All of Our Favorite Budget-Friendly Equipment Recommendations

These 70-plus recommendations deliver great results without you having to spend a lot on them.

Published Aug. 20, 2020.

For every single equipment review, we on the ATK Reviews team spend weeks (and often months) researching and testing products to ultimately decide on what the best Dutch oven or charcoal grill is. Sometimes, our favorite is a bit, well, pricey—and not affordable for everyone. Which is why we also name Best Buys: equipment that still works great and costs considerably less than the overall winner.

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We  rounded up all of our Best Buy equipment recommendations, including our budget-friendly top picks as well. We also linked to the full reviews on our site and listed the prices we paid at the time of testing. (Note: since prices fluctuate on Amazon, they’re likely to be currently different than what we paid for them.)

Pots, Pans & Dishes

Cast iron skilletCeramic skilletGrill panRoasting panSmall Dutch oven


Air fryerElectric kettleCrock Pot 8-Quart Express Crock XL Pressure CookerKitchenAid stand mixerFissler pressure cooker


Brad lamePie carrierspringform panoffset spatulaSheet pan

Tools & Utensils

Can openerOXO Good Grips Silicone Jar Spatulatortilla warmer


carbon steel knifechef knifehoning knifesantoku knifeserrated bread knife


charcoal grillchimney startergrill brushgrill tongsplancha


Coffee makerburr grindercarafefrench pressblade grinder


kitchen scaleyeti coolersalt boxpot holderdish rack

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