No matter how busy we are, most of us take time every day for the ritual of a meal (or two or three). Whether it’s grabbing a quick dinner, lingering over a cup of coffee, or enjoying drinks with friends, the aesthetic experience of the kitchen- and what comes out of it- permeates our daily lives. Here are some goods to make your tabletops, counter tops, and stove-tops (not to mention your tummies!) happy during your ritual snack time. And, as always, that ritual can be perfected for $20 and under.