9 kitchen gadgets you didn't know you needed

Chop onions without crying, make butter spreadable and cut the perfect slice of pizza with these (and more!) ingenious tools.

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The vegetable peeler by Karoto. The vegetable peeler by Karoto. (Photo: Amazon)

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Cutest carrot peeler ever

After seeing this photo, please do not go into your child’s desk drawer and stick a carrot into his pencil sharpener. They may look similar, but the Karoto vegetable sharpener and peeler is designed specifically for carrots, zucchini, cucumbers and other similarly shaped foods to not only decorate and add flair to your salads and dishes, but to peel the skin in much less time than traditional peelers. This gadget may inspire you to each more vegetables, especially if time is the determining factor in what you eat – the Israeli-based design studio behind the Karoto says you can peel any root vegetable in 30 seconds. Aside from the time savings, its designers say it’s safer than conventional peelers and knives. Just be sure to keep it away from your kids’ school supplies. This is available from Amazon and other stores.

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