The heart of a home is the kitchen and for those of us who love to cook and bake, this sentiment could not be more true. The kitchen is essential for us to fuel our bodies with meals and beverages to help us tackle our day to day. And since the kitchen is such an important part of our home it’s also the space where we need the most items and tools to ensure we prepare the meals, desserts, and beverages we love. We rounded up those items right here on this list with kitchen and dining products perfect for you or anyone. A butter dish may seem like an afterthought but if you’re someone who uses butter everyday, you need one this one. It’ll keep your butter from melting on your counters saving you the hassle of a messy clean up. Other essential and useful items you’ll want to keep an eye out for are the handy Meatball Master and pepper core remover, both excellent for meal planning, prepping, and storage. All of these items were made to be essential tools for every kitchen and dining space. Scroll ahead for the full list of kitchen items you’ll want for yourself and someone else.
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Butter Won’t Melt In This Butter Dish With Lid and Knife
I was notorious for leaving my butter on the kitchen counter near my hot stove to then find most of it melted. Not anymore since I got this butter dish. It’s simple yet incredibly practical since it comes with a lid with butter knife attached. It will save you time from having to wipe butter off your counter.
Brew the Most Delicious Coffee With This Pour-Over Coffee Maker
If you like your coffee-making as straight-forward and simplified as possible, try this pour-over coffee maker that brews a strong cup in seconds. I love that it’s paperless and uses a metal filter since that produces so much less waste and cuts expenses! Satisfied reviewers love that it’s the perfect 14 oz size, superbly well-made, and makes the perfect cup so easily.
Charcuterie Your Way Through Life
Charcuterie boards are the ultimate in entertainment snacks. I’ll be honest, they are my favorite too but I normally feel like I don’t know how to make a Pinterest-worthy presentation. This charcuterie board and tray takes the guesswork out. And it comes with utensils for slicing cheese, so it also gets an A-plus in practicality.
Mini Cocottes Are Incredibly Versatile Serving Ware
I love a good ceramic dish and this set of mini cocottes are useful and adorable. You can use them for prep work, soups, desserts, and so much more. I love that they are stackable and come with lids. The variety of colors they come in are wonderful and will match whatever decor you have in your kitchen or dining area.
No More Bottles Toppling Over With This
Water bottles are the bane of my existence, it seems like they multiply overnight when nobody’s looking! I keep them in order with this three-shelf water bottle holder that stores up to nine bottles (or 12 baby bottles).
Mixing Bowls Essential For Every Kitchen
These mixing bowls are high quality and easy to clean, they also stack perfectly within each other so they save you a lot of room when storing. One customer wrote: “These are gorgeous! The photo does not do them justice. Not the least bit flimsy, and they sit very steadily. I really like the substantial lip on the rim. These will make perfect gifts too.”
Say Goodbye To Pesky Pests With This Fruit Fly Trap
There’s nothing worse than trying to fix yourself something to eat and then you notice there are bugs flying around you and your food. Luckily, there’s an easy way to get those pesky things out and that’s with this Katchy Duo Indoor Fruit Fly Trap. Your kitchen will be bug-free and with it’s sleek design, the Katchy will look great while doing the work for you.
Get This Cast Iron Skillet for the Tastiest Meals
Consider this not only a pitch to buy this pre-seasoned cast iron skillet but also an infomercial for cast iron cooking. I moved almost exclusively to cast iron cooking over the past year and I’ve never looked back. No more non-stick surfaces losing their “non-stick-ness” and I can move food from the stovetop to the oven and back again easily.
Say No To Food Spills With This Clip-On Colander
I don’t know why it took someone so long to come up with a clip-on colander, but it exists and I’m here for it. Available in large and XXL sizes, this strainer doesn’t require any additional pans to clean. Just pop it on the pan that needs to be drained and that’s it. It is dishwasher safe which is a huge bonus.
Your New Fave Morning Combo
People who swear by French press coffee would never be satisfied with anything less. “It just tastes better,” the reviewers say. This French press coffee maker will get you in their good graces by giving you complete control over the final product. This set also includes a milk frother, which is a great extra that’ll set you back around $10 by itself.
Pizza Night Will Be Even More Fun With This Paddle
Get in touch with your inner pizza maker with this pizza paddle. You don’t need a fancy pizza oven (although you can surely use it there if you have one), this pizza pal even works in a standard oven. You know what it’s like, you put the pizza in cold and then try to figure out how to remove it without ruining your toppings or burning yourself. This paddle has a folding handle that makes it simple to store.
This is a Piece of Art and It Will Make Your Wine Taste Delicious
Whether you’re pouring a fine reserve or an inexpensive blend, this sculptural glass wine decanter is going to make it taste so much better. The design enables “maximum oxygenation” for the best flavor and can hold a standard bottle of wine. Plus, it looks amazingly elegant on your table for special occasions or everyday use.
The Rotary Cheese Grater is a Must-Have Kitchen Tool
How did I grate cheese before I got this gadget? This little kitchen champion has a specially designed drum grater that finely grates everything from nuts to hard cheeses. All the pieces come apart easily for no hassle cleaning.
If You’re Looking For Barware Then You Need This
Picture this: You’re entertaining a few friends and co-workers and no fewer than 15 people are running their hands through the ice bucket in your freezer. Gross, right? This insulated ice bucket will give you luxury hotel vibes and offer a more sanitary way to chill drinks. It comes with a pair of tongs and a lid that has a nook to store them in.
Make Tofu At Home With This Tofu Press
Tofu interests me … but it also scares me. I never know which type to be, what to do with it after I get home, or how to season it. This tofu press maker will take care of at least one of those issues, making it simpler to drain tofu in preparation for cooking it. Set the tofu in the strainer basket, pop on the lid, and walk away. In a few hours, the tofu will be ready… if you know what to do with it.
Take Your Baked Goods to the Next Level
Homemade whipped cream is pretty much the best stuff on earth, but it’s hard to get it out of the mixing bowl and onto your dessert in a neat way. This professional whipped cream dispenser is going to be your new bestie in that situation! It has an aluminum N20 charger holder, a heavy-duty aluminum whipping mechanism, and a variety of screw-on tips to make special designs on your desserts.
These Bottles Are The Best For Storing and Preserving
Not only can you use these bottles for various different cookery projects, but they add a touch of vintage style to your kitchen. The reviews say: “So far, so good! I’m using these bottles for kombucha. The glass seems thick, and so far the tops are strong and keep all gas in during the carbonation process. I loved the surprise of the chalkboard stickers and chalk pen – very useful when labelling my batches for the date of brew and contents!”
Keep Your Ground Coffee Fresh In This Coffee Canister
Coffee should always be within arm’s reach, amirite? Now you can store it (or other things like matcha, loose-leaf tea or even flour) in a stainless steel canister that offers date-tracking (so you know when it’s at its freshest) and a measuring scoop. The rubber seal preserves flavor and shelf life, but let’s be honest, how long is that coffee going to last? I’m guessing not very long.
Meet the Meatball Master Your New Favorite Kitchen Tool
Meatballs for a crowd sounds like a lot of work, doesn’t it? Unless, of course, you have the Meatball Master. The Meatball Master turns two pounds of meat into 32 meatballs easily and not only helps you shape them but gives you somewhere to store them, too. The best part, in my opinion, is that all of the balls come out the same size, which makes cooking them a lot simpler. I’d buy two of these, one for meatballs and the other for desserts.
Over the Sink Drying Rack Saves Space and Looks Great
We recently upgraded to this over-the-sink dish drainer and I couldn’t be happier. It takes up no counter space and isn’t unsightly like our big, hulking previous version. It’s adjustable, too, so you’ll get a perfect fit no matter what kind of sink you have!
Create Extra Storage With This Stove Shelf
If you have a small kitchen, you know that every inch of storage potential must be maximized. This stove shelf is a brilliant way to add storage space to the under-utilized spot atop the stove. This smooth, steel shelf sticks securely thanks to magnets–no installation or tools required. Comes in black, white, or silver finishes.
If Cereal Is Your Favorite Then You Need The Crunch Cup
Taking cereal out and about with you used to be a mushy nightmare, but this clever cup holds your cereal separately from your milk until it’s time to eat. The reviews say: “My kids always want cereal in the morning but they move slower than a snail in molasses. I bought this and loved it so much I bought a second one. They eat on the way to school so they are happy and I don’t have to yell at them quite so much to hurry up so I’m happy too. Highly recommend!!”
This Organizer is An Absolute Need
I have this pots and pans organizer and I can’t tell you how much time and energy it has saved. Not only does it enable me to grab just the right pan without sorting through piles of pots and pans, but it also keeps everything just ever-so-slightly separated to protect from wear and tear. Use it in both horizontal or vertical positions, on your counter or even inside a cabinet.
Beautifully Sprinkle Ingredients With This Dusting Wand
Lightly sprinkle flour, powdered sugar, or spices over your beautifully crafted dessert or meal with this dusting wand. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel like a fairy sprinkling sugar with this wand. It’s such a neat gadget for many kitchen needs.
Get This Cold Brew Coffee Maker For Iced Coffee Everyday
This is a dream come true for those who love a good cup of cold brew. It’s sleek design makes it incredibly easy to use. You simply add your favorite coarse ground coffee, water, and let it sit until your cold cup of deliciousness is ready to drink. Would serve as an awesome addition to any coffee drinkers kitchen.
This Organizer Will Help You Optimize Drawer Space
I have a fairly small kitchen–which includes small drawers. Last year I spent months figuring out ways to organize my kitchen and maximize the space. One of my favorite finds was this cutlery organizer. Its unique design creates more space in your drawer so you can fit more. I highly recommend this purchase.
Make Excellent Use of Your Storage Space
All these boxes of plastic wrap, foil, and baggies make me kind of crazy. They’re indispensable, yet take up way more than their fair share of space in the kitchen cabinet. I’m slightly less annoyed now that I’ve found this Box Organizer, an inexpensive solution for wrangling those boxes into order.
This Kettlebell Bottle Opener is Very Unique
Exercise fanatics, get excited! Now you can pump a little iron (literally) while opening your favorite bottle with this novelty kettlebell bottle opener. Coated with the same durable enamel and made from the same materials and processes as a genuine kettlebell, your friends and family will get a kick out of this themed opener.
This Pepper Deseeder is a Great Addition In Your Kitchen
This stainless steel pepper core remover takes all of the work out of deseeding, with a simple flick of the wrist. And thank goodness because I’m famous for rubbing my eyes after deseeding peppers. It works for all sizes of peppers and can also be used to remove seeds from other fruits and vegetables.
Your Produce Will Stay Fresh In These Canisters
Your produce will stay fresh longer than in a bag in these farmhouse-inspired canisters. They feature ventilation holes and are made of carbon steel so you know these will last. Check out what the reviewer had to say, “This whole line is super cute and well made! I got the spoon rest, butter dish, and potato/onion/garlic canister set, and I love all of it.”
You’ll Be Happily Baking With This Three-Tier Oven Rack
If you have a pie you’d like to bake but also need to cook a casserole and a rotisserie chicken, you’ll need to maximize oven time and space. This three-tiered oven rack is going to be incredibly useful for those times you need to bake a load of food.
Vacuum Seal to Save Your Food
I’ve never been a big user of vacuum sealer machines, but I’ve recently found this one and the list of pros is long. This vacuum sealer machine can seal up to three bags of food at a time and has separate modes for dry and moist foods and both normal and gentle modes.
These Veggie Containers Keep Produce Fresher for Longer
I often buy a lot of vegetables or fruit when I’m shopping because I tend to overestimate how much produce I’m going to actually eat. This often leads to produce going bad in my fridge after a few days. I’d heard of these produce storage bins and decided to try them out. I’ve found they keep everything really crisp and I actually get excited to open the fridge just to see all the vibrant, bright colors neatly packed and ready to go.
Get An Accurate Temperature Read With This Digital Thermometer
This digital thermometer is exactly what you need in your kitchen for fast and accurate temperature results. It really does only take a few seconds for a full read. You can easily switch between fahrenheit and celsius and the attached key ring is useful to hang for storage.
Chop, Whisk and Puree With This Handheld Blender
This handheld blender has been the most useful kitchen gadget I’ve purchased. I blend smoothies for myself and my family every day and I love how this blender and set is easy to clean and store. The design is minimal but the impact of use is amazing.
Show Someone Special Some Love With Heart-Shaped Waffles
Who isn’t a fan of classic waffles? Show that special someone you care, or maybe just treat yourself, with some heart-shaped waffles using this electric heart waffle maker. It’s easy to use and cleanup is a breeze thanks to the nonstick plates. After all, you have better things to do than clean.
This Ravioli Mold Makes the Perfect Homemade Italian Ravioli
Want show off those cooking skills? This ravioli maker includes both the tray and press to make pasta-making so much easier. Because the mold does all the cutting and shaping for you, you’ll look like a master chef when you serve up these raviolis.