17 Ridiculous Kitchen Gadgets You Don't Need Slideshow
Obsessed with your newest steak marinade that you’ve created? Make it even better with the Speedy Plus Vacuum Marinater. The plastic box comes with a vacuum pressure nozzle that allows you to suck all of the air out of its container so that the marinade penetrates your meat better than ever. The website even touts that it turns into a convenient serving platter once you’re done grilling, but we’re not throwing away our meat cutting boards just yet.
How annoying is it when the corn kernels fly everywhere when you’re cutting them off the cob? The Corn Kerneler by Amco does away with this frustration by easily removing the kernels from the cob in one quick motion, and storing them in a neat little compartment as it goes. The compartment can hold up to two ears of corn and the adjustable blade can work with any cob, no matter how thin or thick. It’s not available on Amco’s site anymore but you can easily find it on Amazon and Fancy.com.
Here’s the perfect way to do away with morning blues. Developed by the product design studio Monkey Business, the Sunnyside Egg Mold is a highly coveted item, but you can usually find one for market price on eBay.
Cut, squeeze, de-seed. Who needs that process? We don’t, which is why we’d spend $5 on this Stem — Tap the Flavor gadget. Serrated plastic teeth allow you to easily insert the nozzle into any piece of citrus and spray away. Simple assembly makes it easy to clean and it’s small enough to squeeze (excuse the pun) into your kitchen gadget drawer.
Why use a spoon for measuring and another spoon for stirring when you can use just one utensil? The Portion — Measure & Mix spoon combines measuring spoons and a cooking spoon all in one, making clean up and storage a simple matter for you.
This chic bamboo cutting board is perfect for the diligent cook who would never turn on the stove without their mise en place. Three food prep container drawers make it easy for you to prep your food while you chop away, and a mineral oil finish helps the board maintain a clean and dry surface.
This innovative three-part sandwich maker makes creating a fresh and homemade breakfast more convenient than ever. With three removable parts that toast, cook, and melt the ingredients for your sandwich, the contraption will give you a breakfast sandwich in just five minutes, doing away with your stop to the deli on the way to work.
Slicing a perfectly straight piece of a meat can be hard when your fork and knife aren’t positioned correctly, but these Roast Cutting Tongs make it easy for you to carve like a pro. No need to reposition your fork every time you go in to cut, because the tongs will hold your piece of meat in place and allow you to slice right through it.
For us, it’s hard to say no to an extra scoop of mashed potatoes, but when you’re really trying to be conscious of your diet, a tool like the Meal Measure can come in handy. Designed from the USDA My Plate measures, the Meal Measure helps you portion out your plate without going overboard.
If you’ve just gotten into creating your own salad dressings, the Prepara Dressing Whiz helps you emulsify them perfectly, every time. An aerating propeller helps you blend the acids and fat together so you have a smooth and well-incorporated dressing. No need to dirty other dishes, either, because you can store and pour your dressing in it as well.
Here’s how you solve the issue of flipping your rack of ribs in the dark without choking yourself on a flashlight. This magnetic light grill is made of a vibrant LED light to illuminate your grill during the darkest of nights, and a flexible neck and two-way holding system make it compatible for any grill you’re working with.
For the health nut, Pluck makes it easy for you to create your healthy egg-white breakfast in no time. You just have to squeeze the plastic little apparatus and it literally plucks the egg yolk right out of the whites.
For the barbecue enthusiast, this piece of equipment just made smoking your meats easier than ever. Made of durable steel that’s strong enough to be placed on a grill grate or a hot bed of coals, the flameless grill smoker allows just enough oxygen in so that your wood chips burn slowly without producing any flame.
We probably like the name almost as much as we like the idea, but if you’re looking to make your guests do a double-take at this summer’s barbecue (or maybe play an April Fool’s prank?), the Ham Dogger helps you mask a burger as a hot dog.
Is that water simmering... or is it boiling? Now you'll never have to wonder, because the Boil Buoy will tell you the exact moment your water comes to a boil. Once you hear the buoy ring, you'll know you're ready to go.
Just how annoyed do you get when you can't seem to rid your blade of all of that minced garlic? Say farewell to your worries, because the Glide Knife Cleaning Clip helps you clean your blade in one swift movement, making sure you get all of your chopped food while keeping your fingers out of harm's way.