If you’re hoping to step-up your kitchen and bring a little modern know-how to the timeless task of cooking, then you’ll want to have a look at this selection of handy helpers. This is our list of the best kitchen gadgets currently available to fill a cupboard or kitchen unit as they help to add a touch of tech to your home.
There’s no particular order here but everything included is intended to be useful whether you’re a total pro trained in the French classical repertoire or an amateur who can barely fry an egg. The list contains mostly either bestselling kitchen gadgets or the top rated kitchen gadgets you’ll find on the market.
Whether you just bought a new home or you are just looking for the best cheap kitchen gadgets for your established home, all the products included in this list should add something to your kitchen.
Etekcity Digital Kitchen Scale with Removable Bowl
This sleek stainless steel number will sit happily in the surroundings of any fashionable modern kitchen. Not content with just looking good, its performance is top notch as well.
The Etekcity Digital Kitchen Scale has a high precision strain gauge sensor which ensures that you can be absolutely certain about how much of an ingredient you’re putting into your recipe – there’s no more crossing fingers and hoping for the best.
The removable bowl makes it easier to mix and fold and the temperature gauge is a handy device for making sure you don’t overheat anything. Add the bright vivid blue LCD display and what we have here is a fantastically agile addition to any kitchen. The Etekcity digital kitchen scale mixes functionality with design to cook up something special.
Oster Cordless Electric Wine Bottle Opener and Foil Cutter
If you’re tired of pulling and panting in a bid to open a modest bottle of wine then look no further than the Oster Cordless.
We consider it one of the best kitchen gadgets for its sleek design and simple usability. We’re usually all for a gadget with 101 bells and whistles, but when you need a bottle of wine – stat – then this is the one for you. With Oster’s clever design there isn’t any reason to clip the bottle foil prior to using the machine – it will do that for you too.
This bottle opener will open over 30 bottles before you need to charge it again, and it arrives in ‘Frustration Free Packaging’ – one less thing to get annoyed about!
GDealer Instant Read Thermometer
There’s nothing worse or more embarrassing than proudly presenting a bird you’ve been cooking for hours to find that it’s still stone cold in the center. Undercooking meats isn’t just embarrassing, it’s dangerous too.
With the GDealer you need never make the same mistake again. It sports super-charged temperature reading capabilities so that you don’t have to wait all day to know the heat of your food. Within 4 – 6 seconds a reading appears on its large LCD screen.
And your location in the world doesn’t matter for this thermometer as it shows both Celsius and Fahrenheit readings. Ideal if you’re following a recipe that chooses one or the other – there is no more need for time-wasting conversion. With an 11cm probe, the GDealer Instant Read Thermometer is able to get an accurate reading of even the biggest chunk of meat at the barbeque.
Ozeri Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale
The minimalists among you will appreciate the paired back, elegant chrome finishing of the Ozeri Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale. But behind the good looks are some powerful weighing abilities that offer pin-point accuracy of any ingredient up to a hefty 11lbs in weight.
This international company designs its products for the culinary perfectionist, and with the Pronto model they’ve done a fine job. Weight readings are offered in the metric or imperial system and it’s easy to change between the two with just a simple press of a button.
Unlike the Etekcity, this model has no mixing bowl which frees you up to use whatever fits on the weighing scale. But what about the weight of the bowl your ingredients are in, I hear you ask. Well the Ozeri deals with that, too. Its Precision Tare Button calculates the correct weight of your ingredients by subtracting the weight of your bowl automatically. Clever, huh?
George Foreman GRP1060B Grill
The George Foreman GRP1060B brings the great flavors of outside grilling, inside.
The George Foreman grills offer a fantastic way to healthily grill meats, fish, vegetables and breads, as the patented sloping grill designs steer the unhealthy fats that would usually sit and soak into your meal away from the food. The GRP1060B model is also 35% faster to sear than previous models, ensuring food arrives on your plate more quickly. It’s easy to clean too, as the dishwasher-safe removable plates slip right out.
JB Chef Culinary Micro Butane Torch
This butane torch is a shoo-in for one of the best kitchen gadgets on our list due to the transformative effects it has on your cooking. Everyone looks like a pro when they’re using a torch! For a flamboyant finish to a crème brulee or adding a crispy textured crust to a soft sous-vide steak, the butane torch takes your cooking to a new level.
The JB Chef torch is pragmatic in size – you won’t be using it all the time and its micro size won’t take up much space – but it is powerful in performance. It includes a flame adjusting regulator that lets you choose the perfect flame intensity to avoid any burning issues, but still offers enough heat to toast whatever you’ve got.
The JB Chef Culinary Micro Torch has a stylish stainless steel body that both looks and feels great. Quality materials used in the build lends it a solid feel. Despite its size it’s a robust kitchen gadget and one that you know you can rely on.
Cuisinart CCJ-500 Pulp Control Citrus Juicer
This Cuisinart Juicer claims its spot as one of the best kitchen gadgets by way of its incredible efficiency. Not only is it so highly durable that you’ll be juicing for years, but its unique auto-reversing reamer (that’s the bit that juices the fruit) makes sure that every last drop of is extracted from each piece of fruit.
But its efficiency doesn’t stop quite there. It’s cleverly designed Final-Spin feature means that even the pulp of the fruit is squeezed for its liquid, ensuring that not a drop of juice escapes. The plastic covering guarantees that your counter-top won’t become messy either.
The Cuisinart CCj-500 Juicer’s stainless steel finish offers an attractive, clean appearance that can fit into any kitchen styling. Easy to use and easy to clean, all of its removable parts are dishwasher safe. No more fiddling around to get your juicer sparkling clean.
Black and Decker TO1303SB 4-Slice Toaster Oven
Next up is a best selling kitchen gadget which is Black and Decker’s Toaster Oven which promises toast heaven. Four slices at a time and evenly toasted via its EvenToast Technology means there’ll be no more mornings spent stood over the dustbin scraping off a burnt piece of toast while quietly cursing. With this kitchen gadget, there’ll only be warm, golden slices (or however you like it) to enjoy any time.
The toaster’s small stature is ideal for kitchens that need to maximize their use of space. It won’t take up too much room sitting on the counter top due to its petite 14.5 x 8.8 x 10.8 inch dimensions. Nor will there be a mess when using this toaster. Part of its design implements a removable crumb to catch falling bits, meaning your counter top will be as clean as it was before.
But toast isn’t the only thing that can be cooked in this toaster oven. With four functions – baking, broiling, toasting and simply keeping food warm – you can cook up a storm with just this oven alone. There’s enough space for a 9” pizza and the stainless steel design looks great and cleans easily. A fantastic little oven for your toasting needs.
Hamilton Beach 76380Z Classic Chrome Heavyweight Can Opener
If you’re tired of aching wrists and losing your can opener again, then the Hamilton Beach Can Opener is a strong contender that should be on your best kitchen gadgets wish list.
In classic chrome, this can opener has efficiently sharp and powerful jaws to do the job you hate, and saves you from the nasty cuts that can be a problem when opening a can manually. It’s patented SureCut technology ensures that the can need only go round once; it’ll be open the first time around.
The magnetic surface holds cans to the gadget as it goes about cutting and doesn’t let it go, minimizing the risk of spillages from freshly opened cans. As well as opening cans this model also includes a knife sharpener to keep your blades in top-notch condition. Small in size but very helpful, the Hamilton Beach 76380Z features a chrome finish for a clean look, and a cord store for keeping cables out of the way. A fine addition to any kitchen.
American Weigh Scales GEMINI-20 Portable MilliGram Scale
Clearly, we like weighing scales. But the third weighing scale to feature on our list of the best kitchen gadgets is unlike the other. When absolute precision is necessary in the kitchen, look no further than the GEMINI-20.
This kitchen gadget uses precision technology to measure only minute weights – up to 20 grams in 0.0001 increments! With these scales you know what’s in your recipe. Though highly-sensitive it isn’t delicate due to a helpful flip-down shield protecting its weighing machinery. And thanks to the flip-down shield, the GEMINI-20 packs away neatly and looks completely innocuous when not in use.
These scales ship with a tray, a futuristic looking collaboration weight and even a pair of stainless steel tweezers for you to move your minute ingredients! If absolute precision is necessary, then these are the scales for you.
KitchenAid KHM512ER 5-Speed Ultra Power Hand Mixer
With a stainless steel Turbo Beater, you know this KitchenAid appliance means business. Every working kitchen needs a mixer. With the art of mixing being so integral to so many recipes, there are few other appliances that must hold the same heavy weight of responsibility as the humble mixer.
But have no fear; the KitchenAid KHM512ER conquers any doubts. Its 5-speed possibilities offers great fine-tuning details to beat the ingredients into the lightest and fluffiest of textures, quickly. There’s no need to stand for hours trying to mix egg whites with a wooden spoon anymore. The KitchenAid is here!
Complete with easily removable prongs for easy washing, this hand mixer matches vintage stylings of a 1950’s diner with modern technology to produce a quality product.
Etekcity Kitchen & Cooking Timer (2 Pack)
What’s the point of spending hours cooking a beautiful meal only to end up burning it? Well with the shrill beep of Etekcity 2 Pack Kitchen & Cooking Timer this doesn’t need to be an issue again.
There are fundamental pieces that make a kitchen – knives and forks, pots and pans – and some reliable cooking timers. The large readout of these timers makes them great for the older generation or those who have trouble with their sight. It’s also ideal for when you aren’t able to leave the stove but need to know your timings. These timers are easy to use and can be placed pretty much anywhere thanks to their foldout stand and magnetic backing. Ideal for a busy kitchen.
And there you have it. Some top-tier kitchen gadgets that help in any kitchen, amateur or otherwise. Not only will these gadgets be a helping hand in the kitchen, but they’ll look great too.
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