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    32 Kitchen Gadgets You'll Really And Truly Use All The Time

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    1. A sandwich bag rack to prevent spillage when you're just trying to meal prep for the week!

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    Get two from Amazon for $12.99+.

    2. An oven and toaster rack puller so you never again have to reach inside to pull out your delicious goodies.

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    This guy works in both ways! You can pull racks out when food is ready, but also push racks in once food is taken out.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.12+. And for a bamboo option, check out this one.

    3. A water filter you'll be proud to leave on your dining table during a meal. The wooden handle adds a bit of sophistication to the overall classic design.

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    This pitcher is shatterproof, has an anti-slip silicone bottom, and is equipped with an electronic filter indicator. You'll save money while drinking squeaky clean water. Amaze. Did I mention the filter lasts for up to 90 days?

    Promising review: "This has been such a godsend to someone who doesn't want to bother with fitting my sink with a filtration system, especially since those are notoriously known for leaking! You can fill this thing up with tap water and have clean, tasty water seconds later — it's that fast! And, you can stick it in the fridge for ice cold water on demand. This is seriously a great item, and the electronic day count on the lid is super helpful in keeping track of the filter's freshness. Overall, this is an awesome product." —Tiffany Rodriguez

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    4. A pair of onion goggles to prevent teary eyes while you're chopping away.

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    Promising review: "These are very comfortable to wear thanks to the lining of foam on the inside, which also keeps any onion 'fumes' from leaking in. Great product!" —KateNoTears

    Get them from Amazon for $14.52+ (available in five colors).

    5. A pancake batter pourer so you can design A+ pancakes and get the award for being the most creative breakfast maker.

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    You can add all pancake ingredients to this bottle and then use the BlenderBall to mix!

    Get it from Amazon for $12.49.

    6. A 3-in-1 slicer that'll cut and core apples, mangoes, and whatever else you may feel like eating that day.

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    The blades are interchangeable and sharp – so be careful!

    Get it from Food52 for $26.

    7. A produce saver to lengthen the lifespan of your groceries so you can actually finish everything in your fridge and get your money's worth.

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    The secret to these containers is the carbon filter that traps and absorbs ethylene gas, slowing down the spoilage process. The adjustable lid maintains humidity levels, while the elevated colander keeps produce away from the walls to promote air flow.

    Promising review: "It's hard to get my family to eat vegetables without them getting slimy by the end of the week. These new containers have been great! Not a single vegetable gets slimy! All of our fruits and vegetables last much longer in these, and I love that I can actually wash the food using the green insert and it drains instead of leaving a pool. We put the vegetables and grapes in this medium size bin and berries in the smaller size bin. I also love that our fridge ends up looking so tidy and organized with everything still easy to see." —Allison

    Get a pack from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three sizes) and get the filter refills for $9.99.

    8. A digital food scale with a conversion chart etched onto the top so you don't have to ask Siri how many tablespoons are in a cup.

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    This scale measures grams, ounces, pounds, milliliters and fluid ounces. It comes with batteries and has an easy-to-read screen.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection available exclusively at Macy's for $24.99 (originally $35.99, get an extra 20%-off with code BIG).

    9. A bag clip that'll moonlight as a scooper for coffee, tea, or rice.

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    The scooper measures 1.5 tablespoons.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.11.

    10. A silicone oven grip and splatter lid set to eliminate microwave explosions and annoying finger burns when prepping your next meal.

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    These are heat-, microwave-, and dishwasher-safe. They'll do double duty acting as oven mitts or lids for your stovetop pots and pans.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection available exclusively at Macy's for $11.43 (originally $28.99).

    11. A heating-conducting scooper so you're not hacking at ice cream like a lumberjack until some finally comes loose.

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    Promising review: "I own an ice cream shop and employees often complained about their arms hurting after a busy day of scooping ice cream at the shop. I have been searching for the perfect scoop recently and ran across an ad about the heat conducting scoop that caught my attention. I ordered one to try and I loved the way it cut through the hardest ice cream. I have since ordered additional scoops and although my employees still complain about the busy times at work...their arms no longer ache." —Hugh

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20.

    12. A tool you'll be able to use for multiple jobs. It's a slotted spoon, a solid spoon, a spatula, a turner, and a cutting tool all in one!

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    This nifty tool is dishwasher-safe and can withstand heat of up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Promising review: "Give this a cap and a costume, because this is the only thing I need in the kitchen! I've used this to flip grilled cheese, stir red beans and rice, strain Brussels sprouts, and taste sauce. I use the flat edge to cut onions that are too large, and I also use this to scrape the bottom of the pan. Plus, this has held up fine in multiple dishwashings, and has allowed me to toss a few kitchen tools that have become obsolete." —Hiawhatha

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    13. A splatter protector you're gonna become obsessed with when you no longer have to clean up grease and oil from your stovetop. Bless.

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    This protector will fit any 10" pan. It's dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "I was skeptical that the Frywall would work, but it is amazing. It keeps all the splatters and mess inside the skillet and not on my stove. Plus, I can use this when I stir fry vegetables to keep items from falling out of the pan. Cleanup is a breeze since it goes in the dishwasher. Also, the handy storage sleeve stores the Frywall neatly in my cabinet. My daughter and sister want one now." —Mkk8

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in three colors).

    14. A collapsible strainer so handy, it can also act as a steamer or a lid. Yes, three totally necessary kitchen gadgets for the price of one!

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    Use the steamer feature for steaming veggies or use the lid for pasta so the water doesn't boil over! It's heat-safe and can be stored oh-so easily. Made from silicone, it's flexible and durable.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection available exclusively at Macy's for $14.99 (originally $21.99, get an extra 20%-off with code BIG).

    15. And speaking of steamers...this silicone lid creates the illusion of a steam ship while your veggies cook!

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    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    16. A pack of food wrap that'll become your go-to instead of plastic wrap or sandwich bags. It's antibacterial and reusable!

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    Made of organic cotton, sustainably harvested beeswax, organic jojoba oil and tree resin, this wrap can last up to a year even when used several times a week. It's washable and will form to whatever you cocoon inside. Check out a BuzzFeeder's review.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome product. This pack comes in a variety of sizes: the sandwich wrap is pretty large and the medium wraps will definitely fit around a large onion-sized item. It's easy to rinse off and keep clean, plus sticky enough to cling to itself and other items. It feels great to eliminate some of the plastic chemicals and waste from my life." —Lena C.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.

    17. A prep bowl so you can grate and slice cheese, mushrooms, cucumbers, and so much more.

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    If you think this prep bowl is only made to grate, think again! The cutout in the center of the lid makes mixing a spill-free breeze. And if you want to store ingredients, just snap in the center piece. Upon purchase you receive the 5-quart bowl, a fine grater, a coarse grater, a slicer, and the cutout lid with removable piece.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful collection available exclusively at Macy's for $29.99 (originally $42.99, get an extra 20%-off with code BIG).

    18. A spoon holder to minimize kitchen mess while you're whipping up a Sunday sauce *blows chef kiss*.

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    This little guy is heat-resistant and made from durable silicone.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.73.

    19. A set of magnetic strips that'll suspend bottles mid-air to give you that fridge storage space you've been searching for.

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    Promising review: "These really helped to store beverages more efficiently in our outdoor refrigerator. Hanging beverages from the ceiling of the refrigerator allows you to store canned or smaller beverages underneath. The magnet strips are strong and worked just the way they were described." —Texas Mom

    Get two strips from Uncommon Goods for $30.

    20. A fridge and freezer freshener because no one wants smelly odors when they're just trying to get a snack.

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    All you have to do is fill the Chilly Mama with baking soda and place where desired. She also comes with an indicator light to signal when she needs to be replenished.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    21. And if you haven't met her sister, the Angry Mama will help to clean your microwave after you've decided to heat up spaghetti and meatballs without properly covering the bowl.

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    For this one, all you have to do is add water and vinegar.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four options).

    22. A set of mini spatulas so you can get every last drop out of sauce and Nutella jars. These work really well on bottles with a narrow opening.

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    These spatulas are resilient, flexible, and dishwasher-safe.

    Promising review: "You need to buy this! It is sooo helpful! I literally used almost every last drop in my foundation jar, which I have never done before! Now I think about how much I have thrown away in the past and wish I had this handy tool before! It could've saved me some big bucks before, and now it definitely does." —Maven

    Get a set of two (6" and 12") from Amazon for $11.70+ (available in two colors).

    23. A cold brew maker because constantly spending money on iced coffee is probably draining your bank account. Just add 14–16 tablespoons of your favorite ground beans into the mesh filter, place the filter into the pitcher, add water, place in the fridge, and watch it brew overnight!

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    Read this full review by a fellow BuzzFeeder to learn more!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in one or two quart sizes).

    24. A double-sided cutting board with extra-deep juice grooves, easy-to-grip edges, and a phone slot.

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    This board can do it all, seriously.

    Get it from Food52 for $99.

    25. A handheld knife sharpener to combat the dullest of blades.

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    Promising review: "I used this for the first time on our kitchen block set. I was quite surprised about the ease and quickness it took to sharpen the knives. My wife recognized the difference immediately. She said the knife she used to cut an onion sliced through the onion effortlessly. I've had similar sharpeners in the past, but this one is the best I've ever used." —Mike H

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    26. A jar and bottle opener that'll open anything with a top. Say goodbye to the struggle!

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    This opener can be mounted below a cabinet or counter and will open jars of any size.

    Promising review: "This product came on time and was well packaged. It was easy to install in about five minutes. It was so easy to use! You place the jar at the crook of the V. Once it is secure, you turn! And it is that easy. Do be careful as the lid may be marred by the teeth, so don't get a metal splinter. The teeth are sharp, so don't get your fingers too close to them. I am so glad I found this! No more, 'can you open this?' And no more worrying when I am alone that dinner will be ruined." —MyHobby

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    27. A can strainer because up until this invention, there's been no easy or smooth way to drain your favorite canned goods.

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    This strainer is easy to store and incredibly useful. It fits most standard sized cans.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.72.

    28. A salad cutter which can double as your colander and serving bowl. This will get you a freshly made salad in mere minutes.

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    Promising review: "This is easy to use! Just drop in whole vegetables and literally slice away. It makes a great salad. The bowl can be used after to serve with and clean up is fast and easy." —Samantha Bochbot

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    29. A set of grill clips so you don't have to worry about dropping a vegetable into the firey grill abyss.

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    Get four clips from Amazon for $9.91.

    30. A avocado hugger because losing half an avocado to browning overnight is so damn annoying. You paid good money for that avocado!

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    Get a set of two (one large, one small) to help preserve the world's most precious fruit. The pit pocket can be pushed in or out, depending on what side you are trying to conserve.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

    31. And if you're a big fan of cheese (who isn't), then these huggers will become your BFF.

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    They can also be used for sticks of butter.

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $10.

    32. And finally, a pizza oven that'll allow you to make a heavenly pie in the comfort of your own home. Movie nights just got that much more enjoyable.

    Sharper Image

    Forget heating up your oven! This compact gadget will do all the work for you.

    Get it from Sharper Image for $89.99.

    Past you when you didn't really know how to work a kitchen properly:

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