9 Smart Kitchen Gadgets Every Tech Nerd Needs
Here's a handful of high-tech smart kitchen gadgets to make cooking even more satisfying. Find the perfect gift for your favorite geek—even if that's you!
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Wake up and smell the coffee! This sleek, smart Nespresso machine has Bluetooth technology that allows ‘spro lovers to create a perfect pick-me-up, place an order for new capsules and even brew remotely.
This ultra-modern Drop kitchen scale makes measuring ingredients a cinch. The accompanying Drop mobile app comes with hundreds of delicious recipes that are easy to follow. The iPad app tells you what ingredients to add—and can even help you customize recipes on the fly.
If you’ve missed out on the Instant Pot recipe craze, now’s your time to get in on the trend. This all-in-one device manages to act as a slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker and steamer. Heck, it can even saute and sear.
Rise and grind! This smart coffee grinder has all the bells and whistles you need to brew the ultimate cup o’ joe and get out the door. Here’s some music to all coffee geeks’ ears: You can choose from 60 grind settings to achieve the perfect brew.
Who knew that using a meat thermometer is essential when cooking the perfect steak? This clever wireless meat thermometer will crown you the official Cookout King or Queen. It monitors your food and helps estimate how long to cook and rest your barbecue masterpieces.
Prepare a flawless meal with the help of this smart sous vide. The temperature-controlled water bath cooks food with precision and the Visual Doneness feature in its app displays exactly how food looks when it cooks. What is sous vide cooking, anyway? Find out here!
Good news for tea drinkers! The lovely Breville smart tea infuser knows exactly the right temperature and steep time for any and all varieties of tea. You can even set your preferred flavor strength. So drink on, smart-tea pants.
Fried chicken? Check. French fries? Check. Doughnut holes? Check. Make the best chewy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside foods in minutes with this digital air fryer. No greases or oils required! (You’ll want to read our Test Kitchen’s guide to air frying like a pro before you get started.)