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45 Of The Best Kitchen Tools, Accessories, And Gadgets You Can Get On Amazon In 2018

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1. A three-in-one avocado slicer for a functional way to split, pit, and slice nature's butter.

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It features a soft, non-slip grip, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Avocado? Yes, please! This tool is awesome. Easy to cut open the fruit. Pit remover works well, just push onto the pit and give it a twist, and the pit pops right out. The best part is the slicer. Makes beautiful slices for a great presentation. The tool can then be used to scrape any remaining fruit out of the skin. Really happy I bought this!" —NPR Man

Price: $9.99

2. An air fryer to transform your fave foods into fried food, without all the yucky grease and oil.

All you have to do is put your food in the fryer basket, set the temp and the timer, and your food will come out crispy and delish. The auto-shutoff feature will help prevent overcooking, and the cool-touch handle means no hand burns when pulling your food out. Comes with a recipe book for inspo! And if you need further convincing, check out a BuzzFeeder's review (#1) here.Promising review: "This little gem does exactly what you want it to do. Mozzarella sticks, wings, pizza snacks come out perfectly. Takes a little while to find out just how long to do each snack, but once you get used to it, just perfect. Not for large amounts, but for one or two people it's great. Takes up very little space." —SwimmerPrice: $64.63 (originally $99.99, available in five colors)
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All you have to do is put your food in the fryer basket, set the temp and the timer, and your food will come out crispy and delish. The auto-shutoff feature will help prevent overcooking, and the cool-touch handle means no hand burns when pulling your food out. Comes with a recipe book for inspo! And if you need further convincing, check out a BuzzFeeder's review (#1) here.

Promising review: "This little gem does exactly what you want it to do. Mozzarella sticks, wings, pizza snacks come out perfectly. Takes a little while to find out just how long to do each snack, but once you get used to it, just perfect. Not for large amounts, but for one or two people it's great. Takes up very little space." —Swimmer

Price: $64.63 (originally $99.99, available in five colors)

3. A sous vide precision cooker that'll make restaurant-quality meals an every day occurrence in your home — we're sure your friends and family will give you a five-star rating.

Sous vide (for those of you who are like, "WTF is that?") ensures even heating while cooking, and this one is extra special because it'll literally send notifications to your phone when your meal is ready via Bluetooth connectivity, so you don't have to sit around waiting.Promising review: "I love experimenting in the kitchen and decided it was time to try out the sous vide method. The first night I received it I made steaks and loved the result. I prefer to set the temperature on the unit itself rather than with my phone. I love that it does have manual controls on the unit. A few other brands I looked at can't be controlled on the product itself, which I don't like. I'm very happy with this!" —Lauren CPrice: $79.99 (originally $149)
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Sous vide (for those of you who are like, "WTF is that?") ensures even heating while cooking, and this one is extra special because it'll literally send notifications to your phone when your meal is ready via Bluetooth connectivity, so you don't have to sit around waiting.

Promising review: "I love experimenting in the kitchen and decided it was time to try out the sous vide method. The first night I received it I made steaks and loved the result. I prefer to set the temperature on the unit itself rather than with my phone. I love that it does have manual controls on the unit. A few other brands I looked at can't be controlled on the product itself, which I don't like. I'm very happy with this!" —Lauren C

Price: $79.99 (originally $149)

4. A four-pack of plastic cutting boards for ensuring each ingredient has a designated place for prepping, because we don't cross-contaminate in this house.

These are dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "They're thick enough to feel 'substantial,' but still flexible enough to curve to make transferring my sliced/diced ingredients into the pan or wok much easier. The non-slip 'waffle-grip' bottom works well on my solid-surface counter, too, with no slippage. And these are color-coded so that you can keep the poultry mat just for poultry, the fish mat just for fish, etc." —L. MountfordPrice: $14.99 (originally $22.99)
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These are dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "They're thick enough to feel 'substantial,' but still flexible enough to curve to make transferring my sliced/diced ingredients into the pan or wok much easier. The non-slip 'waffle-grip' bottom works well on my solid-surface counter, too, with no slippage. And these are color-coded so that you can keep the poultry mat just for poultry, the fish mat just for fish, etc." —L. Mountford

Price: $14.99 (originally $22.99)

5. A KitchenAid stand mixer to help you in your quest to make ALLLLLLLL the delicious baked goods. This baby will last you a long time, so it's VERY much worth the investment, trust us.

This stand mixer has 10 different speeds from very slow stir all the way to very fast whip to meet all your prepping needs. It comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip. It features a 5 quart stainless-steel bowl, a head tilt back for easier access, and a two-piece pouring shield. If you wanna learn more about this amazing mixer, check out this article.Promising review: "I don't know why I waited so long to get one of these. This is a wonderful mixer, as many many reviews state. I'm very happy that KitchenAid provided so many color options. I also wanted to say that it's a good thing I read other reviews about adjusting the beater head. Initially I wasn't too impressed with how the mixer incorporated ingredients but then I realized that the adjustments were way off." —Steve RJPrice: $254.55+ (originally $429.99, available in 50+ colors)
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This stand mixer has 10 different speeds from very slow stir all the way to very fast whip to meet all your prepping needs. It comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip. It features a 5 quart stainless-steel bowl, a head tilt back for easier access, and a two-piece pouring shield. If you wanna learn more about this amazing mixer, check out this article.


Promising review:
"I don't know why I waited so long to get one of these. This is a wonderful mixer, as many many reviews state. I'm very happy that KitchenAid provided so many color options. I also wanted to say that it's a good thing I read other reviews about adjusting the beater head. Initially I wasn't too impressed with how the mixer incorporated ingredients but then I realized that the adjustments were way off." —Steve RJ

Price: $254.55+ (originally $429.99, available in 50+ colors)

6. Reusable silicone baking cups that'll be honored and excited to mold and hold together your cupcakes and muffins — not to mention make them look v colorful and pretty.

Made with food-grade silicone, and are microwave-, freezer-, dishwasher-, and oven-safe (in temps up to 500ºF).Promising review: "I was skeptical about silicone baking molds for several years, but after a few of my friends had good experiences, I decided to try some out. I've used these ones for several different muffin recipes. The first time, I coated them in oil, and subsequent uses I skipped this step without seeing much if any difference — the molds peel cleanly from the baked goods, are quick and easy to wash, and stack nicely in the cupboard. I haven't seen any change in shape or discoloration. So happy — I won't be buying any more paper liners! Kids are happy, too. They love the bright colors." —MusicalMamaPrice: $5.99 for a 12-pack
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Made with food-grade silicone, and are microwave-, freezer-, dishwasher-, and oven-safe (in temps up to 500ºF).

Promising review: "I was skeptical about silicone baking molds for several years, but after a few of my friends had good experiences, I decided to try some out. I've used these ones for several different muffin recipes. The first time, I coated them in oil, and subsequent uses I skipped this step without seeing much if any difference — the molds peel cleanly from the baked goods, are quick and easy to wash, and stack nicely in the cupboard. I haven't seen any change in shape or discoloration. So happy — I won't be buying any more paper liners! Kids are happy, too. They love the bright colors." —MusicalMama

Price: $5.99 for a 12-pack

7. A microwave omelette maker for when you really, really, REALLY want a filling, tasty omelette for brekkie, but have zero time to stand over the stove top waiting for the eggs to cook.

This is made of 100% platinum silicone that's resistant to high temps and is dishwasher-safe, plus it comes with a recipe booklet for inspo!Promising review: "This brings omelets to my weekday breakfast. I've been trying to eat a low-carb diet, and the idea of eggs for breakfast appeals to me. But, I am *so* NOT a morning person; and getting up early to stir a low-n-slow scramble just does not work for me. I've tried microwaving eggs in custard cups but they always turned out either soupy & underdone or firm but dry & rubbery. But this makes them Just Right, every time, in two minutes flat. That's less time than it takes me to brew my coffee. Two or three eggs, some herbs, a few chopped veggies, and perhaps a sprinkle of cheese makes for a quick, easy, and tasty breakfast." —Vanilla ChameleonPrice: $14.99
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This is made of 100% platinum silicone that's resistant to high temps and is dishwasher-safe, plus it comes with a recipe booklet for inspo!

Promising review: "This brings omelets to my weekday breakfast. I've been trying to eat a low-carb diet, and the idea of eggs for breakfast appeals to me. But, I am *so* NOT a morning person; and getting up early to stir a low-n-slow scramble just does not work for me. I've tried microwaving eggs in custard cups but they always turned out either soupy & underdone or firm but dry & rubbery. But this makes them Just Right, every time, in two minutes flat. That's less time than it takes me to brew my coffee. Two or three eggs, some herbs, a few chopped veggies, and perhaps a sprinkle of cheese makes for a quick, easy, and tasty breakfast." —Vanilla Chameleon

Price: $14.99

8. A seven-blade spiralizer to transform your boring ol' veggies into delicious PASTA — whip together in a saucepan with some marinara sauce, and voila!

Comes with seven interchangeable blades and four e-books filled with delish recipes; the spiralizer has a lifetime warranty and is easy to take apart for top-rack dishwashing.Promising review: "You're not going to find a better built, better functioning spiralizer anywhere! I wasn't planning on buying one — I started out just researching. After researching the various models and reading reviews, I thought, 'I gotta get me one of those.' This is probably one of the best purchases I've ever made. My girlfriend just bought one two weeks ago and after seeing mine, said said there's no comparison. She's sending hers back!" —Marie WalkerGet it from Amazon for $29.99.
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Comes with seven interchangeable blades and four e-books filled with delish recipes; the spiralizer has a lifetime warranty and is easy to take apart for top-rack dishwashing.

Promising review: "You're not going to find a better built, better functioning spiralizer anywhere! I wasn't planning on buying one — I started out just researching. After researching the various models and reading reviews, I thought, 'I gotta get me one of those.' This is probably one of the best purchases I've ever made. My girlfriend just bought one two weeks ago and after seeing mine, said said there's no comparison. She's sending hers back!" —Marie Walker

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

9. A breakfast sandwich maker that'll allow you to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast that's perfect to bring on-the-go — without sitting in line at the McDonald's drive-thru.

Only takes about five minutes to make your breakfast sandwich. The surfaces are covered with durable, nonstick coating, and all removable parts are dishwasher-safe. Comes with some recipes for inspo, and PSA: If using meat, it must be pre-cooked.Promising review: "FAM. I need you to lissssssten. I would give this product 87 stars if I could. This thing was delivered to my doorstep in two business days, and will provide a lifetime of joy for me. You'd think it would be one of those gimmicky kitchen appliances that barely even works. EXCEPT you're wrong. It's amazing. It's quick. Look. Lissssten. You put the ingredients in and about two minutes later your tummy is all like 'oh yesssss.' Basically. Just buy it. Purchase the sammich maker. You're welcome." —Amazon CustomerPrice: $20.48+ (available in black, gray, and red)
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Only takes about five minutes to make your breakfast sandwich. The surfaces are covered with durable, nonstick coating, and all removable parts are dishwasher-safe. Comes with some recipes for inspo, and PSA: If using meat, it must be pre-cooked.


Promising review:
"FAM. I need you to lissssssten. I would give this product 87 stars if I could. This thing was delivered to my doorstep in two business days, and will provide a lifetime of joy for me. You'd think it would be one of those gimmicky kitchen appliances that barely even works. EXCEPT you're wrong. It's amazing. It's quick. Look. Lissssten. You put the ingredients in and about two minutes later your tummy is all like 'oh yesssss.' Basically. Just buy it. Purchase the sammich maker. You're welcome." —Amazon Customer

Price: $20.48+ (available in black, gray, and red)

10. A can opener for simply opening cans of soup, veggies, tuna, etc., because it would be sorta pointless buying cans of food if you can't open them, ya know?!

Can open all standard-size cans with pop-top lids.Promising review: "I'm very happy with this can opener. I don't know why I didn't get this sooner. It actually makes opening cans fun, weird I know. It effortlessly spins the can and LOCKS it in place so you don't have to worry about it falling off and going everywhere when the lid comes off. That's another thing, the LID comes off, not a huge gouge in the top of it. I don't know how it does it, but it literally pops off the top as if it was from the factory. I'm very happy with this, and I know you will be too. This is 100% worth it." —MikePrice: $29.04
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Can open all standard-size cans with pop-top lids.

Promising review: "I'm very happy with this can opener. I don't know why I didn't get this sooner. It actually makes opening cans fun, weird I know. It effortlessly spins the can and LOCKS it in place so you don't have to worry about it falling off and going everywhere when the lid comes off. That's another thing, the LID comes off, not a huge gouge in the top of it. I don't know how it does it, but it literally pops off the top as if it was from the factory. I'm very happy with this, and I know you will be too. This is 100% worth it." —Mike

Price: $29.04

11. A digital scale to ensure you're measuring the proper quantity of ingredients, because the wrong amount can often make or break your whole recipe.

Can weigh up to 11.24 lbs. of food, and an automatic unit button allows you to easily convert measurements as needed. Includes trial batter, but once they run out, you'll need two AAA batteries — Polaroid AAA batteries are recommended. Also, has an automatic power-off feature after two minutes to preserve battery life.Promising review: "This scale is so easy to use and very sensitive to even the lightest of items, which is what you want in a kitchen scale when every gram counts. I originally bought this to weigh items for my backpacking trips since I want to reduce ounces and grams as much as possible. However, I quickly became obsessed with measuring my food into official serving sizes, which has helped me immensely with portion control. I love that this scale is easy to zero out. I can place a bowl or plate or whatever I need to hold the foods and simply press the power button once to reset it to zero before adding the foods. With such a low profile and such a light weight I am considering buying another one to keep in my work bag for on-the-go portion control." —ElizabethPrice: $14.06 (available in five colors)
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Can weigh up to 11.24 lbs. of food, and an automatic unit button allows you to easily convert measurements as needed. Includes trial batter, but once they run out, you'll need two AAA batteries — Polaroid AAA batteries are recommended. Also, has an automatic power-off feature after two minutes to preserve battery life.

Promising review: "This scale is so easy to use and very sensitive to even the lightest of items, which is what you want in a kitchen scale when every gram counts. I originally bought this to weigh items for my backpacking trips since I want to reduce ounces and grams as much as possible. However, I quickly became obsessed with measuring my food into official serving sizes, which has helped me immensely with portion control. I love that this scale is easy to zero out. I can place a bowl or plate or whatever I need to hold the foods and simply press the power button once to reset it to zero before adding the foods. With such a low profile and such a light weight I am considering buying another one to keep in my work bag for on-the-go portion control." —Elizabeth

Price: $14.06 (available in five colors)

12. A cast-iron skillet that'll proudly sauté, sear, and fry your breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and everything in between!

Skillet comes pre-seasoned and ready to use. Handle of skillet has a hole so you can hang the skillet when not using. To clean, hand-wash with warm, soapy water.Promising review: "I adore this skillet. As long as you keep up with oiling and don't use dish soap on it, the non-stick surface holds up like a charm. It is heavy and I need to buy one of those cute things to put on the handle since it gets hot when you use it on the stove top, (as cast iron does), but it is everything I expected from my first cast iron pan. It has seen a few months of pretty consistent use and it is going strong. I love being able to pan sear and then pop things into the oven." —RDlenixPrice: $14.88 (originally $26.68, available in 12 sizes)And check out our picks for the best cast-iron skillets on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Skillet comes pre-seasoned and ready to use. Handle of skillet has a hole so you can hang the skillet when not using. To clean, hand-wash with warm, soapy water.

Promising review: "I adore this skillet. As long as you keep up with oiling and don't use dish soap on it, the non-stick surface holds up like a charm. It is heavy and I need to buy one of those cute things to put on the handle since it gets hot when you use it on the stove top, (as cast iron does), but it is everything I expected from my first cast iron pan. It has seen a few months of pretty consistent use and it is going strong. I love being able to pan sear and then pop things into the oven." —RDlenix

Price: $14.88 (originally $26.68, available in 12 sizes)

And check out our picks for the best cast-iron skillets on BuzzFeed Reviews!

13. A set of stainless steel measuring cups and spoons for getting the exact amount of dry ingredients every. single. time.

Measuring cups include one 1 cup, one 1/2 cup, one 1/3 cup, and one 1/4 cup. Measuring spoons include one 1 tbsp., one 1 tsp., one 1/2 tsp., and one 1/4 tsp. All are dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "Great measuring cups and spoons. They are easy to take off the hook that connects them together. They store easily and easily fit right into each other. I have put these in the dishwasher several times and have not seen any type of rust marks, which I've seen happen before with other metal or stainless steel products. I'm overall happy with this purchase. They are priced well, the seller shipped promptly, and they were packaged well." —Erin with help from Earl the catPrice: $9.95
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Measuring cups include one 1 cup, one 1/2 cup, one 1/3 cup, and one 1/4 cup. Measuring spoons include one 1 tbsp., one 1 tsp., one 1/2 tsp., and one 1/4 tsp. All are dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Great measuring cups and spoons. They are easy to take off the hook that connects them together. They store easily and easily fit right into each other. I have put these in the dishwasher several times and have not seen any type of rust marks, which I've seen happen before with other metal or stainless steel products. I'm overall happy with this purchase. They are priced well, the seller shipped promptly, and they were packaged well." —Erin with help from Earl the cat

Price: $9.95

14. A salad spinner to quickly clean your greens, so you can use them to make creative and yummy salads, or any other dishes you plan on using lettuce in!

Made with a soft, non-slip knob and a non-slip ring with a wide base for steady spinning. The clear bowl can be used for serving while the basket can be removed and used as a separate colander. It holds up to 6.22 quarts of delish salad. Plus, it's BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "I don't know how I lived for 71 years WITHOUT this! I hate making salad, but I got very tired of buying expensive bags of greens only to have them spoil rapidly. This works perfectly and rapidly, is incredibly sturdy, and is great for sticking in the fridge and storing the greens or salad you have just spun in it. It has essentially changed the way I eat." —FuleneGet it from Amazon for $28.68.
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Made with a soft, non-slip knob and a non-slip ring with a wide base for steady spinning. The clear bowl can be used for serving while the basket can be removed and used as a separate colander. It holds up to 6.22 quarts of delish salad. Plus, it's BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "I don't know how I lived for 71 years WITHOUT this! I hate making salad, but I got very tired of buying expensive bags of greens only to have them spoil rapidly. This works perfectly and rapidly, is incredibly sturdy, and is great for sticking in the fridge and storing the greens or salad you have just spun in it. It has essentially changed the way I eat." —Fulene

Get it from Amazon for $28.68.

15. A microwave pasta cooker that'll give you even MORE of a reason to eat a giant bowl of noodles. (Not like you needed one, because I mean who needs an excuse to eat pasta??)

Yields up to four servings at a time, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "I don't want to get all gushy over a pasta maker, but man... I really love this gizmo! I try to limit my monthly food expenditures, and the Fasta Pasta helps me work in at least one inexpensive pasta meal every week, if not more. First of all, I like spaghetti, but I'm lazy and impatient and don't like things that take a long time to make, with a bunch of steps, and a big clean up afterward. The Fasta Pasta is perfect for me. I get the exact amount of correctly measured spaghetti; it's faster than boiling water in a big pot then having to watch and stir the pasta; the pasta comes out perfectly cooked every time and the cleanup is a snap. No big pot, no colander, no spaghetti fork to lift out the pasta. Just the easy-to-clean Fasta Pasta, and a pot to heat up the sauce. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!" —Smilin SamPrice: $14.99 (originally $19.99)
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Yields up to four servings at a time, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.


Promising review:
"I don't want to get all gushy over a pasta maker, but man... I really love this gizmo! I try to limit my monthly food expenditures, and the Fasta Pasta helps me work in at least one inexpensive pasta meal every week, if not more. First of all, I like spaghetti, but I'm lazy and impatient and don't like things that take a long time to make, with a bunch of steps, and a big clean up afterward. The Fasta Pasta is perfect for me. I get the exact amount of correctly measured spaghetti; it's faster than boiling water in a big pot then having to watch and stir the pasta; the pasta comes out perfectly cooked every time and the cleanup is a snap. No big pot, no colander, no spaghetti fork to lift out the pasta. Just the easy-to-clean Fasta Pasta, and a pot to heat up the sauce. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!" —Smilin Sam

Price: $14.99 (originally $19.99)

16. A three-piece glass mixing bowl set for combining your ingredients before they eventually come to life in a beautiful, mystical way.

Set includes one 1 qt. bowl, one 1 1/2 qt. bowl, and one 2 1/2 qt. bowl. Bowls are made of pure Pyrex glass and are microwave-, dishwasher-, preheated-oven, and freezer-safe!. They won't stain or absorb yucky food odors, or catch left-behind flavors. Promising review: "We absolutely love these! They are a great size, and they have a good weight to them. They clean out easily, which is a huge improvement over my last mixing bowls. We only use these for mixing, so we haven't run into any issues with taking them from one extreme temperature to another. I do think it's worth noting, though, that it warns you not to do that right in the booklet that comes with the bowls. Clear as day, first page. We'll probably end up buying more and completely replacing our mixing bowls with these." —Orleana P.Price: $12.49
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Set includes one 1 qt. bowl, one 1 1/2 qt. bowl, and one 2 1/2 qt. bowl. Bowls are made of pure Pyrex glass and are microwave-, dishwasher-, preheated-oven, and freezer-safe!. They won't stain or absorb yucky food odors, or catch left-behind flavors.

Promising review: "We absolutely love these! They are a great size, and they have a good weight to them. They clean out easily, which is a huge improvement over my last mixing bowls. We only use these for mixing, so we haven't run into any issues with taking them from one extreme temperature to another. I do think it's worth noting, though, that it warns you not to do that right in the booklet that comes with the bowls. Clear as day, first page. We'll probably end up buying more and completely replacing our mixing bowls with these." —Orleana P.

Price: $12.49

17. A four-pack of silicone food savers to preserve the freshness of unused produce or seal opened jars, because it would be sad if you were forced into throwing away food because it spoiled before you had a chance to eat it.

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Includes four BPA-free and dishwasher-safe huggers in each of the following sizes: 1.75 inch, 2.25 inch, 2.5 inch, and 3 inch.

Promising review: "I did a side-by-side comparison: half an avocado in plastic wrap next to half an avocado in a hugger. Did the same for half a tomato. These food huggers did a much better job! No browning and very minimal wrinkling. Made a delicious salad after my little experiment, too!" —KBA312

Price: $8.95 (originally $9.95, available in two colors)

18. A grease splatter screen that'll keep your face, hands, and clothes protected from the unwanted and painful hot splatter that occurs pretty much whenever you're just trying to cook something delicious, damnit.

Should fit most pots and pans. It's made of 304-grade stainless steel and extra-fine mesh to prevent 99% of splashes. Comes with a lifetime warranty. Promising review: "After putting it off for years making do with a cheap-o splatter screen, I finally purchased a new one. This one is great quality, and my husband and I think it will last nicely for many years to come. I love the reinforcing 'cross-members' and little feet to set it down on the counter without leaving a grease outline. I know you can always buy the cheapest one out there, but it is usually (in my opinion) worth it to spend a bit more for a quality product!" —JuliePrice: $14.99+ (available in three sizes)
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Should fit most pots and pans. It's made of 304-grade stainless steel and extra-fine mesh to prevent 99% of splashes. Comes with a lifetime warranty.

Promising review: "After putting it off for years making do with a cheap-o splatter screen, I finally purchased a new one. This one is great quality, and my husband and I think it will last nicely for many years to come. I love the reinforcing 'cross-members' and little feet to set it down on the counter without leaving a grease outline. I know you can always buy the cheapest one out there, but it is usually (in my opinion) worth it to spend a bit more for a quality product!" —Julie

Price: $14.99+ (available in three sizes)

19. An Instant Pot for making a variety of foods like rice, yogurt, and slow cooker creations without needing to stand around and wait over a stove.

Features 14 built-in smart programs, dual pressure, an automatic keep-warm feature, and three temps. Has a manual setting of up to 120 minutes cook time. Includes three-ply bottom stainless steel cooking pot, a stainless steel steam rack with handle, and recipes!Promising review: "My wife kept telling me we should get this. For months I resisted. We had a Crock-Pot, so why bother? We finally got this on sale on black Friday, and I LOVE IT. Quicker than a Crock-Pot and better end results. You can season your protein and cook it with veggies (which take on the flavor as well). After using this, anything you cook in a Crock-Pot seems like a warm, swampy product. Anything you cook in this is moist, flavorful, tender excellence in just a fraction of the time. Do not hesitate to buy this product — you will thank yourself for meals to come." —JonPrice: $79.99+ (available in three sizes)
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Features 14 built-in smart programs, dual pressure, an automatic keep-warm feature, and three temps. Has a manual setting of up to 120 minutes cook time. Includes three-ply bottom stainless steel cooking pot, a stainless steel steam rack with handle, and recipes!


Promising review:
"My wife kept telling me we should get this. For months I resisted. We had a Crock-Pot, so why bother? We finally got this on sale on black Friday, and I LOVE IT. Quicker than a Crock-Pot and better end results. You can season your protein and cook it with veggies (which take on the flavor as well). After using this, anything you cook in a Crock-Pot seems like a warm, swampy product. Anything you cook in this is moist, flavorful, tender excellence in just a fraction of the time. Do not hesitate to buy this product — you will thank yourself for meals to come." —Jon

Price: $79.99+ (available in three sizes)

20. A heavy-duty veggie chopper to take your cooking-prep game to the next level — so the only crying you'll find yourself doing will be over how happy you are you don't have to cut the onions yourself.

For real, though, this fancy-schmancy babe reduces onion vapors, so you really can stop crying. It holds up to 4 cups of chopped veggies and is FDA-certified, BPA-free, and dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "I really love this chopper. It has saved me so much time in the kitchen! I have significant nerve damage in my right hand, which has resulted in a very poor grip. It makes it hard and frustrating to chop things in a timely manner. This chopper glides through onions, peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, celery, apples, etc., quite easily. Root vegetables take a little more force but are still a lot easier and faster for me with this chopper. I now chop my veggies in less than half the time it used to take." —Mom2SevenPrice: $22.97
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For real, though, this fancy-schmancy babe reduces onion vapors, so you really can stop crying. It holds up to 4 cups of chopped veggies and is FDA-certified, BPA-free, and dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "I really love this chopper. It has saved me so much time in the kitchen! I have significant nerve damage in my right hand, which has resulted in a very poor grip. It makes it hard and frustrating to chop things in a timely manner. This chopper glides through onions, peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, celery, apples, etc., quite easily. Root vegetables take a little more force but are still a lot easier and faster for me with this chopper. I now chop my veggies in less than half the time it used to take." —Mom2Seven

Price: $22.97

21. A two-pack of silicone baking mats that'll provide a nonstick surface for your next batch of baked goods, so you can enjoy the entire cookie yourself (not share it with the pan).

The mats are made of nonstick silicone and don't require oil, cooking spray, or parchment paper. They're oven-safe in temps of up to 480ºF, fit in half-sheet-sized pans, and are top-rack dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "I LOVE these mats. Excellent quality and price. There are many brands more expensive and these do the same thing. I live a low-fat, plant-based lifestyle so these mats eliminate the need and use of oil to roast vegetables, bake cookies, and other baked goods. They are so easy to clean and nonstick, so hot water and a soft rub and the mats clean them up well. I don't know how I did without them! I will never buy foil or parchment paper again. Potatoes are crispy without the use of oil too!" —Crystal AudasPrice: $9.62 (available in three colors)
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The mats are made of nonstick silicone and don't require oil, cooking spray, or parchment paper. They're oven-safe in temps of up to 480ºF, fit in half-sheet-sized pans, and are top-rack dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "I LOVE these mats. Excellent quality and price. There are many brands more expensive and these do the same thing. I live a low-fat, plant-based lifestyle so these mats eliminate the need and use of oil to roast vegetables, bake cookies, and other baked goods. They are so easy to clean and nonstick, so hot water and a soft rub and the mats clean them up well. I don't know how I did without them! I will never buy foil or parchment paper again. Potatoes are crispy without the use of oil too!" —Crystal Audas

Price: $9.62 (available in three colors)

22. A Ninja blender for whipping up delicious smoothies, or even margaritas or daiquiris if you're 21+ (virgin versions if you're not of legal drinking age yet, of course). The possibilities are endless!

Blender has three speeds, a pulse option, and single-serve functions. It comes with two 16 oz. cups with to-go lids so you can take your drinks on-the-go. Plus, it's BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "We replaced an expensive blender ($400) that died after five or six years. We researched many more expensive ones and then decided to try this one. It is very powerful and straightforward to use. It is powerful and easy to clean too. We really like the cups that come with it for a quick personal smoothie! The design for pouring is very nice also! We have had no issues chopping up ice, ice cream, sherbet, yogurt, and fruit (sliced apples, bananas, avocados, pears, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries), celery, peanut butter, peanuts, and a lot more. It has been two months using it and we really are glad we purchased this blender as it does everything we need — smoothies, shakes, desserts, puddings and energy drinks!" —Ronald J. WeagleyGet it from Amazon for $99.98 (originally $109.99).And check out our picks for the best blenders on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Blender has three speeds, a pulse option, and single-serve functions. It comes with two 16 oz. cups with to-go lids so you can take your drinks on-the-go. Plus, it's BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "We replaced an expensive blender ($400) that died after five or six years. We researched many more expensive ones and then decided to try this one. It is very powerful and straightforward to use. It is powerful and easy to clean too. We really like the cups that come with it for a quick personal smoothie! The design for pouring is very nice also! We have had no issues chopping up ice, ice cream, sherbet, yogurt, and fruit (sliced apples, bananas, avocados, pears, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries), celery, peanut butter, peanuts, and a lot more. It has been two months using it and we really are glad we purchased this blender as it does everything we need — smoothies, shakes, desserts, puddings and energy drinks!" —Ronald J. Weagley

Get it from Amazon for $99.98 (originally $109.99).

And check out our picks for the best blenders on BuzzFeed Reviews!

23. A dessert decorating tool to upgrade your baked-goods game. Did you make that or get it at the fancy bakery down the street?

Includes four decorating tips, a fill tip, and two couplers, and is compatible with most standard Wilton tips. The cylinder, bottom rings, tips, and couplers are top-rack dishwasher-safe, while the plunger assembly should be hand-washed.Promising review: "Made cupcake decorating so much easier! The cupcakes came out so beautiful and I didn't need a piping bag to do it. Definitely a must have for beginner bakers!" —Ms. ABPrice: $7.99 (originally $14.99)
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Includes four decorating tips, a fill tip, and two couplers, and is compatible with most standard Wilton tips. The cylinder, bottom rings, tips, and couplers are top-rack dishwasher-safe, while the plunger assembly should be hand-washed.

Promising review: "Made cupcake decorating so much easier! The cupcakes came out so beautiful and I didn't need a piping bag to do it. Definitely a must have for beginner bakers!" —Ms. AB

Price: $7.99 (originally $14.99)

24. A rapid egg cooker that'll quickly yield yummy eggs in your favorite style — scrambled? Check. Soft boiled? Check. Omelet? Check. Poached? Check. Hard boiled? Check? Need this immediately? Check.

Features an auto-shutoff function to prevent overcooking. A buzzer will alert you once your eggs have finished cooking. Includes a one-year warranty. The product comes with a poaching tray, an omelet tray, a six-egg holder tray, a measuring cup, a recipe book, and online recipe database access. All non-electric parts are dishwasher-safe. In case you need a little more convincing, check out this article!Promising review: "If hard-boiled eggs are at all a part of your life, this device will change everything. Reclaim lost hours, catch up on missed TV, reconnect with old friends and family — anything is possible with the free time you'll find at your disposal as you drop six eggs into this beast, press a button, and then walk away. What will you do? High-intensity exercise? Model building? Learn a second language? I hear your concern. 'What if I become so engrossed in my newfound love of taxonomy that I forget about my eggs?' Fear not, efficient chef. Like the trump of Gabriel himself, the unmistakable tone of this technological marvel could rouse the dead and will bring you running to your fresh-and-ready ova's side. The Dash Go Rapid Egg Cooker is what mankind has been working towards since the first roundish stone was shaped into a wheel. Witness the apex of human innovation!" —J. Mercer CrenshawPrice: $19.99 (originally $23.17, available in five colors)
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Features an auto-shutoff function to prevent overcooking. A buzzer will alert you once your eggs have finished cooking. Includes a one-year warranty. The product comes with a poaching tray, an omelet tray, a six-egg holder tray, a measuring cup, a recipe book, and online recipe database access. All non-electric parts are dishwasher-safe. In case you need a little more convincing, check out this article!


Promising review:
"If hard-boiled eggs are at all a part of your life, this device will change everything. Reclaim lost hours, catch up on missed TV, reconnect with old friends and family — anything is possible with the free time you'll find at your disposal as you drop six eggs into this beast, press a button, and then walk away. What will you do? High-intensity exercise? Model building? Learn a second language? I hear your concern. 'What if I become so engrossed in my newfound love of taxonomy that I forget about my eggs?' Fear not, efficient chef. Like the trump of Gabriel himself, the unmistakable tone of this technological marvel could rouse the dead and will bring you running to your fresh-and-ready ova's side. The Dash Go Rapid Egg Cooker is what mankind has been working towards since the first roundish stone was shaped into a wheel. Witness the apex of human innovation!" —J. Mercer Crenshaw

Price: $19.99 (originally $23.17, available in five colors)

25. A microwave rice cooker for whipping up rice easily and efficiently, because everyone knows any meal isn't complete until it has rice!

Steamer can hold up to 11 cups of rice and comes with lid-locking clips, a steam release vent to prevent splatters, and a rice paddle for serving. Made with 100% virgin plastic, and is phthalate- and BPA-free. It's also microwave-, fridge-, freezer-, and dishwasher-safe (top rack only).Promising review: "I've had this for seven months now, and I think it's still my favorite tool in my entire kitchen. I eat a ton of rice, and I love how easy this is to use and how easy it is to clean. It comes out consistently every time. I hated how messy cooking on the stove is, and my electric cooker got mold down inside the part that you can't wash. With this, there's no mess, and there's nowhere you can't clean or that can trap mold or bacteria. I can throw every part of it into the dishwasher after I'm done with it. It's awesome! I wish I'd had this back in college." —C. StonePrice: $13.95
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Steamer can hold up to 11 cups of rice and comes with lid-locking clips, a steam release vent to prevent splatters, and a rice paddle for serving. Made with 100% virgin plastic, and is phthalate- and BPA-free. It's also microwave-, fridge-, freezer-, and dishwasher-safe (top rack only).

Promising review: "I've had this for seven months now, and I think it's still my favorite tool in my entire kitchen. I eat a ton of rice, and I love how easy this is to use and how easy it is to clean. It comes out consistently every time. I hated how messy cooking on the stove is, and my electric cooker got mold down inside the part that you can't wash. With this, there's no mess, and there's nowhere you can't clean or that can trap mold or bacteria. I can throw every part of it into the dishwasher after I'm done with it. It's awesome! I wish I'd had this back in college." —C. Stone

Price: $13.95

26. A 12-piece knife set to cut through all of your food like cutting through air — honestly! These gorgine babies are actually hella powerful so BE CAREFUL!

Set includes six knives with corresponding covers – an 8" chef knife, an 8" slicing knife, an 8" serrated bread knife, a 7" santoku knife, a 6.5" utility knife, and a 3.5" pairing knife. A non-stick coating makes slicing any and all foods less of a hassle. Best to avoid putting in the dishwasher or cleaning with hot water – cold water is recommended. If you need one more push to be convinced, check out this BuzzFeeder's review!Promising review: "I saw this set in a BuzzFeed article and bought it despite having an okay block set. I'm really glad I bought these. They are super sharp, versatile, and the guards are nice so I can keep the knives in a drawer. I still have the knife block but I use these most of the time. The fun colors are a plus and the price can't be beat. Although I'm not much of a cook, I think these are still plenty sufficient for most kitchens. It's a bummer having to hand-wash them, but that's a first-world problem in the first degree. This would be an ideal gift for a new graduate/college student/housewarming." —theworldofdalePrice: $19.19And check out our picks for the best chef's knives on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Set includes six knives with corresponding covers – an 8" chef knife, an 8" slicing knife, an 8" serrated bread knife, a 7" santoku knife, a 6.5" utility knife, and a 3.5" pairing knife. A non-stick coating makes slicing any and all foods less of a hassle. Best to avoid putting in the dishwasher or cleaning with hot water – cold water is recommended. If you need one more push to be convinced, check out this BuzzFeeder's review!

Promising review: "I saw this set in a BuzzFeed article and bought it despite having an okay block set. I'm really glad I bought these. They are super sharp, versatile, and the guards are nice so I can keep the knives in a drawer. I still have the knife block but I use these most of the time. The fun colors are a plus and the price can't be beat. Although I'm not much of a cook, I think these are still plenty sufficient for most kitchens. It's a bummer having to hand-wash them, but that's a first-world problem in the first degree. This would be an ideal gift for a new graduate/college student/housewarming." —theworldofdale

Price: $19.19

And check out our picks for the best chef's knives on BuzzFeed Reviews!

27. A cold-brew maker that'll yield the most tasty, iced caffeinated treat — it's a must if you're anything like me and think of coffee as your lifeline.

Yields about four servings of delicious coffee. Features an airtight, leak-proof lid that helps to lock in freshness and flavor, a non-slip silicone handle, and fits in most refrigerator door. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe and BPA-free.Promising review: "I was wasting money every single morning at Starbucks on coffee I didn't even like until the Takeya came into my life. I went from spending $90 to $100 on coffee a month to under $10. Not only does it save me money but it also saves me all the time I spent waiting in the drive-through (I live in Seattle, lines for coffee get long!). Bottom line is it's totally worth it if you're trying to find ways to cut back on spending." —Katie BeePrice: $23.49+ (available in two sizes)
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Yields about four servings of delicious coffee. Features an airtight, leak-proof lid that helps to lock in freshness and flavor, a non-slip silicone handle, and fits in most refrigerator door. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe and BPA-free.


Promising review:
"I was wasting money every single morning at Starbucks on coffee I didn't even like until the Takeya came into my life. I went from spending $90 to $100 on coffee a month to under $10. Not only does it save me money but it also saves me all the time I spent waiting in the drive-through (I live in Seattle, lines for coffee get long!). Bottom line is it's totally worth it if you're trying to find ways to cut back on spending." —Katie Bee

Price: $23.49+ (available in two sizes)

28. A pizza cutter wheel for a clean cut slice of goodness, because apparently picking up the entire pie and devouring it is frowned upon.

Pizza cutter is dishwasher-safe and comes with a lifetime money-back warranty.Promising review: "I'm Italian-American. I make pizza weekly in my house. I have the stone, which has been passed down from earlier generations, and the secret recipes. All is good — my kids, their friends, they all come over to our house when Dad is making pizza. A couple kids even nicknamed me Papa John. I quickly corrected them that it was insulting as my pizza is the best! The only ingredient I was missing was a decent pizza cutter. That was in the past. This is a GAME CHANGER! Works great, is safe, and way better than any other design. I was skeptical at first until I used it. Now, this rocks!!" —Educator DudePrice: $12.95 (originally $30, available in two colors)
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Pizza cutter is dishwasher-safe and comes with a lifetime money-back warranty.

Promising review: "I'm Italian-American. I make pizza weekly in my house. I have the stone, which has been passed down from earlier generations, and the secret recipes. All is good — my kids, their friends, they all come over to our house when Dad is making pizza. A couple kids even nicknamed me Papa John. I quickly corrected them that it was insulting as my pizza is the best! The only ingredient I was missing was a decent pizza cutter. That was in the past. This is a GAME CHANGER! Works great, is safe, and way better than any other design. I was skeptical at first until I used it. Now, this rocks!!" —Educator Dude

Price: $12.95 (originally $30, available in two colors)

29. A mini griddle to cook up mouthwatering meals like pancakes, eggs, grilled cheese, and more.

Includes a one-year warranty, a recipe book, and online recipe database access. All non-electric parts can be wiped clean.Promising review: "I LOVE this little gem. The portion size is perfect for one (me). Just be creative...it cooks stir-fry-size meats quickly and perfectly. It makes a grilled cheese on a small bun and a perfect egg. Cleanup is so easy and quick. I love not messing up a pan and the stove. I like to eat, but for me, cooking for one is not especially fun. This is almost fun and so easy. All I really use now is my Dash, microwave, and coffee pot. Kitchen stays immaculate!" —JaiyenPrice: $11.99 (originally $14.99, available in six colors)
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Includes a one-year warranty, a recipe book, and online recipe database access. All non-electric parts can be wiped clean.

Promising review: "I LOVE this little gem. The portion size is perfect for one (me). Just be creative...it cooks stir-fry-size meats quickly and perfectly. It makes a grilled cheese on a small bun and a perfect egg. Cleanup is so easy and quick. I love not messing up a pan and the stove. I like to eat, but for me, cooking for one is not especially fun. This is almost fun and so easy. All I really use now is my Dash, microwave, and coffee pot. Kitchen stays immaculate!" —Jaiyen

Price: $11.99 (originally $14.99, available in six colors)

30. A cauliflower prep tool that'll help you chop off the stalk of not only cauliflower, but also broccoli and other veggies so you can be on your merry little way toward making something drool-worthy.

This tool features an ergonomic handle that'll be easy on the wrist while using, so those with arthritis can use it without worry. It's dishwasher-safe and easy to store.Promising review: "I love cauliflower, but what a pain it is to cut off the little florets. This actually works, and works well. It doesn't seem very sharp, but it sure preps like it is." —Animal LoverPrice: $7.99
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This tool features an ergonomic handle that'll be easy on the wrist while using, so those with arthritis can use it without worry. It's dishwasher-safe and easy to store.

Promising review: "I love cauliflower, but what a pain it is to cut off the little florets. This actually works, and works well. It doesn't seem very sharp, but it sure preps like it is." —Animal Lover

Price: $7.99

31. A cooling rack for giving your baked goods some much-needed space to take a chill before you eat them. It was hot in the oven, damnit, and they deserve a breather.

This cooling rack is oven- and dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "This is actually my second one. I bought one of these a few months back and it fit perfectly in another baking pan for oven-fried chicken. Everyone was excited with my chicken, and before I knew it all had disappeared. So I just got another one to put on the other oven shelf to make lots more oven fried chicken, which has suddenly a favorite in my home. Anyways, this rack is nice stainless steel, and did not bend or wobble at all." —Jan of QueensPrice: $13.50 (originally $19.95)
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This cooling rack is oven- and dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "This is actually my second one. I bought one of these a few months back and it fit perfectly in another baking pan for oven-fried chicken. Everyone was excited with my chicken, and before I knew it all had disappeared. So I just got another one to put on the other oven shelf to make lots more oven fried chicken, which has suddenly a favorite in my home. Anyways, this rack is nice stainless steel, and did not bend or wobble at all." —Jan of Queens

Price: $13.50 (originally $19.95)

32. A waffle-stick maker to test the scientific findings that waffles taste infinitely better when they're in stick form.

Yields four waffle sticks at a time. Features nonstick baking plates, a power light, a latching handle, non-skid rubber feet, and a cord wrap. To clean, wipe down the trays with a damp cloth.Promising review: "I had never used a waffle maker at home before, just those big bulky hotel ones, and wanted something small and easy to use. This is perfect. Fits right in the cupboard when not in use. Perfect for making quick waffles for my two toddlers, who also like the on-the-go aspect of the stick waffles." —ShoppingCriticPrice: $10.69
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Yields four waffle sticks at a time. Features nonstick baking plates, a power light, a latching handle, non-skid rubber feet, and a cord wrap. To clean, wipe down the trays with a damp cloth.

Promising review: "I had never used a waffle maker at home before, just those big bulky hotel ones, and wanted something small and easy to use. This is perfect. Fits right in the cupboard when not in use. Perfect for making quick waffles for my two toddlers, who also like the on-the-go aspect of the stick waffles." —ShoppingCritic

Price: $10.69

33. A potato brush featuring an eye remover that'll clean and prep your potatoes before it's time to turn them into baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, or...wait for it...FRENCH FRIES.

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Brush is BPA-free and made with bamboo and recycled plastic.

Promising review: "Best potato scrubber ever. I love my carbs. I eat potatoes all the time and I really needed a high-quality scrubber. This works extremely well. Even the little eye remover thing makes it easy. It was one of the cheaper ones I could find, but it's a quality tool." —TheBashfulOne

Price: $5+ (available in two colors)

34. A corn stripper so you can easily get the kernels off the cob, whether for use in salads or just eating plain. (It's especially convenient for people with braces!)

Features durable, stainless steel blades to effortlessly strip the kernels and is top-rack dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "Someone I know is getting dental work done that makes eating corn directly off the cob difficult. Okay, it's me. This product is very easy to use — just twist as you pull the cob through the cutter and the corn falls right off. I love corn on the cob and now it's easier and neater than ever! I usually hate taking up space for something that only does one thing but I've made an exception for this item." —JazzfanPrice: $7.99
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Features durable, stainless steel blades to effortlessly strip the kernels and is top-rack dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "Someone I know is getting dental work done that makes eating corn directly off the cob difficult. Okay, it's me. This product is very easy to use — just twist as you pull the cob through the cutter and the corn falls right off. I love corn on the cob and now it's easier and neater than ever! I usually hate taking up space for something that only does one thing but I've made an exception for this item." —Jazzfan

Price: $7.99

35. A swivel peeler that'll defeat half the battle when it comes to chowing down on fresh produce — getting rid of the skin. Now you have no excuses!

Made with a soft, oversized handle with a comfy, non-slip grip so it's easy to use and hold. Dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "Great and really sharp peeler. Just glazing on the surface with the bare minimum strength of forward motion and it would cut off the skin. The strip is quite thin compared to my old standard peeler. Family was so impressed that they wanted to order another one on the very same day I received the first one." —H. N.Price: $8.99
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Made with a soft, oversized handle with a comfy, non-slip grip so it's easy to use and hold. Dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Great and really sharp peeler. Just glazing on the surface with the bare minimum strength of forward motion and it would cut off the skin. The strip is quite thin compared to my old standard peeler. Family was so impressed that they wanted to order another one on the very same day I received the first one." —H. N.

Price: $8.99

36. A digital meat thermometer to get a fast, accurate, and easy-to-see temperature reading so you know if your dinner is ready to be eaten or needs a lil' more time in the oven.

Gets a temperature reading within four to seven seconds, and is made with food-grade stainless steel. Temperature reading ranges from -58ºF to 572ºF. Comes with a AAA battery.Promising review: "I love the fact that this thermometer reads instantly. With my other thermometers, I am always waiting and wondering how high it is going to go. This one works as it says it will, instantly. I like it very much." —Richard F StencilPrice: $12.49 (available in two styles)
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Gets a temperature reading within four to seven seconds, and is made with food-grade stainless steel. Temperature reading ranges from -58ºF to 572ºF. Comes with a AAA battery.

Promising review: "I love the fact that this thermometer reads instantly. With my other thermometers, I am always waiting and wondering how high it is going to go. This one works as it says it will, instantly. I like it very much." —Richard F Stencil

Price: $12.49 (available in two styles)

37. A whale strainer for getting water out of the pot while keeping pasta in — and this can do so pretty whale.

As if the fact that it's a whale weren't enough reason to buy it, it's also BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "Not only is this cute, but functional! The handle is long enough for safety, and the lip fits against the pan perfectly." —MichellePrice: $8.24
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As if the fact that it's a whale weren't enough reason to buy it, it's also BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Not only is this cute, but functional! The handle is long enough for safety, and the lip fits against the pan perfectly." —Michelle

Price: $8.24

38. A 42-piece cake decorating kit to make your baked treats look as good as they taste.

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This set includes 36 stainless steel icing tips, 2 reusable silicone pastry bags, 2 reusable plastic couplers, and 2 flower nails, allowing for various types of patterns on baked goods. Patterns included in kit: 11 open-star tips, 7 closed star tips, 3 French tips, 3 round tips, 2 plain tips, 4 leaf tips, 3 rose petal tips, and 3 special tips. Time to get to a baking.

Promising review: "This is a cute set, which was packaged perfectly. I will be making Christmas cookies this week. I'm so excited to try these out. Great price too!! The set comes with its own case, all the tips, and two bags. Great value for the price!" —Amazon Customer

Price: $10.99

39. A pair of claws for shredding your meat in a less messy way, because shredded meat, by default, just tastes better than any other kind of meat. Don't @ me on this.

These are melt-proof, made of BPA-free nylon, are FDA-approved, and heat-resistant to temps up to 475ºF. Plus, they're dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "These claws are just what you need for shredding pork, chicken, beef, or any other items. The points are sharp, narrow, and long and work well as a pair. It's much more efficient and quicker than using two forks. I thought I might have been a little extravagant in ordering this but now I realize it is very useful beyond shredding — e. g., holding a watermelon with one hand/claw as you cut with the other hand." —J. RenfrowPrice: $12.95 (available in six colors)
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These are melt-proof, made of BPA-free nylon, are FDA-approved, and heat-resistant to temps up to 475ºF. Plus, they're dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "These claws are just what you need for shredding pork, chicken, beef, or any other items. The points are sharp, narrow, and long and work well as a pair. It's much more efficient and quicker than using two forks. I thought I might have been a little extravagant in ordering this but now I realize it is very useful beyond shredding — e. g., holding a watermelon with one hand/claw as you cut with the other hand." —J. Renfrow

Price: $12.95 (available in six colors)

40. A garlic peeling/mincing/crushing set to ensure adding garlicky goodness to all of your dishes is not just easier, but basically a requirement.

This is FDA-approved for food safety, so go ahead and crush all the garlic your heart desires with peace of mind! You can also use this to mince ginger and chop nuts! Plus, it's dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "I am a personal chef, and therefore I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I was looking for a garlic press that could handle a lot of work. This press is very heavy-duty and made of very sturdy material. It is also super easy to clean, which is a huge blessing and makes my life much easier. I am so happy to finally have a garlic press that will last!" —TonyPrice: $14.97
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This is FDA-approved for food safety, so go ahead and crush all the garlic your heart desires with peace of mind! You can also use this to mince ginger and chop nuts! Plus, it's dishwasher-safe!


Promising review:
"I am a personal chef, and therefore I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I was looking for a garlic press that could handle a lot of work. This press is very heavy-duty and made of very sturdy material. It is also super easy to clean, which is a huge blessing and makes my life much easier. I am so happy to finally have a garlic press that will last!" —Tony

Price: $14.97

41. A five-in-one tool that'll act as a slotted spoon, a solid spoon, a spatula, a turner, and a cutting tool, because we stan a multipurpose tool under $10.

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This tool is made from tough nylon and is heat-resistant to temps up to 480ºF, and it's dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Give it a cap and a costume, this is the only thing I need in the kitchen! I am often looking for tools that can replace the other 30 I have collected in my kitchen. I have used this to flip grilled cheese, stir red beans and rice, strain Brussel sprouts, and taste sauce. I use the flat edge to cut onions that were too large once in the pot and scrape the bottom of the pan. The uni-tool feels nice in my hand, has held up fine in multiple dishwashings, and has allowed me to toss a few kitchen tools that have become obsolete." —Hiawhatha

Price: $7.99

42. A sushi-making kit for making your own creations in the comfort of your own kitchen — just think of all the fun combos you can whip up!

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Includes training frame, nonstick paddle, and the SushiQuik Roll cutter. It can make all roll sizes, includes rolls with rice on the outside. Plus, the sushi mat is detachable so it can be put in the dishwasher.

Promising review: "As promised and advertised! Can't ask for better than that. I'm making my own sushi while saving tons of money! Fresher, healthier, and I've actually lost weight by changing my diet to more whole foods :)" —Eddie

Price: $24.95

43. An egg cracker/separator to ease the task of getting the yolks and whites out of the egg and separating the two.

This can open both fresh and hard-boiled eggs, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "A fun-to-use and very useful product! This may seem funny but it works just great every time and keeps you from making a mess when breaking eggs!! I love this little gadget. Some things are just gadgets that you may use a couple of times and that is it, but this really does make it fun to use and I think you'll find yourself using it many times over and over!" —mark c.Price: $12.29
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This can open both fresh and hard-boiled eggs, and is top-rack dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "A fun-to-use and very useful product! This may seem funny but it works just great every time and keeps you from making a mess when breaking eggs!! I love this little gadget. Some things are just gadgets that you may use a couple of times and that is it, but this really does make it fun to use and I think you'll find yourself using it many times over and over!" —mark c.

Price: $12.29

44. A citrus juice presser that'll help extract every last drop of juice from fruits.

This useful gadget is dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning.Promising review: "I used this product to squeeze an entire bag of lemons and one of limes. It worked very well and was easy to use. I was concerned that it would take a lot of force to get the juice out, but it didn't. This product is well-made with metal, not plastic. After using it, I can see why it has such great reviews." —Parental UnitsPrice: $12.99+ (available in four colors)
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This useful gadget is dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning.

Promising review: "I used this product to squeeze an entire bag of lemons and one of limes. It worked very well and was easy to use. I was concerned that it would take a lot of force to get the juice out, but it didn't. This product is well-made with metal, not plastic. After using it, I can see why it has such great reviews." —Parental Units

Price: $12.99+ (available in four colors)

45. An apple slicer/corer to turn your big, juicy apple into the most delicious form — slices, DUH.

This baby will turn your fruit into 8 (or 16) even slices, while also removing the core. The cover that comes with it protects your precious hands from the blades, so that they can be used for other things, like eating your snack! Slicer is dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "Seriously, why has this never been invented before? It's the best thing in the history of apples! It cuts the apples the perfect size for kids, (and even adults), and the bottom base to push the blade all the way down is a game changer. I always hated cutting apples because the last push was annoying and made slices fly everywhere. This is easy and keeps them all attached. Love, love, love it!" —jbugPrice: $9.23+ (available in two sizes)
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This baby will turn your fruit into 8 (or 16) even slices, while also removing the core. The cover that comes with it protects your precious hands from the blades, so that they can be used for other things, like eating your snack! Slicer is dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Seriously, why has this never been invented before? It's the best thing in the history of apples! It cuts the apples the perfect size for kids, (and even adults), and the bottom base to push the blade all the way down is a game changer. I always hated cutting apples because the last push was annoying and made slices fly everywhere. This is easy and keeps them all attached. Love, love, love it!" —jbug

Price: $9.23+ (available in two sizes)

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