31 Kitchen Products That May Make You Think “Woah, I Didn’t Know Something Like That Even Existed”

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1. A genius sandwich bread dispenser reviewers say helps keep loaves of sandwich bread fresher longer (think: weeks) because it’s 2023 and it’s time we finally put an end to that annoying moment of discovering green spots a few days after grocery shopping and having to throw away half the loaf. 

A reviewer using the rectangular bread dispenser to pull out a fresh loaf

An image of the rectangular bread holder with a loaf inside

Check out the Buddeez bread dispenser on TikTok!

Buddeez is a family-owned small biz based in Missouri that sells home goods!

Promising review: “The Buddeez Sandwich Bread Dispenser is great! It does exactly what it was intended for. I live alone and I don’t quite go through bread often enough before the last quarter section of the loaf starts to go stale. I was originally looking for something to put a loaf of bread in as a shell for my vacuum sealer, that would keep the bread from getting crushed from the pressure. This dispenser solved all of my problems. Thank you!” —DRMcQuaig

Get it from Amazon for $12.49


A 3-in-1 burger press for preparing delicious stuffed burgers and veggie burgers, sliders, and regular burgers. So many stuffed burgers to try!!!


Made with non-stick coating! Plus, it’s dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “I usually avoid these little gadgets because really, who actually needs something like this? But I’m eating my words now because I love the thing! After reading about the leftover stuff that winds up in store-bought hamburger I started grinding my own meats. It makes a huge difference and it’s not that much work. These presses allow me to put some meat in the press and gently tap it into place for a perfect burger. Creating stuffed burgers is much easier than doing it manually. Best small ticket item I’ve purchased in quite a while.” —NHShopper

Get it from Amazon for $12.91.


A split decision pie pan to prevent you from having to choose between two yummy pie recipes, since now you can make BOTH! Or if you just want one pie recipe but know that making a whole pie will eventually go to waste, you can just make half of it!

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The pan is made of heavy-weight aluminized steel which allows for strong heat conduction and even baking. It also features non-stick coating for easy release. It’s safe in temperatures of up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “I love cherry and he loves apple, but to make two pies would be such a waste since it’s just the two of us at home, and buying store-bought pie just isn’t the same. This was the perfect solution. I LOVE IT!” —Sherry S.

Get it from Amazon for $18.89.

4. A set of sandwich cutters for making your very own Uncrustables at a fraction of the cost you’d pay at the store. (For example, this set is just over $15 and a box of 15 Uncrustables at Target currently goes for $13.99). Not only will you save money, but you can whip up any sandwich combination you’d like instead of feeling limited to just the options Smucker’s offers.  

sandwiches next to the cutters

reviewer photo of homemade uncrustables

Promising review: “These have been a GAME CHANGER in this house!! My son has always begged me for Uncrustables but my wallet didn’t agree with them. I LOVE being able to make them at home and customize them to exactly what they would like them filled with! I make two weeks’ worth of sandwiches at a time and store them in sandwich bags in the freezer so in the morning during the school year we can just grab and go! Love them!” —Katherine Smaczniak

Get the set of three cutters from Amazon for $15.96.


A kitchen tower you can opt to use to hold things like plastic bags for food storage, or use as a bottle drying rack. Or you can alternate between the two.


Promising review: “I stumbled on this product searching for something to dry bottles. I am so glad I took a chance on it. I love it for drying bottles. It does everything the reviews list. I was sold on it because it looked so easy to store, but honestly it hasn’t left my counter top since it arrived. The way it opens and adjusts lends itself to any number of uses. My favorite part it that I can hold up large awkward items like cookie sheets and a 9×13 pan to dry. I have used it for holding open gallon bags to fill. Such a simple design and well executed.” —My Old KY Home

Get it from Amazon for $19+ (available in two colors).


A colander spoon that’ll help eliminate the struggle that is…well..dealing with colanders. Just scoop up your food directly from the pot!

a person using the colander spoon to take fried food out of a pot of oil


It’s made from toughened nylon and is suitable for use on nonstick cookware. It’s resistant to temps of up to 392 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “I’ve owned this for just over a month and I don’t know how I lived without it! From spooning potatoes into boiling water without a mess, to draining a full can of beans and far, far beyond, this scoop is a must-have in the kitchen. I find myself reaching for it every day. It has easily replaced the other spoons/scoops that I would usually use. You cannot go wrong with this purchase!” —Jill Clement

Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in two colors).

7. A genius faucet splash catcher to help finally solve the pesky issue that is water from your kitchen sink splashing onto your counter.

The faucet splash catcher in blue around a faucet

Hustle & Sew / Etsy

Hustle & Sew is a small biz based in Saint Helens, Oregon that sells handmade goods you can opt to get personalized! 

Promising review: “Great item, catches all the drips! I requested an off center hole for my faucet and it turned out perfect. Highly recommend this shop!” —Ellen Lucas

Get it from Hustle & Sew on Etsy for $13.50+ (available in six colors and four sizes).


Cheese storage paper for preserving the freshness of your cheesy goodness. There is nothing more disappointing then pouring yourself a glass of wine, opening the fridge to take out the cheese that’ll accompany said wine, and realizing it’s moldy. Even though? You just bought it? This week?

a block of cheese on the cheese wrapping paper


Promising review: “Before I bought this cheese paper I would do the cheese search in the refrigerator. After buying cheeses, opening them, and then rewrapping them in heaven knows what (namely plastic wrap, aluminum foil, and plastic containers), it was always the same result: moldy cheese. This box contains the paper in sheets plus some stickers that you can write on with the name of the cheese and the date it was wrapped or even sell by date. There are also pictures of a sheep, cow, and goat so the source can be identified by circling or checking one of them! What I also like is that the cheeses can be rewrapped after use and amazingly the stickers still stick! The paper can also be cut to size to wrap smaller cheeses. So far I have noted that the cheeses have stayed fresh with not a trace of mold. I highly recommend this product to all cheese lovers!” —prairie woman

Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for $15.


A handy utensil to slice, core, and scoop melons. Stop buying it pre-cut! It’s more expensive that way and this gadget will make cutting it up so much more simple. You’re welcome!


Promising review: “Love this product! It was worth the wait and you can’t beat the price! When I purchased this product for my melon-loving mother I was hesitant it wouldn’t work, but boy was I wrong. It makes cutting melon fun!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $12.37.


Nonstick toaster bags so when your next craving for a midnight grilled cheese hits, you can simply pop it in the toaster, no pans needed.

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Promising review: “I bought this for my elderly mom who loves grilled cheese sandwiches. I was skeptical that this bag on the toaster would work but it did! The only thing I would suggest is after you toast the sandwich, let it sit for a few minutes so the cheese melts better. I prepared it and gave it to her straight away. Bread was toasted on the outside. Clean up was easy. All in all impressive!” —Christopher Carnrick at Pirate Palms

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $8.99.


Silicone stretch lids that’ll prevent you from having to search your kitchen high and low for the right storage lid or deal with stubborn plastic wrap.

the silicone stretch lids covering half cut-open fruits


You’ll receive seven silicone stretch lids ranging from sizes 2.8″ to 9.1″ diameters, plus a large bonus party bowl lid! These are free of BPA, lead, plastic, and phthalates. Plus, they’re dishwasher- and freezer-safe!

Promising review: “These lids are great! No more searching for the right lid. They’re especially helpful for my glass bowls. I’ve never had success with plastic wrap, so these feel like a miracle. I love that they’ll stretch to cover a bowl that’s too full to fit its lid, so finding the right container for leftovers just got a lot easier.” —Vanessa Brannan

Get them from Amazon for $16.99.


A surface cover to transform your kitchen counters and tables into beautiful marble pieces, without needing to redo your whole kitchen.


Check out our marble contact paper writeup to learn more about this inexpensive and super cool product!

Promising review: “Looks AMAZING. Really easy to use, just make sure you measure and get a piece big enough for your item so you don’t have to line up multiple pieces. Took less than 30 minutes to redo my buffet top from the dark brown granite it used to be.” —Brittany renzoni

Get it from Amazon for $5.24+ (available in five sizes).


And while we’re at it, some contact paper for making outdated appliances, drawers, shelves, cabinets, and more look like brand new stainless-steel pieces.

on the left, a reviewer's dishwasher, and on the right, the same dishwasher now looking like a new, stainless steel dishwasher with the contact paper on it


Promising review: “Amazing job at updating my wall oven. I searched for months trying to see what would be an alternative replacement to my dated wall oven (25 years old). The thing is, my old oven has always worked very well, so I couldn’t really justify paying $2,000 to replace my working double wall oven only because of cosmetic reasons. Then it dawned on me that maybe if I updated the oven with this metal covering it would look like real stainless steel. So for literally the cost of $10 I updated my oven. The update is virtually unnoticeable unless you tell someone, and what’s the best thing of all, it leaves no fingerprints. Best $10 I ever spent.” —B. Lenj

Get it from Amazon for $14.39.


An Instant Pot unicorn attachment you simply place on top of your pressure cooker’s steam release to help redirect the flow of steam from traveling straight up. Not to mention, it’ll be super fun to watch the steam come out of this little cutie’s nose.

SteamGeeks / Etsy

SteamGeeks is a small business based in Denham Springs, Louisiana that sells a fun assortment of unique accessories for the Instant Pot, Ninja Foodi, and KitchenAid Stand Mixer.

Promising review: “This is the best thing I’ve ever bought for my Instant Pot. It works perfectly and makes me laugh every time the steam comes out of its nose. Highly recommended!!” —Tyler Rose

Get it from SteamGeeks on Etsy for $14+ (available in various colors and several Instant Pot model types).


A condiment fork perfect for attaching to the side of the pickle jar, so you can enjoy your crunchy, salty snack without dipping your hand in a pickle juice bath beforehand.


This is top-rack dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “What a great little invention! Who knew that we needed one of these things, but what a handy little gadget to have. This comes with two rings, one that will fit a large jar of pickles and one for a small jar like the size those little sweet gherkins come in. The pickle fork thingy is easy to remove from the holder, and if you want to put it back in the holder after fishing out your pickles without rinsing it, no worries. The little pocket and the bottom can hold a lot of errant pickle juice. It works equally well on jars of olives. It makes removing an olive or two so much more…civilized!” —PT Cruiser

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.


A batter dispenser to get the perfect amount of batter out and onto the griddle or into a cupcake liner (or wherever else you may be pouring batter), with just the squeeze of a handle.

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This dispenser is made of high quality BPA-free plastic and has a four-cup capacity. All you have to do is fill it with your choice of batter, squeeze the handle to pour it out evenly, and it’s dishwasher-safe, so then you can just pop it in there to clean!

Promising review: “Finally a kitchen utensil that saves time, mess, and frustration! I ordered this because my 10-year-old daughter loves to make pancakes but she also leaves an incredible mess. She also loves to make cupcakes and that’s even a double mess. Upon receiving the batter dispenser, my daughter took it out of the package and started making pancakes right away without my instructions. She loved the ease to make the pancakes in the container and then one click on the pan with no mess.” —Jim Hudson

Get it from Amazon for $23.99.


Citrus peelers so you can enjoy your favorite citrus fruits without your hands smelling like them for the rest of the day.

a person using the tool to peel back an orange peel


Promising review: “Makes peeling oranges a breeze! I would sit there and try to use my nails and it would take me forever to peel an orange that sometimes I wouldn’t eat them because of the hassle. These little tools work great and make eating oranges easier.” —Alexandria

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $4.58.


A microwave bacon cooker that’ll make it so simple to whip up that salty goodness. When you wake up in the morning, do you really feel taking a pan out, putting bacon into it, having to remember to flip the bacon, and draining the grease from the pan? Yeah, no, forget that.

on the left, raw bacon on the cooker in the microwave, and on the right, the same bacon now perfectly cooked on a plate with pancakes


Microwave time is just one minute per slice! The tray catches all the grease, and it’s dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “This is the best little gadget I have tried in a long time. I lay a paper towel on top and fold to drape over the edges to catch the splatters, program for one minute per slice of bacon, and that is it. If you have a full rack, 12 slices, you will take the rack out, remove the ones that are done, put back in, cook for additional one minutes until all are to your satisfaction. You can put the gadget into the dishwasher or wash in good soapy water and have it ready for the next use.” —G. Carver

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.


An Animal Crossing cookie cutter so you can whip up a batch of deliciously adorable treats to snack on while playing your favorite game.

TrinketSlotCrafts / Etsy

These cookie cutters are made of food-safe plastic and are free of dyes/coloring, BPA, and phthalates. They’re recyclable, but not dishwasher-safe, so be sure to hand-wash after each use! Options includes Tom Nook, Isabelle, KK Slider, Marshal, Stitches, Raymond, and the ever-famous Animal Crossing leaf. If you can’t decide, you can purchase all of them in a set for $36! TrinketSlotCrafts is a small business based in Los Angeles, CA that sells a fun array of gamer jewelry and cookie cutters.

Promising review: “Just got these today and they’re adorable! I love that a sugar cookie recipe was included with the cutters. Can’t wait to make cookies with these!” —Stephanie Miranda

Get it from TrinketSlotCrafts on Etsy for $9.

20. A breakfast sandwich maker for ensuring you start your day in the most delicious way.

breakfast sandwich with an english muffin egg cheese and bacon

a reviewer photo of two breakfast sandwich makers being cooked with the sandwich maker

It only takes about five minutes to make your breakfast sandwich. The surfaces are covered with durable, nonstick coating, and all removable parts are dishwasher-safe. Comes with some recipes for inspo, and PSA: If using meat, it must be pre-cooked.

Promising review: “I’m gadget-obsessed and bought this on a whim, and I’m pretty impressed. I used Pam spray, English muffins, ham, cheese, and an egg. I heated it up a little past the recommended time, set a timer for five minutes, used tongs to lift up the compartments and whaddya know! A perfect, cute little sandwich! I pulled it out with a plastic spatula and set it on a tiny cookie rack to cool so the bottom wouldn’t get soggy. Nothing leaked, nothing stuck. Very compact and tidy. Let the contraption cool, then rinse and wipe.” —Amazoniac

Get it from Amazon for $46.99.


A revolving spice rack that comes with labeled jars of spices filled with the spices themselves, as well as an online code so you can get free spice re-fills for FIVE YEARS! FIVE! FREAKING! YEARS!!! Sign me up.

the spice rack filled with the various spice jars


Promising review: “Oh, this was a perfect piece for my kitchen. I was looking for a spice rack for over a month and Wayfair had the one I needed. The size perfectly fits on my kitchen counter. Love this!” —Van Doren

Get it from Wayfair for $36.92.

22. A giant cupcake pan so you can make cake-sized versions of what is typically a miniature cake treat. We stan cupcakes of all shapes and sizes here.

a giant easter themed cupcake

a giant mickey themed birthday cupcake

Promising review: “After a local baker tried to charge me $45 for a giant cupcake I bought this and made my own smash cake for my 1-year-old. Now my other kids want giant cupcake cakes for their birthdays. I have made four so far for different events, and they turn out perfect each time.” —S

Get it from Amazon for $17.99.


A pair of knife-protection gloves to ensure your fingers and hands are kept safe when handling the sharpest of knives in the kitchen. You have a delicious meal to prepare, there’s no time for preventable injuries.

a person wearing the gray gloves while cutting a piece of raw meat


Promising review: “I bought the gloves because I had two nasty cuts in quick succession from a cheese grater. Anyone who has had injuries to their fingers knows how difficult it is to continue to do everyday activities and meal preparation while still protecting your wound. I received the gloves quickly after my order and pressed them into use immediately that evening. I am most impressed. My fingers/hands were protected from my very sharp grater and knife while I prepared dinner. I bought two pairs, one to keep and one to give as a gift. I am now going to buy a third pair in a larger size for a friend who also likes to cook but suffers from occasional run-ins with mandolines, graters, and knives. Great product!” —O’Hare

Get them from Amazon for $9.69+ (available in five styles and sizes XS–XL).


A 3-in-1 super pot you can practically replace your stove with because it can be used to grill, slow cook, steam, simmer, and serve. Can your stove serve people while they’re sitting at the table? Uh, no it can’t. Point proven.

the super pot on a stove surrounded by different types of food and spices


Features a deep, large capacity 3 quart pot, and a large 10 inch grill. The non-electric parts are dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “Bought this to replace my stove. I can grill in it, fry fish, make soups, stews, and omelets, steam vegetables, and bake in it. I love it. It’s easy on the electric bill and doesn’t heat up the house.” —William Thomas

Get it from Amazon for $36.76+ (available in two colors).


A nonstick sectioned skillet for making all the different components of your meal in one convenient place, all on the same stove burner. My apologies to all of your other pans now feeling left out and under-appreciated.

a reviewer photo of the divided skillet cooking various breakfast foods


This features five compartments. It only requires one burner, and it’s non-stick and stain-resistant. Plus, it features double layer non-stick coating that is PFOA-free. It’s both oven- and dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: “Now that I have cooked a few meals with this pan, I can honestly say that I will no longer be needing all my other pans. It just does it all. Cooking multiple ingredients at the same time and then infusing them together to mix the flavors is something that I have never been able to do before. Keep the pan at a medium heat to always get the best cook, because foods cook differently, and you can take your time in preparing your meal. I recommend this to pretty much anyone that likes to cook and mostly to the ones that dread it!” —Dan S

Get it from Amazon for $57.85.

26. A rechargeable fridge deodorizer that just so happens to be more effective than baking soda. How so? Well, while baking soda is great at absorbing smells, this handy device actually aids in getting rid of those smells by circulating oxygen. 

The white thin oval-shaped air purifier in a fridge

Check out the deodorizer on TikTok!

Promising review: “I love how little space this deodorizer takes up. I’ve had a few different brands and types, but all were fairly bulky. This charged fast, and I love that I only need to recharge monthly. My fridge hasn’t smelled once since I’ve started using.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $22.99


Silicone egg poaching cups so you can quickly and easily make poached eggs. Fixing yourself a delicious Eggs Benedict next time you’re hungover on a Sunday morning will be much more manageable to do now.


These are resistant to temps of up to 405 degrees Fahrenheit! Plus, they’re dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: “I’m a huge fan of Eggs Benedict, but I used to only order them at restaurants. I decided I wanted to try to make this breakfast at home. I searched through endless products on Amazon and I decided on these silicone poaching cups because of the great reviews and the price point. These are absolutely amazing and so incredibly easy to use. Don’t forget to spray a little cooking spray in before adding the egg.” —Lindsey

Get a pack of four from Amazon for $11.97.


A microwave popcorn bowl to make whipping up a delicious snack super quick and easy. Once it’s all popped, you can add butter, oil, and seasonings of your choice!

a reviewer photo of the popcorn bowl in magenta filled with popcorn


Promising review: “My favorite way to make popcorn! Just put the kernels in (nothing else), and put the lid on the bowl — it traps the heat and steam and rises up as the popcorn pops. Then, microwave a few minutes. I pour the popcorn into a big bowl and toss around with butter and salt. I wouldn’t put butter or oil in this Salbree bowl or the silicone will get gunky/sticky. Then, just rinse clean. So easy and tastes way better than bagged popcorn! I even bought one for my mom as a gift and she loves hers, too.” —Sarah Daniels

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in various colors).


A ouija board cutting board so you can summon a spirit into your kitchen each time you cut up meat, fish, or produce. Just kidding…it WILL make your kitchen look super cool, tho!

the black cutting board that looks like a ouija board

Say10Crafts / Etsy

Say10Crafts is a small business that sells a variety of gothic, satanic, and occult clothing, home goods, face masks, and more spooky goodness!

Promising review: “This came faster than I expected! The top is textured, which I really like, and the quality is great. I bought it for my sister’s birthday and she LOVED it!” —kirbyldawson

Get it from Say10Crafts on Etsy for $39.60+ (available in two sizes).

30. A sushi-making kit for making your own fresh sushi! If you want to throw together a strange combination of ingredients, you can!

a plate of various types of sushi rolls made using the kit

person making the sushi using the kit

This set includes a training frame, nonstick paddle, and the SushiQuik Roll cutter. It can make all roll sizes, includes rolls with rice on the outside. Plus, the sushi mat is detachable so it can be put in the dishwasher.

Promising review: “Bought this for my husband, but I quickly took it over! Tastes so much better than grocery store sushi, and will save lots of money over the long term. Try it!” —Linda

Get it from Amazon for $15.95.


A cocktail machine that’ll turn your living space into the best bar in town. All you have to do is insert a cocktail pod of your choice, fill a bottle with the liquor to match, choose your cocktail strength, push a button, and enjoy!

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Promising review: “When I first caught wind of the Bartesian premium cocktail machine, my first thought was does anyone actually need this gadget? But after trying it for myself, I can say the answer is a firm YES, and here’s why. I love making cocktails at home, and while I’m no bartender, I feel very comfortable shaking a spicy margarita, stirring a negroni, or whipping up a Pisco sour. But making craft cocktails at home requires many (often expensive) ingredients, bar tools, time and effort. With the Bartesian though, you can make fancy drinks with the click of a button — literally. Once you turn the Bartesian on, it prompts you to insert a cocktail capsule. The smart gadget recognizes the cocktail you’re trying to make and will ensure you’ve placed the proper spirit in the bottle (I know, it’s mind-blowing). Next, it prompts you to choose your cocktail strength (there’s even a mocktail option), and to place a glass with ice underneath the spout. Next, the Bartesian will start pouring your craft cocktail. The whole process takes about 20 seconds and it’s all very exciting. With many bars closed and people quarantining or feeling hesitant about going out to eat, this gadget allows you to make professional-quality cocktails at home.” —Hannah Loewentheil, BuzzFeed Editor

Get it from Amazon for $337 (available in three styles).

Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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