19 Things That'll Make It Almost Impossible To Ruin Cooking Dinner
You have officially burnt chicken in the oven for the very last time.
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1. A 48-needle meat tenderizer to help you avoid ending up with dried out meat in the oven. It creates little "heat channels" that'll reduce cooking time by up to 40% and less time in the oven = less moisture loss.
2. This panini press for perfectly pressed sandwiches, burritos, and quesadillas if you need dinner to be short and sweet. The top plate locks so you can also toast your pizza, open-faced sammies, and even bruschetta.
3. A handy dumpling maker so you can fill and press homemade pot stickers, pierogis, empanadas, and turnovers quickly and efficiently without struggling to seal the dough.
4. This sous vide cooker to help you reach the perfect temperature for effortlessly cooking your meal. It'll maintain a precise temperature so you never end up with over- or under-cooked meat, fish, or eggs ever again.
5. An Instant Pot that's pretty much a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a steamer, a sauté-r, a yogurt maker, and a warmer all in ONE. You can make a perfectly delectable butternut squash soup 70% faster and without accidentally burning anything.
6. This veggie spiralizer for making "vegetable pasta" with just the turn of a handle, thus sparing you from accidentally cutting your finger open with a knife and bleeding all over the zucchini.
7. A microwave pasta maker that'll make it super easy to get a big bowl of carby deliciousness without accidentally overcooking your noodles and having to slurp mush instead of al dente linguine.
8. This sushi-making kit if you're really craving a shrimp tempura roll but don't want to accidentally end up with a roll that's falling apart like last time.
9. A copy of The Flavor Bible, so you can start creating mouth-watering dishes whether you have a streak of ruining your dinners or every ingredient you touch turns to a meal of gold. It'll teach you how to combine ingredients, textures, and temperatures for a ~heavenly~ plate.
10. This stuffed patty mold because the last time you tried creating a cheddar-stuffed burger, the patty wasn't sealed correctly and you just ended up with the cheese melting through and burning on the skillet. This gadget helps you stuff burger patties with whatever filling you want, so the possibilities are literally endless — lasagna-stuffed cheeseburger, anyone?
11. This little kitchen timer to make sure you never, ever, EVER accidentally forget about your food and burn it on the stove again.
12. A microwave rice cooker that'll make perfectly steamed results every time, so you don't end up with partially boiled rice on the stovetop.
13. This perforated crisping pan because you're sick of ending up with a soggy or burnt homemade (or frozen!) pizza crust and the ventilation created by the holes will make sure the dough becomes nice and crunchy — just the way you like it.
14. A rapid egg cooker so you can actually end up with perfectly hard-boiled eggs — instead of ones that are accidentally too runny — for tonight's egg salad side dish. You can also cook up medium- or soft-boiled eggs or poached or scrambled eggs and omelets.
15. This air fryer because you've had zero luck with baking moist, perfectly roasted chicken in the oven — for some reason, you always overcook it. This thing features an auto-shutoff feature that'll help prevent that.
16. A fish turner so you don't wind up breaking off little pieces of delicate foods like salmon every time you go to flip it over. This turner is big enough (but thin enough) to ensure that your meal makes it out of the pan in one piece.
17. This digital food scale (with a removable bowl) so you can get the most precise measurements possible for your recipes — sometimes adding even a little more than what's needed is enough to throw off your result.
18. A little oven thermometer because sometimes, ending up with burnt or undercooked meals when you've followed the recipe to a T just isn't your fault — it could be that your oven temperature just isn't accurate.
19. And finally, a whimsical ceramic pie bird you'll certainly want to use to whip up a non-soggy crust for dessert! It'll give your pastries the ventilation they need.
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