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    If You Love Cooking But Hate Cleaning Up, You Could Use These 31 Products From Walmart

    Because we love making a mess when we're cooking exactly as much as we hate taking care of that mess after we're done.

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    1. A toaster oven broiler with a built-in air fryer to bake, broil, toast, and fry with less oil and all in one place — so less mess.

    Toaster oven

    2. A powerful Ninja blender sturdy and stable enough for you to walk away from it without it spraying your kitchen with blueberry purée.


    3. A KitchenAid stand mixer to keep all your mixing and kneading to a single bowl.

    Stand mixer

    4. An Instant Pot to make just about anything — stew, pasta, rice, steamed veggies, yogurt, etc. — in one go.

    Pressure cooker

    5. A set of kitchen tools and gadgets that, you guessed it, are dishwasher-safe.

    Kitchen tool and gadget set

    6. A digital kitchen scale with a glass plate for easy wipe-down after use.

    Digital kitchen scale

    7. A nonskid box grater to avoid slips that result in cheese shreds all over the counter, on the floor, and, inexplicably, in our hair.

    Box grater

    8. A set of stackable colanders to replace the motley crew of colanders cluttering your cupboards — so you have more space for your commemorative Mötley Crüe coffee mugs.

    Colander set

    9. A pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet that will convince you, once and for all, that cast iron is not that hard to clean. Seriously, soap and water, people.

    Cast iron skillet

    10. A cast-iron Dutch oven for making pot roasts, stews, and certain breads (we're looking at you, sourdough) without the typical residue left on less sturdy pots and pans.

    Dutch oven

    11. A nonstick cake pan for birthday parties at which at least one thing isn't a mess. Sorry we can't say the same about the carpet.

    Cake pan

    12. A set of color-coded knives with blade guards to better ensure you avoid cross-contamination — unless you want to use the same knife you sliced onions with for cutting the pineapple.

    Knife set

    13. An electric carving knife for demonstrative holiday turkey chop-ups that don't result in disgruntled guests — at least insofar as food bits landing on them is concerned.

    Electric knife

    14. A dishwasher-safe roaster pan for meals and, when not in use, hiding your stash (of cookies).


    15. A nonstick grill pan for grilling meats, vegetables, and seafood, as well as hot sandwiches and paninis — just not all at once, necessarily.

    Grill pan

    16. A motion sensor trashcan to anticipate and accommodate your hurried disposal of the yuck from the kitchen sink strainer — without your needing to touch the lid.

    Trash can

    17. A 40-piece set of food storage containers to tidily put away all your leftovers — and no, it does not make sense that any of your four-alarm chili would be left over after book club.

    Food storage containers

    18. A set of canisters to securely and attractively house your baking ingredients like sugar, flour, more flour, raisins, jelly beans — you get the idea.

    Canister set

    19. A vacuum sealer system to safely store your foodstuffs for future consumption — like, three-years-hence future consumption.

    Vacuum sealer system

    20. A spice rack with jars of spices included to centralize and organize what would otherwise be a drawer full of mismatched, random, and likely expired spice containers — including the misleading "allspice."

    Spice rack

    21. A raised cake stand with a glass cover to both show off and keep fresh your baked goods, freeing up a bit of counter space for more culinary adventures.

    Cake stand

    22. A 20-piece set of kitchen towels and pot holders so you're not pulling hot pans out of the oven using a kitchen towel or wiping down counters with an oven mitt because that's all you have on hand.

    Kitchen towels

    23. An electric tea kettle so you're not devoting a burner on the stove to heating up water. Use that spot to cook something already!

    Electric kettle

    24. A set of three cutting boards to, again, avoid cross-contamination — you don't want to cut up vegetables you're serving fresh on the same cutting board you just quartered a chicken on.

    Cutting board

    25. A bread maker because doing it the old-timey way involves way too much work — not to mention mess. Oh, wait — we mentioned the mess. So anyway, bread makers are way tidier.

    Bread maker

    26. A countertop pizza oven that does way more than just pizza, providing you more flexibility in terms of what (if anything) goes in the oven — which is always a PITA to clean.

    Pizza maker

    27. A nonstick broiler pan to catch drippings from the stuff you're baking much more effectively than that gross sheet of aluminum foil you installed in 2017.

    Broiler pan

    28. A nonstick Bundt pan for smooth extractions of your cakes and limited post-slide cleanup.

    Bundt cake pan

    29. A splatter screen with odor-absorbing powers to keep the sights and smells of your exuberant cooking from permeating the walls.

    Splatter screen

    30. A spoon rest to save you the 20 to 30 seconds you invariably spend scrubbing the stove top where you left your cooking spoon for all that time you were supposed to be stirring. Risotto doesn't make itself!

    Spoon rest

    31. Silicone oven mitts for when you need intense heat protection and maybe even liquid resistance. No judgments — it's not always easy to pull a skillet full of boiling stuff out of the oven without giving yourself third-degree burns.

    Silicone oven mitts

    32. A silicone pastry mat to keep all your intricate patisserie work tidy — and that applies to the pastries as well as your workspace!

    Pastry mat

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