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    22 Small Kitchen Appliances You'll Actually Want To Use

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    1. Prepare epic egg dishes and other creations your family will love with an adorable mini griddle.

    Promising Review: “This griddle is the perfect size for me and I can make eggs in about 10 minutes. It’s so much easier to make them in the mini griddle than in a pan. And I can't wait to try to make pancakes with it!” —Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $13.33+ (available in six colors).

    2. Warm up a mini slow cooker to make small portions just for yourself or give your breakfast routine a major upgrade.

    Promising Review: “We mainly use this slow cooker for oatmeal. Add cool water and steel-cut oats the night before, leave it on warm overnight, and awaken to breakfast. It makes enough oatmeal for four big portions!” —Brady Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $12.27+ (available in two colors).

    3. Make your smoothie to-go with a single-serving blender that includes a convenient travel lid.,

    Promising Review: “After using this blender every morning for a week, I am really happy with it. It makes great smoothies and blends evenly and quickly. It is easy to clean and takes up little to no room on the counter." —Took

    Get it from Amazon for $14.85.

    4. Transform your kitchen into the bakery of your dreams with a sweet mini cake pop maker or donut maker.,

    Promising Review: “This machine makes great baked donuts. I used a recipe I found online and it worked perfectly. It's simple to use, as long as you put the batter in a pastry bag or Ziploc bag with tip cut. This will allow you to fill up each cavity of the donut maker. I also use a kitchen timer so I know when each donut is ready!” —LG

    Get them from Amazon: cake pop maker for $14.68+ and donut maker for $14.99.

    5. Get your water boiling quicker than ever when you place it inside a sleek electric kettle.

    Promising Review: “I use this kettle daily to boil water for coffee and tea. I love that it lights up blue while boiling and that the water boils quickly. And the glass looks nice enough to leave it sitting out on the counter.” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.54.

    6. Struggle with a fussy bag of kernels no more by snagging an amazing hot air popper.,

    Promising Review: “After being admonished for giving the kids bagged popcorn, I bought this machine. And I absolutely love it! I can control the amount of butter and salt. It's a little more work and can make a bit of a mess. But it's healthier, cheaper, and tastes better.” —DukeOfStratosfear

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+. Available in two colors.

    7. Chop and grind up food in style using a pretty mini food processor that includes a spacious three-cup bowl.

    Promising Review: “I use this almost every day to chop veggies and make salad dressing and dog food. The size is perfect and it works great!” —Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+.

    8. Bring your grilling indoors with a versatile three-in-one super pot — which includes a grill plate and built-in pouring spout.

    Promising Review: “I bought this product about three months ago and have used it every single day. It's small enough that I can leave it on my countertop. But it is still big enough to cook for a family of four. I love it so much that I bought a second one.” —Cynthia Timmons

    Get it from Amazon for $24.90.

    9. Ditch your store-bought juices for the real deal by making a drip-free juicer your main squeeze.

    Promising Review: “If you are still hand-juicing anything, this is the gadget for you! This thing is awesome. I love fresh-squeezed lemonade, but I always quickly tire when squeezing the lemons. So I purchased this juicer. It works great and is so quick and easy to use.” —Toni P

    Get it from Amazon for $15.89.

    10. Pick up an electric wine bottle opener to avoid the headache of a broken cork.

    Promising Review: “I love this bottle opener. It stays charged for a long time and makes opening a wine bottle super easy. It makes a great house warming gift when paired with an actual bottle of wine!” —Healthy Living

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    11. Add a countertop steamer to your kitchen crew for a healthier way to cook and reheat your food.

    Promising Review: “I bought this steamer to cook baby food for my little one and am so happy with this product. Just put everything — even fruit — inside, add water, and set the time. I don't have to worry about forgetting to turn it off while taking care of my baby or doing housework. It’s not a big appliance, but it does a great job!” —Tiny

    Get it from Amazon for $18.80.

    12. Mix up some tasty meals for your smallest family member with a Magic Bullet Baby Care System — which you can use to quickly make and store baby food.

    Promising Review: “This is one of the best things I’ve bought for my baby. I thought I would struggle to find the time to make his meals. But it's been really easy. I can do it once a week if it's a busy week and store what I need to in the fridge or freezer. Be sure to cut small pieces when preparing food because the blades can get stuck if the pieces are too big.” —Marsha K Flemmings

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    13. Keep your grilling portions just right while cooking some delicious meals on a timeless George Foreman plate grill.

    Promising Review: “This grill is just the right size. You can't beat it for fast cooking, even if you are making frozen meat or fish. I’m so glad to use instead of having to turn on the oven or cooking on top of the stove!” —Chex06

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49.

    14. Make sure your wine bottles are forever chill with a lovely wine fridge.

    Promising Review: “This cooler is awesome for the price and space. I don't drink much white wine. So the small four-bottle unit was perfect for my city studio apartment, which I am only in a couple days each month. The wine temp can easily be set, and it has an LED light, too.” —Mike Cape

    Get it from Amazon for $55+. Available in six sizes.

    15. Add an extra burner to your busy kitchen by making room for a ceramic infrared hot plate.

    Promising Review: “I have been using this hot plate for two months while my kitchen is under renovation. It works well for a small to medium skillet and will easily boil a medium to large pot of water for pasta. It cycles the heat to keep the selected temperature in place. It is a good value and the perfect solution when a stove is not available.” —Bosco

    Get it from Amazon for $29.59.

    16. Become a cooking champ with a five-in-one griddle you can use to make paninis and waffles...and even grill meat!,

    Promising Review: “This griddle is an excellent addition to our kitchen. You can use it to make a lot of different foods. It's especially great for grilled cheese sandwiches. The griddle works well on pancakes and it’s easy to clean.” —Jazzperk

    Get it from Amazon for $84.

    17. Take double-tasking to new levels with a rice cooker that includes a convenient steam tray.,

    Promising Review: “My last ricer cooker broke in 2012, and it took me five years to buy a new one. This was the replacement I chose and it cooks rice incredibly well!” —Mark-a-licious

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    18. Get pressed over a soft-serve maker to create your own tasty deserts with frozen fruits, fresh berries, and even bananas.,

    Promising Review: “This soft-serve maker creates a nice texture with the frozen fruit. And making sorbet is super easy with it.” —CA Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $48.07.

    19. Let your love of bread be known — at least in your kitchen — with a two-pound bread maker that includes a setting to make gluten-free loaves.

    Promising Review: “I bought this bread maker because I found a low-carb bread machine recipe I wanted to try. I made two loaves and they turned out great! I have also made whole wheat bread, banana bread, and an orange cake loaf for my husband. It doesn't get much easier than this, folks. No mixing bowls and beaters to clean. You're left with just one pan to clean up!” —Kathy J. Coons

    Get it from Amazon for $48.99.

    20. Drop a few dollars on a Ninja Master Prep so you can mince, dice, blend, and puree like a boss.

    Promising Review: “This is an excellent blender. I use it every morning and I've never been able to reproduce the results it gives me with another blender. It is absolutely irreplaceable!” —Paul G

    Get it from Amazon for $34.84.

    21. Show your sweet tooth some serious attention with a gummy candy maker that makes tasty bears, worms, and fish.

    Promising Review: “The gummy molds are great and they set really fast — mainly thanks to the ice under the molds. The little pot in the middle is ok, but it's faster and easier to just make it on the stove. Also, we discovered that gelatin mixed with flavored Jello makes it look nice, but has no flavor. Using gelatin, water, and concentrated candy flavors works better.” —Martina

    Get it from Amazon for $18.20.

    22. And invest in a space-saving microwave oven that you can use to quickly warm up meals while taking up hardly any counter space.

    Promising Review: “I bought this microwave for my mother to use in her condo. It is small enough for the space and heats food adequately, so my mother's aide is also very happy with it. My mother is blind. But I put a piece of rough tape on the microwave button that will heat something for one minute. She can now microwave soup or heat up a muffin when she is alone. I did not have a lot of choices for a microwave this small, but this one works for us.” —AS Parker

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    So go ahead and add a little spark to your appliance game.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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