When stocking the kitchen for the first time, most of us don’t look past the necessities, like pots, pans, and spatulas, but there are so many other amazing utensils that will make cooking so much easier. These awesome kitchen gadgets will help fix a variety of cooking annoyances we encounter every day. Whether you constantly make a mess by dropping your stirring spoon or can never get your serving sizes right, I guarantee you, there’s at least one utensil you need on this list.
It’s also worth noting that while prices are listed, Amazon regularly changes prices on items so they may be higher (or lower if you winning) than I have listed.
20 Kitchen Gadgets You NEED in Your Kitchen
Oven Rack Puller
One of the most annoying parts of cooking is trying to get the food out of the oven. This simple tool pulls the oven rack and dish out so you can grab the dish inside with ease. $11 at Amazon
Snap and Strain Colander
Replace your traditional colander with this awesome tool. It easily snaps right to the side of your pan. $16 at Amazon
Steam Seal Lids
Keep your food fresh in the fridge or steam some vegetables in the microwave with these multi-purpose silicone lids. $11 at Amazon
Silicone Pot Clips
Prevent messes with these handy little utensils that clip to the side of the pan to serve as a spoon rest. $7 at Amazon
Adjustable Rolling Pin
You’ll never have to guess how big you need to make your pie crust again with this awesome rolling pin. $20 at Amazon
Easily separate your yolks from your whites with this cute kitchen utensil. $7 at Amazon
Rotary Vegetable Peeler
This compact utensil is so much more than a vegetable peeler. It has three blades perfect for peeling, julienning, and removing potato eyes. $13 at Amazon
Fill your freezer bags with leftovers hands-free with these unique utensils that have nonslip clips to keep the bag open while you pour. $11 at Amazon
With this fun utensil, easily turn vegetables into pasta. $14 at Amazon
Over the Sink Strainer Board
Cut and rinse your vegetables all at once with this awesome kitchen essential. $20 at Amazon
Make your own cooking spray with this cooking spray featuring a clog-free filter and beautiful glass bottle. $26 at Amazon
Spaghetti Serving Sizer
Never make too much pasta again. This simple tool helps you measure exactly how much pasta need for your family dinner. $10 at Amazon
Pineapple Corer and Slicer
With this easy-to-use kitchen tool, you can core and slice a pineapple in a matter of seconds. $7 at Amazon
Antimicrobial Silicone Sponge
Ditch that smelly sponge in your kitchen sink and replace it with this antimicrobial sponge instead. It gently cleans your dishes and is resistant to mold and mildew. $10 at Amazon
These adorable kitchen utensils will help you prevent burning or boil overs by lifting the lid of your pots to allow steam to vent. $9 at Amazon
Thaw frozen meat within 60 minutes without preheating or hot water on this defrosting mat made of antimicrobial aluminum. $18 at Amazon
Microplane Zester and Grater
This small utensil can be used for so many things – shaved chocolate, lemon zest, shredded cheese, and even minced garlic. $14 at Amazon
Pop this small colander on top of your canned vegetables or tuna to cleanly strain the liquid from the can. $7 at Amazon
Silicone Baking Mats
These mats are perfect for baking, kneading, rolling, and freezing a variety of baked goods, from candy to bread. $17 at Amazon
Easily cut, mince, and chop herbs with these useful multipurpose kitchen shears. $14 at Amazon
If you have been around here for any amount of time you know my love of kitchen gadgets runs deep.
Here’s to helping you solve all your kitchen dilemmas. Unless your dilemma is burning food, there’s another remedy for that.
I want to ensure you have all the gadgets you heart desires and your kitchen could ever need.