The 10 Quirkiest Kitchen Gadgets Ever
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Quirky Kitchen1 of 11
By Andie Huber
While foodies contemplate the latest in gastronomy, we thought it would be entertaining to remind everyone not to take cooking too seriously. Here are ten of the quirkiest kitchen products we could find—from a twirling pasta fork to a one-handed butter cutter. Because now that you are all grown up, it's time to have fun with your food.
Cracking Up2 of 11
Still haven't mastered the art of cracking eggs into a bowl without a huge mess? You need the EZ Egg Cracker & Separator, a handheld device that will let you crack eggs with the squeeze of a handle. Bonus? An attachment lets you separate the yolks from the egg whites just as easily.
SHOP NOW: EZ Cracker & Separator, $12, amazon.com
Hot Diggity Dog!3 of 11
For hot dog lovers (and those with toddlers), you can cook and brown your frankfurters and buns at the same time with this toaster oven made specifically for the task.
SHOP NOW: Hot dog toaster, $30, jcpenney.com
Big Squeeze4 of 11
Need just a splash of citrus? Pop half of a lemon or lime into this sleeve and squeeze onto your dish without getting seeds or splatters of juice everywhere.
SHOP NOW: Lekue lemon squeezers, $12, bedbathandbeyond.com
Tea Time5 of 11
Tea infusers have come a long way since the ol' ball and chain used to steep your brew. Fill Mister Tea's pants with your herbs and hang him on the side of your mug—it looks like he's lounging in a hot steamy sauna.
SHOP NOW: Mister Tea, $11, surlatable.com
Middle Management6 of 11
Cupcakes are so last year—embrace a new baked good with Fred & Friend's Muffin Top cups.
SHOP NOW: Muffin Top baking cups, $13, overstock.com
Hold On7 of 11
Taco Tuesdays just got better now that each person can prop their empty taco up with an individual holder and fill their shell to their heart's content. Also useful for when you need to set your taco down between bites.
SHOP NOW: TacoProper taco holder, $9, amazon.com
It Just Clicks8 of 11
It's not easy to take a neat slice out of cold, hard butter. Cut to (wink, wink) the One-Click butter cutter. Load a single stick of butter into the plastic contraption and click your way to perfect pats, every time.
SHOP NOW: One-Click butter cutter, $15, amazon.com
Don't Cry9 of 11
More like airtight goggles than glasses, these Tear-Free onion glasses from Hammacher will keep irritants from the root veggie out of your eyes.
SHOP NOW: Tear-Free onion glasses, $20, hammacher.com
Jedi Breakfast10 of 11
From the Millennium Falcon to the Tie Fighter, Star Wars fans old and young alike will appreciate their flapjacks in the shape of their favorite sci-fi vehicles.
SHOP NOW: Star Wars pancake molds, $7, williams-sonoma.com
Give It a Twirl11 of 11
Cut your spaghetti with a knife? Never! The Twirling spaghetti fork winds up your pasta so you can keep your noodles intact.
SHOP NOW: Twirling spaghetti fork, $16, amazon.com
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