With Thanksgiving this Thursday, those sweatin’ and working’ in the kitchen, cooking the day’s big meal might need some extra hands while creating the family feast…and by that, we mean some extra help thanks to some high-tech gadgets made especially for the kitchen. While they might not totally cut your cooking time in half, but adding a few of these just might add a couple of extra minutes for you to put the finishing touches on your Black Friday list!
As the professional the choice of professional chefs everywhere for its quick read time and tis long, probe that makes it easy to get a temperature reading deep inside your turkey, the ThermoWorks Thermapen will make cooking that turkey much easier.
14. Nut Chopper
Operated by a simple hand crank, this Nut Chopper quickly chops hard and soft nuts into small pieces, making it ideal for salads, pies and just about anything that makes your tastebuds go nuts! Simply fill the upper compartment, select the grind and turn the crank…it’s that easy to use.
13. Sensor FreshQ
Before you prep the turkey or ham, make sure it’s fresh (and safe to gobble down) with the SensorFreshQ that will tell if it’s it undercooked, bad and just straight out not consumable.
12. Handpresso Hand-Pump Portable Espresso Machine
With the Handpresso Hand-Pump Portable Espresso Machine, you can easily make a quick cup of espresso to enjoy with your pumpkin pie and then take it with you to all the family feasts you’re required to attend, too!
11. Touchless Infrared Thermometer
When it’s time to check if the turkey is just right, don’t worry about burning your fingers with the Touchless Infrared Thermometer that shows you the temperature (instantly and accurately) at the touch of a button without having to stick your finger anywhere near the bird.
10. Motorized Ice Cream Cone
Not all enjoy eating pie for Thanksgiving dessert and for those who prefer ice cream comes the Motorized Ice Cream Cone that spins itself so that you don’t have to strain…lazy, but pretty damn inventive.
9. Rapala Deluxe Cordless Fillet Knife
When it’s time to cut the bird, do it seamlessly with a fillet knife so you don’t risk the chance of cutting off one of your own fingers!
8. Breville Pie Maker
Save time baking your Thanksgiving apple, pumpkin and cherry pies with Breville’s Pie Maker that allows you to bake four individual-sized pies at one time. It’s simple to operate and you can make various pies in one setting!
7. All-Clad’s Deluxe Slow Cooker
All-Clad’s top-of-the-line cooker features a nonstick cast-aluminum insert that you can use on the stovetop to brown ingredients before transferring it to the base for slow cooking, which will be very useful come Thanksgiving Day when you have all those dishes to make.
6. Masterbuilt Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer
Try a new recipe and deep fry that bird with the Masterbuilt Indoor Electric Turkey Fryer
5. Oregon Scientific Wireless Talking Thermometer
The touchless thermometer might be great for some, but for those who still want a know how hot the bird really is, the Oregon Scientific Wireless Talking Thermometer not only takes the temp, but also provides some company in the kitchen as it talks to you.
4. Kalorik Dual-Zone Wine Cooler
The Kalorik Dual-Zone Wine Cooler with wireless wine-temperature sensors keep all your vino chilled to a crisp and since it fits two, that’s double your favorite red on Turkey Day.
3. Demy Kitchen Safe Recipe Reader
Store all those family recipes on the Demy, which is an e-Reader made especially for recipes and is kitchen-safe and very easy to use.
2. SmartShopper Voice-Recognition Grocery-List Organizer
Don’t forget anything on your Thanksgiving Day grocery list with this useful gadget that will definitely come in handy even after all the holidays are over. The voice recognition grocery list maker will help aide in your Turkey Day feast so that you’re not running to the store for any last minute items you forgot about before.
1. Kenwood Cooking Chef
This two-in-one Kenwood Cooking Chef can stir and cook at the same time! It features three speeds and can reach temperatures between 68-248 degrees Fahrenheit.
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.