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Your turn to host this season? These genius kitchen gadgets will help you host like a pro.
November’s here, and it’s just a matter of weeks before friends and family gather for the holidays. Whether it’s potluck, Thanksgiving, or Christmas dinner, it’s definitely a fun time to spend with our loved ones.
But let’s be real, hosting is no cakewalk. It’s more than just providing people with a gathering space; it’s also about creating an atmosphere where everyone feels at home and appreciated. Well-fed, too.
So, if the hosting duty has fallen on your shoulders this season, I’ve got some handy suggestions to ease your kitchen time and general hosting responsibilities.
From prepping meals to serving and even entertaining, these smart kitchen gadgets and appliances will have you hosting like a pro this season.
Kitchen Gadgets for Meal Prepping
1. All-in-One Vegetable Chopper
This vegetable chopper makes a breeze of meal prepping. If you want to effortlessly chop and dice your vegetables, then you definitely this gadget. It slices, grates, and spiralizes too.
2. Nonstick Cookware Set
This set of nonstick pots and pans is not only aesthetically pleasing but will ensure that your meals don’t cling to the cookware, making your hosting experience a whole lot smoother.
3. Cheese Grater and Shredder
If you’re going to be making some cheesy meals, this cheese-shredding wizard will have mountains of cheese ready in no time. No more of that slow, laborious cheese-grating.
4. KitchenAid Stand Mixer
Baking is almost a must during the holidays, even if it’s just for your own indulgence. This Kitchenaid stand mixer is very sturdy and will make it easy to mix even the thickest of dough.
5. Knife Block Set
A good set of knives is a must for meal prepping. This set is cute, affordable and razor-sharp. But if you’re looking for something a bit more sturdy, then check out this knife set by Wüsthof.
6. Immersion Hand Blender
You don’t need a big, heavy blender when you have this stick blender. It’s ideal for blending soups and making whipped cream.
7. Food Processor
Simplify your cooking routine with a trusty food processor. This versatile kitchen companion will streamline your meal preparation, saving you valuable time and effort.
8. Instant-Read Meat Thermometer
Don’t forget the meat thermometer in your kitchen—it’s a must! This little tool makes sure your meat is cooked just right and safe to eat. No more guesswork, just perfectly cooked meats every time.
9. Nonstick Bakeware Set
Again, with the nonstick cookware. If you’re going to have some dishes going into the oven, this set of nonstick bakeware is perfect for all your sweet and savory treats. Plus, they’re easy to clean.
10. Non-Stick Baking Mat
No need for greasing pans, and no more stuck-on messes with these. Your cookies are going to thank you every single time they come out perfectly.
11. Airfryer Oven
For quick crispy foods using less oil, you need an air fryer. You’ll be able to make easy, healthier snacks for your guests. I love mine so much, I use it almost every day.
Kitchen Gadgets for Serving
12. Lazy Susan Turntable
To avoid the hassle of passing food bowls back and forth, consider adding this lazy Susan to your dining table. It’s simple to assemble, and everyone can effortlessly rotate it to access their favorite dishes without interrupting each other.
13. Electric Food Warmer
If you need to keep some side dishes warm as you wait for your guests, then this food warmer is your go-to.
14. Dinnerware Set
This dinner set is a great alternative to paper plates if you’re hosting a casual dinner party. They’re inexpensive and will give your table a classy look.
15. Fancy Panz
For transporting food to a potluck or any get-together, these fancy panz are convenient for holding foil pans and will ensure your food gets there safely. They also come with a hot and cold pack to keep the food temperature.
16. Condiment Server
This condiment server is useful for serving fruit and salads, especially at an outdoor party. It comes with its own serving spoons and tongs, and the compartments are removable in order to add ice at the bottom to keep your items fresh and cool.
17. Electric Wine Opener
Opening a bottle of wine is going to be much easier with this gadget.
Kitchen Gadgets for Entertaining
18. Indoor S’Mores Maker
With this gadget, the little ones can have fun making their own s’mores, ensuring that everyone else enjoys a relaxed and stress-free time.
19. Ice Cream Maker
This is another fun appliance for whipping up sweet treats. You can create as many flavors as you like and you can even turn any fruit into ice cream for healthier options.
20. Bartesian Cocktail Maker
And the highlight of the evening is going to be this bad boy right here. Your guests will have so much fun crafting their own cocktails, turning your gathering into an unforgettable mixology adventure.
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