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    33 Useful Kitchen Gadgets To Put On Your Wish List

    I'll have one of everything please.

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    1. A Ninja Foodi that makes it super easy to pressure cook, steam, slow cook, sauté, air fry, bake, roast, broil, and more — all in one device.

    2. An automatic pan stirrer so you can stop avoiding those recipes that call for lengthy continuous stirring. It even has a built-in timer, so you can let it take over at the stove while you bask in the glory of your newfound free time.

    The three-pronged stirrer in a pan

    3. An old-fashioned popcorn maker if you want the full cinema experience in the comfort of your home.

    The popcorn maker filled with popcorn

    4. A jar-opening gadget you can attach under your cabinets to give ya a helping hand with those jars that just do *not* want to open. Now, there's nothing standing in between you and your pickles, which is the way it should be!

    Hand using the gadget to open a mason jar

    5. An ice cube tray with a lid so you won't splash water all over the place every time you need to refill it. PLUS, it helps keep your ice cubes from getting that bleh taste that — idk about you — but for some reason that really grosses me out. *shudders*

    Model putting tray in the freezer

    6. A dual breakfast sandwich maker that can cook two sandwiches in FIVE MINUTES. Plus, all the removable parts are dishwasher-safe.

    Two sandwiches cooking in the maker surrounded by bread, bagels, eggs, ham, and more.

    7. A Vitamix Explorian blender able to crush borderline anything (including the competition). I'm talking rice to flour in seconds. Watch your raw almonds become a smooth, spreadable paste right before your eyes. It can even turn cold ingredients into STEAMING HOT SOUP using only the friction of its blades. Is this...magic??

    The blender on a counter next to some cherries

    8. A simply perfect tortilla press kit that'll help you forget about all the years you weren't making homemade tortillas. This beautiful, high-quality press is super easy to use. Plus, it's made in Mexico out of old Singer sewing machines and will look stunning on your counter.

    Bright red tortilla maker with balls of dough beside flat, finished pieces

    9. A classic pie bird that 1) keeps your pie filling from boiling over and getting your oven all messy, 2) distributes moisture to avoid the bottom getting soggy, and 3) makes sure the top crust cooks evenly without splitting — all while looking very adorable.

    The pie bird sticking out of the middle of a cooked pie

    10. A two-stage electric knife-sharpener to bring even the dullest blades back to life. Why buy new knives when you have this thing?

    Hands running a knife through the small sharpener

    11. A vacuum sealer that's indispensable if you want to keep things fresh for a long, long time. It's great if you love cooking or buying in bulk, and it'll be your sous vide's new BFF.

    12. A digital food thermometer so you can stop hemming and hawing over whether or not your chicken is cooked enough and quit losing precious juice from your steaks every time you cut them open to check on the middle. Just stick this lil' guy in and get an instant temperature reading!

    The red thermometer with its stainless steel reading needle inserted into a roasted turkey

    13. An egg cooker that can cook six hard-boiled, soft-boiled, or poached eggs in under 10 minutes while you do...literally anything else! It also includes an omelet tray in case you were skeptical that it could handle all of your eggy needs.

    The egg cooker in aqua, featuring a transparent dome-shaped lid and a large power button in the front

    14. A pretty impressive cold-brew maker so you can stop overpaying for chilled bean juice.

    The cold-brew maker sitting next to a cup of cold brew

    15. A compact juice-extractor that makes it easy to turn any fruit around the house into a delicious beverage that you'd probably pay wayyyy too much for at a juice bar.

    The juice extractor on a counter surrounded by cups of different juice as well as apples and tomatoes

    16. A quiet and easy-to-use manual coffee grinder so you can make a cup of joe as early in the morning as you want without waking up your roommates.

    The grinder surrounded by coffee beans and an example of some that it has ground.

    17. Or, an electric conical burr grinder to get consistent, perfectly even grounds every. single. time. If you want to improve your coffee game, this thing is worth the splurge.

    The grinder filled with beans

    18. A cordless electric wine opener so you can skip the struggle and get straight to the drinking wine part. It also comes with a handy foil cutter to ensure that there is nothing left standing between you and your vino.

    Closeup of the wine opener

    19. A multi-function chopping board that has a smooth side for normal cutting, and a side with specially designed spikes to grip meat, making it much easier to slice. It also features an angled cutting surface designed to catch any dripping juices or crumbs that go a-tumblin'.

    Model cuts meat on the cutting board, using the spikes to keep it in place

    20. An immersion blender that does A LOT without taking up a bunch of counter space. Plus, it's super easy to clean!

    The blender in the process of blending some strawberries

    21. A handcrafted mortar and pestle for making pastes, crushing spices, and expanding your flavor options so you can take your home cooking to a whole new level.

    Tall wooden bowl with rounded stamping spoon

    22. A very ~cool~ gadget that'll turn any hot or cold non-carbonated drink into an iced one in mere minutes without watering it down. Try it out with wine or steaming hot coffee and thank me later.

    Model pouring coffee out of the gadget

    23. An adjustable thickness cheese slicer to take your charcuterie boards to the next level.

    Model cutting cheese with the slicer

    24. A pair of bear claws that make it so much easier to shred meats. Hate getting your fingers covered in greasy rotisserie chicken? Use these instead!

    Model shredding meat with the claws

    25. A wine aerator to allow your wine to breathe instantly, giving it a more complex flavor and smoother finish — without the wait.

    Model pouring wine through the aerator and into a glass

    26. A frozen yogurt and ice cream maker so you can make all of your genius flavor combinations come true!

    The device on a counter

    27. An Instant Pot, that can be...whatever you want it to be! It's a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a steamer, a sauté pan, a yogurt maker, a food warmer, A BIRD, A PLANE (OK I made those last two up, but it really does everything else, and it does it all ASTOUNDINGLY well).

    The Instant Pot on a counter

    28. A microwave pasta maker – it'll help you make perfect al dente pasta...IN THE MICROWAVE. Just insert noodles and water, stick it in the microwave, and you'll have delicious pasta in minutes. No mess or sticking!

    29. And finally, a Kochblume spill stopper to avoid a mess if your pot boils over. It traps excess foam and liquid so they don't spill all over your stove. No more hovering anxiously in the kitchen while waiting for your water to boil (and say goodbye to having a huge mess to clean up all because you BRIEFLY turned your head).

    The spill stopper in red on top of a pot on a stove with water boiling inside, illustrating that it will not boil over

    Let's hit the kitchen!