Last Updated on January 17, 2020 by Tanmay Sarkar
RV kitchen accessories are important as they don’t take too much space and yet they provide so much cooking and dining ease.
In a small RV, space is an extremely important thing, especially in the kitchen area where there is an oven, fridge, and cooktop. You have very little space left.
So, what to do?
Cook and dine smart! Yes, you can save more space and in a convenient way if you have the right kitchen accessories for the job.
All of these take less space, would do its job and are built for multi-purpose use.
Let’s cook smart!
But, before that, there is an important message.
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1. Collapsible Strainer
This is the first kitchen essential in my list. Made from environmentally friendly plastic and rubber, with no smell or toxic elements. It will make cooking very easy as it has non-slip handles.
The strainer has a large capacity of handling 6 quarts of food such as pasta, veggies, and berries. It is a multi-use thing as you can use it over the sink or freestanding on a counter or table.
Storing it is no problem as it can collapse from 4.72 inches to 1.6 inches high only by one push. It can be easily stored in a kitchen drawer, cabinet or drying tray without taking much space.
One thing you must remember is that you must not use it with a temperature exceeding 302 Fahrenheit. This thing is also very easy to clean.
2. Stackable Mixing Bowls and Measuring Cups
Another space-saving thing you will like. As everything in the set can be stored inside the large bowl. You can stack each bowl, measuring cups and spoons together. It comes in vibrant colors for a great look, it also makes it easy to identify the right bowl.
The large bowl has a capacity of 16.5 cups or 4 quarts and the small mixing bowl has a capacity of 2.4 cups or 0.5 quarts. There is also a colander and strainer in the set.
So what you get in the set:
- 2 mixer bowl
- 1colander with a handle
- 1 mesh strainer sifter
- 4 measuring cups
- 5 measuring spoons
All these things are made up of BPA free plastic which is durable and non-toxic. You can clean the set in a dishwasher.
3. Collapsible Measuring Cups
You can measure all liquids and solids with four cups and spoons. It can measure 1 cup/250ml, ½ cup/125 ml, 1/3 cup/80 ml, ¼ cup/60 ml with the cups and by spoons you can accurately measure 1 tbsp/15ml, 1tsp/5ml, ½ tsp/2.5ml, and ¼ tsp/1.25ml.
It is made from BPA-free food-grade silicone making it non-toxic, durable, high heat resistant and safe. All you have to do is to unfold, measure, pour and clean. It is made up of non-porous silicone that washes great with soap and even hot water.
It is a colorful, comfortable and lightweight space saver.
4. Electric Can Opener
It is an automatic electric can opener that is designed with a high-quality ABS material and stainless steel cutting knives. It is easy to clean, corrosion-resistant, non-toxic and safe.
The blade is embedded inside the device to help prevent accidental cuts of fingers while you search it in the drawer. It is useful for people with arthritis or hand pain and does not require manual labor. It will open the can at the touch of a button. The lid is held by a magnet after it is removed from the can. The lid is opened with a rounded edge to avoid any chance of injury.
5. Dish Tub
This dish tub is made from a flexible thermoplastic rubber (TPR). It is strong, durable and collapsible for saving space. The dish tub has dual carrying handles so it can be also used to carry firewood, water, gear, and other items. It can also be used for shower purposes.
A plastic rim is attached to it to give additional structural strength to last long. It has a capacity of 5.5 liters or 2.25 gallons. Measuring 15 x 11.4 c 5. Inches when fully expanded and weighing only 1.23 pounds.
While some customers complaint about the crack that developed around the folds. So, use it carefully.
6. Knives With Covers
A knife is so much useful during camping but it is at the same time dangerous and should be kept away from the children. Here I was looking for something safer and I got this.
A set of 6 knives with covers. It is made up of high-quality steel slades. One feature which makes it long-lasting is the ceramic non-stick coating which makes slicing easier and keeps the sharpness for a longer period. Another good thing about these knives is that color coding is used to reduces the risk of cross-contamination during food preparation and the handles are ergonomic.
So, what is included in the set:
- 8 inches chef knife
- 8 inches slicing knife
- 7 inches Santoku knife
- 8 inches serrated bread knife
- 5 inches utility knife
- 5 inches paring knife
It also comes with a lifetime warranty.
7. Rollable, Foldable Dish Drying Rack
A rollable, foldable and space saver sink drying rack. Made with premium-grade stainless steel and durable black silicone that can withstand high temperatures.
You need space when you wash fruits or veggies, just place this roll-up dish drainer over your sink. It is a multipurpose product you can use it for:
- Defrosting frozen things
- To extend the counter space
- Rinse fruits and vegetables
- To use it as a trivet for cooling hot foods
The air flows freely for faster drying. But there are some precautions from the manufacturers that should be followed like you should not insert things between the rods.
It can hold up to 25 lbs of weight easily and you can fold it into half to dry smaller things such as cutlery. This thing is lightweight as it weighs only 1.1 pounds. The dimension of this product is 20.2 x 15.5 x0.2 inches. It can be used with a dishwasher and comes with a lifetime warranty.
8. Portable Propane Grill
This is a portable grill that is large enough to cook a family meal. This product is from the company Cuisinart.
This stainless steel petite tabletop grill is durable and strong enough. Do not go on its small size because it has a 145 square inch grilling area where you can cook 8 burgers, 6 to 10 chicken breast or 4-pound fish. It has a powerful 5,500 BTU stainless steel burner and an even heating enameled grate. Standing on aluminum legs which can be set up by its stabilizing feet.
Carrying it is easy because of a briefcase-style carrying handles. It has a weight of 13.5 pounds. Due to its compact size, it keeps the heat near the cooking surface making it energy efficient. The small and compact size makes it travel-friendly. You can wash the removable grate in the dishwasher. Depending upon your taste and style you have three colors to choose from. The product dimension is 16 x 16.5 x 13 inches.
9. Grilling Utensils
This thing is essential with a compact grill. It has all the things which you will need for cooking. You get:
- Basting brush for seasoning steaks
- Spatula and tongs for flipping hot dogs
- Corn holder
- Skewers for grilling
- Cleaning brush
- Swiss knife
All these things are packed inside an aluminum case for easy carrying and storage. It keeps things organized. The utensils are made up of high-quality stainless steel which keeps rusting away and is long-lasting. The handles are made from heat safe material.
The cool thing about it is that the spatula has a built-in bottle opener. You can wash them in a dishwasher. The entire weight of this product is 4.3 pounds and the dimension is 17 x 7 x 3 inches.
10. Height Adjustable Folding Table
This height-adjustable table is best for your outdoor settings. You get three height settings for different and various needs. The table has a stain-resistant surface for easy cleaning.
It is made up of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic with a honeycombed tack-off design for extra rigidity and powdered coated steel. It is a durable, stain-resistant and scratch-resistant table that requires very little maintenance.
Let’s see its feature:
- You can adjust the height to 24 inches or (61cm), 29 inches or (74cm) and 36 inches or (91cm)
- It has a convenient carry handle
- For indoor and outdoor use
- Rust-resistant, stain-resistant, and scratch-resistant
- UV protected High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) top surface
- Lightweight design
- You can fold it in half for easy transport and storage
The frame of the table is made of a tube of 25mm. The product dimension is 48 x 24 x 29 inches and its weight is 19.2 pounds.
11. Mini Pop-Up Utility Container
This mini pop-up utility container comes handy in storing things. It measures 9.5 inches x 13 inches when completely opened. There is a built-in storage strap and the base has a hook and loop tape to keep things in its place.
You can collapse it to 2.5 inches for easy storage. Its weight is 7.2 ounces.
12. Marshmallow Roasting Sticks
It has a 32 inch extra long extendable design which is enough to keep you safely away from the campfire. An interesting thing about this roasting sticks is that the fork can rotate 360 degrees in your fingers. It is there to allow you to spin the marshmallows without rotating the whole skewer which prevents uneven cooking.
The handle is large enough and has a good grip. They are heat resistant, comes in 5 different colors for easy identification. The tip of the stick is very sharp so it easily pierces the sausages and marshmallows. Two things that you have to remember is that while using these sticks keep it far away from the fire so that the protecting cap on the handle does not melt due to overheating. Do not handle the prongs in a rough way to avoid broken prongs.
The handles are made up of wood for a better grip. It also includes a canvas bag for easy storage. You can clean the sticks with the water by dipping the tips of the sticks in a glass of water for 15 minutes. Its weight is 8.2 ounces.
13. Spice Rack
Do you waste time finding the spices in the cabinet? Now no more hide and seek! Here is a wall-mounted spice rack organizer with 4 single-tiered racks. You get ample space for keeping the spices with 2.5 inches depth, 2.5 inches height and 11.5 inches length.
You have some pretty much flexibility while installing it. As you can:
- You can choose how much space you need between the racks, keeping it closer or far apart is your choice.
- Do you want on a spice rack or all 4?
- You can mount them anywhere depending upon available space and need. Some space where it will adjust is the inside cabinet, over stove spice rack, on the closet door or keep it wall mounted.
It is made of durable, premium quality material. The chrome finish makes it fit for nearly every kitchen. You need a half or one-inch screw to fit it anywhere. The weight of the rack is 2.2 pounds.
14. Non-Adhesive Non-Slip Shelf & Drawer Liner
Next in a line is a shelf and drawer liner. It is easy to cut and use the thing. It protects the surface and also makes a base for a cushion. Due to the non-slip surface, things do not leave their place so easily. You can easily clean it with even a sponge.
You can use it to keep electronic items over it, small appliances, inside shelves, coasters, and placemats. Its weight is 1.26 pounds and its dimension is 12 x 5 x 5 inches.
15. Refrigerator Tension Rods
It is from the brand Camco, these extendable rods keep things in their place while moving. It extends from 10 inches to 17 inches in length. These things are spring-loaded to keep things in their place. Item weight is 6.6 ounces and the dimensions are 14.4 x 0.4 x 0.7 inches.
16. Over The Door Pantry Organizer Rack
Brand: Smart Design
A smart design, large, over the door, 6 tier wire steel organizer. It will hang over the door with hooks or can mount to the wall with screws.
It is made of steel which is rustproof and durable. The adjustable basket shelving is great to customize the items according to the need. Its dimension is 7 inches x 17 inches x 58.5 inches and weight is 6.83 pounds.
It has 6 rows in which you can store jars, cans and pantry items. It is easy to set up with screws or hooks.
17. Mop Broom Holder or Utility Tools Rack Storage
It is a great organizing rack, it can be used for kitchen utensils, washroom, or for storing mops and brooms. The product saves space because you can screw it on the wall.
It is made up of heavy-duty stainless steel which is corrosion-resistant, durable and can be recycled. One set comes with 3 unit clamps, 4 utility hooks, a total of 7 positions for mops, brooms, rags, wet jet or snow shovels.
You can set it with 3M adhesive tape or by screws. It comes with a lifetime warranty. The product dimension is 14.5 x 2 x 2 inches and weight is 15.8 ounces.
18. Rubber Bar Service Mat
This thing can be used in the kitchen as a serving mat, bar side mat or even drying mugs, cups, and dishes. This mat is made up of thermoplastic rubber that’s why even wet glasses are held in their place.
Its porous design helps to dry the things quicker and more efficiently. It comes in a pack of two. The item dimension is 17.7 x 11. X 0.4 inches and its weight is 3.04 pounds.
19. Stainless Steel French Press Coffee Maker
Brand: MIRA BRANDS
A product for coffee lovers!
You can make coffee like professionals with this French press. It is made from high grade 18/8 stainless steel that is durable and does not break, rusts or retain flavors. Its double-walled insulation keeps the drinks hotter for a long time.
The fine mesh filters make the richest and smoothest coffee. Other things which you can make from it are hot chocolate and loose leaf tea.
All you have to do is to measure coffee grounds, heat water, steep for 5 minutes, plunge the press and here is your coffee. So, why it tastes so better, the reason for that is the ultra-fine mesh filter that perfectly filters coffee grounds and teas to reduce acids and it also eliminates the taste of paper filter.
You can wash it in the dishwasher or you can easily clean it by your hands. Its compact size is convenient to pack. The sturdy ergonomic handle keeps the handle cools still when the French press is filled with hot coffee. The weight of this French press is 2.1 pounds and the dimension is 6.9 x 4.5 x 8.7inches. There are no plastic parts in this product.
20. Manual Coffee Grinder
Built with over 15 settings so that you can have whatever you want from Espresso to French Press. You do not need any wire, batteries or power to grind coffee. It works on a Hank crank mechanism which eliminates over 90% of the noise that is generally made with electric grinders. It has a ceramic burr assembly locking mechanism for enhanced consistency.
So, why the manual is better than electricity?
Manual grinders are small, durable, low price, less noise, lightweight and efficient. Every Java Presse Coffee Grinder comes with a unique code to redeem a free bag of coffee worth $21.99.
The coffee grinder weight is 9.4 ounces and its dimension is 1.8 x 1.8 x 7.5 inches.
21. Collapsible Silicone Food Storage Container
Brand: SuperDee Corp
A set of 4 silicone food storage container with 4 different sizes:
1. Extra large (43 oz)
2. Large (26 oz)
3. Medium (18 oz)
4. Small (10.5 oz)
It can be used for leftovers and to store food. You can keep cereal, fruits, baby foods in it.
The containers are made up of BPA free food-grade silicone that is safe, non-toxic, tasteless, odorless, nonsticky and easy to clean. These containers are heat resistant and can be used in microwave, freezer and even dishwasher.
The cool thing about it is that they are collapsible to 1/3 of their original size. Its nesting design gives a maximum organization. The lids tightly fit over the containers making them stackable and save 60% more space. The lids have air vent for easy microwave heating. The vacuum created is the reason for a long-lasting fresh food.
22. Mesh Wine/Liquor Bottle Protective Sleeves
Brand: MT Products
Another cool stuff, this mesh protects the wine and liquor bottles while traveling. They are made up of thin polypropylene mesh which is made from recycled and biodegradable plastic. Put it over the wine bottle to protect it from breaking. Cool!
Its weight is 4.5 ounces and the dimension is 7.5 x 5.5 x 3 inches.
23. Stainless Steel Stemless Wine Glass Tumbler with Lid
Brand: Maars Drinkware
Vacuum insulated, spill-proof and travel-friendly wine tumbler is ideal for a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Its special feature is the extra copper lining between the double walls allowed for even better heat retention. It is best to keep the hot beverages hot for over 3 hours and keeps the cold drinks cold for over 8 hours.
It is made up of the highest quality food grade 18/8 stainless steel that won’t leave any flavors or tastes. You can wash it in the dishwasher.
You can choose from the colors:
1. matte black
3. midnight blue
10. carnation pink
11. matcha green
There is a rubber gasket sip lid that reduces splashing. Durable powder-coated finish to prevent fading and chipping. You get a two-pack set. The weight of this item is 15.2 ounces and the dimension is 7.5 x 3.8 x 5 inches.
24. Camco Pop-A-Plate
Yes, a space saver product but with an awkward name. This is again from the brand Camco, it is very easy to install and refill the plates. You can mount it under the cabinet or shelf and just take plates when needed. It can hold 125 8-3/4” – 9” paper plates inside it. The item weight is 8 ounces and the dimension is 10.2 x 10.2 x 2.8 inches.
25. Adhesive Hooks
This product will be helpful in many places. Adhesive hooks which can bear up to 22 pounds or 10 kgs. It is made from heavy-duty high-quality PVC material base and premium adhesive. The hooks are supported by a 7.2 x 7.2 cm adhesive base for a stronger grip.
It can stick on wood, glass, frosted glass, glass grid, ceramic tiles, metal, acrylic, non-paint walls, and other hard surfaces. The base of this product is transparent so it won’t affect the beauty or color of the wall, door or ceiling.
When you want it to use, simply peel off the back cover and stick it on the surface. One thing to remember is that clear the surface where you are going to stick it. There are 16 pieces of adhesive hooks in 1 pack.
26. Magnetic Hooks
Another amazing product is magnetic hooks which are very strong. They are made from high-grade exquisite quality Neodymium magnet and steel. It does not rust and the three layers of nickel coats on the magnetic hooks greatly reinforce corrosion resistance.
It does not scratch the surface where it is used due to the smooth base. You can use it for hanging small things in the kitchen, bathroom, living room and anywhere you get iron, steel, nickel, and any other ferromagnetic material. Its magnetism would last forever.
To get the maximum magnetism you have to use it over at least 0.08 inches thicker steel plates. The maximum weight that it can bear is 22 lbs.
27. Magnetic Spice Tins
If you love an organized space then you will love the next product.
It will increase the style and decoration of your kitchen. These are 16 magnetic spice tins for storing spices and condiments. These spice tins are designed with a magnetic back so that it can stick to any metal surface leaving your kitchen tidy and space free.
Due to the magnetic base, you will eliminate the chance of accidentally spilling the spice all over. It also has a transparent lid so that you can easily find the right spice. These lids also have a twist feature with a sift holes and pouring slot.
The tin is of food-grade stainless steel that will not leave a metallic taste in your spices. The magnets will not lose their magnetism over time. The volume inside these tins is 3 oz with a dimension of 2 inches x 2.5 inches. You also get 4 stainless steel measuring spoons and 160 pre-printed common spice names and 40 blanks labels. Through, you cannot clean these tins in the dishwasher.
28. Magnetic Black Wire Mesh Storage Baskets Organizer
Another magnetic organizer for saving space and getting a tidy place. These magnetic baskets are good for holding pens, markers, notepads, cards, coupons, receipts, etc. It can be used in the bathroom, kitchen or in the living area.
The tray is equipped with 5 heavy-duty magnets and can carry a good amount of weight. The dimension of these trays are 5.7 x 2.3 x 2.1
29. Tray Bin Pack Multi-Purpose Storage
These are 3 multipurpose storage bins. Made up of high-quality durable plastic with soft grip lining (protects items) and nonslip (prevents sliding in drawers) rubber feet to keep things in its place. It has a rounded corner for a good look and effective cleaning.
One solution for organizing a messy drawer. It has 6 compartments tray good enough to fit into any kitchen for organizing utensils and silverware. You can even keep your knives safe and sharp.
30. Cutting Mat Set
Brand: Imperial Kitchen Collection
Colorful, modern, flexible, non-stick surface cutting mat. These cutting mats are 15 inches x 12 inches enough area for a standard size cutting mat. It is very easy to clean them. You get a set of 4 mats in 1 pack.
31. Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector
This is an extremely useful and important item to use in the RV. It shows the peak CO level that was recorded by the alarm since it was last reset or unplugged. There is a test button that you can use to see if it is functioning properly or not. It can measure CO levels between 30 and 999PPM.
32. Microwave Food Cover
This product will help to keep food moist and also keeps it inside so that the food does not spill. The holes in the food cover allow steam to release evenly, it prevents condensation. It is a collapsible thing so you can easily keep it in your storing space.
It is 10.5 inches so fits mostly all types of plates. You can lift it easy via finger grip.
33. Sink Dish Drainer
This collapsible dish drainer can extend from 16- 1/2” to 26- ¾” inches. The dish rack can hold 8 plates up to 10 inches in diameter. It can collapse to a third of its full size so you can store it easily. The product dimension is 16.5 x 12.4 x 1.8 inches and its weight is 2.08 pounds. It is strong enough to stand on its base.
34. Sink Caddy Holder
Brand: Star Element
Another organizing item for your kitchen. It has a self drainer design so the excess water drains in the sink. It is a lightweight and durable product available in vibrant colors. You can keep sponge, soap, strainer, and other accessories in the holder.
It sticks to any flat surface by its two suction cups. You can remove the drip tray to clean it. It can also be washed in a dishwasher.
35. Mini Ovenware
Brand: Nordic Ware
The next product is for your oven, its pan is made from aluminum and its covers are made from BPA free plastic. You can use them over camping stoves. The nonstick finish will leave the food easily and will also get clean easily. You will get a set of 8.5 x 6.5 x 1.63-inch pan with a lid, 8.5 x 6.5 x 0.625-inch broiler with a rack and six 2 inch muffin pan.
This is not dishwasher safe as it can shorten the life of non-stick coating on the pan. Do not use metal, scouring pads and abrasive cleaners on it.
36. Cabinet Door Stainless Steel Paper Towel Roll Holder
Keep the paper towels at your fingertips. Very useful in the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry. It will fit over a standard cabinet door measuring ¾ inches thick. The product is made from stainless steel and can be cleaned by a cloth.
It does not take much time to set it up and is strong enough. It has non-slip padding for added protection. No mounting and installation needed.
37. Pan and Pot Protectors
This product is very efficient in protecting the kitchenware. There are 6 durable, thick pan and pot protectors. They are 16 inches wide to fit any type of kitchenware. You have to place the pan protector in between the kitchenware. It extends the life of your kitchenware. The protectors can avoid locking and chipping of glassware and ceramic.
It can be used for cookware, glassware, stoneware, skillets, pots, pans, bakeware, glass, ceramic, skillets, bowls, plates and others.
It is made up of premium polyester felt with a non-slip texture for maximum stability when stacking or nesting.
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