No matter how organized you think you are when you put pots and pans away, it feels like the right lid is never where it’s supposed to be when you need it most. But instead of fumbling through your cupboards for the perfect fit among four or five different lids, you can check out this universal lid from Modern Innovations, which is currently available on Amazon for $18.
The lid’s stainless-steel outer rim has a tempered glass insert, which has grooves that are spaced out to accommodate cookware with a width of 7 inches to 12 inches, making it a fit for anything from saucepans to skillets. Along with the grooves, the glass center has a vent to let steam escape, and the steel outer ring can withstand oven temperatures of up to 425° F. And the whole thing is dishwasher-safe, so you can cross another thing off your list of kitchen hassles.
Modern Innovations also makes a set of two universal lids, if you want a more precise fit. The smallest is suited for pots, pans, and skillets with circumferences ranging from 7 inches to 9 inches. The larger lid is best for cookware with circumferences ranging from 10 inches to 12 inches. You can find this set on Amazon for $24.
The Universal Lid isn’t the only item that can help you save space and keep your kitchen more organized. Be sure to check out the Snap N Strain, a colander that is half the size of a normal one and clips right on your pot.
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