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    20 Useful Kitchen Gadgets That People Actually Swear By

    Cooking is an art and these appliances will help you make your Mona Lisa.

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    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite kitchen gadgets. Get ready, because here are the (amazing) answers!

    1. A compact air fryer, because they're Twitter's favorite kitchen appliance for a reason.

    The air fryer in red, featuring an analog timer, round temperature dial, and convenient handle for removing the basket

    2. A julienne peeler to remove razor thin slivers of fruits and veggies with ease. If you're not into eating the skin, definitely invest in this.

    The peeler and a peeled carrot

    3. A garlic twist because mincing garlic is annoying and this gets the job done in seconds. Reviewers say it puts garlic pressers to shame.

    A person using the garlic twist

    4. A splurge-worthy chef's knife that's so good, it'll make your existing knives look like they cut with plastic.

    The knife

    5. An ergonomic can opener – it's easy on the joints, a truly amazing feat if you've ever used a can opener.

    A person using the can opener

    6. A compact manual food chopper that lowkey looks like a lawnmower that cuts onions, peppers, cauliflower, and other things that aren't grass.

    A model using the food chopper

    7. A rice cooker because getting the perfect rice every time means saving food, aka saving 💰💰💰.

    The rice cooker and several cups of rice

    8. An Instant Pot – it pretty much does it all. Finally, they can use a single pot to make soups, stews, sautees, meats, steamed veggies, and even warm up food. Anyone living in a small space will appreciate a tool that will replace seven appliances — save kitchen space and 💰.

    9. A veggie spiralizer that makes eating zucchini, squash, carrots, and other typically boring foods 10 times more fun.

    A hand using the spiralizer, which is similar to a large pencil sharpener, to make zucchini noodles

    10. A sous vide precision cooker – it cooks food in a vaccuum sealed bag to maximum tenderness for peak flavor. Reviewers loved how easily they could adjust the temperature.

    The product being used to cook food

    11. A no-fuss Crock-Pot that'll make amazing queso, chili, or soup in the background while you go about your day.

    A crock pot

    12. An apple divider for those who prefer thin, dippable slices over biting into whole fruit.

    A person using the tool to cut an apple

    13. A covered cake pan so genius, it has a guideline grid on the edge to make sure everything is cut evenly.

    The pan and cover

    14. A handheld pot strainer for draining the pasta without having to dirty up a whole other appliance. Bonus: it's easy to handle, wash, and store.

    A person using the tool to drain water

    15. A manual food chopper because it's ten times easier to use than a fork when it comes to mashing potatoes, seasoning meats, and making baby food.

    16. A fish spatula that SpongeBob would totally drool over. I can't think of a better way to lift soft cookies, burgers, and more.

    The spatula is being used to flip fish

    17. A nonstick baking mat so you can keep your counters clean whilst channeling the spirit of Buddy the Cake Boss.

    Dough on the baking mat

    18. A garlic press and peeler set because the less you have to touch garlic, the less you'll smell like it two days after you finished cooking.

    A reviewer holding the garlic press

    19. An 8-cup food processor to prepare hummus, purees, salsas, and more in no time — thanks to its 350 watt engine. It's got a tube so you can easily add ingredients as the recipe calls for them, without making a mess.

    The food processor

    20. And a rotating oven that will ensure your pizzas are evenly cooked every single time without having to turn on the oven.

    You, after testing out the new sous vide cooker: