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Think of them as mini sous chefs!
Whether your goal this year was to strengthen your skills in the kitchen or you're obsessed with testing out viral trends from TikTok, we found incredible kitchen gadgets on Amazon that allow you to cook smarter, not harder. Amazon is filled with everything you need to improve your cooking prep time no matter the meal (so you can rest easy until your dinner guests arrive). Thankfully, Amazon's fantastic coupon page and outlet section include finds you won't think twice about purchasing.
We searched high and low to find clever kitchen gadgets and appliances that can shorten how long it takes you to prepare dinner. From the ever-popular salad spinner to a rapid egg cooker, these clever gems make the perfect hostess gift for any season! A majority of the must-haves on this list are under $50, so you won't break the bank while elevating your cooking style.
Gift this to the veggie lover in your life or use it as an innovative way to get your kids to eat more veggies. The adjustable blades can slice any vegetable and even includes four recipe Ebooks!
Enjoy a steamy facial from hot pasta without worrying about burning your hands thanks to this silicone pasta strainer that attaches to your pot.
For one reviewer, the pasta strainer is worth the purchase. "This thing is so handy! No more pulling a stainer out when you have this little gadget. It fits on all size pots and pans. When you are done you just pop it in your dishwasher and put it back."
If you are low on counterspace, you can quickly whip up a delicious milkshake, smoothie, or soup with a hand blender. The S-shaped fixed blade effectively chops up fruits and veggies.
Or, if you can spare some room, invest in Ninja's 72-oz. blender. It even includes reusable, dishwasher-safe to-go cups and spout lids.
Here's a best-selling purchase you can't knock until you try it. With a six-egg limit, you can boil, poach, or scramble eggs—or better yet, create an omelet with one press of a button! The gizmo auto shuts off, so you don't have to run back and forth from the kitchen.
With over 100,000 ratings averaging 4.7 stars, this egg cooker is an absolute must-have. One reviewer states, "If you are on the fence about getting one of these, GET ONE. It really is as easy as it sounds to have a perfectly cooked egg—no guesswork."
Using a manual can opener can cramp your hands and be pretty intimidating to use. This automatic can opener has a push-down lever and includes stainless steel scissors. What more could you want?
You've likely seen this salad spinner everywhere—and for about $30, you can find out why everyone loves it!
"I've been using this salad spinner a few times a week for the past month and it has been great! The spinner is very easy to assemble out of the box and you can start spinning in a minute. The design is very easy to use and better than the old rip-cord designs from 15 years ago. You just press down the button and the bowl starts spinning, you don't need to press down hard for the bowl to spin very fast," a reviewer explains.
If you're a firm believer that breakfast is best served any time of the day, you will use this gem on a regular basis. You can customize ingredients to fit in between croissants, waffles, or English muffins, to make the perfect bite.
According to one review, "I've been using this breakfast sandwich maker for over a year, and I really do love it. Whenever family or friends visit and happen to spend the night, they all ask me for breakfast sandwiches the next morning because they know how great they are."
Here's a beautiful electric kettle you can leave out on display. The kettle is safe to touch when you are ready to enjoy your coffee or tea. We love how the double glass design allows you to watch it boil.
Get rid of the odor wafting out of your fridge if everyone in your household stores leftovers for longer than they should. This purifier cleans the air, extends the life of food, and eliminates smells from any size refrigerator.
Let's get straight to the point: with such an affordable price, you are going to wonder why you didn't purchase this earlier.
A reviewer states, "Seriously, why has this never been invented before? It's the best thing in the history of apples!It cuts the apples perfect size for kids (and even me) and the bottom base to push the blade all the way down is a game-changer."
Whether you're having tacos or pasta for dinner, you won't have to tell the waiter to stop putting cheese! Indulge and treat yourself to a budget-friendly cheese grater, shredder, and slicer.
Reseal freshly sliced veggies or a bag of potato chips (no judgment here) with an automatic food sealer, which can both dry and add moisture to your food.
Your neighbor is going to thank you for this. Install it under your cabinet and twist it so the bottle pops open without causing strain to your hands. It works for any sized jar!
18, 960 ratings totaling 4.7 stars is proof that customers can't get enough of this ergonomic bottle opener. "What could be simpler? Find the perfect location to mount this, peel the adhesive back, and use included screws to complete the installation. And there you go! This thing works on everything from small bottles to large jars with little effort. I'm not generally a big believer in kitchen gadgets but this is truly an exception," a customer shares.
It's difficult to chop an onion when you are sobbing as you slice! This eight-blade veggie cutter, mincer, and slicer (it can do it all) will be by your side daily.
Some of the best deals can also be found in the Kitchen-specific outlet section—there's an electric meat and deli slicer for $49 (that's almost 40% off), a highly-rated dry food dispenser for only $17, and even a Vitamix professional-grade blender for 39% off.
You can easily find appliances and gadgets to solve all of your kitchen woes. Here are a few more finds that you can quickly "add to cart."