5 Essential Kitchen Appliances for Millennials

Millennials have slowly become the target audience of all consumer brands.

Young, with disposable income and unquenchable desire to possess what’s stylish, trending, eco-friendly, and on the bleeding-edge of technology, this generational cohort has immensely contributed to what we consider the “contemporary kitchen.”

Even though millennials are somewhat an outdoor generation that prefers dining in restaurants, some of us still know our ways around the kitchen.

Still, most millennials prefer to skip a sit-down meal for something quicker—like grabbing a bite while they walk to work. And it’s understandable, considering the hectic schedules most of us have to contend with. That said, here are the 5 kitchen appliances that millennials may look to purchase for their homes according to specialists at Tavola.

1. Programmable Instant Pot

Minimalist, versatile, and technologically enhanced, the instant pot is a must-have kitchen appliance for millennials who care about home décor.

This appliance is a combination of a pressure cooker, crackpot, rice cooker, slow cooker, and warmer. You can easily prepare delicious soups, make cakes, cook rice, or even throw a bunch of powerful ingredients in the cooking chamber to prepare ramen or barbacoa beef.

Plus it keeps food warm after cooking. But the one thing that makes the instant cooker stand out is that you don’t have to constantly adjust the pressure, as it comes with a microprocessor that monitors the pressure.

2. Energy-Saving Refrigerator

Thanks to recent improvements in compressors and insulation, modern refrigerators use less energy than the earlier models.

With an ENERGY STAR® certified refrigerator, you can save more on energy bills without sacrificing the features you want. The Midea 3.1 Cu refrigerator epitomizes this technology with state-of-the-art features perfect for millennials.

Thanks to its adjustable legs and reversible door, you can easily fit this fridge in any kitchen layout. It’s compact nature and mechanical temperature controls make it easy to use and repair. Speaking of repair, here’s how to find a local refrigerator repair technician near you.

3. Waffle Maker

A mini waffle maker is a must-have for the waffle lover millennials who love to grab a bite while they walk to work.

The best waffle makers, like the ones from Dash, are capable of baking mouthwatering waffles, biscuit pizzas, paninis, hash browns, and other on the go breakfast. Compact and lightweight, a mini waffle maker is ideal for those who live in small apartments.

Plus at only 1lb, a mini waffle maker is light enough to bring along on any outdoor activities—which fits millennials’ outdoor profiles perfectly.

4. Rapid Egg Cooker

For egg lovers, a rapid egg cooker is a gift from heaven. You would be forgiven for thinking that this cute little kitchen appliance only cooks eggs.

The truth is, it can do more than what it’s advertised for. Whether you want your eggs scrambled or poached, it can do it all. Plus it can get your omelet ready if that’s what you like. And the best part; all this is done in less than ten minutes.

5. Avocado Slicer

That’s right! The avocado slicer is on the list.

Millennials’ love for avocados has baffled many. A recent BBC article even pointed out how this generation cohort has sent the demand for avocados skyrocketing.

That said, having an avocado slicer in your kitchen will do millennials justice. This 3-in-1 kitchen appliance basically cuts it for you. The slicer cuts through the avocado’s skin with ease while the pitter removes the pit by a simple twist motion.

Have you used any of these kitchen appliances for millennials? Share your experiences in the comments section below.

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Written by Britt Hysen

Britt Hysen is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of MiLLENNiAL. In response to the branded ad campaigns absorbed by the media platform, Britt launched Kreativ Ctrl, a full-service marketing agency specializing in experiential programming and strategic partnerships.

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