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    67 Kitchen Products You'll Probably Wonder How You Ever Lived Without

    Cold-brew machines, champagne bottle sealers, pantry organizational sets — just a bunch of things to make your time in the kitchen a little easier.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A dishwasher-safe silicone soup cube tray designed to fit a serving (one cup) of soup/chili/stew/sauce per cube so you can freeze and then reheat when you need a quick meal. It also comes designed with a lid so you can easily stack them and four fill lines (½ cup, 1 cup, 125 mL, 250 mL).

    The silicone tray filled with soup next to a bowl with one of the frozen squares

    Promising review: "I'm extremely happy with my Souper Cubes! I cook chili and soup and always make too much, having the ability to freeze serving-size portions is perfect. Saves time and food quality by not having to thaw it all each time I want another serving. High quality and since it's silicone and not rigid plastic it won't crack in the freezer. Highly recommend!" —Alexander S. Waterman

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    2. A dishwasher-safe airtight cold-brew maker that'll give you a nice pick-me-up right out of your fridge.

    A customer review photo of them holding the cold brew maker

    Includes a detachable infuser, lid, and pitcher. BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I received my first Takeya cold-brew maker as a gift for Christmas. I like it so much I bought another. It's easy to use and very easy to clean, plus it makes my morning coffee more palatable. It was well-packaged, has easy-to-follow instructions, and will get lots of use at my house. One of the best features is that it can be turned upside down with no leakage." —J. Lloyd

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and three colors). And don't forget the coffee!

    3. A Baker's Edge brownie pan, because everyone deserves to enjoy the magic of a corner piece.

    A customer review photo of their Baker's Edge brownie pan

    Promising review: "Because this pan is intended for the 'brownie-edge lover,' if you aren't one, this is not the pan for you. Now if you're still reading then you must have heard the rumors about this pan. Not being one that makes brownies more than once a month I just couldn't convince myself to spend over $30 on a pan. Now that I have it I will never go back to a standard pan for brownies. It gives every brownie at least two chewy edges, it's totally nonstick, and there is no oiling or flouring necessary. Cleanup is easy. A little hot water, soap, rinse, dry, and voilà!" —Cricket

    Get it from Amazon for $37.95.

    4. A stainless-steel rocking garlic press that makes mincing, crushing, and peeling your favorite vampire-fighting vegetable so easy and quick.

    Rolling grated rocker crushing garlic

    Promising review: "I like garlic very much, so I use this garlic press every day. It works very well, is easy to use, and is easy to clean. Compared with the garlic press I used before, this is more labor-saving and comfortable." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    5. A stainless-steel leaf herb stripper designed with nine holes, each a different size for whatever herbs you're using, It also has a curved edge that can be used as a kitchen knife for chard, collard greens, parsley, basil, rosemary herb, tarragon, and thyme.

    A series of our images with the different ways to pull leaves and chop them with a single tool

    Promising review: "I love this little tool! It makes removing the leaves off herbs (especially thyme) soooo much easier, saving me time! It is solid, will last, and it's easy to clean." —Elaine Y.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. And while you're at it, a lasagna pan designed with three separate channels so you can cook multiple recipes at once — because what's better than one type of lasagna? THREE TYPES OF LASAGNA!,

    Made with an easy-release, silicone-based nonstick coating. The pan is dishwasher-safe, but hand-washing is recommended to extend product life.

    Promising review: "We already use several Chicago Metallic pans for bread and they're fantastic! This one was just like them, easy-release, hard to scratch, and a long-lasting nonstick surface. It's heavy enough to cook evenly, and all-around great. It's about 2 3/4 inches at the very bottom, angling out to maybe 3 inches at the top of each channel. We wouldn't want to put this in the dishwasher, although they say you can. The nonstick is really very good. Plus, the lip makes it a whole lot easier to lift in and out of the oven." —Craig L.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.67.

    7. An awesome faucet splash catcher — it fits perfectly around your faucets and will help absorb some of that water that inevitably gets everywhere every time you try to do the dishes.

    The faucet splash catcher in red around a faucet
    Two Lilacs Studio on Etsy

    Two Lilacs Studio is a Saint Helens, Oregon-based Etsy shop specializing in quality handmade goods with personalized options.

    Get it from Two Lilacs Studio on Etsy for $13.50+ (available in six colors and four sizes).

    8. A sturdy Mr. Scrappy Universal Garbage Disposal Brush capable of getting deep so you can scrub away all that built-up residue clogging, stinking, and annoying the heck out of kitchen.

    A customer review photo showing a close-up of garbage disposal brush

    Promising review: "This product can be a major kitchen product if you have issues with odors in your garbage disposal. We eat a lot of cereals for breakfast and almost all are loaded with preservatives, which are like glue when they get wet. For two years, we could not get rid of a foul odor for more than a day or two. I purchased this as a last resort, but only expected it to help a little. The first time I used it, I was amazed at how much gunk was brushed away and the odor was reduced. " —C. D. Cornett

    Get it from Amazon for $15.43.

    9. A six-piece pantry organization set that's not only great for your fridge but your cupboard or any space that needs a little organizational help.,

    Promising review: "I love these things so much. I just got my first apartment with my boyfriend and it looked so messy in our little fridge and now it looks really appealing and everything is easy to get to. The quality of them is so good, I’m honestly impressed they’re very sturdy and the egg holder is so cute and holds 14 eggs!" —Faith Sperry

    Get the set from Amazon for $23.99.

    10. An eight-blade Mueller Austria Pro-Series Slicer that'll mince your onions, chop your veggies, and even store them after. It has three different-sized chopper blades and five interchangeable blades for slicing, julienne, grating, and even shredding.,

    Promising review: "I have a high sensitivity to raw onions, yet I use them in almost every meal. Not only do my eyes burn and water to the point of blindness, but I sneeze excessively. I've tried all the tricks, even wearing motorcycle goggles. Nothing helps. This minimizes my onion cutting time by 90%. It takes me less than a minute to dice one rather than 10. It works for all my fruits and veggies too, but has saved me from the dreaded onion. I absolutely LOVE this product." —Candace

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97.

    11. A set of 3-D printed KitchenAid Tool holders you attach to the bottom of your cabinets or shelves to finally give you a place to store all those bulky tools.

    KitchenAid Tool Holder set placed on the bottom of a cabinet
    McMaster3D on Etsy

    McMaster3D is a Langhorne, Pennsylvania-based Etsy shop that specializes in 3D printing.

    Get the set of three from McMaster3D on Etsy for $8+ (available in a variety of colors).

    12. An awesome little handheld milk frother that'll up your at-home coffee game to the next level — it can basically froth up any milky drink (even those with dairy alternatives)!,

    Promising review: "I did not know I needed this in my life. I saw a video of someone obsessed with the drink, London Fog (Earl Grey tea, vanilla, and milk), and she offhandedly mentioned you can easily make your own if you get a frother. At home, I mostly make different versions of drip coffee because frothers seemed so 'extra' until I got this! To put this little guy together, you do need two double-A batteries. It comes with a little stand. I made a very strong drip coffee (Blue Bottle Bella Donovan), warmed up whole milk in the microwave, stuck the frother in the middle of the milk, wiggled it around a bit, added three teaspoons of sugar (I like it sweet), and it was so good!!! So perfect. Plus the side of the box has a QR code with a link to some recipes, a coupon, and it automatically registers your warranty. Pretty awesome! I’m super excited for future matcha lattes and practicing latte art. Also! My coffee shop costs like $5 almost $6 for a latte, I’m lactose intolerant so every latte I have to pay $0.70 more. I just hate that! This will save me money and I get my cozy, caffeine fix in the comfort of my own home!" —RobinFromCalifornia

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 24 colors).

    13. A 100% natural Oven Cleaning Kit, complete with oven scrub, all-purpose cleaners, and a metallic sponge, to really get at the build-up in your enamel ovens, rack, and even the glass panel on the door — it's made in small batches, and totally safe for your family, pets, and home.

    Cleaning Studio on Etsy

    Cleaning Studio is a Fairfield, Connecticut-based Etsy shop filled with natural cleaning products and tools.

    Get it from Cleaning Studio on Etsy for $27.99+ (available in two jar types).

    14. A super sturdy Uno Casa Cast-Iron Tortilla Press that'll help you make some of the best tortillas your mouth will ever know — and if I'm being honest, I never realized it was an option NOT to have this on your counter. A version of this bad boy has been a visible part of every kitchen I grew up in.

    A customer review photo of the tortilla press being used on their counter

    Promising review: "Worth the money. This made making my corn tortillas so much easier. It stores easily. It cleans up easily. The parchment paper sheets that are provided keep it from sticking as long as your mix isn’t too wet. Best purchase we’ve made for our kitchen in quite some time." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    15. A pack of stain-removing, nontoxic cleaning cups perfect for cleaning the inside of your Keurig or K-Cup coffee machine.,

    Promising review: "Okay, so these cleaner pods are awesome! I didn't know how gross our Keurig was until today. The big mason jar on the left is when I actually ran the cleaner through plus one rinse cycle. The middle one is another rinse cycle and the last one, on the right, is the last one I did. So yes, I would suggest running two or three rinse cycles instead of the recommended one. But it's still an awesome product for the price! I have a Keurig 2.0 and I had no issues." —Mads0421

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $9.95.

    16. And if you don't already have one, a sleek Keurig K-Mini single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker that's only about 5" wide, can brew a single cup at a time so you're not dealing with a cold pot of undrunk coffee, *and* that only takes a few minutes to brew a steaming cup of joe for your morning pick me up.

    The Keurig K-Mini Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker in Oasis

    And don't forget to grab your reusable filter.

    Promising review: "I work from home and was going to local coffee shops every day to buy coffee. I finally decided it would be easier and cheaper to just make my own. But I’m the only one in my house who drinks coffee and I also didn’t want something taking much room on my counter. So I decided to try the mini. This is a very basic K-Cup coffee maker but is perfect for my needs. Brews a cup of coffee in a minute or two, is small and compact, and works great! Great for the price!" —Jill Rizzi

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in five colors).

    17. A perfect little stainless-steel Rada Cutlery tomato slicing knife designed specifically for cutting those pesky (but so delicious) tomatoes that don't always get along with your other knives.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this knife! Slicing tomatoes is effortless and I had a ton of tomatoes from my garden that needed to be canned. The knife is very lightweight but very sharp and the textured handle prevents slipping. It is a great knife for the price and I will be buying a few more as gifts for family and friends." —Rochelle

    Get it from Amazon for $10.75.

    18. A pack of aerating wine decanters so you can turn your two-buck chuck into deux-franc Claude.

    Someone pouring wine using the decanter

    Promising review: "These wine aerators are FABULOUS! I do wine demos for different wineries and I don't always have time to let a bottle of wine breathe properly before a demo starts. These greatly enhance the flavor and it makes all the difference in the world. My sales numbers increased greatly. And you can't beat the price!" —Ash Bash

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.95.

    19. A stainless-steel bottle sealer designed with a built-up pressure pump, because you're the life of the party, but sometimes that party has to end at a reasonable hour and continue the next day.


    Promising review: "Loved this product. So easy to use. Everything is in one — no plug with pump. It stays on and keeps the bubbles in champagne and all carbonated wines. It does not pop off or leak if you lay the bottle back on its side in the refrigerator. It's metal and very strong. Love that you just need to pump the top to take out the air. Great for picnics and BYOBs. Plus it DOES NOT LEAK!" —C. Glidden

    Get the bottle sealer from Amazon for $10.97+ (available in two colors).

    20. A three-piece pizza grilling set you can use to make the kind of oven-fresh pizza that'll have people asking, "Is that delivery or DiGiorno?" But it won't be either! 'Cause it's homemade!,

    Promising review: "I have to admit that I was already a Cuisinart fan as I own a Cuisinart outdoor grill and have given two as wedding gifts. I was anxious to receive the new outdoor pizza maker as we live out in the country without the option of pizza delivery; so all of my past attempts at pizza making was with a boxed mix. My husband had the pizza maker assembled (along with the stand that is sold separately) and heated before the dough had even finished rising. Only have one recommendation, READ the Pizza Making Guide that includes several informative tips, especially the one suggesting to use cornmeal on the peel. We’re pizza-making pros now (by the second batch) and started experimenting with different recipes. When not in use I like the design that mirrors the cosmetics of my outdoor grill." —Kris F

    Get the set from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in two options).

    21. A stackable cutlery drawer organizer so you can neatly fit all your utensils in your drawer — even if you're limited on space.

    The cutlery drawer organizer filled with utensils

    Promising review: "I bought two of these, and I’m very pleased with them. The non-slip feature on the bottom is great — you won’t have cutlery sliding around when you open and close your drawers. I would highly recommend." —Chelsea C.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    22. An in-drawer bamboo block to keep your knives safely organized and accessible.

    An open drawer with the bamboo block installed

    Promising review: "I love this product! Keeps my knife drawer organized and makes it easy to find the one I need because I keep them in a particular order. I purchased the one that holds 12 and now I wish I went with the 16 because I do want to add more knives to my collection. There is enough space to grab the knives comfortably. It would be fantastic if there was a slot for scissors and a cleaver somehow but overall, very satisfied with the product and plan on purchasing another." —Zoe

    Get it from Amazon for $28.42+ (available for 12 or 16 knives).

    23. A pack of MiracleWipes perfect for getting rid of any of the food and grime buildup in your microwave or on your cooktops.

    Promising review: "My microwave was a mess because we have a son who only cooks if he can microwave it. I despise cleaning the microwave. These wipes were a dream. I didn't have to scrub. Everything wiped right off! Now I need to teach my son how to use them!" —Jennifer Hardy

    Get a pack of 30 wipes from Amazon for $9.97.

    24. A terra-cotta bear you simply place in water for 20 minutes and then put in your brown sugar to help maintain its moisture for up to SIX MONTHS.

    A customer review photo of the brown sugar bear sitting next to a jar of brown sugar

    Promising review: "After multiple containers for my brown sugar and continuously throwing my brown sugar away due to giant hard lumps, I began to wonder why our brown sugar never lumped as a child. That's when I remembered a weird brown bear in our sugar, After a quick Google search I found this! I soaked it in water for 30 minutes and then added to my lumpy brown sugar...two days later there is not a single lump in my sugar! Yay!" —Sneezeloaf

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    25. A pair of reusable silicone gloves designed with scrubbers on the palm so you can scrub away all those messes while protecting your hands., Amazon

    Promising review: "These are SO cool!! So many uses! Today, I tried them in the shower washing my face and back. OMG!!! I cannot describe the WONDERFUL sensation! They’re great for lint removal from furniture and probably clothes. The cat LOVES them!! She has not liked any brush EVER, but boy does she like being petted and groomed with these. Great for showers, glass, and tubs. Good for rubbing stain remover into laundry. There is nothing I don’t love about them. Have had them for 14 months. Now getting a bunch both for me and for gifting. Have NOT used them on dishes. The future opens up more opportunities for new uses!" —Flying Saucer Writer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in five colors).

    26. A bottle of Therapy Premium Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish, a plant-based cleaner that'll remove streaks, smudges, and fingerprints from any stainless-steel surface. Plus, it has a lovely lavender scent.

    A customer review photo showing before and after using the polish on their oven

    Includes a large microfiber cloth.

    Promising review: "I bought this a few days ago and I'm already in love. I grew up in a house with stainless steel appliances and I have so many memories of my mom getting so mad that nothing cleaned the stainless steel. Now I live in an apartment with stainless-steel appliances and found myself getting mad too! I told her when I ordered this and she literally said 'Good luck. Nothing works.' Well, this does! I just texted her my before and after of my oven as proof. If I recommended this to my mom, I'd recommend it to you too!" —Allison M.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    27. A pack of organic and recyclable ethylene-absorbing BluApple packets to absorb the gases in your fridge that cause fruits and veggies to go bad.


    Promising review: "In my drunken stupor, I purchased these thinking they were ben wa balls. Boy was I wrong. But I'm so happy with my purchase because these keep my produce fresher for much longer than normal. Nothing is worse than buying red bell peppers at the store and having them start wilting after four days. These should be in everyone's fridges!" —The Waites

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $11.99.

    28. A three-compartment lid organizer so you can neatly store all your storage bin tops.

    The lid organizer placed inside a kitchen drawer

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this storage container. Sounds silly, but it changed my life. No longer do I have to play storage container Jenga! No more stuff falling out of the cabinet every time I open the cupboard. Now I can stack my lids in the organizer and my storage containers fit nicely on the shelf — I have a lot of storage containers. I would definitely buy this again and again. Great product!" —Laura H.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four sizes).

    29. A dishwasher magnet so you never accidentally use a dirty dish again.


    Promising review: "GAME CHANGER! No longer need to 'barely' close door to prevent built-in clean indicator light from turning off prior to emptying. My mom shoves a potholder into her dishwasher to indicate Clean contents. I need to get her one of these, too! Sure, this all seems very dramatic for such a simple thing,'s fantastic, anyway!" —Melrose

    Get it from Amazon for $5.90+ (available in six styles).

    30. A multi-layer Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker to make you a warm morning meal in just about five minutes. Plus, all removable parts are dishwasher-safe and the surfaces are covered with a durable, nonstick coating.,

    Promising review: "As someone who's generally had apartments with small kitchens and thus a small amount of counter space, I'm not fond of single-use appliances. I remember my brother getting a breakfast sandwich maker a few years ago and wondered why someone would give so much precious counter space to a glorified toaster. My recent apartment has more space, so I bought this because of the number of high reviews and my love of breakfast sandwiches. I should have bought it as soon as it came out — it's so much more compact than the toaster kind of sandwich makers and does its job extremely well. Preheating takes a few minutes, cooking takes five minutes and the whole center part is removable for cleaning. Anyway, this thing is amazing and totally worth the counter space it uses." —K. Durivage

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in five colors).

    31. A pair of oven mitts because you should never, at any point, try to take things out of the oven with your bare hands.

    A person taking something out of the oven while wearing the gloves

    Promising review: "As someone who is super afraid of being burned, I am happily using these. They do reach all the way up the arm so that I feel safe reaching into my old oven. I don't have any problems bending my fingers to grip things, and so far I haven't felt any heat when taking things out. Before I was using a 20-year-old woven glove that was past its prime. I haven't felt safe using anything but that single glove. Now I have these and they're fantastic." —Jenne Schrader

    Get a pair from Amazon for $13.97+ (available in 14 colors and two sizes).

    32. A jar of The Pink Stuff — a cleaning paste designed to get off any and every stuck, caked, and cooked on mess you can think of.,

    Promising review: "What can I say? I love this product. My daughter drew a happy face in the bathtub (with a permanent marker), I tried removing it with everything I could think of, nothing worked. With this paste, it was gone within less than a minute. I immediately tried it on my stove — OMG! I'm in love. It’s a purchase I don’t regret at all. Will be buying it again. (TO THE PEOPLE who say a lot of products are about as effective, please name those products, because so far I don’t think there’s a product like this stuff. This stuff really works. It may scratch glass etc, however, please name a perfect product that will not scratch). This stuff has helped me remove stains that I wasn’t able to clean with anything." —Happy customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    33. A heat-resistant, dishwasher-safe veggie turner designed with a wide head and a raised edge to scoop and flip veggies with ease.

    The veggie turner gathering vegetables from a baking sheet

    Promising review: "I broke this in hard with a huge batch of roasted vegetables for Thanksgiving. Brussels sprouts, potatoes, leeks, garlic, butternut squash, carrots, and more filling up a whole roasting pan. This was great for mixing, coating and turning the vegetables and incredibly effective and attractive for serving. It's a great length, and very substantial. I am delighted to have this as part of my kitchen collection." —Nicki Heskin

    Get it from Amazon for $11.80+ (available in three colors).

    34. A genius Whiskware pancake batter mixer that's designed with a BlenderBall wire whisk — just drop in the ingredients to make your favorite pancake batter, shake up the bottle, and use the spout to drop the perfect amount onto the griddle. It's that easy!


    Promising review: "I LOVE this thing! Breakfast has never been faster or easier! And it doesn't make noise that will wake everyone up while I am mixing. The silicone tip is real silicone (for those wondering about the pinch test) and does well against cast-iron. I have never been able to get my pancakes this fluffy until now! So great! Planning on buying more from this brand! It is also super easy to clean. The bottom comes off to fill it up and it turns into a holder for the bottle by setting the top into the bottom setting. It suggests putting in your liquid first then your mix but if making a large amount you might have to gently tap it a bit." —KC Hunter

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    35. And while you're at it, an incredible little Whiskware Egg Mixer also with a BlenderBall wire whisk. Plus, it has a built-in egg cracker, and enough space to scramble up to eight eggs at once — it even has a built-in egg separator if you like your eggs sans yolk!


    Promising review: "A genuinely helpful cooking gizmo. As easy to use as could possibly be, instant clean-up simply by shaking with hot water plus a squirt of liquid soap, and inexpensive to boot! For omelets, scrambled eggs, and any other dishes requiring blended eggs, this altogether beats other devices — whether it's a hand egg beater, electric blender, or even a whisk or a fork." —synapsys

    Get it from Amazon for $17.08.

    36. A set of measurement conversion vinyls you can easily attach to nearly any surface in your kitchen so you always have a quick reference when you're trying to figure out your new favorite recipe.

    The measurement conversion vinyls on a cabinet door
    She Shed Shananigans on Etsy

    Get them from She Shed Shananigans on Etsy for $8.55+ (available in two sizes and in a variety of colors).

    37. A pack of Bottle Bright for an all-natural, biodegradable, odor-free way to clean your water bottle.

    A before and after customer review photo of their waterbottle

    Promising review: "Holy s**t, this product is amazing! One of my favorite possessions is a Yeti tumbler, which I've had for like three years. The downside to it is that I am a tea drinker and tea stains 'stainless' steel like no other. My Yeti has been carrying ugly, rust-colored tea stains almost since I got it, and nothing I've tried has really worked. Enter Bottle Bright. And now my Yeti looks brand new again! I used the instructions on the package for tougher stains, using boiling water and letting sit overnight, and voila! This s**t is pretty much Hogwarts-level MAGIC! Would give more stars if I could! I really regret not taking before and after pics." —T

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.

    38. Customizable liners designed to hold your spices in place and fit them into your drawers.


    Pop them right out when you need to clean them!

    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite things I've ever purchased from Amazon! The fact that they are so customizable allows you to cut them for any drawer size! I think this will be my go-to gift for all of my friends who love cooking as much as I do! Freeing up cabinet space and having something that can easily be rinsed off in the sink makes this a for-sure buy!" —momonono

    Get a 10-foot roll on Amazon for $16.99 (available in two colors).

    39. A set of minimal but super chic pantry labels — who knew your food could get such a cute outfit? Not me.

    The labels on containers of flour, brown rice, and oats
    Real And Vibrant on Etsy

    Real And Vibrant is a modern label shop that's woman-owned and based in Seattle, Washington.

    Get them from Real And Vibrant on Etsy for $10+ (available custom and standard sets of five to 80 labels).

    40. A set of nonstick oven liners — since the reason your smoke alarm is always going off might be because of the caked-on mess living at the bottom of your oven.

    An oven with liners protecting the bottom

    Promising review: "I expected to be happy, but I'm thrilled! Each mat is pliable and fits the entire width of my standard oven. When the mat is against the back wall, it extends up to but not over the front lip of the floor. On first use, pizza cheese and sauce dripped onto the front edge of the mat and onto that uncovered lip. The baked-on cheese and sauce slid right off the mat! Effortlessly! After I cleaned up the lip, I layered a second mat to cover the lip. These mats are so great that I almost want food to drip on them so I can show off how wonderful they are." —Artset Outset

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $12.99.

    41. A pair of cut-resistant gloves that'll actually protect your hands from any slicing and dicing.

    A person wearing the gloves while cutting fish

    Food-safe and machine-washable. Check out our full review of these NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves.

    Promising review: "After my husband sliced his finger on our mandolin I decided to check out these gloves. We are both very impressed with how well they work. The company who sells these is also wonderful — they sent a follow-up email to ensure that we liked the gloves and would have replaced or refunded our money if we weren't happy. The only thing I was concerned about when I ordered the gloves was if I was buying the right size. My husband and I have different hand sizes, but the medium is working well for both of us. And knowing that they would send a different size free of charge was wonderful. Now we don't have to worry about slicing off our fingers!" —That Author Guy's Wife

    Get them from Amazon for $11.49 (available in sizes S–XL and in three styles including a touch screen design).

    42. The super-popular Our Place Always Pan, which is perfectly crafted and designed to replace your fry pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, nonstick pan, spatula, and ::deep inhale:: spoon rest.

    Our Place

    Promising review: "This is the best pan I have ever cooked with. The surface allows me to control the amount of olive oil used, the dome lid design is great for faster cooking without turning up the heat, and the pan itself is so beautiful I leave it out on my stovetop as decoration. I am hoping they make a small sauté pan and a three-quart saucepan someday." —Cheryl M.

    Get it from Our Place for $145 (available in seven colors).

    43. A 2-liter capacity air fryer that uses heat and powerful dual fans to circulate hot air around food for the same crispy results you'd get from a deep fryer.

    Air fryer basket and basket separator are dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I really don't know what took me so long to buy one? I do know that the idea of another machine to make fries and onion rings did not make it sound like a must-have on my counter. Then I started thinking about all the fun things I eat when I'm out that would be nice to make at home but just don't turn out the same in the oven. I did a little recipe recon and found some items I wanted to try then went on the hunt for the perfect machine. The Purify is easy to use and clean. Holds plenty of food for two people. So far I have tackled fried ravioli, salmon fillets, and polenta 'fries' in it. All were perfectly crispy but not at all greasy. I'm so happy I took the plunge and bought it!!!" —Jadesfire

    Get it from Amazon for $71.13.

    44. A set of shredder claws, because who actually has time to wait for meat to cool before they handle or start shredding it? Not me, and I have the burned fingertips to prove it.

    The claws being used to shred meat

    Promising review: "Works well for shredding larger portions of meat, like pork. Plastic appears to be of higher quality. Sufficient room in the opening for most finger and hand sizes. The pointed tips shouldn't cause injury unless you're careless. I'd highly recommend the use of quality protective gloves; you're not only dealing with the mess of shredding itself but also, most likely, some elevated temperature food." —Legardi11

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in four colors).

    45. A programmable Instant Pot that can act as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté, yogurt maker, and food warmer — helping you prepare a delicious dinner without a ton of thought.

    The Instant Pot

    With nearly 5 stars and 116,000 5-star reviews on Amazon, the Instant Pot's kinda high price is easily justifiable. People everywhere swear by the convenience, delicious recipes, and all-around awesomeness of this 7-in-1 pot.

    Read our full review of the Instant Pot, beginners Instant Pot tips, Instant Pot recipes, more Instant Pot recipes, and vegetarian Instant Pot recipes.

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in four sizes).

    46. An awesome little sandwich cutter and sealer that'll have you "cooking" up Uncrestables in any variety you want — stick with the classic (PB & J) or get wild and make a BLT.,

    Promising review: "These have been a GAME-CHANGER in this house!! My son has always begged me for Uncrustables but my wallet didn’t agree with them. I LOVE being able to make them at home and customize them to exactly what they would like them filled with! I make two weeks' worth of sandwiches at a time and store them in sandwich bags in the freezer so in the morning during the school year we can just grab and go! Love them!" —Katherine Smaczniak

    Get it from Amazon for $19.96

    47. A flexible silicone sink strainer to catch any excess food before it clogs up your drain.

    A person flexing the sink strainer

    Promising review: "It kills me to write this review since I never thought I would be writing a review for a sink strainer. I guess this means that I am officially getting old, but when you come across a well-engineered product that solves a problem for you, no matter how simple, it should get credit. This strainer allows full flow down the drain even when it is full of food particles so you can just clean it easily after you are all done. No food can sneak by due to the design and it even looks good. Pros: fits great, looks good, engineered perfectly, solves your kitchen sink drain issues. Cons: Makes you re-examine your life now that you are this excited about a sink strainer. QUICK UPDATE: It's been over four years and this sink strainer still hasn't broken in the kitchen sink. Also, I'm still pathetic enough to update a review for a sink strainer four years later." —CaptainDingle

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    48. A clip-on strainer to make draining all your favorite foods a total breeze.

    The clip-on strainer being used on a pot of pasta

    Promising review: "After many years of failing to drain skillets and pots by using a lid, I searched for and bought this guy. Wow! I can't believe I lived without this for so long. It's a dream to drain water from pasta, and grease from meat. No slippage, and it works great. Just need to be a little careful if you've got a lot of food in the pot/pan, as some of it can escape over the top, but the use of spoon to keep it at bay works well." —R. Higgins

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

    49. A pack of nonstick and reusable toaster bags designed to be heat resistant, easy to clean, and — most importantly — perfectly fit a grilled cheese sandwich that you'll be able to easily cook in your toaster.

    The toaster bag in a toaster with a sandwich inside

    Promising review: "I love to share a new 'gotta have' and weeellllll, THIS IS IT! When I was growing up my mother made toast by buttering the bread then toasting it in a toaster oven, we never had a pop-up toaster. So, now I really don't like toast that is cooked first then buttered after toasting, it is just not the same. Well, for some dumb reason I bought a pop-up toaster last year (I think it was to toast bagels) and I almost never use it because of UGH DRY TOAST! Since I bought it I have been trying to figure out how to put butter before cooking without making a nasty mess in the toaster — not possible. HOWEVER, 'seek and ye shall find' — I found these! OH HAPPY DAY! Such a happy girl!" —N. Babb

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $7.99.

    50. A dishwasher-safe apple slicer that'll make cutting up apples so freakin' easy — seriously, we have them at the BuzzFeed office and it makes slicing up an apple for a snack SO FREAKIN' EASY. It takes like two seconds!

    A person cutting an apple with the slicer

    Promising review: "Seriously, why has this never been invented before? It's the best thing in the history of apples! It cuts the apples in perfect sizes for kids (and even me), and the bottom base to push the blade all the way down is a game-changer. I always hated cutting apples because the last push was annoying and made slices fly everywhere. This is easy and keeps them all mostly attached. Love love love it!" —jbug

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49 (also available for eggs).

    51. A pair of Nano Gloves to help you wipe down and dust nearly any surface without the use of any paper towels.

    A person wearing and giving a thumbs up while wearing the nano glove

    Promising review: "It's a little embarrassing how excited I am about a cleaning glove but I don't care! I discovered the Nano Towels almost a year ago and I can't say enough great things about them. I had a closet full of every different cleaning product you could imagine — a different one for each surface that needed cleaning. Not only was it a ridiculous, time-consuming chore to keep the house clean but I have four kids (two toddlers) and I hated having to worry about them grabbing a bottle and spraying something toxic or even touching the residue that was left on everything after I cleaned it but I didn't think there was any other way. I have literally gotten rid of all cleaning products and my house is cleaner than it's ever been. It is SO much easier and less time-consuming because it can be used on any surface. I have even washed my (very dirty) car with nothing but Nano Towels and water and it honestly turned out better than when I paid for it to get detailed. (I've also cut the paper towel usage down in my house by probably 80%.) I was beyond thrilled when I saw these new Nano Gloves and I ordered two right away. I love them! It makes it even easier to do everything I was already doing with the Nano Towels, to begin with. My kids are even having fun putting them on and running around the house helping me clean lol! I absolutely recommend these and I'll be ordering more myself for sure." —MamaD

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    52. A lightweight, programmable egg cooker, because believe it or not, the hardest thing to learn to cook are freakin' eggs — this little gadget can boil up to six eggs at a time, poach two eggs with its separate poaching tray, or even make an omelet!

    Promising review: "I adore this little gadget. I'm usually not one to buy a lot of gadgets for my kitchen, I hate cluttering my counter space. But this is worth it. It isn't very big. I love poached eggs but hate watching them trying to guess if I've cooked them the way I want. This does it all by itself. If you like them harder, you can leave them in after the buzzer for an extra minute. If you like them softer, you can take them out right away or even reduce the water a touch. Or if you like them softer, use bigger eggs. It works in less than 10 minutes and cleans up wonderfully." —Teelo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in eight colors)

    53. An over-the-sink cutting board and strainer, because how many times have you made a damn mess when you were trying to chop literally anything?

    The cutting board over a sink

    Promising review: "This is an extremely useful cutting board with the collapsible bowl for washing vegetables and/or fruits, draining them, or depositing scraps. It fits nicely over my sink and is easily cleaned and stored. Find myself using it every day!" —Patty Boh

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

    54. A cast-iron skillet so you can make a bunch of delicious dishes just like your favorite restaurants.

    The cast iron skillet with cooked salmon

    Promising review: "Lodge cast-iron pans are the best. My only regret is that I bought it for a man who didn't deserve it. The good thing? It'll last forever, so unless he throws it out or gives it away he'll have a life-long reminder of what he lost!" —Carrie N

    Get it from Amazon for $10.79+ (available in nine sizes and with a cover). And don't forget to pick up some accessories for your new cast iron, like a silicone handle, a pan scraper, cast iron oil, and a stainless steel cleaner.

    55. A nylon (so it's nonstick-safe) colander strainer designed with a discreet hook so it easily attaches to the side of your pot — which means you never have to struggle with emptying a heavy pan of boiling hot water again!


    It's also dishwasher-safe, heat-resistant up to 200°C/392°F, and works with fried foods.

    Promising review: "I love this thing! It is quite sturdy and has no issues holding lots of ravioli, tortellini, or any other shaped pasta. One note, it does not do well with long spaghetti. It is also great for grabbing veggies out when I blanch them in water or chicken breasts I have poached. I was injured in an automobile accident and my hands are not in great condition. This has made having to use tongs for some things no longer necessary. It has also — totally — made lifting heavy pots full of liquid, unnecessary. Cooking is therapy for me and to find any tools which make it easier for me, is fantastic! I highly recommend this scoop to anyone needing a little help in the kitchen, or who just wants to not have to pull out strainers all of the time." —Kayce Cawthon McCarty

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    56. A baking mat so you can always have the right measurements when you're learning how to make a pie crust — the hardest of all freakin' things to make.


    Made with 100% food-grade silicone that's stain-proof, BPA-free, and stick-resistant.

    Promising review: "Really pleased with this baking mat. It stays put on any surface and makes working with pastries less cumbersome. Also it is easier to clean with less mess and takes up hardly any space to store." —drab

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    57. A digital food thermostat to prevent you from giving everyone food poisoning — again.


    Promising review: "I bought this initially for baking prime rib, but my wife uses it all the time when she bakes chicken. It takes the guessing game out of baking and you know you are getting a cooked piece of meat without having to cut into it and letting all the juices escape." —Abe

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    58. A boil-over safeguard so you can step away from your stove and not worry about coming back to a volcano of steaming water bubbles.

    Heat-resistant up to 400ºF.

    Promising review: "It works! In the picture, I am boiling potatoes, and the bubbles are clearly over the pot height, but no mess! Great product!" —hollmarkristo

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    59. A non-slip knife sharpener that'll let you safely get your blades to their maximum potential...cutting tomatoes will never be a disaster again!

    A person sharpening their knife with the block

    Promising review: "I gotta say this is the best sharpener I ever bought in my whole life. I got it today and brought it to work. I work at a Japanese restaurant as a sushi chef. I sharpened my knife with it at work and wow my knife was sharp like a samurai sword! Even my coworkers were surprised and asked me to order one for them. It was so sharp that I barely touched the knife and my pinky fingers got cut deep and I had to be sent home from work. Thanks for the product! Now I don't have to use the stone or sharpen rod that much. 😎" —Rodrigo

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four colors).

    Check out our full review on the KitchenIQ knife sharpener.

    60. A sturdy hand-held sharpener designed to fit and sharpen not only your knives and blades but also your kitchen scissors who could probably use a little love.

    A person using the handheld sharpener to sharpen their scissors

    Promising review: "I bought this for the scissors sharpener and it restored an almost useless pair of kitchen shears to useful duty again. I tested the knife sharpener on a few kitchen blades and it works, I just prefer the type that has all sharpening elements in a row instead of having to flip the device around. Tiny preference on my side. Buy this for your dull scissors and get the knife sharpening capabilities as a bonus." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.39.

    61. A genius little heat-resistant chopper to finally break up that package of ground meat, allowing it to cook evenly.

    A person breaking down ground meat with the chopper

    Non-stick and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I've been eyeing this same tool from Pampered Chef but it's so pricey I didn't want to take the plunge. When I found this one on Amazon and saw how much more reasonably priced it was, I decided to go for it. I've used it a few times since purchasing and it is awesome! Works just as well as I envisioned the pricier version to work and I love that it didn't cost an arm and a leg. I am happy that this comes in red as it matches the other kitchen tools and theme of my kitchen! Thanks for making cooking with ground meat so much simpler." —Genetics

    Get it from Amazon for $6.39+ (available in three colors).

    62. A countertop compost bin so you can convert your home into the green machine you know it can be.

    The compost bin on a kitchen counter

    Promising review: "I love this compost bin! It is very well designed. They actually tested all aspects of it. The one-handed operation is SO much better than having to lift off a lid like my old steel compost bin. The lid flips up/down very easily. The lid removes when you want to empty it out. The plastic inside is super smooth so there are no nooks or crannies for food to get caught. Most of the waste simply slips off and then you can just rinse it and you are good to go. I don't have to buy compost bags anymore either. There is no smell when it is on the counter. The one thing I would improve (and I'd give it four 1/2 stars if I could because of this) is that it is too small. I think it could be twice as big — a little wider and a little taller would be great. Otherwise, it really is a great product. I was worried about it looking tacky on my counter because it is plastic, but is so well designed that it even looks classy on my granite counter!" —Susanne M. Millar

    Get it from Amazon for $20.95 (available in two colors and sizes). You might want to pick up some compostable bags and this handy guide to help you get started.

    63. A pack of nonstick silicone baking mats so you never have to grease a pan again — helping you save a ton of time on clean up. They're oven-safe up to 480 degrees and they fit half-sheet size pans.

    Promising review: "These baking mats are hands-down my favorite kitchen item. I must have six of these and I use them almost every day. They are significantly easier to clean than a messy cookie sheet. They are a practical replacement for foil, parchment paper, cooking spray, and oils. Nothing will stick to these. NOTHING. They can go from a freezer to a 480-degree oven. The inner fiberglass weave ensures even heat distribution. Whether you are roasting veggies or making peanut brittle, uneven doneness is no concern. If you make cookies/pastries this is a must-have. Occasionally, I'll use them in baking dishes too. The end(s) may flop off the edge of the dish but no harm no foul. Try using one as a cover to prevent over-drying (it works). They will last a lifetime with proper care. They're ridiculously affordable, reduce waste, save time and money, and most importantly — no more sticking." —