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    Updated on Sep. 25, 2019. Posted on Sep. 25, 2019

    26 Kitchen Tools And Gadgets That’ll Make Cooking A Breeze

    Spiralizers, utensils, and frothers, oh my!

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    1. A non-stick, heat-resistant, food-safe silicone cooking utensil kit that is as cute as it is stylish.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.99+ (also available in black and red).

    2. A vegetable spiralizer that will transform almost any vegetable into delicious ribbons. Get ready for oodles of zoodles!

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    Customers love the variety of blades (comes with five) that makes easy work of time-consuming slicing and chopping.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.99.

    3. The perfect one-stop-shop for breakfast sandwiches — this sandwich maker makes two sandwiches in under two minutes and has a built-in timer so that you know the *precise* second you can mow down on your delicious creation.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $53.98 (includes a five-year limited warranty).

    4. The critically-acclaimed and award-winning cult-fave Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, the visionary cookbook that's topped every bestseller list (including our holiday cookbook gift guide).

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    It features over 150 illustrations and 100 classic recipes you can use to take your culinary skills from lackluster to *chef's kiss*.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.99+.

    5. Cooking meat can be a drag. How are you supposed to know when it's done?? With this handy little temperature gun, you'll take the guesswork out of the process — and as an added bonus, you won't have to stab the meat like some caveman to check to see if its still alive.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $28.85+.

    6. If, like I do, you think that waffle-cut fries just taste better, then this stainless steel crinkle cutter is the perfect tool for you. Add a little pizzazz to your fruit and vegetables (let's be honest, we mean *potato*) and taste the difference!

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    The blade is also rust-resistant so if you get lost in the flavour of your amazing waffle cut fries and forget about the dishes, no worries.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    7. A stainless steel pasta measure so you don’t find yourself drowning in spaghetti the next time you try your hand at carbonara. If you find portioning pasta to be the single most stressful event to take place in your kitchen, then this one’s for you.

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    Each partition comes labelled with the perfect amount of pasta per person.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.97.

    8. The kitchen can get pretty dirty and this super-powerful handheld vacuum makes short work of pet hair, and bread crumbs — even spills.

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    It comes with a variety of attachments for your every cleaning need and is quiet enough to ensure you don't scare the shit out of your cat.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $47.99+.

    9. Some cute Matyroshka measuring cups, perfect for bringing some Old World charm to your kitchen.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16+ (also available in red).

    10. A garlic peeling and pressing kit so excellent that it has quickly become one of the most-used items in my kitchen. Just roll and press!

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    No more sticky fingers or annoying garlic peeling.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99+.

    11. This portable indoor/outdoor electric bug zapper, because we all love a good BBQ and al fresco dinner, but we DON’T love the mosquitoes and other bugs. It’s designed to attract and eliminate any and all insect threats in the vicinity.

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    And with a protective mesh, you'll rest easy knowing neither you or your family will become an unsuspecting casualty of its electrified mesh. Chemical-free and easy to clean, this little guy is a powerful ally.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $52.99+.

    12. A USB-rechargeable handheld frother to make the latte art of your dreams without ever leaving the house. No coffee sommelier certification necessary.

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    The frother also comes with a balloon whisk so you can whip up some delicious eggs or chocolate mousse or whatever else— no muss, no fuss!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    13. A collapsible (read: space-saving!) silicone popcorn maker to make movie night a breeze. It's got a lid to keep the kernels contained and cool-touch handles so no more scalding yourself on the edge of the bowl because you're too impatient to just WAIT FOR IT TO COOL.

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    Customers love how travel-friendly and easy to clean it is.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.85.

    14. With avocado-related accidents on the rise, you need this perfect three-in-one avocado tool. The patented pit remover, serrated blade, and plastic slicer make easy work of our favourite brunch food.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.74+.

    15. A 14-piece stainless steel kitchen knife set so you can pretend you're a gourmet chef (even if you've only just mastered mac n' cheese).

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    Customers love the value of this set: each set comes with a pine wood block, a pair of kitchen shears, an eight-inch chef's knife, eight-inch slicing knife, eight-inch bread knife, standard utility knife, and a peeling knife, not to mention a set of six steak knives and a sharpener!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $33.99.

    16. A pack of two Mr. Clean Magic Erasers because this is the best cleaning tool in the world, and no one needs to know that your hard-boiled eggs exploded all over your kitchen because you got too distracted by Netflix (just me? Great).

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    These extra durable pads make short work of all kitchen messes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.97+.

    17. A beginner's complete fermentation kit for making delicious probiotic veggies at home. All you need are some Mason jars, and you're on your way to a healthy gut!

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    Each kit comes with four airlock tops, four glass weights, an acacia wood vegetable tamper and a recipe book. It's a great starting point for those who are just dipping their toes into the world of fermentation.

    Get the kit from Amazon Canada for $58.85.

    18. This bestselling knife sharpener with a fine and coarse edge to get your knives ship-shape. No more smooshing your tomatoes.

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    With its compact size and ergonomic handle, it's about to become your new best friend.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    19. A jar opener for those of us who are strong, independent women, thankyouverymuch, and refuse to be defeated by a pickle jar.

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    It's incredibly handy for those who suffer from arthritis or other mobility issues. It also comes with a silicone non-slip mat and is dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.88.

    20. This utensil rest if you're a slob like me and don't want your kitchen covered in sauce and bacon grease for the rest of your life.

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    It's made of food-safe silicone and comes in two sizes.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.50+.

    21. A refillable butane torch lighter, great for making everything from crème brûlée to torched seafood to flambés — or just lighting your BBQ if you're more Bobby Flay and less Julia Child.

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    It also has an adjustable flame length and a finger guard.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99+.

    22. This sponge caddy you can attach to your backsplash or under your sink. It's the perfect way to hide that gross sponge you probably should have thrown out a month ago.

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    Not only is it easy to install, but it's also dishwasher safe and removable, and comes with a brand new Scotch Brite sponge. No more excuses!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.69.

    23. A fancy corkscrew kit perfect for pretending like you're the kind of person to sniff out the ~teRroiR~ and *vaRietaLs* of the wine. It even comes with an aerator and stopper, in case you don't finish the bottle (we won't judge if you do).

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    Each kit contains all the essentials for popping open your favourite bottle: an aerator, foil cutter, stopper, extra spiral, a corkscrew AND a 12-month warranty.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.63.

    24. Slicing onions is hard work, but fear not! This handy stainless steel onion holder is about to take all the tears away from the process. It also works great on other vegetables.

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    It's got a comfortable non-slip grip, and since you're not touching the onion, there's no worries about accidentally getting onion juice in your eyes. *Cue tears of joy*

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    25. If you're like me and your favourite kitchen companion is Netflix (or Amazon Prime, HBO Go, Crave...you get the picture), then this tablet/phone stand is about to rock your world.

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    It's compatible with a variety of devices, portable, and adjustable to over 100 different viewing angles.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99 (also available in white).

    26. And this portable espresso machine, great for fueling that caffeine addiction we all pretend we don't have.

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    No need for any expensive cartridges — this powerful handheld machine is manually operated and customizable to increase the size of the water tank if you are more of the caffé lungo type.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $74.90.

    You're welcome.

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