5 Kitchen Gadgets You Won't be Able to Live Without

Cook like a pro with these cool kitchen tools!

There are tons of kitchen tools on the market, but which ones are really worth it? It’s safe to say that the best seal of approval comes from someone who’s been cooking for their entire life. Luckily for you, Chef Stefano Faita is here to share 5 must-have kitchen gadgets that he can’t live without.

These gadgets might be simple, but they are guaranteed to be lifesavers for professional chefs and amateur cooking enthusiasts. Be warned: once you get a taste for how easy cooking can be with the help of these cool tools, you may never want to leave the kitchen again!

1. OXO Good Grips Garlic Slicer

Price: $35.00

This safe slicer quickly creates thin garlic slices using its sharp, angled, bi-directional stainless steel blade. It’s also outfitted with an integrated food chamber that not only keeps the garlic contained, but also protects your fingers while slicing—and its soft non-slip handle is sure to keep your hands happy! Plus, thanks to its textured ramp, you don’t need to worry about food sticking to the slicer.

2. Mezzaluna Chopper

Price: $36.97

Don’t be afraid to rock the boat—or the pizza—with this chopper. The Mezzaluna is designed with a sharp, curved blade fixed in two handles. For anyone who is hesitant of using a large chef’s knife, this is the perfect tool to chop herbs or cut pizza. All it takes is a gentle rocking motion!

3. BRIX Jarkey Jar Opener

Price: $17.53

Say goodbye to twisting and straining with this revolutionary tool. As the world’s easiest jar opener, the BRIX Jarkey is here to make your life so much easier. All you need to do is lift, pop, and unscrew the lid! This tool is dishwasher safe, it’s available in assorted colours, and it’s endorsed by Arthritis Associations around the world—what more could you ask for?

4. Bench Scraper/Chopper

Price: $7.97

Who doesn’t love a multi-purpose tool? With this dough scraper and chopper combo, you can truly have it all! Use it as a scraper to prepare your pasta or baking dough, and make use of its stainless steel blade to easily dice carrots, celery, onions, or anything else that comes to mind.

5. Granite Frying Pan

Price: $119.97

There’s no denying that this frying pan is special. Crafted in Italy from an ingenious mixture of cast aluminum and granite, it is extremely lightweight, includes a high quality nonstick finishing, and offers even heat distribution. Better yet—you can easily remove the handle to pop this pan into your oven.