The 16 Best Cooking Gadgets for Your Game Day Party
Prep your kitchen for a game day feast with these helpful kitchen gadgets.
Amazon / Instant Pot
If you haven’t already experienced the wonder that is the Instant Pot, now is the time to get the Instant Pot Duo ($99)! It not only does work as an electric pressure cooker, but it’s also a rice cooker, yogurt maker, steamer, slow cooker and warmer. Plus: Check out 40 kitchen organizing ideas that will save your sanity.
Amazon / ThermoPro
Digital Meat Thermometer
Never overcook (or undercook) a ribeye again with this digital meat thermometer ($11). Not only does it measure temperature in less than seven seconds, it’s one of this pro chef’s six secrets for grilling the perfect steak. Hint: For a medium-rare piece, the temperature should be 140ºF.
Amazon / Bellemain
More cheese, please! Your wish is also your demand with this adjustable cheese slicer ($10). The stainless steel wire cutter lets you cut slices of whatever width you prefer, from paper thin to 1/4-inch thick. Wondering whether you should be eating Mozzarella instead of Swiss? Here are the seven healthiest cheeses to satisfy your cravings.
Magnetic Barbecue Light Set
Still need to install some outdoor lighting? Add these magnetic barbecue lights to your grill to help you cook dinner in the dark. The lights work on most grills, except those made from stainless steel. They have a flexible neck so they can be adjusted to give off light right where you need it.
Photo: Courtesy of GrillTime
In today’s digital world, there’s no need to tote around big, heavy cookbooks for information about grilling temperatures, times, etc. Now there’s an app for that! The GrillTime app is available for the iPhone and Apple Watch and provides grillers with important instructions, guidelines and flip reminders at their fingertips.
Make perfectly sized burgers for your next tailgate party with the ultimate burger press. The press can also be used to make stuffed burgers.
Perfect Drink Pro
You’ll make the perfect drink every time with the Perfect Drink Pro. Great for your home bar, tell the Perfect Drink Pro via the app what you have in your liquor cabinet. Choose a recipe and this bar-top appliance will help you measure out just the right proportions for your drink. Then shake or stir.
Crock-Pot WeMo Enabled Smart Slow Cooker
Give your oven a break and control your dinner from anywhere with the WeMo Crock-Pot slow cooker. Just use your smart device and the WeMo App (free) to adjust or schedule cooking time and temperature. Dinner will be ready when you are!
Perfect Bake Pro
The Perfect Bake Pro comes equipped with Bluetooth, three color-coded bowls, an oven thermometer, stainless steel scale and a LCD display to make baking easy. Use the recipe app to find out what you can make with what’s in your pantry. Perfect Bake will scale recipes to what you have available like if a recipe calls for a square pan but all you have is a round pan, the app will do the math for you. Once you begin mixing the device will tell you when to stop pouring each ingredient.
Make sure you don’t have any kitchen mishaps.
Flexible Cutting Board
A lot of people like to use their cutting board to dump ingredients into the dish they’re preparing so having a flexible cutting board like this one is super convenient. The real wood look makes it look good in your kitchen, too.
French Fry Cutter
Really impress your guests with restaurant-cut French fries at your party with this incredible device. No one will question your hosting abilities when you’re offering food like this.
It’s always nice to have additional food options for guests at a NFL championship party. Your chili might not go over with everybody so pick up this salad spinner from Amazon to cut down on your prep time.
BladeBrush and Cutlery Cleaner
Washing knives in the sink has its perils but this device from BladeBrush can put minds at ease.
Dremel Power Cleaner Tool
The cleanup after hosting a party is often the tallest task because everyone has already left. But Dremel’s power cleaning tool can make it easier.
Watering Can Juicer
Juicing is always a chore but this little kitchen helper makes it easer and eliminates the troublesome pulp. Use it for any kind of marinade or on salads.
Keep an eye on any grill good with the GrillEye Pro, which should make stepping away from the action of the game a little easier.
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