Kitchen Gadgets From the '50s That We Need Today from Kitchen Gadgets From the '50s That We Need Today Slideshow

Kitchen Gadgets From the '50s That We Need Today Slideshow

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Kitchen Gadgets From the '50s That We Need Today

Many kitchen gadgets made popular in the 1950s, like stand mixers and blenders, are still part of our essential kitchen gadgetry, but others disappeared from shelves and into obscurity. If our kitchens weren’t buzzing with equipment and our drawers weren’t filled to the brim, these would certainly make our list of must-have kitchen tools that we need to try.

For some, the tools on this list will seem as ridiculous as a corn kerneler, but others may find a goldmine of patents in need of reviving. From a better way to slice cakes to an enviable stovetop, we think the 1950s may have been the golden age of kitchen gadgetry.