Sunbeam Ultra Deep Fryer
Cost: $199.00 Where to get it: Shop around Why it's a good choice: OK, it's rampantly unhealthy to deep fry food. But it tastes so good. And at least this way your odds of setting fire to your kitchen or burning yourself are minimised.
Philips AVENT Combined Steamer and Blender
Breville Red Kitchen Scale
Cost: $64.88 Where to get it: Big W Why it's a good choice: Accurate measurement helps many recipes. This scale weighs to the gram, includes a built-in timer and even tells you how unpleasantly warm your kitchen is. Also, it is red.
Australian Women's Weekly Classic Recipes for iPad
Cost: $9.99 Where to get it: http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/the-australian-womens-weekly/id393065903?mt=8 Why it's a good choice: An iPad recipe book means no more gravy stains on your favourite cookbook. (Which is not to say we advise pouring gravy over your iPad.)
Rubiks Salt & Pepper Mills
Cost: $24.95 each Where to get it: dstore Why it's a good choice: Because it's easier to dispense salt and pepper from a Rubik's cube than to solve it. And also tastier.
Bevara Sealing Clips
Cost: $4.99 Where to get it: IKEA Why it's a good choice: Not only handy for sealing up food bags in the fridge to keep them fresh, but also useful for holding up odd Christmas decorations. Give them to a rural relative who lacks the joy of IKEA access.