5 Gadgets For Easier Holiday Cooking

The holidays are here and we can all use an extra hand in the kitchen.  It will be years before we can all have a robot that is programmed to do all of our cooking and cleaning, until then we can use small kitchen gadgets that can help us speed up the process.

This holiday season we thought it would be fun to feature five gadgets that could help you in the kitchen:

Logitech Keys-To-Go Keyboard

Many may think that the Logitech Keys-to-Go keyboard’s use is only for those on the go, which is why it was designed.  But you can also use this ultra portable keyboard in the kitchen.  Its use:  keeping your ipad or smart tablet from getting dirty.  That’s right, if you get the keyboard dirty, you can just wipe it clean.  This way you don’t damage your tablet or have to keep wiping it down as you scroll up and down.  It even comes with a stand so you can setup your tablet as you read your favorite recipe. Available on Amazon, $69

WeMo® Insight Switch by Belkin

We’ve all been there, running around all day to prepare for our holiday festivities that sometimes we forget to turn things off in the kitchen.  The WeMo Insight Switch by Belkin can help not only in the kitchen but overall around the house.  Maybe you want to get coffee started before your guests arrive, well with the WeMo you can turn your coffeemaker directly from your mobile app.  Perhaps you want to start music while your guests are in the living room, but you’re in the kitchen…yup, WeMo can help with that.  Available at Verizon, $49.99

Perfect Bake Pro Smart Kitchen Scale

Maybe you don’t think of yourself as a good baker, but with the Perfect Bake anyone can now make the perfect pastries.  With over 100 recipes tested by professional pastry chefs you can now make anything from cookies, cupcakes, cakes, crepes, ice cream and more.  And its all thanks to an app and scale.  You can even create and save your own recipes.  This has to be one of my favorite kitchen gadgets, because not only do you feel like a professional pastry chef, but its fun too.  Available on Amazon, $99

Base – Charging Stand with Smart Connector for iPad Pro

Now that you know about Logitech Keys-to-Go keyboard you also have to consider grabbing their Base Charging Stand.  After all, you wouldn’t want your tablet to die while you’re in the middle of your recipe, right?  The Logitech Base makes it easy for you to charge your tablet while you also communicate with Siri.  Plus you could even use it as a DJ stand for your holiday dinner party.  Available on Amazon, $99

Tamales Masa Spreader

tamale spreader

If you plan to make tamales this season, then you will thank me for what I am about to share with you.  1-2-3 Tamales Masa Spreader will change your life forever.  This small kitchen gadget will help you make the perfect tamales each time.  No more messy spreads and spoons, all you need is this spreader to make tamale making a fun, fast and easy experience.  If you’re wondering if its reusable, why yes it is.  Just wash it and store it for another tamale making session.  Available on Amazon, $12 comes with two spreaders.

#LatinaGeeks.LIVE Holiday Gadgets Tech Segment

We loved these featured kitchen gadgets so much that we featured them in our #LatinaGeeks.LIVE tech segment.  You can enjoy the full video here:

 

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