08/21/2012 09:45 am ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Tools Everyone Needs

Whether you're an expert chef or a humble home cook, all of us want to save time in the kitchen. It means more time spent eating at the table with our family and friends. But it doesn't always have to be about adhering to 30-minute meals or cooking like a maniac. Sometimes the appliances, tools or gadgets we use can make all the difference. Instead of struggling with a knife to slice your onions, use a mandoline. Or instead of waiting for your green veggies to air dry, use a salad spinner. These are just a couple examples of the tools that can help shave off precious minutes from your cooking schedule. See all of them in the slideshow below!

Time-Saving Kitchen Tools