Top 10 Most Affordable Small Appliances for your First Kitchen.
Handling a first-time kitchen with reliable, long-lasting appliances can be really tough, but for home cooks like you looking to get the job done in small spaces, it’s important to make the most of your affordable and limited cooking space.
These small but mighty appliances will help you start off the kitchen of your dreams without taking up too much of your space or putting a spending a hefty amount from your bank account.
Here are Top 10 Affordable Small Appliances for your Kitchen
While your kitchen Inspirational Pinterest board is likely filled with images of shiny stand mixers perfectly Calm on the marble counter tops of your dreams, in reality these mixers are heavy, expensive, and take up a really big amount of space.
Instead, for your starter kitchen go for a handheld mixer that can satisfy your whipping and beating needs while taking up minimal shelf space at the end of the day. And for just $20, this version will allow you to save up for a fancy, photo-worthy standing mixer down the line.
Another Handy appliance, this combo toaster & toaster oven is a great space saving solution, particularly for those who have limited microwave or oven access and need another quick heating source.
With this combination appliance, you can have your toast and eat it too. With the press of a button, this two-in-one device can be used as a traditional pop-up toaster or a counter top oven, all in one compact machine.
Electric kettles can be a great time-saver when prepping tea, pour-over coffee, instant noodles, and more. This super-affordable version won’t break the bank, but will provide easy access to hot water without having to schlep a heavy teapot onto the stove.
In the case your apartment or dorm is a stovetop-free zone, this compact and easily storable single burner will fulfill your heating needs without the bulk of a traditional hot plate. Perfect for those preparing smaller quantities, this affordable kitchen tool is a great solution for tight spaces with limited appliance access.
As an alternative to a traditional burner, this “Super Pot” with a grill plate acts as a burner and pan in one, saving you on even more space and equipment. With a built-in 3-quart pot, this compact appliance is capable of grilling, steaming, slow cooking, and simmering, and all in one affordable and versatile package.
For a healthier method of counter top cooking, a steamer with the ability to heat your veggies, fish, and meat simultaneously could be the way to go. As a bonus, this steamer saves on space with two stacked levels, allowing you to cook two different kinds of food at once without having to take up extra counter space with multiple appliances. As a bonus, the two steamer bowls are able to nest inside each other, making for more compact storage.
Even if you’ve never used an Instant Pot, you’ve probably heard of one after all, it’s pretty much the hottest thing in cooking right now. And while slightly pricier, this multifaceted appliance can perform the task of a number of other devices including a slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker, and steamer making it worth the extra cash.
While the 3-quart version should be more than enough for 1-2 people, if you’re planning on cooking for a more sizable crowd, 6-quart and 8-quart options are also available. Once you’ve picked the right size for you, make sure to check out our Best Instant Pot Recipes and get cooking.
Coffee makers are an indispensable small appliance. Unlike many other small appliances, coffee makers are found outside the kitchen. You can see these appliances in offices and hotel rooms because almost everyone loves a hot cup of coffee at the start of the day.
Brew a full pot using your favorite grounds on the carafe side, or make a cup for yourself using a K Cup pod or grounds on the single serve side with this 2 in 1 coffee maker
The Hamilton beach Flexbrew 2 way coffee maker has the option to please fans of all types of coffees and quantities, making it the perfect gift for a home with multiple coffee drinkers
Single serve brew time: In about 3 minutes, Flexbrew makes a strong, great-tasting cup of coffee, and you save energy because rather than heating water continuously, Flexbrew only heats the water when you’re ready to brew.
Whether it’s a clam shell grill, a Panini grill or an electric griddle, electric grills of all types are welcome in the kitchen these days. Electric grills are small, smoke-free and easy to clean. Food cooked on an electric grill tastes great and can be a lot healthier than pan-fried food.
Enjoy Grilling All Year Long: This Indoor Grill With Hood Has a High Searing Heat That Locks in Juices and Flavors, and Lid Closes to Give You Signature Grill Marks; Serves up to 6 With 118 Square Inch Grilling Surface.
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