15 Smart Kitchen Gadgets Every Tech Nerd Needs
Work smarter, not harder. Here's a handful of high-tech smart kitchen gadgets to make cooking even more satisfying.
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If your favorite chef loves fresh herbs, gift them some year-round greenery with an AeroGarden. This countertop greenhouse makes it easy to harvest basil, parsley, dill, mint, thyme and more. A built-in sensor automatically turns grow lights on and off, plus the foolproof system reminds you when to add water or plant food. Now, who’s craving one of our favorite recipes with fresh herbs?
If you’ve been searching for one appliance that does the job of, well, pretty much every other appliance, check out the Ninja Foodi 6-in-1 indoor grill. In addition to its namesake function, this beauty air-frys, roasts, bakes, broils and dehydrates. Still not sold? A built-in smart thermometer monitors the internal temperature of your food, ensuring a perfectly cooked meal every time.
Ensure your breakfast is toasted perfectly, every time. This smart toaster features a touchscreen so you can select the item you’re toasting, whether it’s fresh or frozen and the ideal level of crispness. Oh, and you’ll save precious time in the morning, too. This genius appliance works much faster than a traditional toaster.
Fried chicken? Check. French fries? Check. Doughnut holes? Check. Make the best chewy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside foods in minutes with this smart air fryer. No greases or oils required! (You’ll want to read our Test Kitchen’s guide to air frying like a pro before you get started.)