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    42 Kitchen Products So Efficient You Might Feel A Little Smug Using Them

    Universal jar opener >>>>> yelling at a stubborn jar of tomato sauce for a half hour.

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    1. An internet-beloved OXO measuring cup with transparent measurements on the side *and* angled in the middle so you can see exactly how much you're measuring from a bird's eye view.

    The transparent angled measuring cup with oil inside

    2. A tiny milk frother that makes rich, creamy froths in seconds, making you as powerful as the Starbucks mermaid herself. It also doesn't need to be plugged in, cleans with a quick stream of hot running water, and is teensy for storing.

    3. A three-in-one avocado slicer small enough to slide into your utensil drawer – it'll more than earn its keep by taking care of those pesky pits and giving you slices so perfectly portioned you'll break your friends' Instagram feeds.

    4. A universal jar opener that is a true investment in steering clear of my least favorite hobby, "Knocking on the neighbor's door to see if they can get the darn pasta sauce jar open." Not only will this do the trick every time, but it doesn't take up *any* extra drawer space.

    A model using a white round jar opener mounted under a cabinet to pull a lid off a jar

    5. An automatic pan stirrer so you don't have to spend the full half hour before every meal babysitting the stove. For dishes on a low simmer, you can set the timer on this and go back to watching Netflix the way nature intended.

    The three-pronged stirrer in a pan

    6. A breakfast sandwich maker that may be small in size, but can simultaneously cook an egg, toast bread, warm precooked meat, and melt cheese into the perfect sammie in less than five human minutes.

    7. A cold brew coffee maker so quick and easy to use that your blood might just become 90% caffeine soon. All you have to do is add coffee to the airtight brewer, add your water to the coffee maker, and pop it in the fridge overnight. BOOM, caffeine city.

    The cold brew coffee pitcher next to a glass of cold brew

    8. A *super* compact eight-in-one spiralizer that also grates cheese, juices fruits, and cuts ribbons, and more. All you have to do is change out one of the interlocking caps for a new function. Fresh squeezed OJ? Zoodles in the air fryer? Grated parmesan on your pasta? Done, done, and done. (And you never have to say "when"!!)

    9. A popular microwave pasta cooker to make cooking pasta somehow ... even ... easier? Truly all you have to do is put water and dry noodles in it, hit the microwave buttons, and strain it right out of the container. Noodles on noodles, y'all.

    A model straining water out of a transparent rectangular cooker full of pasta

    10. A set of three adorable, machine-washable Swedish dish cloths – they're super absorbent and designed with a cross-hatch pattern for easier scrubbing. Each one of these can replace over a DOZEN paper towel rolls. The Brawny paper towel man is shaking.

    A person washing a bowl with a Swedish dishcloth

    11. A slim cutlery drawer organizer for anyone who is looking to make the most of their drawer space *and* make it that much easier to put their cutlery away.

    A rectangular silverware organizer that fits neatly into the side of a drawer

    12. An electric potato peeler that whoops, just got a permanent spot on your counter. Not only does it effortlessly peel potatoes, but it can handle pretty much any peeled produce you throw at it, from apples to kiwis to oranges to tomatoes. (To be clear, though, your highest priority should *always* be mashed potato-ing.)

    13. A foaming garbage disposal cleaner you can plop into your sink, run a little water on, and let its blue magic fizz its way up to the top while clearing out all the gunk and gross smells from your culinary adventures in one go.

    14. A two-stage knife-sharpener, because those blades you bought back in the day?? They're probably super dull by now, even if you haven't noticed since it's happened over time. But sharper knives = faster, safer cooking, so you can ~refresh~ them with this.

    Hands running a knife through the small sharpener

    15. A magnetic hanging utensil set that includes (*DEEP BREATH*) a slotted spatula, spaghetti server, slotted spoon, solid spoon, and a ladle, all designed to nest into each other so you'll have them at the tip of your fingers whenever you get ambitious in the kitchen.

    The utensils sitting upright and stacked in their holder in shades of blue and green

    16. Or a "Uni-tool," a show-off of a gadget that functions as slotted spoon, a turner, a solid spoon, a spatula, *and* a cutting tool, so you can go full MasterChef without having to swap out your utensil every five seconds (and wasting PRECIOUS COMPETITION TIME!!).

    17. A snap-on pasta strainer to free your pasta from its hot juices straight from the pot, and spare you storage space boot (is it just me or are colanders always in the business of being exactly in the way of whatever it is you need?). Psst — these are also a game-changer for washing your fruit, too!

    A model straining pasta from a green strainer clipped to the sides of the pot

    18. A rapid egg cooker that I am warning you right now is going to become your only personality trait. It can make soft, medium, *and* hard-boiled eggs in addition to poaching, scrambling, and making omelettes out of them. This gizmo is like, a thousand potential brunches and meal preps in one.

    19. A pair of shredder claws to carve all your meats up faster than Wolverine can blink, sparing you and your measly fork from getting in a lengthy tug-of-war.

    20. A silicone baking mat for your sheet pan, so you can roast big batches of veggies with all your favorite sauces and seasonings without worrying about your pans (or wasting parchment paper).

    A reviewer's vegetable and mozzarella sticks cooking on a sheet pan

    21. A weekly meal planner you can use to map out all your grocery needs in advance — particularly handy if you're trying to cut costs or save time ordering groceries.

    A person writing on the notepad stuck to the fridge

    22. A bread warming blanket that heats up in a mere minute so you can enjoy the majesty of fresh! warm! bread!!! for the entirety of your dinner. Psst — you can also try this on loaves that have long since come out of the oven (without doing things that might affect the texture, like using a microwave or oven).

    A loaf of bread wrapped around a large blanket with basket weave pattern

    23. A tea organizer to streamline all those bulky boxes and give you a nice, neat way to peruse your tea options in the morning without half the cabinet falling on you (curse you, Earl Grey Rose tea box, I will have my revenge).

    24. Plus a K-Cup carousel for your kitchen that rotates 360 degrees and holds up to 35 K-Cups, making it that much easier to behold (and organize) your beverage options each morning.

    A black carousel holder that's five K-cups high on a counter

    25. A pair of herb scissors with five blades, so you can have fresh! garden! herbs!!! in all your salads and sprinkled on all your favorite dishes, with so little effort that you'll be whipping this out out three times a day.

    A reviewer chopping kale into a bowl

    26. An electric wine opener, because TBH, nobody has time to lament a cork getting stuck in their bottle and Google a bunch of hacks to fix it anymore. This rechargeable bb will safely pop it open in six seconds without any of the hassle.

    The tube-shaped metal wine opener next to a bottle of wine it just uncorked

    27. A pineapple cutter that will peel, core, and slice up your fruit in a quick and orderly fashion, so you can stop ~pining~ for your pineapple and start adding it to your dishes for an unexpected tangy twist.

    A cored pineapple next to perfectly chopped fruit

    28. A rapid grape, strawberry, and tomato cutter so you can safely get perfect halves for any genre of salad you're consuming, whether it's a straight up fruit one or a traditional veggie one.

    A model using the device to level tomatoes to cut them in half

    29. A compact electric hand mixer that will easily whip your creams, mix your doughs, and meringue your egg whites without causing a whole two-act-with-intermission production like its larger counterparts.

    A very small light blue handheld electric mixer with two beaters

    30. An "Angry Mama" microwave cleaner – it uses vinegar and water to blow hot steam into your microwave oven and loosen up all the old food and stains in a mere seven minutes (approximately two Harry Styles songs, if anyone's keeping track).

    the person-shaped cleaner with vents at the top of its head next to a clean microwave

    31. An air fryer that can cook so many different dishes using the power of rapid air technology that it'll spoil you for other methods of cooking forever. Perfectly crisped french fries, veggies, and chicken wings in less than 20 minutes — no oil (or patience!!) required.

    32. An stainless-steel slicer to get you *chef's KISS* levels of perfectly sliced cheeses without struggling to eyeball them with a knife, whether you want the thick "I'm putting you on a Ritz cracker immediately" kind or the paper thin "mayhaps I will top my pasta with Parmesan" variety.

    A model slicing cheese from a block with the stainless steel slicer

    33. A mini waffle maker that'll churn out adorably-sized, perfectly cooked-through waffles so quickly it'll put IHOP to shame — not to mention hash browns, paninis, biscuits, and even (gasp) PIZZA.

    34. A set of stackable fridge drawers so you never reach in for a seltzer and have three bags of shredded cheese and an apple fall out on you again. The transparency of these is also great because it reminds you to eat your fruits + veggies before they go bad!

    reviewer's fridge with food organized in each shelf

    35. A small but effective rice cooker that will make eight cups of rice, and neatly pop into the dishwasher when you're done. It also comes with a built-in steamer, so if you're like, "Get this bread! But also these veggies!!" you can prep them at the same time.

    36. A small collapsible three-tier cooling rack for when you want to cook or bake a bazillion things at once, but don't *quite* have the counter space for it. This is basically a counter multiplier, y'all.

    A black three tier cooling rack with baked goods cooling off on them

    37. A pancake batter dispenser to make pancakes so easy that they miiiight just replace every meal. This not only saves you extra cleanup by letting you mix the ingredients directly in it, it also squeezes out perfectly round pancakes straight from the nozzle.

    A model using the pancake dispenser to load pancake mix onto a pan

    38. A personal blender so you'll never have an excuse to waste old berries that aren't living their best life anymore — pop them in here for a quick, delicious smoothie. PLUS this saves you an extra step by blending it in a portable cup you can drink it from.

    39. OR for heavier duty blending, personal-sized NutriBullet to make you the master of your own smoothie destiny — its powerful motor can blend nuts, berries, and spinach alike, so you can get that fancy Whole Foods vibe in mere seconds right from your own kitchen counter.

    A model drinking a smoothie out of the NutriBullet cup

    40. A collapsible microwave popcorn maker that doubles as a serving bowl, so you can pop movie theater-level corn while only using up a Frisbee's worth of valuable space. All you have to do is add generic kernels + whatever oils or butters you feel in your heart, and you'll be raring to go.

    41. A strawberry and tomato stem huller – it's super fast, easy to use, and helps eliminate waste from when you slice them with a knife and there's still a yummy tippy top part that doesn't get eaten.

    The tool after slicing out a tomato stem

    42. A color-coded knife set so not only will you have the perfect blade for each task, but you'll be able to avoid cross contamination without having to pause and wipe everything down every time you transition to a new food 🌈.

    The knives, each of which is a different color of the rainbow

    You when your friends see your kitchen game and ask, "How DO you do it??"

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