28 Kitchen Products Under $25 That Are 100% Worth The Money
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1. An electric egg cooker that’ll save you serious time in the morning. Just hit cook, go get ready, and ding! Eggs are ready for you in minutes.
2. A stainless-steel bar to get rid of the most pungent of smells, such as garlic and raw fish.
3. A multipurpose rack you can use to hold storage/trash bags open as well as to dry bottles on.
4. A whisk/spatula tool for mixing batter or gravy, scraping the bowl clean, and even breaking up ground meat.
5. A tea bag organizer that’ll consolidate multiple boxes so you can make room for…well, more tea.
6. A microwave pasta cooker to save you on nights when you’re too tired to cook (and too broke to order takeout).
7. A 5-in-1 unitool you can use as a slotted spoon, a solid spoon, a spatula, a turner, and a cutting tool.
8. A set of storage containers for keeping your produce fresh for much longer. Yup, it’s basically a miracle pod.
9. A fish turner that can get under pretty much anything, from a flaky filet to hot, gooey cookies.
10. A non-stick fluted tube pan guaranteed to give you perfectly shaped bakes every time.
11. A spill stopper so you won’t have to scrub the stovetop (yet again) because the pasta boiled over.
12. A silicone spoon spatula (a spoonula, if you will) for all your stirring, scraping, and serving needs.
13. A flat colander that can do everything a regular colander can, as well as catch peelings and protect your sink.
14. A pre-seasoned Lodge cast-iron skillet — it can go straight from the stovetop into the oven and is the perfect size for frying eggs, pancakes, steaks, chicken, hamburgers, and even baking desserts and casseroles.
15. A clip-on strainer so you can finally retire your clunky old colander.
16. A manual food chopper for breaking up ground meats, mashing potatoes, or cutting up hard-boiled eggs.
17. A two-stage knife sharpener that’ll restore dull blades to a razor sharp state.
18. A digital food scale (with a removable bowl) to get extremely precise with your recipes.
19. A silicone trivet you shouldn’t underestimate because it can double as a potholder and jar opener.
20. A handheld veggie slicer for an easy way to prepare zucchini noodles aka zoodles. If you don’t have room for a full-size spiralizer, this one is a great choice because it’ll fit in your drawers.
21. A pack of dishcloths that won’t get soggy and stinky like sponges.
22. A nonstick baking mat (with helpful measurements) to use for prepping the dough as well as baking in the oven.
23. A wall-mount grocery bag dispenser so you can finally declutter your plastic bag-filled drawers and cabinets.
24. A cold brew maker because buying one iced coffee outside a day can add up. Now you can save up that extra cash and treat yourself to some really good beans.
25. A set of color-coded cutting boards that can prevent cross-contamination and will be a breeze to clean.
26. A sharp chef’s knife to make slicing and dicing so much easier. The blade is made of stain-resistant Japanese steel that’ll hold up to repeated sharpening, and the ergonomic handle is slip-resistant and easy to grip for long periods of time.
27. A surprisingly versatile waffle maker for whipping up your fave brunch foods at home. Think of the money you’ll save!
28. A manual food chopper because cutting tomatoes and onions with a knife can be a pretty terrible experience. This will save you time and tears (you know, from the onions).
Cooking will be such a joy with these gadgets!
By Yi Yang