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    27 Kitchen Products From Amazon That Have A Truly Impressive Amount Of 5-Star Reviews

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    1. A set of stretchy lids because I don't know about you, but cling wrap is my mortal enemy, and these will prevent you from ever having to tangle with it again. Plus, you're doing the environment a solid!

    a reviewer holding a small jar with one of the lids
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    Promising review: "I have more than one set of really nice glass storage bowls. Problem is, the plastic lids don't last as long as the bowls. Rather than replace the whole set, I've been getting these silicone lids and using them… and not only on the storage bowls! These lids work well on drinking glasses, table bowls, square storage containers, even directly on a cut melon or an onion half. The largest size in this set allows me to fill the inner pot of my digital multicooker and stretch the silicone lid over it for refrigerator storage until I'm ready to cook. All smells (and stains) have washed right off in detergent water."—LLLin

    Price: $15.99 (for a set of 14)

    2. A cast-iron skillet that'll quickly become a workhorse in your kitchen. People love this pan for cornbread, steak, eggs, greens, and literally everything in between.

    the cast iron skillet with a pizza inside
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    Promising review: "This pan is amazing. If you have never tried cast iron, you should. I have used (far, far more expensive) nonstick pans in the past, and while they don't scratch as easily as other nonstick pans, they still wears out. This pan, on the other hand, is indestructible. I have left the heat on and forgotten about it, no problem. I can use a sharp metal spatula without worrying. The iron even seems to add a bit of flavor to the food. As for nonstickiness, the other day I cooked an egg in it with just a tiny bit of sausage grease. The egg didn't even try to stick. For cleaning, it is a breeze as you just run some water over it and brush off any gunk. If you find out a way to get something to stick to it, you can just put it in the oven to burn it off and then re-season. (Try that with a nonstick pan.) Last but not least, this is the new weapon of choice if a burglar comes." —M. Champ

    Price: $7.99+ (available in 13 sizes)

    3. And a cast-iron seasoning stick to make maintaining said pan a breeze. Seasoning can be ~intimidating~ but this handy lil' guy keeps it simple.

    a very shiny cast iron skillet
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    Promising review: "This stuff works wonders! Makes seasoning cast iron a snap and maintenance much easier. Since we've started using this, it only takes about 20 seconds to clean our cast iron as nothing will stick to it any more!"—John B

    Price: $14.95

    4. An air fryer cook time magnet that'll alleviate that embarrassing moment when your whole Google search history is just "air fryer fries time" over and over and over.

    the chart on the side of a fridge next to a hand towel
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    Promising review: "I purchased air fryers for my neighbors on either side of me but one neighbor decided she wanted to return it because it was too much guesswork when cooking. These magnetic cheat sheets gave her the confidence she needed to start air fry cooking. She invited me to dinner and we had air fried NY Strip steaks, baked potatoes, and asparagus. She was so proud of herself and thankful to me for giving her the cheat sheets. She actually had her handyman come in and build a platform on top of her stove for her air fryer, she doesn't plan to use her stove this summer! My neighbor on the other side loves the cheat sheets, she hated having to go to the book every time she wanted to use her air fryer. They are handy on the fridge next to her air fryer."—Eve S.

    Price: $11.45 (also available in white)

    5. A super nonstick pan so slippery, you basically don't have to wash it. I mean, don't get me wrong, you should still wash it, but all it'll need is a rinse.

    the pan with eggs and seasoning
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    Promising review: "So I needed to replace an old Teflon nonstick pan. I spent a couple of minutes checking out the new nonstick coated pans. This one had very good reviews and was the perfect size for eggs and omelets. I went ahead and pulled the trigger and am glad I did so. When making eggs/omelets I always throw in a bit of butter to grease the pan. With the old Teflon pan I would sometimes get spots that stuck. That is not at all the case with this pan. Nothing sticks to it. It is always very easy to flip your eggs. The pan performs as good as it looks. If you are looking for a small frying pan I highly recommend this one."—Amazon Customer

    Price: $13.99+ (available in 12 sizes)

    6. A magnetic knife bar that'll save space on your countertop and make your kitchen look like a Real Chef cooks there.

    the bar with knives on a kitchen wall
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    Promising review: "I want to order another one!!! I wish I had thought to purchase one of these sooner. The magnet is strong and holds plenty of my everyday knives. I decided to put it on the side of my fridge and it holds perfectly when you remove the back and stick it directly on. I didn't need anything extra to hold it in place either. I'd like to get one more for the rest of my tools because this so much better than the block! Now I have more counter space."—RayJoni07

    Price: $17.99+ (available in two sizes)

    7. A set of ring molds for perfectly shaped eggs, pancakes, or even homemade English muffins if you're fancy like that.

    two eggs in the molds on a griddle
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    Promising review: "I love eggs, any way you cook them. My favorite is sunny-side-up. Not only are these egg rings great for making your own (better tasting) English muffin breakfast sandwiches, they're also great for just frying your eggs. If you time them just right, all you have to do is either let them go sunny side up, or lift the ring off and then flip them for over easy. It's so much easier now, and I don't break the yolk anymore. (That always irritated me, trying to flip them and breaking the yolk!) Good purchase."—Mikel Berry

    Price: $9.95+ (available in sets of two or four and in two colors)

    8. A pot and pan organizer so your one disaster cabinet can finally get under control. No more scaring the dog while you try to get one lid and accidentally send the whole stack tumbling down!

    a stack of pans in the organizer
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    Promising review: "Fits and works perfectly! It was easy to put together, too, and honestly I wish I had bought something like this years ago as it will keep all of my nonstick pans unscratched vs. the pyramid-style stack I had them in."—Sarah W

    Price: $16.87 (available in two colors)

    9. A steamer basket for fish, veggies, and more. The world is your oyster! And you could totally steam some oysters in here!

    the steamer in a pot with veggies
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    Promising review: "Size is just right to fit in most pots. In mine, using the feet is optional as it sits lower in the pot without the feet. The handle in the middle is easy to grab and pops out extending the handle length if needed. Would buy again."—dave

    Price: $9.99+ (available in three sizes)

    10. A pasta pot that can be used for many things, sure, but is made with a locking lid and handles so you can perfectly strain your pasta without fussing around with a colander.

    a pair of hands holding the pot as it drains
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    Promising review: "The lining of this pot is like the gleaming impervious shield of Excalibur. The pot is easy to clean without anything sticking or burning to it. The pot's stylish colors won't shame your kitchen clutter collection, it will only leave your other pots feeling inadequate and less secure about their worthiness. The duo of large or small holes on either side within the lid permit a glorious flow of the hot water and protect you from the less forgiving steam. The brass handles are what really sets off the chili in this pot. You can confidently grab the handles by effortlessly spinning the locks to cover the lid and prevent any funny emergency room stories from intervening with your pasta party." —Steven A. Buccigrossi

    Price: $24.89+ (also available in blue)

    11. An enameled cast-iron Dutch oven so pretty that you might just want to take pictures of it on your stovetop. But you can also braise, make stew, and even upgrade your homemade bread in this workhorse.

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    Promising review: "Amazing cast-iron pot. The quality is superb and the metal is heavy but practical. I used it to bake artisan style bread a couple times and the results were just as if I had put my bread in a brick oven. The color is fantastic and bright. The enamel nonstick surface is so easy to clean, I don't know why I didn't buy this before."—JL

    Price: $63.66+ (available in five sizes and 12 colors)

    12. A microwave splatter cover that'll both ensure your food gets heated more evenly and also contain the splashes so you don't have to clean every time you have spaghetti. It's a win-win!

    the cover on some food in a microwave
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    Promising review: "We have been needing one of these forever. I finally ordered one. It definitely keeps the splatter off the microwave and keeps steam contained for more even reheating. If you reheat food or plates in the microwave, this is a must have for every kitchen. I am buying a second one to keep at work since my lunch is often leftovers or takeout. This washes well and fits over every plate and dish I have used. It doesn't get hung up on sides so allows the turntable to rotate freely. Does the job I need it to do, so I am happy."—Jill B.

    Price: $8.99+ (available in two colors)

    13. A set of silicone baking mats for perfect nonstick baking — no more tears over stuck-on cookies, and no more buying or fussing with parchment paper, foil, or cooking spray.

    a batch of sugar cookies on the mat with a pile of more cookies behind them
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    Promising review: "These baking mats are absolutely fantastic. The quality is superb, and SUCH a good price. I use them for just about everything I put in the oven. From oven pizzas, cookies, you name it! I also love that besides food sliding easily off the nonstick surface, that they help protect all my baking sheets and such. It’s also super handy to just throw them in the top shelf of the dishwasher or even just wipe clean. Also, an easy tip for storing these, you can cut off about 1/3 of empty paper towel roll to use as a holder, and just roll up the mats and slip inside the roll for easy storage of the mats in a drawer. I highly recommend these!"—Jezzhani

    Price: $15.28 (for a set of two)

    14. An Instant Pot that by now you might think is overhyped but trust me, these magical appliances are exactly the correct amount of hyped. You can pressure cook, slow cook, steam, and even make yogurt!

    the pot with potatoes inside
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    Promising review: "You may think pressure cookers are useful mainly for cooking tough cuts of meat in a short period of time. And they are great for that, but they are SO, so good for vegetarian meal prep as well. I had purchased a bunch of Rancho Gordo heirloom beans, but they had been sitting in my pantry for six months. I never think to pre-soak beans the day before I want to cook them. I'm not good with planning ahead, I guess. With the Instant Pot, I can throw un-soaked, dry beans into the pot and they're ready in less than an hour. It also helps me cook rice in minutes without resorting to using boxed, sodium-laden instant rice. Lentils are also a breeze. I even use them when I'm just feeling super lazy. It only takes 10 minutes to boil pasta or steam veggies on the stovetop, but when I don't feel like waiting for water to boil or I don't want to clean a pasta pot and a sauce pot, I dump even these quick-cooking things in my Instant Pot and I literally have dinner on the table in 5 minutes. 10 minutes if I add sliced mushrooms and greens to my pasta. "—Jessica B.

    Price: $63.94+ (available in four sizes and two styles)

    15. A mini waffle maker because...mini waffles. Need I say more?

    a stack of mini waffles in front of the maker
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    Promising review: "Definitely one of the best purchases I have made on Amazon so far. Just as described, it is a mini waffle maker. The 'mini' part is no joke, the whole thing is small enough to lift in one hand. If you are feeding breakfast to a whole family of five or more, then this may not be for you. However, because of its size, it works quicker than a normal-sized one so even though you can only make one small waffle at a time, each waffle should be done in about a minute or two. The interior is also nonstick so it is really easy to clean which was a huge bonus for me. On top of that, it comes with a little instruction pamphlet that tells you how to use and and also include recipes and recipe ideas! Personally, I love it, it’s what I wanted and more."—Cristal

    Price: $9.99 (available in 19 different colors, patterns, and shapes)

    16. A butane torch that'll come in handy whether you're a ~fancy chef~ making crème brûlée, or just a normal person who wants a perfectly toasted marshmallow when it isn't bonfire season.

    the torch and packaging behind a browned creme brûlée
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    In addition to cooking, reviewers also love this torch for lighting candles, aiding in art projects, and even gardening.

    Promising review: "I use this in baking and it’s fantastic! It was easy to fill, to have it stay on you just have to press and turn the button and it’s got plenty of flame power. I egg wash pie shells and heat with this before I add filling and never again have soggy bottoms. Works great on meringue and helps solidify decorations I make with leftover crust to add to single crust pies when the pie is almost done making them festive and fancy. Love it so much I am buying another one for crafts."—BarefootDreamers

    Price: $17.99

    17. A handheld milk frother to totally upgrade your at-home coffee game. It'll make lattes a breeze, and it's also perfect for mixing matcha, hot chocolate, or even protein powder.

    the frother next to a latte
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    Promising review: "I’m a barista, so obviously I know how I like my coffee. For a while I was using an immersion blender to froth my milk for my morning cup of coffee, but it just wasn’t doing what I wanted it to do. I finally bought this frother and I’m so so happy with it!! It doesn’t need to be plugged in so it takes up way less space. It is a lot quieter than the blender, and I can use any size cup I want because the frother is so small. Not only can I heat up my milk for a hot coffee, but I can also use it just the same with cold milk for my iced coffee!! Highly recommend this product!!"—Heather Michael

    Price: $17.95 (available in 32 colors and patterns)

    18. A set of silicone pastry brushes that won't just upgrade your baking game — they're also great for marinades, barbecuing, basting, and more.

    the orange brush basting a large roast
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    Promising review: "I love these brushes! I was hesitant to get silicone, but I was sick of my natural brushes breaking and also shedding hairs. These brushes are great easy to use and so easy to clean!"—Rachael Tromley

    Price: $8.95+ (available in sets of two–five)

    19. An electric kettle because if there's one thing Europeans are right about, it's being judgy that Americans don't own kettles. They're so convenient! And besides better tea and coffee, you can also make oatmeal, noodles, and more with this lil' appliance.

    the kettle with blue lights lit up
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    Promising review: "I have a kindergartner and my mornings are quite hectic trying to get myself ready for work, make sure she’s dressed, bags are packed, dog is fed and let out, lunches made, etc. The last thing I want to do in the middle of all that is keep an eye on a pan of water on the stove for my morning cappuccino. That’s where this comes in. I fill it to the lowest line, plug it in, flip the switch, and forget about it. I can continue doing my morning routine and once I’m finished my water is heated up and ready to go. My only complaint is the top lid, I wish it opened just a touch more for cleaning purposes but I like the kettle enough that I can overlook that."—Jennifer D.

    Price: $29.69

    20. A cold brew maker so you can literally make delicious, smooth coffee in your sleep. What could possibly be better?

    a hand holding the maker full of coffee
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    Promising review: "This Takeya cold brew coffee jug is wonderful! I know a lot of people use mason jars, however, I wanted something easier to grab from the fridge and more lightweight (and cheaper!). I have used Takeya products before and have been impressed with their durability as well as the easiness of cleaning them. This cold brew jug has only four pieces: the jug, the handle, the lid, and the coffee filter. The coffee filter has an extremely fine mesh and it has not let through even the finest of coffee grounds. It is really easy to clean! The filter, after filling it with your favorite coffee then screws into the lid. After you have filled up the jug about 85% of the way with filter water, you place the filter (already attached to the lid) into the water filled jug and screw it on! The coffee will have a great flavor within 8 hours, however, it is most potent by 24hrs and stays fresh up to 72hrs in my opinion. Remember, you are brewing a coffee concentrate as about 1 cup of grounds are used to brew. Mix with 2 parts water or you will... well, be like me that didn't read the directions and was up until 3am with a caffeine high, lol. Overall, I am really pleased with this purchase!"—LiliBelle

    Price: $19.99+ (available in two sizes and three colors)

    21. A digital scale to totally upgrade your baking game. You can get way more precise with this instead of messing around with cup measurements.

    the scale weighing out a portion of almonds
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    Promising review: "This is our second scale, red this time! We use the scale twice daily to measure food for our small dogs. Our first still works great but it’s in storage with my daughter's things — it was accidentally packed and now we have to wait for her to move back to get it out — but no worries I’ll now have one for travel and one for home. This is the best scale I’ve ever purchased and I’ve had a few — it’s CONSISTENTLY ACCURATE, lightweight, and super simple."—The Moore, Taylor, Wright Families

    Price: $11.88+ (available in five colors)

    22. An egg cooker so you can finally be rid of that annoying green ring around your hard boiled eggs. Plus, you can venture into the glory that is a perfect soft boiled egg (yes, I'm biased).

    the steamy egg cooker with eggs inside
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    Promising review: "This mom's new go-to appliance. I make bento lunches for my son, and his favorite is hard-boiled eggs! I toss six eggs in with less than a 1/4 cup of water and 14 minutes later the unit shuts off by itself and I come back and easily peel the eggs. (I mean the shells slide off!!) I no longer have to wait for water to boil or watch and wait to turn off the stove. The eggs cook while the kids are in the tub and voilà, lunch/breakfast is ready for the next morning. And I'm guessing if I forget or run behind I could have these ready while he get dressed for school in the morning! Custom omelets in a hurry is my next adventure! And did I mention how tiny and cute it is? Perfect for a kitchen with limited counter space!"—amanda

    Price: $17.46+ (available in five colors)

    23. A zester because trust me on this: grate your garlic. The flavor is SO much more powerful and it's way easier than chopping clove after clove.

    a hand holding the zester over a counter
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    Promising review: "Oh my gosh. I never thought I’d have such intense feelings for a lemon zester. This thing is AMAZING. Don’t bother looking at the other zesters, just get this one. It’s so nice that it has a sheath to cover it. And oh my gosh this thing works so well. It showed that lemon who’s boss. I’m not even kidding. I zested a lemon with a regular small holed cheese grater yesterday before this came and then today I used this one and the zest from the regular cheese grater was like two tablespoons but with this zester it was like at least a cup. It’s so easy to use and the handle has a nice grip to it. Not to heavy or too light. Never thought I’d be so passionate about a kitchen tool."—Gabrielle

    Price: $10.98

    24. A cheesecloth that has so many more uses than just cheesemaking — use it to strain nut milk or broth, press tofu, and more. Plus, you get to feel a little bit like an old-timey homesteader when you use it, which is fun.

    the cheesecloth on a jar of kefir
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    Promising review: "This is actually quality cheesecloth with a right, fine weave, which doesn't shred apart like other brands — which have then left threads and shreds in the food I am preparing. I ordered this cheesecloth to help me strain kefir, and to use it as a cover for the jar so the mix can breathe. I also plan on using this for straining fruit purees for cheesecakes. For the price, the size is generous and will last me six months or more. I would definitely buy this again."—TwinMom

    Price: $6.74+ (available in packs of one–10).

    25. A set of food storage containers to keep your ingredients fresh, free of any intruders, and totally, beautifully organized.

    the labeled containers on a counter
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    Promising review: "I've been looking around for some air-tight containers recently because we found out that we have pantry moths! And after reading other reviews I decided to give this product a try. I am VERY pleased. I was worried about it being plastic, because I don't really trust those super thin and flimsy containers, but this is a very thick and sturdy plastic and the lid takes a bit of force to snap on, so you know it's not going anywhere!! Overall, just a great product, and I will be buying more!!"—Erin Stille

    Price: $31.97 (for a set of seven)

    26. A roll-up dish drying rack perfect for a small load if you're blessed with a dishwasher, and sturdy enough to take a whole sinkfull if you (like me) have to hand wash everything.

    the rack with utensils on one side of a large sink
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    Promising review: "Although I use a dishwasher, I was very frustrated when I washed delicate glasses, knives, and large pans by hand and had nowhere to drain them except the counter, which always got wet despite the use of a dish towel. When it arrived, I opened the it and fell in love. It works perfectly, stays solidly in place on my double-sided sink, and allows my items to dry in half the time. It also frees up counter space. It's rubberized and can be easily washed, dried, rolled up, and stored in a minimum amount of space. Great item. Highly recommended."—L. Burr

    Price: $27.98

    27. A bacon grease can that would make my Southern grandma proud — you should never pour hot grease down the drain, and with this container you can reuse it on biscuits, in mac 'n' cheese, or even *shhhh* put it in cookies.

    the can on a counter next to a stick of butter
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    Promising review: "I grew up with a grandmother that had an old Folgers coffee can she kept by the stove with all her bacon grease. She was a farm-raised woman and a few essentials in her kitchen were an iron skillet and a can of bacon grease. I never applied that belief until my husband, who was raised under Southern standards, so suddenly we had to keep the bacon grease. Since Folgers no longer puts their coffee in metal cans, we have been using ceramic bowls and glass bowls with lids. I saw this and fell in love. It makes your grease so accessible; I can pour my hot grease in there right away without fear the container will explode like glass can and easy to wipe up from splatters."—Momof5.0

    Price: $13.99+ (available in five colors)

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