I might have been shopping for something really boring on Amazon — so boring I don’t even remember what it was. But whatever it was lead me down a rabbit hole of genius kitchen products that I had no idea existed. And now I own one of them… it’s that 3-1 avocado thingy pictured up there.
It slices open the avocado, then it helps remove the pit (without the threat of slicing open your hand), and it even guts the avo into individual slices! Perfect for avocado toast toppings. How did I not know this existed!? It is now my most favorite single use item (well, double use — I also use it to slice the lemon for my avo toast) in the world. It seriously changed my life.
Maybe you will get the same amount of joy from learning that these awesome kitchen products exist…
You fill this fucker up with popcorn kernels, close it up, let ’em pop, open it up and voilå! It’s it’s own popcorn bowl. Perfect to use with any one of these recipes…
This cupcake scoop is not, as I originally believe, a scoop with which to eat cupcakes. It measures the same amount of batter every time, so your cupcakes or muffins bake evenly! The scoop both dispenses the batter directly into the pan, while its plunger scrapes the scoop completely clean.
I have never used one of these, and, like the title suggests, I didn’t even know it existed. But I believe this Amazon review sums it up pretty well…
“This is probably the coolest kitchen gadget I have. I always used a knife to scrape off the kernels because I don’t like eating corn from the cob. I don’t eat a lot of corn, but when I do this gadget works flawlessly. Love it…”
Okay, I knew that egg separators were a thing, but I’m just delighted that this one looks like a cute gold fish.
The Wonder Grill is fascinating… It’s a burger patty press and and freezer container. But it’s also oven-safe so you can cook things in it. And you can freeze a few containers with different types of food in each (mini pies, individual quiches, chili, spaghetti meat sauce, etc) and then all you need to do is to pop out and make many as you want! Look at how useful this could be.
I LOVE me an adorable multi-tool thingy. Kind of like my favorite rainbow kitchen bowl set, this Creative Fruits Plant Multi Kitchen Tool Set of 10 Has an apple cutter, avocado scoop, fruit slicer, cutter mesh, grater, and lemon and grapefruit squeezer just to name a few. Check out all the ways this little tool set can help you in the kitchen and then look cute when it’s not in use.
The little part of me that OCD about putting a messy knife blade down on the counter, and then picking it up and using it again, is rejoicing over this invention. The “safety first” part of me is horrified about having a blade sticking straight up. (Although, it’s just a spreader and not a sharp knife.)
I showed you mine, now show me yours! What are some weird single-use kitchen products that you were thrilled to find out existed?