Guest Post: Top 5 kitchen gadgets every food enthusiast should have

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Today’s guest post comes to us from Olivia Rose at mykingcook.com. She writes about essential kitchen gadgets to keep handy in your kitchen at home. These items are must-haves and essential for any budding cook or experienced chef. With the holidays coming up, these would make excellent stocking-stuffers too. Thank you for your great article, Olivia. We truly appreciate the contribution.

Enjoy.
– Will

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Top 5 Kitchen Gadgets Every Food Enthusiast Should Have

Purple Pinwheel kitchen gadgetsEvery home cook should have a best friend in the kitchen. But in my case, I have more than one that I rely on when I whip up something delicious at home. As a matter of fact, these tools are not just perfect for food enthusiasts like you and me, but also, having different kitchen gadgets, appliances and tools can definitely come in handy for emergency dinners and get-togethers at home.

So, if you are looking for great ways to spruce up your kitchen, aside from having the best cookware for glass top stoves, then here are my favorite kitchen gadgets on your list of must-haves.

5 Innovative Kitchen Tools and Gadgets for You

1. Digital Volume Spoon Scale

Kitchen gadgets: Smileto® Digital Portable Spoon Scale With Solar Power. Source: Amazon.com kitchen gadgets

Source: Amazon.com

Say goodbye to doing manual measurements. No more having too much or too little of a certain ingredient, because having a digital volume spoon scale will ensure perfect measurements every time. It is a measuring cup and spoon, all rolled into one device. Just attach or detach the spoon or cup and you are all set. It’s battery operated with an LCD panel where you can read the measurements. Now, you can measure your spices, such as smoked paprika, thyme, or dried basil without fuss.

2. Portable Vacuum Sealer

Kitchen gadgets: Portable Vacuum Sealer, Source: Figs 4 Fun Forum kitchen gadgets

Portable Vacuum Sealer, Source: Figs 4 Fun Forum

It doesn’t matter whether you are planning to sou vide your steaks for the holidays or you simply want to keep your food (wet or dry) fresh; you definitely need to own a decent vacuum sealer at home. Trust us, when we tell you that owning even a food saver can help you save tons of money on food. I have a heavy duty one at home because I do a lot of experiments in my kitchen. You can do the same, if you as adventurous. There are different kinds of sealers on the market, from large commercial kitchen grades to handheld mini-sealers. Just choose the one that serves your needs.

3. Digital BBQ Tongs and Thermometer

Kitchen gadgets: Digital BBQ Tongs and Thermometer, Source: Inventor Spot kitchen gadgets
Source: Inventor Spot

Are you a BBQ lover like me? If you are, then this gadget definitely deserves a space in your kitchen. Each person has his or her own degree of cooked preference when it comes to their meats. So, it is important that we have the right temperature every time we fire up the grill. The handles on this item have a built in, battery operated thermometer to help you find out if the your choice cuts on the grill are cooked to delicious perfection.

4. Instant Wine Chiller and Refresher

Kitchen gadgets: Instant wine chiller and refresher, Source: Gadget Flow kitchen gadgets
Source: Gadget Flow

Everyone deserves a perfectly chilled glass of wine, don’t you think? Most of us follow the practice of just leaving your wine bottles out there in the open or stuck in an ice bucket. With this mini wine chiller, you simply have to stick the spout in the freezer for about 6 hours and attach it to the neck of the bottle, and voila! Instantly chilled wine in your glass. This gadget chills the wine and not the bottle! It’s simply perfect for every wine lover out there.

5. Vegetable Spiralizer

Kitchen gadgets: Vegetable Spiralizer, Source: Pinterest kitchen gadgets
Vegetable spiralizer
Source: Pinterest

With the increase in the number of people who are becoming more and more health conscious, it is definitely time to join in. Now you can use zoodles (noodles made from zucchini), carrots, sweet potato and cucumber spirals as substitutes for carb-loaded pasta with ease. There are different types of spiralizers in the market, so you can choose the bigger ones or the handheld veggie noodle makers. All you need is your spiralizer and your imagination, or some fantastic recipes to try, and you can start making delicious and healthy dishes at home.

Bonus Kitchen Gadget: Flameless Marshmallow Roaster

Kitchen gadgets: Flameless marshmallow roaster, Source: Hammacher & Schlemmer kitchen gadgets
Flameless marshmallow roaster
Source: Hammacher & Schlemmer

Usually, I am not-so-keen on single-use gadgets but who doesn’t want to have a s’mores party from time to time? This is something that most people would consider a complete splurge. But, however you would look at it, you can’t deny that this roaster is pretty awesome. Now you do not need to go out camping just to enjoy this sweet treat. Consider this my our bonus!

These gadgets and tools will surely make your life in the kitchen a little less stressful and a lot more fun!

Sources:

  1. Admetior Digital Volumetric Spoon Scalekitchen gadgets
  2. 30 Innovative Kitchen Tools & Gadgets by Hongkiat
  3. 25+ Of The Coolest Kitchen Gadgets For Food Lovers by Bored Panda
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