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1.A quality wood cutting board made with naturally antibacterial camphor wood – these'll be easy on your knives, making them last a whole lot longer. Plus, they'll look lovely on display in your place.
2.A dishwasher-safe Kona French press to help you make your own coffee – no disposable cafe cups or at-home filters needed. Mother Natural appreciates it. She told me.
3.A collapsible colander because you just might go wild if you keep trying to strain your pasta with the saucepan lid. Sigh...so many noodles lost on spaghetti night.
5.An herb stripper so you can easily separate each herb from its stem, cutting your prep-time in half.
6.A pair of silicone tip tongs sure to make dishing out salad servings and turning food on a hottie pan far easier.
7.A pack of six Scotch-Brite sponges you can safely (i.e. scratch-free) scrub away caked-on food stains with and *then* throw the sponge right in the dishwasher! No gross sponges on the counter at YOUR house. Not a one!
8.A Souper Cubes container for easily storing, freezing, and reheating meals in minutes – making you the ~coolest~ meal prepper around.
9.A four-piece matte black ceramic knife set sure to satisfy anyone who is ready to take the plunge and finally own more than one knife. BTW, reviewers find these a real ~cut~ above the rest.
10.An adjustable rolling pin that hits the exact width you need your baked goods rolled out at. This thing works so well it'd be worth spending some serious ~dough~ on. Fortunately, the thrifty price is just as sweet as the things you're gonna make with it.
11.A mandolin slicer with a precision grip handle and safety cap that'll help you chop 'til you drop, with no worries of a single cut or nick.
12.An Always Pan designed with a slippery nonstick surface, a vented top, a steaming basket, and a wooden spoon that hooks onto the handle for folks who want a pan that truly does it all.
13.An enameled Dutch oven to give first-time chefs who have officially watched (and rewatched) Salt, Fat, Acid Heat enough times to finally use their kitchen properly.
14.An immersion blender, because soup season is upon us and washing a blender should be a thing of the past!
15.A microplane because zesting your lemons with a box grater isn't gonna cut it.
16.A cast-iron skillet you can transfer directly from the stove top to inside your oven. Once you've used this, you won't remember how cooking happened without it.
17.A flexible silicone spatula that'll easily scrape away the edges of your pans and bowls. You know, when you haven't already licked them clean.
18.A rice cooker is going to take the guesswork out of making the perfect bowl of rice. It's time to finally make the crispy rice sushi bites TikTok keeps talking about!
19.A salad spinner that'll clean and dry lettuce in seconds. No fuss, no muss.
21.A pack of colorful reusable baking cups for home chefs who want waste-free treats that still look good enough to gobble up.
22.A rotary peeler with the choice of three different blade types, to perfectly peel all your favorite fruits and vegetables – helping you ~produce~ some seriously impressive prep work.
23.A too-cute four slice toaster you're gonna love if your experiences toasting bread in the oven has been less than successful.
24.A three-in-one Ninja kitchen set that'll blend and process just about every treat you can think of (looking at you, cookie dough).
25.An odor control trash can to keep your kitchen smelling so clean you might forget you have trash in the first place.
26.A bestselling pair of kitchen shears for anyone who realized they've been doing their prep work all wrong after watching Always Be My Maybe.
27.A dishwasher safe garlic peeler – simply toss your garlic in, press down, and roll to get perfectly peeled garlic in seconds. This is gentle enough to keep your freshly peeled garlic cloves intact while the grip from the material will keep the peelings inside as your cloves pop out, making meal prep mercilessly simple.
28.A pack of five airtight silicone lids in different sizes so you can securely store leftovers without waisting a bunch of plastic wrap *or* wasting a bunch of time trying to find a perfectly sized container and lid.
29.And a digital food thermometer to get an instant temperature read, keeping you from being intimidated when cooking a turkey this year. Thanksgiving is almost here...and for some reason you said you'd cook.
IRL footage of my stomach after reading this post: