1. Perfect Portions Digital Food Scale and Nutrition Calculator
I’m sure many of you have seen this type of kitchen gadget at least at web stores and, like me, you are still thinking in buying one in the near future. Well, this kitchen gadget can help you a lot with 3 things – weighing your fruits and vegetables, knowing more about the foods you eat and losing weight.
It has double functionality as it works as a digital food scale and a nutrition calculator storing data about 2,000 foods in the database, while displaying the number of calories, sugar, carbs, fiber and sodium. It also allows you to add 99 custom foods.
The Perfect Portions Digital Food Scale and Nutrition Calculator is available at The Sharper Image for $49.99.
2. I Love You Toast
With the I Love You Toast you can print the messages “I Love You” and “Good Morning” on the slices of bread you prepare for breakfast. It’s a fun kitchen gadget for surprising people you care about in the morning, which can make their whole day more pleasant.
3. Zoku Ice Pop Maker
Do you love ice cream and want to make your own ice pops at home? This kitchen gadget developed by Propeller Inc. is the perfect solution for you and your guests. Zoku Ice Pop Maker is a relatively small device that can be placed on a kitchen shelf and used whenever you’re in the mood for ice pops. The base has to stay inside the freezer for a while to allow you to make up to nine pops. It’s great for making flavored core pops, yogurt pops, striped pops and simple pops.
Zoku Ice Pop Maker is available at Iwantoneofthose.com for £39.99.
4. Chef Timer
Egg timers are already common kitchen gadgets and everyone knows about them. That’s why it would be interesting to have this useful kitchen gadget in the shape of a cute fat chef. Like egg timers, the Chef Timer can measure time and tell when your eggs are ready to be eaten.
5. Cuisinart CPM-900 EasyPop Popcorn Maker
Cuisinart CPM-900 EasyPop Popcorn Maker is a great kitchen gadget for making popcorn at home. It is destined to people who eat a lot of popcorn and to those who use it to make watching movies more fun.
The popcorn maker from Cuisinart makes up to 10 cups of popcorn in less than 5 minutes and allows you to choose how much salt and oil to add. It is dishwasher-safe and you can use it to quickly make any kind of popcorn including buttered, caramel, cheese and tangy. More than that, it features high-quality components such as stainless steel base, motorized stirring system, removable non-stick cooking plate, removable bowl cover, aluminum base and built-in ventilation.
The Cuisinart CPM-900 EasyPop Popcorn Maker is available at Amazon.comfor around $50.
6. Avanti 5L Beer Tapper
Avanti 5L Beer Tapper is another great kitchen gadget for beer lovers. It is destined to both men and women who enjoy drinking cold beer during hot summer days and was designed to fit even small kitchens, having a size of about 17 x 15.25 x 15 inches.
The compact beer tapper can be used at home, on the boat and on trips. It powers via the power adapter and has a beer capacity of 5L. It also comes with a Heineken type keg adapter and doesn’t require CO2 cartridges. In addition, the device features a digital display for the temperature settings, tapping and cleaning kits, CP2 pressure regulator, 3 16g CO2 cartridges, interior lighting with On/Off switch and an instructional DVD. It is available at Amazon.comfor around $190.
7. Helter Skelter Drink Chiller
When you want to drink something in a hot summer day, the easiest way to cool your drink is to add some ice, but there is another solution that despite taking longer could impress your guests a bit. If I think better, it doesn’t take longer because instead of waiting for the water to turn into ice cubes in the freezer you just need to leave the device there permanently.
The Helter Skelter Drink Chiller stays in the freezer and whenever you need to drink, it chills the drink while it goes on the way down to your glass. The specifications say it chills drinks in 6 seconds.
8. Digital Video Memo
The Digital Video Memo is a modern alternative to the traditional paper and magnetic notes that you use write in the morning before leaving to work. It is an easy-to-use little kitchen gadget that attaches to your fridge with a magnet and allows you to record video messages of up to 30 seconds. You family members can watch it on the 1.5-inch LED display.
9. Eureka Hand-Held Kitchen Vacuum Cleaner
Ok. You’re done cooking and you already served your friends the most tasty foods. Now it’s time for cleaning. The best tool to get rid of rubbish would be a kitchen vacuum cleaner like this model from Eureka. It is small enough to be used with one hand and comes in a compact design for easy storing. Specifications include 5.5amp suction, ability to clean not only your kitchen but also your car, stairs and upholstery, two motors for the brush and suction, bagless filter, clear dust cup, a 2-foot wrappable cord and a weight of 5 pounds. You can find it at Amazon.comat $40.
10. ICD Vega Kitchen Computer
This is the most modern kitchen gadget in my opinion. The kitchen computer model that you see in the image is called Vega and was developed by a company called ICD. It is a slim and beautiful system coming in glossy black with the Android Eclair operating system pre-installed. This means it gives you access to all kinds of cool and useful applications.
Vega features a large touchscreen display of 15.6 inches and measures 373 x 254 x 16 mm. I think it would be a great cooking companion, don’t you think? You can use it to listen to the music while cooking, or to watch the latest news, chat with friends and colleagues and discover secret ingredients for your recipes. In addition, the kitchen computer uses the NVIDIA Tegra technology for graphics and has 512 DDR memory, 32GB internal SD storage, a built-in 1.3MP web camera, microSD card slot, Bluetooth 2.1 wireless connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, USB 2.0, 2G and 3G support, cellular support, a 3.5-mm audio jack, magnetic docking, accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, ambient light sensor, FM radio and dual microphones for great sound.
ICD Vega was revealed at this year’s edition of CES in Las Vegas, when Innovative Converged Devices and T-Mobile have announced that the tablet will be available exclusively for T-Mobile customers in the UK.