Stocking a kitchen can be expensive — but it doesn't have to be.
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.
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:
Or a collapsible colander that takes up way less storage space than the standard ones:
Or maybe it's a pack of slow cooker liners that cut Crock Pot cleanup time in half:
These are $7.84 here.