Back to College Kitchen Finds from Amazon

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Today I am sharing some back to college kitchen finds from Amazon. These college kitchen finds are so practical and helpful and can help to ensure your college experience goes more smoothly. If you missed it, check out my post on college must haves and dorm room essentials!


college kitchen finds from Amazon

1. French Press

This French press is such a great college kitchen find! If you like coffee in the morning, this French press doesn’t take much space and is so easy to work. Fresh, hot coffee in just a few minutes!

SHOP IT HERE: French Press

Raving Review: I love this French press, I use it almost every morning. It’s easy to use and the coffee tastes good. I fill it with boiling water while I prep my coffee grounds and heat my milk, then it keeps the coffee hot for a few hours. –Katherine Van de Coevering


college kitchen finds from Amazon


2. Air Fryer

Air fryers are such an essential appliance in every kitchen, and your college kitchen is no exception! It sits on your countertop and you can put it away when not using it. it’s surprisingly versatile and if you don’t have a stove, you can still make so much food in the air fryer!


Raving Review: So easy to use and food comes out delicious. I had a different style (airfryer oven) and hated it. This is just so simple, select temp and time slide drawer in and it starts automatically. The timer chimes and cuts off machine. So far go good. I use it at least 5x a week. –kyeager53


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3. Cold Brew Maker

If hot coffee isn’t your thing, and you are more of a cold brew person, this cold brew maker is for you! It’s sleek yet can make up to 1 quart of cold brew. It only requires cold water and a refrigerator, so no need for a hot water kettle.

SHOP IT HERE: Cold Brew Maker

Raving Review: I was so tired of the percolator taking too long for me and I like my coffee cold & strong. This right here fits one and a half regular size water bottles. That’s enough for me to probably last a couple days. I don’t drink that much coffee anymore. It’s so easy to to just fill with as much coffee as you like and then fill with water then sit in the fridge over night. It is plastic not glass but it’s durable and lightweight with a nice handle. I love that you can stick a straw right in there instead of grabbing a cup. Just love it! Gotta buy this guys! –Maria L Leon


college kitchen finds from Amazon

4. Mug Warmer

This mug warmer is a great college kitchen find. It will keep your mug of hot tea or coffee warm without needing to reheat! This option comes in 8 different colors and is at a great price point.

SHOP IT HERE: Mug Warmer

Raving Review: This beverage warmer is so easy to use. It automatically shut on when you put your cup on it and then goes off when you remove your cup. I really like to keep my tea hot as I am drinking it and this does the job. I have purchased 3 of them to keep in different rooms in my house so they are always available. It is so easy to use and I can always count on it to keep my drink hot. –DeeDee


college kitchen finds from Amazon

5. Rapid Mac Cooker

If you love mac and cheese but you don’t love standing over the stove while it cooks, or if you don’t have a stove at all, this is perfect for you! All you need is a microwave and a few minutes. This Rapid Mac Cooker works so that you can put uncooked macaroni shells in the container, fill it with water and pop it in the microwave. In just a few minutes you add your cheese ingredients and voila! Microwave mac and cheese.

SHOP IT HERE: Rapid Mac Cooker

Raving Review: i used this product in college and when i moved into my own place i had to get two more –Molly Frosheiser


college kitchen finds from Amazon

6. Ice Cube Tray with Container

If you have a freezer, this ice cube tray with container is a perfect college kitchen find for you. The silicone tray makes the ice cubes, and once they are frozen you can put them in the container and use the scoop when you’re ready to use them! I love that it is covered!

SHOP IT HERE: Ice Cube Tray with Container 

Raving Review: I am OBSESSED with this ice cube tray. i live in a dorm and it fits perfectly into my freezer and i can load up on ice! –Audri St.

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7. Tumbler and Rocks Glass Set

No kitchen is complete without drinking ware! This tumbler and rocks glass set is the perfect college kitchen find to add to your kitchen.

SHOP IT HERE: Tumbler and Rocks Glass Set

Raving Review: These glasses are simple and everything they need to be. I am not rough with mine, but I do use them every day and they are in perfect condition after a month of use so they seem fine. They look very simple and are just good glasses. –Tiffany Tyree


college kitchen finds from Amazon

8. Mixing Bowls

These mixing bowls are a great addition to your college kitchen. They’re great to whip up food in, and their added lids are perfect for any food storage! They also come in 26 (!) different colorways

SHOP IT HERE: Mixing Bowls 

Raving Review: These glasses are simple and everything they need to be. I am not rough with mine, but I do use them every day and they are in perfect condition after a month of use so they seem fine. They look very simple and are just good glasses. –Alanna


college kitchen finds from Amazon


9. Silicone Bakeware Set

This is a great bakeware set for your college kitchen! It’s silicone and includes a variety of baking pans for your needs. Plus it’s under 30!

SHOP IT HERE: Silicone Bakeware Set

Raving Review: I wanted a silicone bakeware set and so I purchased this one because it had all the pieces I needed. I baked a cake immediately and the silicone pan did exactly what I expected it to do. Yes, it released my cake beautifully, smoothly, & easily! I’m very well pleased. Oh yeah and my cake baked evenly golden brown too! –Momv3


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10. Kitchen Gadget Set

This kitchen gadget set is perfect for small kitchens. It has a vegetable peeler, pizza cutter, cheese grater, zester, and a bottle opener!

SHOP IT HERE: Kitchen Gadget Set

Raving Review: These little blessings are so easy to store in my drawer and whenever I need them I don’t have to rummage around inside the cluttered drawer space. With them being together it makes it easy to find what I need very fast. I love that it comes with a variety of gadgets that I’m use all the time. It’s handy to have them all in one place. Plus I can take them on the go whenever we are camping or picnicking. –Rachel Sue


college kitchen finds from Amazon

11. Reusable Storage Bag

These reusable storage bags are sustainable and perfect for your kitchen. You can freeze meals in these, take snacks with you to class, and more.

SHOP IT HERE: Reusable Storage Bags

Raving Review: These are just the most satisfying things to open and close. Great for storing salads, a cool lunch bag for work or school. Really pretty colors and actually super easy to clean. Also, if you store beets, tomatoes etc, you can put them in the sun for a little bit and the stains will disappear. –Cali


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12. Food Storage Containers

Food storage containers are perfect college kitchen finds. They’re so helpful to store leftover food or lunches. Very practical, useful and so cute! They come in 3 different color options as well.

SHOP IT HERE: Food Storage Containers

Raving Review: Second order, love the size variety and they don’t take up much space when not in use, perfect for our RV. –Dawn L. Pantle

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13. Meal Prep Containers

If you like to meal prep, these meal prep containers are a great college kitchen find. They’re so helpful to store your meals throughout the week, and the perfect size to take on the go.

SHOP IT HERE: Meal Prep Containers

Raving Review: I love everything about these bowls! They’re glass with the exception of the plastic lid and silicone sides. I love that I can take the silicone off to clean. When heating the container (lid off), the silicone provides a nice divide between my hands and the hot glass once getting out of the microwave. The snap on lids provide safe and leak free travel when shuffling to and from my classroom. I HIGHLY recommend for anyone looking for on-the-go containers. –Nicole


college kitchen finds from Amazon


14. Bento Lunchbox

This lunchbox is awesome! It has two containers for your lunch, as well as utensils for on the go. The bottom container has a divider so the lunchbox has 3 different compartments, perfect for your lunch needs.

SHOP IT HERE: Bento Lunchbox

Raving Review: My favorite part is that it fits more than enough food all in one container! I don’t have to fuss with 8 different containers for lunch for work now! I just wrap it up in Furoshiki cloth and throw it in my work bag and it doesn’t spill, easy to carry, and fits anywhere! Very light and perfect for on the go and perfect for portioning of food! I even got my mom to buy one! Microwave safe too, looks exactly as the picture! –Dayzha Clifford

What do you think about these college kitchen finds from Amazon? What college kitchen finds are on your list? Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments.


xo, Anca
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