Separate eggs in a cinch. 1
Keep track of expiration dates. 2
These magnetic Note-Clips (Bed Bath & Beyond, $10) can be used to keep open bags of cereal, chips, pasta, etc. from spilling or to clip notes or coupons to the fridge. Making them even more useful is the dry-erase surface they feature, which you can use to scribble down expiration dates.
Never muscle through scooping ice cream again. 3
The Scoop That! II Warming Ice Cream scoop (Amazon, $20) takes the struggle out of scooping ice cream. It features thermo-ring edges and the handle is filled with a biodegradable liquid that transfers your body heat to the scoop bowl allowing it to easily remove ice cream, but not melt it.
Keep safe from sharp blades. 5
Anyone else get really nervous when washing sharp knives? Yeah, me too. The BladeBrush (Amazon, $7) makes it a whole lot safer though. It's a wrap-around cleaning brushes with a grippy surface so the knife's actual blade will be no where near your skin. Of course, it can also be used to thoroughly wash all manner of cutlery and utensils as well.
Don't stress about frozen meat. 6
Use a food scale for better baking. 7
Make healthier microwave popcorn. 8
Take the mess out of making pancakes. 9
Re-usable bags are so cost-effective. 11
New bakers will love this adjustable rolling pin. 12
Shred meat with ease. 13
Poach eggs, no problem. 14
Recipe followers will love this tablet mount. 15
This cutting board makes transferring food easier. 16
Make crushed ice at home. 18
This one tiny device can open so many things. 19
This heavy-duty scraper makes washing pots and pans so much easier. 20
This tool makes clean eating simple. 21
This device takes the guesswork out of measuring pasta. 22
Make cutting fresh pineapple simple. 23
Using the Oxo Pineapple Slicer (Target, $10) you can peel and slice fresh pineapple for the whole family with ease. As the tool slices the pineapple, it removes the core and hollows out the shell, so you don't have to use a knife to fight with the toughest parts of this delicious fruit.
Strain pasta without any fuss. 25
Wipe your whisk clean with this tool. 26
Use tongs for even more cooking preparations. 27
No more wasted aguacate! 28
Zest and mince without the stress. 29
Trust the meat thermometer. 30
With a meat thermometer (Amazon, $12) you no longer have to trust yourself to make sure meat has reached a safe temperature to eat. I never used one until this year, but my brother who is a professional chef convinced me that it's totally worth the peace of mind, especially with tricky meats like pork and chicken.