Kitchen essentials list

Kitchen essentials list

Kitchen essentials list

A kitchen essential

A kitchen essential is a tool or appliance that is used in the kitchen. It’s something you use every day and wouldn’t be able to live without. While this might seem like an obvious thing, it’s easy to forget about some of these items when shopping for new ones! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite kitchen essentials so they’re ready when you need them most.

  • Spatula
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Tongs (for lifting heavy items)

a shelf

A shelf is a place to store things. The most common use of a shelf is to hold food, but it can also be used for other items such as books or other items that are not directly related to food preparation. In fact, the word “shelf” derives from Old English, meaning “to separate with boards”; these would be used in medieval kitchens where cooks needed more space than even the most spacious pantry could provide.

Some people like having shelves for their kitchen essentials because they help them organize things more efficiently by putting them away when they’re not being used and accessing them easily when needed. If you need additional space in your kitchen area but don’t have any extra cabinets installed yet then adding another one may be ideal!

a refrigerator

A refrigerator is a must-have for any kitchen. It should be large enough to fit all of your food and drinks, but also easy to clean and open/close. If you plan on doing a lot of cooking or eating out, it’s important that you have an energy efficient refrigerator with at least one temperature setting (you’ll want this if you live in an area where temperatures vary throughout the year).

The best way to get started shopping for the right size? Measure the length, width and height of your current fridge—then buy one that’s about 30% larger than these dimensions; this ensures that there will be plenty of space left over for storage once everything has been stocked up properly!

a cutting board

A cutting board is a great way to store food, keep your knives sharp and keep the countertop clean. It’s also an easy way to organize your kitchen because it allows you to cut things into smaller pieces so they can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer. You can use one board for all kinds of different types of foods: meat, vegetables and even breads!

a knife set

A knife set is a great way to start your kitchen essentials list. A good quality set will come with many different knives, including paring, utility and chef’s knives. The best sets have an accompanying knife block that holds all of the blades in one place so they’re easy to find when you need them.

A good sharpener for your knives is also essential for keeping them razor-sharp so you don’t end up with a dull blade! If you don’t already have one on hand (or if it’s been more than three years since last using it), consider purchasing one before starting any major cooking projects—you’ll be glad you did!

a wine opener

  • Use it correctly. This is the most important step, and you’ll probably want to practice on a few different kinds of bottles before you get into the real thing. When using a wine opener, place your thumb on the top of the handle and press down with one hand while holding onto either side of your bottle with your other hand. If all goes well, it should pop open pretty easily—just make sure not to press too hard or too long in any one direction!
  • Cleaning tips: Wipe off excess dirt once per week with a damp paper towel or cloth; rinse out thoroughly before storing in its case (which should be kept dry). Also remember that these are tools; don’t let them get covered in food residue or grease from cooking unless they’re going directly into storage at home (ease up on those kitchen chemicals!).

a meat thermometer

Meat thermometers are a useful kitchen tool that can help you to determine the doneness of your meat. They’re not just for use in the kitchen, either—meat thermometers are also used by cooks at restaurants and chef’s tables around the world.

There are three types of thermometers: digital, analog and instant-read. The best choice for you will depend on how much time you have available for monitoring your food as it cooks. If you’re short on time but still want an accurate reading from your meat thermometer, then an instant-read model will work best for most people; however if there is no rush then perhaps consider investing in a digital model instead?

a food processor, blender or an immersion blender

  • A food processor, blender or an immersion blender.
  • A food processor is a good choice for small jobs. It can process nuts and seeds into flour, as well as chop vegetables into small pieces. If you only need to make one recipe at a time, this may be all you need!
  • Blenders are great for making smoothies and other drinks because they’re easy to clean up afterwards. You can also use them to make sauces or soups if you don’t have any other equipment on hand already (like an immersion blender).

a strainer

A strainer is a utensil used to strain liquids. It can be used to remove solids, particles and impurities from liquid foods, such as soup or juice.

  • A colander has holes that allow food to drain through them, but it doesn’t have any type of strainer attached.
  • A sieve has fine mesh that lets you strain out some of the smaller particles in your food without losing too much liquid at once (though you’ll still have leftovers).

a pot with lid

A pot with lid is an absolute necessity in any kitchen. It’s a great way to store food, water and coffee—and it works just as well for tea!

When making soup or stew, the lid helps keep things warm while you’re away from the stove. If you live alone and need something to keep track of your child’s snacks while they’re at school (or college), this can be a great solution.

In addition to being useful for cooking/stirring/storing food and drink…a pot with lid also doubles as an instant ice cube tray! Just fill up the container with water, freeze until solidified then put them in your freezer until ready for use later on down the line 🙂

an oven mitt, pot holder, or oven mitt holder.

An oven mitt, pot holder, or oven mitt holder is a must-have for your kitchen. They’re great for protecting your hands from hot pans and pots as well as other sharp objects that you may not be used to handling in the kitchen. An oven mitt will cover your hand completely and protect it if something slips out of your grasp—like when you open the oven door! A pot holder can also provide some protection against hot surfaces like heating elements on stovetops and burners on gas ranges (you know who has these? Everyone). The best part about using an oven mitt holder? It doesn’t matter what size person is holding onto them because they’re designed specifically for big chefs such as myself!

Make a list of the things you’ll need for your kitchen remodel.

  • A list of the things you’ll need for your kitchen remodel
  • A list of the things you’ll need for your kitchen renovations
  • A list of the things you’ll need for your kitchen remodel and renovations

Create an inventory of all the supplies you need for your kitchen renovations.

Once you’ve decided what types of renovations you want to make, it’s time to make an inventory of all the supplies that you’ll need. This can be as simple or complicated as you want it to be. You may choose to make an actual list or just sort through your current kitchen items and write down any extra ones that seem important.

Once this is done—or if there are any other questions about what kind of tools or gadgets should go into your new space—it’s time for some serious shopping!

List any applicable features for appliances and other kitchen items that aren’t listed in this list.

  • Any applicable features for appliances and other kitchen items that aren’t listed in this list
  • Other:
  • What is the biggest appliance you have? Does it have a beeping sound when it’s finished cooking? If so, what does the beep sound like?


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