We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share the $20-and-under kitchen gadgets that they can't live without. Here's what they said.
1. Collapsible Measuring Cups
3. Slow Cooker Liners
"These just make life easier, and I'm at a point in my life where I'll pay a small amount to prevent 30 minutes of scrubbing." —Amber Freeman, Facebook
More info: $6.99 here.
5. Garlic Crusher
"Legitimately a godsend for when you don’t want to deal with mincing garlic by hand but you’re past the jarred stuff." —Lindsay Rose
More info: $15 here.
6. Spill-Proof Ice Cube Tray
"The removable silicone cover prevents leakage and lets you store it on its side. It's the perfect space-saver because our freezer is always full and there's never enough flat space to put a regular tray." —iloxymorons
More info: $9.95 here.
7. Glass Pyrex Bowls
8. Swing-A-Way Leveraged Jar Opener
9. Milk Frother
"Mine is from Ikea and it's super versatile. You can make frothed milk or whipped cream for homemade lattes, or use it to easily mix sugar and powders into drinks. No more big hot cocoa lumps!" —Dominika Oliver, Facebook
More info: $2.79 here.
10. 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer
"This thing has changed my avocado life. It easily cuts through the skin, pits the avocado, and slices it. My fiancé's mom got it for me after watching me use a knife in what she says was 'an unsafe way' to get the seed out. Anyway, it's amazing." —Kayla Murphy, Facebook
More info: $9.99 here.
11. Bendable Cutting Boards
"Just cut everything up, fold it in half, and add everything directly to a pot or bowl." —m4e3ef324d
More here: Pack of two, $1.99 here.
12. Instant Thermometer
14. Can Strainer
"Snap it over a can and turn it upside down to quickly get all the excess liquid out. Flip it over and it's the perfect size for straining a can of tuna too." —Brittany Cabello, Facebook
More info: $5.97 here.
15. Bench Scraper
"This is the most useful thing in my kitchen. I use it on everything from scooping things off the cutting board and into a pot to sectioning off pastry for baking." –Jenna Ballinger, Facebook
More info: $10 here.
18. Julienne Peeler
"I have near nonexistent knife skills, and this cuts prep time in half. It slices through everything from apples to potatoes to zucchini with ease and I use it pretty much every day now, mostly because it’s fun and oddly satisfying." —Kristen G.
More info: $14.99 here.