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

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

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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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Clever Tongs
$14.99

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

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Dachshund Dog Corn Holders

$6

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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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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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Muffin Top Baking Cups

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The most adorable muffin baking cups!

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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

$26

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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

$36

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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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15" Non-Stick Divided Meal Skillet

$40

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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

$40

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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

$16

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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.

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Yolkfish Egg Separator

$12

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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 $25

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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

$18

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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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Fred & Friends Taco Truck Set

$16

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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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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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Nostalgia Bacon Express Grill

$30

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The Bacon Express is essentially just an upright griddle cooker that allows you to cook bacon evenly without having to turn it, and helps the fat drain for a healthier breakfast option. You can also save the fat from the drip tray if you like to cook with it later!

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Tour de Pizza Bicycle Pizza Cutter

$16

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This stainless steel pizza cutter will slice through any type of crust, no matter how thick. Bonus: It also comes with a little bike rack to keep it on display because it's so damn cute.

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Bear Paws Pulled Pork Shredder Claws

$13

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Wolverine may have some competition from anyone wearing these Bear Paws. Just be sure to keep them out of reach if you have little ones around, lest they think these are toys and not literal meat-shredding claws.

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Chef'n Cob Corn Stripper

$7

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It's happened to all of us. We try to cut the kernels off the cob and they end up rolling off our cutting board all over the counter. A week later, we find little pieces of corn hiding behind our coffee makers. Don't be that guy.

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Abtong Crinkle Cutter

$9

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Face it: Now you have no excuse to keep buying those frozen crinkle-cut fries. If you use this knife to cut carrots, you can also replicate the cafeteria style vegetable medley you dreaded as a kid.

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Ben & Jerry's Pint Lock

$30

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Do you have terrible roommates who steal your food? Teach them a lesson with this combination lock that reminds them who's boss. Of course, they could just cut your ice cream open from the bottom of the pint, but only if they are a true monster.

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Krierah Dinosaur Soup Ladle

$10

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You'll never feel lonely in the kitchen again with this lil' dino by your side. The best part about this ladle is that it doesn't need an extra long drawer for stashing, because it stands up on its own.

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Fred & Friends Escape! Color-Changing Silicone Lid Lifters

$10

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Place one of these on the edge of your pot so that steam can escape the lid. They will change colors with the heat and make it look like you have a runaway seafood situation (which would actually be horrifying IRL).

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Animal House Monkey Peeler
Boston Warehouse
Animal House Monkey Peeler

$8

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This doesn't work any differently than your average vegetable peeler — it's just way cuter!

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