Everyone loves IKEA for inexpensive and trendy furniture pieces, and the many ways you can DIY
with creative hacks
, but its line of cooking basics is often overlooked. With quality pieces at great prices, these items are definitely worth your attention. Next time you take a stroll through IKEA, make sure you check out these highly rated cooking essentials — all under $15.
OUMBÄRLIG Saucepan With Lid ($15):
At two quarts, this pan is an ideal size for sauces or small servings of pasta, or just heating up a can of soup. With a layer of aluminum inside stainless steel, this saucepan heats up quickly and is dishwasher safe. It even has measuring lines inside — genius!
MIXTUR Oven/Serving Dish ($10):
This oven-safe glass set comes with four versatile pieces. We love to use it for entertaining. Mix and match the pieces to serve nuts, olives, or veggies and hummus.
FÖLJSAM Oven Dish ($3):
At 9¾ x 9¾ inches, this glass dish is the perfect size for roasting a side of veggies... or baking a batch of brownies. The choice is yours.
DIREKT 3-Piece Utensil Set ($4):
Sure to become a staple in your utensil crock, these non-stick cooking utensils won't scratch pans and are dishwasher safe.
GRILLA Grill Pan ($15):
This aluminum grill pan is coated in a Teflon® Classic non-stick coating, which makes for even heat distribution and easy clean-up. The handle also folds in to save precious cabinet space. And it's a crowd-pleaser with over 50 five-star reviews!
ÄNDLING 3-Piece Knife Set ($7):
Every home cook needs a good set of knives. With stainless steel blades, this set covers your basics with a bread knife, a cook's knife, and a paring knife.
TOLERANT Wok ($10):
We love this pan for whipping up a quick stir-fry or fried rice, and with an average rating of 4.7/5 stars, we're not the only ones. This non-stick wok is lightweight, so it's easy to handle when it's full of food.
ÄDELSTEN Mortar and Pestle ($15):
Spices are so much more flavorful when they're freshly ground. This black marble mortar and pestle is so gorgeous, you'll want to leave it on your counter 24/7.
IDEALISK Strainer ($3):
You'll reach for this strainer for everything from draining cans of veggies to washing fresh fruit.
KAVALKAD Frying Pan ($4):
A good-sized skillet is a kitchen must-have. At nine inches, this one is perfect for omelets. Lightweight aluminum makes this pan easy to handle, while Teflon® Select non-stick coating makes clean-up a breeze.
PÅBJUDA Whisk Set ($3):
Whether you're beating a bowl of eggs for a frittata or mixing a cup of hot cocoa, this set of stainless steel whisks will have you covered.
PRICKIG Microwave Lid ($1):
This reusable microwave lid prevents messes in your microwave and helps keep your food from drying out. Win-win.
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