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    31 Things From Walmart You Should Really Have In Your Kitchen By Now

    Because you really should be washing your potatoes better.

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    1. A set of four reusable storage containers to give your kitchen an elegant and put-together feel, even if you have weeks-old leftovers in the fridge. Because they are airtight, pantry essentials stored inside will stay fresh way longer. Hot tip: They are also a great way to store food while camping so nothing gets waterlogged from melted ice or devoured by pesky raccoons.

    An image of a four food storage containers on a table

    2. An indoor electric smokeless grill to cook proteins and veggies till they are nice and golden brown. This is especially perfect for those rainy days when you want to barbecue but the weather isn't quite nice enough. No coals or propane necessary — just plug it in and you're good to go!

    An image of an electric smokeless grill

    3. A pack of six plastic cutting boards for chopping fruits, veggies, and meats, without any hiccups. These plastic cutting boards are super flexible and can be used in so many ways outside the kitchen — like for crafting projects, or as placemats.

    4. Or a Tasty cutting board prep station because while pre-cut veggies are convenient, they are more expensive than their un-chopped counterparts. Aside from containing slots to store chopped food items, this prep station also has a built-in grater and strainer. It is also dishwasher safe, so you won't have to waste any more of your precious "me time" washing it.

    5. A microwavable 3-quart popcorn maker so you can always have your own personal theater-quality popcorn stash (and won't have to share with anyone because they can make their own). Whoever invented this deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. Bonus: It's dishwasher safe and there's no oil or butter needed.

    The three-quart popcorn maker with a plastic holder

    6. A spiralizer to shake up your workweek meal ideas. After all, if you find yourself making the same dishes over and over again, allow this gadget to show you how to make noodles, curls, ribbons, and other shapes out of your fave veggies. Get ready for some zoodle carbonara and apple chips!

    7. A two-tier dish drying rack if your dishwasher in your apartment is teeny (or nonfunctional), and you need a place to wash and dry a big load of dishes at a time. Because this drying rack holds weight well, it won't collapse if you stack bulky dishware on it.

    the two tier dish drying rack in black and chrome

    8. A multipurpose bench scraper that helps you transfer chopped veggies from cutting board to pan, dice herbs, portion dough, and slice brownies and blondies with ease. Gone are the days of cutting your baked goods with a butter knife, and ending up with awkward, ragged pieces.

    9. A three-tier utility cart to declutter your kitchen cabinets and give bulky kitchen appliances, dishware, kitchen tools, and cups a stylish place to call home.

    An image of a three-tier utility cart

    10. A heavy-duty veggie slicer for putting those days of wearing sunglasses to chop onions behind you. Since this slicer comes with four unique blades, you can dice and chop produce like a master chef, even if you are more of a novice.

    An image of a heavy duty vegetable slicer with four blades

    11. A digital food scale because if you're anything like me and don't have a head for numbers, this scale will eliminate all that head-scratching guesswork (or actual math). Aside from providing accurate measurements and easy-to-use functions, this scale also comes in seven colors, so it can go with any decor theme you've got going on in the kitchen.

    the digital food scale with parsley on top

    12. A kitchen utensil set with 28 practical tools, like measuring cups, whisks, spatulas, clips, and more. Now, you can finally part ways with the hand-me-downs you've had since you first moved out and have something brand new to call your own.

    An image of a 28-piece kitchen utensil set

    13. A mini Frigidaire because if a '50s-inspired diner aesthetic speaks to you and you want to bring some retro charm to your living room, office or bedroom, then you'll definitely want to snag this. Bonuses: It's available in fun colors, also works great for chilling beauty products, and comes with a car adapter so it's perfect for road trips!

    14. An iridescent 2-gallon glass beverage dispenser to serve lemonade, cocktails, water, or Arnold Palmers at your next garden party. It can also add some style to your kitchen while reminding you to drink water, especially if you are the kind of person who always forgets.

    An image of a glass beverage dispenser with a two gallon capacity

    15. A pair of meat claws so you can toss your salad and shred your chicken faster than your forks ever could. These claws can also help turn and transfer meats easily, so all sides can be golden brown and cooked evenly. Plus, they are dishwasher safe! Who wouldn't love that?

    A set of meat claws with a heat resistant head of 450 degrees

    16. A Pioneer Woman floral print electric tea kettle to make you feel like you're an aristocrat on holiday in the English countryside. Yes, it's purdy, but this kettle has other perks — it is made of stainless steel, has an a1.7-liter capacity, and automatic shutoff.

    An image of a vintage floral electric kettle

    17. A meat thermometer that you can use to get quick temperature readings for your roasts, steaks, and holiday turkeys. Its foldaway probe also makes it easy to use, clean, and put away when you're done.

    An image of a meat thermometer

    18. A Tasty cupcake kit that will bring the whole family together for a baking extravaganza. This kit is filled with 15 kid-friendly baking essentials — like bowls, baking cups, and a frosting syringe — so boredom is managed, and all the aspiring bakers in your family will have a starter set to practice with.

    An image of a 15-piece cupcake kit set

    19. A kitchen compost bucket if you want to transform all your fruit and veggie scraps into nutritious plant food. Since this bucket has a clear rubber seal that keeps it tightly shut, odors and pests will be kept at bay.

    the compost bucket in sage green on a window sill

    20. A silicone pot scraper tool that can remove stuck-on food faster than a steel wool soap pad ever could. Thanks to its hook end, you can hang it up easily when you're done using it, so it's one less thing to get lost in your kitchen drawers.

    An image of a pot scraper tool

    21. A modern stoneware dish set to replace the years-old, mismatched dinnerware you're currently using. This 16-piece set looks like it came straight out of an Anthropologie catalog, all without breaking the bank. Your friends might even start asking you what Etsy shop you got it from.

    An image of a 12-piece dinnerware set

    22. A rotating kitchen utensil set that is the ultimate lazy Susan for your cooking essentials. Now, your kitchen drawers will stay free of clutter (and finally close all the way) and you'll know exactly where everything is.

    An image of a model in a kitchen next to a rotating utensil stand

    23. A barbecue toolset for your outdoor kitchen, so you can master the grill like you're Bobby Flay. Along with the essentials, it even includes items that you may not think to buy separately — like corn holders, a basting brush, and shish kabob skewers. Now you'll have everything you need (and then some) to whip up some delish grilled grub.

    A image of a grill, a plate of a barbequed food, and tools from an 18-piece BBQ tool set

    24. A dual-sided veggie brush, because just like your teeth, your mushrooms and potatoes also need a thorough scrubbing. And cleaning this brush is a breeze because it's dishwasher safe, so you can use it again and again with no worries about germs or ickiness.

    25. A knife sharpener that can bring dull blades back to life. To use this sharpener, simply insert your knife at the base and push the blade through several times. Once they are completely sharpened, your trusty blades will look (and cut) as good as new.

    An image of a knife sharpener

    26. A Sodastream sparkling water maker if you love seltzer but are tired of hauling cases of it up your apartment stairs. In addition to treating your taste buds to the fizz you love, this gadget cuts down on single-use plastic and cans, so you'll also be doing your part to help the environment.

    27. A meat chopper that can break down ground beef and sausage in a snap. Pro tip: You can also use this chopper to make a fresh batch of guacamole. 🥑

    An image of a meat chopper being used to chop down beef

    28. An electric coffee grinder that is so much more versatile than you'd think. In addition to being used for its obvious purpose (coffee beans), it can grind down cinnamon sticks, nuts, seeds, and in the case of one reviewer, even *glitter!* Added perks? This grinder is easy to clean and won't take up too much room on your countertop.

    An image of an electric coffee and spice grinder

    29. A cooking oil sprayer so you can always spray the exact right amount of oil onto your veggies, meat, and cooking pans, rather than accidentally wasting half the bottle. The even better news: you can fill this sprayer with other liquids, including vinegar, lemon juice, wine, and more. I don't know about you, I am thinking about using one as a plant mister, too!

    The cooking oil sprayer

    30. A multi-functional manual food vegetable chopper that's perfect if you're the kind of person who would rather clean the bathroom than deal with chopping vegetables. Not only does this tool do all the rough chopping for you — since it also comes with a dehydration basket, you can make a fresh salad in a matter of seconds. The best part? This tool also comes with an egg separator, so can easily separate yolks from whites.

    An image of a multi-functional manual food vegetable chopper

    31. And, finally, a rotating apple and potato peeler machine, because, if you're anything like me, you think that peeling produce with clunky, sharp traditional peelers is the WORST. In addition to speedy peeling, it's super cool to watch this machine work its magic. Now, you'll have the PERFECT conversation starter at all your dinner parties.

    An image of a white rotating potato and apple peeler machine

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