12 Essential Cooking Gadgets for Star Wars Fans
Fun fact, Star Wars fans: The easiest room in your house to add some Force-flavored flair is, yes, the kitchen.
Food and Force lovers alike will delight in this variety of Star Wars-themed kitchen gadgets and gear, with something for everyone from Jedi Masters to Padawans.
Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it can be difficult to get jazzed over a couple of pieces of toast right after your drag yourself out of a warm, comfy bed. But what if that toast was crisped to perfection in none other than Darth Vader’s helmet? Yeah, we knew that would do the trick. The toaster also brands the Star Wars logo into one side of your morning carb of choice.
Channel the Force as you make smoothies, soups, whipped cream or anything else that requires the use of a handheld blender. Fashioned after Anakin—and later, Luke—Skywalker’s lightsaber, this blender’s speed is adjustable, making it ideal for almost any kitchen endeavor. Its soft-touch, non-slip handle makes it safe even for use by untrained Padawans.
This is the droid you’re looking for—if you enjoy baking cookies while harboring a desperate need to find Princess Leia. This adorable droid breaks down into four measuring cups, as well as four measuring spoons. Make a cake for the Resistance or a pie for the Emperor. Just nothing for Jar Jar, sorry.
That’s no moon! That’s a popcorn maker! Great for home movie nights, the Death Star Popcorn Maker pops kernels using only hot air, providing the perfect canvas for any sweet or savory toppings you may desire. The top half doubles as a bowl for Sith snackers lacking in serving dishes … or anyone who just wants an awesome popcorn bowl that looks like the Death Star.
Sometimes even the most prolific chef needs a break from the kitchen, and orders a pizza. When that’s the case, you can rely on BB-8. The droid is able to cut across that bubbling cheese and sauce just as easily as he cuts across the hot sands of Jakku. Even better, this faithful cutter makes BB-8 sounds as it slices up dinner.
The Death Star truly is the ultimate weapon. Able to blow up entire planets (sorry Alderaan!) and pull in ships with its tractor beam, it also has a lesser-known evil imperative—helping chefs serve up killer dishes. No need for batteries: This spring-wound kitchen essential helps cooks stay on schedule and prepare every course to perfection.
Sith Lords know a thing or two about burns, and now this one’s taking steps to avoid them. The Darth Vader Oven Mitt is made from silicone and can withstand temperatures up to 445 degrees Fahrenheit. An anti-slip grip reduces the chances of accidentally dropping whatever meal you just slaved over. The glove is embossed with the Empire’s insignia, so everyone knows where your loyalties lie.
The Force is strong with these utensils. Featuring lightsaber sound effects and fashioned after Darth Vader’s classic red weapon, you will be able to grill some mean barbecue without compromising on their tool of choice. The heatproof plastic handle ensures users don’t get burned, which can be an occupational hazard.
Show your support for the Rebel Alliance by hiding one of their top starfighters in plain sight—right on your kitchen counter. The X-Wing Knife Block includes five high-quality knives: a cook’s knife, bread knife, carving knife, utility knife and paring knife. This set is ideal for multi-taskers who want to rail against the Empire while chopping veggies or filleting fish.
BB-8 has not only the map to Luke Skywalker, but also the key to making a mean waffle. This BB-8 Waffle Maker’s cooking plates duplicate the BB-8 design on both sides, so no matter which way you waffle, the end result is always right side up. Perfect for chefs preparing for a long journey to find a Jedi in hiding.
Patience you must have, Padawan, when baking delicious gingerbread Jedis, Sith, and Wookiees! Upgrade your entry in this this year’s cookie swap with this set of six Star Wars cookie cutters, which give you the the ability make treats in the shape of Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Chewbacca, Yoda, C-3PO or a Stormtrooper.
When you need to prep for a party in a hurry, look no further than this Millennium Falcon Cutting Board. Legend has it that it made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, so it can certainly ensure your cheese board will be prepped to perfection. And, when you’re short on serving dishes, this bucket of bolts allows for a beautiful presentation.