6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life, Thanksgiving Edition
Tackling a dirty sink is less worrisome with this sponge cleaner. Insert a sponge to zap odor-causing bacteria in no time.
To buy: Starting at $30, bedbathandbeyond.com.
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In one swift motion, this tool helps you gracefully (and single-handedly) transfer a 20-pound bird from pan to platter.
To buy: $10, oxo.com.
Reusable Cooking Sheets
Like the Everlasting Gobstopper of baking, these cooking sheets line pans and wipe down easily so you’ll never have to scrape off baked-on bits.
To buy: $13 for 2.84 square feet, cookina.co.
Quad Kitchen Timer With Whiteboard
If you can handle four dishes at once, your timer should be able to as well! Use this handy gadget to keep track of everything you’re cooking this Thanksgiving. Set four unique alarms, and even pen notes or reminders on the accompanying whiteboard.
To buy: $15, amazon.com.
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