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    43 Genius Kitchen Accessories That'll Make You Feel Like You Hired A Sous Chef

    And many of them are under $40!

    1. This easy-to-use salad spinner that'll help you get your leafy greens clean and ready for munchin'. What makes this particular spinner special is the thoughtful little details, like a non-slip base, a one-handed knob, and a built-in brake so you don't end up spraying your kitchen with water droplets.

    2. This silicone baking mat that'll be a huge help during your next baking adventure. The non-stick mat is designed to make kneading, rolling, and shaping ~easy as pie~ while also keeping your workspace clean. Reviewers love that there's no need to flour it, and say it's hardy enough to stand up to cookie cutters, too.

    A person smashes a ball of dough onto the centre of the silicone baking mat

    3. This handheld bag sealer that'll help keep your food fresher for longer. This 2-in-1 gadget actually doubles as a bag cutter, too, so you can snip the excess and then seal it with some gentle heat to prevent spills and messes. Plus, it's a great way to prevent that unpleasant freezer-burn taste!

    A person uses the bag sealer to close a bag full of peanuts

    4. These cute stackable ice cream tubs that'll help you store frosty summer treats with ease. These tiny little containers are awesome for storing your homemade desserts, and will save you a TON of space in the freezer, too. And reviewers say the silicone lids are easy to open, too, so you can spend less time wrestling with a frozen lid and more time enjoying a well-earned treat.

    A mini ice cream tub full of vanilla ice cream sits on a countertop with scattered sprinkles around it

    5. This yolk separator that'll easily gulp up egg yolks, while leaving the whites untouched. Squeeze the soft silicone cheeks, bring the mouth to the yolk, and release — easy peasy!

    6. These food-saving produce boxes that'll help keep your fruits and veggies from going mushy the moment after you buy them. They're equipped with a long-lasting carbon filter that absorbs ethylene gas (the stuff that makes food rot), while helping to prevent moisture build-up.

    7. A foldable three-tier cooling rack, so you can finally go hog wild with cookie-baking without taking up your whole kitchen in the process. Reviewers love this space-saving little wonder — it's not only helped rekindle their love of baking, but also helps keep their counter space free for other tasks.

    A three tier cookie rack stands on a counter top full of different cookies

    8. Some cut-resistant gloves that are basically like kitchen armour. They'll protect hands from mandolines, peelers, graters, and every other knife or blade, so you can focus on your culinary creations instead of stressing about minor nicks and cuts.

    9. This soap-dispensing scrubbing brush that'll make cleaning pots and pans a breeze. This palm-sized scrubber is non-slip (even when wet), and has tough nylon bristles that tackled baked-on food, gross pet bowls, and just about any other kitchen mess with ease. And if that's not enough, it won't leak soap all over your counter!

    An overhead photo of a soapy metal pan with the scrubbing brush next to it

    10. A frozen herb keeper that'll basically turn any fresh leafy herb into a handy popsicle that you can chop or grate into your meals. Just pop in some freshly-washed herbs, and stash it in the freezer. When you're craving some herbal action, twist the top — then just cut or grate over your dish!

    11. This single-serve pour-over coffee maker, so you can brew yourself a cup of java quickly and easily. It fits on basically any kind of container, whether it's your favourite mug or a to-go cup. Reviewers love that it makes a delicious brew, and say it's helped them waste less coffee if they're making a cup just for themselves.

    12. These badass meat-shredding claws that'll make short work of brisket, roasted chicken, or pulled pork. They may be lightweight, but they're incredibly hard-working, specially engineered to help lift, turn, and obviously shred just about any kind of protein.

    13. This stainless steel roll-up kitchen rack that'll help with dish drying and kitchen prep, without taking up all your precious counter space. The sturdy design has rubber tips to keep it locked in place, and when you're done, just roll it up and stash away!

    14. Some silicone egg poachers that'll be a tremendous help the next time you want to make some fancy Eggs Benny for Sunday brunch. These genius little doodads will keep eggs contained, while optimizing water flow so that you get a perfect egg — every time.

    15. An adjustable rolling pin that'll help you make perfect cookies, pastries, and pizzas. The removal discs allow you to customize the rolling thickness, so you can ACTUALLY make thin-crust pizza at home. Reviewers say it's also awesome for whipping up some homemade pasta!

    The rolling pin resting on a countertop with various bakeware scattered around

    16. A grassy bottle-drying rack, so your bottles, jars, and food containers can actually dry out after you wash them. The silicone nodes will keep everything upright, and the bottom rack will collect all the water — no more soaking wet countertops! Reviewers use it for everything from baby bottles to mugs to smoothie jars — heck, they even use it for toothbrushes, too.

    The drying racks on a kitchen counter with baby bottles perched on top of the grassy nodes

    17. A collapsible silicone colander that'll help you drain your fruits and veggies and then disappear into your cupboard when you're not using it. The teeny-tiny holes allow for great drainage, without taking your pasta or grains with it. And reviewers say it's pretty robust, too, so you don't have to sacrifice function for durability.

    18. A professional-grade electric knife sharpener, so you can keep your cooking skills ~cutting edge~. With three different grades of sharpening blades, you'll have razor-sharp blades in under two minutes — and reviewers agree that it works dramatically better than a wetstone!

    19. A bottle stopper that's specially designed to preserve fizz in sparkling wine and champagne. Sure, a gilded cap looks fancy, but it's not just a pretty accessory — this baby is designed to withstand up to 13 pounds of pressure, so it won't pop off when you least expect it. And reviewers say it's kept their bottles bubbly for days after opening!

    A bottle of sparkling wine capped with the bottle stopper rests on a fridge shelf

    20. This folding steamer basket that'll make giving your fave veggies a steam bath easier than ever. Thanks to its expanding design, it'll fit inside just about any pot — Reviewers say it even fits their Instant Pots! And it even has little silicone feet, so it won't scratch up your non-stick cookware.

    21. This whale-shaped strainer, because draining potatoes and pasta is basically an accident waiting to happen. No more using a scalding lid, or tipping it against the sink. Reviewers really love the sturdy design, too, so it'll last you a while.

    A person uses the whale strainer to drain a pot of scalding water over a stainless steel sink

    22. This neat herb-preserving hutch, so delicate herbs like dill, mint, or basil can last longer than five minutes in the fridge. The built-in dividers make it easy to keep herbs organized and tangle-free, and the clear top means you always know exactly how much you have left. Plus, the top is vented to allow circulation.

    The hutch lies on a stone surface, open and full of herbs, and is surrounded by artistically-arranged herbs and flowers

    23. A wall-mounted paper towel holder that'll fit just about any size roll, thanks to the expandable spring core. Not only is it wildly space-saving, but it has a built-in ingenious ratchet system, so you can grab a single towel with ease — without worrying about unravelling the whole roll.

    24. This genius blade-cleaning brush that's specially designed to make washing cutlery and knives easy-peasy. It stores neatly on the edge of the sink or soap storage container, so it also won't clutter up your precious counter space!

    25. This cute Chilly Mama fridge and freezer odour absorber that's just the ticket to give your fridge a much-needed refresh. Look at her disappointed face. She can't believe you didn't take her home sooner.

    26. An oil mister, so you never have to deal with globs of olive oil ever again. The trigger is specially designed to give you a customizable stream of oil, too — pull it fast to deliver light mist, or pull slowly for a steady, even stream. Best of all, it doesn't use any aerosols and doesn't require pumping.

    A person uses the mister to spritz a salad with olive oil

    27. This measurement converter and cookbook stand that's like having an extra hand in the kitchen. Use it to keep your cookbook or tablet elevated — no more frantic cleaning of your favourite cookbook! And it folds up for easy storage.

    28. These tiny herb shears that'll help you chop and snip all your favourite garnishes. Their ergonomic design makes them really user-friendly, and the spring-action hinge automatically opens after each cut to reduce hand strain.

    29. An egg organizer that'll make it easy for you to take out one egg at a time, without pulling the whole carton out of the fridge. The raised sides will help keep your oeufs from spilling out, and the transparent top is awesome at keeping track of when you need to buy more.

    The egg organizer rests on a fridge shelf where fresh brown eggs are visible inside

    30. A set of nesting kitchen utensils that'll save you TONS of space on your counter while still looking slick and stylish. It has all the tools you need to whip up a delicious meal — just pop them back into the magnetic storage stand once you're done!

    31. A ravioli maker that'll take the strain and effort out of whipping up a batch of these delicious pockets. This maker will ensure you get uniform results every time — almost as good as your favourite Italian restaurant.

    A sheet of pasta with filled pockets is seen rolled over the ravioli maker

    32. A manual food chopper that uses a rip cord-like mechanism to help you with food prep. The stainless steel blades slice right through veggies so you can spend less time prepping and more time actually enjoying your delicious creations.

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

    33. This ice cream sandwich cookie cutter and press, so you can make your fave summer treat right at home. The moulds are extra high (for maximum filling), and when you're done, you can just toss them in the dishwasher. We love a low-maintenance gadget!

    34. A magnetic organization rack that'll fit right on the door of your fridge. It has space for jars, paper towels, cleaning supplies, and everything else you find yourself reaching for often, so you don't have to rummage around with grimy hands.

    The magnetic rack is mounted on a fridge and loaded with utensils salt and pepper cookbooks and a dish towel

    35. A bamboo vegetable brush that'll help you get all the dirt and grime off your greens. The bristles are a combination of natural and recycled bristles, and are sturdy enough to clean veggies (without bruising or damaging them). You can even use it as a nail brush!

    36. This set of lazy kitchen tools that'll rest easily on the edge of your cookware, and keep the rest of your kitchen free from sauce splatter (#bless). The durable silicone is heat resistant to 260°C, so don't stress if you forget about them when you pop your dish in the oven.

    The set of utensils all resting on different pots and pans in the kitchen

    37. A salad chopper and bowl that can cut through cheese, veggies, fruit, and lettuce, so you can craft the perfect healthy meal with ease. Reviewers say it's a must-have if you're trying to eat more greens. Plus, it'll save you a ton of time having to chop and prep each ingredient separately.

    A person rolls the chopping tool in the bowl to prep salad

    38. This one-handed rolling pizza cutter, so you can get yourself a slice of 'za with minimal effort. The contoured handle is designed to fit right in the palm of your hand — all you need is a tiny bit of pressure, and you've got yourself a hot, delicious slice.

    The rolling pizza cutter on a plain background

    39. A divided cutlery holder that stacks your forks, knives, and spoons on top of each other and maximizes precious kitchen real estate. It only takes up a fraction of a drawer so you have more space for cooking tools and knickknacks.

    A person places a fork into the organizer

    40. This sandwich maker that's a one-stop-shop for breakfast. It can replace several frying pans AND a toaster, minimizing mess and clean-up. It makes two sandwiches in under two minutes, too, so it's great for those mornings when you're just a little behind schedule.

    41. A magnetic wall strip that you can attach your knives and scissors to. It takes up zero counter space and keeps your essential prep tools within reach and sight.

    The magnetic rack is mounted on the wall and has three knives attached to it

    42. This pasta drying rack that'll make trying your hand at homemade pasta a little less stressful. With eight arms and a sturdy base, this baby will tackle everything from pappardelle to capellini.

    The pasta rack weighed down with two different kinds of noodles

    43. And this mini food processor that'll make meal prep a breeze, and save you a TON of money on take-out in the process. The two settings allow you to customize the size of the chop, and the petite size means it'll fit into just about any kitchen — even the tiny ones.

    Let's get cookin'!

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