Having the right tool for any culinary
job makes cooking an adventure.
1. A Real Grind
No need to pull out the
food processor when all you need is a cup of ground almonds, right?
RSVP Hazel Nut Grinder, $34. Available at Kitchen Heaven.
Designed to hold spices and infuse
flavour without the hassle of fishing out woody stalks and bitter leaves later.
Hoc Spice Bomb, $25. Retailers available at Browne Retail.
This butterfly whisk has silicone wires
that won’t damage a non-stick pan. And let’s face it, it's just so much more fun.
Kuhn Rikon 2372 Silicone Butterfly Whisk 10-Inch, $20. Available at Amazon.ca.
Listen to music, look up recipes and
videos, or even video-chat with your mom to ensure those cabbage rolls turn out
right. This iPad dock does it all.
Smart Tools for Mini iPad Set, $252. Available at Williams-Sonoma.
No more guessing if the wine is
perfectly chilled; this easy-to-read digital thermometer will tell you.
Thermometer Jacob Wagner, US $35. Available at MoMA Store.
This high-quality starter gadget set
has it all; from pizza cutter to ice cream scoop, peeler to cheese plane and
can opener. It also makes the perfect housewarming gift.
Gadget Essentials Set, $51. Available at Calphalon.
On salads, with toast or
a classic Benny, this set makes for practically perfect poached eggs every
Cuisipro 2 pc Egg Poacher Set, $16. Available at Kitchen Heaven.
This all-in-one gadget makes
diner-style breakfast sandwiches without mucking up every tool in your kitchen.
Hamilton Beach 25475C Sandwich Maker, Silver, $22. Available at Amazon.ca.
9. Stay Sharp
A chef is only as good as his sharpest
knife. This water sharpener ensures an always A-game.
Knife Sharpener, US $76. Available at MoMA Store.
This state-of-the-art thermometer lets
you check the temperature of your roast from your phone, so you’re not stuck
$80. Available at Chapters.