Absurd kitchen gadgets

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Weird and fun kitchen gadgets

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While none of these are necessary, they certainly add color to any cooking experience. From playful but useful gear to completely silly inventions, following are our favorite absurd kitchen gadgets.







Finger food plates

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Finger Food Party Plates

How to balance your pig-in-a-blanket with your Dom Perignon... that is the question! Fortunately, Perpetual Kid has the answer. Just wear these hilarious little plates with rings that fit right on your finger.

12 plates for $9.99 at Perpetual Kid


(See also: Small appliances with big impact)







Banana Bunker

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Banana Bunker

Never mind the curious look of this contraption. But honestly, do we really need a "banana bunker" to protect the delicate fruit from bruising when placed in your backpack, nap sack, soft carrying case, or briefcase.? Apparently someone thinks so.

$6.99 at bananabunker.com








Grilled Cheesus Sandwich Press

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Grilled Cheesus Sandwich Press

The Grilled Cheesus is an electronic sandwich press that toasts the face of Jesus onto your sandwich bread! Need we say more?

$40 at GrilledCheesus.com










Condiment Gun

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Condiment Gun

You can arm yourself with the ability to dress sausages, fries, and burgers with ease with this ridiculous Condiment Gun sauce dispenser.

$13.50 at Amazon.








Vinderhosen

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Vinderhosen

No silly wine box or bag for our best bottles of wine! We choose Vinderhosen, which are literally tiny German pants for your wine bottle!

$12 at mcphee.com










The OCD Chef Cutting Board

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The OCD Chef Cutting Board

Not your average cutting board, this one is designed for the obsessive compulsive chef that needs complete order in the kitchen and beyond. Use the guides etched into the surface of this fine piece of beechwood to guide your knife with exacting measurements, precise angles, and handy definitions. Learn just how small a julienne is, and get it right next time!

$26 at thinkgeek.com


Vinderhosen

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Top Banana Bottle Stopper

Wine is so chic, why not dumb it down with a playful bottle stopper?

$8 at Urban Outfitters













Hog Wild Twirling Spaghetti Fork - Assorted Colors

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Hog Wild Twirling Spaghetti Fork - Assorted Colors

Take the effort out of getting spaghetti onto your fork with this battery-operated motorized, metal pronged fork, which winds your pasta so you don't have to.

$10 at kitchenkapers.com












Karate Chopper

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Karate Chopper

Cutting veggies can be such a chore. Why not put some muscle into it with this black belt lettuce knife made of dishwasher safe high-impact plastic?

$11.99 at Perpetual Kid








Switchblade Spork

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Switchblade Spork

You can easily rule in the epicurean jungle with this metal and plastic utensil, which snaps open with the push of a button to 11 inches long and feature a safety lock to prevent unexpected deployment.

$7 at McPhee







Spread Heads Mustard Marvin Bottle Topper

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Spread Heads Mustard Marvin Bottle Topper

Make your diners sick before they even eat with Mustard Marvin, who replaces your mustard cap with his head and allows mustard to drip from his mouth!

$4.50 at Amazon







Kitchen Kong Whisk

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Kitchen Kong Whisk

What's the point of keeping Kong captured and behind bars as you whip baked goods to a smooth, creamy concoction? We have no idea.

$15 at Perpetual Kid











Butcher's Choice Fancy Foil

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Butcher's Choice Fancy Foil

Heaven forbid you wrap your food in everyday foil when you can coat your leftovers in foil decorated with fresh cuts of meat!

$4.05 at McPhee









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