Your new kitchen helpers

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Dreamfarm Chopula 

Australian brand Dreamfarm strives to solve problems in the kitchen. And while they haven’t found someone to do the cleanup, their latest spatula will speed up your cooking time. The Chopula is flexible enough to slide under and flip your pancakes and eggs, yet rigid on one side so you can chop foods directly as they’re cooking in the pan. Even better, the utensil is designed with a bend in the handle, allowing it to sit up on the countertop sans spoon rest. $15.95, www.Dream farm.com

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Trudeau Over-the-Sink Cutting Board

Perfect for us city dwellers with challenged kitchens, Trudeau’s new cutting board sits over the sink to maximize work space and has a built in bowl to hold one ingredient while we get to the next. But a heads up —  it’s a little rickety when used on a counter. $26.99, www.shoptrudeau.com

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Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day: Radish

Radishes are taking over the farmers’ markets right now (we’re especially smitten by the pretty pink watermelon variety).  But you don’t have to love eating the slightly bitter veggie to bring it into your home. Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day recently released the scent, radish, to its line of eco-friendly cleaning products. The cheery red packaging will help ease the pain of the pile of dishes waiting for you. $3.99-$7, www.mrsmeyers.com

 



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