Eggs are one of the most versatile foods in the world—they can be boiled, scrambled, poached, or fried, and then can be tossed into a salad, put onto a sandwich, or just on a plate. But they can be tricky to prepare if you don't have the right tools and a pinch of patience. With these nine kitchen accessories, however, you can cook eggs in nearly any style without breaking a sweat.

1. DASH Rapid Egg Cooker; $18

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The DASH Rapid Egg Cooker ensures that you'll get the perfect soft-, medium-, or hard-boiled eggs every time. The setup is simple: just place up to six eggs in the device, add some water (there's a measuring cup included), set the timer, and wait until the little alarm chimes. The gadget also comes with separate poaching and omelet trays if you need a little variety for breakfast.

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2. Microwave Easy Eggs; $7

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This microwavable cooking accessory is meant for anyone with a severe lack of skillet skills or free time in the morning. It's designed to cook poached eggs, scrambled eggs, omelets, and more in one self-contained vessel. The BPA-free cookware includes steam-release vents and easy-lift tabs and can be tossed right into the dishwasher after.

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3. Egg Ring Molds; $5

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Cracking an egg sounds simple enough until the yolk slides off the center and the whites splatter everywhere, leaving you with a fried mess. With these egg ring molds, you'll achieve a perfectly round sunny-side-up egg every time. Not only are they made of non-toxic stainless steel, but the BPA-free coating prevents sticking and the heat-proof silicone sleeve allows for easy handling.

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4. Egg Timer; $8

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This device calculates how far along your hard-boiled eggs are by using the temperature of the water it's submerged in as a guide. All you have to do is place it in with the eggs at the bottom of a pan, and as the timer heats up, it changes color to indicate whether the egg is soft-, medium-, or hard-boiled.

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5. Negg Boiled Egg Peeler; $15

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This device takes most of the frustration out of peeling a hard-boiled egg. Just add some water to the Negg, snap on the top, and shake. Once the whites of the egg are visible, take it out of the holder and the shell should slip right off.

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6. Egg Topper; $7

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Make eggs with soldiers in no time with this accessory that uses vibrations to make cutting and removing the tops of eggs easier and faster. Just place the top of the device over the egg, pull the round ball, and release.

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7. Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker; $40

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Skip the bagel store and make your own custom breakfast sandwich at home instead. With this appliance from Hamilton Beach, you start by adding bread and other accouterments to the bottom cooking plate. Then, crack an egg into the designated plate, top with the second slice of bread (or bagel or English muffin), and close the lid. In just five minutes, you’ll have a fully-cooked, hot breakfast sandwich with whatever toppings and proteins you want. Plus, there's space to make a second sandwich either for a loved one or just for yourself to eat in front of said loved one.

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8. Egg Slicer and Wedger; $10

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Make your next salad night extra fancy by adding some perfectly sliced eggs to the mix. This device can cut eggs in 10 slices or six wedges, and it has an egg piercer on top for hard-boiling. It's safer and cleaner than using a knife, and it can also slice mushrooms, strawberries, and avocados.

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9. Egg Yolk Separator: $13

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This $13 fish-shaped gizmo can separate the egg yolk from the white without the mess or hassle of manual methods. All you have to do is crack an egg into a bowl and suck the yolk up through the fish's "mouth." From there, you can use the yolk on its own or cook up the whites for a quick omelet. There are also frog- and pig-shaped versions.

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