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    29 Kitchen Gifts Under $10 Basically Anyone Would Love To Receive

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    1. A microfiber dish-drying mat with a marble design they'll love with every micro-fiber of their being.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's super absorbent, dries out well with a brief hanging on a cupboard door, and is not getting that mildew smell that some dish mats can get over time." β€”Sarosassah

    Get it from Amazon for $6.67.

    2. A mini skillet that'll be perfect for individual servings of fried eggs, cookies, or brownies.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these. I use them for individual cast iron skillet cookies. They make a great presentation, and the best thing is I can cheat and use the refrigerated cookies so its a quick on-hand dessert. With a scoop of ice cream, you are a star." β€”Cabinlife

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    See what won best cast iron skillets on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    3. Mike's Hot Honey, the tasty and versatile condiment that has a truly devout following. They'll want to put it on everything from pizzas to ice cream β€” believe us!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is now a staple for my kitchen. How I cooked without it before, I'll never know. Makes the best vinaigrette ever, quick pan sauces for pork, unexpected zip in dozens of dishes. Does it come in gallons? Have given it as hostess gifts several times and everyone gets hooked." β€”Martha Ronemus

    Read our full review of Mike's Hot Honey.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48 (for a 12-ounce container).

    4. A monogram mug to make them feel like Java Royalty.

    West Elm

    Get it from West Elm for $5+.

    5. A literary-themed cocktail kit if they've been ~scouting~ for a nerdy kitchen book.

    Amazon

    Includes bartender's jigger for measuring liquor, two cocktail stirring sticks, and 48-page recipe book.

    Promising review: "Bought as a gift for a book worm. Everyone enjoys reading when they visit since it is displayed in their bar." β€”Erin Foley

    Get it from Amazon for $7.96.

    6. A wall-mountable garbage bag dispenser that certainly won't look like garbage in their kitchen.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My plastic bags were becoming a mess but after organizing with these holders it made it very simple and easy to use! I hung them up with a command hook in my pantry and they were completely stuffed but held well. I was careful when filling them up due to the actual material feeling a little sensitive but they've held well so far!" β€”Karen

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (for two).

    7. A super effective knife sharpener if they just saw Knives Out and their knife is OUT.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "At first, I didn't think it worked too well. But then I watched their YouTube video, and realized that you may have to pull the knife through the sharpener up to 10 times to get it sharp. After pulling through the knives about five times, the knives did indeed get very sharp. I pulled my knives through the 'coarse' side 5–6 times, then through the 'fine' side about 4 times.

    Another tip I learned: set the sharpener on the edge of the counter at a 45 degree angle. (That's apparently what the v-shaped groove is for on the bottom of the sharpener.) When the sharpener is on the edge, you can pull the knives straight through and down without worrying about hitting the countertop and scratching it or breaking the tip off your knife." β€”Jack

    Get it on Amazon for $5.99.

    One of our editors owns this and loves it! Read her full review of the KitchenIQ knife sharpener!

    8. A cat mixing spoon to hang out on the side of their bev while they take a sip.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this little spoon! It fits perfectly on the edge of my coffee mug. Now I no longer have to go searching for a spoon to stir my morning coffee! Since it sits on the edge of the cup my fingers don't get sticky from a wet handle. Plus, it's absolutely adorable and makes me think of my own kitty while I'm away at work. This spoon has become an essential part of my morning routine." β€”Brianna S

    Get it from Amazon for $1.27.

    9. A clean/dirty magnet for their dishwasher so there's never any confusion over the status of the dishes.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "It's cute and little. Perfect for the dishwasher. Sticks easily on the dishwasher and doesn't feel like it will fall off. Easy to rotate from clean to dirty." β€”Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48.

    10. A retro martini glass for the friend who is over stems.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    11. A holiday Scrub Daddy pack because who can resist a sponge that smiles back at you?

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I used to 'save' these little gems for 'special projects' (what projects, I don't know because I ended up not ever using them!). Then one day I decided 'what the heck, just use one in the sink for dishes, you can always buy more.' Lo and behold, I LOVE them! They remove food off of dishes more easily than a sponge and I just throw them in the top rack of the dishwasher and they come out spotless! They never smell and always rinse out nicely in between washings. These little gems even take off hard water build up from my shower doors! (I also use regular cleaners with them to do the trick.). I love these so much I bought a bunch and used them as stocking stuffers last Xmas! Everyone loves them!" β€”DivaGranny

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (for three).

    Check out our picks for the best sponges on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    12. A Le Creuset egg cup for their very own idyllic Call My By Your Name moment this season.

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    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE! Holds my large eggs perfectly and even holds my XL eggs well too! Keeps them warm and holds them so they don't wobble while you spoon out your egg. The 'Caribbean blue' is lovely, because it is slightly darker at the center. There's enough space for the discarded shell and it won't tip if I am in a hurry. Yes, they can chip (it's ceramic), but they handle my teens (who often don't pay attention) and the dishwasher well. I expect to use these for the rest of my life." β€”The Wendy Lady

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in six colors).

    13. A "salt pig" with a little spoon they'll want to leave out on their counter.

    Amazon, Amazo

    Promising review: "I love this salt pig. My salt is always ready to go and easy to grab. I like being able to directly monitor how much salt I put on my food (vs hoping for the best as I shake it out of the salt shaker the salt is sold in)." β€”H. Wong

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95 (available in blue and white).

    14. A fancy reversible binchotan charcoal dishcloth that'll become even softer and more absorbent with every use.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The best dish cleaner ever. I am addicted." β€”Rae Dawn Chong

    Get it from Amazon for $9.45.

    15. A terracotta bear that's just very happy (or is that fear on his face? β€” hard to read, tbh) to be tossed in their jar of brown sugar and keep it fresh for up to six months.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Not only do I use one of these little fellows for my brown sugar, I picked up a tip from someone else. If you take one of these little guys and don't run him under water, but leave him perfectly dry, he will help keep your electronics such as cameras dry in the camera bags during humid months by absorbing the humidity. How perfect is that? A multi-tasking little fellow. Well worth getting multiples of. I'm sure I can find other uses as well." β€”A.B.A.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.89 (for two).

    16. A pack of wiener-dog corn holders that'll finally make them understand what a "corn dog" is.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Adorable corn holders β€” these work great and are a perfect host/hostess gift for the Dachshund lover in your life!" β€”Tizzie

    Get it from Amazon for $5.69 (for eight; also available in pig, cow, beer, and popcorn shapes).

    17. A pack of dip clips β€” that's a tiny bowl for dip that clips onto your plate β€” so they always have some added flavor at the ready.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are just wonderful. My daughter loves to have ranch with just about anything, but hates it on her plate touching her food. This is perfect to put your dip or sauce in without having it run all over your plate." β€”Gael Fulcer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.96 (for four).

    18. A set of cat butt magnets that'll make a perfect ~cheeky~ gift for the feline lover in your life.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My sister in law the crazy cat lady LOVED them!" β€”G.P.C.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (for six).

    19. A meal planner, so they don't have to drain 50% of their energy on a Chopped-style scavenger hunt in their kitchen every time they get home from work.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "As a busy working mom, this is fantastic! I keep an ongoing list of groceries needed on the right side (I modify mine based on what store I am going to) and then what's for dinner on the left side. I have four teenagers and there is always someone who is asking, 'What's for dinner?' so this does the trick as now they just need to look at the list! Perfect for the busy family, and LOVE the magnet on the back!" β€”Lauren T.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.

    20. A leopard-patterned ceramic tumbler that'll become their go-to vessel for sipping hot tea and staring out into the snowy abyss.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Easily the CUTEST mug I have every owned. I am a cheetah girl to my core, so obviously I needed this. I use it for at home or on the go. I love it!" β€”bwiefels

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    21. A glass snack bowl with a marble base so even their sloppiest midnight snack looks Michelin-ready.

    CB2

    Get it from CB2 for $9.95+.

    22. A set of silicone straws (with a cleaning brush) that'll reduce their footprint...stylishly.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I originally started out using the stainless steel straws β€” but I lived in this relentless, looming anxiety that I would chip my tooth on them...to the point where I dreaded using my straws. Which defeats the point! I thoroughly enjoy that you can chew on these. πŸ˜‚ Five stars all around, they come with simple baggy to take them for travel, AND a cleaner utensil. They're super low maintenance, because they give you the proper care and cleaning tools. They also donate to the OCEANA campaign effort to save the ocean!" β€”Amy Marquez-Vincent

    Get it from Amazon for $8.95 (for 10).

    23. A set of spice-gripper clips to save them tons of room in their cabinets.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "OMG, I love these things! Such a simple idea; how did I ever live without them? They added a lot more room in my spice cupboard, and they’re great for my OCD(ish) tendencies. They hold all different circumferences of spice bottles. If some spices are too big to place all in the same connected row, you can cut off a tab and separate them. It doesn’t really affect the items on the shelves; you just have to push them back a little (maybe half an inch or so), so the spices have clearance when the door is shut." β€”Bridget D.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (for six strips).

    24. A pair of multipurpose kitchen scissors with five different blades for all of their herb-chopping needs to be prepared for any meal prep that comes their way.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These scissors are the best tool ever! Instead of chopping up my fresh herbs and scraping them into whatever dish I'm making, I just hold the herbs over the dish and clip away. Fast, convenient, no mess, no fuss. In the morning, when I'm preparing a fresh salad to take to work, instead of having to drag out the knife and cutting board I just snip the fresh basil into the salad. If you flip the cover of the scissors around, the slotted side slides out the bits stuck in the scissors. Quick, easy and no waste. Love it!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    25. A llama sponge holder for a kitschy addition to their drab countertops.

    Urban Outfitters

    You'll get a sponge with your llama!

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $10.

    26. A pastry mould so they can make dumplings, pierogis, ravioli, pot stickers β€” the list goes on β€” with, truly, very little skill required.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This little gadget does the job. I can make a batch of dumplings in no time at all now. It is well made and sturdy, and turns out perfect dumplings every time. I haven't made my own dough as yet but I have been buying the wonton wrappers which are square and cutting the dumpling wrappers out of them. This machine will just fit in the square so you have very little waste. I found that if you cut three or four at a time it works better. I would recommend this to a friend." β€”J. Thompson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes).

    27. A foldable cutting board so they can dump their sliced veggies right into their pot when they've finished.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are the most amazing cutting boards! It is so handy to be able to slice, dice, chop, and then fold it up and pour into a bowl. I love them and have them in three sizes!" β€”C. Whitten

    Get it from Amazon for $8.23+ (available in six colors).

    28. An avocado slicer that removes pits with one quick twist, so they don't have to worry about "avocado hand."

    Amazon

    Promising review: "What an awesome tool this is! I should have gotten one of these years ago! Living in SoCal, I get avocados from the Farmer's Market all year long and this incredible tool is just fantastic. The 'knife' is plastic, yet sharp and cuts through the skin like butter! Then you flip it on its side and place the prongs over the pit and push in. The pit comes out and you push from the opposite side and it releases right into the garbage can...no more dangerously stabbing the pit with a sharp knife to lift it out and then struggling to get it off the knife! Then flip the tool over for the third time and slide it from top to bottom for the PERFECT slices! LOVE OXO brand, and LOVE this." β€”MountainNurse,BSN

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    29. A dishwasher-safe cauliflower chopper to make homemade cauliflower rice easier than ever.

    Amazon

    It also works on broccoli!

    Promising review: "If you have problems, like I do (with arthritis in wrists) with strength in hands and wrists, this cauliflower chopper is GREAT! My husband has taken it away and uses it now to do the chopping because it's so much easier! It doesn't take a lot of room in the drawer either!" β€”Rhonnie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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