Summer is well and truly behind us as the leaves change and we move into October. With the temperatures quickly dropping there’s nothing better than warming up with a Sunday roast dinner. With this in mind, we have put together a list of essential cooking equipment to whip up the perfect roast for you and your family. 

1. Topelek Meat Thermometer

 

At the heart of every good roast dinner is the meat, whether it is chicken, beef, pork lamb or a Christmas turkey, it can make or break the meal. Getting the meat at the right temperature will ensure that your meat cooks evenly and isn’t undercooked or overcooked. The Topelek meat thermometer not only keeps track of the temperature, but you can programme it to your personal taste by adjusting the temperature settings. With the added bonus of a timer, you‘ll know exactly when it’s ready to carve. 

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2. Practical Surfaceware Silicone Trivet

 

There are so many parts to cooking a roast dinner and different elements often need different pots and pans. With the rush of pulling it all together, hot pans often damage work tops and surfaces after being directly placed on top of them. This silicone trivet protects all your surfaces from heat and discolouring. Also, as it 100% silicone rather than metal, the trivet itself doesn’t cause any wear and tear. 

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3. OXO Good Grips Fat Separator Cup

 

Many people will argue that the most important part of a roast dinner is the gravy. However, no one likes a fatty greasy gravy, which can happen if you make your gravy from the cooking juices of the meat - how a good gravy should be made! The OXO Good Grips Fat Separator cup makes it easy to get rid of excess fat from your gravy, allowing you to make better and healthier gravy every time!

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4. Carving Tool

 

Every household has a craver - the person who is the best when it comes to carving the Sunday roast. It is an art that can take years of practice to master, and some of you may well have hacked a roast to pieces on your journey to carving mastery. Worry not, this great carving tool can lend a hand. Four super sharp spiked hold the roast securely in place, allowing you to carve with confidence. 

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5. Plate Dividers - StayPut ECO PER

 

If you’re putting on a roast for your extended family, or even for your friends you may want to break out the fancy plates and cutlery. The plate dividers are perfect for protecting your plates when stacking them away. Their brilliant non-slip properties also mean they can double up as a placemat, to avoid any dinnertime accidents.

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