15 Kitchen Gifts That Amazon Customers Love (and We Want Them, Too)

updated Nov 15, 2022
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When it comes to splurging on kitchen items meant to be used day in and day out, you want to know you’re spending your hard-earned money on the real deal — especially if you’re buying for a loved one. Well, allow us to introduce you to your new secret weapon this gifting season: Amazon Customers’ Most-Loved Gifts section. It’s a highly-curated selection of the retailer’s many (many) offerings, and the section includes top gifts beloved by shoppers just like you. All of the products have pulled in an overwhelming amount of five-star reviews and are considered kitchen classics, so you know they’re worth buying for the friends and family on your shopping list this holiday.

To help you get started, we’re rounding up a few of our favorite must-have products from Amazon’s Customers’ Most-Loved Gifts section below, but feel free to do your own browsing, too! It’s basically like relying on the advice of thousands of friends who can help you suss out the best of the best — right from the comfort of your own home.

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Dutch ovens are regarded as a kitchen must-have, but they don’t come cheap. Expensive French-designed wares can come with a triple-digit price tag, and while they’re well worth it, they may not be the right choice for an entry-level cook looking to get comfortable adding a Dutch oven to their lineup. Enter: this affordable Lodge beauty. It combines versatile porcelain enamel with Lodge’s legendary cast-iron technology for a vessel that sears, roasts, and braises just as good as the big names.

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was $249.95

Serious bakers will be thrilled to unwrap this do-it-all stand mixer on Christmas morning — right before they use it to whip you up some homemade cinnamon rolls. Available in a slew of gorgeous hues, it packs a powerful 500-watt motor with 12 different speeds perfect for mixing up delicate dough recipes or whipping up some smooth buttercream frosting. As one reviewer exclaims, “So impressed with the ability of this machine and the price. I can’t see how you could beat this for form, function, and price — it’s a winner."

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was $25.99

Anyone who loves a good bagel for breakfast knows slicing one can be a royal pain (not to mention a serious risk to your fingers). Make your morning routine go that much smoother with this handy bagel “guillotine” from Hoan. As the (admittedly graphic) name suggests, it makes quick work of sectioning your bagel in two so you can toast and schmear to your heart’s content, thanks in large part to a carbon-steel blade and built-in safety shield. It even comes in a few charming hues (teal, red, black, and white) so you can keep it countertop without a care.

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Le Creuset is a well-known ace when it comes to Dutch ovens, but if you (or a friend) haven’t tried their other cookware products yet, you’re missing out. One of our favorites? Their versatile cast-iron pan, which boasts a black enamel interior that crisps like a champ (without requiring any additional seasoning), and an enameled cast-iron body that ensures a steady, even heat. Use it for searing chicken, mixing up a veggie stir fry, or cooking an ooey-gooey fruit crisp.

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was $69.99

They can have a soul-warming cup of the good stuff in their hands at a moment’s notice with this stylish (and handy!) electric kettle from COSORI. It features an elegant gooseneck spout designed for perfect pour-over coffee, plus five precise temperature settings to help achieve and maintain the perfect temperature as they wait for that endless Zoom meeting to be over.

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was $32.00

Everyone has their own preferred method of making coffee, but for those that love pour-over style brew, nothing beats a Bodum. This iconic brewer helps them achieve a pro-worthy pour in just a few minutes with zero bells and whistles. After all, over 28,000 five-star reviews can’t be wrong. As one reviewer notes, “I picked this up on a whim, having never tried pour-over coffee. After my first cup, I was hooked!”

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was $164.95

Give your favorite gardener or chef the ability to grow their go-to herbs at home, no matter what the weather. This hydroponic garden from AeroGarden uses high-performance full-spectrum LED lights to help you grow your favorite plants indoors up to 12 inches tall — all without soil. The best part? This starter kit comes with everything they’ll need to get going, including a gourmet herb seed kit (which boasts Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, thyme, Thai basil, and mint).

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was $95.99

Air fryers are all the rage in modern kitchens, and this one gets big accolades from reviewers for its ability to crisp food to perfection and its easy-to-clean construction. Gift it to your favorite home cook who is sick of soggy fries or wants more out of their weeknight chicken wings.

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was $23.95

If you know a friend who's passionate about their java, this is the gift for them. Made of durable borosilicate glass, these two handmade double-wall mugs are heat- and condensation-resistant, as well as dishwasher-, microwave-, oven-, and freezer-safe. Translation: They’ll be a useful addition to their coffee bar and a super-modern way to enjoy their antidote to the 3 p.m. slump.

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was $39.95

Treat your favorite happy hour partner to a thoughtful (and inexpensive!) gift this holiday season in the form of these modern white wine glasses. The unique square base allows for extra wine to be exposed to oxygen (aka bolder flavor) while the long, slim stem makes even the cheapest bottle of Two Buck Chuck feel luxe.

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This mini toaster oven is the perfect kitchen addition for those of us with limited counter space who still desire the full range of options that a toaster oven offers. With eight cooking settings to choose from, this Breville oven is a multifunctional pro at toasting, broiling, roasting, reheating, and more. Plus, it makes for a great gift for those who still work from home and appreciate speedy (and delicious!) lunches. And, right now, it's on sale for under $130 — it doesn't get much better than that!

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was $58.49

There are a lot of reasons to opt for glass food storage. You’ll have absolutely no worries that it’ll leach into your food, stain, or start to smell, and it’s attractive enough to use for serving. Most importantly, glass isn’t porous, so it does the best job of keeping food fresh, especially when it has a tight-fitting lid. With a gasket and four locking tabs on all sides, this Snapware Set is absolutely airtight. This set comes with 12 multi-sized containers and their corresponding lids and can be used in the freezer, microwave, or dishwasher. Plus, they stack for compact storage. What more could you ask for?

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was $79.99

An editor-favorite Keurig model, there's no better way to brew a flavorful cup and save precious countertop space than with the mighty K-Express. There's no doubt you'll appreciate the simplicity of the machine's controls. It's got the standard three cup sizes and a strong brew button which ensures a bold cup, no matter how your giftee takes their coffee. The bonus? You won't have to wait for the water to warm up after changing the reservoir or when turning it on first thing in the morning. Even if you've overslept, you'll still get a morning cup in with this incredibly quick machine!

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was $145.00

We love this large and versatile Caraway Sauté Pan. The mineral-based ceramic that coats the lightweight aluminum cookware is free of PTFEs and PFOA (the toxic chemicals found in certain nonstick cookware). Plus, the do-it-all pan is safe to use on gas, induction, and electric stovetops, and is also oven-safe up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit. Non-toxic? Check. Works on your stovetop and in your oven? Double check. Easy to cook in and clean? You bet! Oh, and did we mention how this stunning must-have doubles as head-turning serveware?

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was $52.99

The game-changing essential is every home-baker's dream. It’s essentially a lightweight hand mixer that easily detaches from its sturdy base if desired. You'll have the best of both worlds: Either get hands-on for quick egg beating or kick back and let the machine do the work for you. It features a 4-quart bowl with six adjustable speeds (plus a quick burst setting) and comes with a set of traditional beaters, a whisk, and two dough hooks. It's the perfect solution for small spaces or apartment kitchens and just $60!