21 Things That’ll Help You Relax More in 2021
For some people, the kitchen is our happy place; it’s where we go to unwind, cook a great meal, and feel a reprieve from all that’s going on. For others, it’s a stressor — a place we have to clean, and use to churn out meal after meal, and clean again. And for most of us, especially Kitchn readers, it’s both. We can love to cook and still get stressed out by the thought of it all.
What can help with the stress-y parts? Tools. The right tools that’ll make it easier for you to cook. The gear that’s so great, it means worry-free cooking. Maybe that’s a cut-resistant glove that’ll have you grating with abandon or using a mandoline without fear, a coffee maker that makes the best brew, or a soap-filled dish brush so you can scrub plates and bowls more easily and quickly. Here are 21 things that’ll help you relax more in the kitchen and focus on the good stuff (the food!).