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A snap-on silicone strainer for straining veggies and hard-boiled eggs in addition to pasta. It clips onto nearly any pot, big or small, so you don’t lose any precious cargo when you dump out the water.
A veggie spiralizer to trick your brain into thinking it’s getting pasta — and then surprising it with zoodles. This will also come in clutch when you’re craving some salty, starchy, potato-y goodness but you can’t be bothered to leave your house.
And a cookbook full of recipes you’ll want to try with your spiralizer so you can get out of your dinner rut.
A veggie dicer that’ll make quick work of the produce in your fridge that you’ve been neglecting because prepping it takes too much time. No more chopping onions for 20 minutes because you can’t stop crying.
A sushi-making kit because we’ve all battled the urge to order delivery sushi…for the third time this week. This kit comes with everything you need (minus the rice, fish, and add-ins), and reviewers say it’s easy to learn, even for first-time sushi chefs.
A pack of reusable toaster bags for replacing your 2 a.m. ramen with a buttery grilled cheese — straight from the toaster.
A truly ~egg-celent~ rapid egg cooker that’ll whip you up an omelette (or soft-, medium-, or hard-boiled egg as well as poached eggies) without you ever having to dirty a pan. Reviewers even use it to steam frozen dumplings!
A nonstick wok so scrumptious stir-fries are always an option. It’ll take you about as long to make one as it takes you to boil and sauce pasta and the results will be so much tastier, trust me.
A panini press to achieve perfect grill marks and a delicious char on your sandwiches, burritos, and quesadillas. The top plate locks so you can also toast your pizza, open-faced sammies, and even bruschetta.
A 7-in-1 Instant Pot so you can actually eat dinner in a timely manner. It tenderizes frozen meat in minutes and makes mouthwatering stews in under an hour so you don’t have to subsist on pasta when you come home late and can’t be bothered to cook a real meal.
A BuzzFeed Tasty seasoning kit if you’re into things that make your life easier. No more staring at your spice rack for 10 minutes wondering what the heck tastes good on chicken only to settle on…boring old salt and pepper.
An electric indoor grill because it’s cold as heck outside but that doesn’t have to stop you from grilling up a juicy steak and veggie kabobs like it’s the middle of summer.
A Potato Express, a microwaveable bag for perfectly cooking your tater instead of waiting an hour for them to bake in the oven. It’s also great for reheating old bread, tortillas, and corn on the cob.
A set of mini cast-iron frying pans that are easy to use and will encourage you to cook more. What can you make with these guys? Ummm almost anything you want, baby!
A microwave rice cooker that steams rice, polenta, and couscous with ease if the one thing that’s stopping you from cooking is that it takes 50 million steps to complete a dish. With this you just stick it in the microwave and walk away.
A microwave veggie steamer if you’re a lazy eater and can’t be bothered to boil a pot of water. This steamer has a two-cup capacity, so it’s great for anyone living the #singlelife.
A handy dumpling maker so you can enjoy homemade pot stickers, pierogis, empanadas, and turnovers. The flavor possibilities are endless!
A rotating oven that’ll bake your pizza, cookies, potato skins, chicken wings, fish sticks — you name it — without heating up your entire home. You can control the heating elements on the top and bottom so your food is always perfectly cooked.
An enameled cast-iron dutch oven if one of your 2020 resolutions was to cook more. *slaps dutch oven* This bad boy can cook you practically anything you want. Bread? Done. Stews? Done. An entire bird? Done. Braised meats and veggies? Done! Seriously, please stop asking.
A Souper Cube, a silicone freezing tray for storing perfectly portioned meals. Prep a recipe ahead of time and freeze them in these trays so you can quickly grab them as needed and defrost them for an easy meal.
A corn peeler because getting kernels stuck between your teeth is enough to make you swear off corn on the cob forever. With this lil’ guy, you can still enjoy this magical yellow veggie.
A set of produce storage containers you’ll love ~berry~ much because they’ll save you money by extending the shelf life of your fruits and veg. Here’s to actually cooking with the produce in your fridge in 2020.
A dishwasher-safe OXO avocado slicer for the person who buys an avocado every single week but can’t be bothered to actually prep it. This genius gadget makes it easy.
An itty bitty knife sharpener, because nothing makes you want to cook less than struggling to chop meats and veggies with dull knives.
You in the kitchen in 2019:
Versus you in 2020:
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