Once you’ve got these gadgets you’ll realize you were lost without them! Kitchen gadgets should be about making life easier in the kitchen. Time is usually at a premium when cooking, so anything that cuts out some effort or elbow grease is a welcome sight. Kitchen gadgets aren’t just about practicality, though. There are some gadgets out there that are so much fun you shouldn’t live without them… you could, but you shouldn’t! Check out these 10 amazing kitchen gadgets:
Ice Cream Makers may seem like a bit of an indulgence, but you’d be surprised at how much use you get out of them. When you’re entertaining, they’re a great way of whipping up a fuss-free homemade dessert. Nobody wants to be preparing dessert in the kitchen and missing out on all the fun. Plus if you have children it’s a great way to get them involved in some cooking.
- Apple Divider & Corer
A simple push down and apples are sliced and de-cored. If you have children (or even adults) who are a bit fussy, this will save you some effort at snack time.
Garlic is a staple ingredient in most households. It can be chucked in with a roast, minced into spaghetti, or chopped into a curry. Garlic twists, or mincers, do the work for you. There quick and easy to use, plus they remove peel and also mince.
Juicers are a great way to sneak some more fruit and vegetables into your children’s diet. Or used to produce fresh juice at the start of each morning. Masticating juicers are the newest trend in juicing and ensure all the nutrients are retained. Healthy But Smart has reviewed a huge range of juicers and you can find a list of the best masticating juicers here. If you already own a blender, you can use this to make smoothies instead. Just make sure you add some fruit or veg to the mix for a healthy smoothie.
Gone are the days of accidentally squeezing lemon juice into your eyes and into your dishes. Citrus tools do all the extracting for you. Which means less waste and less mess.
- Electric Mincer
- These versatile tools can be used to mince meat for sausages and burgers. They can even be used to create stuffings and terrines. It’ll be a gadget you never knew you needed!
If you’re capable of spending big on kitchen gadgets, invest in a food processor. Not only do they make soups and sauces, they can also be used for pate and pastry.