Time-saving gadgets for the kitchen

Want to take minutes off your cooking routine? It's entirely possible, but you need the right setup. So today, we're presenting you with some of our favorite time-saving gadgets that can help you cook faster. That way, you can get to the fun part—enjoying your food—sooner. Check out this blog post to see how.

Time-saving gadgets for the kitchen
KitchenAid cordless 7 speed hand mixer in black

Love to cook but wish it could go a little faster? These time-saving gadgets for the kitchen take care of the tedious parts of cooking so that you can have food on the table sooner. And these best time-saving kitchen appliances can even give you extra time to do other things. Because after a long day at work, a time-intensive meal probably isn’t how you want to spend your evening.

But there are a ton of great kitchen devices that can make your meal prep easier and faster. What about an oven that you don’t need to preheat? Or a blender that cuts right through ice without getting stuck? Check out these products and more on the list below.

Cuisinart Complete Chef Cooking Food Processor

To really speed up your cooking times, the Cuisinart Complete Chef Cooking Food Processor is the way to go. This time-saving kitchen gadget offers six cooking and eight processing functions, including simmer, sauté, dice, and whisk. You may never need your stove and kitchen knives again. Overall, it’s a great product for shortening your time prepping ingredients and cooking food.

Cuisinart Complete Chef cooking food processor, one of our favorite time-saving kitchen appliances, in a video

Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer

Air fryers are all the rage, and the Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer shows us why. Designed for ease and convenience, this gadget has a pressure cooker lid that lets you cook, sauté, slow cook, sous vide, and warm food. There’s also an Air Fryer lid that lets you fry, roast, bake, dehydrate, and more. There’s not too much that you can’t cook with this kitchen appliance, and it’s an easy, one-device solution for cooking several great recipes.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer
Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer on a countertop

KitchenAid Cordless 7 Speed Hand Mixer

Whip up batches of cookies, pancake batter, and more while minimizing spills when you have the KitchenAid Cordless 7 Speed Hand Mixer. This is one of our favorite time-saving kitchen gadgets because it comes with a Soft Start feature that gradually brings the beaters up to speed, so your dry ingredients won’t spray everywhere when you start mixing. Best of all, it has seven speeds that let you mix, whip, and stir in no time.

LG 2021 InstaView Range with Sous Vide Air Fry Oven

The LG 2021 InstaView Range is another of our favorite time-saving gadgets for the kitchen. This oven requires no preheating, which shortens overall cooking time. Can you imagine an oven that’s ready to bake the moment you turn it on? It’s revolutionary. And the air fryer option lets you make oil-free versions of your favorite food.

LG 2021 InstaView Range with Air Sous Vide air fryer oven
LG 2021 InstaView Range with Air Sous Vide air fryer oven, on of the most useful kitchen gadgets, in a kitchen

KitchenAid Digital Countertop Oven

If you need an extra hand while cooking dinner, the KitchenAid Digital Countertop Oven is a great choice. It comes with a ton of preset functions that make cooking faster and easier, including bake, broil, pizza, roast, frozen options, and more. Cleanup is also easy, thanks to the nonstick interior.

KitchenAid Digital Countertop Oven in a video

LG InstaView Refrigerator 2021

Yes, a fridge can save you time in the kitchen, and the LG InstaView Refrigerator 2021 proves it. It responds to commands to open or check the status of the ice and water dispensers. What’s more, with Amazon Dash Replenishment, the refrigerator automatically orders replacement water filters. And the DoorCooling+ technology lets you see what’s in the fridge without opening the door. So it’s one of those time-saving gadgets for the kitchen the crosses out a few items on your to-list.

Ninja Foodi Power Nutri Duo Blender Smoothie Maker

The Ninja Foodi Power Nutri Duo Blender Smoothie Maker is another of our favorite time-saving gadgets for the kitchen. It blends through frozen ingredients to whip up spoon-thick treats and smooth drinkables. That includes smoothie bowls, homemade nut butters, ice cream, and more. Its powerful technology even cuts through ice and vegetables, giving you favorite healthy drinks in no time with no fuss.

KitchenAid Pro 600 Series 6-Quart Bowl Lift Stand Mixer

Pretty much any kitchen task becomes easier when you have the KitchenAid Pro 600 Series 6-Quart Bowl Lift Stand Mixer. It blends heavy mixtures like bread and cookie dough easily and to just the right consistency with its 10 speeds. Most impressive, it can mix enough dough for up to 13 dozen cookies in one batch. That’ll shave some minutes off your marathon baking weekends.

Capt’n Cook OvenPlus Salamander All-in-One Grill

Cook pizzas and grill meat quickly when you have the Capt’n Cook OvenPlus Salamander All-in-One Grill. It heats up to 800º F in the oven and 500º F on the grill in fewer than 10 minutes for super-fast comfort food. What’s more, this time-saving kitchen appliance lets you bake and grill, saving you time and money. It’s a great way to cook a meal quickly on a weeknight or impress your friends on the weekend.

Sharp Smart Countertop Microwave Ovens

With the Sharp Smart Countertop Microwave Oven‘s Wi-Fi connectivity and Alexa compatibility, it’s never been faster to microwave. Simply ask Alexa to microwave your pizza, veggies, and more completely hands-free. So you won’t have to spend precious time trying to figure out those buttons on the keypad.

KitchenAid Cordless 5 Cup Food Chopper Vegetable Dicer

You can chop through 40 onions like they’re nothing with the KitchenAid Cordless 5 Cup Food Chopper Vegetable Dicer. This is one of our favorite time-saving kitchen gadgets because it helps you blitz through raw ingredients without a cord getting in the way. It has a quick charge feature that takes only 10 minutes.

Philips Soup Maker Puréeing Machine

If you love soups, you need the Philips Soup Maker Puréeing Machine. Instead of stirring a soup for an hour over the stove, this gadget prepares one in just 18 minutes. This gadget is also super simple to use with the six prest programs. And you can make chunky soup, puréed soup, cold soup, smoothies, and compote.

We hope you love the time-saving kitchen gadgets on this list. As you can see, there are so many ways you can speed up the time you spend prepping and even cooking your favorite foods. Let us know which of these gadgets you’d love to add to your kitchen gadget collection in the comment section.

Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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