For when you wanna get your bake on, but you don’t have a lot of ~dough~.
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A Keurig K-Mini that’ll minimize both its impact on your wallet and on your available counter space. This micro marvel brews coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and more, all with a footprint of fewer than 5 inches.
A Ninja blender because you shouldn’t have to shell out $400+ on a blender (*cough* Vitamix *cough*) when you can get the same powerful, smooth results for less than $100.
A cordless immersion blender so you don’t have to finagle your outlets and get all tangled up in cords just to puree your broccoli cheddar soup. This is especially perfect as we enter Soup Season™.
A KitchenAid hand mixer for the perfect option when you don’t have the arm strength for a task (looking at you, whipped cream) but also don’t want to deal with the fuss of hauling out the stand mixer.
A toaster oven with bread slots that’ll make breakfast easy, and enough space to reheat all your leftovers and even do some roasting without having to wait for the whole oven to heat up.
A slow cooker because there’s no better feeling than coming in from work on a cold, hard day and immediately being enveloped in the smell of the dinner you threw in that morning.
An Instant Pot Duo that miiiiiight just turn you into an Instant Pot convert. You’ll become one of those people who tells everyone just how many things this baby can cook and how much faster and easier it makes weeknight meals.
An electric can opener here to make opening even the stubbornest of cans a breeze. Manual can openers can be tricky, and the pull tabs don’t always work, but with this baby, it’s guaranteed you’ll be able to get in there.
A mini timer perfect for when you’re trying to juggle multiple dishes and get confused with all the phone alarms you’ve amassed on your device. It’s also great for cooking with littles because they can really see the time as it counts down.
An electric griddle that’ll make you the neighborhood’s undisputed ~Pancake Master.~ It’s so much easier to flip when you don’t have to deal with the sides of a pan, and the built-in temperature control means your ‘cakes will come out gorgeously golden every time.
A kitchen scale since these days you really can’t be a serious baker without one. Precision is everything people! Baking is science! Buy the kitchen scale!
A temperature fork to ensure your steaks, roasts, and poultry are perfectly cooked — juicy, tender, and never over- or undercooked.
A nonstick cookware set perfect for new grads, newlyweds, or anyone who needs a full set of essentials for an affordable price.
An egg cooker that’ll automatically cook your eggos to perfection, and make your mornings soooooo much easier — you could even say they’ll be *eggcellent*!
And an egg separator so you never have to touch egg whites again after they spill on your floor — so slimy! This separates with ease, and you can be on your way with your macarons in a snap.
An enameled cast-iron Dutch oven pretty enough to be your autumnal stove top showpiece when it’s not in use making soups, braises, breads, and more.
A Cuisinart food processor that can blend, shred, slice, puree, and even bring dough together — truly the perfect combination of tough and gentle.
A kitchen tool set — it has basically every utensil you could ever imagine so you’re ready to get cooking immediately. If you can dream it, it’s probably in this set.
A rolling pin just because it’s a kitchen classic. Everyone cherishes memories of their grandma’s rolling pin, and one day this will be that for your grandkids (or your granddogs).
A knife set so sharp tomatoes will quake in its very presence. Quake, I say!!!
A bakeware set that budding Great British Bake Off contestants are sure to appreciate. Their sponges and pies will be baked to absolute perfection — no soggy bottoms here!
A silicone basting brush because leaving tiny bristles in your food is no way to live! This’ll spread just as evenly and it’s much easier to clean when you’re done.
A salad spinner, *ahem* excuse me, a salad rotator, that’ll get every last bit of water off of your fresh greens. No soggy salads in your house!
A countertop pasta maker that does the job just as well as those ~fancy~ stand mixer attachments and with the added bonus of getting to cosplay as an Italian grandma while you use it.
A dough scraper perfect for forming the most gorgeous loaves of your baking career. People will wonder what bakery you got your bread from! Surprise, it’s Chez Toi!
A granite mortar and pestle because both “mortar and pestle” and “granite” scream “expensive” but this one is actually super affordable and will help you unlock new dimensions of flavor in your spices, pesto, and more.
A pastry cutter — this might just be the secret ingredient you’ve been missing in your baking repertoire. It’ll cut butter into pie crust, biscuits, and more with ease and it’s way more efficient than using a fork.
A knife sharpener to totally revitalize that knife you thought was toast. With just a few swipes, you’ll be back to incredible sharpness — and as a bonus for clumsy cooks (like myself), properly sharpened knives are actually much safer and less likely to cause cuts!
A set of lidded mixing bowls because they totally streamline the cooking process. You can go from mixing to serving to storing all in the same bowl. Just think of how many fewer dishes you’ll have to wash!
An air fryer because they’re basically a kitchen necessity at this point. How else are you going to get things so perfectly crisp at home?