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    31 Kitchen Products You Should Get ASAP If You're Pretty Terrible At Cooking

    Let these products do all the work for you!

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    1. A complete set of Tasty non-stick cookware that'll help you avoid burnt food and other culinary snafus. They have easy-to-grip handles to prevent slippage and can be tossed in the dishwasher when you're done whipping up a meal.

    A full set of cookware arranged on a kitchen counter

    2. These onion goggles that'll help you incorporate flavourful alliums into your dishes, without getting all tearful about it. They even have anti-fog lenses to keep things from getting ~steamy~ while you're cooking.

    3. An egg separator that'll make preparing oeufs a lot less yucky. It'll save you from having to actually touch runny egg whites (gross) and maybe give you a laugh in the process.

    Someone using the egg separator to drain out the egg whites

    4. This citrus peeler that'll save your fingers from a sticky fate. It's made of stainless steel that won't bend, break, or rust, no matter how much fruit you're flying through. Trust me, your nails will thank you for this.

    Someone using the peeler to peel an orange

    5. This artisanal Caesar mix that'll spice up your next brunch. It's ready to drink straight out of the bottle, so you won't have to tinker with a ton of spices and sauces to get the right flavour.

    A person holding up a bottle of walter's craft caesar mix

    6. And this Caesar rimming spice that'll tickle your tastebuds while you indulge in a nice savoury beverage. It's the perfect balance of sweet, spicy, and smoky, thanks to a combo of flaky sea salt, smoked paprika, and organic cane sugar.

    Victoria holding up a jar of the Caesar rimming spice

    7. This sweet mocktail-making kit that'll jazz up your boring H2O. It comes with everything you'll need to whip up a bevvy that's all flavour and no hangover.

    The complete mocktail making kit neatly arranged on a simple surface

    8. This rocking garlic press that'll save you a ton of prep time and protect your fingers from these delicious (yet pungent) nuggets. The rocking motion means you won't need to have Hulk strength for it to be effective, either!

    A person rocks the press over a garlic clove on a cutting board

    9. A compact air fryer that'll help you achieve optimal crispiness (without taking up all your counter space). It has a ton of safety features, too, like cool-touch handles, non-slip feet, and an automatic shut-off for stress-free cooking.

    A mini air fryer on a kitchen counter

    10. A pancake batter mixer that will take the mess out of making Sunday brunch. It'll double as a dispenser bottle and even features a pressure-release cap that'll prevent sputtering and spraying.

    11. This meat chopper that will un-clump your fave ground protein and help things cook more evenly. Plus, reviewers say it can even be used as a potato masher and mushroom chopper.

    A person chops ground meat in a pan with the chopping tool

    12. This genius 3-in-1 rolling pin that'll flatten, flour, and measure your dough, making it easier than ever to bake up some treats. Thanks to the integrated duster, keeping your pastry from sticking has never been easier.

    13. A manual food chopper that uses a rip cord-like mechanism to help you with all that tedious chopping. It has stainless steel blades that'll slice right through veggies, so you won't have to struggle with a knife to get your food ready to go.

    A person uses the food chopper to chop up tomatoes parsley red onion and peppers

    14. This folding steamer basket that'll make giving your fave veggies a steam bath easier than ever. It'll fit inside just about any pot, and reviewers say the plastic design is far superior to rust-prone metal versions.

    Someone using the steamer basket inside a pot

    15. An egg cooker that'll take the guesswork out of breakfast prep. You'll have perfectly-cooked oeufs in less time than it takes to boil water on the stove, and it even comes with handy accessories for poaching and making omelettes, too.

    An egg cooker on a table surrounded by perfectly cooked eggs

    16. A bottle of produce wash that'll remove the pesticides, preservatives, and other gunk living on your fruits and veggies (spoiler alert: There's probably lots). It's completely odourless and tasteless, so it won't ruin the flavour of your yummy greens.

    A person spritzing the product onto a bowl of fruits and veggies

    17. A super flexible spatula that's designed to help keep delicate foods (like omelettes and fish filets) intact. The thin edges slide neatly under foods, and reviewers love that the silicone tips don't scratch up their cookware.

    18. A trio of Y-peelers that'll help you zip through meal prep, while being way easier to use than paring knives. Reviewers say the edges are razor-sharp, so you won't have to struggle with your veggies while making dinner.

    A trio of y-peelers on a marble countertop

    19. This herb-saving pod that'll keep your parsley from wilting the second you bring it home. It'll fit inside any standard fridge door and will keep all your aromatics fresh and tasty for up to three weeks.

    20. This meatball maker that'll help you churn out delicious little balls of flavour with minimal kitchen mess. Reviewers love how time-saving it is and say it packs neatly into the freezer, too.

    A person removes meatballs from the silicone mould

    21. A recipe book that'll introduce you to the magical concept of sheet pan meals. You'll be able to cook up yummy, healthy, and super-simple dinners, without making a humongous pile of dirty dishes — perfect for weeknights!

    The cover of a book titled Sheet Pan Everything

    22. This cute little tofu press that'll help you make delicious pressed soy, just the way you like it. Say goodbye to guessing which brand is soggy or flavourless — this little gadget will squeeze out excess water and help marinade get into every nook and cranny of your block.

    23. A pack of colour-coded cutting boards that'll help prevent any cross contamination in the kitchen. They're super slim, so they'll even fit in your overstuffed cabinets or drawers.

    24. A set of minimalist spice jar labels that'll help you keep track of your seasonings (and maybe inspire you to use them more). They're made of dishwasher-safe, waterproof vinyl and won't tear or peel five minutes after you've applied them.

    A set of spice jars with neat minimalist labels on the front

    25. A stylish food planner that'll help you get your meals in order every week. It includes everything from shopping lists to recipe pages, so you won't find yourself defaulting to ordering in (again).

    The food planner leaning against a wall, surrounded by fresh food

    26. A super-powered KitchenAid hand mixer that'll ~whisk~ you through meal prep. Don't worry about getting tangled in the cable — it clips to either side, so you can use the mixer left- or right-handed and attack your ingredients from the right angle.

    A person holding the hand mixer against a colourful backdrop

    27. An instant-read meat thermometer that'll let you know when the roast is done. Some of reviewers' fave features include the backlit screen (*chef's kiss* for nighttime barbecuing), pop-out probe, and magnetic backing.

    Someone inserting the meat thermometer into a freshly roasted chicken

    28. This 2-in-1 tablet stand that'll prop up your recipes, while keeping utensils within reach. The ceramic crock is big enough for all your spoons and spatulas, and the base features a handy channel for concealing charging cables.

    29. A silicone bread maker that'll make you feel like a bonafide baker. Reviewers love that it keeps their loaves perfectly moist and say it works great as a proofing basket, too.

    A loaf of bread in the silicone bread maker

    30. A slim popcorn maker, if you somehow always burn it (no matter how hard you try). It can cook up to 16 cups of corn at a time, so you won't have to fight over those tasty kernels.

    A popcorn maker dropping freshly popped kernels into a glass bowl

    31. And lastly, a 2-in-1 silicone whisk that's basically the adult version of a Transformer. A quick twist and you can turn your whisk into a flexible spatula that'll handle delicate items (like fish) with basically zero effort.

    Two hands holding the spatula in two configurations

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