A slotted bowl promises “healthy and fresh salads in 60 seconds” (though much as a knife can’t guarantee what it cuts will be “healthy,” a bowl can’t either).
Poaching eggs is notoriously difficult — which is why this ExcelSteel gadget promises perfectly poached eggs every time.
This little contraption with the words “Mac & Cheese Nation” on it looks like a cross between an electric kettle and a children’s toy.
A handy tool that changes the game — when a fruit salad calls for kiwi, at least. The real question is how it fares against a trusty knife.
Fresh fruit is so much better than weird precut chunks. And this pineapple corer will actually make you want to dice pineapples.
Odds are you’ve laid eyes on this pentagon-shaped induction cooktop, the star of countless BuzzFeed videos, in your social media feeds.
No one really needs a nearly $300 tool that will make custom-shaped pancakes, but the PancakeBot is pure breakfast entertainment and a solid party trick.
Say you don’t have a convection oven at home, but still want to eat crispy, fried food — all while being healthy. Well, this is your guy.
With this Zojirushi rice cooker, you’ll no longer have to babysit your pot of rice while it cooks. It also keeps rice warm for extended periods.
A dorm room staple, this rice cooker is the one you know and love. Bonus: It can also handle oatmeal, soups, omelets, and pasta.
Achieving perfect eggs is one of the most common cooking challenges. This cooker does a pretty good job at delivering hard-boiled eggs.
No prior sushi-making experience is needed to use this “perfect” sushi roll machine (though it doesn’t exactly make flawless rolls).
This sushi roll bazooka has probably the greatest gadget name in this bunch. The all-in-one tool pumps out pretty neat rolls, too.
Who doesn’t love pizza in a box? Cook and serve your pie right inside the pizza-box oven for a fun party trick.
Of all the shaved ice machines out there, this one will yield the fluffiest ice for the best Korean bingsu. Condensed milk and red bean sold separately.
This famous infomercial pan wants to replace almost all of the cookware in your kitchen — including pots and pans — with one single tool.
A keyboard vacuum is probably a surprising add on a kitchen gadget roundup, but with a little work, it can be turned into a cold smoker.
Maybe you’re tired of having to separate your egg whites from your egg yolks by hand? If so, try this gadget.
If you have a gas stove at home but want the option of induction, this big-ticket item lets you easily control any temperature from 86 degrees F to 482 degrees F.
Long used by restaurants, this centrifuge means flavored oils, homemade butter, and quick cold-brew coffee could be in your future.
An all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, and yogurt maker? There’s a reason this is the internet’s favorite appliance.
Chef-backed and high-performance, the Vitamix can chop, emulsify, grind, blend, and heat right on your countertop.
In addition to smoothies and juices, the Magic Bullet promises to whip up sauces, spreads, and omelets.
This gadget calls itself “barbecue’s perfect companion,” but FYI: It’s not that great at assembling kebabs.
The already-durable cast iron pan gets a polished pick up from Butter Pan, which promises a uniquely smooth version of the kitchen essential.
Maybe the most recognizable name in cast iron, the Lodge pan will give your steaks a more perfect sear and bake knockout cornbread.
Because of this gadget’s dual lids, you can pressure cook a chicken to lock in its juices, then finish by roasting it under a convention fan.
This pan comes fully-equipped to be non-stick, which is exactly what you want when making takoyaki — fried octopus balls beloved in Japan.
When Yamazen decided to craft a takoyaki grill, it went with an electric model — but you still have to flip the octopus balls on your own.
It’s a no-brainer for a popular knife maker like Wusthof to create its own knife sharpener; this one is electric which results in a more refined edge (at least, compared to the cheap manual ones).
For the hands-on knife user who’s maybe a perfectionist, this sharpener is extremely technical and precise; but the different options can be confusing and messy.