Top 30 Must have Kitchen Gadgets of 2019: Reviews & Buying Guide
A perfect kitchen and a skilled chef are incomplete without the right kitchen gadgets. If you want to boost your cooking skills, you must have the updated kitchen gadgets.
There are endless options when you go out to buy some kitchen must haves on the market. However, choosing the best kitchen gadgets is not as easy as pointing on a poster. You need to review their functionality and durability to ensure how perfect they are.
We spent nearly a month to test each and every gadget, individually. After an extensive research we came up with a list of the must have kitchen gadgets in 2019 and also have a guide on how to choose the best one.
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Must Have Kitchen Gadgets Reviews for 2019:
1. Spiralizer 5-Blade Vegetable Slicer
Don’t have incredible knife skills or simply want a slicer that’ll produce amazing cuts in a snap? Then this is the product for you.
You can also make spiralizing pasta and noodles with your favorite veggie. What could be a better way to get your kids to eat healthy? The blades are made of 420 high carbon cutlery grade stainless steel. This makes it possible to spiralize even hard root vegetables in minutes.
If you have decided to go vegan or trying to prepare gluten-free, gluten-free gourmet meals, this spiralizer is a must-have in your kitchen.
2. Ninja Express Chop Food Chopper
A fast and efficient food chopper can boost your work speed manifold in the kitchen. The ergonomically designed food chopper lets you mince meat, garlic, ginger, grind spices and chop nuts, herbs and so on in seconds.
You can also get fresh lemon and orange zest for your desserts using this tiny, little yet very powerful gadget.
3. Zalik Vegetable Chopper Slicer Dicer Cutter & Grater
The next kitchen gadget on our list is a very capable chopper cum grater. Compact and easily operable devices like this offer great flexibility. It will come real handy when you are making grilled cheese sandwich, fruits salads, or chopping veggies for your dinner.
It comes with 11 interchangeable blades makes cutting, mincing, dicing, and chopping a cakewalk for even a juvenile.
4. Cuisipro 6-Sided Box Grater with Bonus Ginger Grater
This multifunctional device basically has 7 different graters rolled into one. While you can use the fine grater surface for zest and hard cheese, the coarse and ultra coarse graters are engineered for soft cheeses like mozzarella, blue cheese etc.
Moreover, it also features a chocolate shaver that’ll help you enhance your dessert garnishing skill.
We also loved the addition of dry measuring unit on one side of the grater. To sum up, this 6-sided box grater does much more than the regular graters you get in the market for dirt cheap price.
For professional bakers and cooking aficionados, it’s a tool that cannot be missed out on.
5. Breville BSB530XL the All In One Processing Station
This is an all-in-one food processor that lets you mash, cut, mice, chop and blend food like a crazy cooking ninja.
Although almost every function of this model is amazing to say the least, we couldn’t help gushing over the adjustable slicing disc in particular.
It has 19 settings, allowing you to customize the thickness of the slices. The mashing leg with variable attachment heads also takes your cooking skills to next level of awesomeness.
6. KitchenAid Artisan Series Stand Mixer
This is one of the most efficient and well-built baking essentials on our list. No matter if you are a professional baker or an amateur, you need a gadget like this to boost your work speed while baking.
This premium device beats eggs, whips cream till it forms peak, mixes dough to perfection. It features 10-speed settings for ultra precision. The 5-quart mixing bowl can contain enough dough for multiple batches of cookies, macarons, large cakes, cheesecakes and what not.
What makes it even more versatile is that the power hub allows you to fit attachments for pasta making and food grinding. The power hub comes with 12 attachments to aid your various cooking and baking needs. What more can you ask for?
7. KitchenAid KGSSA Stand Mixer Attachment
A set of stand mixer attachments which matched our ridiculously high standards of judgment is KitchenAid KGSSA. why? Well, to begin with, these head attachments that snugly fit every KitchenAid stand mixer available in the market right now (and even the older models).
It lets you up your culinary game with a shredder, rotor slicer for a variety of meats and vegetables along with a sausage stuffer.
Using the food grinder, you can make sausages to your satisfaction right in your kitchen. The cool kitchen gadget also grates any type of cheese (soft or hard) with utmost precision.
All the attachments are can be installed in a jiffy, thanks to the multipurpose attachment hub. Last but not the least, you can easily clean the components with soapy water or rely on your dishwasher to get the job done for you.
While the previous model came with a 5 quarts mixing bowl, this one includes a 6.5-quart mixing bowl. If you need to make multiple batches of cookies, muffins, cupcakes, pancakes, bread and so on, this is a perfect choice.
This dual beater works like a charm. From beating just 2 egg whites to kneading nearly 15 pounds of bread dough, it does all this and more with magnificent efficiency.
9. Victorinox Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife
A true chef will never compromise with the quality of the knives he uses. For he knows that a sharp knife is the heart and soul of any kitchen.
Victorinox is an internationally recognized brand and their Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife is one of their most popular products. The beast is made from a special high-carbon stainless steel.
What makes it so special is its ability to hold edge exceptionally well and of course, the sharpness.
The 8” chef’s knife can be used for a variety of cutting jobs, dicing, mincing and so on. If you love your veggies Julienned, you need a knife as sharp as this one.
It also works great as a carving knife. The extra-wide blade facilitates a great balance which is further enhanced by its non-slip, ergonomic handle.
10. Chef’sChoice 15 Trizor XV EdgeSelect Professional Electric Knife Sharpener
Having the best chef’s knives is not the end of the game. No matter how sharp your knife is, it will lose your edge one day or the other. The eye-catching design of Chef’s Choice 15 Trizor packs quite a lot of punch.
First off, the device lets you transform your regular knife with 20-degree edges into a high-performance knife with 15-degree edge.
Secondly, its patented 15-degree VX technology combined with 3-stage EdgeSelect sharpening system ensures ultra sharpening and ease of use.
The flexible spring guides aid automatic adjustments. The sharpening takes merely one minute for the first time and resharpening takes just 10 seconds.
11. Philips Airfryer HD9220/26
Planning to switch to a healthier lifestyle? This amazing airfryer from Philips lets you relish your favorite delicacies without bearing the brunt of obesity.
The appliance is best suited for frying frozen food such as frozen chicken nuggets, French fries, drumsticks and what not. You can also grill fish and fry up fresh veggies by using just one tablespoon of oil. The device works in the same way a convection oven does.
It also features a fan vent. Just turn it on and you will experience no smoke or odor.
12. Prepworks by Progressive Assorted Dip Clips
Chips and fries are incomplete without dips. This beautiful set of 4 dip bowls clips on to the rim of your serving plates. Isn’t this a much better way to enjoy chicken nuggets while enjoying knicks on your barcalounger?
The clip-on attachments even work on paper plates. The dip bowls have a 1/3-cup capacity which is enough to help you smash a plate of fresh fries. The bowls are dishwasher safe as well.
13. Omega J8006 Nutrition Center Quiet Dual-Stage Slow Speed Masticating Juicer
This masticating style juicer is another must-have kitchen appliance if you are trying to maintain a healthy diet or going vegan.
The sturdily built device squeezes fresh fruits and vegetables instead of grinding them at a processing speed of 80 RPM. What’s so special about that, you ask?
Thanks to this mechanism, all the nutrients and vitamins of your fruits and veggies remain intact in the juice. It also prevents the juice from frothing up which reduces oxidation.You can also use this device to make breadsticks, Fettuccine, Fuseli.
14. Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus 850-Watt Juice Extractor
In a list crowded by some of the top-of-the-line juicers, you must be wondering what makes Breville JE98XL stand apart.
The answer is- it is one of those gem of a product that extracts more nutrients from the fruits and veggies (40% more to be precise) than its direct competitors.
It’s 3-inch wide chute can fit literally any fruit or vegetable you can think of. Those who are switching to a healthy diet plan to stay fit and active must consider investing in a product as efficient and practical as this one.
Apart from extracting from vital nutrients and juice from the fruits, it is also one of the safest juicers we have encountered so far.
The device doesn’t start until you securely put the lid on. When you put together all these features, the steep price of the gadget makes full sense.
15. Anova Culinary A2.2-120V-US Sous Vide Precision Cooker
This ultra-cool kitchen gizmo lets you experiment with your culinary skills using the popular sous vide technique. But what’s the real catch here, you wonder?
With Anova Culinary precision cooker, you cook your food sous vide without even being in the kitchen. Simply download the app on your iOS or Android device or connect to the cooker by Bluetooth pairing with your phone. That’s it!
It will allow you to constantly keep tabs on the cooking status and adjust the temperature precisely according to the food you are cooking.
All these at a mere touch of a few buttons. For those who are not aware of what sous vide is, it is simply the process of cooking food in a sealed bath using water bath of steam.
The best part of sous vide cooking using this machine is that you can increase the cooking time required. That without affecting the texture or tenderness of the meat and vegetables.
We have cooked soft meat like chicken as well as tough cuts of beef, vegetables, and fishes. Every single time, it produced consistent results. Tender and juicy meat, amazing flavors and no dry edges.
16. Instant Pot DUO Plus 60, Multi Use Programmable Pressure Cooker
This multipurpose cooker can single-handedly cater to your ever-evolving cooking needs. From sauteing vegetables, cooking breakfast eggs, porridge to steaming lip-smacking potstickers, this mighty cooker can do these and a lot more.
It features not one but 15 microprocessor controlled programs so that you can prepare restaurant-quality meals without breaking a sweat. The pot itself is large enough to cook a fascinating spread for a group of 4-6 hungry folks.
You will also receive useful accessories like a measuring cup, serving spoon with the cooker.
17. Master Pan Non-Stick Divided Grill/Fry/Oven Meal Skillet
You kitchen is incomplete with a multipurpose skillet. This non-stick skillet features 5 compartments that let you cook a 5-course meal at the same time? So much for time and energy-saving, isn’t it?
The skillet is made from heavy gauge metallic base let and has a double-layer non-stick coating. The non-stick layer is PFOA-free so that you don’t have to worry about food safety.
18. All-Clad Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Fry Pan with Lid/Cookware
This stainless still, minimalistic fry pan has an aluminum core which facilitates even distribution of heat, preventing hot spots in your food.
The Starburst finish ensures that the food doesn’t stick to the pan while cooing.
You will also like the contoured handles handle make stirring the food super easy. Add to that, the frying pan is compatible with all cooktops, oven and broiler (for up to 600 degrees F).
19. Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 11-Inch Square Grill Pan
The best part about owning a grill pan is that you can get those irresistible grill marks on your food without using an actual BBQ grill. This grilling pan is great for making chicken roast, roasted salmon, searing steaks and marinated veggies.
You also get to add a nice, smoky flavor in your food. For this, you don’t have to go outside, get charcoal or lit up a BBQ grill in your backyard.
20. Requip'd 3 Piece Stainless Steel Hockey BBQ Set
For those concerned about the environment, this BBQ set made of recycled hockey stick is a collectible they wouldn’t want to miss out on. The set is comprised of a BBQ fork, a tong and the best one, a spatula with a serrated edge for cutting the grilled meat.
The length of the tong and spatula (5.75 inches and 7.5 inches, respectively) give you enough distance from the smoldering BBQ grill, thus keeping your hand at a safe distance from the heat.
We were genuinely impressed by the hockey stick grip which, we are sure, will make flipping the meat easy for newbies as well as experienced grill masters.
21. HIC Oblong Rectangular Baking Dish Roasting Lasagna Pan
This large dish with a high edge is made from high-quality porcelain and is completely freezer, microwave and broiler safe (up to 500 degrees F). It lets you make lasagna and casserole dishes.
This casserole dish also doubles up as a serving dish. For those days when you are feeling too lazy to cook even a two-course meal, just make some tuna casserole or quiche in this dish, pour yourself a glass of white wine and relax!
22. Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun
This thermometer temperature gun boasts a distance to spot ratio of 12:1. This simply means the temperature readout provided by it is way more accurate than most similar-priced IR thermometer.
With the help of this tool, you can measure extreme temperature without touching the object.The same feature also allows makes this device suitable for complex electrical circuit repair jobs, automobile and hope repair assignments as well.
23. Smeg TSF01PGUS 50's Retro Style Aesthetic 2 Slice Toaster
This retro-style toaster from Smeg is a great, classy addition to both contemporary and rustic kitchens. It features 6 browning levels, a significant feature you will love if you are very particular about the crispiness of your toast.
The indicators and knobs work perfectly fine. The best part about this toaster is how quickly it toasts your bread. Depending on the thickness of the bread, you can keep the setting between 1.5-2.5 for medium-toasted bread.
24. Hamilton Beach 68330N 4-Quart Automatic Ice-Cream Maker
The ice cream maker is larger than most appliances that require adding rock salt and ice. You don’t even have to churn the ingredients manually to get the perfect texture. The motor-powered beater does that for you.
25. The Keyboard Waffle Iron
Fancy eating a delicious, crispy-on-the-outside, tender-on-the-inside Belgian waffle shaped like a keyboard? Waffle-out be like “say no more FAM”! Don’t just go by its cute looks.
You will also love the light and heat-resistant handles let you flip the iron like a pro. To make the crunchiest waffles, we advise you to preheat the iron, then put some cooking spray and then pour the batter. Wait for just 5 minutes!
26. Cuisinart DCC-3200 14-Cup Glass Carafe with Stainless Steel Handle Programmable Coffeemaker
You can’t call your kitchen a great kitchen until it has a great coffee maker. Love your coffee fresh, hot and strong? You just have to make minimal adjustments on this coffee maker to get your perfect cuppa.
While the gold tone filter ensures just the right taste and strength, the carafe has a capacity of 14 cups which makes it suitable for offices too.
The easy-to-use control panel allows you to adjust features like 24-hours timer, self-cleaning and temperature.
27. Measuring Cups Stainless Steel 6 Piece Stackable Set
The baking aficionados will require an appliance like this to up their baking game. The set of 6 stainless steel measuring cups come in different sizes.
The measurement starts from ½ to 1 cup. The sizes are engraved on the cups in bold, large letters, making them easy to view. The narrow profile and flat bottom of the cups prevent the liquid from dripping down the edge.
The measurements are shown in both "cups” and “mls” to make your job easier.
28. Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety Master Opener
Isn’t it frustrating when you can’t find the right can opener to open your baked bean jar? That’s why you need a multipurpose can opener like this that does more than just opening baked bean can.
This 5-in-1 can opener can also unscrew tops, pop open beer and soda bottles, crown caps without hurting your fingers.
We liked how the opener only cuts the rim of a jar lid and not the top. It is also damn simple to attach the tool to the can.
29. Black & Decker Lids Off Jar Opener Jw275
Opening those damn tight jars bare-handed takes quite a lot of muscle power and time. Having a gadget like Black and Decker Lids Off makes opening straight jars as easy as taking a walk in the park.
From pickle jars to pasta sauce jar lids, from glass jar caps to plastic lids, it works on simply any type of standard-size jars you throw at it.
Another noteworthy feature of this jar opener is its ease of use. There is no on and off button which can be a little confusing for some but only at the beginning. The machine activates itself automatically when enough pressure is exerted on the bottom platform.
We also loved the compact and low-profile design of the device makes it easy to store in small kitchens- nice touch.
30. Zyliss Cook N Serve Silicone and Stainless Steel Tongs
A good pair of tongs is much easier to flip flat breads, meat, toss vegetables and noodles with a tong than with stirring them with a spatula in a pan.
The key feature of this model is the silicone tips. It not only prevents scratching but also makes the tongs resistant to high heat.
The ergonomic design of the tool also makes it fairly convenient to maneuver.
How to Decorate Your Kitchen Gadgets
Kitchen gadgets are always a great and useful investment. They not only make work easier in the kitchen but they also spice up the kitchen space. Even people who do not enjoy cooking, love to spend time in a stylish kitchen.
Kitchen decor does not end with wall painting and installing cabinets. Pick stylish appliance and use some these gadget decorating tips to spice up your kitchen.
1. Install multitasking pot racks
Hang your cookware along you wall in sturdy metal hooks. This simple tip will create an eye-catching arena in your kitchen. It also frees up your cabinets for better and safer storage.
2. Put in a plate rack
Plate racks are common in a cottage kitchen decor. However, you can also add this decorating idea to your kitchen and display pretty dishware in a stylish manner.
3. Stock some black appliances
Black appliances create an illusion of bigger spaces as compared to shiny stainless steel that dominates a room. If you have a small kitchen, shop for sophisticated black refrigerators, microwaves or stoves.
4. Keep away small kitchen appliances
Keep the items you really need on top of counters and store away those appliances that you use rarely. This will not only declutter your kitchen but also gives you a relaxed feeling when cooking.
Keep away appliances such as stand mixers and hand mixers. You can keep the coffeemakers and microwaves on the counters or accessible cabinets.
5. Adapt your appliances’ storage
Adapt the organization and storage of your appliances and gadgets according to the season. During the winters, keep your ovens and stoves near. Stock up your hot spices in the open pantry but keep away blenders and water pitchers.
During the summers, you can display your beautiful water pitchers and put blenders within reach. Keeping your appliances according to seasons give your kitchen fresh and convenient every time.
6. Invest in some vintage appliances
Vintage appliances are not common in modern kitchens. However, these timeless pieces add instant style into a dull kitchen. They add some color and charm.
Pick a quality 1950s style refrigerator or an antic sink bowl. Their dimensions may be different from modern appliances, but that is why we love them. It adds uniqueness to a kitchen style.
7. Display Collections
You can display some gadget collections while storing them. Create shelves in front of windows and store in some colorful kitchen gadgets.
The light coming from the window will make the display beautiful and in turn, create a beautiful kitchen display.
8. Add some accessories
A kitchen needs accessories. If you have some free wall consider hanging some beautiful works of art. For a sentimental decorating idea, put some leaning frames and some pretty dishware on open shelves.
Cooking is one of the most enjoyable activities in a home. Good food adds life to any home event. Cooking is involving, it is creative but it is also risky. If you want your cooking to end successfully, you must observe kitchen safety.
Keep a neat and clean kitchen at all times. You can also spice up your kitchen with some unique decorating ideas and enjoy your time while cooking.
Now that you have a comprehensive list of the best cooking gadgets. We have made sure to cover every aspect of cooking and baking while choosing the products.