Kitchen Appliances

Whole world is witnessing the impact of COVID-19 in all countries, all industries and all economies.

Nobody is certain about how much and how long the impact of this pandemic will last on global economy.

Many organizations have incorporated work from home during COVID-19 outbreak. This step has proven to be very helpful attempt to bring back economy to its pace maintaining individual health.

Well, most of the organizations are planning to extend work from home model for another few more months as a precautionary measure. I think few have already extended work from home and other are planning. Therefore, professionals should be ready to make their home a sound and stress free workplace also.

While working from home, general health and professional life need not get disturbed. Simple lifestyle planning and changes can make work from home not only productive but also very exciting and healthy also.Time management is also an important aspect.

Many of professional ladies, bachelors and others are adjusting and managing household chores and office work at home. Keeping them in mind here’s a list of 5 kitchen appliances to make work from home and more productive without adversely effecting general health. Moreover, these simple kitchen appliances won’t dig a hole in your pocket rather these are great investments that you won’t regret. Additionally, these kitchen appliances are multipurpose, convenient to use and time saving.

  1. Electric Kettle
  2. Electric sandwich toaster
  3. Coffee maker
  4. Instant Pot
  5. Vegetable chopper

Electric Kettle

Think about electric kettle and images of cups of tea emerge. We have been using this simple kitchen appliance for making our everyday cup of tea. But very few us know that apart from brewing cup of tea, electric kettle has multiple other uses.

Believe me owning an electric kettle can be a smart investment especially for those working from home and cannot spend much time in kitchen. You won’t regret making this handy appliance part of your kitchen.

Hey! While trying out these method make use of correct electric kettle. Do not use electric kettles with heating element or coil inside the kettle for cooking food items as this may stick to the coil/ heating element.

Uses of Electric Kettle :

  • Brew a perfect cup of tea

    With electric kettle you do not need to rush to the kitchen to have a cup of tea every time. Whether you are a Masala chai lover or green tea lover, you can prepare it within minutes with an electric kettle. You can prepare your immunity booster drinks easily and stay fit.

  • Hot soup

    While working you feel like having something other than multiple cups of tea, you can prepare hot mix vegetable soup within minutes. You just have to chop few vegetable and put in electric kettle with water and adjust the temperature.

  • Baby Bottle Water or Bottle Warming

    In the middle of the night when you are in deep sleep but need warm water for your baby, an electric kettle shows an excellent result. Within a second you can get hot water with the help of an electric kettle.

  • Instant Noodles

    An electric kettle may serve the best to the bachelors and hosteller and even people working from home. Take an electric kettle, put the proper amount of water, wait for a minute, now add noodles into that boiled water-your noodles are ready to serve.

  • Instant Oatmeal

    You can make instant oatmeal within 5 minutes with your electric kettle if you are ever late in the morning or if you have a busy morning. Just boil the water and then add some instant oatmeal. That’s enough! Your instant oatmeal is ready.

  • Boil eggs

    For healthy breakfast,boiled egg is a good option. An electric kettle boils eggs in a quick way by reducing cooking time. Boiling in an electric kettle is hassle-free.

  • Boil milk, rice, and potatoes

    You can boil milk and potatoes instantly. Moreover can boil and make rice also with electric kettle.

  • Hot spa treatments

    An electric kettle is not only used for making delicious food, but it is also equally used in beauty treatment. You can equally use it for a spa treatment at home or in the beauty parlor. Make an excellent foot soak or stream face. Always maintain a perfect temperature to avoid any burning from water. Use the hot water for the spa and get better relax all the time.

Electric Sandwich Toaster

Sandwich Toasters are a handy kitchen appliance for busy mornings. A good Sandwich maker helps in grilling, toasting and heating your sandwiches without any manual intervention. All you need to do is prepare the sandwich with your favorite vegetables, spread, cheese and put it in the sandwich toaster. Using sandwich toaster is not only time saving but a good quality one can help you prepare simple, light and fulfilling meal. Owning a good electric sandwich toaster is a great time saver especially during work from home period.

There are many uses of Electric Sandwich Toaster other than making toasts.

Other Uses Of Electric Sandwich Toaster

Sandwich toaster with a non-toxic ceramic coating surface is advisable for good quality toasts and other uses.

You will be surprised to know that your sandwich toaster is not only to make sandwich toasts. Many other easy and simple snacks and breakfast can be prepared using electric sandwich toaster smartly.

  • French toast

    This delicious breakfast can be easily made in a sandwich maker. Don’t forget to grease the sandwich maker with butter properly. Make the egg mixture (with beaten eggs, milk, salt, sugar and cinnamon. dip the bread slices in it, on both sides. While doing that, preheat the sandwich maker. When it’s hot, grease with butter on the toasting surfaces. Use a flat spatula to lift each egg-coated bread slice gently and place it into the open sandwich maker. Close it and cook until ready. It can take about 5 minutes, depending on your machine.

  • Fritters

    Yes Fritters. To make fritters in your sandwich maker, you need to first whip up the mixture, like you usually do. Use the triangular-shaped plates. Grease them before adding the fritter mixture inside. Mind it these fritters don’t use much oil so healthy snack option.

  • Pizza pockets

    Make your own pizza pockets with your sandwich toaster easily at home. It’s a quick, easy and tasty dinner or snack idea. Take pizza dough and roll it into squares of dough about the size of your sandwich maker plate’s size. Bigger if you use the grill, smaller (about a square slice of bread) if you use the triangles. Spread sauce and add shredded mozzarella and veggies of your choice. Place it into the sandwich maker, cover with the second square, close the sandwich maker. Your pizza pockets will be ready in few minutes.

  • Grilled Vegetables

    Grilled sandwich toaster makes very good grilled vegetables. You just have to chop veggies, grease grilled plates and set the temperature. Turn veggies few times and your grilled veggies are ready. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.

Coffee Maker

Many people like to have coffee in the morning. True coffee lovers enjoy coffee any time. This anytime craving for coffee can be met with a good coffee maker that is easy to handle and time saving. Mind it excess of anything is bad. Your coffee maker can serve you in many other ways other than just making a simple cup of coffee.

Uses of Coffee Maker

  • Boiled Eggs

    Place the eggs in the coffee carafe. Add sufficient water and once the eggs are completely submerged, start the timer.

  • Instant Noodles

    If you’re having those sudden hunger pangs and don’t want to cook an elaborate meal, then bring coffee maker to your rescue. You can easily prepare instant noodles in the coffee maker pot. Just add in the noodles, masala and two cups of water. Start the timer and allow it to cook till done.

  • Masala Tea

    All you’ve got to do is to add water, milk, black cardamom, sugar, cinnamon and tea leaves in the pot. Bring it to a boil and strain once it is done.

  • Steamed Vegetables

    Coffee maker can act as quite an effective vegetable steamer. Just chop the vegetables you wish to steam and put them inside the small basket where usually ground coffee is placed. It is perfect for steaming portions of various vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli and more.

    Instant Pot

    Make your life easier with instant pot. It not only speeds up cooking but also uses upto 70% less energy.

    The Instant Pot could feasibly replace several small appliances, which could be cheaper overall and save counter space, too.

    Different one pot recipes can be prepared with this magical kitchen appliance.

    Uses of Instant Pot

  • Steamed vegetables
  • Boiled eggs
  • One pot meals with rice and pulses
  • One pot meal with pasta
  • Mix vegetable soup
  • Roasted potatoes
  • Creamy naturally sweet yoghurt

Vegetable Chopper

Manual vegetable chopper is a very helpful tool to help you during powercuts mainly.

This is not only time saving but also easy to handle and inexpensive.

Apart from chopping vegetables for meals, vegetable chopper can be used to make vegetable salad or mixed fruit salad also within minutes.