Top ten kitchen gadgetsThe words kitchen gadgets conjures up images of once used devices condemned to life at the back of a cupboard or drawer. In reality there are some pretty awesome gadgets out there who have made the time we spend in our kitchens much easier. Here is our choice of the top 10 kitchen gadgets. 

  1. Air Fryer: The current top selling kitchen gadget, this bad boy is just about the best one ever invented. You can literally cook anything in here and its so easy. Throw in some potatoes, add the tiniest smidge of oil using the measure and hit start. Now those watching their weight can enjoy roasties or chips without feeling guilty. Check out the recipes online as you have to see to believe what they are capable of. 
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  2. Nutri Bullet: With smoothies being THE current number one health the nutri bullet's sales have gone stratospheric. The beauty of a smoothie is you can experiment and put anything into it and the nutri bullet will deliver it.  In the competitive smoothie market this one is currently top of the tree.
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  3. Mini Grill: As energy bills have continued to rise so has the popularity of the mini grill. Cooking a couple of chops, garlic bread etc in one of these costs a fraction of the electricity it takes to heat a full oven. Once the doyen of the student these little gadgets are one of today's must haves.
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  4. Kettle: Anyone who has had to boil water in a pan will appreciate just how clever a kettle is. With a basic idea being improved upon all the time, both in performance and aesthetics, modern kettles are proudly displayed in all kitchens. Check out the iKettle if you want to control your kettle from your phone.
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  5. Breadmaker: There is nothing quite like the taste of freshly baked bread, and the fact you can cook so many other things in a bread maker, such as fruit cake and bagels, make this a must have gadget for many households. 
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  6. Blender: Soups, juices, you name it. If it's chunky and needs to be liquified then this gadget is a must have. It's quick, it's easy, you just have to remember to do what so many have forgotten in the past; put the lid on properly!
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  7. Coffee Machine: Fancy a latte, an espresso or a cappuccino? Pop in the capsule, press a button and you have exactly that. As the technology has become widespread the prices have dropped dramatically and these neat gadgets are another must have.
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  8. Electric Can Opener: One of the original gadgets that still has its place in the modern kitchen. Click in the tin, press the button, and it opens your can quickly and easily. Those who have issues with tin openers, especially left handers, love this little devices and they are also great for those who suffer from conditions such as arthritis which affects the grip.
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  9. Toaster: The humble toaster can now pop at different time to ensure your toast never goes hard before its buttered and comes in a variety of widths so you can pop all those items in that you used to have to put under the grill.
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  10. Microwave: Even though they all work on the same premise microwaves have changed greatly over the years and you will be hard pressed to find a kitchen without one. You can cook anything in a microwave these days as well as defrost and have the perfect jacket potato in minutes as opposed to hours from a conventional oven. 
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