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7 Meal-Prep Gadgets That Make Batch Cooking Way Easier

Eggs Made Easy

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Keep your fridge stocked with hard-boiled eggs for an instant protein-packed meal or snack. The Dash Rapid Egg Cooker cooks a batch perfectly in 12 minutes or less. (Use it for this pink deviled eggs recipe.)

($20, bedbathandbeyond.com)

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The Ultimate Multitasker

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With its many settings—including steam, slow cook, and stew—the Instant Pot Ultra 10-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker fast-tracks recipes. And since it can sauté and then simmer, cleanup is quicker too. (These nine healthy recipes will make you want an Instant Pot if you don't already.)

($150, amazon.com)

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Chop and Drop

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The Neoflam Bamboo Cutting Board has a slide-out tray for peels or to separate ingredients.

($29, amazon.com)

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Perfect Cut

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Whether you're making a salad, a stir-fry, or sautéed veggies, the nylon blade of the Prepara Salad Chopper lets you cut ingredients in the bowl or pan.

($7; prepara.com)

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Pasta Presto

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No more boiling water. Just place noodles and water in the Lékué Silicone Pasta Cooker, pop it in the microwave for eight minutes, and drain through the holes in the lid.

($25, bedbathandbeyond.com)

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Superspeedy Defroster

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Lay frozen meat, chicken, or fish on the ThawThat! thawing board, and it'll be ready to cook in the time it takes to prep a side. Salmon defrosts in about 10 minutes! (BTW, here's how and when to use the freezer for meal prep.)

($60, us.thatinventions.com)

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Superior Smoothies

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Using Bluetooth technology, the NutriBullet Balance blender connects to an app that totals the fruit, milk, or veggies you've added—and tallies up the nutritionals in real time. (Next up: 8 Kitchen Tools That Will Elevate Your Cooking Skills)

($180, nutribulletbalance.com)

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