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PSA: Thanksgiving is next week
Whether you’re hosting a few friends or your entire family over the next few weeks, we know how opening your door to loved ones can be a bit overwhelming.
There is a lot of preparation that goes into putting on a holiday dinner, from gathering traditional holiday dishes to setting a festive table to ensuring you have all the necessary cookware and bakeware. Whether you’re cooking a feast for Thanksgiving or have an upcoming gift exchange, Amazon has you covered with an entire section dedicated to hosting essentials.
We've curated a list with affordable tablecloths, flatware, bakeware, and more that are $40 and under. Check out our 12 favorite picks that will help you plan a sparkling, stress-free season of entertaining.
Amazon Holiday Entertaining Essentials $40 and Under
Lushvida Rectangle Tablecloth, $7.99 with coupon (orig. $9.99)
Fe Kitchens 8-Ounce Ramekins, Set of 6, $13.98 (orig. $17.98)
Yhosseun Large 3-Tier Serving Tray with Stand, $30.59 with coupon (orig. $33.99)
Wdf 360-Piece Plastic Flatware Set, $28.79 (orig. $31.99)
Cuisinart Electric Wine Opener, $25.49 with coupon (orig. $29.95)
ChefSofi Charcuterie Cheese Board and Platter Set, $36 with coupon (orig. $71.99)
Umite 33-Piece Nonstick Kitchen Utensils Set, $23.99 with coupon (orig. $29.99)
Le Creuset Gravy Boat, $33.95
Mora Ceramic Baking Dish, $39.99
Nordic Ware 3-Piece Baker's Delight Set, $26.98 (orig. $51.80)
Plasticpro 32-Piece Plastic Plate Set
Say goodbye to messy clean-ups and hello to convenience with this plastic plate set. It includes 16 large plates for entrees and 16 smaller ones for salads, desserts, or appetizers. According to shoppers, the gold-rimmed plates provide a sophisticated look and are lightweight yet durable. So these plates are sure to withstand even the heartiest meals.
Hundreds of Amazon customers have given the plates a five-star rating. "Love this set,” one shopper wrote. “[I] Used it for the holidays and everyone thought I took out the fancy china. [They] elevated the whole table."
Lushvida Rectangle Tablecloth
A tablecloth adds elegance and festive flair to dinner parties and special events. This one from Lushvida has scalloped edges for a stylish look that totally fits the bill. The water-resistant polyester protects your table from spills and scratches. Opt for rectangular, square, or circular shapes ranging from 54 to 60 inches wide to 54 to 120 inches long. Plus, there are a variety of colors to choose from, including white, gray, and navy blue.
Nordic Ware 3-Piece Baker's Delight Set
It's crucial to have the right kitchen tools when cooking, especially when baking. Whether you're making cookies, sheet cakes, or one-pan meals, this three-piece pan set is a must-have. Users say the steel rims prevent the pans from rusting or warping and note that food cooks evenly and doesn't stick despite not having a nonstick coating.
The pans have racked up more than 41,000 five-star ratings from shoppers who have praised the bakeware for being the best they’ve tried. “I love these baking pans,” one reviewer wrote. “I like the way everything bakes evenly across the bottom. They are sturdy and clean up nicely.”
Check out the rest of our top finds below, and then head to Amazon’s hosting essentials hub and scoop up your favorites before the holiday festivities begin.
Hinmay Gold Plated Mini Serving Tongs, Set of 6
ChefSofi Charcuterie Cheese Board and Platter Set
Le Creuset Gravy Boat
Yhosseun Large 3-Tier Serving Tray with Stand
Fe Kitchen 8-Ounce Ramekins, Set of 6
Wdf 360-Piece Plastic Flatware Set
Cuisinart Electric Wine Opener
Mora Ceramic Baking Dish
Umite 33-Piece Nonstick Kitchen Utensils Set
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