You already know you can get just about anything on Amazon, but you might not have realized that many couples are turning to the online giant to create their wedding registries. The benefit of registering on a site like Amazon is obvious: Rather than craft two or three separate registries, you can create one centralized wish-list. You can even add items from other retailers using the site's universal registry functionality.
With options abound, we wanted to know: What are couples these days asking for? It turns out the most popular items on Amazon wedding registries are kitchen items. From cutting boards and bowls to small appliances and barbecue tools, couples want items to help them cook and entertain.
Whether you've already started your wedding registry or have yet to begin, browse this list of the most registered-for items at Amazon for a little inspiration.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, busy couples are asking for this popular and multifunctional kitchen tool to help simplify meal planning and dinner prep. This version is large enough for a family of four to six and features an easy-to-use control panel with 14 built-in programs, including a delayed start function.
Polished Mirror Finish Nesting Bowls, $25 for six
When space is at a premium, nesting bowls help solve storage issues. This set comes with six bowls, in ¾-, 1.5-, 3-, 4-, 5- and 8-quart sizes, that sit flush inside one another when not in use. The stainless steel construction means the bowls won't rust or absorb odors, making them perfect for baking, cooking, or serving.
The quickest way to take your dinner party to adult status? A fleet of gorgeous serving dishes. This acacia wood bowl is perfect for fruit, salad, rolls, or other sides. Don't entertain much? Fill it with fruit or baubles and use it as a centerpiece.
Whether for storing leftovers or toting lunches to work, this set of 42 plastic lidded containers is well-equipped for the job. The set includes five 1/2-cup containers, five 1 1/2-cup containers, five 2-cup containers, two 3-cup containers, two 5-cup containers, and two 7-cup containers. The graduated sizes nest neatly for easy storage.
BBQ Grill Tools Set with 16 Barbecue Accessories, starts at $47
A must for any entertaining arsenal, this complete set of grill tools includes a Swiss knife spatula with a built-in bottle opener, tongs, a basting brush, a cleaning brush, corn holders, and skewers. It comes with a convenient carrying case, but the stainless steel construction means this set won't rust, dry out, or crack—even if left outside.
When you're pressed for time, a food processor makes quick work of chopping onions, pureeing sauces, and even making pie crust. This version features a powerful 450-watt motor with three settings (low, high, and pulse), plus a 10-cup bowl that's big enough to feed a crowd.
You know you've made it when you have three different cutting boards—one for meat, one for fruits and veggies, and another for herbs and garnishes. The cutting boards in this set are made out of sustainable bamboo, making them easy to clean and gentle on knives.
Why have a regular old coffee maker when you can have a top-of-the-line espresso machine? This version does it all—it grinds, doses, and extracts—to create a rich single or double espresso.
You won't get very far in your culinary escapades without a decent set of measuring spoons. This particular set includes all the basic measurements and then some. A dishwasher-safe stainless steel construction means you'll have them for many years to come, too.
A real kitchen workhorse, Pyrex can be used for cooking, baking, serving, or storing leftovers. It's also freezer-, dishwasher-, and microwave-safe. This set includes a three-quart oblong dish, an eight-inch square baking dish, and two 1-cup storage dishes. Each dish comes with a tight-fitting plastic lid.