Are you looking to kit out your kitchen with brand new appliances and cooking ware? Then you’ve come to the right place. We Americans spend an average of 37-minutes a day in the kitchen, and even for the non-cooks among us, the kitchen will be one of the most important spaces in our home.

If you’re going to get new equipment for your cooking endeavours, it’s worth investing in high quality products that will deliver in performance, aesthetics and durability.

We’ve listed the best-selling kitchen gadgets of the year that will help you stay on top of the trends:

  • Cool Refrigerators

Let’s start with possibly the most important appliance in your home: The refrigerator. We use this appliance several times a day but rarely think about replacing it unless it breaks down. In reality, upgrading your refrigerator is a good idea even if it’s not on its last legs. Smart refrigerators have come down in price, so if you’re interested in getting a high end product, now’s the perfect time to invest. The best refrigerator will be able to look up recipes, plan meals, tell you its contents (thanks to an internal camera) and give you alerts on expiration dates. As the technology continues to evolve the calibre of smart refrigerators does vary, so make sure to read reviews before you make your purchase.

  • Smart Dishwashers

Washing dishes often feels like a chore, which is why so many of us invest in dishwashers. Now this everyday appliance has been given a major upgrade. Big brands including Bosch, Miele and LG have incorporated smart technology into their flagship appliances. These new super dishwashers can be conveniently controlled from your smartphone, allowing you to do everything from managing the cycle to determining the optimum wash depending on the nature and condition of your dishes. For anyone looking to update their appliances, these smart appliances are at the top of their game.  

  • Soda Makers

Millions of us love carbonated drinks and we’re consuming gallons of it per capita. So it’s little wonder that we’re craving new and innovative ways of enjoying our favorite pop at home. The best best soda maker can make anything sparkling from ordinary water to coffee. Try and go with a machine that has a CO2 cartridge included to keep your beverages ice cold at all times.

  • Blenders

As a global community, we’re more health conscious than ever before. We’re paying increasing attention to what we put into our bodies and spend more time looking for natural alternatives. One of the most fashionable food trends of the year have been super smoothies, packed with vitamins and anti-oxidants. Millions of us are enjoying these smoothies to start the day, as an energy boost after the gym or as a healthy snack. Blenders and juicers are available on every corner, but make sure that you’re buying a hardwearing machine that can withstand tough ingredients such as nuts.

  • The Ultimate Coffee Maker

If you love to start the day with a cup of joe, then you deserve a sophisticated coffee maker to match. There are now smart coffee makers on the market, which offers techy features such as being able to time your brew from your smartphone. Even if you’re not too concerned about the technical features, then you can get a beautiful, classic French Press that will be fitting for any modern kitchen.

  • Spirulizers

Love them or hate them, spirulizers look like they’re here to stay. These shredding machines can be used to fulfil our health ambitions by allowing us to create zucchini noodles. There are no hard rules with this kitchen hack, and you can spirulize almost any fruit or vegetable you want. Our advice is, don’t knock it until you try it!