husband and I eat a lot of apples. Like all day long we eat apples and peanut butter. I was so sick of peeling and cutting and then cutting off the seeded parts. I just cut 2 apples in a matter of 15 secs. The blades are nice and sharp so it makes it easy to cut through the apples. The grey bottom piece is nice after you cut flip it under and it finishes the cut. Easy to clean. Fully recommend and I will be purchasing again when this one gets dull." —

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A silicone egg mold that's perfect for anyone who is tired of the same old boring breakfast. Simply set the mold on a frying pan, crack one egg in each of the eyes, and let the mold work its magic.

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    Promising Review: "I didn't think breakfast could be so cute! Sometimes I like to make this for my fiance'. He just shakes his head and laughs at me. It always gets us laughing and having fun. I'm sure kids would totally love this. We sure do. Bring a smile to your table with the funny side up egg molds. I'd like to get a few more shapes. They have an owl and a gun too. Each one is cuter than the other. It can't be any easier to use too. Just crack the eggs inside the eyes and let it cook. Super easy to make. Super easy to clean. Enjoy!" —Calamitylam

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98 (available in five different styles).

    12. Five-blade stainless-steel herb scissors to cut your recipe prep time in half. These cutters help you do the work of three by trimming thyme, basil, parsley, and so much more into tiny shreds. Just one snip is equal to 10 knife chops and reviewers say the scissors are super easy to clean *and* can be safely stored with the included cover case.

    Reviewer using scissors to cut herbs
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    Promising review: "This is a must-have for every kitchen. I like to put fresh herbs into most of my food. What an ingenious gadget to make it easier. Just clip and there you have it. I use a lot of green onions for various dishes. This was my prime purpose for ordering this item. It does not disappoint. It even handled several stalks at a time. I found that I could cut up the green stalks with ease. I especially like the dual purpose of the guard used to put over the blades when storing. The top of this guard also helps to clear the blades after cutting the herbs or whatever. Brilliant design!" —AZN8TV

    Get it from Amazon for $15.87.

    13. A rooster pot spoon holder that's possibly the cutest sous chef you've ever seen. It'll keep your messy spoons off of the counter and provide a little comic relief in the process.

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    The rooster pot spoon holder is made from heat resistant silicone.

    Promising Review: "This product works really, it is easy to clean and doesnt melt on the side of my hot pan while i am cooking! I bought 5 of these, and would buy for all friends any family." —amy l. abraham

    Get it from Amazon for $10.03.

    14. A portable blender which will perfectly mix your own marinades or puree fruits, vegetables, seeds, and powders. The rechargeable bottle can make 14 oz. of your favorite dip (guac on!) or a delicious smoothie.

    Reviewer before and after of blended oats and berries
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    The blender is dishwasher safe and BPA-free. It also comes with a pouring spout, mini ice cube tray, a user manual, recipe book, and a USB cord so all you need to bring are the ingredients.

    Promising review: "This is the best blender I’ve ever had. Looks so cute and really easy to use. The best thing I like about it is that it is portable for me to carry it with me to everywhere. It can perfectly and sufficiently fulfill the requirement of a single juicer. And it is really easy to clean. Love it!" —Michael

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in four colors).

    15. A mini pop cake maker for anyone with a super sweet tooth who's about to go broke from buying a dozen a day at Starbucks. This compact cutie can bake up to nine cake pops in under five minutes so it basically pays for itself in one use.

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    Promising Review: "Super easy to bake cake pop with the kids. If you guys are looking to spend time with the kids at home. Then you got to buy this. Baking with the kids is so much fun. Especially when they see the finish product. You can’t really make mistake with this. It’s easy as 1-2-3. Mix ingredients, bake and remove." —Cloud

    Get it from Amazon for $20.81.

    16. A divided skillet with three sections so you can cook your main dish and two sides at the same time. You'll save time by cooking everything on the same pan and reduce the number of cookware you have to wash. TL;DR: You'll get a tasty meal with the convenience of a TV dinner.

    Reviewer sectioned pan in use on stove cooking meat and mushrooms
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    Promising review: "I am really impressed with this pan. The quality is really good. Helps me fry meat and meatless patties in the same pan and also keep them separated without getting in contact, earlier I had to cook them in different pans or clean before cooking either. The other half is good to saute vegetables, potatoes or crumbles. This made my work easier by saving me time and effort." —Deepak T.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.97.

    17. A handheld frother to take your barista skills to the next level. This battery powered device makes the cloudiest and yummiest foam from the milk of your choice (psst, it's works great on nondairy milk and can be used to blend powdered drinks, too!).

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    The frother comes with a stand but AA batteries are not included.

    Promising review: "I've been using this to froth milk for my coffee almost every day since I got it. Affordable, compact, easy to use, and just pretty to look at (I got teal, it's very cute). Something about frothing milk, hot or cold, makes it taste so much better. I also personally like that it's battery operated. I feel like there are way too many wires in my kitchen so having a completely wireless gadget is great. Besides that, the company has excellent customer service. A few weeks ago my cat knocked my frother off the counter and broke it. I emailed the company and they sent me a new one free! It arrived today and I very excitedly made lattes for everyone. I absolutely recommend this!" —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 24 different colors).

    18. Reusable silicone food savers because sliced fruits and veggies have a shelf-life of 2.5 seconds. Stretch and seal these eco-friendly huggers around your food or bottles and they'll preserve your produce even better than plastic wrap or foil sans hassle — no rips, tears, or constant repurchasing.

    Used vegetables with silicone savers attached on table
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    Each set comes with five silicone food savers.

    Promising review: "These look so pretty in your fridge, and they have really saved me a lot of money from #1 throwing away less food and #2 not buying plastic wrap to use once and throw away. They really work and keep food fresh for a long time. I think they may even work better than plastic wrap which I can never get to stick anyway. They clean up easily and store nested in each other so they don't take up much space. The fact they are cheerful bright colors is just a bonus. I may order a second set in different colors!" —mel

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    19. A stainless-steel electric griddle that will let you enjoy a good BBQ year round. The five-in-one appliance works as a contact grill, panini press (yum!), full grill, full griddle, and half grill/half griddle, plus you can adjust the temperature with the knob from 175—400 degrees F and set a timer on the built-in LCD display. When you're done, just pop the non-stick cooking plates in the dishwasher.

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    Promising review: "I no longer have to flip and struggle with cheese messes to make a grilled cheese. Before on my gas grill I struggled to brown the bead evenly and not burn it after all how do you control the temperature of a flame? Now I set the exact temp and just place the food in and it cooks evenly, and quickly on both sides. I am excited to cook more foods with just as easy and perfect results. Very large surface area was perfect for a number of sandwiches at the same time. Clean up was easy, just wiped off with paper towel. Why did I wait so long to make this purchase?" —Heather E.

    Get it from Amazon for $157.79.

    20. A rapid egg cooker which makes egg-based breakfast quicker (and dare I say better) than your fav fast food chain. Can you imagine consistently perfect hard boiled, poached, or scrambled eggs anytime you'd like? Well, now it can be your reality. Just add eggs and water (depending on the type of eggs you're making) and your meal will be done in minutes.

    Rapid egg cooker on table next to breakfast sandwich
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    The rapid egg cooker comes with a base, lid, measuring cup, poaching tray (for poached eggs), six slot boiling tray (for hard-boiled eggs), an omelet bowl, and a recipe/instruction booklet.

    Promising review: "If you eat eggs often this is absolutely 100% worth the money just for that. Eggs come out perfect every time. No green rings. No rubbery whites. Easy to peel every time. It's easy, faster than boiling water, and every egg turns out the same. Makes so many kinds of eggs too, and according to the booklet you can steam veggies and other things in it too. But omg even if you only ever used it for hard boiled eggs it's worth it. I don't think I've ever given a product five stars like this before." —Crockery

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in five colors).

    21. A spiralizer with cutlery grade stainless-steel blades that can turn a crunchy carrot into pasta in lightening speed. If you're looking for an easy way to incorporate veggies into your fav meals, then this spiral slicer is a must.

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    Plus, it comes with a free recipe eBook full of delicious meals.

    Promising review: "The first time I made a recipe that needed an item to be spiralized, I just chopped it... it was time consuming and was not that easy to chop. I decided if I was going to change my eating habits and make meals like this a priority then I should make them easier to make. I have used it a couple of times now and it works well. It sticks to the counter and does not move. It is very easy to use, cleans up well, and the blades store nicely. I am very happy with my decision to use this one." —PB

    Get it from Amazon for $26.97.

    22. A clip-on silicone colander to eliminate the mess, stress, and spills out of straining. The colander snaps on to most pots, pans, and even bowls so you can cook and drain your food in the same pot (yay, less dirty dishes!). It's also heat-resistant and flexible so you can keep it attached while your meal is cooking on the stove.

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    It's even dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.

    Promising review: "I own about five colanders, perhaps more and find it irritating that they take up so much room. I bought this and am considering making a drop off of my five colanders to Goodwill. This is easily clamped to the side of the pot without burning my fingers. Sometimes a potato or two may fall out, but if poured slowly, my loss is insignificant. This is small, easy to remove and dishwasher safe. I may keep one or two of my current colanders, but I'm definitely getting one for our RV." —Pansy

    Get it from Amazon for $15.24 (available in five colors).

    23. A four-in-one air fryer because you've definitely seen them all over TikTok and this is your sign to *add to cart*! At the touch of a button, this can roast, bake, reheat, and fry without oil — and there are tons of delicious one basket air fryer recipes that will make this your favorite kitchen appliance.

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    Read a more in depth review of this air fryer.

    Promising review: "I've been using my air fryers for scallops, lobster tail, sausage links, hamburger patties and anything previously barbecued. It's quick, easy to clean, and if it isn't quite as good a the barbecue, that's more than offset by the convenience. It's also great for re-heating a slice of pizza -- much better than a microwave or a toaster oven. I like this Instant Vortex air fryer and see it as an improvement over older models. It's very easy to use and easy to clean, with features enough better to justify the higher price." —John R. Holmes, Jr.

    Get it from Amazon for $70.94.

    24. A two-pack silicone soup cube tray that's perfect for meal prepping, saving leftover soup, and broth. Each tray has four cells with four fill lines in each (½ cup, 1 cup, 125 mL, 250 mL) and it even comes with a lid to seal in odor and reduce the potential for leakage. But! Its best feature is that you can pop it in the oven (up to 415 degrees and without the lid!) straight from the freezer.

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    Souper Cubes are BPA-free and dishwasher-safe. Each set comes with two extra large silicone freezing trays with lids.

    Promising review: "I gave my husband a lot of flack about this purchase. Really? Big cubes? I had to take it all back because these things are AMAZING. We regularly make our own stock. In the past, we would fill ziploc bags and freeze them flat. Worked most of the time. Not always. Using the souper cubes, we don't have any accidents and wasted stock. Simply fill the cubes to 1/2 cup or 1 cup. We use 1 cup. Freeze. Pop them out in nice blocks and put them in a larger freezer bag. Take out just the amount you need next time you need stock. They don't stick together. And when I say pop them out, I mean easy. Push from the bottom and the cubes come right out. No force necessary. Easy to clean and dry too. See that word so many times? Easy? Best word to describe using Souper Cubes." —Anonnymouse

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    25. A dough press to effortlessly fold and press your pies, dumplings, ravioli, calzones, and empanadas to crimped perfection. Toss your dough on to the press, add your filling, and flip. Then you can fry, bake, or freeze for later.

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    Each set comes with one 4-, 5-, and 6-inch dough press (a total of three).

    Promising review: "This dough press has been a life saver! Made over 65 empanadas in a fraction of the time it normally takes me. I would usually use a fork to seal the empanadas. By the time I would be done making over 50 empanadas, my fingers would be in so much pain. My fingers would look like I was holding up gang signs. Gone are the days of having to use a fork!" —Kdub

    Get it from Amazon for $6.16.

    26. An automatic pan stirrer with a timer so you can prep the rest of your meal or binge a show uninterrupted. Keep your arms well rested and at your sides while this utensil does all the work.

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    Promising review: "My husband LOVES Alfredo, but I HATE the constant stirring of the sauce, so I rarely make it! For Christmas, my husband invested in his future and bought me this self stirrer. I was incredibly sure that this gadget would never be able to manage the thick sauce and that I would end up whisking the night away. I will come before you now and claim that this was AMAZING!! I literally walked away and prepped other ingredients and walked back to the stove where my PERFECTLY COMBINED sauce sat, ready to serve to my beloved. Truly a product worth its money!" —Kate

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $25.

    27. A mini waffle maker that you can use from dusk 'til dawn because not only does it make waffles, but it also makes hash browns and paninis. That means instant no-stress and no-mess breakfast, lunch, and dinner. **adds to cart**

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    The mini waffle maker is four inches in size, weighs one pound, and comes with a recipe book.

    Promising review: "Making waffles has been so easy and so joyful with this little gadget! I used the waffle recipe that came included: it was easy and produced SUCH TASTY waffles. A full batch is more than I can eat at one time, so I cook them all and then pop the leftovers in the freezer for toaster waffles, later! Then I realized that I could waffle *other things* - I made falafel waffles! Cinnamon roll waffles! Waffles from a savory biscuit batter (cheddar and scallion)! The possibilities are endless! This little gadget is so cute and handy and PERFECT for individual serving sizes!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 19 colors).

    28. A three-in-one avocado slicer for effortlessly slicing avo' and removing the pit. The no slip grip and stainless steel blades ensure you get seven pieces of deliciousness without any hassle of the hassle.

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    The three-in-one avocado slicer is machine-washable.

    Promising review: "Avocado? Yes, Please! This tool is awesome. Easy to cut open the fruit. Pit remover works well, just push onto the pit and give it a twist, and the pit pops right out. The best part is the slicer. Makes beautiful slices for a great presentation (see attached photo of slices, ok, one side came out perfect, I kind of gummed up the other side). The tool can then be used to scrape any remaining fruit out of the skin. Really happy I bought this tool!" —NPR Man

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. A frozen yogurt machine that makes the perfect after dinner desert in under 20 minutes with no ice needed. Just drop your ingredients of choice (perfect for picky eaters or those with food allergies) and voila — an instant bowl of deliciousness.

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    The machine makes up to 1—1/2 quarts of frozen dessert.

    Promising review: "I have had this item for less than a month, but it's so easy to use that I've already used it like six times. It's not very loud. It's simple to use. I keep the ice cream tub in the freezer all the time so it'll be ready whenever the whim strikes to make ice cream. I decided to get an ice cream maker since I'm trying to cut out sugar and dairy from my diet. It's cheaper and easier to make sugar free dairy free ice cream at home than to try to find and buy it. I've also used it to make regular ice cream for my family. It works great." —Stefanie E.

    Get it from Amazon from $69.95 (available in six colors).

    30. A microwave pasta cooker which was made for when you've had a long day or for when you're planning an ~ultra feast~ and ran out of stovetop space. Just add water and pasta, put this in the microwave for 12 minutes, and that's it.

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    Promising review: "This is an excellent, easy way to make pasta, taking just 12 minutes in the microwave for a serving. It's true that 12 minutes seems longer on microwave time than it does when you're busy making the pasta the traditional way, but in reality, the time is cut in at least half when you take into account waiting for the water to boil. It's important to follow the instructions though and not use the lid in the microwave. Doing so won't hurt the product; it's simply that the container and lid will be just a bit too hot to handle when draining the pasta after you remove it. I found this out the hard way when I dropped my serving while trying to drain :). The cold lid, however, lets you pick up the container and it drains extremely well, pour into a bowl and it's perfect-cooked pasta every time. The measuring holes also keep me from eating too much, or wasting it. A serving is perfect, and lets me know exactly how much I'm eating." —Paul W.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    31. A Dracula garlic crusher that cuts, dices, and minces in seconds. This adorably spooky device is not just a one trick pony! It works on nuts, herbs, fruits and vegetables — simply load, twist, and voila!

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    It's BPA free and dishwasher safe.

    Get it from Ototo Design for $19.

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