In the market for some cool kitchen gadgets to add to your collection? These tools are all highly rated by the people of the internet—and we happen to love them, too.

By Ananda Eidelstein
Updated June 18, 2018
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1 OXO Good Grips Fish Turner

If you only buy one spatula, make it this one. It’s extremely versatile with a flexible, lengthy edge that easily slides under food without ripping apart that seared, golden-brown side you worked so hard on. More inspo, right here.

To buy: OXO Good Grips Fish Turner, $13 on

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2 Microplane Zester/Grater

Lemon zest, lime zest, finely grated cheese, and grated ginger and garlic cloves are all secret powerhouse ingredients you should be using more often. A microplane is a necessity to achieve the right results, and a tool I personally can’t live without.

To buy: Microplane 46020 Premium Black Zester/Grater, $15 on

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3 OXO Good Grips Y Peeler

For sexy, thin veggie ribbons or shaved Parmesan, a Y-shaped peeler is your new hero. Plus, its comfortable grip makes peeling anything a breeze. To buy: OXO Good Grips Y Peeler, $9 on

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4 Commercial Plastic Cutting Board

This no-frills cutting board is the type used in professional kitchens. That means it’s reliable and sturdy. Chop away and scrub at it—it’ll last a good long while.

To buy: Commercial Plastic Cutting Board (White), $13.50 on

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5 Peugeot Daman 8-inch Acrylic Salt and Pepper Mill 

We love Peugot pepper mills and Amazon reviewers seem to be on the same page. The grind size selector is a nice plus—meaning you can select a finer or coarser ground depending on taste. Pro tip: coarsely ground black pepper is mighty nice on gazpacho.

To buy: Peugeot Daman 8-inch Acrylic Salt and Pepper Mill Set, $100 on