Let’s talk about smart kitchen gadgets. Sometimes it can be hard to shop for foodies who already stock their kitchen with the latest and greatest appliances, tools, and utensils. But with this list of cool kitchen gadgets, you will be equipped to serve up some great gifts for foodies, whether it’s their birthday, anniversary, or holiday.
If your loved one is a bonafide kitchen pro, or if they’re working on developing their skills at the stove, getting the best cooking tools for the (budding) chef in your life means that they can sauté, stir, chop, and bake with ease, while having so much fun in the smart kitchen. These tools will make cooking (and cleaning up!) easy, safe, and fun, and whether they’re making weeknight dinners for the whole family or perfecting the next big holiday meal.
When it comes to outfitting your home with smart tech, the kitchen is a great place to start. There’s probably no other room in the house that you use or enjoy more. For that reason, today, we’re rounding up our smart kitchen gadgets.
Have a look at these items; they’ll make your cooking more streamlined and tastier than ever.
Otto Automatic Touchless Soap Dispenser
No need to touch the soap bottle ever again: Just put your hand under the sensor, and this handy gadget dispenses the soap for you. It may not require an internet connection, but it will prevent bacteria from spreading all over your kitchen
Smart WiFi Instant Pot
It’s everyone’s favorite small kitchen appliance, totally upgraded. Not only can it do everything a standard Instant Pot can do (remember: it’s already a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, cake maker, and warmer in one, and you can sauté in it, too!), this WiFi-enabled version connects to an app and is Alexa-enabled.
2-Slice High-Speed Smart Toaster
Yes, smart toasters really do exist! This particular toaster from Revolution boasts being the first-ever touch-screen toaster. Plus, it features smart cooking sensors that perfectly toast bread, bagels, waffles, toaster pastries, and English muffins to your liking. It also has a 15-second reheat function for when your toast gets cold. These are called smart kitchen gadgets.
Smart WiFi Air Fryer
This air fryer has 11 cooking modes, pairs with an app that helps you cook more than 100 different recipes and controls its settings, and pairs with Alexa, so you can use it without even touching a button.
Drink Pro Smart Scale
At-home bartenders will love this smart drink scale that helps you make perfect cocktails every time, especially with the wealth of recipes to choose from on its accompanying app.
GE Smart Countertop Microwave Oven
If you’ve ever wished you could talk to your microwave, now’s your chance. This GE microwave connects to Amazon Alexa so that you can control it with your voice. It also has scan-to-cook technology that helps cook your food perfectly every time.
Connected Kitchen Scale
The Drop scale is more than just a smart scale; it connects to hundreds of recipes through a smartphone app and makes substituting ingredients and changing portion sizes way easier
Superheated Steam Countertop Oven
It may not have voice control or an internet connection, but this countertop oven is still pretty genius. Steam and radiant heating mix make food crispy on the outside and moist on the inside—no preheating or defrosting required.
Smart 12-Cup Coffee Maker
Because mornings are so much better when you can say, “Alexa, brew me some coffee,” before you even roll out of bed. No need to download any special apps to control this smart coffee maker, either. Just use the Alexa app or talk to your Echo device (or, you know, use it like an old school coffee maker.)
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Smart Kitchen Thermometer
This kitchen thermometer can track two temperatures at once on your smartphone via an app, so it’s a great option for holidays like Thanksgiving. When cooking multiple things at the same time can be a little tricky.
Cue Smart Induction Burner & Fry Pan
Embedded sensors in both the cooktop and the pan allow them to connect to the Cue’s accompanying app, guiding you through recipes and ensuring that you never over or undercook a meal again.
WiFi Sous Vide Precision Cooker
Up your sous vide cooking game with this precision cooker from Anova, which is designed to help you slow-cook anything to perfection, thanks to the accompanying app.
Efinigy Power Blender
This blender has tons of settings to get your smoothie (and whatever else you’re making!) just right; plus, it comes with an app that provides you with recipes and instructional videos.
The June Oven
The June oven claims to be seven appliances in one, acting as a convection oven, air fryer, dehydrator, slow cooker, broiler, toaster, and warming drawer—all from one little spot on your counter. And if that’s not enough for you, you can also control it from your phone.
Samsung 4-Door Refrigerator With Family Hub
This is but one of Samsung’s smart fridges line equipped with Family Hub and Bixby, Samsung’s voice assistant. Family Hub is basically like having a tablet screen built into your fridge door that also works as a memo board, and you can all access it from your phones. Plus, the fridge has a built-in camera, so if you’re ever out at the grocery store wondering if you have enough eggs at home, you can just take a peek inside from your phone.
Angry Mama Microwave Cleaner
Remove food splatters with steam — not by working up a sweat. Fill this angry lady with water and white vinegar, pop it in the micro for seven minutes, and watch her go.