I have a lot of tools and gadgets in the kitchen that I use a lot and feel like I can't do without. I couldn't give up my KitchenAid mixer or my MagiMix food processor. You need good quality pots and pans, of course. A few good sharp knives are essential. These are all fantastic items but are pricey. What about the tools in the kitchen that make my life easier but are not expensive? These are my top five that I would be lost without when I'm cooking!