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Instant Pot

The kitchen item of the year is without question the Instant Pot ($150). You can cook pretty much anything, and this makes it so unbelievably easy.

22 Big-Ticket Kitchen Items That Are Actually Worth the Expense

In a dream world, money would grow on trees, and every piece of equipment in your kitchen could be top-notch. But, that isn't reality. The trick is knowing where to allocate your budget instead of frittering away funds on less-important pieces. These 22 items are all worth investing in the next time your budget allows for an upgrade; consider it the ultimate (practical) kitchen-equipment wish list.

- Additional reporting by India Yaffe

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