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Top 18 Kitchen Gadgets of 2023

Top 18 Kitchen Gadgets of 2023

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In honor of Big Plate’s 18th anniversary, we’ve compiled this handy list of our top 18 kitchen gadgets of 2023. We’ve chosen this list based on innovation, popularity, value, and usefulness. We hope you’ll try each one and allow them to make cooking easier, better, and more fun!

 

Photo of Norpro multi-opener in black, red, and gray.

#18: Multi-Opener

This handy 6-in-1 multi-opener tool saves your hands and is ideal for those with arthritis or a weak grip. The nonslip grip opens jars and bottles with minimal effort. It opens twist-off lids up to 1.18″. It pulls up can rings and opens pop tops with ease. The claw breaks jar seals so you can easily remove them. It has a traditional bottle cap opener. Simply place the correct size around the lid, hold it tightly, and easily open jar lids from 1.5″ to 3.5″. This tool has graduated rings that tackle the lids of prescription bottles, jam and jelly jars, salad dressing, soda bottles, canning jars, pickles, condiment jars, and more! It nests together for easy storage. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $5.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $9.99).

 

Photo of a Talisman meat chopper & turner in gray.

#17: Meat Chopper & Turner

Next in our list of top kitchen gadgets of 2023 is a meat chopper/turner. You’ve probably seen other meat choppers, but this meat chopper & turner is superior because it also has a longer blade to stir and turn meat, in addition to chopping it. This sturdy tool chops through thawed and partially defrosted ground meats fast. Its wide blade design makes it easy to stir and even serve. The rounded edges easily reach into the corners of your pan, and the smooth design helps prevent raw meat from sticking to the utensil. It’s BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and safe for nonstick cookware. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $7.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $9.99).

 

Photo of food chopper in white and green.

#16: Food Chopper

This handy food chopper has an extra large diameter and one cup capacity, making it ideal for chopping vegetables, nuts, fruits, chocolate, hard cheese, and more. It allows one-handed chopping. It has a removable base to allow you to chop without a cutting board. The chopper disassembles for easy cleaning and is dishwasher safe.  As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $21.49 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $25.84). 

 

Photo of a Zulay silicone clip-on strainer in use on a stainless steel pot of pasta.

#15: Silicone Clip-On Strainer

This silicone clip-on strainer is a game-changer! Simply latch the two clips onto the edge of your cookware and lean to drain liquid away–no need to transfer food to a separate container. It’s much easier to store than a colander, the silicone is high-heat safe, it’s dishwasher safe, and it fits virtually any pan. Use it to strain pasta, potatoes, vegetables, meat, and so much more. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $14.99. The Zulay website beats our price at $11.99 (marked down from $15.99), but we got as close as we could. Big Plate carries this item in green and orange.

 

Photo of the Norpro splatter screen in red.

#14: Splatter Screen

Next on the list of top kitchen gadgets of 2023 is a splatter screen. Stop being afraid of your food! Protect yourself and your kitchen from splatters, while still allowing air and steam to release. It also allows you to drain, strain, and rinse foods in your pots, bowls, and pans. The silicone won’t retain odor or lose shape, plus it’s high heat resistant with a stay-cool, non-slip handle. It’s also dishwasher safe. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $14.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $28.38).

 

Photo of Zulay's roll up drying rack in gray.

#13: Roll Up Drying Rack

This roll up drying rack can serve more than one purpose. It’s heat resistant up to 400 degrees F, so you can use it as a trivet. Place it under bowls when mixing to keep them from slipping on your counter; the food grade silicone-coated stainless steel design is completely slip-free. Roll it up when not in use, and it takes up very little room in a drawer or under your sink, unlike most drying racks. Dry dishes, small articles of clothing, or even art projects on this handy rack. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $18.99 (compare that to Zulay’s price of $23.99).

 

Photo of OXO 3-in-1 avocado tool in green and black.

#12: 3-in-1 Avocado Tool

This all in one avocado tool splits, pits, and slices avocados, then it scoops out the flesh as well. The stainless steel pitter removes the avocado pit with one quick twist. The slicer lifts fruit from skin in seven perfect pieces. This tool has a soft, comfortable, non-slip grip, and it’s top rack dishwasher safe. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $9.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $11.60).

 

Photo of Taylor digital folding thermometer in black.

#11: Digital Folding Thermometer

This digital folding thermometer is a handy compact size and folds away for convenient storage. It provides accurate and quick temperature monitoring from -40ºF to 396ºF. It has a built in carrying hole and an on/off switch. The temperature display is easy to read with large, clear digits. The battery is included. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $11.99. Amazon’s price beats us by a few cents at $11.69.

 

Photo of a Zulay garlic rocker plus the garlic peeler and spreader.

#10: Rocking Garlic Press

Next on our list of top kitchen gadgets of 2023 is this rocking garlic press which also comes with a garlic peeler and scraper. It’s built to last from high quality stainless steel. The ergonomic construction provides maximum comfort. This innovative tool allows you to press garlic cloves continuously, making it possible to easily produce uniformed sized minced garlic in much less time than with traditional garlic presses. It keeps odor off your hands, and it’s dishwasher safe. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $12.99 (compare that to Zulay’s price of $14.99).

 

Photo of OXO hand held spiralizer in green, red, and orange.

#9: Handheld Spiralizer

This handheld spiralizer can create three different sizes of vegetable noodles in uniform spirals. The food holder/cap protects your hands when in use, and it has a non-slip grip for comfortable spiralizing. This tool’s open design accommodates both long and round vegetables. The three stainless steel blades are color-coded for quick identification. It features spaghetti cut (1/8-in), fettuccine cut (1/4-in) and ribbon cut blades. This tool is recommended by Cooks Illustrated! As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $22.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $29.99).

 

Photo of herb scissors with green handle.

#8: Herb Scissors

These triple blade herb scissors are perfect for cutting, snipping, or mincing herbs while retaining the flavorful oils that make them so tasty. The three high precision, sharp, stainless steel blades are fast and easy to use and come with a blade sheath that doubles as a blade cleaner. The nonslip grip and ergonomic handle assure rested hands after long term use. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $7.29 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $11.85).

 

Photo of a microplane zester with a black handle.

#7: Microplane Zester

This microplane zester tool is normally used to grate citrus for perfect lemon, lime, and orange zests or to create pillowy mounds of parmesan cheese. However, it is also a great tool for grating spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and even chilies into fresh ground powders. If your dish requires fresh grated ginger or garlic, this tool will do that job as well. Customers have let us know that they even use this tool to remove burnt edges from cookies and bread. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $14.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $16.99).

 

Photo of a Norpro pineapple corer slicer in stainless steel and black.

#6: Pineapple Corer/Slicer

This pineapple corer/slicer effortlessly cores and slices whole pineapples. The results are uniform slices with juices retained and minimal waste. It’s designed with a comfortable nylon handle and stainless steel body and blade. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $10.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $16.11).

 

Photo of a scraper/chopper.

#5: Scraper/Chopper

Next on our list of top kitchen gadgets of 2023, we present this scraper/chopper which is great for cutting dough, sectioning crusts, scraping baking sheets, chopping veggies, and so much more. The stainless steel blade includes quarter inch markings for easy measuring. It’s designed with a soft, comfortable, non-slip handle. This tool is tall enough to keep hands away from food, and it’s dishwasher safe. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $9.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $11.95).

 

Photo of set of magnetic measuring spoons.

#4: Magnetic Measuring Spoon Set

This set of stainless steel magnetic measuring spoons includes double-sided 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, and 1 Tbsp that magnetically nest when stored. No more hunting through the drawer for the right measuring spoons! These are also dishwasher safe. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $13.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $17.99).

 

Photo of a milk frother.

#3: Milk Frother

This isn’t just any old milk frother; this Ad Hoc milk frother whisks and froths at 10,000 RPMs to get the job done quickly. Because it’s battery operated and portable, you can make drinks in the kitchen, while camping, or on the go. It includes a storage case and a stand and is tastefully designed. Use it for milkshakes, cocktails, sauces, specialty coffee drinks, soups, and more. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $27.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $32.95).

 

Photo of electric can opener in black and white.

#2: EasiCan Electric Can Opener

One touch to start and one to end is all you’ll need to make the Zyliss EasiCan lift lids right off of cans! This electronic can opener works on cans of all sizes. Whether they’re small, medium, or large, it will have cans open in seconds. The EasiCan cuts through cans from the sides, ensuring that only smooth edges remain. It’s simple to use and safe to handle. As of January 2023, the Big Plate price is $21.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $24.95).

 

Photo of black Finamill spice grinder with two empty spice pods.

#1: Finamill Spice Grinder

The Finamill Spice Grinding System is the best way to grind whole spices of all shapes and sizes. It operates with just one hand at the push of a button. The swappable grinding pods keep flavors distinct. The pods’ wide-mouth opening makes spices easy to refill. The durable ceramic grinding mechanism is built to last. The volatile oils that give spices their vivid flavors and health benefits begin to degrade the minute those spices are ground. Now you can experience that freshly ground flavor at its peak by grinding your own spices quickly and easily with FinaMill. The grind size is adjustable; mill dried chiles to a fine grind or coarsely crack black pepper and sea salt. It comes with 1 FinaMill electric spice grinder plus 2 swappable pods to get you grinding. As of January 2023, Big Plate’s price is $39.99 (compare that to Amazon’s price of $44.99).

 

After 18 years of providing quality kitchen supplies and equipment, we’ve learned a lot about kitchen gadgets and tools, what makes them last, and what customers want. We hope this list of our top kitchen gadgets for 2023 is helpful as you make thoughtful purchases that improve your food experiences!

 

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