The Best Kitchen Gadgets for Home Cooking

It's time for some good home cooking! These kitchen gadgets help make prepping ingredients easier.
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Home cooking is a great pastime for the whole family. Come check out these cool kitchen gadgets we found to help you on your way to some very tasty meals.

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OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer

This handy kitchen gadget helps you keep it simple when preparing your avocado toast or guacamole. Only one tool is needed to slice, pit and peel the avocado in just seconds. You’ll end up with seven perfect slices you can line up with tomatoes and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette – or just mash it, gently fold in spices and spread. You can clean the OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer easily in the top rack of your dishwasher. Buy it here.

Checkered Chef Mezzaluna Chopper

This easy-peasy Checkered Chef Mezzaluna Chopper is a rocker knife, which allows you to cut and mince with ease. Use it to chop herbs, vegetables, nuts and anything else that you want to slice and dice. The rocking motion of the stainless steel knife makes chopping your ingredients a breeze. It’s also dishwasher-safe. Buy it here.

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Starfrit Rotato Express Electric Peeler 2.0 

When you’ve got to peel potatoes in a hurry, get out your Starfrit Rotato Express Electric Peeler 2.0. With a new, updated model, this classic electric potato peeler saves you time and energy. Just put your potato (or whatever veggie you need peeled) on the bottom holder, lower the top holder into place and press the button to set it in motion. You’ll get a perfectly peeled potato without losing any vegetable. The peeler comes with 6 replacement blades and a 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty. It works with the 6V adaptor included, or you could opt for 4 AA batteries (not included). Buy it here.

CAMKYDE Danish Dough Whisk

If you’re a baker, you need the CAMKYDE Danish Dough Whisk. Its flat whisk with a wooden handle makes short work of mixing thick doughs and batters. Its sturdy build allows it to mix what standard whisks cannot, and its intuitive design allows it to mix ingredients better than a wooden baking spoon. It’s easy to clean and easy to use. Buy it here.

Dexter Russell Sani-Safe Dough Cutter/Scraper

Want to get every last piece of dough out of the bowl when you’re finished mixing? Try the Dexter Russell Sani-Safe Dough Cutter/Scraper. It cuts and scrapes even the stickiest ingredients, making sure that you get the most out of your delicious creation. Buy it here.

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Final Touch Watermelon Keg Deluxe Tapping Kit

Serve up a batch of super cool watermelon slushies straight out of the watermelon when you use your Final Touch Watermelon Keg Deluxe Tapping Kit! Even out the bottom of the watermelon so it stands up straight, cut a hole in the top, scoop out the watermelon meat and use it to make the slushies separately. Then fill the hollow watermelon with prepared ice cold slushies and tap the melon with your Final Touch. You’ll find the tap works right away, and everyone loves the slushies. Brace yourself: they’re sure to want seconds! Comes with a 2-in-1 coring tool and scoop. Buy it here.

Cucisina Citrus Press

Nothing packs a punch of flavor and immunity-boosting vitamin C like a pitcher of homemade lemonade. Get some onto your family’s table in a jiffy with this cool kitchen gadget. The boldly-colored Cucisina Citrus Press keeps seeds from dropping into your juice and pulp from getting all over your hands. Makes a great gift for lemonade and orange juice lovers. Made of commercial grade aluminum, guaranteed not to break. Get to squeezing! Buy it here.

Vesta Precision’s Imersa Sous Vide Precision Cooker

Based on the French sous vide culinary method, the Vesta Precision’s Imersa Sous Vide Precision Cooker is designed to be attached to a pot of water filled with vacuum-sealed ingredients. Set the timer digitally or via the app, then watch the innovative precision cooker do what it does best. Increased health benefits and impeccable cooking results are among the high praises this gadget has received. Buy it here.

Best Utensils Stainless Steel Ravioli Mould

Make your own homemade dumplings, ravioli, pot stickers, empanadas and more with the KAYCROWN Best Utensils Stainless Steel Ravioli Mould. Just prep your dough and fillings, set them up in the mold and press together. Choose from 3 sizes. Made sturdily with stainless steel, so not likely to corrode. Buy it here.

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3 Thoughts on “The Best Kitchen Gadgets for Home Cooking

  1. I’m disappointed that you failed to name some of the most important implements in cooking: The Dutch Oven and the cast iron skillet and fry pan that can also seal the skillet. These are indispensable items for everyday cooking. Mine are 100 years old and well used for a vast assortment of dishes, even including baking french bread.

  2. I have acquired several handheld kitchen tools ut I’m not sure what they are for.
    Is there a organization that can identify the purpose of the tool from a picture?
    That would be great!

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