If you love cooking up a storm in your kitchen then you’ll want to make life as easy as possible for yourself. There are some fantastic gadgets out there to help with just about any task you can think of. Here are some favorites that can help to make your culinary creations go without a hitch. Whether they are seriously practical or add a touch of fun to your kitchen, you’ll be wanting them all!
#1 Silicone Scrapers
If you have a small kitchen then you need to choose your gadgets carefully. Items that serve multi purposes are ideal and take up much less room. The silicone scraper is one such gadget that serves more than one purpose and is compact enough to not get in the way. It makes cutting dough a cinch, cleaning your counters easy and scraping out the contents of your bowls, child’s play! Easy to clean, this durable 3-in-1 cutter and scraper will become a much-loved gadget in your kitchen.
#2 Compact Knife Sharpener
Having blunt, dull knives can cause extra work for you, provides inaccurate cutting and you’re more likely to cut yourself with them when struggling to cut through something! Do yourself a favour and get one of these knife sharpener tools that will keep your blades in top condition in a jiffy. It’s also small enough to make little impact on your worktop space.
#3 Silpat Liner
Anyone who ever regularly bakes cookies will understand how annoying it is when they stick to the tray. For the ultimate in non-stick cooking, you need a silpat liner in your life. So easy, you’ll be baking cookies with joy and spoiling your friends, neighbors, colleagues and family. No mess, no stick, no struggle – a must for cookie lovers everywhere.
#4 2-in-1 Pot Lid Holder and Spoon Stand
Another multipurpose gadget which is surprisingly handy even though you might not think you need one. Ever run out of worktop space and get annoyed with lids and spoons/ladles taking up valuable space and making a mess on your worktop? Well, now you can keep things tidy and mess-free, freeing up space and letting you have a more relaxed cooking experience.
#5 Egg Topper
Make breakfast time a whole lot more convenient and pleasurable with this cute egg topper device. Struggling to cut open the top of a hard or soft-boiled egg with a knife takes a level of skill not many of us are blessed with. Say goodbye to this stressful morning task by simply using the handy egg topper to cut your egg open with no fuss, mess or broken shell.
#6 One Click Butter Cutter
Never seem to get the right amount or consistency of butter for your morning toast? This clever contraption will do it for you by dispensing perfectly sized pats of butter for even melting and spreading. It also comes in handy for portioning when cooking. So simple but so appreciated first thing in the morning when you want that perfect slice of toast.
#7 Cookie Dipper
The pleasure of dipping a cookie into a glass of milk cannot be overrated. However, it comes with its perils. Dripping fingers and crumbs floating in your beverage means this joyous activity can get a little mucky. Not any more, the Dipr Sandwich Cookie Dipper is the perfect solution to a problem you never knew you had until now. It’s not essential to your kitchen but it will make life just that little bit sweeter!
#8 Sushi Bazooka
Create your own beautifully circular sushi rolls from the comfort of your own kitchen with this genius gadget. Open up the tube, pack with rice, your choice of vegetables and/or fish in the center, close it up and push out a perfectly formed sushi roll. It doesn’t get much easier than that!
#9 A Non-Ruin Pan
This copper pan is virtually indestructible so if you’ve had culinary disasters in the past, then worry no more. You will not be able to blacken it, burn it or ruin it as it is made with non-stick ceramic and copper. You won’t even need to use oil with this beauty as food will slide right out. Makes life so much easier for experienced cooks and serial burners too!
#10 Thermometer Spoon
Never have to guess at the temperature of something ever again with this incredibly useful thermometer spoon. With a digital reading that is accurate to a tenth of a degree, it also comes with an ability to switch from Celsius to Fahrenheit. It consists of a big silicone/nylon spoon with a detachable thermometer probe and makes checking your food so simple, whether in the pan or the oven.
#11 Devil Oven Pull
Super cheap and ridiculously useful, you’ll wonder why you never got one before. No matter how careful you are, pulling trays or dishes from the oven with oven gloves is cumbersome and more often than not, you end up sticking a glove right in the food! This amazing device makes the too hot to handle, a piece of cake. Simply attach the devil’s mouth to the tray or dish while you keep your gloved hands safely out of the way on the pull’s handle.
#12 Condiment Gun
Now, this isn’t going to make cooking any easier or provide any amazing culinary help but it is a touch of fun that every kitchen should have. Nobody ever said that squirting ketchup or mustard had to be dull, so liven things up by shooting your condiments onto your plates. The kids will love it, as long as it doesn’t turn into a food fight! Fill it with mayo, BBQ sauce or whatever takes your fancy and fire away onto your favorite family dishes.