Can You Name All of These Common Kitchen Tools and Gadgets?

By: Chelsea

Can You Name All of These Common Kitchen Tools and Gadgets?
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About This Quiz

There seems to be a gadget for everything, from removing egg shells to slicing and dicing vegetables. But the gadgets found in this quiz aren’t the kind you plug in (except maybe a toaster or blender). Instead, you’ll find these tools in a normal, everyday kitchen. And if you do more than throw a frozen dinner into the microwave each night, these gadgets are probably already in a drawer or cabinet of your kitchen. Take the quiz now - it will be a breeze.

You don’t have to be a gourmand to appreciate the tools that help make dinner preparations faster. From knife sharpeners to graters and various pots and pans, these gadgets help you do it all – bake, fry, stew and broil. And if you’ve been noticing how each new recipe requests a specific type of preparation – from checking the temperature of the meat to adding zest of a lemon, you’re not alone. You need more tools to keep up! You probably have most or all these gadgets in a kitchen drawer that’s hard to open and disorganized once you peer into it. So, go ahead, pull out that crazy drawer and take the quiz. It will be easy to ace. Just click the button below to get started.


 


Bread Knife Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Cutting board
Bread Knife
The bread knife will greatly help you when you're trying to cut a loaf of bread. Its serrated edges allow it to cut such even slices.
Hand mixer
Tongs

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Can Opener Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Spatula
Can Opener
A faulty or rusted can opener is quite frustrating when trying to cook or eat canned goods. There are few functional alternatives for this gadget though; so make sure to have one on hand.
Wooden spoon
Cutting board

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Spatula Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Turkey baster
Oven mitts
Spatula
Need to whip up a pastry? How about a dozen muffins or the crust for a chicken pot pie? The spatula is your go-to gadget. This versatile tool makes mixing dough easy with its non-stick qualities.
Electric mixer

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Ladle Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Ladle
Ladles makes serving soup so much easier than using a regular spoon. They come in different materials, such as plastic, wood, and stainless steel. Opt for the stainless steel ladle if you want something that won't melt in your hot soup!
Tongs
Toaster oven
Whip cream canister

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Oven Mitt Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Spatula
Oven Mitt
Have you ever been so excited to eat those fresh out of the oven cookies that you grabbed the baking sheet from the oven with your bare hand? Ouch! Please, put your mitts on first.
Cupcake holder
Cake stand

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Chef's Knife Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Food storage containers
Baking sheet pan
Whisk
Chef's Knife
How is this knife different from other kitchen knives? It's large, with a super-sharp, flat, wide blade. Use it for chopping veggies, melons, meat, or anything else that needs a sharp blade.

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Tongs Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Toaster
Tongs
Salad tongs make serving your salad less messy and more well-mannered than using a dinner fork (or hands). They come in a variety of materials, such as bamboo, plastic, and steel.
Whisk
Turkey baster

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Trivet Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Trivet
Want to protect your kitchen table from those disappointing rings that casserole dishes make? Thank goodness you have the trivet. Put your hot dish on one of these and say goodbye to those ugly marks.
Whisk
Electric mixer
Blender

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Cutting Board Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Hand mixer
Cheese grater
Fish fillet knife
Cutting Board
Cutting boards come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and materials. Interestingly shaped ones make great gifts for those who like to cook.

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Stirring Spoon Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Oven mitts
Tongs
Stirring Spoon
Stir spoons have a long handle and are commonly used for stirring mixed drinks. This is considered a serving utensil, rather than a spoon you'd eat with.
Cheese grater

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Splatter Guard Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Splatter Guard
If messes while cooking really bother you, you'll get a lot of use out of the splatter guard. They come in different shapes and sizes; one style looks like a funnel, others look like a large, round fly swatter.
Dutch oven
Crockpot
Steak knife

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Stock Pot Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Cutting board
Stock pot
The stock pot is named for exactly what it cooks; soup stock. Make sure to have hours, or even most of the day, available before you make stock, as it takes a while.
Toaster oven
Dutch oven

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Thermometer Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Turkey baster
Steak knife
Fish fillet knife
Thermometer
Thermometers can be used in many other places in addition to the kitchen. Oral, car and outdoor temperature gauges are some that we use to check for health, safety and curiosity.

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Measuring Cups Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Honing steel
Electric mixer
Measuring Cups
Measuring cups are a unit of measurement used for baking and cooking. Did you know that most countries do not use this same unit? Cups are most commonly used in the United States. Other countries use ounces to measure.
Hand mixer

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Broiler Pan Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Broiler Pan
Broiler pans are made of steel and have a porcelain coating on them to keep your food from sticking. Watch out; these get hot! They can withstand extremely hot temperatures.
Cake stand
Toaster oven
Cheese grater

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Immersion Blender Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Immersion Blender
This tool is versatile and easy to use; just hold it in your hand and click a button to blend ingredients together. Be aware that this is different than a hand mixer, which is used more for beating eggs and making batters.
Baking sheet pan
Measuring cups
Oven mitts

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Measuring Spoons Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Teaspoon
Measuring Spoons
Measuring spoons usually come in sizes from 1/4 - 1 teaspoon, along with a tablespoon. Be careful when measuring ingredients. A lowercase 't' means teaspoon, while an uppercase 'T' means tablespoon.
Blender
Wine bottle opener

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Casserole Dish Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Dutch oven
Electric mixer
Casserole Dish
Casseroles are a great dinner to make when you want to just 'throw it in the oven.' Some examples of casseroles are hamburger, Mexican, breakfast and cheesy chicken Alfredo. Yum!
Bottle opener

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Kitchen Scale
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Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Thermometer
Wooden spoon
Broiler pan
Kitchen Scale
How is a kitchen scale useful? Have you ever copied a recipe exactly from the cookbook and had it come out not-so-scrumptious? That's where the scale comes in handy. Rather than measuring your ingredients with cups, you can weigh them to get the most accurate measurement.

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Mixing Bowl Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Hand mixer
Measuring cups
Mixing Bowl
Mixing bowls come in a variety of sizes and are useful for cooking and baking. Having a set available is handy, since many recipes call for wet and dry ingredients to be mixed in separate bowls.
Food storage containers

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Baking Sheet Pan Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Baking Sheet Pan
Baking sheet pans are most commonly known for the warm, delicious cookies they hold. For what else could a baking pan be used? Pizza dough, roasting seeds, baking granola ... the possibilities are endless.
Pour over dripper
Coffee maker
Grill pan

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Blender Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Fish fillet knife
Blender
Blenders are great for liquifying ingredients. Who doesn't enjoy slurping on a delicious smoothie or milkshake? But be careful when using this tool. It has very sharp blades at the bottom that can easily slice a finger.
Electric mixer
Shears

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Colander Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Dish rack
Sponges
Colander
The colander is used to rinse or drain fruits, veggies, pasta, lentils and more. Simply put whatever you want to rinse in the colander and hold it under running water. Once you're done washing, let the water drain out of the bottom and you're ready to go.
Dish washing gloves

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Grill Pan Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Grill Pan
Want to grill but don't have a barbecue? Try the grill pan; it cooks food just like a grill.
Ice cube tray
Stainless steel pan
Honing steel

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Food Storage Containers Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Potato masher
Whisk
Sponges
Food Storage Containers
Food storage containers are leftover savers, and are great for efficient storage and lunch box packing. They come in all sizes and are usually made of plastic or glass.

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Vegetable Peeler Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Aluminum foil
Parchment paper
Vegetable Peeler
Vegetable peelers help keep your veggies dirt-free, bruise-free and imperfection-free. They can be used for most vegetables, such as carrots and cucumbers.
Colander

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Cast Iron Skillet Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Cast Iron Skillet
Cast iron skillets are excellent for cooking over the stove. These need different care than stainless steel pans, and you have to season them before and after each use. Season by taking any type of cooking oil, spreading it around the pan and melting it using the stove or by putting the skillet in the oven.
Stainless steel pan
Medium saucepan
Saute pan

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Aluminum Foil Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Stainless steel skillet
Aluminum Foil
Aluminum foil is helpful for food preparation and storage, but did you ever think about using it for other common household problems? Sharpen your silver cutlery, scrub pots and clean jewelry with this foil of many functions!
Saute pan
Shears

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Potato Masher Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Honing steel
Hand mixer
Potato Masher
The potato masher is not just for mashing potatoes, It can be used to smash, mash and pound any cooked food. This tool has a handle and a head for mashing.
Crockpot

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Boiling Pot Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Stirring spoon
Measuring cups
Potato masher
Boiling Pot
The boiling pot is a multi-functional tool that can be used multiple times a day. Cook vegetables, boil water for tea, cook hot cereal and more!

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Parchment Paper Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Medium saucepan
Parchment Paper
Parchment paper is useful for baking, especially when you don't want your cookies to stick to the baking pan. How does it not stick? It's treated with acid during the production process, allowing it to withstand super hot temperatures.
Ice cube trays
Dish rack

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Whisk Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Whisk
The whisk helps beat ingredients together in order to make a completely blended substance. Did you know that the verb for using a whisk is 'whisking'?
Spatula
Sponges
Salad spinner

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Sponges Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Dish washing gloves
Butter tray
Shears
Sponges
Yes, sponges are a creature in the ocean, but what we're talking about here is a scrubbing device for your pots and pans. Like the ocean dweller, it also works best with water.

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Salad Spinner Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Saute pan
Salad Spinner
Salad spinners are an excellent tool for those Peter Rabbits out there who love greens. It will take the water our of your greens after washing, making them perfect for a salad.
Saucer
Butter tray

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Small Saucepan Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Small Saucepan
The small saucepan is useful for boiling small amounts of water, heating up sauces, and more. Did you know that aluminum pans scratch easily and can leave residue in your food? Try one made of stainless steel to avoid these issues.
Garlic press
Honing steel
Tongs

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Dish Towels Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Fry pan
Cheese grater
Dish Towels
How are dish towels different than bath towels? Dish towels are much thinner, and usually made of cotton, linen, or microfiber.
Dish rack

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Grater Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Fry pan
Crockpot
Wok pan
Grater
A grater is super helpful for shredding cheese and other food items. Use one to add to a casserole, tacos, or for the toppings on your French onion soup.

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Saute Pan Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Blender
Sauté Pan
Did you know that sauté is the verb for frying something quickly in fat? It it also the name of a ballet jump.
Cupcake holder
Whip cream canister

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Ice Cube Trays Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Ice Cube Trays
Try using circular shaped cube trays to put a twist on your cold drinks. Ice cube trays now come in silicone, making it easier to pop the cubes or circles out.
Shears
Honing rack
Dish rack

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Shears Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Dish rack
Shears
Bet you can't cut through iceberg lettuce with regular scissors. Kitchen shears are a key component of any kitchen.
Citrus juicer
Toaster

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Stainless Steel Skillet Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Shears
Wooden spoon
Stainless Steel Skillet
What makes stainless steel 'stainless'? It has 10.5% Chromium, which protects the pan from abrasions.
Blender

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Dish Rack Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Spatula
Dish Rack
Dish racks provide an organized, clean way to store your dishes while they dry. This is for those who hand-wash of course; those who opt for the easy dishwasher machine don't need to worry about drying.
Paring knife
Hand mixer

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Citrus Juicer Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Coffee maker
Electric water boiler
Pour over dripper
Citrus Juicer
You get to decide what goes into your juice with the citrus juicer. They make delicious and nutritious juices; all you need is some fruit.

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Knife Sharpener Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
French press
Tongs
Knife Sharpener
Have you ever had a knife that worked wonderfully turn dull? Rather than having a useless tool, use a knife sharpener to get it working again.
Salad spinner

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Coffee Maker Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Electric water boiler
Coffee Maker
Make sure to have lots of paper filters and coffee grounds on hand so you'll never miss your morning cup! Did you know the first coffee filter was invented by a German lady in the early 1900s?
Salad spinner
Paring knife

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Garlic Press Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Garlic Press
The garlic press is great for those of you who like to add garlic to your cooking. You can also use it for crushing ginger!
Bread knife
Blender
Paring knife

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Honing Steel Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Thermometer
Toaster
Honing Steel
Have you ever seen a tool with a long, round steel bar coming out of its handle with your knife set? This is a honing steel; it is used to re-align the edge of a knife.
Salad spinner

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Toaster Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Crockpot
Toaster
The original electric toaster was invented in the late 1800s by MacMasters in Scotland. Prior to that, toast lovers put their bread over open flames to get it brown.
Stirring spoon
Bread knife

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Paring Knife Which kitchen tool or gadget corresponds with this image?
Bread knife
Cheese grater
Fish fillet knife
Paring Knife
The paring knife is useful for peeling or cutting veggies and fruits. It has a small blade and handle, and is easy to maneuver without cutting your fingers.

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Medium Saucepan Which kitchen tool or gadget is in the front?
Stainless steel pan
Dutch oven
Medium Saucepan
Want a pan that will cook your food evenly? Try a saucepan made of copper!
Measuring cups

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