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17 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Are Under $15

Budget-friendly and life-changing.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community for their favorite cheap kitchen gadgets. Here are the must-have results.

1. A 3-in-1 avocado slicer that peels the toughest of avocados and always keeps your fingers safe.

"I always feel unsafe using a knife to remove the pit, so this thing is super helpful."

—Megan Sharpe, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $9.99.

2. Tupperware citrus peelers that'll score and peel fruit instantly, leaving your fingernails clean.

"These save me SO much time in the kitchen."

sstone226

Get a pack of six on Amazon for $7.49.

3. The Ove' Glove, which gives you a five-finger grip and can withstand extreme heat up to 500 degrees.

"They're THE BEST!"

laural470

Get it on Amazon for $12.55.

4. A cookie dough scoop that will give you perfectly-uniform cookies every single time.

"It's so fast and easy. Never again will I try to roll those delicious chocolate chips with two spoons!"

ajcastleberry

Get it on Amazon for $11.79.

5. This ground meat chopper that evenly breaks up ground meat and keeps you from scraping the pan.

"I love this for chopping ground beef, pork, tomatoes, basically anything in a hot pan. I use it to cut pasta and cooked veggies for my kids as well. Love this thing!"

pamelamiller888

Get it on Amazon for $11.98.

6. This stainless steel cheese slicer that cuts soft and hard cheeses, but not your fingertips.

cristat

Get it on Amazon for $7.87.

7. This apple slicer that makes cutting up fruit as easy as, well, apple pie.

cristat

Get it on Amazon for $6.99.

8. A digital food scale that makes weighing food and counting calories a piece of cake.

"It's helped me so much in getting just the right amount of food. It's especially helpful when you're counting calories and want to be exact."

imgoth

Get it on Amazon for $13.98.

9. A cherry and olive pitter that will remove pits and keep your teeth whole.

"I love cherries, but they're a pain to eat – always having to spit out the pit. Everything changed when I got a cherry pitter and can now eat a bowl of pitted cherries as easily as grapes!"

wl2262

Get it on Amazon for $12.99.

10. This microwave pizza plate that'll cook pizza and meats evenly because of its raised grid.

"It not only works with pizza but with anything you want to defrost, cook, or reheat. I love using it for chicken nuggets, frozen fish pieces, and even bacon."—rayp4afd3d313Get it on Amazon for $6.04.
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"It not only works with pizza but with anything you want to defrost, cook, or reheat. I love using it for chicken nuggets, frozen fish pieces, and even bacon."

rayp4afd3d313

Get it on Amazon for $6.04.

11. A pair of kitchen shears that'll cut through everything from meats to herbs.

"They're perfect for cleaning and cutting up chicken and pork. If they break, I don't feel guilty about shelling out only a few dollars for a new pair."

vanessar4fe0aa3e1

Get it on Amazon for $8.95.

12. A tomato shark that'll core tomatoes at restaurant-chef speed.

"It's great when you have to core a bunch of tomatoes for salsa and bruschetta, or if you want to de-stem strawberries. They're really cheap, and you can find them in almost any restaurant supply store."

sarahh146

Get it on Amazon for $8.83.

13. This garlic chopper, which makes chopping garlic, fruit, nuts, and onions a quick and tear-free experience.

"By far the best kitchen gadget I have ever purchased! I use a lot of garlic and this is perfect!"

amersj

Get it on Amazon for $9.20.

14. A zester with a rubber handle that's so easy to hold and wash, it'll give you a new ~zest~ for life.

"My zester CHANGED MY LIFE. I am OBSESSED with that thing. They are so well made, and they come in lots of fun colours!"

—Samantha Elizabeth, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $10.99.

15. A vegetable spiralizer that'll give you fresh zucchini noodles in seconds.

—Emily Schulte, Facebook

Get it on Amazon for $8.88.

16. Some silicone spatulas that make mixing, scraping, and everything in between a breeze, all without damaging your pans.

"My mom and I are obsessed with baking, so having a silicon spatula is honestly a staple in our kitchen. We use these for scraping sauce off the bottom of saucepans and even cleaning frosting off sides of bowls. They're also the ideal tool to lick brownie batter off of. Just saying."

e4caac

Get this 3-piece set on Amazon for $7.33.

17. And these collapsible funnels that take up practically no space in your already-overcrowded drawers.

"They're super handy with baking, kitchen cleanup, and transferring things into other things. And they take up very little space!"

bookhero6

Get a set of two on Amazon for $6.59.

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