5 cheap kitchen convertibles
1. Joseph Joseph Twist
Rotate the handle to convert from flat to balloon whisk. Suitable for nonstick cookware. $10 at JCPenney.com.
2. Tovolo Clean Flip BBQ Tray
Never put cooked meat on the same platter that held it raw, except here. Tray has a flip-over, sturdy melamine insert plate. $25 at Fante's, Kitchen Kapers.
3. Charles Viancin Sunflower Silicone Lid
Eco-friendly food covers, in several sizes and colorful designs, seal tightly on smooth-rim stainless steel, glass, plastic and ceramic containers. 9-inch Sunflower lid, $12 at Amazon.com.
4. Nibble Cake Pan
Unique, 8-inch, nonstick cake pan ($19.99, thinkgeek.com) boasts a small, silicone tasting cup on the side to fill with batter and bake for just-out-of-the-oven sampling.
5. Ventu Strain & Serve Bowl
Handsome oval strainer rinses "family sized" portions. Then press on a wooden attachment to seal it up, pour in gravy and bring to the table. One less bowl to wash! $54.99 at Quirky.com.