The things that make a difference in the kitchen are sometimes tiny and easy to ignore and can/jar openers are one of them. You never realize how much you need one until the day you want to open a can of sauce or spices and realize that all you have is a chisel and hammer or a knife. Opening cans without a designated opener can be messy and that is just not good for any kitchen. All that hassle can be avoided if you invest in the best can openers which have flooded the market in recent years. From manual openers that remove the lid with a simple twist to electric ones that open jars and cans with the press of a button; Here are some of the different types of can openers that could bring class to your kitchen.
Black & Decker JW400 Can Opener
Many people are used to Black $ Decker power tools and this Open-It-All centre is probably the closest you will come to a can opening power tool of sorts. This is a premium-build automatic can opener that will last decades on your kitchen counter. It is the best option if you are going all-in for a gift or your own kitchen opener that will open bottles, jars and cans of all types with the simple press of a button. The set-up occupies just a small space on your kitchen counter but serves a huge role.
All you have to do is adjust the opener to the size of the bottle or can you need to open and adjust the can holder to grip it safely and then press the button. Its grip is strong so you don’t have to carry the jar or bottle you are opening which is a sure way to prevent spillage. The opener is also easy to handle and wash as you can just drop it in the dishwasher.
Cuisinart Deluxe SCO60C Can Opener
Cuisinart is another brand that has become famous for its revolutionary kitchen tools and this is another hands-free can opener that will get any can or jar open. Its blade is removable so you can clean when needed but the most impressive part is the magnetic can holder which grips and rotates the cans effortlessly while they are being opened. The grip retains the can when it is done cutting the lid and the entire process is quick and clean. The opener’s wide base allows you to open larger cans as well without the set-up toppling over.
Brentwood J-30W Tall Electric Can Opener
This is another electric can opener that is amazingly versatile despite being one of the most budget-friendly options in the market. The knife sharpener is not exactly world-class but it will get the job done making this the best can opener if you are on a tight budget. The best part however is the strong grip on cans and the hands-off operation of the blade which can open both cans and jars. The bottle opener also makes it easy to pop bottles with little effort. This can opener is also optimized for taller and larger cans with the magnetic lid holder ensuring that a mess doesn’t occur when you are done cutting.
Universal Under Cabinet Jar Opener
Being able to use the spaces beneath your kitchen shelves and cabinets is a great way to economize on space especially in a small kitchen. This jar opener has everything you need to help seniors or anyone that needs a hand opening a tough jar lid opened with no need for aid. It is suitable for opening both large and small jars because it is up to 12cm wide. You won’t even notice that it is there until you wanna open a jar with a stubborn lid and its steel jaws will help get it opened.
IMUSA Electric Can Opener
At first sight, this can opener doesn’t look like a 3 in 1 electric opener that can get any can open but it is. It is super compact so it takes up very little space on your countertop but still packs all the power you need to get cans opened. The can opener has a powerful 80W motor that holds and cuts can open smoothly. It also holds the lid so it doesn’t drop back in when your can is finally open. The most impressive feature is the knife sharpener which is two-sided so all you have to do is run a few strokes to get it sharp and running again.
Keyton 3-In-1 Electric Can Opener
This is also a compact can opener but it happens to be one of the most popular in the market because of the brand and the efficiency of the blade. Its magnetic holder is powerful enough to keep the can in place after opening so the entire process is quick and hands-off. The knife sharpener and the bottle opener are also welcome additions that will help you finish prepping faster than a manual opener would.
KitchenAid Classic Multifunction Can Opener
Manual can openers can outlast their electric counterparts for a long time, and considering the lower price tag involved, they are always worth a try. The operation isn’t hands-off like the ones discussed earlier but this ergonomic manual opener is just amazing. It has a magnet at the tip that helps you pick the lid off the can after opening. Then all you have to do is lock the opener and press so that the blade breaks past the lid and you turn the handler gently and your can will be opened. There is absolutely no limit to the size of can you can open with this one. Its premium steel and heavy-duty plastic body are designed to make it last so you can expect years of service from this one.
OXO Good Grips Can Opener
This is another simple manual opener that won’t break the bank but will get any can open. The large ergonomic handles are meant to make the job of opening easy. All you have to do is press the handles together with the blade locked on the can and once it pierces, the opener rotates the can as it opens it till the end. The steel blades and frame are built to last you will get your money’s worth from the years of service. It also has a bottle opener on the side which is another advantage.
Kitchen Mama Electric Can Opener
Now off to the most compact electric can openers that are making the difference now and this is one of the smallest but most effective. It is pocket-sized, even with the batteries included, yet the blades are powerful enough to cut through the largest cans you can have at home. It is one of the most popular can openers in the market because it is totally hands-off and it doesn’t leave sharp edges on the can after opening. All you have to do is ensure the batteries are in place and that the blade locks in at the right spot on the edge of the can before you press the button.
Tornado F4 Can Opener
You have to give credit to this tiny can opener for just how convenient it is. The brand is popular and this one was specifically made to fit in the palm and start with the simple push of a button. It uses only two batteries which complements its small size. The powerful steel blade is powerful enough to lock quickly into the lid and cut it with the automatic rotation getting it done in a single lap. The entire hands-free process ends in a clean cut that is safe even for children.
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