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    Just 28 Things Under $100 From Amazon That'll Help You Finally Update Your Kitchen

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    1. A 1-cup coffee maker that brews from K-Cup pods or ground coffee, comes with its own travel tumbler, and takes up almost zero counter space. That's more than you can say about your last coffee maker or your last roommate.

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    Promising review: "I love the simplicity of being able to make a single round of coffee without having to use any type of filters. I decided to go with the Sboly coffee maker just to kind of see what everyone’s been talking about and let me tell you, I am absolutely in love with it. Not only can you do a single cup but you can also use the K-Cups, as well. I often use K-Cups, but I love the fact that I can use my own find ground coffee and put it in here and not have to worry about adding more trash to the environment. If you are hesitant to try this out, let me tell you, there should be no hesitation at all. It is very easy to use and takes less than five seconds to clean, which is a big plus for me, especially when you are trying to make coffee in the morning while rushing to get out of the house. I have been using this coffee maker for over a week now and I absolutely love it." —Ellie

    Price: $64.45

    2. A lid organizer, because it will keep you from ever again having to play your least-favorite kitchen-based game: "Does This Container Even Have A Lid? Or Did I Somehow Throw It Out At Work?"

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    Promising review: "This product does exactly what it is supposed to and does it well. In under 15 minutes, I took my nightmare lid drawer and turned it into a functional, convenient storage space. The dividers were simple to install and provided flexibility. Slowly but surely, I am getting my tiny, chaotic kitchen under control, and this got me a huge leap closer." —S. Hawthorn

    Price: $15.11+ (available in three sizes and with or without a pot lid organizer)

    3. A rose gold garlic press that can also press coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns — basically, if you need something cracked in the kitchen, this is your MVP (Most Valuable Press).

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    Promising review: "At first, I was hesitant to order this garlic press; virtually every brand claims the same benefits as this product. I am absolutely thrilled and grateful that I took the chance and ordered this amazing garlic press. It is a total game changer. It truly expels nearly every last particle of garlic and is SO EASY TO CLEAN! It is the best kitchen product ever. I’m buying one for everyone in my family and will get a few extra for hostess gifts. I don’t normally get excited about kitchen products, but I have been through many, many garlic presses, all of which had major annoying flaws. I have finally found my forever garlic press!!!" —mara

    Price: $12.99

    4. A pair of snap-on, pull-out fridge drawers, because even the smallest fridges have untapped space that you can use to store more snacks.

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    Promising review: "Great if you need storage for your fridge. Great for things like cheese and hot dogs. I hated how cluttered everything looked, and these made things so organized. Small but fit a decent amount. One can hold three packs of bacon." —Boy Mom

    Price: $33.69+ (available in packs of two or four as well as egg drawer styles)

    5. A sous vide cooking starter kit that comes with a sous vide pod, reusable bags, pumps, and clips — everything you need to cook like a total pro, even if your previous culinary was more of the "uncooked Pop-Tart" variety.

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    Promising review: "This was a freaking awesome purchase! When the product came, it was packaged nicely in a sturdy box. The sous vide cooker has been so easy and such a pleasure to use! It cooks my food perfectly! I also love how it came with reusable BPA-free bags with a handy pump to create perfectly vacuum-sealed foods. I would highly recommend getting this sous vide kit, as it is the best value for the money on Amazon!" —Steph

    Price: $94.99+ (available with 15 or 30 bags)

    6. A set of six dishwasher-safe, stainless-steel nesting mixing bowls with multi-colored airtight lids and nonslip bottoms, so you don't have to worry about transferring your leftovers to Tupperware.

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    The set includes 1-,1.5-, 2-, 2.5-, 3.5- and 7-quart bowls.

    Promising review: "I got this set a little while ago and I have used them everyday since! They’re lightweight, easy to stack, easy to store, and easy to clean. I love the rubber bottoms that prevent them from slipping on the counter. This is especially useful when kneading dough and mixing up difficult-to-stir recipes! The bowl sizes are also perfect. The largest one is great for even my largest batches of bread dough, with plenty of room for the dough to rise. The middle sizes are great for mixing up any thing else, or storing leftovers. The tiniest bowl is perfect for dips, or storing that last little bit of shredded lettuce for tacos. The airtight lids always keep your food super fresh! Moral of the story: you probably need a set of these bowls!" —Jenny

    Price: $24.99 (available in three colors)

    7. A snap-on silicone strainer that attaches directly to your pots, because juggling an unstable traditional strainer and a pot full of hot water is about as fun as juggling chainsaws (and looks way less cool in photos).

    The strainer, which attaches across half of the mouth of a pot or pan
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    Promising review: "I didn’t realize how cumbersome colanders can be until I was gifted this delightful gadget! It’s easy to clean (hand wash or just pop it in the dishwasher!) and fits on a variety of pans and pots. I use it for pasta, draining ground beef, beans, everything! It holds up to the weight of a full bow of pasta or pound of meat, and drain it more completely than using a lid or colander. Easiest way to drain just about everything!" —Chris C.

    Price: $14.99+ (available in five colors)

    8. A 4-quart standing mixer with seven speeds and dough hooks, so you can feel like you have one of the big-name mixers. Only your credit card will know the truth!

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    Promising review: "Not all of us can afford an expensive mixer, but the great news is that you don't need one...this machine does an excellent job! I've made cookies, cakes, cheese, butter and yes, even bread with this mixer! Never disappointed, it works great! My only concern in the beginning was that the machine shakes a bit at high speeds, but didn't 'dance' around. The suction cups on the bottom kept it firmly placed! I love the attachments! The splash guard is a nice addition! It's also pretty and looks good on my counter! I love it and for the price, you can't beat it!" —Chris Kermeen

    Price: $89.99+ (available in five colors and with or without top handle)

    9. A vacuum sealer that will keep your food fresh for five times longer than just tossing it in a normal sandwich bag.

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    Promising review: "This is the first vacuum sealer I've ever owned. Super simple to use and comes with great directions. A guide is included to educate you as to which settings to use when vacuum sealing your foods. I've used this machine so many times already and we absolutely love it! So far, we've cut up vegetables from our garden to enjoy throughout the winter season, and I love it for extending the life of produce from lettuce and tomatoes to berries. It's also great for keeping chips and crackers fresh. Great product, and I'll always have one in my home from now on." —angie w.

    Price: $47.99+ (available in black or silver)

    10. A vintage-styled, six-setting toaster with extra-wide slots, so you can easily toast the widest and everything-est of bagels without them getting stuck.

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    Promising review: "This toaster is not just beautiful, but it fits all my needs!! Regular sliced toast, thick sour dough, bagels and muffins all come out toasted to perfection!! This is a must-BUY!! I got everything I was looking for in this product!! Thank you!!" —Sharon

    Price: $39.99+ (available in five colors)

    11. An Instant Pot 9-in-1 multi-use cooker that won't just pressure cook your favorite meals — it also steams, sautes, warms, cooks rice, eggs, oatmeal, yogurt...basically, it does everything besides serve you your dinner and ask about your day.

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    Promising review: "I ordered the 3-quart on Black Friday and it has made dinner every night since then for two of us. From black eyed pea hummus to seafood stew, I have made hundreds of dishes that came out tasting great. Dressing, cornbread, apple crumble, shrimp scampi, salmon, cod, mac and cheese...just when you think there has to be something you can’t make, you will find a recipe. I have always hated to cook but the IP makes cooking fun, and when you have company, you can make preparations ahead of time, dump everything in before dinner, and spend time with company instead of in the kitchen. And you won’t have a zillion pots and pans to clean. If you hate cooking, don’t have time to cook or just want some healthy foods, this pot will change your life if you give it a little time. Keep a notebook in the kitchen and play a little, and you will soon become an expert." —Patty

    Price: $89.99+ (available in three sizes and two styles)

    12. An adjustable food wrap stand so you can organize up to eight boxes of cling wrap, foil, parchment paper, and other kitchen essentials that come in long, skinny boxes.

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    Promising review: "I ordered one, thinking I'd need two, but WOW, it holds a lot. One was really enough, I was shocked. Stacking my paper products vertically has REALLY saved me space in the pantry. I'm glad I made the purchase. So much easier to slide out the box I need without all the boxes falling. It was very easy to snap together. I thought it would be flimsy, but once together it holds itself square and snug. Highly recommend!" —Linda A.

    Price: $19.99

    13. A counter-mounted jar opener for folks who are tired of asking, "Hey, can you open this?"

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    Promising review: "I don't use jars or bottles very much. When I do, and I can not get them open, there's usually someone else here stronger than me to open them. Until a month ago. I was home all alone for the weekend and had the entire dinner made, and then could not get the bottle open! It was defeating and embarrassing. I decided that was never going to happen to me again. I searched for something that would open bottles and not take up any room in my kitchen. I found this product. It was easy to install in about five minutes. I finally had a reason to use it today. It was so easy! You have to get the jar in the teeth all the way back. Once it is secure, turn! And it is that easy. Do be careful, as the lid may be marred by the teeth. so don't get a metal splinter. The teeth are sharp so don't get your fingers too close to them. I am so glad I found this! No more 'can you open this?' And no more worrying when I am alone that dinner will be ruined." —MyHobby

    Price: $14.69

    14. A Cuisinart automatic 2-quart ice cream maker so you can make any ice cream flavor your want at home, including highly experimental flavors that turn out to be a terrible idea (i.e. Pear Martini Crunch). Luckily, it only takes an hour to make a new batch.

    A reviewer photo of the machine in use, making strawberry ice cream
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    Promising review: "Just finished making (and eating!) two batches of ice cream. Excellent flavor and consistency! I bought an extra freezer/container and, after the first batch was done (25 minutes), placed the next freezer bowl in the mixer and added the second ingredients. One gallon of delicious ice cream in approximately one hour! Loved not having to buy ice, rock salt, etc. Your ice cream will be slightly creamy (not rock hard), but quickly can be 'cured' and made harder by placing in your freezer for a while. I also loved how much quieter this machine is compared with our regular ice cream maker. As far as durability, it seems well made, but time will tell how it holds up. When we finished transferring the ice cream to plastic containers, we immediately cleaned the freeze bowls (soap and warm water), dried them, and placed them back in the freezer ready to make another batch. Love this machine." —MICHAEL R. LOVERIDGE

    Price: $91.99+ (available in three colors)

    15. A set of six color-coded stainless-steel knives with matching covers, because there is nothing more annoying (or potentially ouch-inducing) than blindly pawing through your cutlery drawer, trying to find the right knife.

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    The set includes a paring knife, utility knife, Santoku knife, carving knife, chef’s knife, and bread knife.

    Promising review: "I had been looking at these knives for a while. I love the pretty colors but was afraid they wouldn't be a very good product. I was very wrong. These knives are very sharp and have sliced and chopped through everything I have put them through. I carefully wash and dry them after each use and slide them back into their covers. Superb knife set, especially for the price." —Lisa W.

    Price: $17.69

    16. A vegetable chopper with seven inserts so you have everything you need to dice, spiralize, slice, peel, and even juice (!) pretty much every single thing in your kitchen.

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    Promising review: "This is an upgrade from my old onion chopper. I had to give my food processor away due to a lack of counter space. This can chop the sized pieces I use most in recipes. So far, I have use it to made diced apples to use in oatmeal and for dog treats, onions, carrots, cucumbers and bell peppers. The device slices through easily and it is much easier to clean than a food processor, but not as tedious as using a knife. I definitely recommend." — T. Robb

    Price: $24.62

    17. An automatic egg cooker that can whip up six eggs at a time any way you like, including scrambled, poached, hard-boiled, and soft-boiled.

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    Promising review: "This is quite honestly the easiest and fastest way to make foolproof hard boiled eggs. I always struggled with getting the right water temperature, eggs leaking in the water, and under- or overcooking when making hard boiled eggs the traditional way. This makes it so much easier. Fill the cooking tray with the prescribed amount of water, set the egg tray with handle in, pierce the large end of your eggs with the piercing tool, plug in the unit, press the button to start, and wait until the alarm sounds. I let the eggs sit for another minute before removing the lid, remove the eggs into cold water with tongs, then peel. Perfect hard boiled eggs! I am so excited to make egg salad, deviled eggs, and all of the other things that were such a hassle before. Plus, this unit is just the cutest thing, and the price is right! A great color (I chose aqua), easy to store, and comes with extras to make poached eggs, a mini omelette, and more. Totally worth the cost. I would recommend this to anyone for personal use or for gift giving." —akapoison

    Price: $17.99+ (available in five colors)

    18. An ultra-narrow, four-level rolling storage rack, so you can use the tiny space between your stove and fridge for something besides spilling crumbs into. The rack is only 6.5 inches wide at its widest point!

    Reviewer image of the rack, which holds cans and other items on shelves that are slightly covered on the edges so that the cans cannot fall off easily
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    Promising review: "I was searching forever for a cart like this for a narrow space in between my kitchen counter and the wall, and this cart is perfect! It's super narrow and slides in and out, so I'm able to take advantage of the area for storage now. The cart was really easy to assemble, and it's sturdy but lightweight. It has wheels on the bottom to slide in and out of wherever you put it, and my favorite part is the sides are closed off so you cannot see what is on the shelves when it's tucked into its nook. It makes my kitchen look so clean and organized! I love it and would highly recommend it for anyone who also needs an organizer for a narrow space!" —Lauren P.

    Price: $48.99

    19. A mini waffle maker that also makes hash browns, cookies, grilled cheese sandwiches, and any other delicious, round treats you can dream up.

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    Promising review: "Great product at such an affordable price. Heats up ridiculously fast and is so convenient for on the go." —jamiejames

    Price: $9.99+ (available in 20 colors and four waffle shapes)

    20. A phone holder with a weighted, adjustable base, so you can keep your phone stable while you're cooking, instead of propping it up against a potato and hoping for the best. The stand can hold your phone horizontally or vertically, and can even work with some smaller tablets!

    A reviewer photo of the stand holding a phone in the vertical position
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    Promising review: "I was so tired of losing my phone behind ingredients, pots, and pans while trying to cook from online recipes. I purchased this weighted-bottom stand to avoid that. I am now able to keep all kinds of cooking debris away from my ports and smears off my screen, too. This stand can hold my iPhone and iPad for that reason. I can even charge while I'm using it." —Kerri

    Price: $12.99+ (available in five colors)

    21. An under-sink organizer, because an organized under-sink doesn't just make it easier to find products — it also helps you save money! Think of all the dough you've wasted in the past buying new soap when you already had five bottles of the stuff and just didn't see them because of the clutter.

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    Promising review: "Bought this and really love it! This under-the-sink expandable shelf unit really works great for me and my wife. I have a weird-shaped space under my kitchen sink where I store all of my cleaning supplies. The bottles and sponges were just thrown around before I bought this. I was able to adjust the width, height and depth to fit the odd-shaped area under my kitchen sink. Appreciate how you can modify the size/shape to make it work. It also fit perfectly around the plumbing! That was nice. Now I don't have to sift through all the cleaning bottles to find the one I am looking for." —Evan

    Price: $24.95

    22. A one-touch automatic can opener that leaves your can tops smooth, so you can stop worrying about cutting your fingers on the jagged edges, and start worrying about more important things, like whether you bought enough black beans for Taco Tuesday (trick question: there is no such thing as "enough black beans").

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    Promising review: "This thing is NEAT! I rarely put much thought in the purchase of a can opener, but when my old one died, I needed a replacement. Although the price of this opener is higher than a standard can opener, the 'Smooth Touch' intrigued me. I was not disappointed! First, let me say that using this can opener is a no brainer, and it's extremely easy to use. I always fought with my old can opener to actually 'hold' the can properly so it could cut the lid, and more often than not, the lid would still be partially attached, forcing me to fish around the sharp edges to pull it up. With this can opener, you lift the handle, place the can underneath, and then lower the handle. It grabs the can so easily, it made me realize how much of a hassle my old opener really was (sometimes, it's the little things you don't notice). The can locks in securely, so no worrying about it dropping off once the opener completes its rotation. This can opener leaves the lid's edges completely smooth, as well as the rim inside the can. The lid will fit flush with the can after opening, so with things like cat food, I simply replace the lid and store it in the fridge (I wouldn't recommend this for long-term storage). The build quality seems pretty good. It has decent weight, so it won't slide around, and nothing feels cheap about this appliance. My final thought: this can opener is especially great for children or the elderly, where ease of use and avoiding cuts from a can is a concern." —Demaray

    Price: $29.85

    23. An 18-gallon touchless trash can with infrared motion sensors and two compartments, so you can toss out garbage and recyclables without getting your hands yucked up.

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    Promising review: "I like this garbage can. It holds two full-size kitchen garbage bags in it, one for trash and one for recycling. This automatic lid works perfectly. My kids like the automatic lid and are much better at putting their garbage in it than when we had the kind with a foot press. This is the second one I have bought, to replace the first one, which lasted through many years of use. It blends in nicely with my stainless steel appliances. And the two stickers you see on the front (indicating which side has garbage and which side has recycling), I recommend placing them on the lid instead. That makes them more visible from where you are standing when you (or your guests) are putting garbage in it." —RWRiley7990

    Price: $69.99

    24. A set of reusable storage containers including silicone sandwich bags and beeswax wraps, that'll save some space while also making sure you never get caught without storage supplies — and making your kitchen greener in the process.

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    The set contains six reusable silicone sandwich bags, six reusable stretch lids, and three reusable beeswax wraps.

    Promising review: "I was curious yet hesitant to buy and try beeswax paper AND reusable bags (let alone the extras that come with this set). But I did, and I'm stunned at how much I absolutely love every single item. I was so pleasantly surprised by not just their quality, but their versatility. I use them on a daily basis, especially the bags; I haven't bought sandwich bags since I got these and I'm never looking back. I use them to store leftovers, unused produce and poultry in my fridge—in addition to storing dry food, of course. I LOVE THE BEESWAX PAPER! It's sticker than cling wrap! Everything is SO easy to clean and use. If you're reading this, please just give it a try because you won't be sorry. 10/10 would buy again." —Abby

    Price: $23.99

    25. A 34-ounce stainless-steel French press with a three-layer filter system so coffee grounds will stay out of your cup.

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    Promising review: "This is simply an awesome French press coffee maker, and all metal — NO Plastic! It is very ergonomic and easy to clean. I've had glass French presses before and even though I'm careful, eventually they suffer from my clumsiness and break. This unit is double-walled which keeps the coffee warm, and if I dent it on the outside, I suspect it will continue to work fine. The double mesh strainer works very well screening out coffee grounds and is easily cleaned by spinning it a bit in water. I wish I had one years ago! If you are looking for a good french press coffee maker, consider this unit." —DT

    Price: $19.97

    26. A pump-operated salad spinner that does way more than just take your green, leafy buddies for a whirl. It has an inner basket that can also be used as a colander, and the whole unit can be used to store extra salad.

    A reviewer photo of the spinner filled with lettuce
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    Promising review: "I've been wanting one for a long time, and finally got around to buying it. Generally, I think single-purpose kitchen tools are a waste of money, but this is an exception. If you use greens or herbs often, it's well worth the money. I've probably spent that much already using paper towels in the past. It has saved me a lot of time as well. If you want encouragement to eat more salads, this helps. It's simple and fun to use, and it removes excess water very well. I really like it for herb prep — it speeds up the process for things like cilantro chutney, basil pesto, chimichurri, especially since it can hold a good amount." —Artemisia

    Price: $29.95+ (available with or without vegetable peeler)

    27. A wood-and-chrome baker's rack for kitchens that were not blessed with counter space. Or shelf space. Or, you know, space.

    A reviewer photo of the baker's rack, which has four shelves and hanging S-hooks
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    Promising review: "This baker's rack is exactly what my kitchen needed. It provides a ton of extra storage space, plus it is sturdy enough to act as an extra countertop and is super cute. The assembly was easy (I did it by myself), and it allows for a great deal of flexibility in terms of shelf heights. The 'countertop' space is deep enough to hold a cutting board or cooling racks. We sometimes chop vegetables here, and we have had zero issues with the sturdiness of the rack (even on carpet!). Definitely a great purchase." —Sarah

    Price: $84.93+ (available with or without microwave cart, and with or without expert assembly)

    28. A 22-inch electric griddle so you can cook more pancakes at once that you thought possible (or, frankly, advisable).

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    Promising review: "We have had this for a year now. It is perfect for camping or home. I like that the handles easily detach for storage, making it compact. It is thinner and lighter than the old one we had, and I was concerned that it would heat evenly. It does heat evenly, cooking pancakes, bacon, eggs, grilled cheese, all of it comes out cooked even. The surface has a slight texture, but nothing sticks, not even pancakes or eggs. Both slide off easily. I wash it with very little soap, using mostly hot water to keep it clean. After a years use, it remains in like-new condition." —Duane W.

    Price: $48.21

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