Hosting the perfect Thanksgiving with all your friends and family may seem like a daunting task. But with smart gadgets, the stress will be taken away, creating a smooth, fast, and fun day for everyone, including you!
Some of the best gadgets available to help you create a seamless day include all-in-one cookers and food processors, smart meat probes to ensure the safety and perfect cooking of your meat, chopping boards, and more.
But, it’s not all about the cooking. There are interactive music players and drinks machines to help you create a fun atmosphere, and even something to help you clean up all the mess.
Here are the best gadgets to help you host the perfect Thanksgiving dinner.
The Chef iQ comes with a great app that connects to your cooker. The ChefiQ app can use either Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and has an amazing 600+ cooking recipes, making it easy and simple to cook like a professional every day, from the comfort of your home. You’re also able to monitor your food via the app for precise cooking adjustable to your taste.
The app also includes guided cooking, providing step-by-step videos and instructions which connect to your cooker meaning there is no need to enter time or temperature settings. The app will automatically set them for you, based on the recipe you’re following.
What could be an easier way of cooking on a busy Thanksgiving morning?
- Built-in scale
- Wireless updates
- Guided cooking from App
- Cooking presets
- Brands: CHEF iQ
- Colors: Black
- Material: Aluminum, ABS, PP plastic
- Weights: 10.4lbs
- Dimensions: 13 x 13 x 13 inches
- Auto pressure release
- Step by step video instructions on the app
- One touch cooking
- Full color LED display
CHEF iQ Smart Pressure Cooker
The Multo offers more than 15 functions and can do pretty much any cooking process; slow cooking, steaming, sauté, boiling, sous vide, and a rice cooker. It’s also got multiple handy appliances built in such as a weighing scale, grater, grinder, kneader, and more! There is even a facility to keep the food warm.
With all of these features; 10+ appliances in one, you’re able to ditch old appliances and de-clutter your countertop. The Multo can even self-clean with its two cleaning modes. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s also dishwasher safe, ensuring a quick, easy cleanup.
The Multo comes with its very own smart tablet, where you can browse hundreds of recipes and check the status of each step of your recipe. It’s a great device for professionals and novices and makes for a worthy investment for thanksgiving and other busy food prep occasions.
- 100+ smart recipes included
- 10+ appliances in one device
- Remote control kitchen
- Comes with its own tablet
- Brands: CookingPal
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi
- Colors: White, Silver, Black
- Material: Stainless Steel
- Weights: 22lbs
- Dimensions: 17.3 x 16.5 x 19.3 inches
- Dishwasher safe
- New recipes on the app each week
- Perfect for beginners or professionals
- Some recipes are poorly written
- Able to turn the machine on without the lid being fully closed
Multo By CookingPal, Smart Compact Countertop Multi-Functional Food Processor
The Echo 4th Generation is a must-have this Thanksgiving; easily set timers and alarms using Alexa voice control, making sure you never miss when your food is ready.
Start your routines with motion, and impress friends by turning on the lights or smart appliances just by walking into the room. Fill your home with sound with multi-room music, syncing across Echo devices in different rooms using voice control.
You can easily stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and more! The HD sound will leave your guests impressed and create a fun atmosphere all over your home.
- Premium HD sound
- Set alarms, times, and sounds
- Voice control your music
- Brands: Amazon
- Displays: None
- Dimensions: 5.7 x 5.7 x 5.2 inches
- Weights: 34.2oz
- Alarm Clock: Yes
- Integrations: Amazon Alexa
- Woofer Size: 3-inch
- Audios: Dolby audio
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi
- Connects with other speakers
- Syncs music across rooms with other Echo devices
- Smart home hub
- Speakers don’t offer 360-degree sound
The 4T7 meal prep system is a handy kitchen appliance. At first look, it might look like an ordinary chopping board, but this isn’t just your average chopping board. It comes with a built-in digital scale and timer made from tempered glass which is waterproof and easy to clean with a simple wipe. The scale connects to an included smart app that includes recipes and the nutritional information of the food that you have weighed.
A great feature of this multi-meal prep system is it can defrost six times faster than leaving frozen food out. The defrosting tray is made from special thermal material which helps speed up the thawing process, and the trenched groove that circles the board is designed to catch and remove excess fluids for easy and hygienic cleanup.
Overall this meal prep system is sure to help you out on Thanksgiving, making the preparation of your foods much easier and quicker!
- Two cutting boards
- Fast defrost
- waterproof design
- Brands: 4T7
- Weights: 6.2lbs
- Dimensions: 17.7 x 11 x 1.4 inches
- Fold out stand
- Sustainable materials
- Magnetic knife holder
4T7 Smart Meal Prep System
The MEATER Block is an intelligent way to monitor the temperature of your food remotely and receive alerts on your smartphone or tablet. You’ll be able to tell when your food is ready up to 165 feet away thanks to the extended Bluetooth range.
The MEATER Block comes with four different probes which are all numbered. The probes can monitor the internal meat temperature of up to 212 degrees Fahrenheit and the external temperature of up to 527 degrees Fahrenheit.
The guided cook system in the app works by walking you through the cooking process in steps, guaranteeing perfect and consistent results. The app also includes features such as setting up custom alerts and notifications based on temperature and time.
With this meat probe, you’ll be able to probe multiple foods at the same time and receive results on each individual one. This ensures you have the best possible results for you and your guests.
- Bluetooth range up to 165 feet
- Dual temperature sensors across 4 probes
- Guided cooking system
- Brands: MEATER
- Type: Meat Thermometer
- Batteries: 4x AA
- Batteries Required: Yes
- Connectivity: Bluetooth
- Estimates how long it will take to cook your food
- Receive alerts
- Dishwasher safe
The Snoworld Ice Maker Machine Countertop is an app-controlled ice maker. This means you can remotely control the ice maker from your smart device, allowing you to make ice from anywhere, initiate cleaning, or schedule the ice maker for a set time.
Using the easy-to-read LED panel, you can easily see when you need to add more water as the panel will flash and display when the ice bucket is empty or full.
The Snoworld is a fast-working ice maker which can produce nine bullet-shaped ice cubes in up to 10 minutes. You can choose and control whether you would like the machine to produce small or large ice cubes.
Impress your friends and create delicious beverages for yourself and others with this fun ice maker!
- Two sizes of ice cube
- app control
- Brands: Snoworld
- Colors: Black
- Weights: 18.71lbs
- Dimensions: 11.6 x 8.9 x 12.6 inches
- No hardwiring required
- Simple LED panels
- No physical buttons (touchscreen only)
Snoworld Ice Maker Machine
The Coredy R750 is the perfect smart gadget for the end of a busy thanksgiving dinner. It’s the ultimate clean-up friend. With both hoovering and mopping features, your house will be left sparkling with no effort involved.
You will be able to control the vacuum using voice and app control; Coredy works together with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant so you can start and stop cleaning using voice commands. Using the app, you can monitor real-time cleaning status and customize cleaning modes, as well as schedule cleaning for later in the day.
And, no matter if you have a mix of hard floors and carpet in your house, the Coredy R750 can automatically detect the difference, and adjust its suction power accordingly.
- Voice and app control
- Customizable cleaning modes
- 2,200Pa suction power
- Brands: Coredy
- Surface Recommendations: Floor, Carpet
- Controller Type: Voice, App, Remote
- Battery Type: Lithium-ion
- Runtimes: 150 minutes (low power), 90 minutes (high power)
- Fool Pads: Yes
- Cordless and hands-free
- Works with Alexa and Google Assistant
- Changes suction power based on surface
- Mopping is only average
- No floor mapping
Q: When Is Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving is held on the fourth Thursday in November. The actual date of Thanksgiving, therefore, changes every year.
Q: What Is Thanksgiving and Why Is It Celebrated?
Thanksgiving was first celebrated by the Pilgrims in October 1621. It’s an annual celebration of the harvest where friends and family come together to celebrate and give thanks.
Q: Why Would You Use Gadgets on Thanksgiving?
Gadgets can help in a number of ways to host the perfect Thanksgiving dinner.
For example, smart cookers can help to monitor food while it’s cooking, whereas ice makers can ensure your guest’s drinks are kept cool (even if you’re busy).