Do you consider yourself a gadgeteer? Love kitchen tools and can’t get enough of them? Kitchen accessories make cooking chores easier and food prep more fun. While the Amish are no strangers to hard work, they certainly want to use their time as efficiently as possible. Here are some helpful Amish kitchen accessories along with a DIY project that puts an old whisk to good use!
While your finger will still work just fine for taste-testing batter, these tools come in handy when it’s time for fresh baked cookies or homemade pizzas.
The Amish Handcrafted Wood Pizza Cutting Board: Serves up your delicious homemade pies with ease. Rounded to fit pizza pies and made of a multi-wood combination that includes maple, cherry, walnut and red oak wood, this colorful cutting board adds a durable tool to your kitchen essentials. Slice pizza directly on the board and serve.
Serve pizza or your favorite Amish pie with ease with an Amish Handcrafted Wood Spatula Pie Server made of brown maple wood.
The only problem that may arise when it’s time to bake cookies is who will get to lick the Wooden Cookie Paddle. Scrape the sides of the bowl and mix batter with this wooden kitchen tool. Made of brown maple wood.
Favorite recipes are even easier to follow with the Amish Hardwood Plain Cookbook Holder with Drawer to keep the page open and your hands free.
It just wouldn’t be fair to go over kitchen tools for making cookies without offering some Amish recipes. Get ready for delicious recipes from the Amish Cookbook of Cookies and Bars.
Helpful Kitchen Gadgets
Banana lovers will have plenty of room to store their share of potassium with the Amish Oak Wood Banana Tree Double. Stores two bunches instead of one. Great for families. Did you know the banana is considered to be a berry?
Prevent burnt fingers with an Amish Wooden Oven Rack Pull. Hook on the end of an oven rack and pull it out with ease. Handmade from solid hard maple wood.
Chances are if you perform a pancake flip, the Wooden Pancake Turner will catch it. A kitchen aide you’ll never have to replace made of solid, strong, brown maple wood.
Get in the mix with the Wooden Edged Spatula with Hole. Efficiently stirring and mixing ingredients is the goal with this wooden kitchen tool. Also handy for draining liquid from cooked vegetables.
Who knew a $9 set of Wooden Toaster Tongs could be so handy? Retrieve bagels and toast that are just too far down in the toaster to pull out without burning your fingers. Turn dishes in the oven with ease. Remove corn on the cob from boiling water or toss a salad. One pair of solid wood brown maple toaster tongs is all you need!
A spacious bread box can hold bread and other baked goods. These attractive boxes help to keep bread fresher longer and limit mold-producing moisture. This version doubles as both bread box and spice rack.
Keeping drawers and counters organized, the multitasking Amish Wood Kitchen Lazy Susan with Paper Towel Holder and Spice Rack can’t go by just one name.
A customer favorite for kitchens and lots of other areas around the house (think laundry room, mudroom, pantry) is a pine tilt out trash bin. Plastic bins tilt out easily and can be used for trash, recyclables or laundry, all concealed in a gorgeous solid pine cabinet. The Pine Wood Double Recycle Bin makes the perfect recycling station.
For the Table
We love the cheery nature of this Double Pedestal Table Napkin and Salt & Pepper Holder, all housed on a handcrafted miniature version of a double pedestal mission table. Choice of oak or cherry wood and comes with salt and pepper shakers.
A lazy susan is more than a tool for the table. It’s a courtesy, a convenience, and a charmer. We like how the Amish Hardwood Square Mission Lazy Susan offers lots of room for condiments and napkins.
The Amish Oak Wood Oak Leaf is perfect as a stand alone napkin or letter holder.
And no meal is complete without the after dinner toothpick!
Don’t forget Amish kitchen accessories as great housewarming or wedding gift options. They are always useful since everyone takes part in daily meals.
As promised, here’s a quick DIY project to make a handy veggie shelf out of a whisk.