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    31 Practical Kitchen Items From Walmart That Have Truly Impressive 5-Star Reviews

    Meet your new favorite kitchen items.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A Hamilton Beach stand mixer to level up your baking game. A stand mixer with seven speeds that looks super sleek?! Sign me up!

    A silver mixer

    Promising review: "This is my first standing mixer. I took it on its virgin run today on a double batch of naan. What a powerhouse! I used 6 cups of flour and that hook beat it together in about two minutes. The dough was perfect. It did not shake or stall. I am so excited. I am very pleased I chose this Hamilton Beach mixer. Others are way too expensive! I give it 5 stars and a big thumbs up! You can't go wrong with this mixer." β€”Vicki

    Price: $99.99+ (available in five colors)

    2. Or a shiny new hand mixer, because you deserve it. Cooking will be a breeze with a six-speed hand mixer with a large control dial, so it's easy to read your speed. Additionally, this item has a built-in bowl rest to make setting it down and a little less messy in-between ingredients.

    Model holding black hand mixer and putting it in snap-on case

    Promising review: "This mixer is great. Strong motor and a good selection of speeds. It includes two beaters and one whisk. It is a wonderfully designed system, as it has a snap-on base which holds the beaters and whisk. The beater snaps onto the base well. The base can be mounted on a wall with the screw holes molded into the base." β€”WalmartCustomer

    Price: $14.96+ ( available in three colors)

    3. A 20-piece flatware set that'll make you feel like an ~adult.~ It's time to let go of the forks you stole in the dining hall in college.

    rose gold silverware

    It comes with salad forks, dinner forks, knives, teaspoons, and dinner spoons for four.

    Promising review: "These were just right. I tried two other sets before my app recommended these. This silverware has good weight on it, which shows me they are quality. I loved the size of each piece because others I purchased were too large and I also love the matte look. The best part about this silverware β€” they were the best price compared to the others. I actually plan on buying another set." β€”Unsatisfied

    Price: $24.88 (available in matte or mirrored finishes and two colors)

    4. A single-cup Keurig coffee maker because although you drink a ton of coffee, an entire pot can be a bit too much sometimes. A single-serve maker will save you a trip to the coffee shop, or maybe even inspire you to try recreating some of your favorite drinks at home.

    A black coffee maker

    Promising review: "I love the small size because I don't have much counter space right now, so it fits perfectly. It didn't come with any instructions but I mean it's kinda self explanatory. I did run water through it twice to filter it out before actually making my first cup of coffee. I love the option of the pods and cup sizes and not having to make a whole pot of coffee. I also bought some hot chocolate cups for the kids and they absolutely love it! Love love love this product and I'm so glad I finally broke down and got one!!" β€”Amber

    Price: $59 (available in four colors)

    5. A NutriBullet for the smoothie lovers out there. With thousands of wonderful reviews, it's safe to say people are ~living~ for this blender.

    the blender

    Promising review: "I love my new NutriBullet. I have been making yummy smoothies every morning for breakfast. Even my husband will drink them and now I can finally get those healthy greens, etc. into him. Great price. Very powerful motor. Easy to clean. Sits conveniently on my counter without taking up a bunch of space. Just what I was looking for. I highly recommend it." β€”funkyj

    Price: $48.78

    6. A fresh 12-piece dinnerware set, so your dishes look as polished as your Zoom background. This set includes four dinner plates, four bowls, and four salad plates.

    A set of white tableware

    Promising review: "I have only had these dishes for a little over a month, but I love them. They are not too heavy, and they are not too thin or fragile. They have been washed in the dishwasher and the sink. They have been washed at least once a day for a month or more and no problems at all." β€”cmoreclearly

    Price: $47.92 (available in five colors)

    7. Or a 16-piece set of square stoneware to change things up. This stunning set comes in various colors, and it comes with four dinner plates, four dessert plates, four bowls, and four matching mugs! *Adds to cart.*

    A table set with red sqaure plates and bowls

    Promising review: "These are very well-made and very pretty. I have been looking for square plates that are heavy duty and within a decent price range. These are perfect. The cups are a good size, and the bowls are really deep. This set is not a cheap set like you see in some of the stores, with coffee cups that barely hold one cup; they are full size and built really well. The plates are a very good size too, and the sides turn up, so nothing spills off of them. Highly satisfied with this purchase." β€”Tippytoesteph

    Price: $36.78+ (available in seven colors)

    8. A long, nylon slotted turner for making the perfect pancakes. Flexible yet sturdy, this turner is heat resistant up to 450 degrees. It also promises to not scrape nonstick coating.

    A spatula with a red handle

    Promising review: "So surprised at how very good this turner is! I have new non-stick pans and was looking for a good turner (am I the only one that calls these spatulas?). I ordered a modest variety, and this one was a standout immediately. The perfect combination of sturdy and flexible. Came back to order another." β€”N

    Price: $3.83

    9. A set of four embossed glass tumblers to add to your glassware collection. These durable 16-ounce tumblers are perfect for filling with your favorite summer beverage. Did I mention they're dishwasher-safe?

    Blue embossed glasses

    Promising review: "Beautiful color and the embossed design helps me to hold onto the glassware, as smooth glasses can be easy to drop. These are made of thick glass and heavier than I expected, but sturdy and less likely to break as I wash my dishes by hand. Love the raised design." β€”Elizabeth

    Price: $16.99 (originally $18.99; available in three colors)

    10. A BuzzFeed Tasty 16-piece set of cookware that'll brighten up your kitchen. This cookware set is colorful, nonstick, and dishwasher-safe! Reviewers are obsessed with how quick and easy this set is to use.

    the red, blue, yellow, orange, pink, and green set

    It comes with three ceramic bowls, two fry pans, two saucepans with lids, a sautΓ© pan with a lid, a stockpot with a lid, a serving spoon, and a slotted turner.

    Promising review: "OMUnicorn!!!!!!!! This set is LIFE!!! The colors are AMAZING!!!! But the cooking, let me say it again, the cooking!!!!!!! They heat up quickly and evenly, no oil needed, and things cook so fast!!! I made scrambled eggs in less than 5 mins!! Eggs slide out the pan to the plate with ease. Clean up was a breeze!! I used silicone utensils and silicon dish cleaners on them to protect the finish, and it worked beautifully! The set comes with a silicone spoon that has a measurement guide carved into it and a spatula, and on the back of each, there is a little plank piece so that you can prop them up when you set them down. People I HATE to cook, but this set is changing my mind, and I will be in my kitchen way more often now!!! I can't wait to start making more Tasty recipes in their wonderful pots and pans!!" β€”Dee

    This is part of BuzzFeed's Tasty collection, exclusively at Walmart.

    Price: $69 (available in five colors)

    11. A toaster oven with five cooking settings (broil, keep warm, bake, bagel and toast) to cook anything and everything. This product has an automatic shutoff feature to assure you don't burn whatever item you're cooking. Reviewers say that they can't live without this product and have raved about how life-changing this is.

    A toaster over with a pizza inside

    Promising review: "I've already been using this a lot and it works for so many things. I love how it makes things more crispy then a microwave does. Our oven doesn't cook evenly so I thought this would be a great addition to our kitchen and I was right." β€”Heidi

    Price: $36.93

    12. A 21-piece kitchen utensil set in an organizer caddy, so it'll be hard to lose your favorite kitchen tools. Each utensil is made from durable metal, plastic, nylon, and rubber. Everything is dishwasher-friendly as well.

    A caddy full of kitchen supplies

    It comes with two spatulas, four measuring cups, a peeler, a can opener, a turner, a whisk, a slotted spoon, a spoon, a pizza cutter, a ladle, two mixing spoons, and four measuring spoons.

    Promising review: "I think this is a wonderful item since it has all the possible kitchen utensils you may need and all in a sensible caddy to hold it all together in a minimal space. It is good for small apartments or anyone who would like all of these items such as cooking spoons, flat spatula, bowl scraper, potato peeler, can opener, whisk, etc. in one bunch altogether. " β€”Pumelo

    Price: $10.10

    13. An instant-read meat thermometer that'll be worth the investment. It has an extremely clear display making it super easy to use and cook your proteins to the perfect temps.

    A meat thermometer in a piece of chicken

    Promising review: "The features and performance are excellent, also a great value. I use it for all my grilling. I also use it for making candy and testing the temperature of water for yeast. I like the fast response and how easy it is to read. It's so easy to use and easy to clean. I highly recommend this thermometer." β€”Grammacamera

    Price: $9.88

    14. An eight-piece Pyrex mixing bowl set for bread making and beyond. The set includes four bowls with lids! Yes, you read that right, LIDS! This set of mixing bowls can double as serving bowls as well.

    A set of glass bowls with colorful lids

    Promising review: "SO happy with these so far. Beautiful bowls that are also very durable AND come with lids. I'm using them as mixing bowls I can also put in the microwave to melt butter (most other mixing bowls say not microwave safe). I'm also using them as serving bowls since they look nice. All in all, great purchase." β€”Nicole

    Price: $19.97 (originally $29.97)

    15. A six-piece nonstick bakeware set to inspire you to bake more. This copper set is stunning yet super functional and includes two muffin tins, two cookie pans, and two round cake pans. What's not to love?

    A copper set of bakeware

    Promising review: "These are a must!! I'm so glad I bought them. They are beautiful and smooth and a unique color addition to my kitchen supplies. They are so easy to clean and super lightweight. I look for excuses to use them. The set is a great price. " β€”jb

    Price: $18.30

    16. An 18-piece nonstick cookware set that'll be perfect for those just starting out or those just looking to replace their worn-out set. It comes with legit everything you need to get cooking!

    A red cookware set

    It comes with two sautΓ© pans, three saucepans with lids, a griddle, a Dutch oven with a lid, a steamer, a solid spoon, a solid turner, a slotted spoon, a slotted turner, a pasta spoon, and a ladle.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this cookware set. I bought it because I moved into my own place and didn't have anything and it was really affordable. It turned out to be everything I expected and more. Absolutely nothing sticks to it, even if it has burned. Even though it says it's nonstick, I was happy to discover that it truly was. The spatulas and spoons are a nice, strong, and thick plastic that you don't have to worry about. It's all-around a great set." β€”Luke

    Price: $39.97 (originally $49.97; also available in gray)

    17. A set of Pyrex liquid measuring cups that'll last you a lifetime. This three-piece set includes three different-sized cups for any recipe. Are you planning on putting the measuring cups in the microwave, pre-heated oven, fridge, freezer, or dishwasher? Cool, because these work under all those circumstances.

    Liquid measuring cups on a table

    Promising review: "When I think Pyrex, I think best of the best. And this three-piece set fits the bill. The 4-cup measuring cup felt well-balanced when it was filled to the top with water. So did the 1-cup and 2-cup. The handles feel comfortable β€” not too small or too large. At the top of the handles, there is a flat spot with a slight indentation for your thumb. Nice to have when you are getting ready to pour. I liked that. The pour spouts did alright when I didn't pour too fast. I also like the fact that there are various measuring increments β€” cup, ounce, milliliter, whole, half, thirds, quarters. And they are easy to read when measuring out a liquid. I store these stacked one in the other with a sheet of paper towel between each cup." β€”Vik

    Price: $17.98 (originally $24.99)

    18. A KitchenAid box grater to make shredding items a little less annoying. This sleek grater has four cutting surfaces, which include fine, medium, coarse, and slicing. Reviewers claim this product is extremely durable and does not rust.

    A cheese grater with cheese in a home

    Promising review: " I love this grater!! It Cuts your work in half! The size is bigger than your regular-sized grater, but I love it; you can store it out or in cupboards. I grate potatoes, pepper jack, Monterey Jack, and sharp/medium cheddar. I only buy block cheese. Multi-functional! Rubberized bottom for non-slip!!" β€”BEE

    Price: $11.97

    19. A cast-iron skillet with an assist handle that will change the way you cook forever, in the best way. Bonus: it's pre-seasoned!

    A cast-iron skillet with meat

    Promising review: "After comparing similar-sized skillets, I choose the Lodge based on the many positive reviews. I couldn't be happier! Heats up quickly and evenly. I use it daily for bacon, potatoes, and eggs. Absolutely no sticking and easy cleanup. Steaks come out perfectly seared and juicy. Grandkids love visiting when we make homemade skillet pizzas. So easy and delicious. The crust comes out with a wonderful crispy texture that you normally only get from fancy pizzerias. I just ordered a second pan so we can bake two pizzas at once." β€”HipsterAbuelo

    Price: $24.92 (originally $39.50)

    20. A set of two spatulas to make sure you get the last drop out of pretty much everything. Heat-resistant and easy to clean, there is a lot to love about these spatulas, and reviewers agree.

    small and large red spatulas

    Promising review: "These spatulas are the best thing since the creation of spatulas. I'm not a fan of *everything* silicone, but these are certainly a game-changer. For the price, how can you not try them out? These will probably be the only ones I will buy from now on! Fantastic product." β€”Roy

    Price: $7.97

    21. A 12-piece set of stemless wineglasses for wine nights with friends and family. These 15-ounce glasses hold a lot of wine, and they promise to be super durable.

    Stemless wine glasses holding yogurt parfait

    Promising review: "The price for these is ridiculously low. They are nice glasses of good quality. A little heavier than the expensive name brand ultra-light wine glasses, but not bulky by any means. Bought them for a big wine tasting party, much nicer than plastic, and not much more money. Would definitely buy again." β€”CharlieBC

    Price: $14.99

    22. A nonstick three-piece baking pan set that'll last years of use. These baking pans are made from heavyweight steel that promises to evenly heat everything.

    two cookie sheets with cookies on them

    Promising review: "I've always used Wilton brand cookie sheets. They last forever, are NONSTICK, and so darn easy to clean. In the past I bought other brands, but have learned my lesson β€” stick with the good stuff. I highly recommend these cookie sheets, and once again Walmart came through with an amazing price!!" β€”koolchik1022

    Price: $9.92

    23. A set of three 100% cotton pot holders, so you no longer need to worry about the heat coming through and burning your hands. Besides being machine-washable, these potholders come in over ten colors, so you'll easily find one to match your kitchen.

    A yellow pot holder on a counter

    Promising review: "These are fantastic potholders and exactly what I've been looking for! They are well made, nice looking, and function perfectly. So many potholders I've purchased in the past did not keep the heat from coming through the pad. This set kept the heat away and they are just the right size." β€”Michelle

    Price: $8.55+ (available in 12 colors)

    24. A five-piece measuring cup and bowl set that'll make mise en place a bit more bearable. Reviewers are raving about how beautiful and easy to use this set is.

    teal, coral, yellow, and green dotted measuring cups

    It comes with a measuring jug and four measuring bowls.

    Promising review: "When you need a four cup measurer, you often don't need to be too precise β€” this is perfect, and precise for 1/2-cup increments. The pour spout is direct and I don't worry about the lines rubbing off over time in the dishwasher. I really love this; it goes with my kitchen colors too, so it is like Pioneer Woman custom designed it for me." β€”Sandra

    Price: $14.86+ (available in four colors)

    25. An 11-piece rainbow cutlery set, because if you're using something every day, why shouldn't it be super cute? Customers love how sharp and lightweight these blades are.

    A set of purple and holographic rainbow blade knives

    It comes with a chef's knife, a bread knife, a serrated utility knife, a paring knife, a Santoku knife, covers for each of them, and all-purpose shears.

    Promising review: "They are very comfortable to hold. Lightweight and, as others have said, extremely sharp. The sleeves are a nice touch both for safety and appearance. My next purchase will be a magnetic bar to showcase the knives. For the price and for that matter, even a greater price, you can't go wrong." β€”Craig

    Price: $19.35 (originally $34.99)

    26. A Dutch oven to add more versatility to your kitchen. You can use this handy pot for cooking, marinating, and even serving food. We stan this multi-purpose item.

    A grey dutch oven on a stove

    Promising review: "This is my first enameled Dutch oven. I read all the reviews and chose the Lodge based on quality for the price. At less than one-third the cost of more expensive brands, I took a chance. So far, I have made bread, stews, and braised meat. The Dutch oven works beautifully and cleans up so easily. I have a glass-topped stove and found that I have no issues with scratching. I already own iron skillets and am accustomed to moving them carefully across the glass for years without scratching. I definitely recommend this six-quart model!" β€”FossilHunter
    Price: $69.90+ (available in four colors)

    27. A nonstick wok for under $10. YES, really. Besides its price point, some benefits of this wok include its jumbo size and that it's durable and made from carbon steel, which helps it heat quickly and evenly.

    the wok

    Promising review: "I had been looking for a wok just to cook certain dishes the correct way, and I'm so glad I chose this one. It's amazing! Yes, it is truly nonstick. It is so easy to wash by hand, but use a normal sponge and not something that would scratch it. The wooden handles are a great thought, as you don't need oven mitts to handle it. I was impressed by how well my food cooked through. I love to sautΓ© veggies and semi fry. It is very fun to flip the food around, but make sure you do it away from yourself. The height of the sides are perfect as I didn't get oil burns up my hands and arms. I highly recommend this for anyone looking for a wok and not wanting to spend a bunch." β€”Plainair

    Price: $5.76 (originally $8)

    28. A 12-piece color-coded set of stainless-steel knives to make cooking a bit easier. To keep your fingers safe, each blade comes with its own sheath!

    A set of rainbow knives in a home

    It comes with a paring knife, a serrated bread knife, a utility knife, a slicing knife, a chef knife, and a Santoku knife, all with covers.

    Promising review: "Always wanted a set of working utility knives for my kitchen. I like this company as I have a set of steak knives. These were reasonably priced in comparison to other stores. They handle well, and I like the idea of them each having their own sheath. I don't worry about reaching in the drawer and cutting myself. These knives are very sharp and easy to handle when preparing meals." β€”Laura

    Price: $20.99 (originally $29.99)

    29. A set of six Corelle soup bowls that'll make you think "Why did I ever use anything else?" Not only can you put these bowls in the dishwasher, oven, or microwave, but they're also break- and chip-resistant.

    A set of white bowls

    Promising review: "I love, love, LOVE these dishes. I threw out all of my regular, heavy dishes and replaced them with nothing but Classic Winter Frost Corelle. Just plates and several different-size bowls, including these 18 oz soup bowls. What I like? Lightweight, ease of cleaning, and stackability. Corelle takes up little room in the cabinet, stacks perfectly, and even dried-on food (I have a son who likes to leave them on the counter overnight) comes right off with little effort. I will never buy another brand of dishes or bowls!" β€”WallmartWoman

    Price: $17.62 (originally $23.50)

    30. A Cuisinart food processor, because it's pesto season! With a 3-cup capacity and its BPA-free material, you'll be mad at yourself that you didn't pick up one of these sooner.

    A pink food processor with tomatoes in it

    Promising review: "This is a great little food processor, perfect for what I bought it for. I really didn't need the larger type units so this one was just right. Cuisinart products are generally of very good quality and this food processor is no exception. Easy to operate, high performance, and simple to clean. Very satisfied with the purchase." β€”Oberman

    Price: $39.95+ (available in four colors)

    31. A knife-sharpening tool that'll help keep your knives as sharp as your wit. The tool comes with a built-in finger guard to keep you safe, it promises not to rust, and it can even go in the dishwasher.

    knife sharpening tool in use in a home

    Promising review: "This sharpener is a great deal for a cheap price. I took all my big knives and sharpened each one at a time. I discovered that if you press hard and go slowly down the blade of the knife while sharpening with this tool, this will give you the best results. You may have to repeat this process up to eight or ten times. The best way to prove the knife is sharp is to take a piece of paper, hold the paper up and slice the paper straight down with the knife. It should cut the paper with great ease and not crumple up. All of my knives will now cut like butter and hard vegetables are very easy to slice. Don't waste your time with expensive electric sharpening machines. This tool will do almost as good of job. I definitely recommend this sharpener, and it fits right into my drawer. Also, America's Test Kitchen recommended this sharpener." β€”deerecka

    Price: $9.97

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