The stars of the modern kitchen may be gleaming appliances and designer cookware, but the real heroes of any well-appointed kitchen are the small—often unsung—innovations. These less glamorous kitchen tools can be the difference between an arduous task and a seamless one, a daunting cooking proposition and an inspired culinary endeavor.
The products featured below are distinct for offering small, but significant, improvements upon tried-and-true kitchen tools. Whether cutting board, meat thermometer or storage vessel, these aren’t the products likely to be displayed on countertops to impress and wow guests. Rather, these kitchen additions are the invaluable, behind-the-scenes workhorses that make big things possible.
Cooking, as an art form, can ignite true passion in some, and may be a necessary evil for others. Still, anyone who spends more than a few hours a week in the kitchen, whether novice or experienced cook, is bound to appreciate a thoughtfully designed tool that makes mundane tasks easier, and may even enhance the overall cooking experience. The kitchen products we’ve featured above offer all that—at prices that are just as easy to appreciate.
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