26 Unique Kitchen Gadgets You Won’t Believe Are Real
These kitchen tools range from clever to silly. Either way, it's pretty impressive they exist at all.
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We all know how taxing and time-consuming it can be to clean a whisk, so why don’t you let this nifty gadget do the heavy lifting for you? Not only does it make cleanup easy after you whisk up that cake batter (by the way, here’s how to know if you’re using the right whisk for your recipe), but it also comes in several beautiful colors, ranging from pink, to blue, to red, to green! It’s a must-have in the kitchen.
Indoor s’more maker
If you often find yourself craving a good s’more but don’t want to start a bonfire, invest in an indoor s’more maker to easily prepare your favorite camping snack flame-free (thanks to an electric flameless heater). If you can’t wait for the device to be delivered, try one of these fun twists on the classic s’more.
Ice cream sandwich maker
Ditch traditional homemade ice pops and get this ice cream sandwich maker. Stick any cookie of your choosing in the bottom of the mold, your favorite ice cream in the middle and another cookie on top for a custom cream confection. Fill your sandwiches with these lovely homemade ice cream recipes.
This tool can not only slice your avocado seamlessly, but it also has a mechanism to core the fruit and a scraper to scrape any remaining deliciousness from the skin. Think of it as a Swiss Army Knife for avocado fanatics. Check out these amazing avocado recipes that’ll put this tool to work.
Strawberry stem remover
This little gadget features an extendable claw that can be pushed into strawberries to easily extract stems, instead of you having to pull them out by hand. This is a necessary tool for anyone who loves strawberries. Here are some essential kitchen tools every cook should have.
Hot dog slicer
A great choice for households with small children running around, this hot dog slicer features a quirky dachshund shape and a convenient condiment bowl. It cuts hot dogs without any blades, making it safe for little ones.
Bear paw-imitating shredder claws
Named “Best BBQ Tool” by the National BBQ Association, these sharp imitation bear claws let you easily shred meats such as pork, chicken and beef. Once your barbecue is done, you can just toss them in the dishwasher to clean. Use the claws to shred any of these fun slow-cooker pork recipes.
Microwave bacon rack
Tired of all the effort that goes into frying bacon on the stove? This clever creation allows you to cook your bacon in the microwave while removing some of the fat that accompanies the consumption of this delicious breakfast food. Or, you can cook your bacon in the oven!
If making your own dumplings at home has always seemed like a daunting task, it just became a breeze with this convenient tool, which creates four perfectly-shaped dumplings at a time.
GarlicZoom Garlic Chopper
Chopping garlic is universally recognized as one of the tedious culinary tasks. This garlic chopper removes the frustration and makes chopping garlic a quick and easy task. Just place garlic inside the plastic ball on the top of the gadget and roll the wheels vigorously over any surface. This is what happened when we tried Julia Child’s garlic peeling method.
Citrus juice sprayer
This simple yet genius tool will transform any citrus fruit into a lovely and convenient source of juice spray. Goes well on salads and light pasta dishes.
This high tech Egg Minder will sync with your smartphone so that with a click of a button, you can know how many eggs are in your fridge, which eggs are the oldest and more. Here are some smart kitchen gadgets every tech nerd needs.
Never Soggy Cereal Bowl
This creative cereal bowl features a partial barrier that divides it in two, with one side reserved for milk and the other for cereal. It’s the perfect bowl for people like to take their time eating breakfast.
One-Click Stick Butter Cutter
Prawn peeler and shrimp deveiner
If you’re a big fan of shrimp, you’ll appreciate this handy tool. The device allows you to easily peel and devein the crustacean so you can make plenty of shrimp cocktail. Here’s how to pick the right kind of shrimp for your recipe.
SpreadTHAT! heating knife
Cutting and spreading cold butter has long been a source of distress and anxiety worldwide. The SpreadTHAT! heating knife melts butter by conducting your body heat, squashing stress about spreading cold butter on toast.
Ecolution Microwave Micro-Pop Popcorn Popper
Love snacking on popcorn, but looking for a healthier and faster way to make small batches without buying artificial bags? Enter: the Ecolution Micro-Pop popcorn popper. Its genius design allows you to make popcorn kernels in the microwave with minimal butter and maximum taste. After you pop up a batch, make it even more flavorful with these different popcorn flavors.
NoCry Cut-Resistant Gloves
Do you have a tendency to slice your finger when you’re slicing tomatoes? No more Band-Aids in the kitchen with these cut-resistant gloves. Four times stronger than leather, they’re lightweight and machine-washable.
This snap-on colander will make cooking pasta even easier. Universally designed, it fits all bowls and pats. And it’s compact, which makes for easy storage. Check out these unusual kitchen tools from around the world.
A little less than dextrous? This finger guard will make sure you keep all your digits when you’re doing some heavy chopping.
Adjustable rolling pin
Make fast work of pies, tarts, and pizza with this adjustable rolling pin. Removable disks allow you to roll out the dough to the desired thickness. By the way, these are the best-kept secrets for perfect homemade pie crust.
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