Your kitchen can say a surprising amount about you as a person, from effective to decorative.
No matter what it says, it remains that the kitchen is an important centre of your house, and that is a statement worth thinking about.
So if your kitchen is looking a little worse for wear, or in need of something to either make cooking more effective, or just change the focus, you’re in the right place.
And of course, we know that it’s our mothers who rule the kitchen. So it would be great if you have something for her that would make her kitchen the best place in the house. Here are 10 kitchen additions that you can get for Mother’s Day.
1. Dulton Streamline Kitchen Scale ($65)
Vintage has never been more in than it is right now, and you can follow the trend with this nifty old style kitchen scale. The 1940s style scale is sure to add some interest to your kitchen, plus it’s helpful to boot! There are a variety of colours available.
2. Bodum Bistro Electric Table Grill ($189)
This modern appliance is also likely to find a happy place in your kitchen. It’s the perfect lightweight grill, designed in Switzerland and made with only the highest quality materials. It has two sides to allow for both charring meat, and cooking eggs and other vegetables. Grill and drip pan are dishwasher safe, so everything is easy!
3. Cuisinart Elite Mini Chopper and Grinder ($115)
More convenient than ever, the Cuisinart Elite Collection Chopper/Grinder makes food preparation effortless with its powerful Chop and Grind options. The Cuisinart Elite Collection Chopper/Grinder has a four-cup work bowl to hold enough ingredients for all your basic food preparation tasks. At the same time, its compact size means that it is small enough to keep on the counter.
If vintage scales aren’t your thing, this digital scale might be just what you’re looking for. The digital cup scale has 5 measurement units which makes it very convenient when a variety of measurement units is required for the recipes. It comes with a large and easy-to-read LCD display and also a unit conversion function with low battery and overload indications to assist you with ingredient measurements. With the modern and sleek design, the scale is an excellent addition to any chef’s kitchen.
5. Cuisinart Hot Air Popcorn Machine ($77)
Kids love popcorn! So, bring the authentic cinematic popcorn experience into your home with the Cuisinart Hot Air Popcorn Machine. Featuring a die-cast metal construction and 1500 watt power, the machine is easy to use with its simple on/off switch, removable chute and butter warming tray. This is the healthy, safe way to make popcorn for the little (and big) kids. No oil required and no nasties from the microwave bags!
6. Food Vacuum Sealer ($49)
Hate wasting food? Well now you don’t have to. This Food Vacuum Sealer is designed to keep food fresher – saving your family hundreds of dollars each year. Vacuum packaging extends the life of foods by removing most of the air from sealed containers and prevents fresh air from seeping into the sealed containers. Vacuum packaging preserves flavour and overall quality by keeping the freshness in.
7. Cuisinart Portable Compact Blender ($129)
If you want an appliance that does double duty, this is the slim and trim powerhouse that does it all! Use the streamlined blender jar to make smoothies in a flash! Mince herbs in the chopping cup and whip up custom drinks right in the travel cups! Designed to fit anywhere, the Compact Portable Blending/Chopping System delivers big-blender performance without hogging bench space. A real timesaver! Cleanup and maintenance become simple chores.
8. Bodum Bistro Electric Coffee Grinder ($44)
There’s more to great coffee than the beans and the brew. Freshly grinding the beans right before they come in contact with hot water makes the difference in taste that real coffee connoisseurs appreciate. This grinder is the perfect tool for this. It’s small enough to stay put on the kitchen bench for easy access and its cable can be stored inside the grinder at the bottom. It’s got a transparent lid so the fineness grade can be observed. The longer the grind, the finer the powder. It also comes in a selection of beautiful colours to suit any kitchen colour scheme. Plus it’s super cute.
9. 6-Cup Stovetop Espresso Maker ($23)
Once you’ve ground the beans, you’ll want to do something with them. The 6-cup stainless steel Avancer stovetop espresso maker is just the right size to share a pot of coffee with one or two friends. Perfect for anyone who enjoys their coffee fresh, each cup comes out fresh and delicious every time. Don’t settle for cold bitter coffee as a pick me up, try this instead.
Now that you’ve ground the beans and you’ve got the coffee, you want some stunning glasses to enjoy them out of. These double-walled glass cups are stylish, functional and are gorgeous for serving hot or cold drinks. The double wall glassware is a revolutionary way of ensuring your cold drinks stay cold and your warm drinks stay warm longer. Great for any kitchen, these are a stylish addition that won’t go unnoticed.