The truth is, there's very little one needs in a kitchen to cook a delicious meal. A good pot and a pan. A sharp kitchen knife (or two) is essential. Salt, for sure. And a few other tools. But what you don't need is a specialized tool to slice your bananas (by the way, it's even harder to clean than a knife). Or a pedestal that holds your tomato for you while you slice it, when the hand that is attached to your body can do the very same job for free.
There's an overwhelming amount of kitchen tools on the market that are absolutely useless. Most of them can be replaced with a simple kitchen knife -- and all of them question the intelligence of the human race. Without further ado, the 18 kitchen gadgets you will absolutely never need.
Just in case you need a refresher: