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    36 Products You Deserve If You Cook For Your Family Every Night

    If you were looking for a sign to buy a bread machine, this is it.

    1. 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.

    2. 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

    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. 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.

    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 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. Oven mitts you'll love ~beary~ much — especially because they're actually heat-resistant.

    a reviewer wearing an oven mitt that looks like a bear claw

    10. A Le Creuset Signature Round Dutch Oven you can pass down to your children — truly worth the investment, especially if you've been looking to kick things up a notch in the kitchen.

    a forest green le creuset dutch oven

    11. A bamboo burner cover to magically add an extra space for chopping up veggies in your too-small kitchen — it'll feel like you *poof* doubled your counter space!

    12. 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.

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

    14. A set of flexible cutting boards, because if you're diving into cooking you'll soon likely find out you shouldn't just be chopping things up on a paper towel. Guilty.

    four think colored cutting boards

    15. 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

    16. A pizza oven the entire family can enjoy — from rolling out the dough and adding toppings to watching it cook over the flame, this is one gift you'll get praised for.

    the dome shaped outdoor pizza oven with a pizza being slid into it

    17. 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

    18. A mandolin with 30 different cut options you can use to create one of those Pinterest-worthy vegetable platters shaped like a flower or a rainbow — so fun!

    19. 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.

    20. A cutting board and strainer combo, because who wouldn't appreciate a two-in-one item that'll save 'em room in their kitchen?

    a white and red cutting board with a strainer built into it

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

    22. A pasta machine that'll help you create the Sunday Funday of your carb-loving dreams — seriously, you can actually successfully get this done even on your first try!

    23. 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

    24. 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

    25. Shredder claws so you won't have to suffer from burnt fingertips while trying to finally get a smidge closer to flawlessly replicating your grandma's famous pulled pork recipe.

    a model using the black shredder claws to shred meat

    26. Stainless-steel mixing bowls that'll nest nicely inside one another so you won't have to worry about where the heck you're going to store six bowls in your tiny (but efficient!) kitchen.

    27. 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

    28. A set of stackable fridge drawers that'll seem like an odd purchase at first but quickly become cherished items once you see how easy it'll be to grab precisely the ingredients you need at any given time.

    reviewer's fridge with food organized in each shelf

    29. Reusable baking cups so you can say "see ya'!" to getting frustrated while attempting to peel the paper off your freshly baked muffins and cupcakes.

    30. Pig of the Month, which will be the subscription box of any carnivore's dreams and provide you with deliveries of mouthwatering BBQ selections and sides.

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

    32. A bread maker you'll wonder why you waited so long to buy after realizing how absolutely incredible it is to have the scent of freshly baked bread wafting through your kitchen and how easy it is to use. Is anyone else drooling?

    33. An OXO Good Grips veggie brush that'll ensure your potatoes get a proper scrub down before you turn them into something delicious like fries or mashed potatoes (yuuuum).

    34. A steel odor absorber you can count on to rid your hands of any lingering garlic, onion, or fishy scents. All you have to do is use it like a regular bar of soap — magical.

    the metal rub away bar

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

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

    What my version of cooking is, AKA why my husband is the Head Chef of our kitchen:

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