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    45 Things For Anyone Who Spends Basically All Their Time In The Kitchen

    Both novice cooks and seasoned chefs will appreciate these useful products.

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    1. Heavy-duty cleaning wipes that'll remove sauce and grease splatters with ease.

    2. A compact binder for collecting all your favorite recipes (from grandma's secret casserole to that perfect cinnamon bun recipe you got off the internet).

    3. A cushy floor mat to save your feet from standing on the cold, hard kitchen floors for hours during food prep.

    4. An expandable spice rack so you can finally see and grab every bottle you have. No more emptying out the entire cabinet to find the pepper *or* buying another jar of pepper just to find out the first one was hidden in the back.

    5. A 7-in-1 Instant Pot that'll basically cook dinner for you. Just dump in some ingredients, hit a button, and let it work its magic.

    6. A pair of handheld scrapers for restoring your beloved cast-iron pan to a brand new state.

    7. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend to tackle anything from rusty knives to grease-marked pans to stained porcelain sinks.

    8. A wall calendar by BuzzFeed's Tasty packed with fun and delicious recipes you can try each month. No more food ruts!

    9. All-natural bottle cleaning tablets that'll dissolve decade-old coffee stains in your (supposedly) stainless steel thermos. The best part? No scrubbing required!

    10. A bottle of fume-free cleaner for giving your oven a thorough wipe down. Haven't cleaned your oven in over half a decade? After this, no one will be able to tell.

    11. A nifty little utensil to use as a slotted spoon, a turner, a solid spoon, a spatula, and a cutting tool.

    12. An ice cube tray with a lid so you don't have to play freezer Tetris every time you refill it. Plus, it'll prevent the ice from tasting stale!

    13. A powerful blender that can crush uncooked rice into a powder and whole almonds into a paste — all within a matter of minutes.

    14. A low-maintenance countertop garden for having fresh herbs at your fingertips year-round (no matter how small or sun-less your apartment might be).

    15. A set of crystal clear storage containers with leak-proof lids to store leftovers.

    16. A cold brew maker so you can make delicious iced joe at home instead of spending $$$ at a coffee shop. It has an airtight seal for keeping your drink fresh for days.

    17. Fridge bins that'll not only save you space but will also save you money on groceries because you can actually see all your food.

    18. A magnetic knife strip for a convenient and attractive way to store your cutting tools.

    19. A cleaning kit to transform your stained cooktop into a flawless mirror.

    20. A sous vide precision cooker so you can get perfectly done meats, veggies, and even cheesecake every 👏 single 👏 time 👏 .

    21. A futuristic motion-sensor trash can that'll open automatically when you approach, which will come in handy when your hands are full or covered in sauce.

    22. A pack of cleaning tablets for removing the lime and mineral build-up (as well any food residue) in your dishwasher, leaving it clean and odor-free.

    23. A set of airtight storage containers to empty dried goods into — it'll completely transform the look of your pantry and keep your ingredients fresh.

    24. A digital food thermometer because you don't have super-powered eyes that can tell if the meat is under- or over-cooked. This one gives an instant temperature read!

    The red thermometer with its stainless steel reading needle inserted into a roasted turkey

    25. A roll-up dish-drying rack that can also be used as a prep board, a flat colander, and a large trivet.

    26. A kitchen scale with a conversion chart etched on the measuring surface for following each recipe as precisely as possible.

    27. A stoneware utensil and tablet holder to make following online recipes a whole lot easier.

    28. A lid holder caddy so you don't have to hunt down the right lid for your food storage container every damn time!

    29. A multipurpose stand that'll pull double duty as a plastic bag holder and bottle drying rack. It also folds flat for storage.

    30. A surprisingly versatile waffle maker for whipping up your fave brunch foods at home. Why go out when you can make it yourself?

    31. A two-stage electric knife-sharpener to rejuvenate even the dullest of blades. And when you're done, it'll fit nicely in the drawers.

    Hands running a knife through the small sharpener

    32. A KitchenAid stand mixer with just about a million uses (especially when you add attachments) in the kitchen. It'll do all the hard work for you and last for decades.

    33. A hanging garbage bag holder that won't crowd your counter space.

    34. An automatic pan stirrer for those annoying recipes that call for continuous stirring. Now you can take a break and let this lil' gadget do all the work for you.

    The three-pronged stirrer in a pan

    35. A spill stopper to avoid worrying about that pot of pasta boiling over and wreaking havoc on your stovetop.

    36. A utensil and cutlery organizer tray, if your old system of tossing everything into a drawer just isn't cutting it anymore.

    37. A plastic storage container that'll make your fresh produce last a lot longer.

    38. A vacuum sealer perfect for sous vide cooking and keeping large amounts of food fresh for a long, long time. This is great if you like to buy in bulk!

    39. A high-quality knife block set, if you've been meaning to upgrade from the budget set you currently own.

    40. A clip-on strainer to keep your food from falling into the sink. Bonus: Your hands won't come close to hot liquids!

    41. A mini food processor that'll do all the messy prep work for you and isn't an eyesore.

    42. A brush and squeegee combo for swiping spills on the countertop into the sink. You'll save a lot on paper towels.

    43. A set of stove counter gap covers to keep crumbs (and liquids) from falling into the unreachable abyss.

    44. A rotating utensil holder so you can quickly find and grab the tool you need.

    45. A pan and pot lid organizer that'll keep your cabinets neat and make everything easily accessible.

    You, showing off your skills in the kitchen:

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