10 Game-Changing Kitchen Gadgets for Newlyweds
Does your heart skip a beat at the sight of a bright, shiny Vitamix? Does the perfectly thin and even tomato slice make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? Yes and yes? Then get excited, because our friends at Zola found ten next-level gadgets to stock your newlywed kitchen with. These handy tools will help you and your significant other whip up the most delectable meals—whether it's for a date night in or your first dinner party.
From an immersion and roasting thermometer to a citrus juicer and mandoline, each of these will kick your registry (and your cooking game) up at least one notch. Not sure you need any of these game changers? Trust us when we tell you that these handy gadgets make preparing snacks and meals easier than you've ever thought possible. Remember those beautiful knives you've registered for? Keep them extra sharp (all the better for chopping!) with an easy-to-use sharpener. Want to prepare the perfect juicy chicken breast for your in-laws? Impress them with an expertly-prepared meal straight from your new sous vide. They'll never know the secret was a water bath!
Ready to upgrade your newlywed kitchen with gadgets and tools that would make any professional chef smile? Then click through here to see the 10 products we think you'll love using.
Sous Vide Immersion Circulator
It's all about the sous vide these days and we're big fans of this one from Nomiku. It's both the world's most powerful circulator for home chefs (and the very first WiFi-connected sous vide device!). For cooking novices, a sous vide is a method of cooking focused on precise temperature, creating maximum tenderness and juiciness of your favorite meats and poultry cuts.
Nomiku "Wifi Sous Vide Immersion Circulator," $199.99, zola.com
Anyone who's a fan of nuts knows just how difficult it is to chop them up with a knife. That's where this nut chopper comes in, which makes this prep work fast and fun. Pop the top open and fill it up, then grip the sides and roll to chop and mince.
Chef'n NutZoom Nut Chopper, $14.99, zola.com
For fans of freshly pressed juice, look no further than this commercial grade citrus press. It easily—and quickly—juices oranges, grapefruits, limes, and lemons. The best part is that cleanup is a cinch.
Frieling Orange Press, $$169.99, zola.com
Amateur chefs use measuring cups, the pros weight it out. That's why it's worth registering for a digital food scale, especially if precision matters to you. With an 11-pound capacity and ingenious pull out display, this user-friendly food scale can take on any kind of ingredient.
OXO Good Grips Digital Food Scale, $49.99, zola.com
For the best steamed food (from vegetables to dumplings), check out this lotus steamer. It self-adjusts to fit a variety of pans, has heat-resistant side fins, and features a silicone guard that'll help keep your fingers at normal body temp.
Joseph Joseph Lotus Steamer Plus, $11.99, zola.com
If you crave more elegance in your dishes, add a mandoline to your registry. It's designed to cut and slice food easily, featuring four ultra-sharp, interchangeable stainless steel blades. A unique holder pushes food into the blade to slice more efficiently, and a safety cover flips over that very sharp blade when you're not using it.
Cuisinart Mandoline, $79.99, zola.com
With a digital thermometer, you'll never eat chewy, rubbery meat again! You can preset temperatures and its safety alarm will sound if the oven exceeds its maximum heat.
Rosle Digital Roasting Thermometer, $54.99, zola.com
This nifty tool will keep your garlic fresh and ready-to-use, adding some functional character to the countertop or tabletop.
Le Creuset Garlic Keeper, $31.99, zola.com
What's the point of having next-level knives if you don't have the tools to take care of them? Add one of these important tools to your registry to sharpen and hone your blades.
Wusthof Two-Stage Hand Held Sharpener, $19.99, zola.com
Entertain your newlywed friends with frozen drinks using an immersion blender. It's sleek, quiet, and gives instant control for blending soups, crushing ice drinks, and more!
The KitchenAid Two-Speed Immersion Blender, $39.99, zola.com