31 Things From Walmart That'll Probably Make You Want To Cook More
Because we all don't have a rat under our hat to control us into making a delicious ratatouille.
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Promising review: "Been wanting this for a long time. Saves a lot of time cutting veggies." – Tricia
Price: $22.97 (originally $26.66)
slicer to create ~all~ the cauliflower rice your heart may not desire, but absolutely needs.
Promising review: "This was a gift to my mother for Christmas. She loves it very much. She was making this by hand, so this was the perfect gift. It works great." – GAmom
Instant Pot so you can dump everything into one vessel and have it cook itself in half an hour. What a time to be alive.
Promising review: "I have used this everyday since purchasing . I hardly use my oven or stove anymore at all and put my slow cooker in the storage cabinet in the garage. My sister has used hers to make gourmet meals while camping. It's great if you need to throw a meal together in a hurry. Many healthy recipes are available online." – Grandma
Price: $69 (originally $79, available in two colors)
can strainer that'll reduce extra dishes in the kitchen, making prepping a breeze.
Promising review: "Bought this specifically to drain liquid from a tuna can. It works great! Easy to use, fits the can perfectly. Wish I had gotten this sooner.....a nice to have item in my utensil drawer. I would definitely buy this again. Very happy with it." – Ronnie
Price: $3.99 (originally $4.27)
herb stripper because I know that you just don't have that much ~thyme~ to cook. I'll see myself out.
vegetable slicer to finally make the perfect sandwiches without the onion smell on your fingers.
Promising review: "Love love love this mandoline!!! No removing blades, the dial does it all!! Main reason I got it was to to make shaved pickle and pepper slices and thin tomatoes for sandwiches. Works like a dream, very easy to clean, no wiping, just run under the faucet. I am a lazy bachelor and highly recommend this." – Zalzankavol
hand blender that'll make you want to make every soup possible.
Promising review: "My new favorite toy, the Braun MulQuick 5 Vario Hand Blender with 21 Speeds! So far I have made a few batches of salsa. Fast and easy and blends everything beautifully. Then I made some cream of potato soup, blended and puréed perfectly. Easy to use right in the pot. I highly recommend this hand blender." – Mistymango62
apple wedger so you can bake the best apple pie in existence.
Promising review: "Easy to use. I like to snack on apples. This apple slicer is easy to use and with very little pressure. Because I have arthritis in my hands this a great asset to my kitchen." – Katielene
Promising review: "When I saw these I had to have them since I love my silverware so much." – NBA
This air fryer ensures a balanced circulation of hot air around your food, resulting in perfectly fried pieces of heaven without needing to use an oven or deep fryer. Just preheat and air fry!
Promising review: "Have used this Ninja Air Fryer quite a few times already and I have to say I'm very impressed. Have made french fries, coconut shrimp and panko encrusted triple tail in the week that I've had it. Excited to find lots of recipes to try in this time saving appliance." – Zannie5363
Price: $99 (originally $109)
garlic press because I know how annoying mincing garlic actually is.
Promising review: "This really brightens up the kitchen. I'm not really a cook, but I definitely enjoy it a little more when I am using these. It may sound a little silly, but because they are so cheery and because I have the proper utensils I feel more like taking more time in the kitchen." – Sissywlb
Price: $49.99 (originally $89)
Crock-Pot 7-quart slow cooker for when you just want a make a huge batch of chili for the week.
Promising review: "I've cooked several things in my crockpot and all have turned out super! I've had the fancier programmable types that didn't work so well for me. This one is simple to use. Set it and forget it. Very pleased with purchase!" – Nannan
vegetable spiralizer because who needs pasta when you have zoodles? Just kidding, I *also* need pasta.
Promising review: " I was so impressed on how easy this was to use. I highly recommend this product! I made a zucchini grilled chicken pesto dish with the thick noodle blade. Delicious!" – Gracie1960
Price: $15.39 (originally $19.88)
lemon juicer with a built-in measuring cup for the perfect amount of citrus in every dish.
hamburger chopper that'll break down ground beef into the perfect crumbles. Taco night, anyone?
Promising review: "Best tool ever! Works on ground meat, berries and potatoes. Use it all the time and have given as a gift many times." – Jules
Magic Bullet that'll help you win the title of ~Best Salsa~ the next time you're actually able to host a dinner party.
Promising review: "This is the best blender ever. I use it everyday for fruit drinks, chop garlic, ginger, olives and all that. It ends up with my other $200 big blender just sitting to gather dust. So easy to use and clean, just rinse. I also like the old fashion way of press down instead of push a button." – Giulia
Price: $39.88 (originally $49.99)
thermometer so you never have to worry if something is cooked fully again.
Promising review: "I love this digital thermometer. It is straight forward to use and now I don't have to second guess my chicken. I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes to cook meat. This is a cheap and useful must-have in your kitchen!" – ElleG
snap strainer for your pots that'll make draining your pasta or vegetables a breeze.
8-cup rice cooker that'll save you time by cooking the rice for you while you nap — I mean, cook other things.
Promising review: "Very simple to use after reading the short instruction booklet. I've made about eight batches of rice so far and every one has turned out perfect. I've cooked both plain white rice as well as added seasonings and additional ingredients prior to cooking." – Tdjk
electric peeler for when you need to peel a hundred potatoes as quickly as possible — a typical Tuesday night.
Promising review: " This is a wonderful small appliance to peel a lot of potatoes quickly--10 seconds per potato. It's also fun to use--would be great for an older child to help out. As an added bonus, I scrub the potatoes first, then fry up all the peelings in olive oil, salt them and have a lovely snack!" – Merrysonshine
Price: $17.81 ( originally $25.99)
food processor that'll save you on the daunting prep work that keeps you from cooking more.
Promising review: "Arrived just in time, I was making carne asada tacos for dinner and used it to chop up the cilantro and onion. I was impressed, cut chopping time in half the time it would've taken me to chop by hand!!" – Hilda78
Price: $39.99 (originally $59.98)
Herb shears because we all hate cutting herbs, let's be real.
Promising review: "I finally have a tool to cut my fresh basil and parsley. I used to use a knife which often left me with pieces too big for my dishes. The handle is comfortable and the blades cut my scallions and herbs in a second. To clean just use the tip of the cover to pull off any residue, rinse and put them in the dishwasher." – Busybusy
Price: $8.68 (originally $11.36)
kitchen scale so you can accurately measure your next recipe excursion and not mess up.
Promising review: "This is the third scale I've purchased for my kitchen. It's also by far, the very best of the bunch. I love that it weighs in several different units of measurement at the easy push of a button. It will weigh from one gram up to 12lbs with awesome accuracy." – AZmonkee
Price: $9.47+ (available in six colors)
grease screen guard so you no longer have to be afraid of cooking with oil.
Promising review: " Tight mesh so no grease comes through. The grease doesn't get on the counters" – Lorrick60
hand mixer that'll save your wrists from unnecessary pain while mixing by hand.
Promising review: "Nice design, excellent performance as explained, mix and mash stuff very smoothly, the container is designed in a way that can hold the mixer bars and be secured very well." – Hambi
Price: $14.96+ (originally $17.99, available in two colors)
electric can opener so you don't have to waste your precious time opening cans manually.
Promising review: "I started using my Easy Cut can opener just a few days ago and it has made my life so much easier. I have always used the old school manual can opener that makes your fingers hurt, but this can opener is quick and so easy to use with no pain. It doesn't make any mess and once the can is opened, it remains in place until you actually remove it." – Shae1983
Price: $14.97+ (available in two colors)
microwave guard, because even microwaves can be a messy and intimidating task for some of us.
Promising review: "My microwave has been spotless for over a year! I LOVE my hover cover! Rinses off easily if food pops on it. I do not enjoy cleaning my microwave, so this item is a time- and lifesaver! You will appreciate how clean your microwave stays and saving money on plastic wrap and paper towels to cover your food! Earth friendly!" – Mandibees
Price: $14.80 (originally $19.27)
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