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12 Gadgets for a Healthy First Kitchen

These make-cooking-easier gadgets will keep you well-fed for years to come.

Whether you're setting up your first kitchen or want to update your kitchen-tool stash, check out our favorite finds to help you cook easier and make it fun as well.  

 

1. Avoquado

 


This 4-in-1 avocado tool is a must-have for the avocado-toast lover in your life. The handy gadget can slice, pit, and scoop. Just like that, breakfast is Insta-worthy!
$9.99, chefn.com

 

2. Collapsible Salad Bowl


This salad bowl is a great office worker’s companion with convenient separate compartments for every salad fixing.
$14.95, WW.com

 

3. SleekStor®Medium

Sleek Stor

Look, new apartments can be tiny. And the kitchens? Especially small. This collapsible 8" colander is a space saver and makes cooking easier on pasta night!
$14.99, chefn.com

 

4. OXO Good Grips Cutting and Carving Board

OXO Good Grips Cutting and Carving Board

Nonslip grips make this cutting board the perfect choice for a new cook. Another plus? It’s easy to clean.
$24.95, amazon.com

 

5. Twist

Who doesn’t love spiralized veggies? This handheld tool creates thick-ribbon, small julienne, and large julienne “noodles,” making impressive dishes a cinch.
$24.99, chefn.com

 

6. PalmPeeler Vegetable Peeler

PalmPeeler Vegetable Peeler

Your grads can peel veggies without fearing for their fingers with this efficient tool. The new ergonomic design provides a comfortable fit and is topped with a potato-eye remover.
$6.99, chefn.com

 

7. SleekStor®Pinch + PourCollapsible Measuring Cups

 

These measuring cups will hardly take up any drawer space with their collapsible design. Another bonus? They come with a pouring spout.
$14.99, chefn.com

 

8. OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set with Black Handles

OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set with Black Handles

These stackable mixing bowls save space and can be used for everything from baking to holding popcorn on movie night.
$24.95, amazon.com

 

9. Chemex Starter Kit

Chemex Starter Kit

Pour-over coffee is all the rage and your grad will be thrilled to use (and snap photos of) the Chemex coffee maker. With this kit, he can start brewing a pot of java immediately.
$57.90, chemexcoffeemaker.com

 

10. PowerCrush Personal Quiet Blender

PowerCrush Personal Quiet Blender

Blending a smoothie early in the morning without waking the roommate will no longer be the stuff of dreams.
$29.88, Walmart.com

11. SteamSum™

 

SteamSum

 

Talk about a time-saver! The stackable steamer allows new cooks to steam their entire meal in a two-tier basket.
$39.99, chefn.com

 

12.  Portion-Control Wine Glasses—Set of Two

 

Portion-Control Wine Glasses—Set of Two

Raise a glass to mindfulness! Cleverly designed to be discreet about portion control, these glasses feature decorative lines marking 5-oz, 8-oz, and 10-oz servings.
$19.95, WW.com

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