04/22/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Apr 23, 2014

'Star Wars' Cooking Gadgets That Feed Our Inner Nerd


"Star Wars: Episode VII" doesn't come out until next year, but we're already getting excited about it. While the latest "Star Wars" movies can't even be compared to the original ones, obviously, we're still holding out hope for Episode VII.

The original "Star Wars" movies will always hold a special place in our hearts, which is why Star Wars cooking gadgets, no matter how campy, will always hold a special place in our kitchens. We're talking everything from Star Wars-themed measuring cups to lightsaber BBQ tongs. These cooking gadgets make us happy and nostalgic, they make us laugh and they feed our inner nerd. In sum, they take us to a galaxy far, far away.

Here are 11 of our favorite Star Wars cooking gadgets.

  • 1 R2-D2 Measuring Cup Set
    These R2-D2 measuring cups from ThinkGeek.com would make baking cookies so much more fun. When baking, just remember: "Don't give in to hate. That leads to the Dark Side."
  • 2 Death Star Cupcakes
    Facebook/Stuffed Cakes
    They may not be the kitchen ware you were looking for, but these cupcakes from Stuffed Cakes definitely make our list of favorite Star Wars-themed foodie finds. "That's no moon." That's a cupcake.
  • 3 Lightsaber Chopsticks
    Using chopsticks can be hard if you're not used to them. "Stay on target" with these awesome Lightsaber Chopsticks from Tokyo Japan Inc.
  • 4 Darth Vader Toaster
    This toaster from Big Bad Toy Store will turn one side of your toast dark. That's right. The dark side.
  • 5 R2-D2 Lunch Kit
    This Thermos Novelty Lunch Kit is awesome. Why wouldn't you want to pack your lunch in this? Not hungry yet? "You will be."
  • 6 Star Wars Lightsaber BBQ Tongs
    These Star Wars Lightsaber BBQ Tongs from TheFowndry.com, will instantly upgrade your barbecue game. With these tongs, it's "Do or do not. There is no try."
  • 7 Star Wars™ Heroes & Villains Cookie Cutters
    Next time you make cookies, make them with these Star Wars™ Heroes & Villains Cookie Cutters from Williams-Sonoma. "The force is strong" with these ones.
  • 8 Star Wars Apron
    With this Star Wars Apron from ICUP Inc. on Amazon, you can look like Darth Vader while you're using your cooking cutters, and "the circle is now complete."
  • 9 Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener
    What do you mean you don't want this Millennium Falcon Bottle Opener? "It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs!"
  • 10 Star Wars Boba Fett 4-Inch Bottle Opener
    Diamond Select Toys
    Then you surely want this Boba Fett bottle opener from Diamond Select Toys. “Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where?” Right here.
  • 11 Admiral Ackbar Drink Sleeve
    "It's a trap!" No, it's a frap. These Admiral Ackbar Drink Sleeve from Flickr member Overweight Glob of Grease are our all-time favorite Star Wars kitchen gadget.

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