equipment
All of Our Favorite Budget-Friendly Equipment Recommendations
These 70-plus recommendations deliver great results without you having to spend a lot on them.
08-20-2020
Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm

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.

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 skillet
Ceramic skillet
Grill pan
Roasting pan
Small Dutch oven

Appliances

Air fryer
Electric kettle
Zavor multicooker
KitchenAid stand mixer
Fissler pressure cooker

Baking

Brad lame
Pie carrier
springform pan
offset spatula
Sheet pan

Tools & Utensils

Can opener
Fat separator
tortilla warmer

Knives

carbon steel knife
chef knife
honing knife
santoku knife
serrated bread knife

Grilling

charcoal grill
chimney starter
grill brush
grill tongs
plancha

Coffee/Beverages

Coffee maker
burr grinder
carafe
french press
blade grinder

Miscellaneous

kitchen scale
yeti cooler
salt box
pot holder
dish rack