With so many innovative kitchen products available on Amazon, cooking can be faster, easier, more affordable and more enjoyable than ever before. From precision cutting and clever measuring tools to whimsical implements that add a touch of fun to your kitchen, there’s a huge variety of fun tools to choose from.
Oh, and over half of these items are on sale right now…
You will love our editor’s curated product picks! FYI: We are an Amazon affiliate partner and may get a share of the sale of your purchase (at no cost to you).
Set this little device in your fridge and let it eliminate harmful gases and odors in your fridge using advanced catalytic decomposition technology. It has a service life of 10 years and is more effective than traditional options like baking soda and activated carbon. No power supply necessary.
This Helpful Corn Stripper
Instead of being annoying and tedious, the task of removing corn from the cob just became surprisingly satisfying…
With over 100,000 5-star reviews, this is the most popular mop for homes on Amazon. Simply fill the bucket with water then let the foot operated spinner wring your mop out for you. Then the cleaning begins…
The Only Pizza Cutter You Need
How many practical and novelty pizza cutters have you seen in your lifetime? Well, feel free to drag all of them to your brain’s trash folder. This palm-sized cutter is sharp, safe, and effective. Get perfectly cut slices and more space in your utensil drawer with one purchase. The ergonomic wheel is comfortable to hold, exposes less blade than other cutters, and has a sliding plastic cover for when it’s not in use.
These Dip Clips
May your sauces never touch anything they shouldn’t ever again. This set of dip clips is great for personal servings of salsa, ranch, or any other dippable condiment. Each bowl holds ⅓ cup of sauce and can clip onto virtually any plate, including paper ones. But don’t think they’re delicate; these soft-grip dip clips (say that five times fast) are sturdy enough to handle your dishwasher.
This Simple Leaf Stripper
This aptly designed leaf stripper looks just like a leaf. One side can strip your larger greens like kale and chard in one swift motion. The other side has smaller holes for your herbs for quick additions of some fresh rosemary.
This Citrus Reamer
If you’re the kind of cook who likes to add a bit of fresh lemon juice right into a pan, this gadget is for you. You get an excellent reamer head with a comfortable handle that allows you to skip straining. The scoop-like design includes small holes that let the juice through while keeping any pips, pulp, or poltergeists from getting into your dish. Okay, you’re probably on your own with that last one, but stop shopping at the haunted farmers’ market!
This Set of Pickle Forks
Look, the pickle is a staple of American life, but some people are way more serious about their devotion to these brined cucumbers. Now, whenever you want a pickle straight out of the jar, there will be a fork ready and waiting. No more getting your fingers wet; just stab the pickle of your choice and chow down. A secure band attaches to the jar and holds the fork caddy which prevents any fork drippings from dirtying the fridge.
You want waffles — that goes without saying — and over 200,000 people on Amazon
This Omelette Maker for the Microwave
Who has the time to babysit an omelette before work? You will with this dishwasher-safe silicone mold. Weekday breakfast just got fancier and healthier. Just whisk up two eggs and some milk, add any veggies you’ve meal-prepped (or bought pre-chopped at the supermarket; no judgement), and slide this into your microwave. You can use butter if you’re Julia Child or French, but the non-stick interior makes it unnecessary and reviewers report it doesn’t affect the taste.
This Perfect Egg Timer
Stop guessing and know for sure when your eggs are done boiling. This timer goes in the pot along with eggs. It responds to the heat the same way the eggs do, so it will determine doneness at different times depending on how many are in the pot. The timer darkens from the outside in, showing when the eggs have reached varying stages of soft, medium, and hard boiled.
Not Your Grandma’s Butter Crock
Except… It kind of is! The fantastic butter crock is a classic design that’s been used for generations to preserve butter that’s soft, spreadable, and fresh with every single bite. Simply add a little cold water to the base, firmly pack butter into the lid, and the airtight seal will do the rest!
This Cherry Stoner
Eating cherries can be the pits, but they’re so delicious! This portable, compact stoner removes that hard center quickly and easily, so you can get right to the good stuff. No more spitting, just elegant enjoyment. Maybe you can even find someone to feed the pitless cherries to you?
This Anti-Sogginess Cereal Bowl
Are you ready for a life without soggy cereal? This bowl is as practical as it is fun thanks to its two chambers with a connecting spiral slide. Load your cereal in the top chamber and milk in the bottom. Then, you just swoop down the cereal into the milk for perfect, crunchy bites from beginning to end.
This Flexible Scoop
Some things require a bit more flexibility than the rigid scoops and cups of the kitchen. The soft head can fit into narrow containers and also act as a controlled funnel if you like to use your own pantry containers. Where this scoop really shines, however, is your freezer’s ice collector. The handle remains comfortable to touch when frozen and the scoop is sturdy enough to break up stuck cubes. Remember that funnel action? When you’re filling glasses, say goodbye to rogue ice, ice, baby.
This Reusable Strainer Bag
There are a lot of things you can use a fine mesh bag for in the kitchen, but in this modern world, you’re probably going to make nut milk. Or maybe oat or rice milk. But cheesecloth is as 2000-and-late as this musical reference. This reusable bag shall not let any pulp pass and you can squeeze to your heart’s content without worrying about breaking it. This tried and true bag is a chef favorite, in no small part due to its wide opening for easy pouring.
This Dumpling Maker
Who doesn’t love a dumpling, empanada, pierogi, or potsticker? Who loves painstakingly making a batch of any of these hand pies? Well, now you bring more crescent-shaped foods into your life with this single tool. When opened flat, this press cuts perfect circles out of your dough. When you’re ready for fillings, just fold the press for perfectly sealed and crimped edges.
This Whisk Cleaning Tool
You already know where this writer stands on whisks and this gadget remains an all-time favorite. The Whisk Wiper fits over most whisks (but comes with a perfect one, just in case) and makes clean-up a breeze. Slide it on before you start whisking and slide it off to remove all the batter when you’re done. This little tool also acts as a footrest to keep batter off your counters and a little spatula for those last drips in the bowl.
This Versatile Bread Maker
Buying a bread maker? In this economy?! Relax, this bread maker is completely mechanical and affordable. The flexible silicone opens up to a bowl where you can mix your bread and let it prove (rise). When folded into its “closed” position, steam can circulate while still allowing the hot air from an oven or microwave to create a golden crust.
Never overcook again…
These Cut-Proof Gloves
If you’re a kitchen klutz or you just suddenly feel like Gordon Ramsay after one glass of wine too many, get these gloves. Your fingers will thank you. These comfy gloves come in four different sizes and keep your hands safe from the many blades of the kitchen. From your vegetable dicing to those last few slices on a mandoline, your prep work just got safer, you brilliant sandwich.
This slicer will help you get a tomato and cheese plate around in 60 seconds flat.
This Can Colander
Don’t you love trying to strain the water out of tuna or beans from that can you just cut a bunch of jagged edges into? This can colander snaps securely onto most cans for fast, safe, hygienic water drainage. Instead of using a gigantic colander, dirtying an extra utensil, or getting can juice all over your hands, just get this little strainer.
This Pan for Cheese
Get a nice, big swath of melted cheese in only a few minutes with this pan. For the fancy among us, you may recognize this method as raclette and feel free to actually use raclette cheese. You can also melt cheese on the grill without getting (re: wasting) cheese on the grill. This pan is also excellent for your next batch of nachos … or veggies, if you’re into that sort of thing.
This Next Level Manual Coffee and Espresso Maker
Third wave coffee is a wonderful era to live in. Everyone you know seems to have more barista knowledge than expected and this press is sure to make them geek out. The AeroPress uses rapid immersion to create one to three cups of coffee in about a minute. Yes, a minute. Espresso only takes 30 seconds and a microfilter puts French presses to shame by making cleanup just as fast.
This Magnetic Spice Rack
Keep your most used (or all your) spices close by with this magnetic rack. This is a safe space; there’s no spice shaming. The minimalist design looks great in any kitchen and all you need is a metal surface to set it up. The rack holds about 3 pounds of spices and extracts which is more than you think!
Perfectly cook up to 6 eggs at a time. Boiled, scrambled, poached. Whatever you want. It even makes omelets. 100,000 5-star reviews.
This Warming Butter Knife
Cold butter is no match for this knife. Its conductive interior uses the body heat from your hand to warm the blade, so it cuts through butter like … butter. The serrated edge shaves off little curls of butter that are easier to spread and they melt as you slide the knife over your toast.
This Little Blender
Sometimes, all you need is a good immersion blender and this beauty is fantastic. For single-serve smoothies or milkshakes that don’t dirty an extra dish, just pop use this slim blender. You can get more ambitious by creating creamy soups and purees on the fly or you can use the whisk attachment to whip up any batter you’d like.
This Pistachio Snack Bowl
From shelled nuts to pitted fruit, this serving bowl has you covered and us shell-shook. The removable top dish holds your fresh snack while stylish spouts funnel chucked pits and shells to the bottom. Your snack trash is out of site and easy to empty out when you’re ready for a refill. In a pinch, you can also use both bowls as individual serving dishes!
Safely and easily open your cans with a push of a button. Over 75,000 happy customers on Amazon.
This simple tool makes any butter immediately spreadable.
Quickly wipe up wet or dry spills with this multipurpose tool from Kohler.
These Hilarious Muffin Top Baking Cups
We all know by now that muffins are stealthy harborers of calories, so these tongue-in-cheek baking cups are sure to be a hit. In addition to the side-splitting visual of the actual muffin’s top, each cup has a little give, so the jeans fill out as the batter expands. The muffins might not be the best for your or these baking cups’ waists, but they are more environmentally friendly than their disposable alternatives.
Get all of the avocado for your toast so you can make the best out of never owning a home! This simple tool is highly effective at scooping out avocado flesh and minimizing waste. You can also free mangoes and kiwis from their rinds with one motion.
Don’t let your lefter avocado go bad again, with this self-sealing airtight container, specially designed for avocados. Stick your remaining half in here, and it’ll be green and ready tomorrow morning.
This Bagel Maker
Even if you’ve never made bagels before, these molds will make you want to start. The conical tops gently create that central hole and stay cool to the touch for boiling and baking. Perforations at the mold’s base allow for easy draining before you pop the bagel in the oven. You’ll get six of these dishwasher-safe molds in this set, but New York water is not included.
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This Rice Cooker for the Microwave
If you’re thinking about getting a rice cooker, save precious counter space with this set. A measuring cup gets you the perfect rice to water ratio and the internal tub is also a colander for easy washing. Pop it back in the cooking pot, add water and the lid, and get the microwave going. The included rice paddle can lock the lid in place while doubling as a carrying handle. Even you guys with rice cookers want one now, don’t you?
Select the thickness you want your dough, and this adjustable rolling pin will get it just right.
Let this “Angry Mama” blow some steam off in your microwave and all the old splatters will wipe right up. And this set comes with a fridge and freezer deodorizer, too.
This Cast Iron Skillet
If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, it’s time! There’s a reason this is one of the most popular on Amazon.
There are so many out there, but this pre-seasoned model from THE trusted name on the scene, Lodge, is the best choice for a 10.5-inch pan. Oven-safe up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit, this skillet is also one of the deepest out there, giving you more space for saucier dishes and roasting large cuts of meat. The included rubber grip provides great maneuverability and protection to easily grab only the handle.
Simplify and speed up your prep work with this “template” that helps with slicing any small round foodstuff.
Separate your eggs and be hilariously gross doing it. What’s not to love?
This Cast Iron Cleaner
Congrats on that cast iron skillet you bought a few scrolls ago! Guess what? It’s gonna get gross and you shouldn’t wash it with soap. For those caked-on foods, just add water and The Ringer. This chainmail scrubber is made out of premium stainless steel that won’t rust. You might think that all those chainmail holes make it tough to clean, but debris washes right out. Just don’t wad it up and start scrubbing; always use it flat.