Top 7 Items to Own in Your Kitchen
Every functional kitchen should have everything from knives and other cutlery to electric mixers and bowls. If you happen to move in a new home and still are in the need of new kitchen items, the following article’s list may help you out in getting Items to Own in Your Kitchen. If you have provided yourself with the most important things like a refrigerator, an oven, a cooker etc. then you are only in the need of the smaller things. But it is important to be aware that these appliances can still be prone to breaking and may need to be repaired by a company similar to Greenfield Appliance Repair so you can make the most out of the smaller things that you are looking into purchasing. However, sometimes they can cause you a headache, so instead to make a list, read our item list and get inspired.
#1. Sharp knife
It is very frustrating when you can’t chop off nice pieces of vegetables or meat. Having a super sharp and big knife means that you have an extra hand, because this would be your best helper when you cook. You don’t have to have a set of good knives; you don’t even have to have more than one. All you need is just one good-sized (20-25 cm long), sharp chef’s knife is all you need. Nothing, will improve your cooking experience more than a really good, really sharp knife.
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#2. Cutting board
Of course you will have to cut the food somewhere and you wouldn’t want to ruin your tables and counters. A good and quality cutting board is an essential item in your kitchen, so when you are going to go shopping for it, make sure you invest smart and get it made from thick and quality wood. Plastic boards can be also practical because they are easier for cleaning, but stick to the good old wooden boards because they are made of natural material.
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#3. Pots and Bowls
Everything is more difficult in a too-small pan because you can’t see what’s happening because the food is piled too high. The food doesn’t cook evenly because it’s not evenly in contact with the heat source or the pan. You will have a problem cooking the meat because it won’t go brown because the pan is too crowded and your soup for sure will boil over. That’s why don’t get temporary solutions, get yourself a nice large pot, bowl, a saucepan and frying pans. Yes, they can cost a lot of money, so try to make good investment, because once you pay the price the product should serve you well for at least five years.
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#4. Kitchen Scale & Thermometer
It is so much easier is it to make bread, pizza (or any sort of) dough, muffins, etc., when you can weigh everything into one bowl instead to measure everything into little cups? Instread to go through pulling and poking, knocking and wiggling, slicing you could just buy a thermometer. Also, your digital kitchen scale can help you out if you are on a precise diet and would want to prepare exact meal in grams.
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So simple yet so necessary. It would help you out with so many cooking activities – from turning your meat, fried egg and potatoes from one side to other, to helping you with removing sticky food from the bottom of the bowls. No matter if it is wooden or ironed, rubber or plastic, the spatula is a necessity for every well equipped kitchen, so don’t forget to get it.
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#6. Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven
If you plan to cook fruit butter, barbecue sauce, marmalade & jam or caramel and candy and these ovens do it all and they save you time and nerves. They heat more evenly which means the food almost never sticks or burns, as well there would be less stirring. Your meat will be heat very well, because this oven will cook food faster and at lower temperatures.
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#7. Vegetable peeler
Even though you may have lots of sharp knives in your kitchen drawers, they will not going to peel off your veggies the way a vegetable peeler would do the job. You don’t have to spend money on buying electric peelers; you only need one sharp tool that would help you peel your potatoes, carrots and other vegetable that needs to be peeled. Make sure to have one of these, preferable with metal handles because they can easily be broken.
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