Whether you're a recent grad or just finally graduating from a nightly takeout habit, stocking your own kitchen can be a daunting task. There's so much to buy, so many options, and only so much money between now and payday.
Thankfully, there's also Amazon, where you can buy everything from cutting boards to yoga mats to shark costumes for your Chihuahua. Instead of shopping alone in the store, you are also able to weigh the opinions, ratings, and buying habits of millions of strangers. Suddenly, picking out a new knife doesn't seem so daunting.
We sorted through Amazon's best-sellers lists for the kitchen essentials every well-stocked kitchen needs. As an added bonus, many of the best-sellers also just happen to be great deals, allowing you to save money and invest wisely at the same time.