Time is a precious commodity to everyone these days. Our time is taken up working and trying to keep our households going. Spending more time in the kitchen might be something you want, but most of us want labor saving gadgets that will save our time and energy, leaving us free to do other things.  Here is a top 5 kitchen gadget list that will help you do just that. 

  1. Breville Smart 1800 Watt Convection Toaster Oven 

Features:

  • Easy-clean, stainless steel housing with ribbed plate warming tray
  • Non-stick interior with 3 rack positions
  • 13” pizza, 6 slice toast capacity
  • Tempered glass door
  • Magnetic auto eject rack
  • Back lit easy read LCD that calculates the correct the time and temperature, illuminating orange during preheating and cooking then blue once the cycle is complete
  • Function dial with 9 pre-set cooking functions: bake, broil, roast, cookies, reheat, pizza, bagel, toast, warm
  • Temperature and time dial with auto shut-off and sound alert
  • Easily removable pull out crumb tray

This is a great oven because it has a multitude of features but still has a small footprint but a large capacity. You could easily roast a large chicken, side of beef or pizza for your family. It is easy to clean as it has a non-stick interior. If you want more information, a website has been created which is dedicated to the world of toaster ovens, go to their site for more details.

  1. VonShef Stand Mixer 6-QT 1200W
  • 6 choices of speed + extra pulse function, whisk, mix and knead ingredients into a perfect dough or batter mix.
  • Includes a silicone scraper beater to ensure all the ingredients are mixed off the bowl + 2 chrome accessories; kneading dough hook and balloon whisk
  • 6 quart fine grade 4 dishwasher safe stainless steel bowl with splash guard
  • Stylish and sleek in a contemporary black design. looks beautiful on the kitchen counter top.

Not only does this mixer look stylish, but it does a great job too. It has lots of features and has a large 6 quart capacity. You can use this to make your bread and whip your cream and sauces. It is easy to clean too, the machine itself is wipe clean and everything else can be removed and is dishwasher safe. 

  1. Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine 
  • 15 bar Italian pump and 1600W thermo coil heating system
  • Purge function: automatically adjusts water temperature after steam for optimal espresso extraction temperature
  • Stainless steel conical burr grinder with 1/2 lb. sealed bean hopper
  • 67 fl.oz (2L) removable water tank with handle
  • Newer model of the Breville BES860XL barista express

This coffee machine has a powerful pump that makes foam a professional barista would be happy with. The machine grinds its own beans, this means a guaranteed fresh cup of coffee every time. It has a reasonably sized 2 liter water tank and is easy to clean. It looks beautiful too, a great addition to any kitchen. 

  1. Aroma 8-Cup Digital Rice Cooker 
  • Capacity: Cooks up to 8 cups of rice (approx. 8 servings).
  • Easy-to-use functions: programmable digital controls with steam, white rice, brown rice, delay timer (up to 15 hours) and automatic keep-warm.
  • Non-stick inner cooking pot removes for quick clean up and dishwasher safe.
  • Included accessories: steam tray, rice measuring cup, serving spatula
  • Item holds up to 2 to 8 cups of cooked rice. 8 cup cooked rice capacity.
  • Rice must be cooked in the cup that comes along with this product.
  • Steams meat and vegetables while rice cooks below

This is a versatile rice cooker.  Not only does it cook rice well, it can cook meat, fish, puddings and pulses. It wipes clean easily. This rice cooker comes with numerous accessories and represents real value for money.

  1. Panasonic Black 1.2 Cu. Ft Countertop Microwave Oven
  • Inverter technology for even cooking and delivering delicious flavor and inverter turbo defrost for quick defrosting
  • 1200 watts of high power; one-touch genius sensor cook and reheat for automatic cooking settings and even keep warm feature
  • 13 1/2″ turntable, delay start and timer, more/less control, quick minute, popcorn key
  • Measures 15 13/16″ (D) x 20 11/16″ (W) x 12 1/4″ (H)

This microwave has a large capacity but comes in a small package. It looks good with its sleek, modern design and is powerful at 1200 watts. It has many features, keep warm and defrost functions and it also cooks food quickly.  It has many preset programmes too for say, jacket potatoes and defrosting.

Summary 

The aforementioned gadgets are so good for time saving, so great if you have a busy life. Do your research on the internet before you buy and consider whether the expense is worth it, will you use it, do you have the space and will it save you time?