20 Unique Kitchen Items From Amazon That'll Make Your Life Easier
If shopping on Amazon is one of your favorite pastimes, you're well aware that the retailer has so many highly covetable home items just waiting to be discovered. Chic furniture! Artwork! Patio essentials! Through the years, though, one of our favorite sections of the website to peruse has been the kitchen category. It's chock full of clever items that may not be a literal must-have, but without a doubt, make our lives easier and, in some cases (like the pizza maker in slide two), more fun.
For a comprehensive look at what special kitchen finds are hiding in plain sight on the website, we've rounded up the best unique kitchen items from Amazon that we think you'll love. You'll find a smart toaster that promises a personalized toasting experience, a vegetable chopper that saves time and stops onion tears in their tracks, and a frozen drink maker that'll delight both kids and adults. So without further adieu, shop our 20 favorites ahead that are perfect for gifting to yourself or a loved one.
Best Dishwashing Gloves
MITALOO Magic Dishwashing Cleaning Sponge Gloves ($10, originally $14)
These dishwashing gloves are a game-changer for your kitchen cleanup. Employ them to effortlessly scrub dishes and wash produce, then toss them in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.
Best Ice Cream Maker
Surely you've heard of this TikTok-famous ice cream maker, right? The internet has gone wild for it because of how easy it is to make delicious ice cream that rivals what you'd buy at the supermarket. Read our review of the Ninja NC301 CREAMi Ice Cream Maker for more.
Editor Quote: "What I like about this ice cream maker, for starters, is that it's compact. It's tall, sure, but it's not wide or bulky, which saves major counter space. But the biggest draw of all is that using it really is as easy as the brand claims." — Marisa Petrarca, contributing editor, Commerce
Best Donut-Making Kit
Create delicious donuts, bagels, and more using this silicone donut pan kit. Designed to be freezer, oven, and dishwasher-safe, this kit includes a spatula and pastry bags, ensuring you have all the essential tools at your disposal.
Best Produce Saver
Maintain the freshness of your produce and achieve optimal fridge organization with this set of three produce savers. Crafted from BPA-free, food-grade plastic, these savers feature a detachable drain tray designed to keep your fruits separate from any excess moisture.
Best Sparkling Water Maker
If you love LaCroix and want to save some money in the long run, this sparkling water maker and fruit infuser might just be a game-changer. The sleek design will also look stunning on your counter.
Best Indoor Garden
J&C LED Indoor Garden ($51)
This indoor herb garden is ideal for those wanting to grow flowers or herbs. It's equipped with the necessary lighting for optimal plant growth and features a built-in timer to ensure your plants receive adequate light for photosynthesis and restorative periods.
Best Cold Brew Maker
Make cold brew at home with this portable coffee maker. Shoppers attest that it's super easy to use, and one of our favorite things is that it comes with a stainless steel mug so you can bring your joe on the go.
Best Popcorn Maker
DASH Hot Air Popcorn Popper Maker ($20, originally $25)
This retro pop corn maker makes a whopping 16 cups of popcorn in no time. Plus, it comes in four colors: white, sky blue, red, and aqua (pictured here).
Best Vegetable Slicer
Spiralizer Ultimate 10 Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty Vegetable Slicer ($36, originally $41)
You can make so many new things with this multipurpose vegetable slicer, whether zucchini noodles or potato chips. The device comes with ten blades that shape vegetables into an array of forms, including spirals, linguine-style strands, hearty chips, and more.
Best Spice Grinder
This battery-powered spice grinder uses special pods for each spice, so you don't have to worry about unwanted flavor blending. You can even fine-tune the coarseness of each spice to your preference.
If you're an avid coffee and tea drinker, this kettle needs to be on your radar. Not only does its sleek design serve as an aesthetic addition, but it also boasts five temperature presets, a handy hour-long beverage warming function, and a precise spout for the perfect pour.
Best Food Chopper
Kuhn Rikon Pull Chop Chopper/Manual Food Processor ($34, originally $39)
If you cry while cutting onions, this chopper-processor duo might be a worthwhile investment. All you have to do is cut any fruit or veggie into the appropriate size to fit into the container and pull the cord to dice away sans tears.
Best High-Tech Toaster
Get the perfect golden toast every time with this social media-famous toaster. Its operation is simple: on the digital touch screen, you first choose the item you're toasting, then specify whether it's frozen, fresh, or requires reheating, and finally, you set your desired level of golden or brown perfection. Learn more via our review of the Revolution Cooking R180 High-Speed 2-Slice Stainless Touchscreen Toaster.
Editor Quote: "With around 34 toasting settings, including seven toasting shades, and three toasting modes, it's no wonder the Revolution R270 InstaGLO Toaster made it onto Oprah's must haves this year. It's the ultimate toasting experience and then some." — Anvita Reddy, assistant editor, Commerce