Every Kitchen Gadget You Need For Your Home—And They're All Under $45

Stocking your kitchen isn't cheap, so you want to be sure to do it right the first time. That means finding the best products at the most reasonable price. We've done the research and here it is—the seven budget-friendly kitchen gadgets that everyone needs.

Black coffee maker with glass pot that can hold 12 cups. photo

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Coffee Maker

If you love coffee, there's nothing better than waking up to a freshly brewed cup (or two, or three). With this 12-cup coffee maker you'll have enough to satisfy the entire household's caffeine craving. Tip: To keep your coffee tasting great, make sure to run a cleaning cycle every 90 uses or so.

To Buy: $17; walmart.com

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Hamilton Beach blender with fruit and ice inside the pitcher with two large to-go cups and a small to-go cup. photo

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Blender

Whether you're making a post-workout protein shake or a breakfast smoothie, this blender is a must-have for your kitchen. It comes with a 32-ounce pitcher that's convenient for meal prep and three to-go containers (two 16-ounce and one 8-ounce). If you're in a rush, you can make life easier by blending the ingredients right inside one of the travel cups, which also means fewer dishes!

To Buy: $33 (usually $50); wayfair.com

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Silver 2-slice Kenmore toaster. photo

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Toaster

This stainless steel toaster will toast your bread and bagels to perfection, and it's also easy to store. Its cord wrap will prevent a tangled mess when you put it in the cupboard with other kitchen appliances, and the pull-out crumb tray allows for an easy cleanup.

To Buy: $44; amazon.com

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Black and silver manual slow cooker. photo

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Crock-Pot

Whether you're hosting the holidays or wanting to come home to dinner after a long day at work, slow cookers are essential to your kitchen arsenal. This crock-pot can feed up to five people and has three heat settings. Make cleanup easy by sliding out the removable stoneware and toss it in the dishwasher—you can even use it as a serving dish!

To Buy: $17 (usually $20); target.com

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White Hamilton Beach hand mixer mixing chocolate chip cookie dough. photo

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Hand Mixer

Stand mixers can take up a lot of space in your kitchen and can also cost a lot of money. This small-but-mighty hand mixer is easy to use and won't burn a hole in your wallet. It comes with traditional beaters and whisk attachments and a snap-on case for simple storage.

To Buy: $29 (usually $35); wayfair.com

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Vegetable chopper, slicer, and spiralizer chopping an onion. photo

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Vegetable Chopper, Slicer, & Spiralizer

Why spend your money on multiple kitchen appliances when you can get three in one? The vegetable chopper, spiralizer, and slicer has you covered with various attachments (plus a glove to protect your fingers from the sharp blades). The set includes two dice blades for chopping hard and soft produce, a spiral blade for veggie noodles, and a ribbon blade so you can enjoy homemade potato chips.

To Buy: $19; amazon.com

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Black and stainless steel box cheese grater with four sides. photo

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Cheese Grater

A cheese grater might be more of a necessity than you think! Not only can this stainless steel grater add fresh cheese to your meal, it can also slice veggies and even garnish your dessert with chocolate shavings. It features four sides that can be used for coarse, medium, or fine grating as well as a slicing option. Designed with a wide handle and extra room for your knuckles, this kitchen gadget allows you to grate, slice, and zest quickly and safely without tiring out your hand.

To Buy: $12; amazon.com

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