There is a lot of pressure on the 21st-century kitchen to modernize is immense and expensive because it is difficult to keep up with the dynamic smart electronics industry. A kitchen gadget doesn’t become good for your kitchen simply because it is smart. It has to deliver the worth of every penny you put in and that means being able to perform the tasks you buy it for while still delivering the convenience.
There is no harm in holding onto your money until the right smart device comes along because kitchen devices need to serve and last and that requires patience. This is a review of 10 of the latest proven kitchen electronics that automate basic tasks including frying, sealing food, weighing food and ingredients, tracking temperature and even managing kitchen waste. The smart option that allows you to control devices from your phone is great, but even away from the connectivity, these devices deliver great service when offline…
COSORI Smart Air Fryer
It is possible to fry your chicken while in the shower with this smart air fryer. It can be connected to your Alexa as well as Google assistant and also comes with an app that allows you to add and modify recipes. The fryer is easy to operate with its fingerprint-proof control screen which allows you to input the settings without causing a mess. The best thing about this fryer is the solid construction; especially the heavy-duty pan and basket. The basket is dishwasher safe, so you don’t have to worry about stains. It has preset temperature settings for basics such as chicken, French fries and meat. It also comes with an inbuilt shake alarm to prevent your food from coming out half-cooked, When it is done with the input recipe, the fryer automatically shuts down while keeping the food warm until the basket is removed.
Ninja Smart Screen Kitchen System
This one won’t exactly make your smoothie for you while you shower but it has everything you need to make different types of smoothies. The most important piece is the powerful motor that ensures longevity for the set-up. The three pitchers deliver different serving options with the 72oz for smoothies and the 40oz for dough making, slicing and dicing and other lighter tasks. All blades are industrial grade stainless steel. The most attractive feature is the touch screen that comes with smart preset recipes for different tasks including dicing and dough options.
Tasty One Top Smart Induction Cooktop by Cuisinart
Like all smart cooking devices, this pot will take some getting once you learn how to get around it, you will solve most of your heating tasks in the kitchen with the push of a button. It is designed to cook food that requires elongated periods of boiling while saving energy. It can also connect with your phone so you can monitor the temperature of the liquids and other foods you are cooking. It is a simple cookpot that you can set up anywhere and get cooking without having to sit and watch every minute of cooking.
Delta Faucet Trinsic VoiceIQ Touchless Kitchen Faucet
The sink can make or ruin your kitchen depending on how well you manage the space above it and the type of faucet you use. Having a faucet that will fill your coffee pot to deliver one cup of water when you ask for it is just amazing. This smart faucet actually connects with you’re Alexa and Google Assistant so you can tell it to dispense some water while preparing other food. The faucet is not as technical as you may think either, it just needs you to install the under sink outlet and keep it one using the AC cable or batteries and then enjoy automated water delivery. Most simple commands such as hand washing and rinsing are included which makes your life so much easier.
NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System
Vacuum air sealing helps you preserve food at home and in commercial kitchens and if you have a lot of sealing to do, this little guy will save you a lot of pain. The sealer has both dry and wet sealing options so you can use it to preserve your leftovers as well as pack your lunch. The whole thing can be operated from the screen on top of the sealer. The package also comes with a wine cork stopper and the first set of reusable bags for your first service.
iTouchless 13 Gallon Automatic Trash Can with Odor-Absorbing Filter
Nothing spells a smart kitchen better than a smart garbage can that keeps the odour in while maintaining the sparkle on the outside. This can doesn’t require any modifications to your regular garbage bags. You can also switch to battery power when the power is out but the AC code is the most efficient way to keep the buttons and the odour filter running. It is quite slim for a 13-gallon trash can which makes it easy to fit in tight spaces so you don’t have to knock your feet around. The best feature is the touchless opening and closing feature has a sensor that prevents the lid from closing if your hand is in the way.
Yummly YTE000W5KB Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer
When you are grilling and have to deal with kids or guests on the side, this thermometer will tell you when your steak, burgers or drum sticks need to be turned from up to 160ft away with Bluetooth. It is better to connect to it with the Yummly app though as it has preset cooking settings for fillets, chicken, beef and other common foods you will use the thermometer on. The thermometer is all hands off including a magnetic charger and a thermometer remover to protect your fingers from burning.
KitchenArt 57010 Select-A-Spice Auto-Measure Carousel
The modern kitchen just has no room for stacks of cans all over the cabinet storing spices. You want all your spices in one place arranged perfectly and taking up as little space as possible and that is where a rotating spice carousel comes in. It removes the need for spice racks and other bulky fixtures while delivering the same service. The 12 rotating compartments can hold 4.5oz of spices each and each can be removed individually and used to either pour or shake spices. You never have to worry about measurements either because it measures the spices with each turn of the button giving you ¼ a tablespoon. It makes it easy to store and utilize your spices in a smart kitchen.
Gravity Electric Pepper and Salt Grinder Set
The pestle and mortar are great but a truly smart kitchen needs something better. This grinder allows you to grind your dry ginger, pepper, salt and other seasonings by simply turning it upside down. It is just as small as your regular spice canisters, so you don’t have to worry about space. It also runs on 6AAA batteries, so no cords are needed. It shines brightly complimenting the look of your countertop while serving a great purpose, delivering ground spices either coarse or fine depending on your settings.
Oil Sprayer Mister for Cooking
It is always tough to apply the right amount of oil on your turkey, chicken or steak before you put it into the oven or grill if you have to do it by hand. This oil sprayer doesn’t need any batteries or apps to connect with. It works like an aerosol sprayer for oil allowing you to make the most uniform application of oil to your food. The stainless steel spitzer is built to last and the transparent container is also reusable.
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