Our 12 Favorite Silicone Kitchen Tools Available on Amazon
These great finds are all dishwasher safe and affordable.
Every kitchen tool material has its pros and cons, but the synthetic polymer known as silicone often takes the cake (so to speak). What makes it so great for cooking? Silicone is non-toxic and heat-resistant. It’s flexible, durable and dishwasher safe. It’s usually fairly affordable. Silicone kitchen utensils won’t scratch your pots and pans and aren’t easily stained by food. We’ve gathered several essential silicone cooking utensils that deserve to be in your kitchen. Read on for some of the full list and some of our favorite recipes to make with them.
This silicone spatula set is ideal for the precise, catch-all movement needed for making the perfect scrambled eggs or cake batter. Its thin, flexible edges help leave nothing behind and eliminate clumps and unevenness.
DI ORO 3-Piece Silicone Spatula Set, $30 at amazon.com
DI ORO Chef Series 3-Piece Silicone Turner Spatula Set, $30 at amazon.com
Skip the cooking spray or parchment paper in favor of a heat resistant silicone baking mat. Place it right on the cookie sheet for a clean, non-stick surface. These mats are so easy you’ll find yourself regularly baking chocolate pretzel crinkle cookies.
AmazonBasics Silicone Baking Mat, $9 at amazon.com
Ice Cube Trays
OMorc Ice Cube Trays 4 Pack, $12 at amazon.com
Keliwa 12-Cup Silicone Muffin Baking Pan, $10 at amazon.com
TEEVEA 3-Pack Very Sturdy Kitchen Whisk, $11 at amazon.com
OXO Good Grips Silicone Basting & Pastry Brush, $10 at amazon.com
Silicone Bread and Loaf Pan Set of 2, $15 at amazon.com
Food Storage Bags
Reusable food storage bags are super sustainable. These silicone ones don’t leak and can be used in the dishwasher, microwave, oven and freezer. They’re especially useful for keeping make-ahead recipes fresh, from parker house rolls to potato gnocchi.
Homelux Theory Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bags, $23 at amazon.com
StarPack Basics Silicone Mixing Spoon, $9 at amazon.com
OXO Good Grips Silicone Steamer, $15 at amazon.com
Use these silicone tongs for frying, grilling and tossing salads like this peppery greens salad with avocado, chicken and tortilla croutons.
The Original POPCO Tongs, $14 at amazon.com