The holiday season is upon us, and we are all aware that ’tis the season to be fluffy. Fuh-la-la-la-la-la-la. And for you to prepare the right dishes, you need to be equipped with the right kitchen tools. Burnt roasted turkey on Thanksgiving may not be something to be thankful for.
So here are 21 kitchen utensils and equipment for that finely cooked, freshly brewed, nicely chopped holiday chows and potations.
Whiskware Salad Dressing Shaker with BlenderBall Wire Whisk
We know how messy creating dressings and marinades can get with all the mixing and blending. So we’re giving you a solution for that—the Whiskware salad dressing shaker.
This dressing shaker has a stainless steel wire whisk inside; thus, all you have to do is put all the ingredients in it, add the whisk, then shake. The BlenderBall Wire Whist takes care of the blending as you shake.
It’s also equipped with an auto-closing spout so you can say goodbye to spills once the lever is released.
The Whiskware Salad Dressing Shaker is available in glass or Eastman Tritan plastic that’s both stain resistant and BPA free.
Hamilton Beach Electric Carving Knife
We understand the pressure of serving a perfectly sliced turkey on Thanksgiving Day, so here’s the carving knife that lets you do just that.
The Hamilton Beach Electric Carving Knife, as the name suggests, uses electric power to automatically oscillate the double-bladed knife so carving requires less effort for you. It also comes with a carving fork for easy serving.
This carving knife is perfect for any type of meat, bread, or any similarly textured food that needs slicing.
The best part? No sharpening necessary.
Suiez 12 in 1 Multifunction Adjustable Food Chopper
You know what sucks about cooking? It’s the ingredient preparation. The boiling, simmering, or stir-frying is easy. But chopping, dicing, and crushing? Hell 2 da naw naw!
So here’s the kitchen tool to get rid of that nightmare—the Suiez 12 in 1 Multifunction Adjustable Food Chopper. It can dice, slice, chop, cube, and do eight other functions with the interchangeable stainless steel, easy-to-clean blades.
This food chopper set is also dishwasher safe.
Fizzics Original Portable Beer System
No keg? No worry! Fizzics Original Portable Beer System lets you enjoy draft beer taste anytime sans the bulk and the hassle of looking for a power outlet.
This portable beer tap runs on 4 AA batteries and holds 64 oz. growlers, cans, and bottles. Just insert your beer, pull the tap forward, and let the fun overflow.
Fizzics Original Portable Beer System is patented to ensure you only get perfectly foamed beer in every pour.
Anova Culinary Bluetooth Sous Vide Precision Cooker
Impressing your in-laws? We’d bet the overcooked food is not the key; sous vide cooking is. The Anova Culinary Bluetooth Sous Vide Precision Cooker guarantees perfectly cooked meat, fish, vegetables, and anything in between with its precise temperature.
Just attach this to your cooking pot, drop your food in a sealed vacuum or jar, then place it inside the pot. Press start, and wait for it to tell you it is done.
You may also monitor the progress via your mobile phone as this precision cooker comes with a Bluetooth connectivity.
OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner
Don’t know how to toss salad the right way? We didn’t either. But OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner does. This easy-to-use device has a patented brake button, non-split pump and base, and a simple design for that perfect salad you see on TV.
It has a basket that may be used as a colander so you can wash your fruits and veggies easily and a BPA-free bowl for serving.
And don’t worry, it’s easy-to-clean and store, too.
Victorinox 4-Inch Swiss Classic Paring Knife
Need a sharp, short, and reliable paring knife? Victorinox has got you covered. This 4” blade is a professional-grade kitchen tool that is set to pare, cut, slice, peel, and garnish anything you have in the kitchen.
It also has pointed tip to cut through meats and vegetables or simply check their tenderness. It’s also been designed to minimize wrist tension, so in case you’re preparing for a big celebration, you’re guaranteed to have a kitchen partner that’ll last as long as your hands can handle.
Cuisinart CSB-75BC Smart Stick 200 Watt 2 Speed Hand Blender
For simple blending tasks such as creating mashed potatoes, pancake batter, or even smoothies, this hand blender should do the trick.
It’s way more efficient and faster than manually blending them, yet easier to clean and operate than the full-blown blender.
Plus, the stick design makes it easy for you to reach the edges and corners of pots, bowls, and whatnots, so you’re guaranteed to have evenly blended food or drinks each time.
American Weigh Scales AMW-SC-2KG Digital Pocket Scale
If you need to make sure you have the exact amount of ingredients you need, use the American Weigh Scales AMW-SC-2KG Digital Pocket Scale. It has a backlit screen, so you can see numbers even in low light conditions.
It’s small, measuring only 4 x 4 inches, yet it has a 10-year warranty. Quality guaranteed.
Large Walnut Wood Cutting Board
Hate the leaks when chopping juicy fruits or vegetables? Get this Walnut Wood Cutting Board by Virginia Boys. It has a juice groove so you lessen the mess while cutting. Plus it has a knife-friendly design that will surely not dull your knives.
Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Cookware Set
You know what else is annoying when you’re cooking? The cleaning. Sure you can create Instagrammable meals, but after all the fun comes the reality.
To make sure fun will not be cut short by the arduous washing afterward, use the Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Nonstick Cookware Set.
This set makes sure you always get hassle-free cleaning and cooking with the rubberized stainless steel handles and shatter-resistant glass lids.
Plus, the limited lifetime warranty means you can use this every year, every occasion.
Mozzbi Premium Pizza Cutter Wheel
What’s a celebration without a pizza? Whether it’s a homemade or store bought one, pizza always deserves a space on our table.
And what’s the best pizza partner? A pizza cutter like no other just like the Premium Pizza Cutter Wheel from Mozzbi.
Aside from the super sharp blade that lets you cut through any pizza with ease, it has a sliding blade guard for safety. Once you’re done using it, wash it a little, then slide and lock the cover in place.
Prodyne M-912 Stainless Steel Spice Rack
Spices have been part of meal preparation ever since the world began. But organizing them has also been a challenge since their conception.
To make sure you are sprinkling powdered garlic and not sugar, use the Prodyne M-912 Stainless Steel Spice Rack. It has 12 beautifully and clearly labeled bottles, which you may individually arrange on the rack. You may then let it sit on the countertop or mount it on the wall. Screws included.
Prodyne ICED Dip-on-Ice Stainless-Steel Serving Bowl
For your desserts that need to stay chilled for the rest of the occasion, there’s the Prodyne ICED Dip-on-Ice Stainless-Steel Serving Bowl for them.
The upper bowl holds about 22 oz. of food or liquid and keeps them cool for hours. If there are leftovers, simply snap on the lid, and you can store it in the fridge until the next use.
Prodyne AB-5-L Appetizers-On-Ice with Lids
What about those that need several containers at once? The Prodyne AB-5-L Appetizers-On-Ice with Lids has got them covered.
It has eight separate containers for each of your appetizers (or dessert). Place it on top of the bottom tray with ice, and you’re sure to have a cool snack for hours.
Prodyne Stainless Steel Legacy Martini Picks
Throw away that boring toothpick; use the Prodyne Stainless Steel Legacy Martini Picks instead. It has 6 pieces of decorative heads that are sure to upscale your celebration in style.
Plus, it does a good job of holding martini garnishes in place.
Tacos: Recipes and Provocations
No idea what to have for appetizers? Alex Stupak, Jordan Rothman, and Evan Sung can help. Their Tacos: Recipes and Provocations book shows you a plethora of taco recipes from the professional chefs themselves.
Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
No idea what to prepare at all? This New York Times Bestseller has your back. The Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck is from the popular website Thug Kitchen famous for creating real foods you can actually eat.
Recipes are mostly vegetarian though. But Gwyneth Paltrow likes it, so it is nice.
Snowflake Silicone Ice Cube Tray and Mold
Holiday celebrations will not be complete without kids, so to keep them entertained (or at least get their attention for the first ten seconds) mold ice using this Snowflake Silicone Ice Cube Tray and Mold.
As the name suggests, it creates snowflakes-shaped ice. 12 of them. You can use it as soap and candy mold too.
Final Touch 6 Bottle Bar Caddy Liquor Dispenser
Up your drinking game with the Final Touch 6 Bottle Bar Caddy Liquor Dispenser. It’s made of strong aluminum frame and base that holds up to six bottles of liquor.
It has a leak=proof design and spring loaded dispenser, so you keep the fun flowing without worrying about the mess.
M.O.C. Woodworks White Oak 12 Inch Wood Magnetic Knife Holder
Is pulling and inserting the knife into the knife storage troublesome for you? Then this magnetic knife holder from MOC is the perfect kitchen tool designed to solve just that.
It’s made of furniture-grade white Oakwood that can hold as many magnetic kitchen tools as possible that will fit the 12-inch strip. This knife holder uses ferromagnetic objects to make sure it holds your knives securely.
There’s our list of kitchen tools you need for this holiday season. so that your cookouts and celebrations are sure to be merry.