Must-Have Kitchen Tools You Need by 30

Create your favorite savory dishes with these must-have kitchen tools that every adult needs by the age of 30. Bon appetit!

Long thermometer with a small digital screen photo

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For the Meat Lovers

Consuming raw or undercooked meat is a serious health hazard, so don't play the "Is it done?" guessing game. Never over or undercook your meat again with this digital thermometer. It features an ultra-thin tip that will check the internal temperature within seconds, and it comes with USDA temperature charts so you know the safe temperatures for pork, chicken, beef, and fish. Whether you prefer your steaks rare or well done, this digital thermometer a must-have for every meat lover.

Price: $19.99

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A meal prep set including grating and slicing blaes, a holding container, and an organizer photo

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Meal Prep Made Easy

Take the time and stress out of food prepping with this multifunctional grate and slice set. Whether you're prepping for dinner, a party, or getting all your meals for the week prepared, this set makes grating and slicing a breeze. The snap-on container helps you measure ingredients as you slice, so you don't have to worry about slicing too many vegetables or not enough. The built-in safety guard protects your fingers and allows you to grate, slice, or even julienne with ease. Creating your most savory dishes has never been more satisfying.

Price: $29.99

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Rolling pin with a marble design and wood handles photo

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Rolling with the Trends

Every modern baker needs a marble rolling pin. The coolness of the marble will keep your dough at the perfect temperature, while the durable wooden handles will help prevent arm fatigue. Smooth and heavy, this marble rolling pin will be your go-to tool for pressing pie crusts or even crushing crackers and chips. Stay on-trend while making tasty treats with this roller; your baked goods may not be Betty Crocker material, but you will look good making them.

Price: $29.95

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Knife set featuring all black handles and a wooden storage block photo

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On-Point Knife Set

Don't underestimate the value of quality knives. This 12-piece knife set will glide through produce, meat, and bread for a simple, stress-free cooking experience. Did you know that dull knives are more likely to inflict greater damage than sharp knives if the knife slips? Dull knives require more pressure to cut, thereby creating a greater potential for injury. The included sharpener in this knife set ensures your knives will stay in tip-top shape for any cutting, chopping, or slicing job, so you can let the knife do all the work for you. With a comfortable handle and long-lasting blades, these knives will serve you well for years to come.

$465

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Set of measuring cups made of copper photo

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Kitchen Copper

Copper is a must-have accent for every kitchen. Portion all of your ingredients in these copper measuring cups to make your gourmet goodies. Copper is ideal for the cooks who want their cooking tools to last. Etched and not printed, the measurement labels won't wear off, lasting just as long as the beautiful cups. Clear off the counter or hang some hooks on the backsplash; these pretty copper cups were made to be displayed.

Price: $24.95

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Black strainer with two handles photo

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Matte Black Everything

Who said functional kitchen tools can't also be fashionable? This sleek, matte black colander will keep your kitchen looking refreshingly modern, while its deep shape will allow you to drain a full pot of ingredients at one time. Easily become the trendiest cook at your next dinner party, as matte black is one of today's most stylish designs. Draining water doesn't have to be boring with this chic, black colander.

Price: $26.95

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Soft-grip vegetable peeler photo

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For the Veggie Lovers

Add this vegetable peeler to your set of kitchen tools and spend less time prepping and more time cooking. Its soft-grip handle and streamline design for both left- and right-handers makes this gadget the ultimate peeler for cooks of all skill levels. The sharp blade quickly peels even hard-skinned fruits and vegetables, and the pointed tip is just what you need to get rid of those pesky potato eyes.

Price: $7.99

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Small white vegetable chopper photo

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Pro Chopper

When a recipe calls for finely chopped herbs or whole onions and tomatoes, the last thing you want to do is chop all of that produce by hand. Add this chopper to your kitchen tools and stop stressing about the prep work. Simply push the soft knob and you'll quickly and quietly chop all the herbs and veggies you need for mealtime. You can either chop food in the enclosed cup or directly on your cutting board, and the rotating blade ensures even chopping. Go ahead, add freshly chopped chives to all of your favorite dishes; it will only take a few moments.

Price: $19.99

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Teak wood cutting boards photo

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Meal Prep Must-Have

Cutting boards are a necessity for every kitchen. Whether you are cutting meats, fruits, vegetables, or other ingredients, you will have plenty of room on these generously sized cutting boards. The beautiful teak wood is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, which means the wood used to make these cutting boards was responsibly sourced. Messes from juice runoff will be a thing of the past thanks to the well around the perimeter of the board. Occasional food-safe wood oil will keep these teak cutting boards gorgeous and functional for years to come.

Price: $29.95 - $49.95

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Non-stick ceramic wok photo

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Worthy Wok

If you could use only one pan for all your cooking, this wok fits the bill. Made of non-stick ceramic, this is not your average wok, and it's also safe to put in the dishwasher. The unique dimpled surface helps to keep food from sticking, making cleanup a breeze. Sometimes you just need the right tools to take your meals from ordinary to culinary masterpieces. With less oils and fats needed to cook your food, this wok will be your new best friend when it comes to creating healthier, more delicious meals.

Price: $49.99

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