24 Things To Help Make Your Kitchen More Efficient
Goodbye, pan avalanches.
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1. A spice drawer organizer that'll give you some pretty impressive "before" and "after" pictures. Which is to say: No more holding your breath every time you open your jam-packed drawer of rogue spices.
4. A mountable jar opener to give you a hand with that wide container of applesauce that you have to pass off to three people before finally cracking open. (Plus, it'll work on everything from nail polish to peanut butter.)
5. A set of refrigerator bins so you're always aware of your supply and don't purchase the same bag of cheese five times by accident.
6. A tea bag organizer that'll give all your loose bags a home and keep you prepared for when hosting duties call.
8. A wineglass rack that'll make use of the space underneath your cabinets while always keeping your precious stemware at arm's reach.
9. A set of reusable nonstick oven liners to catch cheeses, sauces, and other potential messes, and create much less work for you later.
10. A set of classy stainless-steel measuring cups with etched measurements so you don't have to play the guessing game again. (Or use your hand-me-down plastic ones.)
11. A foldable cutting board so you can dump your sliced veggies right into your pot when you've finished.
12. A mini skillet that'll be perfect for individual servings of fried eggs, cookies, or brownies. Instead of splitting up into individual portions, you can enjoy your meal straight out of this thing if you so please.
13. A rotary peeler with the choice of three different blade types so you don't have to rifle through your drawer to find the right peeler.
14. A rapid egg cooker, which prepares six eggs in any manner your heart desires — hard-, medium-, and soft-boiled eggs, two poached eggs, scrambled eggs, you name it. You'll really have to go out of your way to mess this up.
15. A digital food thermometer so you never have to play the fun guessing game of "Will I Get Very Sick From Eating This Undercooked Meat?"
16. Or, flex a bit with a sous vide precision cooker for cooking your plastic bag–covered meats to perfection by circulating heat in a slow and steady fashion. The rookie days are behind you.
17. A silicone safeguard if you're simply done with getting boiling pasta water all over your cooktop.
18. A two-stage knife sharpener so you don't have to deal with dull blades (and a lousy mincing job as a result).
19. A pair of meat-shredding claws that'll work with much more speed and efficiency than that clumsy fork you're using.
20. A pair of handheld scrapers to restore your trusty cast-iron pan and avoid getting surprise bites of burnt residue in your stir fry.
21. A roll of bamboo paper towels that can be washed and reused up to 120 times because, arguably, the biggest fail of all while cooking is being super wasteful and burning through a single-use paper roll.
22. A rice cooker to make it very difficult to overcook it like you do every time you simmer over the stove.
23. A kitchen scale that'll convert between five units of measurements so you never fail the math portion of your next cook.
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