Kitchen gadgets for the serious chef, $80 or less
With the ongoing infiltration of cheap throwaway plastic in the world of kitchen gadgetry, itâ€™s difficult to not have a soft spot for things made out of steel, chrome and aluminum. They add flare and tend to be sturdy and easy to clean. A small investment that will pay off in the long run.
Bialettiâ€”the quintessential steam-driven espresso maker.
Retro style meets modern technology on this adorable chrome Crate & Barrel toaster.
This Dualit number is stunning, as far as chrome handmixers go.
Leave it to the Germans to make an exceptionally efficient looking Panini maker. This Krups chrome model can also grill chicken and steaks, and features a locking latch for convenient upright storage.
This brushed steel electric kettle from Breville can boil two cups of water in two minutes and will surely look good on just about any countertop.