5-Star Kitchen Tools with a Cult Following on Amazon
The internet has spoken: These kitchen tools have garnered more than 10,000(!!!) Amazon reviews and have near-perfect ratings. So go ahead and click "add to cart."
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Ditch those single-use zipper bags and try Stasher reusable silicone bags. 20,000+ Amazon reviewers have chimed in singing these bags’ praises. They’re leak-proof, dishwasher safe and super cute. Use them to pack your kiddo’s lunchbox, freeze fruits or just seal up a few extras around the house.
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When you’re craving a cozy meal, reach for a Dutch oven—specifically this top-rated Dutch oven from Lodge. Available in 12 colors and six sizes, you can definitely find a pot that’s right for you. The six-quart model is perfect for soups, roasts and family meals.
Need help determining exactly when your pie crust or cutout cookies are the right thickness? We sure do! That’s why we like all kinds of gadgets that make measuring easier (even if it’s just a plain school ruler). Undoubtedly, though, this adjustable rolling pin from Joseph Joseph makes judging these measurements simple. Just slide on one of the guides and this rolling pin will help you get that pie crust just right.
The secret to making coffee shop-style drinks at home: a milk frother. This gadget whisks your favorite milk—dairy or alternative milks—into a tempting froth perfect for making lattes, cappuccinos and more.
And this milk frother here costs just $15 and has more than 50,000 reviews. So the only question is: What are you waiting for?
One of the secrets to great chocolate chip cookies is to make sure that all your cookies are uniform in shape and size. The easiest way to do this: a cookie scoop. This stainless steel cookie scoop from Wilton (14,000 reviews and counting!) creates perfectly shaped cookies every single time so you can enjoy drop cookies that are picture-perfect.
If you’re a tea drinker, you better click “add to cart” on an electric kettle. This gadget boils water quickly, safely and quietly—no more having to listen to the shriek of that old-fashioned kettle on the range. This model from Mueller is one of our editor’s favorites—and a favorite of more than 40,000 reviewers.
Who would have thought that a tool as simple as a measuring cup could have such a big following (nearly 18,000 reviews to be precise)? Well, OXO managed to make a better measuring cup. This unique tool allows you to see the measurements from the side and top which is pretty darn nifty.
Have a little fun in your kitchen with a culinary blow torch. This mini butane torch is perfect for toasting meringue, making creme brulee and caramelizing just about anything. Not to mention it’s darn fun to use. Check out the 18,000 reviews (and make sure your kitchen is equipped with all the right safety gear).
We’re always trying to go green in the kitchen, so that means replacing single-use items like sponges and paper towels with eco-friendly options. These Swedish dishcloths are made of cellulose and cotton and can be washed over and over again (you can even wash them right in the dishwasher!). Once they are too worn to use, pop them in your compost bin. A product like this might seem pretty simple, but more than 23,000 customers have sung their praises.
Let’s face it: Opening a bottle of wine can be a pain (unless you’ve got a screw cap bottle). Make the job effortless with this Oster electric bottle opener. Don’t believe us? Ask one of the 31,000 reviewers.
Say goodbye to burnt rice on the bottom of your favorite pot and hello to a top-rated rice cooker from Aroma. Nearly 40,000 users have sung the praises of this affordable gadget (you can add our editors to the list, too—they chose this as one of their favorite rice cookers on the market).
We didn’t necessarily think this egg cooker was something we needed, until we saw that over 15,000 people gave this kitchen gadget a positive review! This $20 appliance 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 is not only easy to use, but Amazon reviewers love it, too: it has 4.7 stars out of almost 40,000 reviews!
A cast iron skillet is definitely an essential kitchen tool, and nearly 50,000 Amazon reviewers agree that the Lodge 10.25-inch cast iron skillet is the way to go! It comes pre-seasoned, too, so you don’t need to worry about getting it stove-top ready, either. Before you start cooking, check out our cast iron cooking guide.
If you’re interested in breakfast shakes in the slightest, this bottle is for you. Amazon purchasers have spoken, and at less than $10 a pop, this value-priced blender bottle is highly rated with its 30,000-plus reviewers. What more do you need to know?
Amazon reviewers are going crazy over the JavaPresse Manual Coffee Grinder. Not only does it cost significantly less than its $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. (Hey, are you making these coffee-brewing mistakes?)
Everyone’s trying to cut down on plastic these days (and for good reason), and these stainless steel straws 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.
Can’t stand cranking your cans open with the run-of-the-mill can opener? This battery-operated can opener from Kitchen Mama is perfect for you! Three thousand reviews land this product at 4.3 stars, and according to Amazon, it’s the ideal opener for home cooks and professional chefs alike.
This highly-rated spiralizer is totally worth picking up. It costs 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 over 6,000 people love this thing?