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    Updated on May 15, 2020. Posted on May 13, 2020

    21 Products That Might Actually Make You A Better Cook

    Cheaper than culinary school!

    1. A garlic press that'll save your fingers if your knife skills aren't the sharpest. Garlic makes pretty much every dish taste better, so you'll definitely be reaching for this bad boy on the regular.

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    Get it from OXO for $16.99 USD.

    2. And a vegetable chopper that'll help you dice peppers, zucchinis, cucumbers, and onions — and it'll save you from the dreaded onion induced tears. It'll save you time for when you need to quickly cut up lots of veggies, like for yummy soups and stews.

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    Get it from OXO for $19.99 USD.

    3. A pizza stone that'll give you the results of a wood-burning oven from the comfort of your own kitchen. The material absorbs excess humidity for a crunchy crust that even nonna would be proud of.

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    Get it from Simons for $37.

    4. And a silicone dough rolling bag that'll give you a perfectly even crust for your pizza or pie. The measurement markings help you roll to exactly the size you need, and it'll keep your countertop clean.

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    Get it from OXO for $14.99.

    5. A thermometer so you'll never overcook your beef or undercook your chicken (shudder). It'll give you a temperature reading in just a few seconds and it easily switches between Celsius and Fahrenheit, although we all know which one is better. #TeamMetric

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    Get it from OXO for $99 USD.

    6. A salad dressing shaker that'll make you feel like a real grown-up, because you don't need to use the pre-made stuff, right? It's water tight and break resistant, so you don't have to worry about making a mess. Quick dressings and sauces, here we come!

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    Get it from OXO for $9.99 USD.

    7. An ergonomic grater, because the only thing better than garlic is fresh parmesan cheese all over your spaghetti and meatballs. It'll also work on ingredients like carrots, zucchini, ginger, coconut, and chocolate that'll fool folks into thinking you're a pro chef.

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    Get it from OXO for $12.99 USD.

    8. A spatula that'll make sure you get every bit of batter out of your mixing bowl and into your muffin tin. The pineapple print is super cute and the wooden handle keeps the spatula sturdy.

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    Get it from Simons for $6.

    9. A 3-in-1 avocado slicer that has everything you need to cut the avocado, remove the pit, and evenly slice it up for serving. Find some natural light and get your avo-toast ready for its rightful spot on Instagram.

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    Read a full review of this handy tool here!

    Get it from OXO for $9.99 USD.

    10. A batter dispenser that'll help you make even, mess-free pancakes or muffins. Just squeeze the handle to pour the batter straight on to your griddle — no ladles involved!

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    Get it from OXO for $19.99 USD.

    11. A glass scale with a pullout display that'll ensure you get the exact right weight for whatever you're cooking or baking. It has a zero function, so any measuring cup or bowl can be used, and you'll feel like a total pro whipping up your first ever banana bread.

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    Get it from OXO for $39.99 USD.

    12. A fruit and veggie peeler that'll make food prep a breeze. It has a cushioned handle that won't slip, even if your hands are wet, and a little nub at the end that'll remove unsightly eyes from potatoes.

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    Get if from OXO for $9.99 USD.

    13. An herb and kale stripping comb that'll strip leaves from their stems in one easy pull. The comb side will help you get parsley, cilantro, thyme, rosemary, oregano, and tarragon leaves off easily, and the part with four holes will help you strip kale, chard, collards, or other leafy greens with minimal fuss.

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    Get it from OXO for $6.99 USD.

    14. Some reusable food roll wrap that will replace cling wrap and other single use kitchen wraps. It's made from beeswax-infused organic cotton, tree resin, coconut and jojoba oil, and will keep your food fresher for longer.

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    Get it from Simons for $20.

    15. A silicone egg poacher that'll give you restaurant-quality Eggs Benedict every time. Poached eggs can be intimidating, but this little tool will help you get the job done. It'll cradle the eggs while the funnel shape prevents the yolk from breaking and the open bottom ensures a perfect poach."

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    Get it from OXO for $9.99 USD.

    16. A chef's bottle that'll help you replicate that beautifully plated meal you saw on Bon Appetit's YouTube channel. You can use it to drizzle olive oil into a pan, dressing onto salads, sauce into your meals, or chocolate syrup into your desserts (or directly into your mouth — I'm not judging).

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    Get it from OXO for $3.99 USD.

    17. A flavour injector that'll add a serious kick to your next Sunday dinner. If you don't have time to marinate meat, just inject your marinade right into it. Once it's cooked, it'll be all tender and juicy.

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    Get it from OXO for $15.99 USD.

    18. A cut-resistant glove if you want to brush up on your knife skills, without ending up in the emergency room. It's made of high-performance polyethylene fibres that'll protect you from even the sharpest of blades.

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    Get it from Simons for $15.

    19. A traditional Moroccan tagine that'll make slow-cooking all of stews and veggies a breeze. It's oven safe up to 1800-degrees Fahrenheit and will quickly become one of your go-to items since it's perfect for one-pot meals, which means less clean up.

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    It's also dishwasher and microwave safe, so clean up is a breeze.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $48 USD.

    20. A veggie ricer that'll help you make the perfect cauliflower or broccoli rice every single time. Pair it with a vegetable curry and a glass of vino for a yummy night in.

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    Get it from Anthropologie for $16 USD.

    21. And lastly, a cute apron that'll protect your clothes while you're whipping up something delicious. Spills are a natural part of cooking, so just embrace them!

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    Get it from Simons for $12.99.

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