Okay, so you've moved a few times over the past several years, and you've always brought your kitchen gear and gadgets with you. If they're getting seriously dated, then perhaps it's time to start replacing them. Technology has also changed a lot, so it might be a good idea to invest in some modern appliances that make life easier, more convenient, and just plain faster. There are so many great kitchen items out there, and Amazon has just about all of them. We've scoured Amazon for you to come up with the 10 best kitchen products for your apartment. Just take a look.
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We didn't believe it until we tried it for ourselves. This is THE best air fryer for the money. Not only does it have 6-in-1 functionality to cook just about anything, but it also has a big, flat cooking tray, a clear monitoring window with light, a progress bar, and touch controls. The 6-quart size is great for families, and they won't have to wait long because it preheats very quickly to temperatures ranging from 95 to 400° F. Make moist chicken breasts, crispy fries, burgers, steak, fish, you name it. Reheating pizza changes the leftovers game, too. The drawer is dishwasher-safe and easy to wipe clean. You also can download the free Instant Pot app for access to recipes and cooking ideas. It's now 31% off on Amazon at a mere $110. Cooking will never be the same again.
So, blenders are nothing new, but this on is smart! Via the Xiaomi MI Home app and a Bluetooth connection to the blender, you can select speeds, time, or even a recipe. It even has a timer so you won't need to touch it to use it before your alarm goes off (or maybe this is your alarm?). Even more impressive is the fact that you can make hot drinks or hot soup without ever using your stove! It heats your meal or beverage, and you can even use that heating element to make soy milk in 35 minutes! Even if you don't get to it right away, it will keep things warm for four hours. The 56-oz BPA free glass container is food-grade safe and even impact-resistant. It's now 37% off at a price of $114.
Hot, fresh, homemade pizza is definitely one of the best pleasures in life. If you don't want to spend money on delivery (t's not that good, anyway), you can always opt to make your own quickly and easily with a great pizza oven. It can can manage a 12" pizza without a problem and doesn't take up much counter space. Pre-heat it in 15 minutes, and it just takes a few minutes to bake it with the pizza door closed. Temps can reach 750°F for that wood-fired taste. It can also manage 4 slices of toast, french fries, chicken wings, etc. It also saves counter space by flipping up and storing against your kitchen backsplash. Right now, you can take 20 bucks off the already affordable $100 price.
A high-tech toaster? Yes, and it's more than just a pretty face with its turquoise backlit touchscreen. The LED touchscreen control panel lets you choose the toast setting, set a timer, choose the bread type, and even defrost and reheat. There are separate controls for each side, and it can even accommodate waffles, artisinal bread, and bagels without a problem. You can also add 30 seconds extra with the touch of the controls. The dual crumb trays pull out for easy cleaning, too. You might not be one of those folks who has ditched carbs, so why no celebrate that fact with a new touchscreen toaster! It's a mere $60 right now thanks to a whopping 40% off.
If you're still making rice on the stove or cooking pouches in your microwave, you're not eating tasty rice. A good rice cooker can do it just right, but you really need one that can adjust based on the type of rice you're cooking. This one has 8 presets for white, brown, sushi, and multi-grain. It can even select textures of white rice from soft, firm, regular, and porridge (great for babies). You can cook between 1 and 3 cups of rice, set a timer, keep rice warm, and also heat other foods. The warming function won't dry your rice out because it's ultra-low and maintains moisture levels. The inner pot is non-stick and it's very easy to clean. All this for a mere $70. and it looks super-modern, too.