13 Great Kitchen Gadgets for Home Chefs and Gift-giving

Most kitchens are equipped with pots, pans, and basic utensils. We’ve assembled a baker’s dozen of the best kitchen gadgets and gifts to help take your food prep to the next level. Each of our selections is useful and clever in its approach, from unique measuring spoons to cake and pizza slicers to a tool that turns a lemon into a juice spritzer.

Levoons Self-leveling Measuring Spoons

These clever measuring spoons from Dreamfarm ensure you get the right amount of ingredients instead of an approximation. Once you fill them, squeeze their handles to wipe away any excess for perfectly-level spoonfuls. Each set includes 1 tbsp., 1 tsp., 1/2 tsp., and 1/4 tsp. measuring spoons.

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Table Saw Cake Cutter

Do you like your birthday cake with lots of layers? Then you need a proper tool to cut through all that cake and icing. Fred’s handsaw-shaped cake cutter should do the trick quite nicely while adding a fun new item to your kitchen toolbox. Its gently-serrated edge also makes quick work of heads of lettuce.

13 Great Kitchen Gadgets for Home Chefs and Gift-giving

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The Kitchen Cube

This space-saving kitchen gadget combines 19 different measuring spoons and cups into one 3.5″ cube. It’s got measuring cutouts for quantities as small as 1/4 teaspoon all the way up to 1 cup. It’s made from food-grade plastic and is both dishwasher and microwave safe.

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Viking Pizza Cutter

While checking out a Viking Pizza Axe, we came across a design from Umar’s Art Work that looks like a more practical way to cut a pizza. It has a handmade steel blade with Viking-inspired runes and wooden handles. Its curved ulu-style edge slices neatly through the pizza without toppings getting stuck like with a pizza wheel.

Viking Blade Pizza Cutter

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Slide & Serve BBQ Skewers

ProudGrill’s metal BBQ Skewers have a fishbone design that offers several advantages over traditional skewers. They let you slide food on and off easily, cook more food in one go, and make it easy to cook both sides evenly with a quick flip.

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Watermelon Cube Cutter

This unusual kitchen gadget cuts perfect cubes of watermelon. Just push it into the meat of the melon, and its windmill mechanism cuts out rectangular chunks in your desired size. The two-piece set includes a melon baller tool as well.

Watermelon Cube Cutter

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Dreamfarm Ortwo Pepper Grinder

This two-handed grinder can easily crush pepper, salt, coriander, fennel, or other hard spices. Its ceramic grinder offers six settings, from coarse to fine, and features an easy-fill canister design. It is made from beechwood, ceramic, zinc, and borosilicate glass.

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8-in-1 Kitchen Tools Set

This unique kitchen accessory combines eight different tools in one. Its functions include a funnel, citrus juicer, spice grater, egg masher, cheese grater, cap opener, egg separator, and a metric measuring cup. Stack its pieces when not in use, and it looks like a colorful wine bottle.

8-in-1 Kitchen Tools Set

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Gratiator Cheese Grater

Even the hardest blocks of parmesan and romano won’t stand a chance when they face off against Peleg Design’s mighty kitchen implement, inspired by the shape of a classic Roman battle sword. Makes a great display, Excalibur style, in a block of cheese.

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Ropto Herb Stripper

Save time in the kitchen with this handy herb stripper. This stainless steel tool has eight differently-sized holes into which you can insert the stems of various herbs and greens. Pull, and the leaves pop off, ready for use in your cooking. It’s great for parsley, oregano, mint, thyme, and mustard greens.

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Can Do Can Opener

Who says kitchen tools need to be boring? Opening a can with Ototo’s Can Do can opener is like driving a tiny car along the edge of your cans. Now, put the pedal to the metal and pour yourself a big bowl of chicken noodle soup.

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Lékué Citrus Sprayer

A clever device that screws into the top of lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits, letting you spray the juice inside onto salads, drinks, and other foods. The set comes with two sizes of food-safe plastic sprayers.

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Thrifty Old-Time Ice Cream Scoop

This old-fashioned stainless steel ice cream scoop carves out perfect cylinders instead of spheres, resulting in larger, taller scoops and a unique presentation for frozen desserts. Just press into ice cream, and pull the trigger above your cone or bowl.

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