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8 Handy, High-Tech Kitchen Gadgets

Want to upgrade your kitchen without remodeling? Invest in these smart tools designed to make cooking and clean-up easier.
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Photo: Drop


A Wi-Fi-equipped food scale, Drop works with a recipe app to make baking simpler. If you’re short on an ingredient, it can adjust measurements, offer substitutions and give you screen-by-screen, illustrated instructions as you cook.

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Photo: Hiku


The ultimate fridge magnet, this smart device creates your grocery lists. Just use it to scan barcodes, or speak into it for things that don’t have them. It adds items to an app that’s at the ready when you’re hitting the grocery store.

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Photo: DaysAgo


Not sure when you opened that jar of marinara, or how long those leftovers have been in the fridge? DaysAgo is a digital tracker with a suction cup; attach it to an item when you first open it, start the timer, and it will record how many days have passed. Simple. Helpful.

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Photo: Belkin

Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker With WeMo

Late night at the office? Set this Crock-Pot in the morning, then check the temperature throughout the day on your phone, or turn it off from your desk. Dinner will be ready as soon as you are.

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