If you’re a TikTok fan, you’ve probably taken the social media app’s dance moves — not to mention the appetite. As you know, the fun of watching cooking videos on TikTok is not just witnessing the creation of delicious dishes, but understanding how you can create them at home. Do you have a steaming toaster? A pair of scissors that cut the pizza? Salad tongs that toss and chop? If the answers are no, then you’re at least a few kitchen gadgets away from cooking meals like your favorite TikTok stars. Lucky for you, the shopping experts on our partner site CBS Essentials have concocted something to help you!
Below is CBS Essentials’ guide to the best TikTok kitchen gadgets you can buy on Amazon today. Each item featured has an average user review rating on the site of four and a half stars or more. Read on to get the scoop – and to cook!
Balmuda The Toaster Steam Oven
Few people have put up Kitchen-Tok — it’s TikTok shorthand for TikTok cooking — posts quite like Emily Mariko’s. The Bay Area influencer’s cooking videos have been go viral since 2021. Mariko is also up to date with the latest trends in kitchen gadgets. Her followers noticed when she added a Balmuda toaster to her food prep rotation this year.
The 4.5 star rated kitchen gadget uses steam technology to toast bread. The steaming method is intended to toast your bread perfectly, without sacrificing the internal moisture and flavor of the bread. It offers four bread modes, including sandwich, artisan, pizza, and pastry. The device can also be used as a mini oven that reaches up to 450 degrees.
Long-time Mariko followers may recall that the salmon and rice lover previously used the Breville mini smart oven to heat up baked goods every weekend. The kitchen gadget, rated 4.6 stars by Amazon reviewers, is currently on sale.
More viral TikTok kitchen gadgets
Dream Farm “Scizza”
Have you ever heard of pizza scissors? In the words of TikToker [babiesofsteele], “who needs a pizza cutter when you can just cut it?” The TikToker blew commenters away with the genius “shear” idea.
Reply to @rikent4 PIZZA SCISSORS FOREVER #foodtok
Amazon has a wide selection of pizza scissors. But don’t confuse them with common kitchen scissors. Pizza scissors often include some sort of serving component.
This pair of stainless steel scissors designed for cutting pizza is called the “Scizza”. Rated 4.7 stars, it features a unique spatula comb that acts as a pizza server. Its blades separate for easy sharpening and the Scizza set is dishwasher safe.
Original Zulay milk frother
Remember the Dalgona Coffee Trend 2020? It may have been the case for sourdough starters and the viral banana bread, but the milk frother used to make it is still a popular buy on Amazon – coffee lovers can’t get enough of it.
The portable foam maker is battery operated. It can whip milk, coffee, tea, matcha, hot chocolate and more. The original Zulay milk frother is available in a wide variety of colors. It is also currently on sale.
Trudeau toss and chop salad tongs
TikToker @Paigeejenna calls these salad tongs toss and chop a “game changer”. His supporters agree. One TikTok user even said the salad chopper changed his life.
@paigeejenna these are… a game changer (linked in my bio under food) #salad #step by step #for you #saladrecipe #healthy #healthyrecipe #kitchen tool #cooking tips ♬ Say It (Instrumental Version) [Originally Performed by Doja Cat] – Elliot Van Coup
Trudeau salad tongs for tossing and chopping feature stainless steel blades with micro-serrated edges. The Salad Chopper’s unique pincer shape helps lift and chop greens and vegetables. This revolutionary 4.6-star rated kitchen gadget is currently on sale on Amazon.
Simple and modern classic insulated tumbler
This insulated tumbler isn’t exactly a gimmick, but the kitchenware is popular nationwide, thanks to famous TikTok influencer @Tinx.
Tinx (real name Christina Najjar) said she has several versions of this tumbler, delighted that the Simple Modern product keeps your drink “at the same temperature for 24 hours”.
This stylish water bottle is double walled and vacuum insulated. It comes with a straw lid for cold drinks and a flip lid you can use for hot drinks. The tumbler is available in a variety of colors and designs and can be ordered up to a 32 ounce size.
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