These are the top 3 things you need in your kitchen right now

We’re all spending more time at home over the past few months which means our kitchens might be getting a bit more love than usual. From baking soda and vanilla extract being sold out at major grocers to the spike in popularity of banana bread, people all over the world are making use of old and new recipes, kitchen appliances, and more. There’s also been no shortage of flash sales and promotions as stores are working around the clock to increase revenue during the pandemic. Many retailers in the United States have 4th of July sales in full effect, from apparel to tech, to home and bath.

If staying indoors the past few months have you wanting to take your kitchen game to the next level, look no further. These are the top 3 things you should have in your kitchen right now.

Touchless and Motion-Activated Sink Faucets

Say goodbye to germs and hello to a hygiene friendly option of washing your hands. Touchless sink faucets allow you to clean pots and pans, dishes, and your hands with the touch of your arm or elbow. To take it a step further, newer versions of a motion-activated sink faucet have voice-activated technology allowing a completely touch-free experience. The touchless sink faucets also will dispense a certain amount of water to your liking. For those looking to keep your home as sterile as possible right now, knowing that your faucet can be one of the dirtiest spots in the house, this is the kind of product you need.

Air Fryer

No longer is the Instant Pot the talk of the town. Quite possibly the most trending kitchen gadget over the past year or so is the air fryer. The air fryer essentially is a convection oven that cooks your food faster using hot air in a compact space – no oil or oven mitt necessary. You can cook virtually anything in an air fryer, from pizza to salmon, to eggs, although fries tend to be the most commonly cooked item in the gadget. The only downside to an air fryer is that it is compact. You can buy larger fryers on the market, but overall it’s not equipped to handle family-sized meals at one time.

Temperature-Controlled Mug

We’ve all had or heard of stainless steel drinkware, but the new kid on the block is the technology-savvy temperature-controlled mug. As most of us are at home on a day-to-day basis, there’s a good chance you find yourself walking over to the coffee station in your multiple times a day. There’s an even bigger chance that you typically have to re-heat your coffee midway through the day or pour yourself a new cup. Ember created the world’s first temperature-controlled mug to combat this issue and allows you to control the exact temperature of your coffee from your phone.

What kitchen gadgets have changed your life? Let us know!

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