Must-Have Kitchen Essentials: for a Minimalist Kitchen

Are you moving out? In a new city or maybe a country, having a full-working kitchen sure feels empowering, as you don’t have to rely on take-outs every day.

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If you are someone who loves to cook their meals and also loves to feed others, then having a completely working kitchen is an essential step if you are moving out. In this article, you find kitchen essentials that will help you to cook your meals and prepare ahead, and also it is essential to have healthy, hearty, and wholesome meals every day. We have segregated kitchen essentials into six different aspects, which are:

  • Kitchen tools & utensils
  • Cookware & Bakeware
  • Dinnerware & Serve ware
  • Appliances
  • Storage & organization
  • Cleaning & Upkeep

With these kitchen appliances, you can cook anything and almost everything in your kitchen. These are very efficient options to make your kitchen entirely functioning. But, firstly, find a place that will allow you to cook, and then based on your cooking skills and interests you can tick on the items that are essential for you and your cooking endeavors. Before you buy something, make sure to invest in something that is durable and has a good quality. Otherwise, you might have to invest in the same product every 6 months. So, here is your checklist:

  1. Essential Kitchen Tools & Utensils
  • Knives – Chef’s, Paring knife, serrated knife, Bread knife, Honing steel for keeping your knives super sharp
  • Wooden Cutting board(s)
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Prep Bowls
  • Metal Measuring Cup Set
  • Metal Measuring Spoons
  • Can Opener
  • Vegetable Peeler
  • Mixing whisk
  • Lemon Squeezer
  • Garlic Press
  • Multi-facet Grater
  • Strainer
  • Oven Mitts
  • Slotted Spoon
  • Ladle
  • Tongs
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Metal Spatula (for turning)
  • Silicon Spatula (for various reasons)
  • Silicon Brush
  • Vegetable Brush
  • Cork Opener
  • Kitchen Scissors
  • Digital Thermometer
  • Ice-cream Scooper
  • Kitchen weighing scales (digital)
  • Pepper and salt grinder
  • Steamer basket
  • Water filter
  1. Cookware & Bakeware Essentials
  • Ceramic Skillets (Non-stick)
  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • Saucepan
  • Wok
  • Large pot
  • Dutch oven
  • Baking Sheets
  • Baking pans (square, 9X13, and loaf)
  • Cooking Rack
  • Rolling Pins
  1. Dinnerware & Serve ware Must-Haves
  • Cutlery Set (with forks, spoons, and table knives)
  • Steak knife set
  • Assorted bowls (cereal bowl, soup bowl, ice cream bowl, and larger bowls for noodles, rice, etc)
  • Glasses
  • Platter
  • Dinner Plates
  • Serving Spoons
  • Teacups & Coffee Mugs
  1. Efficient Kitchen Appliances
  • Oven and Stovetops
  • Freezer
  • Immersion Blender
  • Food Processor
  • Hand Blender/ Mixer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Other Essential Appliances (No Essential but Efficient)
  • Instant Pots
  • Air Fryers
  1. Storage & Organization Essentials
  • Container for sorting food
  • Bags (for sorting food)
  • Glass jars
  • Food wraps
  • Storage organizer
  1. Cleaning & Maintenance Essentials
  • Dish drying tips
  • Dishtowel
  • Dishcloths
  • Dish Washing kit (Brush, scouring pads, and sponge)
  • Dish Soap
  • Multi-purpose spray (or use the concoction of baking soda and vinegar)
  • A hand towel
  • Hand gloves (to protect your hands)

Here you have a comprehensive list of things that are essential for your kitchen. Based on your budget, choose the things that are needed for you. But, when you have a kitchen and you are cooking every other day then you need to keep it clean. So, make a habit of decluttering and organizing your space every day you cook. Keeping your kitchen clean will allow you to maintain the hygiene of your kitchen. So, follow this list, set your kitchen up, and make some delicious food that is good for your gut health and also for the satiety of your mind. Clean the appliances you have used and the dishes you can use should be part of your daily routine. Practicing minimalism can be extremely useful for keeping a clean kitchen.

Jerry Simmons

I am Jerry Simmons and I focus on breaking news stories and ensuring we (“Digital Wall”) offer timely reporting on some of the most recent stories released through market wires about “Financial” sector. I have formerly spent over 3 years as a trader in U.S. Stock Market and is now semi-stepped down. I work on a full time basis for Digital Wall specializing in quicker moving active shares with a short term view on investment opportunities and trends. <strong>Address:</strong> 4042 Braxton Street, Sterling, IL 61081, USA <strong>Phone:</strong> (+1) 815-535-4324 <strong>Email: </strong>[email protected]

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