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    Updated on Feb 6, 2019. Posted on Sep 12, 2018

    17 Kitchen Tools Your Mom Will Be So Proud That You Own

    Actually *using* them all is a tomorrow problem.

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    1. An instant-read meat thermometer that will make you feel like a true salmonella-prevention specialist.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.32.

    2. A pair of herb scissors — it'll chop faster than you can spell "julienne."

    Get them for $9.99 from Amazon.

    3. A set of labeled cutting boards so you can have a separate one for meat, veggies, and fruits.

    They're flexible so you can scoop things right into the trash.

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $13.99.

    4. A veggie spiralizer that comes in its own bag - because you know moms love things that have their own containers.

    It even comes with a brush to clean itself! Your mom will probably just steal this from you bc it's so freaking genius.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    5. "For the price of one fancy coffee, you could make 10 of your own at home!" - Moms, before they see you have this milk frother in your drawer.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.73.

    6. A silicon baking sheet that makes washing up after baking as easy as finishing the whole batch in one sitting.

    Get a set of 2 from Amazon for $9.62.

    7. A pizza stone — it's secretly for re-heating leftover slices to the perfect level of crisp-ness, but could be used for homemade pizza one day, too.

    Get it for $12.84 from Amazon.

    8. A perfectly seasoned cast-iron skillet that's just sitting on your stove top for easy access.

    Bonus points when you tell her you researched it, and this is the Best Mid-Priced Skillet around according to BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Get a 12-inch for $24.99 at Amazon.

    9. A microplane zester for grating parmesan cheese onto your "salads"...aka into a bowl that you spoon directly into your mouth.

    Also great for grating lemon zest, garlic, nutmeg and non-cheese items if you want to be all superior about it.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.60.

    10. And a pair of slice-proof kitchen gloves so you can grate without getting grated yourself.

    Available in Small, Medium, Large and X-Large for $9.99 on Amazon.

    11. A cover for reheating leftovers that will prevent those notorious microwave crime scenes.

    Get if for $7.99 on Amazon.

    12. A matching utensil set so you can have a spatula for every dish (or just do dishes slightly less often).

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    13. A set of silverware that actually matches!

    Get this classy matte black set with 20-pieces for $38 on Amazon.

    14. A sponge holder to make you less squeamish about finally doing all the dishes.

    Wet sponge = major avoidance

    Get it in 7 different colors for $6.99 on Amazon.

    15. A decorative paper towel holder that will keep your rolls from drifting.

    Get it for $12.85 on Amazon.

    16. A pre-filled spice rack (it ALSO comes with free spice refills for 5 years).

    Talk about a good investment. It's like paying $.36 per spice per year! #math

    Get it for $33 from Amazon.

    17. A bottle that will let you make, pour, and store your own salad dressings.

    Also great for making dips and marinades.

    Get it on Amazon for $14.13.

    You know what they say: impress your mom, impress your self. Get your kitchen in order, kid!

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