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Including a Dutch oven, a KitchenAid hand mixer, a pressure cooker, and more starting at $10
Whether you’re cooking for four or fourteen people, serving the perfect holiday dinner can be quite daunting.
Now is the perfect time to take stock of the cooking tools you have, discard anything that doesn't work, and update your kitchen with items that will make cooking and baking a breeze. Whether you're looking for a new cookware staple that looks just as great as it works (hello, Always Pan), or innovative gadgets and tools that make chopping or peeling vegetables less of a chore, we've got you covered.
We rounded up the 11 best kitchen gadgets and tools — most of which are on sale right now to help streamline your holiday cooking from Amazon, Target, Wayfair, and more. Each item is under $100, and prices start at just $10.
Under-$100 Kitchen Gadgets and Cookware
Maipor 13-in-1 Vegetable Chopper, $17 with Coupon
Tired of cutting by hand? Slice, dice, and mince with this 13-in-1 vegetable chopper that comes with eight blades to chop, shred, grate, and more. Just place the preferred blade in place, add your vegetable, and press down on the handle: In seconds, the cut veggies will fall into the included bin fully diced. More than 9,000 Amazon users have given the chopper a five-star rating, and more than 40,000 shoppers have purchased it this month.
Reviewers say it’s “worth every penny,” and one shared: “I wish I had bought this chopper a long time ago… It cuts my cooking time in half!”
Barton 6-Quart Stovetop Pressure Cooker, $43 (Save 35%)
One of the best kitchen tools for adding convenience to your holiday meal prep is a pressure cooker. This stovetop cookware allows you to cook foods like grains, meat, potatoes, and beans in a fraction of the time it would take to cook in a regular pan. Load the pressure cooker with your desired ingredients, add water, and the device will build up steam, cooking your food in record time while locking in flavors.
"I can't cook without it... it's fast and easy,” one reviewer noted. A second shopper stated the pressure cooker said their meat was "tender and falling off the bone" after only 35 minutes of cooking.
Starfrit Rotato Express Electric Peeler, $20 (Save 20%)
Gone are the days of standing hunched over the sink while you peel potatoes. The Rotato is exactly what it sounds like it is: a small appliance that peels potatoes by rotating them, enclosed in plastic for safety, with a small blade. Just place a potato on the gadget, press a button, and see its peel come off in a thin, glorious ribbon, and repeat. Fruits and vegetables like mangoes, tomatoes, and zucchini can also be de-skinned with the device.
One reviewer called the rotato a “great time saver” and the “best kitchen gadget.” They continued, “I cook for a lot of people so I needed something to cut down time and labor when peeling potatoes.”
All-Clad 6.5-Quart Dutch Oven, $90
This 6.5-quart Dutch oven by All-Clad cooks savory soups and stews, braises meats, sautés vegetables, bakes crusty bread, and does much more. Made from durable cast aluminum, it heats up quickly and retains heat well, according to users. The oval-shaped cookware provides plenty of surface area and has a naturally non-stick surface so you can bake bread, cook casseroles, and everything in between without wasting any food.
“Great Dutch oven,” one shopper stated. "Almost cuts down bake/cook time in half.”
No matter if you’re hosting a holiday dinner or cooking a dish for a potluck, you’re sure to find a few options on our list that will save you both time and energy in the kitchen.
ThermoPro Digital Meat Thermometer, $10 (Save 33%)
KitchenAid 4-Sided Box Grater, $16 (Save 48%)
Crock Pot 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker, $50
KitchenAid Cordless 7 Speed Hand Mixer, $80
OXO Salad Spinner, $30
Rachel Ray Nonstick Roasting Pan, $30 (Save 60%)
Our Place Always Pan 2.0, $99 (Save 34%)
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