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    22 Seriously Genius Products To Help Solve Your Kitchen Problems

    From an avocado pitter to a powder that absorbs the gross liquid in the bottom of your bin.

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    1. This squeegee will swipe away leftover food from your plates and bowls so that it takes less time to wash them.

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    It has flat and curved edges to make scraping easier, and you can also use this to squeegee wet countertops!

    Price: £6.00

    2. These non-stick Teflon oven liners will catch drips and spills instead of them going onto the base of your oven.

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    These can be used in temperatures of up to 260°C and are easy to clean – just put them in the dishwasher or wash by hand with soapy water. These measure 40cm x 50cm but can be cut down to size for smaller oven bases.

    Price: £6.99 for two

    3. No need to worry if you forget to defrost the meat you were planning to cook, as this defrosting tray really speeds up the whole process.

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    Defrosting in the oven or microwave can run the risk of partially cooking the food, but this electricity-free tray means you don't have to worry about that. Depending on the size and thickness of what you're defrosting it can take as little as twenty minutes! 77% of reviewers gave this five stars, and customers say this really works well. A heads up: the defrosting time will vary depending on the size, thickness, and quantity of what you put on, but even with that in mind it's certainly a lot faster than simply putting things out to thaw.

    Price: £10.49

    4. Never let a tricky jar get the best of you again with this jar opener!

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    This makes it easy to open jars in a variety of sizes, and the silicone rubber sides do a great job of gripping the lids. It doesn't require a lot of strength to use as it does the work for you, and it can be used for bottles too!

    Price: £8.95

    5. Sometimes you want to cook something tasty but it leaves a not-so-great lingering smell behind. These chef's candles are an effective way to get rid of those odours.

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    If you live somewhere open plan or conversely, have a small space where smells get into all the rooms, these are sure to come in handy! These don't have an overpowering smell of their own as they just work to get rid of the cooking smells, meaning your kitchen will simply smell ~clean~.

    Price: £6.41 for a pack of three

    6. This brownie pan has dividers so that every brownie gets those lovely crispy edges.

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    This pan has a non-stick coating and air channels between the sections meaning heat gets distributed nice and evenly – no undercooked patches. This has rounded corners making it easier to wash too (FYI, wash this by hand.)

    Price: £17.99

    7. Take the guesswork out of your oven temperature if the initial indicator marks have worn away by getting these transparent stickers.

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    These resist heat and are laminated so you can clean them without the markings rubbing off.

    Price: £4.95

    8. This kitchen organiser is the perfect solution if the cupboard you keep your pans in is always a mess,

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    Simple, yet genius! This minimalist saucepan rack is durable, easy to clean, and has six slots, so that there's no more clattering falling pans when you feel like making a fry-up!

    Price: £11.43

    9. We all know that chopping is a chore, so cut down the time it takes with this gadget that does it for you!

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    This is SO easy to use, you literally just push the lid down to chop your fruit/veg/cheese! You get consistent results every time, and don't have to deal with the teary eyes that happen when you usually cut onions.

    Price: £16.99

    10. This Chilly Mama deodoriser absorbs the bad odours from your fridge and keeps it smelling fresh for months!

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    All you have to do is fill the vented internal container with baking soda, then pop back on the face, hair, and bottom parts. This will work for an average of three months to remove those bad smells until you need to replace with fresh baking soda again.

    Price: £3.89

    11. Bin Buddy will take care of unpleasant smells and absorbs liquids in your bin bag or bin.

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    This one comes in a fresh berry scent, and will do you about 30 uses. This is a genius little product to absorb that nasty bin juice – no more leaky bags!

    Price: £6.28

    12. Sometimes it's the most straightforward things that are the most effective, like this wire organiser which acts as a shelf for your kitchen cupboard.

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    Make the most of your kitchen space with this nifty freestanding organiser, which is made from sturdy steel and has non-slip plastic feet to stop it from slipping around. This is perfect for those cupboards that are difficult to stack things in!

    Price: £8.99

    13. Make the most of the space under your sink with these plastic shelf inserts that can be built around your drain pipe.

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    These are wipe-clean, easy to assemble, and don't require any tools to put together. It'll create the perfect place to put your washing powders and cleaning supplies!

    Price: £16.51

    14. This 3-in-1 gadget lets you effortlessly strip herbs, mince them, and also scrape them together.

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    It has a palm shaped handle to make it easy and comfortable to use, and the blades are retractable so it can be stored safely! It comes highly rated and reviewers really like how easy to use it is.

    Price: £10.99

    15. The last thing you want when you're cooking is your mixing bowls moving around – this set of three have a non-slip base to keep them stable while you mix!

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    The silicone base also helps prevent damage to your worktop so it's a winner all round! These bowls can also be nested making them easy to store.

    Price: £19.99

    16. Nobody enjoys scrubbing their slow cooker pot, so these slow cooker liners are a real game changer!

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    These have an average 4.8-star rating and people say these really make things so much easier! Alongside making the cleaning part less faff, they also work to seal in the flavours. If you are cooking in bulk you can even pop these bags straight in the freezer.

    Price: £3.80 for a pack of 25

    17. Keep your kitchen surfaces safe from burns by getting this foldable silicone pot stand.

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    This is heat resistant up to 220°C and is suitable for pans with a base diameter of up to 25cm. Once you're done with it it's really easy to fold back up, and it fits neatly into your utensil drawer.

    Price: £8.00

    18. These aptly named Meat Claws make easy work of shredding or carving meat.

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    This is ideal for next time you fancy making pulled pork, and can also be used to lift meat out of the oven or grill, as well as to hold meat in place when you're carving. Definitely one to bring out for Christmas dinner this year.

    Price: £9.87

    19. If you love baking you'll know that the utensils and equipment can take up a lot of space, but these measuring cups are collapsible which gives you one less thing to worry about!

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    These are easy to store and clean, plus the measurements are embossed on so won't fade away with use.

    Price: £4.49

    20. Removing the pit from an avocado is a right pain, but this avocado tool makes it a lot easier. It can also be used to slice and scoop your avocado too!

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    The small splitter (that lil' bit on the side) can be used to halve your avocado as well as get out smaller pits that won't fit the main pitter. Doing your morning avo on toast has never been so easy.

    Price: £7.94

    21. Next time you fancy a tuna jacket potato use this can strainer to make draining it much less messy.

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    It has a rounded design to discourage bacteria growing, and is really simple to use – pop it over the can and push the handles for easy draining.

    Price: £2.99

    22. Stop your brown sugar going hard with this cute teddy bear sugar saver!

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    Brown sugar that has turned as hard as a brick is every baker's nightmare, but this little guy takes care of it! Soak the bear before use, then make sure it's properly dry, and pop it in your sugar canister for lovely soft sugar!

    Price: £6.06