Top 5 Versatile Kitchen Tools You Need for Spring

Each of these five kitchen tools has more than one use. As you're cleaning out your refrigerator and cleaning up for spring, you want to make sure that ever tool earns its place in the kitchen. Feeling the need to invest in some small kitchen tools as well? Check out our Top 5 Small Kitchen Tools. Juicer - Breville BJE200XL 700-Watt Compact Juice Fountain

Juice Bars are very popular right now, but it can get expensive buying from a cafe every day. With a home juicer, you can make a healthy, quick, and delicious breakfast to keep you full of vitamins the whole day long. Try a combination of kale, apple, carrot, ginger, and banana for a colorful boost.

But a juicer doesn't just give you morning energy in a smoothie, it can provide the the base for a cocktail, or juice for a vinaigrette. Try a carrot-ginger salad dressing to complement the abundance of produce in season at your farmers' market.

Tongs - Weber Style 6441 Professional-Grade Chef's Tongs

Home cooks often grab for tongs for pasta or to flip a steak, but they have so many uses. Tongs are great for reaching deep into an oven, or for grabbing food out of a deep-fryer. Spring brings so many delicious ingredients, what better way to celebrate them than by making a fritti misti platter? Choose delicious produce, coat in a light batter, and deep fry for a mouthwatering hors d'oeuvres.

Cast-Iron Skillet - Lodge Logic L8SK3 10-1/4-Inch Pre-Seasoned Skillet

Not only is a cast-iron skillet inexpensive, it gives your meats a fantastic sear and can even hold a lasagna. And once you season your skillet it will last you for years. A well-seasoned skillet goes beyond just savory, bake a batch of skillet cornbread or a cake for a well-browned crust.

Fish Spatula - MIU Slotted Stainless Steel Flexible Turner

Spring is a great season for fishing, and of course, this aptly named spatula is great for searing fish. But it's an incredibly versatile tool, that is as great for dishing up lasagna, serving cake, or stir frying vegetables.

Slow Cooker - Hamilton Beach 33967 Set 'n Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker

Just because the weather is warming up, doesn't mean it's time to put away the slow cooker. This kitchen tool is a year-round time-saver. You can add all the ingredients to the slow cooker, set the timer and come home from work to a delicious, home-cooked meal. You can even make bread in a slow cooker!