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    49 Super Useful Kitchen Products That'll Change Your Life For The Better

    Time to deck out your kitchen!

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    1. This Tasty non-stick ceramic cookware set because cooking yourself delicious, homemade meals is the ultimate form of self-love.

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    Gear your kitchen up for success with this 16-piece kitchen essentials set that includes everything you need to serve up some love, phone-to-table style. Every piece in this cookware set is also used in the Tasty kitchen to whip up the addicting, fast-paced recipe videos you know and love. High quality aluminium, a premium titanium-reinforced ceramic non-stick coating, ceramic bowls, kitchen tools and a very Tasty recipe booklet come together to create a kitchen essentials set that was meant to be.

    Buy it from Big W for $229.

    2. This pizza cutter that will make frozen pizzas so much easier to prepare β€” and faster preparation equals faster consumption.

    Amazon

    This cutter can be used to cut a variety of flatbreads, but you can also use it to finely chop herbs, onions and garlic. It also comes with a cover for safe storing.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $19.99.

    3. This nine-piece shopping bag set that's so compact you can keep it with you always β€” meaning you won't end up buying bags every time you go to the shops.

    Amazon

    These bags are made from organic cotton. The set comes with one large canvas bag that features six deep internal pockets, two bread bags and six cotton mesh produce bags in varying sizes depending on what you're popping in them.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $34.90.

    4. This magic double-sided tape that doesn't leave any sticky residue on your walls or surface and can be used to free up space in your kitchen or bathroom.

    Amazon

    This gel tape is super strong, but won't leave any trace on your walls, furniture or cabinets. It's washable and reusable too, so you can use it for as long as you want.

    See the full post on this magic tape here.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $17.99.

    5. These kitchen shears for when breaking out a knife feels like too much effort.

    Amazon

    There are so many cooking tasks that are usually done with knives and chopping blocks that can be substituted with scissors. Whether you're cutting up herbs, food packets or meat, they're a definite time saver. These ones have a built-in bottle opener and nut cracker.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.99.

    6. This angry mama microwave cleaner, that might just get your microwave cleaner than your mum could (sorry, mum!).

    Amazon

    All you have to do is fill this baby with water and vinegar for a quick, chemical free clean. Steam will release from the top of her head to soften up the grime, then just wipe everything away with a paper towel for a sparkling clean microwave.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.40.

    7. This kitchen cabinet paper roll dispenser, which will free up space in the cabinet under your sink.

    Amazon

    This durable and rust-resistant roll holder will hook to shelves and cabinet doors, freeing up cabinet space that can go to other household essentials.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $10.90.

    8. This dishwasher cleaner, because a sparkling machine means spotless dishes.

    Amazon

    We've all experienced one of those moments when we've opened up a dishwasher and thought it didn't smell the best. That usually happens when the machine itself needs a wash! This cleaner gets rid of grease and grime in filters and pipes, so you can rest assured knowing your dishes are being washed properly.

    Buy a two pack from Amazon Australia for $8.

    9. This veggie chopper, so you can get those nutrients in without having to go at them with a knife for an hour.

    Amazon

    This vegetable dicer comes with six interchangeable blades and has a compartment attachment, so you can make a salad in record time and eat it straight from the chopper!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $24.99.

    10. This sliding shelf that's perfect for the gap beside your fridge, which also makes it a great hiding spot.

    Amazon

    This slim shelf is fitted with wheels, so you can keep it tucked out of sight and bring it out when you need. It has four shelves that are perfect for storing spices, oils and canned food.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $59.99.

    11. This spice rack, that'll have your favourite seasonings in reach, all without ruining the aesthetic of your kitchen.

    Amazon

    This spice rack comes with six jars that feature silicone seals to keep everything fresh and stop spilling, plus a wooden base to keep everything neat and tidy. It's also great for those of us who want to minimise waste and buy spices in bulk!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $24.95.

    12. These compartmentalised reusable lunchboxes that you can use for meal prepping.

    Amazon

    The compartments in these make it easy to seperate the different components of the meals you’re making, which immediately makes them more appetising. It’ll also eliminate any excuses for eating out, which is unhealthy for you and your bank account. They're also microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.

    Buy a set of 10 from Amazon Australia for $18.45.

    13. These clear storage containers, that'll make your pantry look like something out of The Home Edit's Instagram page.

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    This set comes with three different sized containers that are stackable and 100% air and liquid tight, so they'll keep whatever's inside fresh. They're also easy to use β€” in fact, you can open them with one hand! So if you're in the middle of making dough and realise you need more flour, fret not, you can add it with ease.

    Buy it from Catch for $35.

    14. This clean/dirty dishwasher magnet, to keep the people you live with from mixing dirty and clean dishes.

    Amazon

    If you've ever suffered from absent-minded housemates (or kids) putting dirty dishes in a dishwasher full of clean dishes, this little guy will be a lifesaver. All you have to do is turn the tab to indicate whether they should or shouldn't chuck their dish in β€” think public bathroom cubicle. It also has a "running" function, so they don't try to yank it open mid-clean.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $16.99.

    15. This magnetic dry erase calendar that you can keep on your fridge so that you won't miss a single deadline, even when you've forgotten what day it is.

    Amazon

    This calendar comes with two markers and one eraser, so you'll have everything you need to get your life organised.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.95.

    16. This eco-friendly spray mop that removes all the hassle (and mess) of a squeegee bucket.

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    As you may have already picked up on, we're a little obsessed with the cleaning king, Koh. Eco-certified, vegan and cruelty-free, the Koh products are free from harsh chemicals, while still delivering a powerful cleaning system that's suitable for almost every household surface. The Koh spray mop comes with reusable, high-performance pads that will wipe out dust, dirt and grime β€” that you can then chuck in the washing machine for reuse.

    Promising Review: "I've never been a huge fan of mopping, but with a house full of timber floors and a puppy in the midst of shedding his first coat, I finally gave in with this Koh product. And let me tell you, I'm officially a convert! This baby spritzes, wipes and washes in one go β€” making clean up so, so simple! Plus, it comes with five reusable mop heads, so you're never caught short."

    β€”Julia Willing

    Buy it from Koh for $129.80.

    17. These scrub attachments for your drill, so that you never end up having to scrub on your hands and knees for hours.

    Amazon

    These scrubbers fit onto any drill and get it all done in ~record time~. You can use them in bathrooms, on your floors and even on the wheels of your car!

    Buy a set of three scrubbers from Amazon Australia for $13.99.

    18. This compact slow cooker that will help you finally tackle the absolute delight that is low and slow cooking.

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    You can use this slow cooker for three to four hours on high, or for eight to nine hours on slow. If you don't have time or just can't be bothered to make dinner after work, just throw in a few ingredients in the morning, set it to low and by the time you clock off, you'll have a delicious meal ready to eat. This one has three heat settings, including an auto function to ensure your food is perfectly cooked.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $37.

    19. This garlic press, that'll make adding the quintessential ingredient to every dish imaginable easy.

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    This handy little tool will help you mince or slice garlic with absolute ease, so that the next time you're whipping up a quick batch of herby bread, you can add it almost instantly. If you're also someone who loves a spot of ramen in your diet, try adding raw garlic to your broth the next time you have it. Game changer!

    Buy it from Big W for $14.

    20. This set of peelers that'll help you prepare your veggies in any way you like.

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    This set comes with a straight peeler for veggies with tougher skin, a serrated peeler for softer fruit and veg β€” like tomatoes β€” and a julienne peeler, which will have your produce prepped way quicker than trying to do the same with a knife. They also feature super soft grip handles, so you can peel to your heart's content without ending up with a sore hand.

    Buy it from Big W for $14.

    21. This rotating mandolin slicer to make slicing and dicing veggies even easier.

    Amazon

    This tool has three slicers that you can use to finely shred cheese, slice veggies and grate anything else your heart desires. It's also a lot less work and less dangerous than a regular mandolin slicer and you'll get the same results!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.

    22. This no scrub gel stain remover that will destroy your mould and mildew problems β€” just don't use it on your ex, as tempted as you might be.

    Amazon

    There are likely stains on your shower wall you had no idea could be removed, but this gel will take care of them all β€” you won't even need to scrub! Just don't forget to wear gloves when you use it β€” this stuff is super potent.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.99.

    23. This baking mat, so that you can roll everything out to the perfect size.

    Amazon

    You can either use this non-stick baking mat in the oven or as a guide for making sure every bit of your pastry is the right shape and size.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $7.99.

    24. This handheld milk frother, so you can have cafe-style foam without having to leave your house.

    Amazon

    To use this frother you literally just have to hold it in your milk for a minute and ta-da! You've got creamy, delicious froth. It's also perfect for making matcha green tea lattes. You're welcome.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $18.95.

    25. This veggie cutter bowl, because I know the hassle of finely dicing produce is keeping you from adding them to your dishes.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I do a lot of cooking, not only because I love to eat, but also because it's turned into my love language as a result of my heritage. One thing I've absolutely hated since day one is cutting up onions (there's a LOT of onions involved in Afghan cooking) and this baby has eliminated all of those quarrels. I can now make my dad's insanely delicious meatball curry without my hands stinking of onion juice for days afterwards. I also recommend it if you love to cook, but haven't been able to perfect your knife skills yet β€” it's basically a small, manual food processor."

    β€”Hameda Nafiz

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $16.99.

    26. This avocado tool that will make having avo on toast so much easier.

    Amazon

    Whether you want guacamole, smashed avo or just an easier way to get the flesh out of your avocados, this is the gadget for you. This tool includes a slicer, a cutter and something to get that slippery seed out with ease.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $8.95.

    27. This bag that promises to preserve the bunch of bananas you bought that you still haven't used for anything yet.

    Amazon

    When kept in the fridge, this bag will ensure that your bananas won't discolour and will stay fresh until they're ready to be eaten.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $7.95.

    28. This knife sharpener that will ensure your tools are in tip-top shape.

    Amazon

    This handheld device features three stages to prep your knife, sharpen it, then polish it, so it's ready to go. It also comes with a cleaning brush, so you can keep your knives and their sharpener in great shape for ages.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $29.95.

    29. This Echo Show 5 that, honestly, I don't know how I lived without before this year.

    Amazon

    You can use the Echo Show to set an alarm, bring up recipes and play your morning tune so you can easily whip up some dinner in no time at all.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $99.

    30. This stainless steel cleaning cloth, which will keep you from screaming internally every time someone presses their grubby fingers to your favourite appliances.

    Amazon

    This cloth will get rid of fingerprints, dirt and grime and will leave your surfaces shining with no streaks β€” all you need is water!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $15.11.

    31. This five-piece cutting board set by Tasty that is perfect for each and every one of your prepping needs.

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    This set includes a cutting board with measuring strips, a built-in garlic grater, two solid trays with measurement marks, one tray with a herb stripper and measurement marks and a strainer that can be used as a grater when it's flipped over.

    Buy it from Big W for $38.

    32. This instant pot that will help even the laziest cook prep delicious, gourmet meals.

    Amazon

    You can use this instant pot as a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a pressure cooker, a steamer, a yoghurt maker and so much more.

    Read all about BuzzFeed writer, Mariela Summerhays' experience with the Instant Pot here!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $139.95.

    33. This Tasty can opener because you never know how much you need one until you're stuck with a craving for beans and no way to get to them.

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    This can opener has a stainless steel blade that'll stay sharp for ages. It features a bottle opener and a handle that's easy to grip, so that you can get to your canned goods with absolute ease.

    Buy it from Big W for $14.

    34. These deodorising drain sticks, which will make avoiding the funky smelling sink a thing of the past.

    Amazon

    These strips deodorise your drains, but they also break down organic matter and grease that cling to the sides of your pipes β€” including hair. You can use them in your bathroom sink, kitchen sink, shower drain, bath drain and anywhere else things get built up. Each pack includes 12 sticks, so you'll be covered all year.

    Buy a four pack from Amazon Australia for $21.69.

    35. This flip n' slice loaf pan that'll make cutting your favourite banana bread into even pieces easier.

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    When you bake anything into this non-stick pan, it'll come out with even ridges, so you can use them as a guideline for cutting. The pan creates a great pattern for decorating, if you're making something more intricate. It's also made from carbon steel to allow your food to bake and brown with ease.

    Buy it from Big W for $14.

    36. This chef's knife that will eliminate onion-induced crying.

    Amazon

    A good knife should be a staple in any cook's kitchen and this German made, stainless steel one has a lifetime guarantee against defects in the material and workmanship.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $27.19.

    37. This waterproof meat thermometer, so you can stop pretending you know how to do the palm prodding method.

    Mariela Summerhays / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I am a woman of many talents β€” cooking however, is not one of them. This handy gadget gives you an accurate temperature reading within three seconds (!) and I've since been able to cook that elusive medium rare steak. The probe folds in easily for safe storage and I love the magnet backing β€” last thing I need is another kitchen tool taking up space in my heavily crowded drawers!"

    β€”Mariela Summerhays

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $21.95.

    38. This emoji timer by Tasty that'll ensure your eggs are boiled perfectly every time.

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    Timers can be incredibly useful when you're cooking, baking or even just measuring how long it takes you to shower, so you may as well pick one up that's as adorable as it is helpful. This timer goes up to 60 minutes and is super easy to use with a simple twist functionality.

    Buy it from Big W for $10.

    39. This digital kitchen scale that will help you measure your ingredients, which is perfect if you want to ensure you're eating the right amount of greens.

    Amazon

    This scale is chrome plated for easy cleaning and uses a high quality strain gauge to maintain accuracy. It's perfect to measure your ingredients, so you know exactly what is going into each and every one of your meals.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $23.99.

    40. This sandwich press, which is a must because everything should be on panini level.

    Amazon

    This press not only maintains even pressure for optimal sandwich toasting, but it's also a perfect tool for cooking if you live in a studio with a single stove or don't have a kitchen at all. You can use it to cook eggs, various kinds of meat and even tofu. Plus, every time I use it I want to start singing Lil Nas X's "Panini".

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $40.

    41. This smart rice cooker that adjusts the temperature as the rice cooks, so that it turns out perfect.

    Amazon

    This rice cooker has a 10 cup capacity, meaning it can make up to 25 servings at a time. You can also pre-set it, so you can put it on and forget about it until you're ready for a delicious, rice-based dish.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $148.

    42. This microwavable popcorn maker that will have you bidding farewell to packet popcorn forever.

    Amazon

    This popcorn maker is super easy to use and the best part is you can create your own fun flavours because you're making it from scratch!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $15.95.

    43. This coffee and spice grinder, because any cook will know that grinding your own spices is better than the store-bought kind.

    Catch

    This grinder is perfect for coffee, herbs and spices and has a removable stainless steel bowl so that it can be cleaned easily.

    Buy it from Catch for $35.95.

    44. This pack of beeswax food wraps that will keep your food fresh and sealed, while helping reduce your waste.

    Amazon

    These wraps are reusable for up to 12 months and are perfect for wrapping sandwiches and bread, cheese, dry deli meats and bowls.

    Buy a three-pack from Amazon Australia for $15.50.

    45. This Tasty measuring cups and spoons set that'll ensure your cake doesn't collapse because you added too much milk.

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    This 10-piece set comes with five measuring cups and five measuring spoons, all colour coordinated, so you don't need to worry about using the wrong one when you're mid-bake. They all feature spouts for easy pouring and one even has a bottle opener for your convenience.

    Buy it from Big W for $12.

    46. These gorgeous book displays, because who has enough hands to cook AND hold open a recipe book?

    Amazon

    Nothing says Martha Stewart more than a recipe book on display in your kitchen, especially if it's flipped to some over-complicated recipe that you'll actually never make in your life. The best part is, they come in a set of two, so you can use the other one to display your favourite books.

    Buy the set from Amazon Australia for $8.99.

    47. This multi-use herb stripper that will allow you to add greenery to your dishes with minimal effort.

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    Adding a little bit of fresh herbs will elevate even the most boring dish to new heights, but sometimes getting those leaves off the stem can be a chore and half. This little gadget takes the hard work out of it completely β€” plus, it's super easy to clean.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.44.

    48. These reusable cotton cloth bags that you can use to brew coffee and tea β€” or strain nuts when making dairy-free milks.

    Amazon

    These bags are made from 100% natural cotton, are tear-resistant and are made from ultra firm mesh, so you'll only need to filter once without getting any unpleasant bits and pieces in your brew.

    Buy a pack of three from Amazon Australia for $4.69.

    49. And finally, this fruit windmill cutter if you want your fruit salads to be aesthetically pleasing.

    Amazon

    This fruit cutter is super easy to use β€” all you have to do is glide the blade over the fruit and the automatic cutting blade will do all the work for you. It's also a perfect tool for making perfectly shaped fruit kabobs!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $9.49.

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