Kitchen appliances and accessories for people who hate to cook

Does the very idea of ​​preparing, cooking and cleaning make you dread going to the kitchen? For anyone looking to make the cooking process easier for themselves, there are plenty of devices and gadgets that can practically do this work for you. Here are 11 of our favorites.

1. Cosori Max XL air fryer; $ 119

Chances are, you know someone who always finds a way to fit an air fryer conversation into every conversation. But unlike other trendy kitchen appliances, the hype is actually justified here. Air fryers basically work as extremely powerful convection ovens, making them ideal for quick cooking and reheating. And they’re designed to make food enjoyable and crispy without using unhealthy fats and oils. In short, you get all the taste without all of that guilt. This 4.7-star rated Cosori model is the perfect air fryer to give (or keep for yourself). It is designed to handle a range of dishes, from chicken wings and salmon to vegetables and desserts, without being complicated to use.

Buy it: Amazon

2. Microwave bacon cooker; $ 14

For bacon lovers who can’t stand all the grease splatters and dirty pans, this kitchen accessory lets you hang individual strips for easy microwave cooking. Not only does it reduce damage, but it also has a built-in tray at the bottom to catch all that greasy runoff. And it’s all dishwasher safe, making cleanup an afterthought.

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3. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker; 25 $

It’s the quick and easy breakfast sandwich maker of your dreams. Instead of toasting bread, frying eggs, and heating ham separately (and using a billion pans in the process), this gadget takes care of everything in one go. All you have to do is layer the ingredients, tap and click a few buttons. All of this cooks in under five minutes and you can experiment with different combinations of bread, eggs, meats, vegetables and spreads.

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4. Non-stick reusable toaster bags; $ 8

Cut down on crumbs and clean up with these reusable toaster bags. For hassle-free grilled cheese, simply place a few Kraft Singles between two slices of bread, toss it all in the bag, and toss the sandwich in a slotted toaster. It’s easier and cleaner than doing everything on a stovetop, and the bags can also be used to reheat pastries, pizzas, chicken nuggets, and even sausages. In addition to the toaster, these bags are strong enough to withstand ovens and grills, and they can be cleaned in the dishwasher.

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5. Mini Dash waffle maker; $ 18

Don’t be fooled by the name: a waffle iron can be a great, quick and convenient cooking tool for all kinds of foods, including paninis and hash browns. This Dash model has two non-stick surfaces and heats up in minutes. One five-star reviewer said, “If you love waffles, but don’t want to eat gigantic ones and / or don’t have a ton of counter space for a full-size waffle iron, this little thing is worth it. sadness. the price.”

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6. NoCry cut resistant gloves; 11 $

Whether you’re a newbie to knives or just someone who enjoys shelling their own oysters, these 4.5 star rated gloves are the best way to protect your hands while chopping in the kitchen. Made from food safe polyethylene, nylon, polyester, fiberglass and elastane, they are said to be four times stronger than leather and can protect you from cuts, nicks and other potential injuries you might. endure using sharp tools.

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7. Dezin electric cooking pot; $ 36

This appliance is similar to an electric kettle, but it has the functionality of a cooking pot, which makes it convenient for cooking soups, ramen, oats, etc. There isn’t much noise here; you just need to set it to the right temperature and throw in your ingredients. But since it’s electric, you can easily place it on a counter anywhere in the house (or in an RV, if that’s your thing.) It’s not the biggest jar – it holds about 1.6 liters of liquid, but it’s compact enough to be perfect for college kids and anyone living alone for the first time.

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8. Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, 6 quart; $ 89

This multi-functional instant pot pretty much does all the cooking work on its own, leaving you free to catch up on whatever you wanted to do (or, let’s face it, Instagram browsing). There are one touch settings for cooking rice, soup, meat, chili and more. All you need to do is empty the ingredients into the pan, press a few buttons and wait for the device to do its magic. This device received a 4.7 star rating from Amazon customers; even more impressive than that, over 112,000 reviewers gave it five stars. It’s available in 3-quart, 6-quart, and 8-quart models, and the company has a free app full of recipes for you to try.

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9. Microwave pasta cooker; $ 17

It is perhaps the easiest and fastest way to make pasta at home. Just add your favorite noodles, add water, and microwave. The result is perfectly cooked pasta at home without having to wait for a large pot of water to boil. According to the company, a serving of spaghetti takes about 13 minutes, so it will likely take some trial and error to figure out the perfect time for each type of pasta. But once you get the hang of it, you won’t look back.

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10. Cuisinart Stainless Steel Chopper; $ 21

This 4.1 star rated gadget is designed for anyone looking to eliminate the tears and smelly fingers you get when chopping onions and garlic by hand. It’s pretty simple: just put the vegetable of your choice in the container and push the top down until it is cut to the right size. One reviewer, who gave it five stars, said: “This one works great just by cutting on a board. The cuts are even and it does a pretty quick job of onions, garlic, even celery. As for cleaning, it’s easy. I take it apart and put it in the dishwasher.

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11. 5 Ingredients: Fast & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver; $ 19

Best-selling cookbook author and renowned chef Jamie Oliver has the solution to your cooking problems. This cookbook is filled with 130 five-ingredient recipes, including fish, pasta, salads, and vegetarian options. These streamlined meals are easy to prepare and are perfect for anyone learning the ropes or who’s perpetually pressed for time (and strapped for patience.)

Buy it: Amazon

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