Using conventional kitchen equipment can be a time-consuming process especially when cooking loads of dishes. It could also take up a lot of space. Thankfully, technology has produced some of the best kitchen tools that are life-savers when handling food.  

Check out 18 of the best Kitchen hacks, tools and gadgets on Amazon:

Mueller Onion Chopper Pro

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Lessen your chopping time with Mueller Onion Chopper Pro! Easy to use and with two (6.8mm and 13.6mm) stainless steel dicers, you can use it to chop, dice or cut onions and other vegetables in just seconds. You can even bring it anywhere. Even outdoors!

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When making dishes that require zest from citrus fruits like oranges or lemons, Deiss' Grater-Zester makes tiny perfect zest curls in 30 seconds without touching the pith -- the white stuff below the peel -- which can ruin the food you're cooking.

 
Kitchen Gizmo Snap'N Strain

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Safely drain excess water from cooked pasta and other boiled ingredients with Kitchen Gizmo's Snap 'N Strain, currently on sale at 47% off. Made of silicone, it is compact and simple to use, and can be attached to bowls of nearly any size using two strong clips.

 
Whitmor Supreme Chrome Baker's Rack

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Put a lot of space-hogging heavy-duty kitchen equipment and food containers in their proper place with Whitmor's Supreme Chrome Baker's Rack. The rack comes with a removable wooden cutting board, as well as an adjustible hanging bar which includes four accessory hooks.

 
SimpleHouseware Over the Cabinet Door Organizer

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Place all your chopping boards in one place with SimpleHouseware's Over the Cabinet Door Organizer. Using an ultra thin hook, it can hang inside cabinet doors, protecting the cabinet from scratches. It can also be wall-mounted using hardware screws that come with the package.

NoCry Cut Resistant Gloves

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Do you have trouble with knives or chopping ingredients? NoCry's Cut Resistant Gloves are just for you. Made of Polythylene, Glass Fiber and Spandex, these gloves are designed to keep you from cuts from, even with sharpest blades. It also comes in four sizes -- small, medium, large and extra large.

 
EZ Off Jar Opener

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Opening tightly closed jars is made simple by EZ Off's Jar Opener, which is currently on sale at 23% off. Simply put the jar on the V-shaped grip, twist it and the lid is easily removed. It can even open a simple water bottle!
 
Maxi-Matic Easy Egg Cooker

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Maxi-Matic's Easy Egg Cooker can cook up to seven hard, medium or soft-boiled eggs without fat or oil. It also has an indicator light to signal that the eggs are cooked.

Cumberland Concepts Smart Funnel

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Cumberland Concepts' Smart Funnel helps you effortlessly fluids. Just place the container with the remaining liquid into the funnel to be transferred and stored into an empty bottle. It is an ideal way of using up all the remaining dishwashing liquid.

Organic Bamboo Cooking & Serving Utensil Set By Neet

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Neet's Organic Bamboo Cooking & Serving Utensil Set is not only environment-friendly, but is also completely non-stick and resistant to stains and wilting, making them ideal for use with expensive cookware. It includes a spoon, a spork, a spatula, a slotted spoon, a slotted spatula, and a utensil organizer.

KPKitchen Pancake & Cupcake Batter Dispenser

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KPKitchen's Pancake and Cupcake Batter Dispenser helps you cook well-proportioned pancakes without making a mess. It can hold up to four cups, and features a durable pulley handle for opening the dispenser safely. It's not just for storing pancake batter though, you can also use it for cupcakes and muffins.

The Pampered Chef Mix N Chop

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The Pampered Chef's Mix N Chop is one unique kitchen tool -- its beveled pinwheel blades efficiently chop and crumble food for even cooking and seasoning. Its soft grip and thumb rest helps you grasp the handle and chop more easily and effectively. It is also heat-resistant (up to 428 degrees fahrenheit).

SimpleHouseware Crystal Clear Over The Door Hanging Pantry Organizer (2 pack)

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SimpleHouseware's Crystal Clear Over The Door Hanging Pantry Organizer (2 pack) can hang on a standard door rod, and features 15 clear transparent pockets large enough to hold extra food, condiments and other items. This will surely clear up much-needed space in the kitchen.

Bellemain Premium In-Sink Drying Rack

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Bellemain's Premium In-Sink Drying Rack both serves as a conventional dish rack and dries dishes. Its advanced design includes stainless steel arms that are silicone-coated to prevent slips and scratches, and enables the rack to be placed on nearly any conventional sink, saving up to 35% counter space.

AmazonBasics 12-Piece Colored Kitchen Knife Set

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Do you always have difficulty knowing which knife is for baked goods, and which are for meats, seafood, fruits and vegetables? Then AmazonBasics' 12-Piece Colored Kitchen Knife Set is for you. Featuring six color-coded knives with six matching blade-guard covers, you'll have no problem identifying which is for slicing bread and for roasted dishes.

 
 
AmazonBasics Reusable Silicone Baking Cups (12 Pack)

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AmazonBasics' Reusable Silicone Baking Cups (Pack of 12) serve as great alternatives to disposable paper baking cups. Made of food-grade silicone which makes them stain- and odor-resistant. They work with any standard baking pan and come in six different colors.

Jenaluca Herb Scissors

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Jenaluca Herb Scissors features five sharp, finely balanced blades, making two snips equivalent to five knife chops. It is an ideal time-saving tool for chopping up herbs nicely and safely when cooking.

Frywall Splatter Guard (10 Inch)

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Frywall's Splatter Guard (10 inch) keeps your stovetop spotless, and provides better protection when compared to splatter screens while keeping your pan accessible during the cooking process. It is ideal for making deep-fried dishes like fried chicken, or for making pan-fried burgers and steaks.