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29 Products That Will Make Cooking At Home So Much Easier

Bye bye, takeout!

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1. A cooker that makes fluffy rice right in the microwave.

Get it from Amazon for $14.36.

2. A splatter-proof cookbook stand that keeps the recipe legible and grease-free.

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

3. Flexible measuring cups that make pouring ingredients (wet and dry) so much easier.

Get them from The Container Store for $4.99+.

4. A pre-seasoned cast iron pan that'll be your new go-to when you just don't know what to have for dinner.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99+. Available in nine different sizes.

Not sure what to make? Try one of these recipes.

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5. A sectioned frying pan that makes cooking a full meal in one pan ridiculously simple.

🙌 And only ONE pan to wash. 🙌

Get it from Amazon for $50.99.

6. An app-controlled Crock Pot that does all the work for you (while you're AT work).

Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

7. A greens stripper that takes most of the chore out of eating kale.

Other than the chore of, ya know, eating a salad.

Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

8. A pair of herb scissors that make adding extra fresh flavor to recipes a no brainer.

Get them from Amazon for $11.99.

9. A steamer that makes healthy fish, poultry, shellfish, veggies (and even dumplings!) in no time flat.

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

10. A one-hand salad spinner that'll keep washed greens fresh and crisp in your fridge for days.

Makes the perfect side to you dinner in no time at all.

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

11. A cheery plastic guard that'll protect the fingers of even the most inept chopper.

Get it from Amazon for $1.91 or Accessory Geeks for $4.99.

12. A refillable mister that'll season your food and pans — saving you oil (and money) in the meantime.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

13. An infusing ball that lets you add flavor to soups, stews, and sauces without having to fish them out one by one at the end.

Looking at you, bay leaves.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.99.

14. A nine-piece nesting set that'll outfit your kitchen all at once.

It includes a mixing bowl, colander, sieve, spouted bowl, measuring cups, and measuring spoons.

Get it from Amazon for $24.95. Available in rainbow (left) or grayscale (right).

15. A top-rated peeler that makes julienning veggies and making mashed potatoes ~almost~ a joy.

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

16. A clip-on spout that attaches to any mixing bowl, pot, or skillet for perfect pouring or straining.

Get it from The Grommet for $9.95 or Amazon for $8.79.

17. An easy to use sushi-making kit that'll cut down on your sushi bar bills.

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

18. A two-in-one whiteboard and timer so you can keep track of your boiling pasta, roasting veggies, broiling chicken, and baking cake all at once.

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

19. A pair of bear paw shredding claws to make restaurant-quality pulled meat in your own kitchen.

Get them from Amazon for $11.95. Available in six colors.

20. A cutting board with a removable tray that increases your chopping space.

Just toss the ends and garbage in the tray and slide your freshly chopped ingredients right into the pan or pot.

Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

21. A pull-down rack that keeps your favorite spices and flavors at arm's reach in even the most convoluted kitchen space.

Get it from The Container Store for $19.99.

22. A chopping cube that peels and dices garlic and keeps your fingers from smelling for the rest of the day.

It can also take care of mushrooms, onions, and other veggies!

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

23. A microplane that lets you add as much cheese as you want to your pasta — without the waiter judging you when you never say "when."

Get it from Amazon for $11.49.

24. An air fryer that whips up fries, wings, and more without any oil whatsoever.

Get it from Amazon for $88.

25. A handy spiralizer that preps zoodles and other veggie noodles in less time than it takes to boil pasta.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

26. Or a microwave pasta cooker with a built-in strainer that looks actually cool.

Get it from Amazon for $24.93.

27. An herb saver that keeps cut herbs fresh for up to ~three weeks~ — just add water.

Get it from Amazon for $22.56.

28. A gripping spatula that makes flipping everything (even eggs) a no-brainer.

Get it from Amazon for $7.88.

29. A three-compartment set that makes perfect chocolate fondue (in the microwave!) in five minutes.

Add water to the bowl, top with the silicone compartments, add chocolate, and heat away.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

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