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Connected Cooking: Essentials for Smart Kitchen


If you love cooking, you will be delighted to find a wide array of smart kitchen devices and appliances in the smart home market today. These gadgets bring technology into the kitchen to make cooking easier and more efficient. If you want to simplify the way you prepare your own meals at home, it is important to invest in these smart cooking gadgets. Take a look at these options.

Crock Pot Smart Slow Cooker

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This smart cooker from WeMo is your perfect companion for perfect cooking every single time. This device adjusts the cooking settings automatically to ensure that your dish will turn out great. It will adjust the temperature, cooking time, and even turn off the cooker once the dish is done. You can also control it from your smartphone so you can take care of other things while you cook. It can save you time so you won’t have to slave in the kitchen for hours!

Weber Kitchen Thermometer

This kitchen thermometer uses Bluetooth connectivity and is a great addition to make your food preparation area a smart kitchen. You can set this thermometer so that you will be alerted when your dish reaches the ideal temperature. It can look after your dish on your behalf, which eliminates the need to keep a constant eye on things. You can even monitor the temperature of two different dishes at the same time!

Smarter Coffee 2.0

Good coffee is a must in every kitchen. With the Smarter Coffee 2.0 device, you will get the perfect brew every single time. This smart coffee machine can hold up to 12 cups of coffee. You can set it according to your desired brew strength. You can even set the device so it will start on its own, providing you with coffee ready to be enjoyed when you wake up or come home from work.

Anova Precision Cooker

Sous vide is a method of cooking that is achieved by getting the temperature right. If you adhere to this cooking technique, the Anova Precision Cooker is your best friend in the kitchen.

All you have to do is put meat into a sealed bag. Drop it into the cooker that is filled with water. The device will do the rest of the cooking for you. It can be connected to your smartphone via Wi-Fi. You’ll then be notified when the meat is cooked to perfection!

June Intelligent Oven

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This smart oven uses its built-in camera to detect the type of dish you are cooking and suggest ways to cook it better. The oven will automatically set the temperature and time for cooking as well. All you have to do is to confirm if the device was able to detect the right type of dish. When you confirm, the smart oven does the rest of the work. There is also a camera that you can check from your smartphone to see if the food is baking as it should be.

LG’s SmartThinQ Fridge

The ThinQ smart fridge from LG was unveiled at the CES 2018 show. This smart fridge will definitely transform the way you cook in the kitchen.

It will provide you with vital information such as any items you need to add on your shopping list. You will know exactly what is inside the fridge without the need to open it. You can even provide notes on the fridge’s screen for your family members to check.

In addition to viewing the contents of your refrigerator from the screen, you can also do that on any smartphone you have it connected to. This is a pricey investment for your smart kitchen but it will be a worthy purchase!

Click and Grow Smart Garden 3

Cooking with fresh herbs can take your dishes to the next level. But how often do you find your herbs limp by the time you wanted to use them? You no longer have to worry about that with the Click and Grow Smart Garden 3. This is a smart herb planter that serves as a water tank. In addition, there is an LED lamp that facilities growth. You can then have access to fresh herbs anytime!

Nest Protect

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Nest Protect is a smart fire alarm device that can be added to your kitchen for safety purposes. First and foremost, it looks more aesthetically pleasing on your ceiling as compared to other traditional smoke detectors. A voice command will say “Everything is OK” when there is no threat.

At the same time, you can use this device in other parts of the house such as the hallway. It will provide the area with accent or dim lighting. You can find two versions of the Nest Protect: one that is battery-powered and the other that can be connected to the main electric supply.


This is one of the most interesting devices you can add to your smart kitchen. It needs to be attached to your garbage can. What it does is to read the barcode of those items you have used up in the kitchen. It is connected to a smartphone app, which will provide you with an instant grocery list that you can refer to in the future. This is an efficient way to build a shopping list so you can determine exactly what to buy for your kitchen.

Which of these smart gadgets will you be adding to your kitchen?

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