Five kitchen gadgets that will make cooking more fun

Kitchen gadgets every kitchen should have (Photo: Courtesy)

In this modern world, where most people are working and have little time to prepare meals every day, it is important to have gadgets in your kitchen that can help you save on time and money.

Most homes have the obvious fridges but times have since evolved and kitchen gadgets are getting better and more efficient for our day to day needs.

Here are some kitchen gadgets we believe will make your meal prep and cooking process much more fun and easier:

  • A fridge

Although most good fridges are pricy, this is one of the best investments you can make for your kitchen.

A fridge will help you preserve food for longer and this will save you the money you will use to buy food on a daily basis.

It will also help you store leftover meals more easily and save you the hustle of cooking new meals daily.

Additionally, it is also refreshing when your drinks are always the right cool temperature when you want to take them.

Warming your food is much easier and convenient with a microwave (Photo: Courtesy)
  • A microwave

A microwave is simply a lifesaver, you can easily warm food in a microwave without the fear of getting burnt in the process or going through the hideous process of using a cooker and dirtying more utensils.

A microwave is also child friendly since the process of warming food is easy and safe for the child.

A microwave will also help you defrost frozen meats faster when preparing meals.

In some cases, you can also use a microwave to bake mini cakes and cook some fast meals.

  • A hand mixer

Whether you own a manual mixer or an electric one, you obviously know the advantage of owning a hand mixer.

It will help you in beating eggs faster, blending and whipping cake batter and some foods faster than a spoon or fork would do.

A mixer will also help you when mashing foods like potatoes, and it will not only save you time and energy but also it will do a better job at evening the foods you are preparing.

  • A blender

A blender will not only help you blend fruits and vegetables faster but it will help your food come out smoother and evenly emulsified.

Blenders can also play a vital role when marinating meat for grilling, you can add all the ingredients you need for your marinating process to the blender and mix together to make a thick paste faster.

This will help you reduce the amount of time and energy you would have spent in making the marinating paste that is tedious work.

A blender will help promote your healthy eating journey (Photo: Courtesy)
  • An Air fryer

Gone are the days when you have to cook your fries in a hot pan and risk getting scathed. With the air fryer you don’t have to worry about a hot pan or eating too much fats.

An air fryer doesn’t need oil to cook your fries, chicken, salmon or any other thing. Also it is fast and very safe even for the little ones.

  • Nonstick cookware

If you haven’t invested in nonstick cooking pots and pans, what are you waiting for?

This items are the best cooking solutions to have in your house currently, not only can your food cook for longer and evenly without burning, but it will also save you the time and energy you will spend scrubbing aluminium pots and pans.

Nonstick pots and pans do not turn black or burn when cooking, you will only need a sponge to wash them and you are good to go.

Tip: Always use rubber or wooden cooking spoons and spatulas while handling nonstick cooking ware to keep them from wearing off and acquiring scratches from the use of metal spoons.

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