Buzz·Posted on Jun 16, 2016What's The Best $20 You've Spent In Your Kitchen?Budget-friendly essentials FTW.by Melissa JamesonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Stocking a kitchen can be expensive — but it doesn't have to be. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Henson Associates via ABC Television Pricey KitchenAid mixers or Vitamix blenders aside, we often find that the best kitchen essentials — and the ones we keep coming back to — are the affordable ones. Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed So we want to know: What's YOUR favorite budget-friendly kitchen staple? Maybe it's a pair of bendable silicone ice trays — which are about a hundred times easier to use than the hard plastic ones: Amazon These are $4.95 here. Or a collapsible colander that takes up way less storage space than the standard ones: Amazon This set is $11.99 here. Or maybe it's a pack of slow cooker liners that cut Crock Pot cleanup time in half: Amazon treatsandsneaks.com These are $7.84 here. Or an instant-read thermometer that takes the guess work out of grilling: Amazon This one is $20 here. Whatever it is, we want to know. Share your favorite inexpensive kitchen items in the comments below and you might be featured in a future BuzzFeed post!