Brace yourselves – foodies, future chefs, and all people keen on cooking as nowadays there is an abundance of kitchen tools that would help you become the next great chef. If you are tired of ordering takeout or going to expensive restaurants to eat delicious and savory food, and if you want to start creating food specialties yourself, then you need some of these kitchen gadgets. Having an oven and a stove is a must but not enough. Those who strive to make and deliver the finest meals possible and make cooking a breeze ought to have some of these kitchen appliances. Read on to discover them.
There’s no denying that fried food tastes absolutely mouthwatering, but they aren’t the healthiest version. Anybody striving to be a great cook should have an air fryer that would make the cooking much healthier and faster. Instead of classical deep oil frying, with an air fryer, you can maximally speed up cooking time, and above all, effectively reduce the fat needed for cooking. The best thing about this cooking gadget is that you can still have crunchy golden-brown fried chicken legs, yummy fries, or crispy fish without extra fat.
All-purpose powerful mixer
Juicy sweets and cloudy soft bread can only be made by using a mixer. Hand mixers now are so out-of-date plus they are utterly impractical because you need to hold them while you mix, on the other hand, free-standing mixers do all the heavy work for you. Aim to get a powerful standing mixer with at least a 500-watt motor so you could make the fluffiest cakes and amazing bread. A mixer is a vital kitchen utility for creating top-notch masterpieces, so you’ll be using it a lot. However, if one part gets broken or lost, don’t rush buying a new gadget, but rather find quality appliance parts to buy instead.
Electric jar opener
Those tired of not being able to open the jar of chickpeas to make delicious humus or a coconut milk lid with ease ought to have an electric jar opener. Opening pesky jar lids can slow down your cooking process and even make you agitated and nervous when jars get stuck, for that matter this nifty kitchen gadget would make your mundane cooking task easier and more practical.
A (Hand) Blender
Another powerful kitchen tool and a must-have utility to make your cooking as professional-grade as of the top chefs is a blender. Nowadays, you can find a variety of kitchen blenders on the market, from small and low-cost ones to majestic and professional blenders. When buying a blender, you need to make sure it has multiple options, that it has options at low and high speeds, puls, and that can effectively chop, grind, make puree whip, and whisk with its motor. Hand blenders are useful for vegetable-based soups and puree whips and they are not as noisy, however, they would also help you make cooking a breeze.
A functional food scale
Just imagine having to make your favorite chocolate chip cookies or strawberry raw cake and not knowing the right amount of flour or cashew to put in. Weighing ingredients is one of the most important features in cooking, and if you are on a diet, you also need to adequately way your serving sizes to know the exact portion you could it. Consequently, a small digital kitchen scale is another useful tool to have. Make sure you get one that can functionally zero out the weight out of the container and, of course, accurately weigh pounds/ounces, grams, and fluid.
Glass or BPA-free plastic storage containers
Whether you wish to measure, pour liquid, or store fresh produce and prolong its shelf-life, you need to have quality kitchen amenities for storage and safekeeping. Store and keep all your condiments and groceries safely in clear containers that are either made of glass or BPA-free plastic that are both environmentally friendly and healthy. Using different-sized containers, you will easily be able to measure and pour the batter for baking, measure any dry or liquid ingredients for the recipe, and later safely wash it in a dishwasher.
Other important items include a kettle, a microwave, a good knife, and quality pans and cookers would extremely help you top up your cooking skills and enable you to make cooking a breeze.