If you like cool, home and kitchen gadgets and utensils, then check out this list for your cooking ambitions.
A well-stocked kitchen is just plain old more enjoyable to cook in. For example, I think we’ve all used stiff, brittle spatulas, only to find they do not scrape a bowl any better than a plain old spoon. Yet, use a new spatula that’s soft and supple, and it clears the bowl nearly totally empty. Huge difference!
Essential cooking tools really can improve the foods we cook and bake, over poor quality cooking stuff. Food ingredients these days are just too expensive to waste, or have to throw out just because the final cooked product turned out badly, due to inferior quality cookware.
Check out this top 10 wish list for must have home and kitchen gadgets.
These make great holiday, birthday, house warming gifts, or simply to stock your own kitchen supplies.
1. We’ll start our list with the Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer. This useful little kitchen gadget will make peeling fancy vegetable shapes look like child’s play. It comes with 3 blades that give a different pattern of a cut. You can easily make curly fries or a whole host of other favorite dishes with this. Its operated by hand, so no batteries required. If you do home canning, it can also make quick work of peeling some of the produce you want before canning, a real time saver!
I love this one because your can get really creative with beautiful displays and unique ways to present foods and make vegetables look like art. This could be a great way to help children eat vegetables also, that normally wouldn’t touch them, as they are very into the way a food looks. Create some wonderful dips to go with the fancy cut vegetables and you will probably have eventually a veggie loving child on your hands.
2. Juicing has never been easier than with the Breville Juice Fountain. This juicer machine has a centered knife blade to achieve maximum juice extraction. For ease of cleaning, it is dishwasher safe (the removable parts anyways) and a warranty of 1 year is included. A real powerhouse workhorse of a juicing machine here!
I love juicing for the health benefits. There are amazing recipes out there for juicing, and it’s a great way to get good, solid nutrients into children that tend to be very picky eaters. I know of a 2 year old that gets SO excited whenever it’s juicing time, and he actually says “yumm” to kale! Juicing has made him a healthy eater.
3. For the gourmet chef in you this pre-seasoned heavy cast iron Lodge Logic Pre-Seasoned Skillet will have you cooking up delicious meals in no time at all. Cast iron provides even cooking due to its excellent heat retention properties, and this model has two handles to make lifting easier. Cast iron can get heavy, which is a down side, but cast iron cookware in general has so many positive qualities to balance out that negative. This model is a twelve inch diameter, which is sure to become a staple in your kitchen.
There’s a reason cast iron cookware has been a favorite for many generations of cooks. Its durable, affordable, has health benefits in cooking, and gets better with age if it is cared for properly. Check out how to care for your cast iron cookware.
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4. The Hamilton Beach 33967 Set ‘n Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker takes the work out of cooking dinner. This 6-quart programmable slow cooker is controlled by a digital LED panel and comes with three auto cooking options: manual, program, or probe. It also comes with power interruption protection, a clip on spoon, a clip tight gasket lid, and to side handles for easy carrying. The stoneware pot is dishwasher safe as well as the tempered glass lid. It comes complete with a user manual and recipes.
A slow cooker is my FAVORITE cooking utensil of all. You can load the night before the crock and wake up to a healthy, amazing breakfast, not just for dinner. But it is perfect for loading in the morning, and coming home to a great dinner after a long day’s work and the aroma of a home cooked meal when you open the door, is just so inviting. It’s hard to mess up ANY meal in a crockpot! They can cook almost anything and it comes out moist, and delicious.
5. Eliminate cooking sprays, butter, oils, or parchment paper with the nonstick Artisan Silicone Baking Mat Set for a healthier cooking option. Its 16 5/8 by 11 inch size fits baking sheets up to 18 inches x 13 inches and it was stands oven temperatures up to 480°. Flavors and odors do not penetrate these baking mats. They’re easy to clean with soap and water and air drying.
I love this product for baking! I love not having to use additional oils to make the pans non-stick, and the easy cleanup! I find I use mine all the time.
6. Add super nutrition to your family diet with the Nutri Bullet NBR-12 12-Piece Hi-Speed Blender/Mixer System. It will effortlessly pulverize vegetables, fruit, protein shakes, and super foods into a smooth, delicious texture. Its height torque 600-watt motor delivers plenty of power to his patented blade and cyclonic action to extract all the nutrients from your food to deliver the healthiest solution possible. Comes with a variety of accessories to create the most delicious meals you’ve ever tasted.
This one is perfect for breakfast on the run! Of course, it great for cooking and has many applications for a home chef in their arsenal of kitchen tools, but its also great for super busy people who sometimes do not have time to eat a healthy meal.
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7. Next up is the Steamfast SF-435 Compact Fabric Steamer. It’s an 800-wat fabric steamer complete with a 7-ounce water reservoir that delivers as much as 12 minutes of continuous steam. This handy gadget is kinder and gentler than ironing fabrics of all kinds. It removes odors and wrinkles from clothes, curtains, linens, and upholstery. It comes with a companion fabric brush and lint remover.
I hate ironing! This product makes the task fun and I love the fact that the wrinkles just drop out of the fabric. No matter what I do when I iron a curtain, it just does not come out wrinkle free. With this it does. Also, when you buy a new fabric shower curtain, the wrinkles are embedded so deeply from packaging that its nearly impossible to get the wrinkles out. They don’t stand up to this steamer tho!
8. If you spend a lot of time in the garage then you’ll love the Evriholder Magic Holder 5-Position Wall Organizer. It’s a 5-position wall-mounted organizer for tools with handles. Tools are gripped securely by rolling balls that adjust automatically to the thickness of the handle. The easy release system holds 7-1/2 pounds of weight per ball in a clean and compact design.
This is also great for a pantry or indoor closet for organizing your brooms, mops, etc. Left to themselves, they are always in the way and creating a disorganized mess. Make the most of your precious pantry and closet space!
9. Organize your footwear with the Whitmor 6780-3139-WHT White Resin 20 Pair Shoe Rack. This handy home product will accommodate 20 pair of shoes with ease. It’s built with a durable white resin frame and sits easily under the majority of hanging clothes. Its no tool assembly is a snap and it works great for home, dorm, or office.
This is one great product! There’s always a ‘shoe mess’ around, whether it’s by the front door, the mud room, entry room or even a bedroom closet, this tames the mess. Not only does it provide organization, it makes the most of closet space, yet still makes it easy to find and access your shoes. It’s invaluable to homes who want everyone to remove their shoes before entering.
10. To add a snappy modern look to any room try the Corner Zig Zag Wall Shelf on for size. Constructed of MDF and laminate, this 7.75×7.75×48.5 inch black (comes in white or walnut too) color shelf will fit any decor. It’s easy to assemble and install in all of the hardware needed is included in the box. It’s both decorative and functional and will be an excellent addition to your home.
What I love about this product, is not only is it a unique home décor object, but it uses ‘dead space’ in a room that not much else fits. It looks sleek and modern and is a great way to display photos and other treasures.
These incredibly handy and must have home and kitchen gadgets will make your life easier, less stressful, and more pleasant. No home should be without one or more of these well-designed and durable products that are useful in your home, office, or college dorm. You owe it to yourself to take life a little easier, why not pick up a few of these gadgets for yourself or someone else today?
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