You may not be able to redo your entire kitchen right now, but you can totally invest in a few that look sleek, but can also make your cooking life a whole lot easier. We've rounded up some of the most innovative kitchen products out there right now, so no matter what your dilemma, there's probably something on this list that can solve it. Or at the very least, can keep your wine chilled. And that is a powerful thing.
The next big thing: This space-saving version of the classic KitchenAid stand mixer. While it may look like it was zapped by Wonka's shrink ray, it's still a powerhouse — the three-and-a-half-quart bowl can churn out a loaf of bread or five dozen cookies at a clip.
Ideal for germophobes, these all-silicone, double-sided dish scrubbers thwart bacteria, dry faster than a regular sponge, and can be popped in the dishwasher for sanitizing.
This customizable rolling pin's slip-on rings help you roll out dough to an exact thicknesses.
Dots show the size of ground salt or pepper, and you have your choice between 6 pepper and 3 salt settings.
Breville's stainless steel cookware features tri-ply aluminum for all-star heat conduction (and all the perfect-omelette-making magic).
Dualit Toaster, $233, amazon.com
Simplex Heritage Solid Copper Teakettle, $295, amazon.com
Heritage U.K. brands Dualit and Simplex are famed for the last-forever dependability of their handmade toasters and kettles. Their latest lines keep the craftsmanship as polished as ever, but newly gleaming in shades of copper.
Walnut handles help these graters, ranging from coarse to fine, class up your kitchen tool lineup.
If you haven't already jumped on the sous vide trend, now is the time. The wand heats and circulates the water in a pot, ensuring the desired "doneness" without overcooking your food.
Forget what you know about tea. Teforia, a new high-tech machine for brewing loose-leaf tea, is a total game-changer. By teasing out hidden flavors (it micro-adjusts the water temp and infusing time), it produces the tastiest cup of tea you've ever sipped.
With its infrared heat hitting 446°F, Philips's virtually smokeless grill delivers a cookout-worthy char without leaving the kitchen.
Cuisinart's five-liter (family size!) steamer circulates steam from the top down (most steamers do the reverse), so food cooks more evenly.
No wine cellar? No problem. This compact 18-bottle wine fridge can be tucked into a nook that's just 17¾" high.
This electric cooktop has speed boosts that'll give you extra power to cook faster, and the ceramic-glass surface is super easy to clean.
Multitasking products that up your kitchen efficiency are having a moment, like Ruvati's double bowl sink. Part sink, part workstation, it features a track that slides built-in accessories across like colanders, cutting boards ,and drying racks.
Tuscany 48" Dual-Fuel Range, $16,459, amazon.com
Hot new ranges are teaming high performance with major eye appeal. Viking's Italian-built Tuscany line evokes a European country kitchen and comes in 36" or 48" models and four colors.
In menu mode, this combo steam-and-convection oven eliminates guesswork by self-determining cooking durations and temperatures.
A foot-activated sensor on this tricked-out fridge opens the door when your hands are full; the door-in-door panel lights up with a knock.
After migrating from commercial kitchens, pull-out faucets have now gone mainstream. With the Solna SmartTouch Faucet, tap on the faucet body to start the water flowing. Tug out the sprayer for the kitchen version of a garden hose.
Nearly two feet high, this faucet gives you pro-chef status.
The Artifacts Spout's mist mode gently washes delicate fruits.
Sleek and minimalist, this faucet has a streamlined spout for modern kitchens.
Quartz, an engineered stone with unmatched durability, is still tops for counters. This black-flecked white quartz looks super-crisp alongside inky or dark cabinets.