25 Inexpensive Kitchen Gadgets You Haven’t Realized You Need In Your Life

25 Inexpensive Kitchen Gadgets You Haven’t Realized You Need In Your Life

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    lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

    There are kitchen items a person just has to have. With all the complicated tasks that go into food prep, cleanup, and storage, anything that helps make cheffing it up easier is a godsend. However, most of us only have so much to spend on such items. Well, here are some reasonably priced (and many are rather genius) items that can help reduce the kitchen heat, while improving pazzaz.


    1. A silicone lid for pans that is microwave and freezer safe. Save a bundle on aluminum foil and plastic wrap!

    Via catchingfireflies.com

    2. These tong-scissors are amazing for chopping up what you need, right inside a bowl.

    Add in the recipe book, and fact that it never needs sharpening, and who can argue with such a purchase?

    Via Amazon

    3. Here’s a skewer that makes the most of your grill space.

    Via Burke Decor

    4. Need to mix that random, chocolaty drink? This mug has you covered. Best part is, it gets the job done without spilled milk.

    Via Hammacher

    5. Make preparing a pineapple breezy easy with this core remover.

    Via Amazon

    6. Get those cake servings proportionate every time with this cake divider. No more squabbling children claiming a slice size was “unfair.”

    Via Animi Causa

    7. Because you need that morning coffee mug to give the warning you shouldn’t have to.

    Via Etsy

    8. Here’s a silicone, microwavable popcorn popper that gives you the futuristic feel for your movie night. Pretty sure 10 cups of buttery, crunchy goodness will do the trick.

    Via Crate&Barrel

    9. Do you have problems with drippage? We are talking about ice trays here.

    Here’s an ice tray that will keep you spill and embarrassment free. It’s also helpful for keeping the ice clean and fresh tasting.

    Via Carol Wright Gifts

    10. Seriously, it would have been nice to have one of these about 15 minutes ago! May have to buy a pair of my very own.

    Via Amazon

    11. There is no citrus juicing job too big or small for this snazzy juicer.

    Via Crate&Barrel

    12. I have to ask, how is it this is the first I’m hearing about condiment clip-ons? Brilliant!

    Via Amazon

    13. Get tired of crunching on popcorn kernels right at the most intense parts of the movie? Here’s a popcorn bucket that will keep you in the moment.

    Via Amazon

    14. A silicone colander is perfect for draining steamed vegetables, and then storing away discretely.

    Via Amazon

    15. If C3PO and Hammy the Squirrel fell in love… Nutcrackers were never so shiney and cute as this one.

    Via Anthropologie

    16. Want to feel like an even bigger boss when grilling for your friends?

    Check out this multi tool that lets you do it all, without having to switch out or wash three different utensils.

    Via Brookstone

    17. Collapsible measuring cups also measure up as space savers.

    Via Crate&Barrel

    18. This venus flytrap looking device is a Snapi single-handed server. Perfect for easily serving food at potlucks.

    Via Catching Fire Flies

    19. Apparently, Edward Scissor-hands and Freddy Kruger decided to team up and create a winner on the culinary market.

    These five bladed scissors are perfect for getting through your herb dicing routine in record time.

    Via Amazon

    20. Need a travel cup that can predict how you will feel when you sip that coffee?

    This canister displays the temperature so you know if your drink needs to be reheated or not.

    Via Feel Gift

    21. Always use just the right amount of refrigerator space with this collapsible produce keeper.

    Via Amazon

    22. Cold brewed coffee (aka. Iced Toddy) is one of the miracles of the coffee world.

    It is less acidic, and more concentrated so as to deliver a more powerful and yet smooth caffeine high. Now you can brew your own with convenience using this Cold Brew Coffee Infusion Bottle. Start your hot season mornings right!

    Via Think Geek

    23. Just when I thought grilled cheese couldn’t get any easier.

    These toaster bags make grilled cheese a simple “toast and go” experience.

    Via Uncommon Goods

    24. Face it. Cold tortillas just don’t do those breakfast tacos justice.

    With this tortilla toaster, you can roll that goodness with pride.

    Via Wayfair

    25. Spin that salad like a champ with an easy cleaning salad spinner!

    Via Amazon

    H/T Buzzfeed