18 Life-Changing Kitchen Gadgets Under $20
Introducing our secret weapons
Let’s face it: When you’re juggling work, chores and errands, cooking an elaborate meal isn’t exactly high on the priority list. Luckily, we have a few secret weapons that make cooking way easier and more fun. Here: 18 life-changing kitchen gadgets that every gal needs—all for under $20.
If you haven’t tried zoodles, they’re a total game changer, and this handheld, veggie spiralizer lets you make them in seconds.
Rapid Egg Cooker ($15)
What is heaven? For us, it’s six hard-, medium- or soft-boiled eggs, cooked perfectly in minutes without any hassle.
Avocado Saver ($6)
Thou shalt not waste precious halved avocados.
Microwave Omelet Cooker ($11)
Why turn on the stove when you can have a hot breakfast in a few minutes?
Bagel Guillotine Slicer ($17)
You need that bagel and you need it now. Slice it in one fell swoop—no nicked fingers necessary.
Garlic Press ($18)
Imagine: Minced garlic in seconds, and almost no work required.
Flexible Ice Cube Tray ($8)
There’s nothing more irritating than fighting to pry ice from a plastic tray. The struggle ends now.
Sizzling Platter ($11)
These small, oval aluminum platters will completely change the way you cook. Use them to broil or roast individual dinner portions.
Adjustable Measuring Cup ($14)
These adjustable measuring cups allow you to push ingredients out. They’re perfect when dealing with sticky things like honey or peanut butter.
Springfoam Pan ($14)
The most useful pan any baker can own, period. Thanks to removable sides, you don’t need to worry about your food getting stuck.
Watermelon Slicer ($20)
Part knife, part tong, this wonder tool gives you perfectly sliced watermelon on demand.
Box Cheese Grater ($18)
You’re grating cheese and that precious Parmesan is flying all over the place. No longer, thanks to the box grater.
Microwave Egg Poacher ($6)
There’s a trick to poaching eggs…and sometimes we just can’t get it right. The solution: Let this tool do the work in the microwave.
The Dipr Cookie Spoon- 5 pack ($15)
Dunk your cookies in milk like the sophisticated adult you are.
Tomato Slicer ($10)
Slicing tiny grape tomatoes is such a pain in the you-know-what. Let this tool do the work.
Corn on the Cob Kernel Stripper ($14)
Whoa, we wish this little guy had been around in middle school when we had braces.