Cooking Through Social Distancing? Check These Tools Out.
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Cooking a lot more in quarantine, huh? Have you deduced yet that cooking is kinda hard? Maybe you've realized that the hand-me-down knives that are on their fifth family aren't the best tools? It's high time you gave yourself the tools you need to succeed in the kitchen. Don't worry-we've rounded up some good ones, and they're all on sale.
Who needs electricity?! This clever tray is made out of high-quality thermal conductive material that speeds up the thawing process totally naturally. From steak to frozen veggies, this tray has you covered, especially if the end of the world knocks out your power. Salmon d'apocalypse, anyone?
The best dishwashing gloves are the ones that go the extra mile. Keep your hands dry and clean and give dishes the business with this ingenious gloves with built-in scrubbers, because single-taskers are so pre-armageddon.
Scramble your eggs without breaking the shell. That's what this thing does. Crazy, right?! The special design allows you to make "Golden Eggs," which add a splash of color and flavor to breakfast time, or just save you from dirtying a whisk. Times are tough. Wash as few dishes as possible.
Nobody wants to deal with measuring cups and spoons all over the place while you're cooking. That's why you usually eyeball it and everything turns out terrible. Just use The Kitchen Cube, a food-grade plastic cube that acts as an all-in-one measuring device. It gives you 19 measurements in one place so you never have to stack cups again.
Hey, maybe you miss straws in quarantine. Who knows, right? Keep doing your part for the environment with these fun, durable, extremely reusable straws. Can also be used to launch projectiles at annoying housemates.
These heat-resistant tongs will allow you once and for all to stop trying to turn sausages with a fork and accidentally flinging them across the room. They're 9", 12", and 15" long, making them perfect for use with pans, baking sheets, grills, and more.
We have a feeling there's a lot of wine flowing at your home. Make it extra fresh with this ingenious electric aerator and dispenser. Just attach it to the top of your bottle, and it'll aerate the wine to get those sweet tannins going and dispense it into your glass without having to tip the bottle like a peasant.
Grocery stores are for suckers these days; the real smarties preserve enough food to stay in their protective cocoon until next year. This Amazon's Choice vacuum sealer is a great tool to do it with. This heavy-duty machine can seal up to 80 consecutive bags while using a standard household outlet. It's easy to carry, easy to set up, and is made for commercial use by hunters or fishermen. It'll be more than enough for your comparatively dinky scraps of chicken.
A good chef's knife is essential for cutting food without squishing, tearing, or otherwise messing it up. Forged from ultra-durable 3CR13 stainless steel, these three Sukasu Osami chef's knives will make slicing, dicing, and more easier than ever. You'll be like a real chef. If nothing else, your food will be much prettier.
What's that? You have no cookware whatsoever? Time to get on that! This seven-piece titanium and ceramic set is a great jumping-off point. These pots and pans are budget-friendly, easy to clean, and have an extremely high heat threshold so you can even use them for frying. Plus, that copper color makes them look all fancy.
Nonstick cookware is a truly incredible invention. Stackable nonstick cookware is even better. This stackable seven-piece set has all the pots and pans you need for everyday cooking, and their innovative design lets you tuck them away while saving a ton of space. It's the pinnacle of culinary engineering, at least until we get robots to cook for us.
Eating plants is for chumps. Drink them instead with this fun blender. Just put your fruit, veggies, and liquids in, press the button, and watch them get all creamed to smithereens. Then it's up to you to see how fast you can chug your five-a-day.
Few things are so attainably luxurious as fresh-baked bread, but you don't need to toil for hours. With 19 presets, adjustable settings, and loaf sizes that actually make sense for an individual person to eat, this bread maker will be a welcome addition to your kitchen family. Maybe keep it away from your stand mixer; he's the jealous type.
Sale Price: $149.99
Feel like some fried chicken but don't want to take on all those calories in quarantine? Air fry it! This monster air fryer from the Queen of Southern Cuisine herself lets you fry up a whole family dinner while using less oil and grease. It'll be just like a cookout, just without the "out."