By Schaeffer Carrillo
The kitchen is the heart of the home that generally becomes the center of where your family spends their day to day living. It’s a room that sets the tone for the entire house and not only will provide you a meal but an entire experience. But how does one upgrade that experience and really make the kitchen a place of excitement and efficiency?
“The way I see it, investing in kitchen upgrades or multi-purpose appliances is how I bring the joy back into being in the kitchen,” Molly says. Now, Molly has never claimed herself to be a master chef, however, she has mastered the art of sourcing kitchen appliances that will change the way you view cooking, baking, and even the clean-up process. Let’s just say you’re one click away from instant satisfaction.
We asked Molly her 10 kitchen game-changers that she can’t live without.
Silpat Silicone Muffin Pan 12-Well: These mats will reduce mess and make it difficult to burn anything ever again with their ability to even heat distribution. No oil or spray is needed and stickiness will never be a problem. This will easily become your second skin in the kitchen when baking.
“The Silpat collection makes you think you can be a professional baker, its soo good.”- Molly
LSA International IV12 Ivalo Ash Stand and Dome: Beautifully display cheeses, pastries, and bread in this wide glass dome with a natural ash base made from sustainably sourced wood.
Instant Pot Max Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker: With 9 functions in a single pot, meal planning has never been simpler. It steams, bakes, and cooks pretty much anything your inner chef desires. Whether you live alone or are cooking for the whole family, this will be your new go-to.
Philips Premium Airfryer: Well worth the investment especially since it basically replaces your oven and microwave. Throw literally anything in the air fryer and it will cook to perfection in 20 minutes. It will create the perfect crunch and crispiness to your veggies without the added oil and will make leftovers taste like you just ordered in.
“The Air Fryer is a great product for making delicious fried foods without all the additional fat!”- Molly
Fellow Raven Stovetop Tea Steeper Kettle: Introducing the chicest stovetop tea kettle. With its steep range thermometer, weighted handle, and integrated tea filter this will instantly up your tea game heading into the chillier season.
W&P Design The Popper Microwave Bowl: Eliminate the bag waste with this collapsable microwave bowl. The best part– it’s dishwasher safe and easy to store.
“Instantly pops kernels in the microwave without using oil!”- Molly
Breville® Mini Smart Oven® with Element IQ™: It may be small but it packs a punch with its 8 function capabilities. The perfect tool to use when you’re in a hurry and need to reheat or bake a quick meal for the kids or in-between zoom meetings.
Williams Sonoma Pizza Scizza: Combine a spatula and scissors and you get the ultimate dynamic duo. This nifty tool slides easily under pizza and leaves you without uneven cuts and the perfect slice every time.
“Never again do I have to worry about cheese or pepperoni overhang.”
Williams Sonoma Imperia Pasta Machine: Here is how you bring authentic Italian cuisine to your home. This pasta machine makes homemade pasta easy to prepare with its extension plate to help guide the dough and a steady base that clamps firmly to your countertop.
Amazon Bamboo Large Multi-purpose Bowl & Colander Set: Made with renewable bamboo fiber, this beautiful and chic bowl, and colander set is ideal for cleaning fruits and vegetables in a sustainable way. The best part is the spout connecter on the bowl which can be used to pour leftover water in houseplants.
photo courtesy of @briahammelinteriors