50 Cool and Quirky Kitchen Gadgets You'll Actually Want to Use

We would just like to apologize to your wallet in advance.

quirky kitchen gadgets

Fun doesn't always have to mean frivolous! Almost all of these gadgets and gizmos are actually useful, with the exception of a few that are just too cute or ridiculous to pass up.

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Amazon
Clever Tongs
$24.99

This tong-spatula hybrid is exactly what your kitchen needs.

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Amazon
The Dipr the Ultimate Cookie Spoon
$9.99

Your childhood (and adult) dreams are now a reality: you now have the solution to perfectly dip your cookie in milk every. single. time. 

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Taco Holders

$11 (pack of 12)

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If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that tacos are the best. Now all of you hard-shell lovers can enjoy them without worrying that it'll fall over and the filling will fall out!

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Burnt Impressions
The Selfie Toaster
$50.00

What's hotter than an Instagram selfie? A selfie on a fresh piece of toast. 

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S-Tech
Muffin Top Baking Cups

$21.23 BUY NOW

The most adorable muffin baking cups!

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LUXSHE
Jiffy Fries Maker and Potato Slicer
$12.89

This one-step potato slicer cuts the veggie into perfectly shaped fries. Then, pop the Jiffy in the microwave for a few minutes and you’ll have delicious crispy fires. Voilà

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Whisk Wiper

from $20

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... because it's a lot easier to lick frosting off this wiper than off the tines of your whisk.

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Kitchen Gizmo Snap 'N Strain Strainer

$15

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Strain your pasta with ease using this gadget that clips on to the side of your pot, eliminating the need for bulky bowl strainers that never fit into the sink or your cabinet properly.

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Barbuzzo Ice Luge

$12

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It's not a party without an ice luge for your booze! This one can be made at home to wow your guests (and get them drunk).

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Grillaholics Stuffed Burger Press

$15

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There's nothing better than biting into a gooey, cheesy stuffed burger — but they can be hard to make at home. This press provides a perfect mold for your stuffed burgers, with a top piece that compacts the meat around your filling.

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OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer

$10

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No need to dirty up multiple utensils and knives — this multitool can cut, pit, and slice your avocados safely and efficiently.

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Taiyaki Japanese Fish-Shaped Hot Cake Maker

$33

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Take your brunch under the sea with this Japanese fish-shaped pancake maker.

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Elite Cuisine 3-in-1 Breakfast Center

$32

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Having a small apartment shouldn't limit you from enjoying a complete breakfast. With this 3-in-1 Breakfast Center, you can fry your egg on the oven-top nonstick griddle, toast a biscuit in the toaster oven, and brew a hot pot of coffee, all at the same time!

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Dachshund Dog Corn Holders

$4

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Perfect for all Dachshund lovers. Poke the stainless steel prongs into each end of the corn for a better grip and to keep you from burning your fingers. They also have beer cans, cows, pigs, and popcorn buckets.

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Uncommon Goods
Portable Cheese Melt Utensil

$25

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Sweet dreams are made of cheese, right? Of course right. And what makes your cheese dreams become amazing reality like this portable raclette machine?

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15" Non-Stick Divided Meal Skillet

$48

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Five different slots? Nothing touches? Find us a better skillet for cooking multiple things? YOU CANNOT! Your whole meal can get cooked over one burner!

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Clear View Toaster

$53

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Never burn toast again with this genius clear toaster. Watch your bread as it heats up to the perfect crisp, and stop it when it gets to your desired level!

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The Original Never Soggy Cereal Bowl

$19

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If you know someone who hates soggy cereal (raises hand), this is the ultimate bowl for them! Your puffs go in one side, milk in the other. Dip in your milk for as short or long as you want! Cereal, your way.

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One Click Butter Cutter

$12

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This contraption makes perfect little pats of butter for your toast, so it spreads and melts evenly. You can even use it for cooking to portion out just the right amount.

More: Best Butter Warmers for Dipping and Spreading

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Yolkfish Egg Separator

$10

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If you're grossed out by the prospect of getting raw egg on your hands, or you just suck at separating them with the shell method, you'll be delighted to know that this little fishy will suck the yolks right out of your eggs, mess-free.

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Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

from $20

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Cook a delicious breakfast from the comfort of your kitchen (in your PJs) in just 5 minutes!

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Pancake Batter Mixer

$15

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Make pancakes with less of a mess. Add your ingredients, shake, and squeeze!

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Squeeze and Level Measuring Spoons

$19

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With cookie-baking season staring us in the face, these measuring spoons are about to get their permanent spot on the counter. Scrape off excess with just a little squeeze!

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Smart Touch Chef Al Dente Singing Pasta Timer

$20

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Chef Al Dente is a waterproof timer that you drop into boiling water with your pasta. He serenades you when the pasta is cooked to a perfect al dente, so you never overcook your noodles. Also, the infomercial for this product is amazing/awful/great/hilarious, so do yourself a favor and watch it here.

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Fred & Friends Taco Truck Set

$11

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If you're a taco lover, you are probably already familiar with the struggle of watching your tacos fall apart in slo-mo as they fall on their sides while the filling spills out everywhere. These taco truck stands will prevent such a tragedy from occurring on your plate. Each purchase comes with a set of two trucks, but if you're as addicted to tacos as we are, you may want to consider getting a second set, since each truck only holds two.

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Uncommon Goods Keyboard Waffle Iron

$70

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Here's how to convince your boss that you're actually working at home instead of making breakfast: "Yes I'm taking notes, I have my keyboard right here," you say to them during the conference call. They don't have to know that by "keyboard" you actually mean "breakfast" and by "notes" you actually mean "pouring syrup."

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Super Marts Melon Scoop

$13

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Melon lovers now have it easy with this tool that separates the fruit from its skin, sans knife. It's a perfect tool for kids and adults alike to make quick (and healthy) work of snack-time, and you can even use it to separate the seeds from the fruit as well.

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Uncommon Goods Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Press Set

$15

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This set of ice cream sandwich presses come in three different shapes, so you can make super adorable ice cream sandwiches any time you want with both homemade or store-bought cookies. Simply press the base onto a cookie, gently push the cookie inward, and then use the tube to scoop ice cream into the center. Press down on another cookie to complete the sandwich, use the plunger handle to push it out, and voilà!

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SQdeal Cartoon Hard-Boiled Egg and Rice Molds

$7

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To use these cute little egg molds, simply place a peeled, hard-boiled egg in them while the egg's still a little warm. Let it sit in cold water for 10 minutes, and that's it! You'll have adorable bunny-shaped eggs in no time at all.

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Uncommon Goods Hockey Stick BBQ Set

$50

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Hockey fans, you know that sadness you get in the middle of the summer when the past season is long gone, and the next season feels like it's forever away? Well, this set of grill tools made from repurposed professional hockey sticks will be sure to cheer you up when you're feeling blue ... and orange. Go Islanders!

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