9 Great Gadgets for Your Kitchen

Because Cooking’s More Fun With the Right Accessories!

  • 1. Blissfully blend ingredients with Ankarsrum’s Original Mixer AKM 6230. Made from sturdy chrome and steel, this professional-quality kitchen tool is offered in 11 colors. (Find it in New Jersey at Magic Mill in Upper Saddle River, Jada Lifestyles in Eatontown and DB Electronics in Lakewood.)


  • 2. Spice up your space with the Roellinger peppermill from Peugeot. Designed by Michelin-star chef Olivier Roellinger, this peppermill features details inspired by yacht winches. It offers ultraprecise grinding-size adjustment. It also comes with a lifetime guarantee. (Find it in New Jersey at Town & Country Design Studio in Red Bank and at Williams Sonoma.)


  • 3. Calm your carb cravings with the Pastafecto® Pasta/Bread Dough Maker from Cuisinart®. It comes with six discs for making classic pasta varieties. (Find it in New Jersey at Crate & Barrel and Bloomingdale’s.)


  • 4. Slice securely with La Mandoline Revolution from de Buyer. It’s designed with an ergonomic pusher and non-slip feet for maximum safety. Use it to create crudités, French fries, slaw or vegetable and potato chips. (Find it in New Jersey at Williams Sonoma.)


  • 5. Make sweet treats with The Bella Cotton Candy Maker. Available only at Williams Sonoma, it features one-touch operation and comes with three plastic cones, a measuring spoon and flavor suggestions.


  • 6. Whisk away water with the Rösle Salad Spinner. It consists of a stainless steel Rösle bowl with a lid made of glass, a basket insert and a turntable. The crank mechanism sits slightly off to the side inside the lid so the bowl can be held conveniently with one hand. (Find it in New Jersey at Bloomingdale’s.)


  • 7. Give leftovers an ecofriendly makeover with the FoodCycler® FC-50 from Vitamix. The unit fits in 1 cubic foot of space and has an odor-eliminating carbon filter lid. It reduces food waste by transforming food scraps — such as fruit cores, vegetable peels and chicken bones — into fertilizer. (Find it in New Jersey at Macy’s and Bed Bath & Beyond.)


  • 8. Save wine to savor later with Coravin’s Sparkling wine preservation system, which preserves the crisp flavor and effervescence of sparkling wines for up to four weeks. (Find it in New Jersey at Bloomingdale’s and Bed Bath & Beyond.)


  • 9. Get fresh-squeezed juice effortlessly with Smeg’s Citrus Juicer. Just hold halved fruit on the reamer and the motor kicks in, delivering juice directly to a glass. It comes with a cover to protect the appliance when not in use. (Find it in New Jersey at Kitchen Home Makers in Avalon, Town Appliance in Lakewood or West Elm.)