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Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets You Had No Idea You Needed  

Ashley Reign
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Do you love the idea of cooking, but have the culinary skills of a caveman? Well, the good news is that these days, almost anything is possible without the need for pesky things like practice or skill-building! That’s right, when we here in the technological age can’t do something in the kitchen, there are usually useful kitchen gadgets out there that can! Here you’ll find a list of cool kitchen gadgets that laugh in the face of even the most complicated of recipes. Or perhaps you’re looking for a great gift for the food lover in your life? You’ll almost certainly find something they’ll love among this collection of the coolest kitchen gadgets on the market.

Here you’ll find everything from cooking pans that are smarter than you are to personal bartenders that can whip you up your favorite cocktail with just the push of a button. Or perhaps you’re looking for some of the newest must have kitchen gadgets for the food lover in your life? No problem! We’ve got grills specifically designed for your apartment dwelling life and a cooker that churns out the closest thing to healthy fried food that technology has to offer. You’ll also find the best kitchen gadgets to get you going in the morning, from a coffee brewing alarm clock to a selfie toaster that’ll imprint your face right onto your morning slice.

So scroll down and check out these unique kitchen gadgets, tools, and supplies to add to your next wish list. From funky kitchen gadgets from the space age to awesome gifts under $10, we’ve got a little something for everyone.
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This See-Through Toaster
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Sick of wondering if you should trust your toaster to not be overly enthusiastic or pop up black bread? Wonder no more with Vision Toaster, the see-through toaster that'll guarantee you never have to guess again.
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This Food Sniffing Device That Reveals a Meat's Freshness
This Food Sniffing Devic... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets You Had No Idea You Needed
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Wonder if that piece of beef has spent a little too long in the fridge? Sounds like a job for FoodSniffer! FoodSniffer is an electronic nose of sorts that will sniff your food, so you don't have to, and deliver a verdict on the meat in question's freshness.
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This Body Heat Powered Butter Knife
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Hate hacking away at rock-hard butter straight from the fridge? Then check out this body heat harnessing butter knife that allows you to cut through butter as smoothly as... well, butter.
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This Personal Bartender
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Ever wish you could breeze into your kitchen and find your own personal bartender waiting to whip up your favorite cocktail? Well it turns out that now you can, with Somabar, your own personal drink mixer that doesn't even expect a tip.