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5-Star Kitchen Tools with a Cult Following on Amazon
The Internet has spoken: These handy items make (vs. break) your home kitchen. How many do you have?
Amazon / Instant Pot
Do you have this incredible one-pot wonder ($80)? If you don’t, you may be taking too long to make all of your meals! This appliance not only has 4.5 stars with over 28,000 reviewers, but I can personally attest to the time saving wonders of the Instant Pot.
Amazon / DASH
We didn’t necessarily think this was something we needed, until we saw that almost 7,000 people gave this kitchen gadget a positive review! This $15 tool is the perfect way to ensure you’ll have perfectly cooked hard-boiled eggs, every time.
You might not think you need a kitchen scale, but think about all those baking recipes that would be that much better if you had one! This scale ($15) is not only easy to use, but Amazon reviewers love it, too: 4.6 stars out of almost 14,000 reviews!
Amazon / Lodge
A cast iron skillet is definitely an essential kitchen tool, and 11,000 Amazon reviewers agree that the Lodge 10.25 Inch Cast Iron Skillet ($15) is the way to go! It comes pre-seasoned, too, so you don’t need to worry about getting it stove top ready, either.
If you’re interested in breakfast shakes in the slightest, this kitchen tool is for you. Amazon purchasers have spoken, and at less than $11 a pop, this value-priced blender bottle is highly-rated with its 7,000-plus reviewers. What more do you need to know?
Amazon / JavaPresse
Amazon reviewers are going crazy over the JavaPresse Manual Coffee Grinder ($24). Not only does it cost significantly less than its $50 to $100 competition, but it really gets the job done! You can adjust the grind speed with a simple click, and it doesn’t require any batteries or power at all to work.
Amazon / Hiware
Everyone’s trying to cut down on plastic these days (and for good reason), and these stainless steel straws ($9) are the perfect way to do just that! They even come with a cleaning brush, making these reusable straws the favorite plastic alternative on the Internet.
You might think a can opener is a can opener, but this one has thought everything through. It even has a magnet to make it easier to attract the lid! The 5,000-plus positive reviews really make this kitchen tool ($16) worth investing in.
Amazon / Spiralizer
This fully 5-star-rated tool is totally worth picking up. It’s less than $30, and it makes it super easy to swap-in a gluten-free, low-carb noodle alternative to your favorite pastas, stir-fries and more. Oh, and did we mention that almost 1,200 people love this thing?
Amazon / Mueller Austria
You’ll never have to spend extra time chopping vegetables again! This 4.6-star-rated tool ($23) has its approval from almost 4,000 customers. It chops, dices, and minces, all without using a knife: Sounds just about perfect to me.
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