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* Streamline your kitchen equipment
* Clever multi-tools you might not know about
* Eight great cooking tools — all under $30
Cooking can be a lot easier with the right set of kitchen tools. Sometimes, the standard set of knives and basic products just isn’t enough, and often, there’s a tough job that requires a tool you never knew existed. Below are some largely-unknown kitchen multi-tools that solve some of the everyday cooking problems we all struggle with.
1. Langxian Foldable Chef Basket
The foldable design of this chef basket provides a surprising amount of uses. It can be used for straining, frying, steaming, storing food, and anything else you can think of. Plus, it’s made of dependable, food-grade stainless steel, so you don’t have to worry about high temperatures or extended use.
2. BUTEFO Kitchen Tool Set
Another great multi-tool that everyone can use is this wine bottle-shaped 8-in-1 gadget. It disassembles into a funnel, juicer, grater, egg cracker, shredder, can opener, egg separator and measuring cup, and then easily combines for easy storage.
3. TNK Brand Multi-Function Tool
TNK’s barracuda multi-tool is the only pair of tongs you need. Their clever design upgrades the standard tongs by adding straining, scraping, and better-grabbing functions. One try and you’ll be hooked.
4. Zing! Multi-Function Hand Tool
This Zing! multi-tool might look like a medieval weapon, but it’s actually an incredibly useful cooking companion. The quadrant head chops, blends and mashes, while a nylon build prevents any harm to come to your non-stick cookware.
5. TNK Brand BBQ Multi-Function Accessory
BBQing is pretty simple, and this multi-tool simplifies it even further. It combines tongs, a spatula, a fork, and of course, a bottle opener for BBQing refreshments.
6. Greentor Heavy Duty Kitchen Scissors
These aren’t your everyday kitchen scissors. Along with top-of-the-line scissor blades, they feature six other built-in tools including a fruit and veggie peeler, a bottle opener, and a scale remover.
7. Pizza Cutter and Server
Slice and serve pizza like a pro with this clever pizza cutter and server. Cut a clean cheesy slice, and then flip it to serve without dumping the cheese or getting any grease on your hands.
8. Over-the-Sink Strainer Board
Straining into a dirty sink isn’t just awkward; it’s a little gross. This over-the-sink strainer makes the whole process easier and cleaner by mounting across your sink, holding your food, and providing a place to cut or store stuff as well.