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22 Creative Kitchen Tools That Put the “Fun” in Functional

Creative Kitchen Tools

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Cooking in your kitchen is usually time well spent, but if you’ve been whipping up something tasty on a regular basis, it might be time to upgrade your cooking utensils. While you might be tempted to look for a plain wooden spoon or a ho-hum vegetable peeler, why not consider going a more playful route? There are plenty of playful kitchen tools that will add some whimsy to even the most boring cooking tasks.

Some of the most charming utensils transform otherwise ordinary items into something mythical. OTOTO has perfected this with their collection of Loch Ness monster-inspired items. Their Nessie ladle was the first of this series and remains one of their most popular designs. Combining fun and function, the tip of the handle resembles Nessie’s tiny head as it gracefully slopes to its spoon-shaped body that is complete with tiny feet. This is both an adorable design detail as well as being a clever way to ensure that the ladle stays upright.

While OTOTO makes some of our favorite kitchen tools, they aren’t the only ones creating these types of utensils. Scroll down for creativity you can use while cooking.

Make cooking fun with these creative kitchen tools.

 

Nessie Ladle

Creative Kitchen Tools

OTOTO | $16

 

Angelfish Colander

 

Bacon Bin

 

Handy Spoon Rest

Must Have Kitchen Tools

Zeal | $5.96

 

Narwhal Tea Infuser

 

Pasta Monster Serving Spoons

Creative Kitchen ToolsCreative Kitchen Tools

OTOTO | $17

 

Swanky Floating Ladle

Creative Kitchen Tools

OTOTO | $19

 

Pie-Ranha Pizza Cutter

 

Cloud Slicer

Must Have Kitchen Tools

DOIY | $19.99

 

Saguaro Cactus Stacking Glasses (Set of 6)

Creative Kitchen Tools

DOIY | $59.99

 

Whale Wine Bottle Holder

 

Strawberry Huller

 

Floral Spatula

 

Floral Bear Honey Pot

 

Bamboo Lotus Serving Board

 

Fish Pop Mold

Kitchen Cooking Accessories

Zoku | $19.95

 

Avocado Huggers

Kitchen Cooking Accessories

Farberware | $7.95

 

Crack a Smile Egg Mold

 

Jungle Slotted Spoon

Creative Kitchen Tools

OTOTO | $16

 

Remi Spoon Rest

 

Grizzly Hot Pot Trivet

Creative Kitchen Tools

OTOTO | $16

 

Monkey Vegetable Peeler

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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