6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Gingerbread Man Pancake Ring
No longer saved for dessert, the gingerbread man can finally make an appearance at the breakfast table. Whip up a batch of pancakes using this non-stick carbon steel frame to hold the batter in place while it cooks into the fun shape.
To buy: $4, cooking.com.
Featured October 2013
Pie Top Cutter Lattice
Before you head to the bakery, turn to a tool that’s designed for making a to-die-for lattice pie top. After rolling out your crust, use this cutting tool (similarly to how you would use a cookie cutter) to create the criss-cross top design.
To buy: $3, surlatable.com.
Colorful Klip-It Sandwich Box
Save the plastic baggie. Skip the aluminum foil. Pack your sandwich to-go in this airtight container, which is microwave, refrigerator, freezer, and dishwasher safe. Available in four colors.
To buy: $4 each, containerstore.com.
Siliconezone Chop N Drop Cutting Board
Not just a surface protector for dicing and slicing, this flexible cutting board bends, which makes it easy to toss chopped ingredients directly into a bowl or pot.
To buy: $15 for three, amazon.com.
Tilt Twin Beverage Cooler
Meet the secret tool for chilling beverages without watering them down. Store this stainless steel gadget in the freezer on its silicone base and when it’s time to refresh a cocktail, dip the metal stirrer into the glass for an instant cool down (without an ice cube in sight). Can we get a cheers to that?
To buy: $30, uncommongoods.com.