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12 Smart Home Products You Need in the Kitchen

A new wave of smart kitchen gadgets is here, and they're about to make food prep, cooking and cleanup a whole lot better.

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Drop Scale

This small but mighty smart home device is what you need to bake and cook like a pro. You select a recipe from the companion app’s recipe book and the connected scale helps you put together the correct ingredients in the correct amount. We especially love that the app offers up substitutions if you don’t have enough of one ingredient. Do you have a smart speaker? They can help in the kitchen, too!

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KOHLER Konnect Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucetvia

KOHLER Konnect Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet

Whether you’re kneading dough with your hands, peeling a juicy peach or crumbling fresh feta onto your salad, a touchless kitchen faucet is a major answer to the constant dilemma of dirty, wet and sticky hands. There’s just so much to love about this smart home device from Kohler. Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit, you can use your voice to turn the water on or off, or even to tell it how much water you want dispensed. By the way, here’s how to polish a stainless steel sink.

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Brava Oven

When you hear a testimonial like, “It’s changed our whole life, it has changed our marriage—for the first time he is cooking more than pasta and the kids like my chicken!” you better believe this smart home device is worth it! Offering 10 appliances in one, this oven allows you to make meals at the touch of a button and cooks two to four times faster than convection and toaster ovens. We love that there’s no preheat required, with the device reaches 500 degrees F in one minute! Learn more about Brava here.

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Simple Human Sensor Can With Voice Controlvia

Simple Human Sensor Can With Voice Control

When you have your hands full of trash, the last thing you want is to struggle to open the trash can! This is Simple Human’s most advanced sensor can yet, offering voice and motion control and a whisper-quiet motor. Want a robot to bake you bread, too? It’s possible!

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Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blendervia

Cuisinart Smart Stick Hand Blender

Anyone who’s ever used a hand blender knows the trials and tribulations of cleaning up after the fact. Enter this smart home device from Cuisinart that allows you to make a smoothie or puree soup right in the cup, bowl, pitcher or pot, eliminating the need to clean up a blender at all. Cleaning the actual device is just as easy, thanks to a wipe-clean handle and dishwasher-safe attachments.

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KitchenMetrics Digital Food Scale and Measuring Cup

Bakers know the importance of precision when it comes to creating the perfect sponge or souffle. Non-bakers find out the hard way. This accurate measuring cup is a win no matter how green or advanced your baking skills are. Use it to measures by weight instead of volume, which is more precise.

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Uncommon Goods Automatic Pan Stirrer with Timer

Your new sous chef awaits! This automatic pan stirrer is ideal for that polenta or sauce that requires constant stirring. Simply place it in your pan with any simmering or low-heat liquid, then set the timer and go about your other tasks! Put the gadget to work and whip up our best marinara sauce.

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Breville Steam Zone Food Steamervia

Breville Steam Zone Food Steamer

Breville’s steamer can simultaneously steam two different foods at once! We love that this smart home device for your kitchen allows you to simultaneously cook foods that require different steaming times and that it can go from zero to maximum steaming power in less than 30 seconds.

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smart appliances fridgeCourtesy Samsung

Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator

According to Samsung, their Family Hub Refrigerator lets you “find what you need, faster.” If your kitchen needs a makeover, this fridge will certainly make it smarter. It features a touchscreen system and apps that are easy-to-use, and it has a camera feed to help you track its contents. Here are more of the futuristic fridge features we love. 

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KitchenAid Cook Processor Connect

Having made its debut at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, this shiny new smart home gadget from KitchenAid is an efficient chef’s dream come true. It’s a processor that can boil, steam, chop, whip and so much more! Keep an eye out for its official release on the KitchenAid website! For more tech fun, check out these cool kitchen gadgets.

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Whirlpool Connected Hub Wall Oven

Another appliance that debuted at the most-recent consumer Electronics Show, the Whirlpool Connected Hub Wall Oven allows you to view your food in AR via a 27-inch transparent display. You can see recipe guides, sync your calendar and even find recipes! Keep an eye out for its official release on the Whirlpool website!

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Faber Inca In-Light Hood

Vent hoods are often overlooked in terms of smart home devices, but Faber is here to change that. The Inca In-Light is a versatile hood that offers a sleek and inconspicuous design. Smart technology ensures an incredibly quiet fan, three-speed electronic push controls with blue LED lighting and a green energy-saver mode.M

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Originally Published on The Family Handyman

Alexa Erickson
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