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10 Smart Products You Should Have in Your Kitchen

A new wave of smart kitchen gadgets is here, and they're about to make food prep, cooking, and clean up a whole lot better.

Airfryervia amazon.com

Philips Kitchen Avance Digital Turbostar Airfryer

A solid smart kitchen product for newbies to air frying, this countertop appliance features a digital display, programmable timer, and intuitive interface. The smartest part about this device is the unique TurboStar Technology that promises healthier cooking and frying. “Air is the new oil,” the brand says. “And now with the Philips Airfryer you can use that air to fry in a healthier way with up to 75 percent less fat!” It also comes with five presets for popular dishes and a warm function. Want to make the rest of your kitchen as high-tech as this air fryer? These 32 secret uses for ordinary kitchen gadgets will revolutionize your home.

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Simplehuman Touch-Free Sensor Pump

When your hands get dirty in the kitchen, things can get messy quickly. This automatic touch-free sensor pump makes washing up a breeze. You simply hold out your hand and soap appears! Dare we say the product actually makes washing your hands fun?! Your kitchen will function much better if you avoid these common kitchen mistakes.

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Potvia amazon.com

Saki Automatic Pot Stirrer

For foods like risotto, constant stirring can be a pain. With the Saki Automatic Pot Stirrer, you get to enjoy a hands-off experience. The innovative cooking mixer automatically and continuously stirs your sauces, soups and more. Featuring a unique two-arm design to ensure precision and balance, the product eliminates burned food and scratched pots. Check out this very handy DIY pullout pot and pan storage solution.

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Oven via amazon.com

Breville Smart Oven Pro Convection Toaster with Element IQ

There’s so much to love about this smart kitchen product from Breville. At first glance, you may think you have a big toaster oven on your hands, but this bad boy comes with so much more than that. It offers ten preset cooking functions that allow you to toast, bake, roast, broil, reheat, warm and slow cook. And, it’s convection powered. The idea behind the Element IQ technology is that it steers power when and where it’s needed, so the right heating environment for precision cooking can be reached and maintained. Can’t believe you’ve been missing out on this smart toaster oven? Wait until you see these 25 kitchen gadgets you’ll wish you had years ago. 

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Thermomix TM6

Don’t be fooled by companies who claim their product “can do it all,” unless that product happens to be the Thermomix TM6. The latest smart appliance from Vorwerk is here to save you counter space and help you get dinner on the table faster. You can’t get your hands on the TM6 just yet (the website states that it will be available in Summer 2019). Offered here is the TM5, in case you’re impatient.

These multi-purpose kitchen appliances perform slow cooking for things like beef brisket, or high-temperature cooking for caramelizing sugar, with just the touch of a button. They can do everything from provide the right environment for fermentation for homemade yogurt to sous vide cooking for meats and veggies. The possibilities are endless! Looking for other appliances to speed up your meal preparation time? There’s a reason why people can’t stop buying these 15 helpful kitchen products.

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FoodCycler via amazon.com

The FoodCycler

This easy-to-use smart kitchen product is your answer to the question: How do I keep our kitchen compost from stinking up the house? This system uses a special formula of activated carbon that keeps the smell of food waste away. At just the push of a button, you can create a safe and natural soil or lawn amendment. And, the new Filter Monitoring System means you’ll always know when the filter needs to be changed. Kick your composting game up a notch with these tips.

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eggvia amazon.com

Cuisinart Egg Cooker

Just because eggs are the quintessential breakfast food doesn’t mean how you cook them has to remain old-fashioned. This smart kitchen product allows you to cook up to 10 eggs at once to soft-, medium- or hard-boiled. You can also opt to poach four eggs in a special tray or make an omelet with as many as three eggs. And, with well over 1,000 reviews on Amazon, this egg cooker has an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars. Here are some of the ways you’re cleaning your kitchen wrong.

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Watervia amazon.com

Brita Infinity Smart Water Pitcher

This WiFi-enabled pitcher is your answer to always having healthy drinking water whenever you want it. It has a dual-screen carbon and ion-exchange-resin activated filter that reduces contaminants and comes equipped with features like tracking usage, checking filter quality and automatically ordering a replacement filter through Amazon. While most people are familiar with water filter appliances, you have probably never heard of these 32 unique and weird kitchen gadgets.

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Blender via amazon.com

Vitamix A2300 Ascent Series Smart Blender

Enjoy smart blending with this Vitamix machine. With the self-detect technology, the motor base is able to recognize the container size you’ve chosen and automatically adjust program settings. You can also make steaming hot soup without a stove in the blender. The built-in wireless connectivity ensures the blender evolves as new innovations are developed. Here’s how to clean a blender fast.

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Alarm via amazon.com

Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Forgetting to turn off kitchen appliances can be a major downer (as in, literally your house could burn down!) All joking aside, this smart kitchen product is a must-have safety device. Unlike typical smoke alarms, the Nest Protect has an automatic battery self-check, which takes the hassle and worry out of dealing with smoke alarms. It also talks to you when something is up, instead of simply beeping at you. It works with cellular devices, too, so you can receive notifications even when you’re not home. While you are modernizing your kitchen, make sure you don’t still have these 13 kitchen items you need to throw out already.

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Originally Published on The Family Handyman