35 of the Best Kitchen Gifts and Gadgets That Make Cooking More Fun

Emily Wendzich
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Cooking is a relaxing activity for many people but that doesn't mean it always has to be fun. Besides having the best kitchenware, there are more things that can make cooking more enjoyable.

In this guide, I've put together a list of kitchen gadgets and gifts that will make cooking an unforgettable experience. I've personally bought/rated these products and they were all handpicked based on their value, performance, and usefulness.

Don't expect to find any cooking utensils or gadgets in this list. We're going to focus on this more on the fun side of cooking. These kitchen gifts and gadgets are perfect for anyone who loves spending time in the kitchen.

NameCategoryProduct
Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream MakerBest OverallNostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker
Joie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack PullerBudget PickJoie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack Puller
New Star Food Service 42313 Commercial Restaurant French Fry CutterUpgrade PickNew Star Food Service 42313 Commercial Restaurant French Fry Cutter

1. Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker

Our rating: 9 / 10

Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker

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Pros:

  • Great price
  • Comes with a recipe booklet
  • Easy to clean
  • Soft grip makes it comfortable to hold
  • Can make up to 4 quarts at a time
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Soft grip is comfortable
  • It comes with a power indicator light

Blue.

Nostalgia’s icmp400-blue 4 quart ice cream maker makes up to 4 quarts of ice cream at once. It has a process time of 40 minutes and a freezing bowl which makes cubes that you can use to make ice cream afterwards.

Nostalgia’s icmp400-blue 4 quart ice cream maker makes up to 4 quarts of ice cream at once. It has a process time of 40 minutes and a freezing bowl which makes cubes that you can use to make ice cream afterwards. It also has a self-contained freezer that you can use to freeze the ice cream cubes.

2. Whisk Wiper

Our rating: 9 / 10

Whisk Wiper

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Pros:

  • Wipes wet and dry messes off spoons, spatulas, and whisks
  • Easily and quickly wipes away residue, oil, icing etc.
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Helps keep your kitchen clean and keep your cookware and utensils looking as good as new
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Charcoal colored

This is the best kitchen accessory to clean your utensils. This is a multipurpose stainless steel whisk that also doubles as a sponge. It is durable, easy to use and easy to clean.

This gadget is made of quality stainless steel and is heat resistant up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit – the temperature most commonly used in home kitchens. This product is especially useful for pancakes, crepe–making, sauces, curd, egg whites, etc.

When not in use, fold the whisk handle back for compact storage. It is easy to clean, and only needs to be hand washed. The best part of this device is that it cleans up easily, and makes all your utensils look as good as new.

3. KIBEE Dish Drying Rack Stainless Steel Roll Up Over The Sink Drainer Gadget Tool

Our rating: 9 / 10

KIBEE Dish Drying Rack Stainless Steel Roll Up Over The Sink Drainer Gadget Tool

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Pros:

  • Heavy duty design
  • Sturdy and durable
  • Well-made

This is a well-designed stainless steel roll-up dish rack that can be rolled up and taken apart for easy, no-mess cleaning. It collapses into itself, which means storage is a breeze and doesn’t take up much space.

This roll-up dish rack has an easy to clean surface and will keep your dishes dry so they can be stored away easily. The surface also has high-grade silicone that helps keep the rack from sliding around on the counter.

For small kitchens, or even those with a little extra space, this roll-up dish rack may be the perfect solution. It’s easy to clean, sturdy, durable, and affordable.

4. OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer

Our rating: 9 / 10

OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer

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Pros:

  • Durable
  • Safe
  • Comfortable to use
  • Easy to clean

Green.

Looking for a professional-style slicer for guacamole? You’re in luck! For a very low price, you can get a sturdy and safe slicer that allows you to cut your next avocado like a pro.

This is a very sleek and professional looking slicer that allows you to make thin and even slices with ease. All you need to do is position the slicer on top of your avocado, press down, then twist the slicer as you pull it out.

5. Whisk Wiper

Our rating: 9 / 10

Whisk Wiper

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A hand-held utensil: This whisk wiper is a great alternative to a spoon or a fork for mixing and tossing. It means that you don’t even need a cutting board. It’s a great kitchen gadget.

You can use it to fold egg whites, stir a cake batter, or even to toss a marinara sauce.

Strong and durable: The whisk wiper is made from durable, heat resistant nylon. It’ll never rust, and it won’t leave marks in your pans. It’s long-lasting and sturdy.

6. Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot Foldable Plastic Cutting Board 19-inch x 10.75-inch Chopping Board Kitchen Prep Mat

Our rating: 9 / 10

Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot Foldable Plastic Cutting Board 19-inch x 10.75-inch Chopping Board Kitchen Prep Mat

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Pros:

  • Thin and lightweight
  • Comes with a storage case
  • Safe to use in the microwave and dishwasher
  • Scratch-proof and BPA-free
  • Durable and stable
  • Easy to clean and stow away
  • Superior anti-slip surface
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Easy to fold and take with you when you travel

This is a great set of cutting board that you really should check out. It’s made from a durable plastic, and has a non-skid surface to prevent accidents.

It folds down flat to take up the least amount of space possible. It weighs only 5.3 pounds unassembled.

If you like to cook, you might want to check this out. One of the coolest things about it is that it has got a handy 2.7-inch-wide handle to make transporting it easier.

7. GuangTouL Clip-On Strain Strainer

Our rating: 9 / 10

GuangTouL Clip-On Strain Strainer

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Spring Steel Clip, Durable, Washable, BPA Free – Strainer for Salad.

We really love the GuangTouL clip-on strainer. It can be attached to any size bowl or pot, and can be safely used to strain hot liquids as well.

Made of food grade silicone, the strainer is heat resistant up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, and you can place it straight on your cookware, like pots, pans, and bowls without having to remove the handles. Plus, there are drainage holes, so you can double up without adding extra strain.

8. Fred CAP & MOUSE Bottle Opener

Our rating: 9 / 10

Fred CAP & MOUSE Bottle Opener

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Pros:

  • Dishwasher safe
  • Great gift/novelty item
  • 100 per cent food grade silicone
  • Safe silicone grips
  • Innovative style and design
  • Refillable beer section
  • Different colors available

We love CAP & MOUSE bottle opener because of its innovative and ergonomic design. It is easier to use than other bottle openers. The ergonomic design allows users to open their beer bottles with one hand.

This is the first Bottle-opener that allows you to open a bottle with your foot as well, if you prefer this method.

This unique and practical fashion item is not just a bottle opener. To change the refillable beer section, just twist the cap off and remove the old one, before screw on the new 12oz bottle.

9. Cuisinart 1.5 Quart Frozen Yogurt Ice cream maker

Our rating: 8 / 10

Cuisinart 1.5 Quart Frozen Yogurt Ice cream maker

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Pros:

  • Low cost
  • Compact design
  • BPA free plastic parts
  • Simple stick push-button operation
  • Removable canister
  • Quiet operation
  • Free recipe book included
  • Makes up to 1.5 quarts

If you're looking for an affordable, uncomplicated, and easy to use ice cream maker, one model to consider is the Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream Maker. This ice cream maker doesn't require ice or salt to freeze your ice cream.

Instead, it comes with a freezing bowl which is internally cooled so that you can make gelato, ice cream, sherbet, frozen yogurt, sorbet, and more.

The machine includes a recipe booklet, and it also turns off automatically when the job's done and the machine is fully cooled.

10. Recipe Holder Stand

Our rating: 8 / 10

Recipe Holder Stand

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Pros:

  • Great for holding your device while you cook
  • Five adjustable settings
  • Super durable ABS body

Cons:

  • Cannot be used for smartphones the size of the iphone 6 plus
  • Limited size of tablet it can hold

This product will definitely change the way you work in the kitchen. It is a brand new kitchen gadget, and it works great. Place the Cestari on a counter top and watch your tablet or phone stick to it securely.

Free your hands while cooking, and watch a movie or read recipes while preparing food. The five adjustable settings allow you to use virtually any size of tablet or smartphone.

Pour your favorite drink while you keep your tablet fixed on the countertop. The Cestari can hold any tablet or smartphone with screen size ranging from 5” to 12”, and the adjustable shelf allows you to stick your device at the best angle.

11. Kilner Small Manual Butter Churner

Our rating: 8 / 10

Kilner Small Manual Butter Churner

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The Kilner manual butter churn has some interesting features. First of all, it’s made from stainless steel. It has a silicone knob that’s intended to be gripped with the friction due to its pulling handle. The handle is also very smooth to the hand and is intended to be pulled away.

Second, the Kilner butter churn has a crank that’s connected to the handle by a slim section of steel. The tension on the handle can be adjusted by you by pushing the crank up or down.

The rotating barrel inside is meant to rotate and get oil from the used butter. The butter oil is trapped in the rotor throughout the process. The butter is then separated out from the previous oil in the rotor.

12. Westmark Germany Multipurpose Stainless Steel Cheese and Food Slicer

Our rating: 8 / 10

Westmark Germany Multipurpose Stainless Steel Cheese and Food Slicer

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Pros:

  • This is a very high-quality item – food slicing is quick, and it slices evenly throughout the whole length of the item you are slicing.
  • Highly recommended!

It comes in two pieces, so you do have to put it together yourself. This wasn't at all a problem, however, and for me it was kind of fun.

There's very little to not like about this slicer, so I think it's fair to call this one a winner. If you want a slicer for cheese, then this is perfect. It also slices meat and tomatoes, so you'll use it many times a week.

Other Slicers:

It comes in two pieces, so you do have to put it together yourself. This wasn't at all a problem, however, and for me it was kind of fun.

13. Joie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack Puller

Our rating: 8 / 10

Joie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack Puller

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Our Top Pick for this category is the Joie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack Puller, Red, 4-pack. This mini toaster oven is a fun and convenient way to quickly heat up leftovers or a frozen meal, without having to use the main oven.

It doesn’t require pre-heating and comes in handy when cooking while you’re running late. Everything is cooked in a single, small space, and the toaster oven is ideal for meals that may have been sitting out a while and still need reheating. It also can be used to keep cooked foods warm so they don’t have to be fully cooked.

The oven can be used to directly heat frozen toast or bagels from the freezer. Because it’s so small, it’s perfect for smaller kitchens. Just don’t forget to unplug it after use, or things will get messy.

14. Norpro 8.75-Inch Cast Iron Bacon Press

Our rating: 8 / 10

Norpro 8.75-Inch Cast Iron Bacon Press

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Pros:

  • Clean cut
  • Easy cleaning
  • No need to flip while cooking

Cons:

  • Slightly bulky
  • Bacon can come out greasy

When you think of cast iron, your first thought may be of an antique skillet that has been handed down in your family from generation to generation, or a collectible griddle originally made in France.

However, the good people at Norpro have been improving upon the cast iron cookware that was introduced by the Chinese over 2,000 years ago. Designed with the benefit of 21st century technology, the Bacon Press is made from quality heavy cast iron which allows for quick and even heating for the perfect bacon every time.

The Norpro Cast Iron Bacon Press can be used with smaller pieces of meat such as hamburgers, pork, ribs, sausages and kabobs, and will result in crispy golden brown meat, in the same way that you would customize a steakhouse burger. When pressed, the bacon becomes surround by the fat that liquifies and gives you a crispier, bacon-er taste.

15. Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot Foldable Plastic Cutting Board 19-inch x 10.75-inch Chopping Board Kitchen Prep Mat

Our rating: 8 / 10

Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot Foldable Plastic Cutting Board 19-inch x 10.75-inch Chopping Board Kitchen Prep Mat

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This fun large portable cutting board from Joseph Joseph is a novel kitchen tool. The Joseph Joseph Chop 2 Pot has a large surface area to work with and is designed around the idea that you can chop, and then cook fairly easily on what will have become a spatula by the time you're done with the chopping.

The board is thick and sturdy, which means it won't get easily dinged and scratched around. It is made from BPA-free plastic and features a slip-resistant handle.

The Chop 2 Pot can be conveniently folded in half and tucked away in a drawer.

16. Kaptron Tools Spoons and Collapsible Measuring Cups Set 8 pcs

Our rating: 8 / 10

Kaptron Tools Spoons and Collapsible Measuring Cups Set 8 pcs

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So Easy To Store And Carry, Lightweight And Durable.

Kaptron Tools Measuring Spoons and Collapsible Measuring Cups set is the best kitchen tools, this set is made for measuring small amounts of ingredients when you are in the kitchen.

This set includes 8 stainless steel kitchen gadgets. This set is great to find the right amount of ingredient you need.

17. ZYLISS Oyster Tool and Knife Set

Our rating: 8 / 10

ZYLISS Oyster Tool and Knife Set

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Pros:

  • Includes an oyster shuck, shucking knife, wine key, corkscrew, and peeler
  • 3 single tools in one convenient set
  • Reduces clutter in your kitchen drawers
  • Involves minimal storage space

Cons:

  • The weight of the shell makes opening oysters difficult
  • Keeping the parts together can be a bit of a hassle

Corkscrew, Peeler.

We love the 3-in-1 design of this Zyliss Oyster Set that comes with a shucking knife, shucker, a wine key, and a peeler.

The interior of each of the Oyster Set’s tools features stainless steel blades. The shucking knife can help to open oysters in a swift manner, while the shucker can help open clams and mussels with ease.

18. PELEG DESIGN Cutlery Holder Jumbo Cute and Funny Plastic Elephant Sink Cutlery Organizer Drainer Storage Box and Toothbrush Holder

Our rating: 8 / 10

PELEG DESIGN Cutlery Holder Jumbo Cute and Funny Plastic Elephant Sink Cutlery Organizer Drainer Storage Box and Toothbrush Holder

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Pros:

  • Holds an amazing amount of cutlery and toothbrushes
  • Medium-sized elephant design is adorable and fits in most kitchens
  • Comes apart in three pieces for cleaning
  • Removable top for toothbrush storage
  • Has an adjustable depth – a toothbrush holder in the back
  • Strong plastic with a smooth texture
  • Weighs 2 lbs
  • Dimensions: 16 x 12 x 4 inches
  • The sink bowl is 12 inches long
  • A toothbrush holder

This elephant design is huge! It measures 11.7 x 11.7 x 12.5 inches. It’s made from durable plastic and is very strong and lightweight. It’s also completely waterproof, so you don’t need to worry about water damage.

The inside is divided into 12 compartments – 6 divided compartments on the bottom and 6 on the middle level. The top is for toothbrushes. The top part is removable for easy cleaning.

For this price, the elephant design might seem a little flimsy – but it’s actually quite strong. The plastic is pretty firm and smooth and the texture feels good in your hands.

19. Grillaholics BBQ Meat Shredder Claws

Our rating: 8 / 10

Grillaholics BBQ Meat Shredder Claws

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Pros:

  • Lightweight and great for handling
  • Won’t scratch non-stick grills
  • Easy to use and stays sharp
  • Comfortable handle with non-slip design
  • Lightweight material
  • Dishwasher safe and easy to clean
  • Virtually indestructible

Cons:

  • Narrow design makes it hard to shred large pieces of meat
  • Not the best at shredding chicken wings
  • Can rust

This product is a pair of bear claws that allows you to shred pulled pork ribs, beef brisket, pork, chicken, and more easily with the stainless steel blades. It’s specially designed by Grillaholics and the claws are high quality and won’t rust like the products that are made from stainless steel.

This great tool allows you to shred hard items like brisket, pork and ribs easily in a few seconds without a mess. The solid stainless steel won’t bend or rust with use and it’s virtually indestructible.

This product is ideal for people who want to shred their meat without having to use a knife. The claws save time and allow you to shred large chunks of meat without squeezing your fingers together.

20. Elite Cuisine EGC-007T Easy Electric Egg Poacher

Our rating: 8 / 10

Elite Cuisine EGC-007T Easy Electric Egg Poacher

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Pros:

  • Easy to use
  • Large capacity
  • Easy to clean
  • Big, easy to read display
  • Heats quickly
  • Can make poached eggs

The Elite Cuisine 7-egg poacher allows you to make poached eggs, omelets, or hard-boiled eggs in the microwave. It has a 7 egg capacity and a removable insert for ease of cleaning.

This microwave egg poacher is designed to work on all microwaves including induction. It heats quickly and has a large, easy to read display so you can follow the cooking settings.

21. Obol – The Original Never Soggy Cereal Bowl

Our rating: 8 / 10

Obol - The Original Never Soggy Cereal Bowl

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Pros:

  • BPA Free Plastic
  • Snap-on lid
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Made in USA

If you love cereal as much as we do, we think you'll enjoy adding the Obol Cereal Bowl to your breakfast routine. Perfect for people who like to eat their favorite cereal dry, you won't have to worry about your cereal falling out of the bowl as you give your spoon a spin.

Made from high quality, BPA free plastic, the obol cereal bowl is designed with a spiraled center that catches every last drop of cereal until you're out of cereal and have to get the last bits from the bottom. Instead of just tossing them afterwards, try making homemade birdseed with your unused cereal.

Available in a variety of colors, it shouldn't be hard to find something that'll match your kitchen decor.

22. Trudeau Flex Pot Clip

Our rating: 8 / 10

Trudeau Flex Pot Clip

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Pros:

  • Versatile
  • Easy to use
  • Keeps the heat safe
  • Stylish and convenient

The Trudeau Flex Pot Clip is a sturdy device that is mostly used to keep pots and pans secure and upright in their place. The clips can be used to hang pots and pans above the stove, the refrigerator, outside near the fire pit, and even in your garden.

This item has a lot of practical uses and can be used to store pretty much any pot or pan. It has a great look too, which makes this gadget a perfect gift for your loved ones.

23. Iwatani Takoyaki Grill Pan

Our rating: 8 / 10

Iwatani Takoyaki Grill Pan

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Pros:

  • Lightweight
  • Large cooking surface available
  • Flat surfaces for grilling
  • Easy cleanup
  • Comes with a spatula for efficient cooking
  • Well-made and durable

This low profile IWATANI Takoyaki Pan is designed to make delicious takoyaki balls, or Japanese style pancakes. The flat, slightly molded surface makes it easy to cook various types of food.

The surface is made from aluminized steel that makes it very easy to cook and clean up. The entire cooking surface is measures up to 6 inches in diameter. The grill is easy to use and operates with or without food as it comes with a non-stick surface, like other takoyaki pans.

The IWATANI Takoyaki Pan is designed to make healthy dishes and healthy treats for your family to enjoy. You can use this takoyaki pan to make various desserts and even pancakes. The non-stick surface makes it easy to clean up.

24. Frywall 10

Our rating: 8 / 10

Frywall 10

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Pros:

  • Ideal for frying food
  • Reduces cooking splatter
  • Suitable for all frying pans
  • Floats above oil so it doesn’t burn

Splatter guards are great for containing your cooking oil so you don’t accidentally burn your hands. Most splatter guards are low, which can make it difficult to fry food.

The Frywall isn’t available on Amazon, but it can be found on the product listing on the Frywall website. The Frywall is a very simple product, which might be why it was selected for the “Shark Tank” show. It’s made of a silicon material which helps it resist oil.

It is slightly longer and taller than most splatter guards. The height of the Frywall is taller than most frying pans. It can work with pretty much any frying pan.

25. Chef'n Zipstrip Herb Stripper

Our rating: 8 / 10

Chef'n Zipstrip Herb Stripper

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Pros:

  • BPA-free
  • Cleans easily
  • Affordable
  • Compact design
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Looks great
  • Works well

This herb stripper is designed to give you a tidier and neater way of preparing your herbs for cooking. It effectively strips the leaves off all your herbs from the side where the stem is located and is very easy to use.

The herbs are cut off quickly, which means that your cooking would be faster. The tool is made from a combination of plastic and stainless steel wire to make it sturdy and of high quality.

It’s dishwasher safe for easy cleaning. This herb stripper enables you to get much more from your herbs, so you can make the most of your herbs. This makes a great gift to give to somebody who loves to cook or loves herbs and spices.

26. Fred & Friends FUNNY SIDE UP Silicone Egg Mold

Our rating: 8 / 10

Fred & Friends FUNNY SIDE UP Silicone Egg Mold

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Pros:

  • Fun for the whole family
  • Made from dishwasher-safe silicone
  • Stores easily in small cabinets
  • Makes eggs fun and easy to remove

Funny Side Up is a silicone egg mold from Fred & Friends, ideal for frying, poaching, or baking. Aside from the fact that this egg mold from Fred & Friends is designed like a cat, it can also make egg preparation easier and fun.

This funny kitchen egg mold is sturdy enough to hold up to 400 degrees of heat. It can also be used to make pancakes for kids.

When you’re not using this silicone egg mold, it folds down for compact storage, and it easily fits in a miscellaneous drawer. It’s fast and easy to clean, so you don’t need to worry about washing it by hand. Just toss it in the dishwasher.

27. VOFO Herb Scissors Stainless Steel Multipurpose Kitchen Shear

Our rating: 7 / 10

VOFO Herb Scissors Stainless Steel Multipurpose Kitchen Shear

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Pros:

  • BPA-Free Multipurpose
  • High quality
  • Comfortable grip
  • Smooth operation
  • The cover is heat-resistant
  • Versatile use, can be used to chop and mince herbs, garlic, cheese, meat, and all kind of spices
  • Useful for both lefties and righties
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon
  • Rounded blades are less likely to wound the user

Cons:

  • Talcum powder is required to get rid of the scissor’s spring

FANTASTIC! These stainless steel multipurpose kitchen shears have to be one of the best herb scissors we have ever come across. We love how easy it is to use these herb scissors for both small and large amounts of herbs. We also love this kitchen gadget because it’s a very versatile kitchen shear which means that we can use it for a lot of other things such as, chopping and mincing cheese, meat, garlic, and all kinds of spice.

28. Cuddle Shack Shop Microwave Cleaner

Our rating: 7 / 10

Cuddle Shack Shop Microwave Cleaner

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Pros:

  • — Helps to kill odor causing bacteria
  • — Steam effortlessly and effectively gets rid of the grease and dirt

— Food splatter and grease splatter is easily cleaned.

— Occasionally some steam is created.

If you’re looking to buy something simple, this is the perfect gift for you. Regularly using this appliance can bring healthy and delicious food to your daily diet. Specially designed for microwave, it quickly and effectively cleans the oven.

29. Inventions for Market One Click Stick Butter Cutter

Our rating: 7 / 10

Inventions for Market One Click Stick Butter Cutter

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Pros:

* Easy to store in the fridge

This innovative little tool will save you from a lot of tough and boring work. The device lets you cut sticks of butter into 16 pieces with just a few easy clicks. Slice your butter quickly, evenly, and without needing a single knife. It’s adjustable so you can cut anything from sticks to cones or small wedges.

This butter knife was designed in Switzerland and specifically made to be used universally. It fits tables with a top thickness of up to 1.5 inches. Each unit is made from quality material that can be made to stand or hang up in the fridge.

30. Mrs. Anderson's Baking Anderson’s Pie Marker Cutter and Portion Divider

Our rating: 7 / 10

Mrs. Anderson's Baking Anderson’s Pie Marker Cutter and Portion Divider

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Pros:

  • Are versatile, can be used for a lot of different things, not just pies
  • They are dishwasher safe
  • Packaged in a fridge-proof, resealable sleeve
  • The cutters are stainless steel

Cons:

  • The 1.5" do not cut a good size portion for crust.
  • The 1.5" is flimsy and wobbly, the larger two sizes are much better at dividing the pie.
  • The 3.5" or 4" are better for portioning than the 1.5"
  • The 2.5" size works well for cutting out cookie dough.

When you find yourself in a bit of a pinch and need to quickly cut out pieces of pie, these are fantastic. You can cut a romantic heart out of your dessert too! While these are very versatile, they don't seem to work for cutting up a large steak or chicken breast.

These are just the right size, extremely sharp and ready to use right out of the package. Since the cutting edge is solid stainless steel, these are dishwasher safe. They are packaged in a durable, resealable, ziplock type of bag.

31. Monkey Business Spoon Rest

Our rating: 6 / 10

Monkey Business Spoon Rest

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Pros:

  • Holds utensils upright to prevent spread of bacteria among family members
  • Keeps dirty utensils off the countertops
  • Decorated with a cute monkey image
  • Constructed using sturdy and rust-resistant stainless steel
  • Available in different sizes and styles
  • Original is dishwasher safe

Cons:

  • Rest doesn’t slide well on granite or marble kitchen countertops
  • Non-slip pads are sold separately
  • Holds only 1 spoon at a time

A funny looking cook and kitchen gadget, the Monkey Business Spoon Rest is a fanciful kitchen utensil accessory that will add a fun element to your space. It’s an ideal gift for a woman, a new housewife or a couple who loves travelling. A Monkey Business Spoon Rest will keep your spoon in an upright position, and frees up counter space. You can choose from a variety of sizes and colors. All these spoon rests will look great in your kitchen. You’ll never want to go back to conventional spoon rests after you’ve used this one. You’ll even find these unique dips incredibly comfortable to use.

32. New Star Food Service 42313 Commercial Restaurant French Fry Cutter

Our rating: 6 / 10

New Star Food Service 42313 Commercial Restaurant French Fry Cutter

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Pros:

  • This French fry cutter is industrial strong and can be used by both professionals and home users.
  • It provides 1/2" fries and the cutter is made of heavy-duty aluminum.
  • The unit can also be used to cut French breadsticks, pizza, vegetables, base for sandwiches, tortillas, and much more.
  • The automatic suction feet keep the unit stationary as it is being used.
  • There are no moving parts on the device as it's powered by gravity.

Cons:

  • The cutter takes up a great amount of storage space as it folds in two.
  • The motor tends to overheat, so proper care must be taken when using it.

Cut French Fries Cut Thick Frozen Fries, Vegetables, Pizza, Breadsticks and Much More.

FEATURES:

  • The cutter is able to slice at a rate of one hundred and twenty fries per minute.
  • The device is able to slice up to 1/2" thick fries depending on the type of potato.
  • The length of the cutter works best for potatoes that are approximately fifteen inches long.

33. SAKI Automatic Pot Stirrer

Our rating: 6 / 10

SAKI Automatic Pot Stirrer

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Pros:

  • Pot stirrer with a rechargeable battery
  • Works automatically and without supervision
  • Powered by a rechargeable batter at up to 50-watt power
  • Two-speed motor: Slow and fast
  • Professional stirring technology
  • Works great to prevent burning and sticking
  • The durable stirring paddle can easily blend ingredients and mix ingredients evenly
  • Made of PCT free and eco-friendly pp material
  • Very easy to clean
  • BPA free

Cons:

  • It has no on/off switch. Press and hold the button to activate the mixer.
  • Lights up when in use and makes a little noise.

Automatic Pot Stirrer.

Recently, we all have a space saving cooking range in our kitchen, does that guarantee we don’t burn the food? Of course, not. Sometimes the hot soup splashes and the pot gets too close to the heating element in the stove. The result is obvious. Right?

34. HanDingSM 12+Ways To Wear Multifunctional Mask

Our rating: 6 / 10

HanDingSM 12+Ways To Wear Multifunctional Mask

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Pros:

  • You can use it in 20 different ways
  • Extra large to cover the face and the neck
  • Provides a lot of warmth
  • Works when snowboarding
  • Breathable
  • Keeps ears warm
  • You can use it in the car, during tour, camping, and other outdoor activities
  • Material is sturdy
  • Stays in place even when dancing
  • Washable, self-cleaning, breathable and lightweight

Cons:

  • Colors, fabric, sewing, usage are just as described and the material is good quality.
  • It looks great with all outfits

35. Tovolo Easy-Flow

Our rating: 5 / 10

Tovolo Easy-Flow

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Pros:

  • Made of durable and safe TPR rubber
  • Fun and useful design
  • Helps in cooking and pouring liquids
  • Easy to use and store
  • Dishwasher safe

Ditch the usual plastic spatula that you get with pancakes, and get the Tovolo Pancake Pen. It is a much better pancake pen.

The Pancake Pen is made with a reusable, food-safe TPR rubber, which makes it an ideal material for making spatulas. Thanks to this silicone material, it is soft, strong, flexible and it has excellent heat retention properties. It is BPA and phthalate-free. It is also temperature resistant, making it an ultimate tool for cooking and baking.

The design of the Pancake Pen allows for easy flipping and serving. The steady grip of this pancake pen helps in making consistent and even pancakes flipping. The domed end provides extra reach and leverage without the risk of it slicing through your pancake.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is a good gift for someone who likes cooking?

This obviously depends on the exact interests and experience level of your gift recipient. For example, if you have someone who likes to cook but doesn’t have many cooking tools, any number of kitchen gadgets would make for a great gift. If your gift recipient is already well-equipped, consider something that will help him or her relax more in and enjoy the process.

For young men and women who are just starting out in the kitchen, cooking tools are essential. However, for anyone who is experienced in the kitchen, fairly simple equipment can sometimes make more of a difference. Being able to cook with a smile can be just as fun as cooking with an assortment of equipment.

What's new in kitchen gadgets?

There are three major changes in kitchen gadgets today compared to a decade ago.

{1}. New designs and features expected from kitchen gadgets are now more focused on appearance.
{2}. The price of kitchen gadgets is more expensive.
{3}. The price of some kitchen gadgets is now so expensive that many people are finding it worth their while to DIY their own versions of their favorite kitchen gadgets.

Regardless of the cheaper alternatives, the kitchen gadgets in the list that follow are those I believe are a smart investment to maximize the efficiency of your time in the kitchen. Budget is not a concern if you have the money to purchase what I suggest below. But for a lot of people, saving money while optimizing their time is more important for them.

Here are the top 35 kitchen gadgets for your home.

What kitchen gadgets do I need?

The number of kitchen gadgets and tools people can accumulate is astounding. There are some that you’ll find completely unnecessary, and others that you won’t be able to live without. Consider your own personality and lifestyle before investing in any tool or gadget. While you might want the latest and greatest, budget needs to be taken into consideration once again.

There are countless gadgets and tools on the market designed to make your cooking easier or provide you with new experiences. It’s up to you to decide if you need all of that. It’s important to find a happy medium between the high-end tools you want and the ones you actually need.

What every kitchen must have?

A kitchen is a necessity, whether it is for a home or an office. But, you can make it much more than just a place to store groceries and cook. A kitchen can be a space for enjoyment and entertainment, where friends can gather and share.

Personalizing a kitchen in this way doesn’t require much money, but it does take a little thought and the right innovations. By blending practical items with a few high tech or luxurious kitchen items, you can design a kitchen that is both pleasing to the eye and functional.

When you cook, it need not be monotonous, as it is with some recipes, but something by which you can unwind and savor the fun. Cooking is not just a skill but skill you can practice daily, learning new techniques and inventing your own.

Conclusion

If you are one of the thousands of people who love to help out in the kitchen by preparing meals for the family, then you know the value of good gadgetry in the kitchen. With that in mind, we have put together a short list of our favorite kitchen gifts and gadgets that will make cooking more fun. These are a few of the top kitchen gadgets that will make your cooking easier and more enjoyable.

Our Recommendation

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Nostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream MakerBest OverallNostalgia ICMP400BLUE 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Maker
Joie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack PullerBudget PickJoie Silicone Devil Oven and Toaster Rack Puller
New Star Food Service 42313 Commercial Restaurant French Fry CutterUpgrade PickNew Star Food Service 42313 Commercial Restaurant French Fry Cutter