Which kitchen gadgets are really necessary? Which are more a hassle than they are helpful? And if they are helpful, which are worth an astronomical price tag?
Here are the kitchen gadgets that I have bought, used and think that are very cool buy…whether you are a novice or Paula Deen, these are my quick recommendations.
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1. Ninja Foodie – It can sauté, steam, slow cook, pressure cook, air crisp, bake, broil, dehydrate and make yogurt. Following the recipes that are in the recipe book make pressure cooking in the Foodi simple.
- Deluxe cooking capacity – XL 8-qt. pot, XL 5-qt. Cook & Crisp™ Basket and Deluxe Reversible Rack let you cook for a small group.
- TenderCrisp™ Technology lets you quickly pressure cook ingredients to lock in juices, then give them a crispy, golden air-fryer finish.
- Deluxe Reversible Rack lets you steam and broil, as well as TenderCrisp™ up to 8 chicken breasts at once or add servings to layered 360 meals.
- XL 8-qt. ceramic-coated pot: Nonstick, PTFE/PFOA free, and easy to hand-wash.
- XL 5-qt. Cook & Crisp™ Basket: Large-capacity, ceramic-coated, PTFE/PFOA-free nonstick basket is dishwasher safe and holds up to a 7-lb. chicken to feed your whole family.
- 9 functions: Pressure Cook, Air Fry/Air Crisp, Steam, Slow Cook, Yogurt, Sear/Sauté, Bake/Roast, Broil, Dehydrate
- 14 Safety Features: Passed rigorous testing for certification, giving you peace of mind.
- Ninja Total Crushing Blades give you perfectly crushed ice for your smoothies and frozen drinks with 1400 peak watts of professional power
- The 72 oz * Total Crushing Pitcher is great for making large batches for the whole family *64 oz max liquid capacity
- The single-serve cups with spout lids make it easy to take delicious nutrient-rich smoothies on the go
- But don’t just stop at drinks—the 64 oz Precision Processor Bowl provides precision processing for even chopping smooth purees and up to 2 lbs of dough
- 5 preset Auto-iQ programs allow you to create smoothies frozen drinks nutrient extractions* chopped mixtures and dough all at the touch of a button *Extract a drink containing vitamins and nutrients from fruits and vegetables
- Included Components: 1400-Peak-Watt Motor Base, 72 oz. Total Crushing Pitcher, (2) 24 oz. Single-Serve Cups with Spout Lids, Pro Extractor Blades Assembly, 64 oz. Precision Processor Bowl, Chopping Blade, Dough Blade
- Also Included: Recipe Inspiration Guide, Instruction Booklet, Quick Start Guide
At the touch of one button, you can create two quarts of delicious frozen treats with the Cool Creations Ice Cream Maker in just 20 minutes. Making homemade ice cream, gelato, frozen yogurt, and sorbet of any type in any flavor couldn’t be easier with one-button operation for ice cream, gelato, and sorbet, convenient digital LCD time programming, and auto shutoff. The unique paddle makes fast work of processing. The sleek brushed metal housing makes it look as good as the treats it creates for your family and friends.
- Makes 2-quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato or sorbet , UC Cubic Feet – 1.65 inches
- Improved paddle with faster processing time
- Control panel with LCD screen and 3 settings with multiple speeds. UC LWH – 12.50 x 12.88 x 18.00 inches
- Countdown timer with auto shutoff. MC Cubic Feet: 3.30
- Ingredient spout with integrated measuring cup
- Best-selling model: America’s most loved multi cooker, built with the latest 3rd generation technology, the microprocessor monitors pressure, temperature, keeps time, and adjusts heating intensity and duration to achieve desired results every time
- Cooks fast and saves time: The Instant Pot Duo multi-cooker combines 7 appliances in one: Pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute pan, yogurt maker and warmer – and cooks up to 70% faster
- Consistently delicious: 14 one-touch smart programs put cooking ribs, soups, beans, rice, poultry, yogurt, desserts and more on autopilot – with tasty results
- Easy to clean: Fingerprint-resistant stainless steel lid and components and accessories are dishwasher safe
- Plenty of recipes: Free Instant Pot app on iOS and Android devices is, loaded with hundreds of recipes for any cuisine to get you started on your culinary adventure. Millions of users provide support and guidance in the many Instant Pot online communities
- Advanced safety protection: The 10+ built-in safety features, including overheat protection, safety lock and more to ensure safe pressure cooking
- Largest size capacity: 8-quart large capacity cooks for up to 8 people – perfect for families, and also great for meal prepping and batch cooking for singles and smaller households
- Stainless steel inner pot: The instant pot stainless steel inner pot is made with a 3-ply bottom for durability and is healthy and dishwasher-safe
- Duxtop Induction Cooktop uses 120V 15 amp electrical outlet – standard in all North American homes; lightweight and compact for easy handling and storage.
- Digital control panel. Built-in count-down digital timer with 1 minute increments up to 170 minutes; 10 temperature range from 140 °F to 460 °F; 10 power levels from 200 to 1800 Watts.
- With no open flame or heating element, food does not burn-on the glass cooktop so this induction burner is easy to clean—just wipe with a damp towel. Durable 7-blade fan rapidly dissipates heat to ensure a longer product life.
- The auto-pan detection will shut the unit automatically after 60 seconds if no cookware is detected; equipped with diagnostic error message system, low and high voltage warning system; ETL approved.
- Note: In order to use this and any other induction stove, you need to use cookware with a magnetic bottom, whose diameter is at least 5 inches. 2-year manufacturer’s warranty, as well as customer service.