Sure, you can make do with a knife, a simple cheese grater and a few cuts and bruises.
Or you can spend ten bucks on a pineapple de-corer, prolong that manicure with a garlic rocker, prevent burns with an at-home temperature-cooling tea infuser and save time with a surprisingly inexpensive vegetable chopper. But it's your choice.
Below you'll find 20 items all at-home chefs (and even ameteur cooks) might need to make cooking a breeze. Click through below to see what we're buying.