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    32 Kitchen Products You'll Wonder How You Ever Lived Without

    Dish squeegees, heavy-duty oven mitts, oven liners, and a bunch of other genius inventions to make getting things done in the kitchen so much easier.

    1. A pack of food-storage sealing clips to help keep your favorite snacks fresh — even after you tear into them.

    2. 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.

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

    4. An OXO dish squeegee to help scrape off those stuck-on messes without ever harming your dishes — one might even say this thing helps make sure your china is stayin' alive. Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin' alive, stayin' alive. Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin' alive. (Get it? Squeegee, Bee Gees! Goodness, I crack myself up!)

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

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

    7. 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.

    8. A pack of reusable produce bags that'll help you reduce the waste after every trip to the grocery store — you can also use them to clean and rinse your fruits and veggies all in one go!

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

    10. 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?

    11. 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.

    12. A set of silicone gap covers to stop all your crumbies from forming a small community in the crevices around your house.

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

    14. 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!

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

    16. A set of nonslip rubber-base clip-on baggy holders perfect for transferring foods totally hands-free.

    17. A plastic and stainless steel smart funnel designed specifically to make refilling, emptying out, or just transferring liquids an easy, mess-free affair.

    18. A snap-on can strainer so you can take the yucky-ness out of emptying your favorite canned food.

    19. A pack of organic and recyclable ethylene-absorbing packets that'll absorb the gasses in your fridge that cause fruits and veggies to go bad.

    20. This pasta measuring tool so you can finally figure out exactly how much pasta you should be making.

    21. A dishwasher-safe silicone and stainless steel pot clip for when you need a place to put your cooking spoon but don't want that place to be your counter.

    22. A pancake batter dispenser designed to release the perfect amount of batter every time so you're always making the best freakin' pancakes.

    23. 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.

    24. A handy little butter saver so you can preserve your butter after every use.

    25. A pair of machine-washable door handle covers, because germs, fingerprints, and general filth — that's why.

    26. A kale, chard, collard greens, and herb stripper designed to perfectly pluck those time-consuming favorites you love to eat so much.

    27. A cold-brew iced coffee maker, because your love for an icy caffeine fix is real and Starbucks is expensive.

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

    29. 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.

    30. A pack of nonstick stovetop burner protectors, because your range is always a total mess after every use and these will make the cleanup a total breeze.

    31. A dishwasher-safe silicone cleaning tool you can use to get rid of unwanted pet hair, wash dishes, clean your makeup brushes, scrub out stains, exfoliate in the shower, and so much more.

    32. And the Instant Pot, a programmable slow cooker with over 21K positive reviews on Amazon that will make cooking dinner totally f#@%ing amazing.

    We're obviously not messing around in this kitchen!

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