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    20 Kitchen Products That Are Actually Worth The Drawer And Counter Space

    KitchenAid stand mixers, cast-iron skillets, digital food scales, and 17 other useful products that won't just take up space in the kitchen.

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    1. A blender that'll crush anything you throw its way, from ice to frozen fruit to tough greens like kale.

    2. A 7-in-1 Instant Pot so you can consolidate several appliances into one and seriously speed up cooking time.

    3. A dual-handle cast-iron skillet for transitioning easily from the stovetop to the oven.

    4. A KitchenAid stand mixer to make whipping up large batches of sweet treats a breeze. Plus, it'll literally last forever.

    5. A handheld spiralizer for preparing zucchini noodles, veggie stir-fry, or salads.

    6. A food processor that'll do all the shredding, slicing, chopping, and mixing for you.

    7. A small but mighty two-stage knife sharpener — it might save you from having to buy a whole new set of knives.

    8. A bread maker so you can bake your own customized loaf (i.e. gluten-free) right at home and enjoy it while it's fresh.

    9. A digital kitchen scale for following recipes down to the last gram.

    10. A multifunctional "griddler" to use as a contact grill, panini press, flat grill, and griddle — tons of culinary possibilities!

    11. A set of stainless-steel mesh strainers that'll come in handy in a variety of situations, from sifting flour to straining oil to brewing tea.

    12. An air fryer so you can enjoy perfectly crispy fries without the hassle of deep-frying them in a vat of hot oil.

    13. A set of glass mixing bowls with lids for prepping ingredients, serving food, and storing leftovers.

    14. A garlic slicer to turn entire cloves into thin slivers — no knife skills required. Bonus: your hands won't smell afterward.

    15. A countertop infrared oven that can be a lot more efficient than a standard oven (meaning, it'll cook food faster while using less energy). Plus, there's no need for preheating or defrosting.

    16. A silicone fish turner — it'll be your go-to utensil for handling delicate foods like salmon filets and sunny-side-up eggs.

    17. A pack of odor-resistant sponges you won't have to replace every week.

    18. An electric kettle that can boil water a lot faster than traditional stovetop versions.

    19. A set of sharp and attractive knives to make cutting up ingredients a bit more enjoyable.

    20. A pair of herb scissors for shaving precious minutes off your food prep time.

    You, after buying everything on this list:

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