33 Things You’ll Probably Want To Take Some «Me Time» To Enjoy

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A tiny milk frother to make everything you drink so decadent it will taste like it was lovingly handcrafted by a barista.


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It’s also teensy for storing and cleans with a quick stream of hot running water! We stan a convenient appliance!!

Promising review: «Admittedly I have a slight addiction to Starbucks Chai Tea Latte. With almost all the stores temporarily closed in my area, I looked on line for a DIY chai tea similar to SB. Found one but it was missing the delicious frothy latte topping. Soooo I bought the Milk Boss. For less than $16 on Amazon, this frother does some serious froth-ing! Since I don’t have a cappuccino maker and don’t want to crowd my countertops, this handy kitchen tool is magical — works well with heavy cream, half n half, etc. Incredible and quick results.» —Elizabeth

Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in 10 colors).

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A shampoo scalp massager you can use in the shower to massage and exfoliate your scalp, making showers feel 800 times more decadent than they have any right to be.


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Promising review: I cannot explain how good this feels when your using it! It relaxes you and for sure is better than just using your fingertips to shampoo your hair. It actually goes down to the roots and makes sure that it gets into all the spots it can to clean your hair. I can tell you right now that my hair has never felt more smoother than after I started using this product. I would definitely recommend this!» —Romie Patel

Get it from Amazon for $8.59+ (available in three colors).

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A frozen wineglass to keep your rosé as chill as all your long night summer chats with the window open and an evening breeze flowing through.


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Promising review: «My new favorite wineglass! I was given a set of the grey wine freeze cups as a gift and I love them so I saw they had other colors and bought this one. My biggest pet peeve with regular wineglasses is that the wine goes back to room temperature too quickly. These cups keep frozen for hours so you can have multiple glasses of wine and keep the bottle out instead of in the refrigerator. I love the color on this one too!» —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $13.29 (available in 16 colors).

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Or a «Dwight Claw» sleeve for when you’re taking your sweet time nursing a beloved beet-flavored Claw.


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A jar of Aztec healing clay masks for acne that essentially suck the gunk out of your pores (and pre-existing acne) like a vacuum, and will leave your skin feeling so smooth and firm you’ll want to pet it.


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People in the reviews are also singing its praises for reducing the size of their pores! Many of them advise mixing the mask with apple cider vinegar for best results.

Promising review: «I woke up with six tiny pimples on my right cheek this morning. This was delivered today so I decided to give it a try. Mixed with water, left on for 10-15 minutes. The pimples are gone. I’ve never bought a product that has had such immediate results. This is magic. I can’t believe I waited so long to buy it.» —Samantha Jensen

Get it from Amazon for $12.90.

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A *very* portable outdoor folding rocking chair that’ll help you make the most out of your porch, backyard, or socially distanced ventures to the park this summer.


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The only thing better than a portable chair is, in fact, a portable rocking chair — and this one comes with its own drink holder!

Promising review: «Bought this for my husband after I had bought one for myself. Absolutely love this chair! I have a hard time sitting still so it’s great that I can rock back and forth while sitting! Very comfortable to sit in for hours on end. The cup holder is a little flimsy as it’s made out of fabric. Works fine for bottles of water or pop. These chairs have been a hit with our friends and family! I have been recommending to everyone to buy this chair! Easy to fold up and carry around. Not too heavy to move or haul.» —Ashley

Get it from Amazon for $54.99+ (available in two colors).

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An easy-to-follow bubble tea kit for anyone whose summer vibe is «boba in the sunshine.»


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Each kit comes with loose leaf tea bags, tapioca pearls, two stainless steel boba straws, and instructions.

Promising review: «Arrived super, super quick!! Bought it for a friend’s birthday and she loved it, she made one right away and it was so fun to make and yummy!» —Brittany Bittor

Get it from Flavor Purveyor on Etsy for $30.

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A mini waffle maker that lets you make all your favorite snacks — if you’re waffling on the waffles, you can also use it for hash browns, paninis, biscuits, and even (gasp) PIZZA. If you can dream it, you can mini waffle it.


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Promising review: «This thing is MAGIC! I purchased because of the copious other reviews and BuzzFeed articles that sang praises about it. I have zero regrets about this purchase. I love being able to make Eggo-sized protein waffles in less than five minutes in the morning. I’ve used it to reheat small sandwiches, make mini quesadillas, and make waffle sandwiches. It’s easy to clean and there aren’t any fancy bells and whistles to learn — you just plug it in, wait for the light to turn on, pour in your batter, close and wait for the light to turn off.» —Peachy Kween

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in red and nine other non-heart-shaped colors).

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A copycat Skip-It for adults AND kids — trust me, you think you remember how fun these are, but you don’t really remember until it’s actually happening to you.


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This is also the perfect solution for anyone who wants to get some exercise in but also doesn’t want to be bored to tears. Some perfect driveway/indoor quarantine fun!

Promising review: «Skip balls were one of my favorite toys as a child and I took a notion to buy one for my kids to add to our outdoor toys. It was hilarious to watch them try to figure it out… at first they thought it was a punching ball! After I showed them how it worked, they took right to it. It was a little difficult to get the momentum going until I discovered that you can shorten the rope. You can do this without cutting the rope so that it can be adjusted later if you need to. It’s a great, classic toy and we have had a lot of fun with it.» —Eagle

Get it from Amazon for $12 (available in four colors).

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A pair of lightweight joggers (with pockets!!) perfect for whatever your stay-at-home itinerary is, from working to Netflixing to yoga.


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Promising review: «These are the perfect pants for quarantine. They look nice for walks in the neighborhood, are comfortable to wear at home and look sleek.» —Tessa

Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in 22 colors and women’s sizes XS-3XL).

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A HyperChiller that will transform your piping hot coffee into iced coffee in a literal minute — same goes for that rosé you forgot to stick in the fridge. Now there’s nothing standing between you and long stretches by a sunny window with a cool glass in your hand.


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Promising review: «I’ve struggled with making iced coffee at home until now — the Hyperchiller is magic. I can’t believe how quickly my coffee becomes cold with zero dilution. I was also surprised on how much coffee it held, it’s perfect.» —Brian Kelly

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

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A cooling weighted blanket for sweet relief when the heat starts rolling in, with natural glass beads on the inside with weighted pressure that some reviewers say helps with insomnia and anxiety.


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Promising review: «I’ve always had trouble sleeping ever since I can remember. I move around a lot, twist and turn and take sometimes HOURS to fall asleep — even then my sleep tended to be very poor. I would find that putting multiple blankets or pillows would help, because of the weight, so I decided to give this product a try. Ever since I started to use this blanket I’ve had a lot less trouble falling asleep and STAYING asleep until I need to wake up for work. This definitely helps with anxiety and insomnia issues; I guess it makes me feel secure/safer. It’s definitely worth it!!» —Natalie Galindo

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in nine varied sizes and weights).

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A Mr. Darcy candle for anyone who *wishes* their «me time» involved an actual Mr. Darcy, but is willing to settle for the fragrant smells of foggy moors and freshly-brewed tea in his stead.


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Promising review: «Smells wonderful! I am thinking the artisan knew exactly what Mr Darcy must have smelled like because the scent is perfect! 🙂 Not too sweet or cloying, as some candles can be, not overpowering but strong enough to fill the area nicely. Great purchase — arrived very quickly!» —Cheryl Rooney

Get it from Forage Candle on Etsy for $22.

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Plus a rechargeable electric lighter so you can light your way through the rest of that collection of Bath & Body Works candles under your bed (without worrying about the flame being able to reach the wicks).


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Promising review: «Finally an easy way to light candles without a dangerous open flame. This is also child proof because you have to turn on a very small switch at the bottom of the lighter. Then you slide the top switch with your thumb to light the candle. I noticed also that if you push it too far into the candle wick it shuts off. This is a hidden safety feature for fingers. Also, the wand is attractive on the table.» —James Marino

Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

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A Baby Yoda puzzle, because you deserve some quality time with the fictional alien child you’ve pseudo-adopted with the rest of humanity.


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Promising review: «Perfection! A challenge but still a lot of fun! My 21-year-old daughter and I worked on this off and on during the COVID shelter in place. Working occasionally now and then when boredom struck it took us about three days. My husband ( big fan of the show) insisted we glue it. I plan to add some small magnets and hang it on the fridge in his man cave.» —Kristin Lee

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

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A dome projector that’s activated by water to play soothing moving ocean images on your ceiling while you take a bath, including jellyfish, dolphins, turtles, and stingrays.


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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.95 (available in five colors).

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An assortment of international snacks that’ll let you take a delicious little vacation without every taking off your slippers.


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The snacks in each of these are all a little varied, based on supply and season (they’re careful not to ship anything that might melt too much between May and October), but the photo is an approximation of how many and what kind of snacks to anticipate.

Promising review: «Real nicely put together assortment of snacks! I purchased these for my brothers who are food junkies for Christmas and I know they’re going to love these! All the items were still shelf safe and nicely packed into this box. Looks like a really fun snack assortment as both of mine had candy, cookies and crackers. The box is cute and well made, they did a really nice job designing it! Very giftable with how cute they made it. The box looks small-ish maybe but they pack a lot of snacks into that little box. There was an insert that came with a discount code on the next purchase in both of them as well, so that’s nice if my brothers decide to get another one! Overall really great purchase, I plan on buying one for my hubby for his stocking!» —Taylor S.

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

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A wine caddy for your bath tub perfect for any tub vibe, whether it’s «set off a bath bomb and channel my inner mermaid» or «sit here and watch reruns of The Office until the water dissolves around me.»


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Bonus: it also holds cans, so you can pop in a LaCroix or enjoy a shower PBR, if you’re feeling yourself.

Promising review: Such a simple idea, how is this just coming into my life now? I didn’t think showers could get any better but now I have a brew/wine within reach at all times. Really helps take the edge off after a long day. The thing is way sturdier than you’d expect, I’ve tugged on it and it’s not going anywhere. The slotted design allows you to use stemmed wineglasses too. A truly perfect product. This $13 piece of plastic is working as hard as my therapist and I stan.» —Steven

Get it from Amazon for $13.95+ (available in five colors).

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A collapsible microwave popcorn maker that doubles as a serving bowl, so you can make yourself popcorn so warm and salty that your Friday movie nights will feel like you’re smack dab in the middle of a theater.


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All you have to do is add generic kernels + whatever oils or butters you feel in your heart, and you’ll be raring to go.

Promising review: «This is a fast, effective and low-cost means to prepare popcorn. I got tired of paying a premium for microwave popcorn packets at the grocery. I didn’t want another appliance on my counter to air pop either. This was the perfect solution. I use inexpensive bulk popping corn, no oil or salt and I don’t have to worry about the metal in the microwave popcorn bags that gets extremely hot and scorches the upside down paper plate I have to put under the microwave bag each time. Plus, weren’t we told not to put anything metal in the microwave anyway? I pull the Salbree out, expand it and add one-quarter cup of popping corn kernels in the base to the full line. I put it in the microwave for three-plus minutes and listen for the kernels to stop popping. Using the cool handles I lift it out of the microwave, give it a minute to cool and add just enough butter to give it flavor. Then I eat right out of the same bowl I cooked in. When done I dump out the few kernels that didn’t pop. I wash it out with dish soap and hot water, let it dry and then put it away for next time. Economical, safe, less oil and salt and only one bowl to clean. No new appliance and no metal in the microwave. Pure genius. A great value.» —RobG

Psst — if you’re looking for way to add some pizzazz to your snack, check out BuzzFeed’s ideas for flavoring popcorn!

Get it from Amazon for $17.90 (available in 16 other colors).

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A set of adorable hanging cat spoons, because truly, is there a more purrrfect weekend breakfast companion than one that will stir your coffee and your heart?


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Promising review: «I loved these spoons so much that I ordered more for myself and my mother in-law. They attach to the side of your coffee mug easily, stay put, and don’t even get in the way when you are drinking out of it.» —Handy

Get a set of two from Amazon for $5.99 (available in four colors).

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52 Lists For Calm, a journal for anyone who might be feeling a little overwhelmed right now, and wants an orderly, comforting way to unwind.


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The book is full of prompts like «People I Can Talk To» and «My Comfort Objects,» making it both soothing and helpful.

Get it from Amazon for $10.42 or Bookshop (to support local bookstores) for $15.59.

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Plus a set of eye-popping fine point pens designed for planners and journals, so you can keep your ink as fresh as your thoughts.


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Perhaps most importantly for anyone out there planning to go full Leslie Knope on these is that they’re designed not to bleed through thin pages!

Promising review: «I have dabbled with bullet journaling and love using my Rocketbook products to take notes during meetings, but for my weekly planners, the pens that are compatible with Rocketbook just weren’t cutting it. These pens are smooth and quick-drying (essential for a lefty!) and the colors are vibrant and bright. I love how thin the tips are, it makes fitting all of my notes neatly in planner a possibility! Having 18 colors to choose from gives me simple joy when it comes to planning my day, and they help to organize my thoughts and color code categories. I’m pleasantly surprised by even how well the ‘Lake Blue’ color pops, I had been thinking it was going to be nice for adding emphasis to outlining boxes etc, but it’s bright enough to be easy to read on white paper!! Wonderful product!» —Katie

Get a set of 18 from Amazon for $7.99.

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A rotating, heated back and neck massager to work out all of the knots in your odds and ends and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.


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Promising review: «I’m sitting all day at home during the COVID outbreak, and I was looking for something I could use now and in the future. It is intense! I like to use it on my shoulder and on my lower back. I am excited that it can be used in the car, as I expect to be moving cross-country in the new year or so.» — Alli

Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

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A gel polish light for drying your nails to utter salon perfection so you can treat yo’ self in the comfort of your own bed and pajamas.


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This little gadget is deep enough to dry all five fingers in at once, and speedy enough to get the job done in 60 seconds, so you can spend more time admiring your handiwork.

Promising review: «At first I was like ‘this doesn’t even work’ but WOW was I wrong! After figuring out how to use gel polish I looked like I had just been in the salon!! Literally so happy with this lamp. It has auto shutoff and countdown. Just overall so happy with it and hope it lasts a long time!» —Dennis Ellis

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

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A UV-sanitizing water bottle to take on all your socially distanced walks catching up on podcasts and new Jo Bro singles — this bb won’t just keep you clean and hydrated, but keeps liquid cold for 24 hours.


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The UV sanitizer part of the water bottle works on a charge for 99.99% sterilization, and also works on phones, tablets, toothbrushes, and other small items, so you really get a UV bang for your buck.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59.

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A bottle of a game-changing mango avocado hot sauce you’ll spend hours using to jazz up every single meal from breakfast to dinner.


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The question is less what can you put it on and more what *can’t* you put it on. Reviewers mention salads, burritos, eggs, burgers, sandwiches, and steak. It’s also keto- and paleo-friendly and gluten-free, if your friend has dietary preferences/restrictions.

Promising review: «So good. Favorable and just a mild hot, it’s really good on anything that needs a little something — eggs, beans and rice, etc. Not a ‘hot sauce’ as much as a flavor enhancer. And, name aside, not really avocado in flavor; the avocado base just provides a little creamier, smoother, richer base for the spiciness. I can see people who don’t like avocados still liking this sauce.» —Jennifer

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

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A mess-free cookie scoop with easy release to get you those *chef’s kiss* perfectly round, evenly-baked cookies, making them satisfying down to the very last perfect bite.


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Promising review: «Makes perfect cookies every time. In fact, I have been accused of bringing the best ‘store bought’ cookies that a person has ever tried (because no one can make the same size cookies every time). When cookies are the same size and thickness, all cook evenly! I recently left my scoop with grandchildren because they didn’t have one. Little hands can handle the scoop and release action. This is my third reorder because I don’t want to be without one!!!» —Avid Reader

Get it from Amazon for $6.29.

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A soft, lightweight tie-dye pajama set that’ll arrive just in time for all your on-trend summer lounging needs.


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Promising review: «It gets very hot in the summer time here and these pajamas are wonderful. They’re so lightweight, cute, cool and comfortable. I love the bright color and feel so cute in them! My daughter loves these pajamas that I’ve bought her. I will purchase another color pajama set again!!» —Kelly W.

Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in women’s sizes S-XXL and 17 colors).

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A rapid egg cooker so you’ll finally get the kind of ~dream eggs~ that make mornings feel luxurious, whether you want a good old-fashioned hard boil or like ’em a little runnier.


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I, a certified Lazy Individual (TM), own one of these babies and have faithfully used it every week for upward of two years. Perfectly medium-boiled eggs every time. I even bought one for my parents so I could spread its majesty to them as well (but also mostly so I could use it when I come to visit, if we’re being real). Some reviews note that the alarm on it is a little loud, but the new models have significantly decreased the volume!

Promising review: «Where has this been all my life?! This little gadget has really made my life easier! No more having to stand around keeping an eye on the water to be boiling just right. Just turn this little baby on and go about your business until the adorable music comes on to alert you that it’s done. I’ve gotten perfect hard boiled eggs every time! Just please be sure to follow the directions to pierce the eggs with the included needle. It is surprisingly easy! I highly recommend this item!!» —BeautyBird

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in five colors).

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A ridiculously popular «cat dancer» toy, because you deserve a laugh right now, and the absurd shenanigans this will inspire from your four-legged friend is sure to get you one.


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In fact, if you are looking for an immediate LOL, please head straight to the review images of this little gizmo — pages and pages of kitty cats losing their marbles. It is goodness and absurdity and light.

Promising review: «Our cat doesn’t care about most toys. We have a screeching bird on a string plushie toy, and she will, at best, half-heartedly lope after it for 1-2 minutes at a time before getting bores. She doesn’t care about anything that buzzes, squeaks, rattles, or crinkles. This toy was suggested when I bought another cat produce, and I thought why not? Especially for the price? Well, it’s MAGICAL. I have no idea how or why it works — it does seem to mimic the movement of an insect, which she loves to chase. She LEAPS and runs for this toy, which she never does. In short: for a price like this, you absolutely have to buy it.» —Emily Blair

Get it from Amazon for $2.09.

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An air fryer you can use to cook a truly aggressive abundance of perfectly-crisped dishes using the power of rapid air technology — I’m talking everything from buffalo cauliflower bites to french fries to «fried» Oreos, y’all, in less than 20 minutes and no oil to boot.


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Psst — if you’re looking for some ~me time~ inspo, BuzzFeed assembled a list of copycat air fryer recipes you can make in lockdown, including copycat McDonald’s fries, copycat KFC biscuits, and copycat Taco Bell crunch wraps.

Promising review: «I have been thinking of getting an air fryer for a while now. The price point and the comments regarding customer service finally pushed me to purchase this fryer. Best cooking gadget I have ever purchased! I have had it for four days and have used it every day! I have made fries, fish, shrimp, potatoes, and bacon in this marvel! The flavor is amazing and I have not used any oil yet. I did purchase an accessory kit but have not used it yet — still making things as it came. I am great at burning things in the pan and in the oven. I really like how you can open the basket to check the food as it is cooking without losing the time or the temperature. I have not burned one thing! It is extremely easy to clean! It is large, but I WILL make room for it on my counter!» —CK

Get it from Amazon for $75.99+ (available in four colors).

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A sushi-making kit that’ll let you take the fate of your rolls into your own hands by working with whatever ingredients you have on hand, so you can have hours of delicious sushi experimentation.


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I’m definitely going to sushi jail for this, but I’ve started putting peanut butter in my avocado rolls?? Don’t knock it until you try it.

Promising review: «When people started talking about how even their child could make sushi rolls with this, I knew that I had to try it. I’m a decent cook, but when it comes to operating even the simplest of apparatuses, I’m not the most talented person. But, lo and behold, when I used this kit, making the rolls was easy and as quick as this task will ever get. I just stuff some pre-cut carrot matchsticks, some thin avocado slices, some thin (seeded) cucumber slices, and roll the nori and rice into a lovely roll. This one goes out to all those adults that never try anything new because why bother: You can do this!!!» —Mr. Martha Stewart

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

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