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7 Absurdly Specific Kitchen Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

There are plenty of time-consuming jobs around the kitchen. Doesn’t it always feel like there should be a more efficient way to cook? Kitchen hacks only go so far, but these outside-the-box kitchen gadgets can help you do everything from coring your pineapples to stuffing jalapeños.

1. Silver stainless-steel pineapple de-corer

Silver Stainless Steel Pineapple De-Corer

With this sturdy pineapple corer, you’ll never need to buy canned pineapple again. This gadget allows you to slice your way through a fresh pineapple in seconds. Is this the perfect excuse for a tropical-themed pool party?

Silver stainless-steel pineapple de-corer, available at Amazon

2. Chef’n StemGem strawberry huller

Chef'n Original Stem Gem Strawberry Huller, Red/Green - $7.15 on Amazon.com Buy now
Chef'n Original Stem Gem Strawberry Huller, Red/Green - $7.15 on Amazon.com Buy now

Chef’n StemGem Strawberry Huller

Chef'n Original Stem Gem Strawberry Huller, Red/Green - $7.15 on Amazon.com Buy now

This clever little huller is the simplest and fastest way to de-stem your strawberries (or other similar fruits). In just a push, twist and pull, your strawberries will be ready for filling with chocolate, slicing or even just eating whole.

Chef'n Original Stem Gem Strawberry Huller, Red/Green - $7.15 on Amazon.com Buy now

Chef’n StemGem strawberry huller, available at Amazon 

3. Chef’n cob corn stripper

Chef’n Cob Corn Stripper

Chef'n Cob Corn Stripper (Yellow) $7.99 on Amazon.com Buy now

If you love the taste of fresh corn on the cob but can’t stand the persnickety eating process and corn-between-your-teeth feeling, you should invest in this kitchen gadget. The Chef’n cob corn stripper takes each kernel off the cob and provides you with a pile of freshly cut yellow goodness to eat with your barbecue or add to your salad.

Chef'n Cob Corn Stripper (Yellow) $7.99 on Amazon.com Buy now

Chef’n cob corn stripper, available at Amazon 

4. King Kooker jalapeño stuffer
King Kooker JS12 Jalapeno Stuffer $10.62 on Amazon.com Buy now


King Kooker Jalapeno Stuffer

King Kooker JS12 Jalapeno Stuffer $10.62 on Amazon.com Buy now

Spicy food lovers, this one is for you. The King Kooker jalapeño stuffer gives you an easy way to create your very own stuffed jalapeños en masse. This is the ideal tool for those who love to throw parties with hors d’oeuvres or want a fun appetizer to make when people are over to watch the game.

King Kooker jalapeño stuffer, available at Amazon 

5. Sleeké watermelon slicer & tong


Watermelon Slicer & Tong by Sleeké

Watermelon Slicer & Cutter by Sleeké - New Extended Silicone Cushioned Handle Made to Slice and Serve with Ease - Stainless Steel - No Mess, Less Stress $8.99 on Amazon.com Buy now

Forget the mess and frustration of hacking away at a monstrous watermelon. This slicer provides a simple way to cut through a watermelon and produce the perfectly size slice time after time. And it’s simple to change the size of the slice you make by simply adjusting the blade.

Watermelon Slicer & Cutter by Sleeké - New Extended Silicone Cushioned Handle Made to Slice and Serve with Ease - Stainless Steel - No Mess, Less Stress $8.99 on Amazon.com Buy now

Sleeké watermelon slicer & tong, available at Amazon 

6. The pomegranate deseeder & seed-removal tool

Miriam Shoham Ltd Shoham Pomegranate Arils Removal Tool, Made in Isreal, BPA Free, 5 x 7.5-Inches, Red $11.66 on Amazon.com Buy now



The Pomegranate Deseeder and Seed Removal Tool

Miriam Shoham Ltd Shoham Pomegranate Arils Removal Tool, Made in Isreal, BPA Free, 5 x 7.5-Inches, Red $11.66 on Amazon.com Buy now

Surely, one of the most labor-intensive jobs in the fruit-eating world is seeding a pomegranate. This time-consuming task can often feel greater than the reward, but with the HIC deseeder, you’ll be done in less than two minutes. The three-part set requires little more effort than hitting the plastic bowl to provide you with a bowl full delicious pomegranate seeds.

Miriam Shoham Ltd Shoham Pomegranate Arils Removal Tool, Made in Isreal, BPA Free, 5 x 7.5-Inches, Red $11.66 on Amazon.com Buy now

The pomegranate deseeder & seed-removal tool, available at Amazon 

7. Spiralizer 5-blade vegetable slicer

Spiralizer 7-Blade Vegetable Slicer, Strongest-and-Heaviest Spiral Slicer, Best Veggie Pasta Spaghetti Maker for Keto/Paleo/Gluten-Free, Comes with 4 Recipe Ebooks $25.97 on Amazon.com Buy now



Once you’ve tried spiralized food, you’ll wonder how you ever went without it. Not only does it make vegetable meals more visually appealing for adults and kids (think zucchini pasta), the slicer is capable of spiralizing tougher veg like potatoes and turnips so you can enjoy your own homemade fries!

Spiralizer five-blade vegetable slicer, available at Amazon 

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