12 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 12 items are all worth considering investing in the next time your budget allows for an upgrade; consider it the ultimate (practical) kitchen-equipment wish list.