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This $12 snap-on colander frees up hands — grab it while it's nearly 60% off

Ever wish you had an extra hand in the kitchen? Well, we're about to introduce you to the next best thing. Enter the Snap N Strain — a flexible colander that fits onto almost any pot, pan or bowl. Drain pasta, pour off fat when searing meat, strain vegetables and more. It makes everything easier (and safer!). Oh, and it's just $12 right now, down from $30.

Clip it on any pot, pan or bowl, and make straining infinitely easier (and safer).
$12 at Amazon

The Snap N Strain makes a great gift, for everyone from mac-and-cheese-only dorm dwellers to experienced chefs. Nearly 21,000 five-star reviewers can't be wrong!

Designed to attach easily with two clips, it fits nearly all size pots, pans and bowls. It's even sturdy enough to work with heavier foods like potatoes. Many of the tens of thousands of shoppers who rave about this product mention ease of use and increased safety. One fan shares, “My nine year old granddaughter can now dump the water out of the mac and cheese easily.”

A shopper who admits to having been skeptical about the promise of a universal fit, was turned around: “This item is fantastic! The primary pot on which I use the Snap N’ Strain is a non-stick stock pot that has a somewhat unusual ‘lipped’ edge…Although it’s a bit of a tight fit, it does snap in place and holds securely to the sides of the pot. No more burned hands!”

clip-on strainer with pasta
This genius tool made from flexible silicone works with a huge range of pots and pans. (Photo: Amazon)

Another reviewer reports on the space-saving benefits of this multi-use tool: “...I do not know how I lived without this strainer. Now I can get rid of probably 20 items out of my kitchen!” Another happy user adds “This worked so well for draining beef grease from my large 12-inch fry pan. There was no leaking whatsoever.... It poured perfectly into a small cup. I also used it to drain hot water from boiling noodles for the same dinner!”

If you love a practical gift (for yourself or others), snap up this snap-on colander, and see what all the fuss is about. One reviewer bottom-lines it, with the simplest, strongest recommendation: "This is the best gadget ever."

Clip it on any pot, pan or bowl, and make straining infinitely easier (and safer).
$12 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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