By Barbara | January 30, 2018

My Best Kitchen Gadgets and Appliances

Welcome to my kitchen!

I am a regular woman who loves to spend most of the day in the kitchen. I have a large kitchen, stuffed with lots of appliances (my husband often says I have too many gadgets), and I love spending my time in this room even when I am not cooking or doing my dishes.

I enjoy sitting in my dining room with my laptop and doing all the stuff ordinary people do with their laptops. LOL.

But I digress.

my dream kitchen

Here on my blog, I am trying to tell about my experience of using different kitchen appliances and utensils. I still have a long shopping list of things I need for my kitchen (but don’t tell this my hubby!), so I also spend plenty of time researching other people’s experience and reviews. That is another topic I love writing about – selections of best (and sometimes worst) gadgets for the kitchen.

My morning starts with powering up my coffee maker to make a cup of joe for myself and Sven (that’ s my husband, he is a Swede, thus the name) and a bunch of toasts using my ‘regular’ toaster or toaster oven if I am feeling ambitious.

Sometimes I make a glass of juice using my excellent juicer (one of the most expensive purchases I made last year!), but I am not a big juice person, so it is only sometimes.

My husband demands scrambled eggs and bacon every morning, so I have to put to use one of my cookware sets (I have 3!). I tell Sven not to play with my utensils and take away from him my instant read thermometer.

Then I put the remaining juice into my margarita machine and make a cold drink for Sven. I pour it into the chilled tumbler, and off he goes.

Now it is cleaning time. Out cat is shedding fur. I can vacuum our house three times a day, and still, there will be fur balls in a few corners.

The cleanup process includes putting new fresh fly traps in place. Poor flies. But. Our house is a no-fly zone. Sorry folks.

So when all cleaning is done, I finally can start doing what I like the best.

I fill up my hot water kettle, make a cup of tea, and prepare to enjoy my most productive time of the day, often already starting to look forward to the little reward I will give myself after finishing all my tasks – the leg massage.

Or sometimes I put a chicken in my halogen infrared convection oven to prepare a delicious Paleo-style dinner.

But I will tell you more about this another time. Ciao!

My Other Favorite Kitchen Appliances

The kitchen is the most critical part of everyone’s house because you prepare your food here.

Your mood and working all things are related to your diet. If your nutrition is proper and balanced, your mind and body work in a better way.

When we work in the kitchen, we need several things like blenders and juicers because they make our work simple and comfortable as well as they save our precious time which we can utilize in other activities too.

Blenders and Food Processors

Blendtec Home The Professional's Choice Total BlenderBlenders are the first need if you spend your time daily in the kitchen because it helps you in many ways.

There are several types of blenders, and food processors like some are with heavy motor whereas some have a light motor. Some are very easy in carrying due to its design while some are better to fix at a particular place.

Immersion blenders are also the part of our kitchen. It’s up to you that which type you select for your kitchen activities. For this you must see the size of your kitchen, if it has enough space, you can place any kind of blender here. But if your kitchen is small, try to select the small size and light weight blender. It will take very little space in the kitchen.

Blenders are like cars, as a car has unlimited design and features similarly; blenders also have several styles that give you best facility to use it. When you are going to choose the best blender for your kitchen, you must see some essential features in it like the ease in keeping it as well as it should not take your more time in cleaning because there are several kinds of blenders which work outstanding but it takes enough time in cleaning.

You must see that the cleaning of the blender must be concise and straightforward time taking otherwise you will not be able to do other work which is most important like to give time to your children that are your first responsibility.

If you choose right blender, it means that you minimize your work and in this way, you can minimize your time that you spend in the kitchen.

Juicers

omega juicerIf you are a mom the first necessity of your kitchen would be the best juicer by which you can get juice and give to your children because they are in growing age and they need juices of several vegetables and fruits on a daily basis.

When you survey the kitchen appliances market, you see several varieties of juicers, and it is a fact that sometimes you become confused that what to do and which one will be most suitable for you. In this way, we are giving you some points; keep them in your mind while purchasing juicer such as:

  • It should be straightforward in handling.
  • It must take very little space to keep.
  • Focus on its cleaning; it should not take your most of the time.
  • It would be suitable for both vegetables and fruit.

When you keep these simple points in your mind, you bring the best juicer for your kitchen. Some common types of juicers are fusion juicer, centrifugal juicer and masticating slow juicers. You can select any one according to your need and feasibility.

The latest juicer which is fusion juicer is getting too much popularity because it is the combination of centrifugal and masticating juicer.

If you are going to select a juicer for your kitchen, just search online market, and it will give you the correct idea about the present types of juicer, the pros, and cons of them. A simple tip for the juicer shopping is that never see its only style, focus on its working then you will buy a most suitable juicer for you.

Save your time by the use of blenders and juicers because as a mom you have lots of responsibilities.

Rice Cookers

Aroma rice cookerWhat’s more annoying than coming home from a long day and realizing you have to cook because there’s nothing to eat? All you want to do is put your feet up in front of the TV and relax, but now you have to stand over a hot stove paying constant attention to your meal, so it turns out right.

This is where the modern-day rice cooker steps in. Even if you haven’t had a tiring day, cooking rice is another hassle that can quickly be taken care of by automated rice cookers. No more needing to check if your rice is cooked every few minutes or looking away for a minute to come back to burnt rice. Rice cookers are also great if you’re having guests over because it frees up a spot on your stove for you to use otherwise, as well as of course, not having to worry about the rice.

The beauty of rice cookers is that all you have to do is add your rice grains and water; the rest is fully automated and requires no more attention from you. Most devices don’t even need you getting out your measuring cups because they have marks on the inside indicating which level to fill up the water too.

After adding your ingredients, you can count on perfectly cooked rice, every time! Closing the lid activates your appliance and begins the cooking process. Most models will give you a countdown until the rice is ready, and also beep when the process is complete.

Rice cookers can be a huge convenience in any home, especially one where rice is often cooked. Invest in one today to reap the benefits!