Whether you’re a trained chef or eager culinary novice, everyone could use a little help in the kitchen. Sometimes one specialized gadget is all it takes to transform a meal into one that even Gordon Ramsay would be proud of. We scoured the corners of Amazon to find the best kitchen tools you’ve never heard of. Now it’s time to get cooking!
Himalayan Salt Plate: This salt plate allows you to impart a subtle salty flavor on just about anything and, with the added minerals, it’s healthier than traditional table salt. It can withstand extreme temperatures and is ideal for heating on the grill, gas range or even chilled in the refrigerator for serving cold foods. Plus, the salt blocks are naturally microbial and only require a quick rinse with water after cooking. Check them out here.
3-in-1 Avocado Slicer: This gadget lets you peel, twist and slice faster than before, which means guacamole can be made in a fraction of the time. First, slice open an avocado with the blade that easily cuts through the fruit without being sharp to the touch. Then, use the pitting tool to quickly twist out the pit and use the fan blade to create perfect slices. It’s everything you’ve avo-wanted. Learn more here.
Glass Herb Keeper: There’s nothing worse than coming home with a fresh herb haul and realizing how quickly it goes bad. This device can keep herbs fresh up to three weeks, so you’ll have plenty of time to use your fresh basil, cilantro or any other herb that suits your fancy. Bonus: it fits easily in most refrigerator doors and even has anti-leak technology. See it on Amazon here.
Sushi Making Kit: This kit lets even the most inexperienced cook in the kitchen make perfect sushi rolls every time. It includes a training frame which measures the right amount of rice and a non-stick rice paddle to spread it around with ease. Simply add your fillings, roll it with their dishwasher-safe plastic roller and use the cutting guide to slice your sushi to the perfect size. Your stomach, and wallet will thank you. Check it out here.
Try out these gadgets for a stress-free cooking experience in your own kitchen. Before you know it you’ll be facing off with the professional chefs, or at least watching them on Food Network.