Looking to craft those culinary skills and take your homemade meals to the next level? Whether you’re trying to eat healthier or looking to make life a little easier in the kitchen, it’s hard to keep up with who’s come out with what product where! From smart devices to small appliances to knick-knacks you never knew you needed, we’ve got a list of the top 8 must-have kitchen upgrades you need to perfect the art of cooking (or just finally nail that signature dish) ready for you below!
“Green is great” is a pretty popular mantra for healthy living. Sadly, that doesn’t mean everyone’s got a green thumb to go along with it or the money to spend on pricey, fresh herbs! Starting an at-home garden might sound too time-consuming to tackle, but this Smart Garden makes it easy to grow your own herbs right on the counter!
Enhance the flavor of your dishes without the soil using an LED light, water, and plant food to produce a delicious harvest.
Cooking comes with its messes, but a Tide stick doesn’t always cut it! Instead of trashing that white blouse or changing outfits 10 minutes before you need to be out the door, reach for this handy portable stain remover from our Partner Store, Wal Mart! This handy washer is small enough to fit into a handbag or pocket and comes with an innovative upgrade that can remove stains within 30 to 120 seconds with the press of a button!
Not only did this espresso machine dress to impress, it’s filled with features that will make you second guess your coffee shop stop in the morning! Rivaling the best baristas in town, this machine’s Bluetooth features enable you to create uber-personalized coffee drinks and even schedule a brew time so you’re always waking up to your favorite aromas.
Want to make the perfect meal every single time? We thought so! This food scale puts others to shame with Bluetooth connectivity and the ability to be a working, pre-loaded cookbook! This scale alerts you as you add ingredients, and even tells you whether you’ve added too little! Add too much? This smart device will even tell you how to correct the problem.
Tired of storing food on the kitchen counter? This revolutionary system is the perfect way to tuck away produce in a stylish container that vacuum seals every time it is closed! Not only will this help save you money on expired food, but its app will keep track of your stored foods so you know right when to eat them. Hello, perfectly ripe avocados!
Easy prep, easy storage…what’s next? Can we get three cheers for easy clean-up?! Needing only 2 hours to recharge, this iRobot comes equipped with Northstar Navigation to make your floors sparkle in a record amount of time. It uses disposable, microfiber cleaning cloths to pick up dirt and includes a reservoir that dispenses liquid throughout each cleaning cycle to keep the cloths damp and effective. Sounds like a winner all-around!
Fried foods are something that seems to take healthy options such as lean protein, veggies, starches, and even already unhealthy desserts even less good for you! It would be a shame that they’re so tasty if you didn’t have this must-have air fryer to back you up. Using just a tablespoon of oil to create a healthier alternative to your favorite fried foods, this temperature-adjustable air fryer tumbles food without crushing or manual turning while constantly circulating heat! It also grills, bakes, sautés, and roasts so you can use this gadget for a variety of dishes all week.
Simple, affordable, easy-to-use. We’re big fans of this handy tool that helps cut down on meal prep! Small enough to be ideal for every kitchen, the multi-blade scissors assist in everything from fresh herbs to preparing entire salads.
Which kitchen upgrades are you excited for this year?