Does anyone else love going into kitchen stores? I can get lost for hours in stores like William Sonoma and Sur La Table just looking at every. single. gadget. If I didn't have such a small, storage-challenged kitchen, I know I'd have way more gadgets than I currently do. Still, the ones I do have are near and dear to my heart, for they help me prepare goodies with ease for my sweet family on a regular basis. My top five favorite kitchen gadgets are (in no particular order):
Vidalia Chop Wizard. I did not know I needed this in my life until my cousin gave it to me a couple of years ago for Christmas. But, let me just say, this thing is a power horse in the kitchen. I get my aggression out as I
Immersion Blender, how I love thee! I use this tool all winter long, as soups are a regular part of our meal rotation. It, too, was a gift that I didn't know I needed at the time. But, now that I've been making my own soups like my Creamy Potato, I can't imagine life without it. Okay, that's a bit dramatic. I really do love the immersion blender though. It makes quick work of smoothing out the soups and sauces.
See why going to kitchen stores is dangerous for me? What is your favorite kitchen gadget or tool? Is it something I need to put on my Christmas list?