Gifts for the Kitchen Under $100

It can always be challenging to find great affordable gifts for holidays, birthdays and special occasions. Chances are, there are “foodies” in your circle of friends, and what could be a better way than giving them a present that will surely become an indispensable part of their culinary arsenal?

Whether it’s Christmas, or your foodie friend’s birthday, or even just an ordinary day, surprise them with a nifty kitchen appliance.

You probably know that people who love food and cooking are particular when it comes to kitchen appliances. Fortunately, you can find cleverly designed appliances that look so high-end but are surprisingly reasonably priced. Small kitchen appliances are great gifts to your food-loving friends. They’re guaranteed to become one of the regulars on their kitchen countertops.

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Cuisinart CPT-320 Compact Stainless 2-Slice Toaster, Brushed Stainless

Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker and Warmer

Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker, Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Brewer, 6 To 10 Oz. Brew Sizes, Black

BLACK+DECKER PowerCrush Digital Quiet Blender, New Quiet Technology, BL1300DG-P

Ninja Food And Drink Mixer 40 Oz. 11.4 In. X 19.1 In. X 7.3 In. 450 W

 

1) Cuisinart CPT-122

You won’t believe at first, but Cuisinart CPT-122 2-slicer toaster’s sleek black-and-silver look belies its incredibly modest price tag. It brings the charmingly retro and classic look to your counterpart, but it delivers everything that you can ever ask for from a toaster. It can serve up toasts that are light, medium, or dark. It also has other features such as reheat, defrost, and bagel functions – things that you cannot find in a regular budget toaster. We’d say the among all the other budget toasters, the Cusinart CPT-122 strikes it big.

2) Instant Pot DUO60

Why switch between many kitchen appliances when you get them all in one tool: the Instant Pot DUO60 6-Quart 7-in-1 pressure cooker. Aside from being a pressure cooker, it also works as a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a steamer, a sautee pot, a warmer, and even a yogurt maker. So it’s like buying all of these appliances for the price of one. It is easy to use and easy to clean, too. And since the Instant Pot DUO60 combines all of the seven appliances, it makes a great space saver to your countertop. It saves you money, effort in cooking and cleaning, and space – in other words, a dependable all-around kitchen partner.

3) Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker

For most of us, we cannot start the day without a warm cup of joe. But a lot of us are too busy to make our brew, so we are thankful for the Keurig machines and their K-Cups that make our coffee blends in a jiffy. It has a large 48-ounce water reservoir, which allows you to brew up to six cups before refilling it. It brews a large batch of coffee while saving you precious time, thus making your morning routine much simpler than ever. It is a great appliance for the home and also for the office.

4) Black+Decker 3-in-1 Digital Power Crush BL1350DP-P

This powerful 3-in-1 blender proves to be excellent in processing almost every ingredient that you can think of. This blender can even crush ice, which means it also makes great smoothies. It has a six-cup capacity, making it perfect for blending drinks, dips, soups, and sauces in large batches. The Black+Decker 3-in-1 Digital Power Crush BL1350DP-P also features an infusion filter, which attaches to the inside of the jar. This excellent tool makes great flavor-infused water (such as lemon water) by keeping out the seeds and pulp out of the beverage.

5) Ninja Master Prep Professional QB1004

The Ninja Master Prep Professional QB1004 is a nifty food chopper with a 2.5-cup capacity. The top-mounted motor allows you to push down the button and start chopping. This unit includes a blending container as well as a medium-sized processing bowl. It’s a good value for your money.

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Hydroponics Growing System,Support Indoor Grow,herb Garden kit Indoor, Grow Smart for Plant, Built Your Indoor Garden (Large-White)

All-Clad KZ750D Stainless Steel Immersion Blender with Detachable Shaft and Variable Speed Control Dial, 600-Watts, Silver

Vacuum Sealer By NutriChef | Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System For Food Preservation w/ Starter Kit | Compact Design | Lab Tested | Dry & Moist Food Modes | Led Indicator Lights (Silver)

Paderno World Cuisine 3-Blade Vegetable Slicer / Spiralizer, Counter-Mounted and includes 3 Stainless Steel Blades

GoWISE USA 1700-Watt 5.8-QT 8-in-1 Digital Air Fryer and 50 Recipes for your Air Fryer Book (Black)

 

6) Vegebox Smart LED Hydroponics Growing System

Now you can grow your favorite vegetables and herbs all year round with Vegebox Smart LED Growing System indoor garden. It doesn’t require any soil or even your green thumb in growing your favorite produce. It has a full spectrum 21-watt LED grow lighting which you can use once the seeds start to sprout. It’s eco-friendly, too, and you can use it all year round. You don’t have to wait for summer or spring to enjoy fresh vegetables and herbs. This kitchen gadget is perfect most especially for those living in high-rise apartments who want to grow crops but are unable to due to lack of arable land and limited space.

7) All-Clad Immersion Blender

Work in the kitchen becomes faster, more efficient, and less laborious, thanks to smart kitchen gadgets such as the All-Clad Immersion Blender. This sleek tool chops, crushes, purees, and blends food so quickly and easily that you can make hundreds of your classic favorites, such as smoothies, salsas, soups, dips – you can even make your own mayonnaise! The All-Clad Immersion Blender can be used any pot or container and saves a lot of space in your kitchen. With its efficiency and versatility, it’s unbelievable that it costs under a hundred bucks. A must-have for home chefs!

8) NutriChef Vacuum Sealer

For most foodies, one of the things that they hate is wasting food. They hate food that’s going bad because it also means wasted money. But the so-called “air-tight” storage containers are usually bulky and take up a lot of space in the fridge. Plus, you cannot be sure if food stored in containers will last that long. Fortunately, there’s NutriChef Vacuum Sealer that seals in freshness in your meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, fries, chopped vegetables, peas, mushrooms, and a lot more, in big or small portions. Meal preps will become easier, faster, and less expensive. Vacuum-packed foods are also a space saver, which allows you to organize your fridge more efficiently and store more food for future consumption. With less spoiled food that’s going to garbage bin, you will be able to save more money!

9) Paderno Tri-Blade Slicer

Looking to impress your dinner guests? Coaxing your kids into eating veggies? Paderno Tri-Blade Slicer is an easy way to make your vegetable dishes look more attractive and fancy. It is a vegetable slicer and spiralizer in one, which features three sharp blades for creating impressive strands of carrots and zucchinis. With the Paderno Tri-Blade Slicer, vegetables have never looked this exciting.

10) GoWISE USA 8-in-1 Air Fryer

We all love fried food. But for those who are on a strict diet, they cannot help but miss the good ol’ French fries, slabs of bacon, and deep-fried Oreos. Other people find frying with oil as quite messy. But good news – you still can enjoy your classic deep-fried favorites without the extra fat, calories and cooking oil splatters with GoWISE USA 8-in-1 Air Fryer! You will be amazed by this clever kitchen contraption as it can make extra-crispy French fries, fried chicken, and fried desserts as if they were deep-fried, but they actually aren’t. With its eight touchscreen cooking presets, you can also cook other stuff such as steaks and pizzas. With a sleek and modern design, it looks like that the future of food is now with GoWise USA 8-in-1 Air Fryer.