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    42 Kitchen Products To Gift To Yourself This Year

    A gorgeous bread box, fancy olive oil, a chic toaster, and more.

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    1. A milk frother to pack a powerful, spinning punch despite looking rather delicate. It'll help transform your hot chocolate into one out of a Hallmark Christmas movie scene. Delish.

    2. A set of LED light saber chopsticks you'll probably misplace in your utensil drawer but then have the opportunity to exclaim "THESE are the ones I've been looking for!" once you've finally find them.

    3. An oil mister that'll help you perfectly cover all of your ingredients without getting your hands covered in grease.

    reviewer spraying vegetables with the oil spray

    4. A handheld garlic press you'll be ready to *rock 'n' roll* with right out of the package — don't plan to invite any vampires over for dinner.

    the rolling handheld garlic press

    5. An Always Pan, complete with a nonstick surface, vented top, mesh basket for steaming, and high-quality spoon that hooks onto the handle — you'll basically only ever want to use this pan. My apologies to your current ones.

    6. A charcuterie board set complete with knives and a hidden drawer to store 'em in and an extra circular tray — a must-have for the at-home chef who is forever prepping a delicious spread for their loved ones.

    7. A 5-quart KitchenAid stand mixer, because you're the one doing all the hard work in the kitchen so you truly deserve this spurge-worthy gadget.

    a pink stand mixer

    8. A compact 8-in-1 spiralizer that'll grate cheese, juice fruits, cut ribbon, and *so* much more. This lil' gadget really does it all.

    9. An air fryer (from the makers of the INSTANT POT!!), perfect for anyone who hasn't always been a big fan of leftovers but wants to make the most of all their delicious homemade meals. Best of all? You can crisp up your fave foods without all that oil.

    10. A Magic Bullet blender you can count on to help you recreate the green juice or smoothies you used to pick up on your way to the office.

    a model blending fruit in the magic bullet

    11. An instant-read digital thermometer, so you'll never have to guess "is my steak cooked?" again. You can grill with confidence!

    The thermometer and sheath

    12. Delicious Brightland olive oil in a gorgeous bottle that is way more than a pretty face — its been UV-coated to protect the contents from damaging light.

    a white bottle with a clean brightland label on it near carrots

    13. A kitchen gadget you can use to dice onions in a flash — save your uncontrollable crying for the next time you watch The Notebook.

    14. A carbon steel wok, because the regular ol' frying pans you have simply won't cut it when you want to attempt to make an outrageously delicious stir fry.

    15. A grape, strawberry, and tomato cutter so you can flawlessly slice 'em in half the way chefs do on all of those fancy cooking shows.

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

    16. Cut-resistant gloves — a must-have for anyone who isn't super confident in their knife skills and would like to keep all of their digits.

    17. A bottle of Truff truffle-infused hot sauce you'll probably want to start planning your meals around — it's THAT good.

    18. A splurge-worthy cookie jar you can fill with your famous gingerbread all winter long (and then continue to sneak treats out of while no one is looking, hehe).

    a pretty wintry ceramic cookie jar

    19. A stylish microfiber dish-drying mat that'll provide you with a place to dry your seemingly endless stack of dishes — no excuses!

    Reviewer photo of the marble mat on a counter

    20. A knife set with a clear base, so every time you're in need of a specific knife you won't have to play a game of mental roulette to grab the correct one on the first try.

    A clear acrylic base holding cooking knives

    21. A pack of oven liners to protect the bottom of your oven from the river of cheese that sometimes escapes from that one casserole you actually know how to make.

    the oven liner covered in goo on the bottom of an oven

    22. A Nespresso Vertuo coffee and espresso maker that'll have your favorite drink ready in minutes — say goodbye to your cranky morning mood.

    23. A comfortable and cute cross-back apron you can count on to protect your clothes from *~the elements~* also known as erratic oil splashes.

    24. A cookie scoop, so all of your precious balls of dough will come out *exactly* the same size and look simply stunning before everyone in the house gobbles 'em up.

    a reviewer photo of cookie dough balls neatly arranged and the same size behind the cookie scoop

    25. A Cuisinart Griddler, so you can make mouthwatering burgers all year long whether it's 20 or 90 degrees outside.

    26. A KitchenAid food chopper to spare you the hassle of trying to finely chop ingredients *and* make sure all of your sauces and soups will be lump-free.

    27. A toaster so aesthetically pleasing it might just encourage you to upgrade all of your other appliances. Apologies in advance.

    Reviewer photo of a pale green toaster surrounded by toast and a French press

    28. Airtight containers that'll make the fancy pasta you always find yourself buying double as dinner and home decor.

    three glass canisters with grains in them and silver lids

    29. A culinary blow torch so you can *finally* make your own baked Alaska after watching various chefs do it on TV for years.

    30. A batter dispenser, that'll help you create perfectly round, fluffy pancakes that honestly could be featured on the cover of a magazine.

    the batter dispenser next to perfectly round pancakes

    31. A 5-in-1 baking mix you can use to make delicious treats like pancakes, muffins, cakes... you get the point. It's chock full of deliciousness and should be a staple item for anyone who likes to bake on a whim.

    the baking mix next to waffles shaped like hearts

    32. A bread box that'll look *so* charming on your kitchen counter and give you yet another reason to stock up on bagels this weekend.

    The light wooden bread box with two shelves full of baked foods and a sliding door

    33. A coffee and spice grinder you can use to make your go-to morning beverage that much easier to whip up (especially when you're still feeling super sleepy).

    the coffee grinder grinding up beans

    34. A breakfast sandwich maker for those rainy Sunday mornings where all you want is a cure to your hangover but can't physically venture farther than the kitchen.

    35. An herb stripper to help you utilize all the pieces you actually like to eat from your favorite herbs without having to painstakingly remove all the bitter stems. Yuck.

    The herb strippers in various colors

    36. A nonstick microwave pasta cooker you'll pat yourself on the back for ordering when you're starving and don't want to wait for water to boil before diving into your favorite pasta.

    37. A handheld knife sharpener you can use to bring your most-used kitchen utensils back to life in a flash without destroying your countertop or cutting boards.

    someone using the small, handheld knife sharpener

    38. A handy corn butterer to ensure each kernel is coated in that golden goodness without much of a hassle or mess.

    39. A rapid egg cooker you can use to make your breakfast faster than you can say, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?"

    40. A HyperChiller to cool your favorite drink in less than a minute. A must-have if you're like me and prefer to drink iced coffee all year. Yes, that includes when it's 25 degrees out in the middle of January.

    41. A silicone grease container with a built-in strainer to catch leftover bacon bits — you can pop it in the freezer and use it for future cooking endeavors.