10 kitchen staples that every house needs

Our Spring/Summer Food Awards is your guide to the best products on the market. Bloggers from our Lifestyle Collective test and review top kitchen items for the season -- and we give you the lowdown on their favorites! See the winning products here!

There are staple products that can make or break a kitchen. Whether you're looking to upgrade your go-to cookware or stock up on the essentials, there are a few key items that you will use for years to come. From quality pots and pans to the utensils that you reach for daily, these are the 10 basics that every kitchen needs.

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Chantal Make & Take Ceramic Casserole
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All-Clad LTD Soup Pot
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Crux 7 Speed Blender
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OXO Good Grips Stainless-Steel Locking Tongs
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Le Creuset Rectangular Dish with Platter Lid
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Le Creuset Winged Lever
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Chantal 3 Quart Saute & Serve
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Dreamfarm ONI Everyday Knife
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Lagostina Nonstick Frypan
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Berco Ice Cream Scoop
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While our judges have revealed their favorite kitchen basics, we want to know which one is your must-have in the poll below! Don't see your favorite? Let us know the kitchen item that you can't live without in the comments below!

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