What are Some Time-Saving Gift Ideas for Home Cooks?
I decided to put together a short list of some gift ideas for busy home cooks.
Whether mother or father, husband or wife, or whoever does the cooking in the household, I’m sure these gift ideas for the home cook will be greatly appreciated.
We all love food and wish we had time to prepare all of the gastronomical masterpieces we see all the time on food programs.
But in reality, we work, have children and other responsibilities and often barely have enough energy to want to whip a meal after a long day.
I hope these gadgets are helpful!
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Now I’m not usually one to promote cooking in the microwave but sometimes we need to find a more efficient and effortless method of doing things.
The Sistema Microwave Rice Cooker might just be that method.
This rice cooker not only cooks rice faster but stays cool to the touch and allows you to use the same container for storage.
This microwave cooker is versatile and can also be used to cook polenta and couscous.
It is also dishwasher safe for easy clean up, and fridge and freezer safe for long term storage.
Additionally, it’s made of BPA-free plastic so you can feel safe that your not poisoning your family with chemicals.
It might not be fancy but it does the job.
Since we are starting to become more comfortable with the idea of cooking in the microwave, here is another time saving gift idea for busy home cooks.
Introducing the Lekue Microwave Omelette Maker.
This nifty little contraption allows you to make the perfect omelette in two minutes flat.
Simply beat up some eggs, mix in any ingredients of your choosing and voila! you’re a top chef.
The omelette maker is made from premium quality food grade silicone which can withstand high temperatures.
It also promotes healthier eating because you can make perfect omelettes with out adding any additional oils or fats.
Furthermore, it’s dishwasher safe for easy cleanup and comes with a recipe book to assist you with some recipe ideas.
I don’t see any downsides.
Okay so with a name like Instant Pot you already know that this product will save you some time with preparing meals in the kitchen.
This multi-use 6 quart programmable cooker works as a crock pot, pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, can steam and saute and can even be used to make yogurt.
Did I mention it can also make soups, stews, porridge, chili and damn near anything else that needs to be heated.
This thing is tricked out with all kinds of programmable options but I wont bore you with the details.
All you need to know is you can set it and forget it.
Here’s a simple recipe for success – dump a bunch of ingredients in a pot, press some buttons, turn on your TV and relax, and when the timer goes off dinner is ready!
Now this one is truly a gift.
Imagine enjoying all of your favorite fried foods at home with the peace of mind to know that you are eating healthy.
The GoWise Programmable Air Fryer is just the futuristic gizmo to turn your dreams into reality.
It includes an LCD touchscreen with 7 smart programs and a thirty minute timer to ensure that all of your favorite foods come out perfect every time.
So how does it work?
This state of the art contraption uses rapid air circulation technology to heat food from every angles allowing you to cook fast and evenly and even get your food nice and crispy.
Not only is it faster, but it allows you to cook with little to no oil and still get indulgent results.
Just remember, just because it is a healthier cooking option, doesn’t mean you now get to stop eating your vegetables.
So here’s another option for home cooks that allows one to have a more healthy and hands off approach to cooking.
The Oster 5 Quart Double Tiered Steamer allows you to steam vegetables, fish, meat and poultry – and with two tiers you can steam them at the same time.
Steaming is a great alternative method of cooking that allows you to retain all of the nutrients in our food without adding additional fats or cooking oils.
The steamer is also transparent so you can see the progress of your food while it cooks.
Simply season and place food in the steamer and set the sixty minute timer.
Now you can get back to more important things like binge watching your favorite shows.