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Monday, August 29, 2011

How to Equip a Kitchen

So I decided to compile my three previous lists on how to start a kitchen into one large list! For your viewing pleasure, may I present the First Apartment Living How to Equip a Kitchen Completed list:

Equipment:


Baking Pan (9 x 9)
Blender (drinks don’t mix themselves!)
Bottle opener
Can opener
Cookie Pan
Cutting Boards
-at least 2, so you don’t cross contaminant
- I like the plastic kind that have a picture of fish, vegtable, cow and chicken so you never mix them up
Dish set
-          20 piece set
-          4 large plates, 4 bowls, 4 small plates
Dish towels
                -2 so you have one when the other’s dirty
Glasses/Mugs
-          8 so you don’t have to wash them everyday
Knives (at least 3 plus 4 steak knives)
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Microwave
Mixing bowls
-          A set of three (S, M, and L) that nest are perfect
Oven Mitts
-          2 so you can grab the sides of a baking pan
Pots w/lids
-          10 qt. stock pot
-          8 qt. stock pot
-          5 qt. stock pot
-          2  qt. sauce pan
-          1 qt. sauce pan

Silverware set
-          ( 8 forks, 4 knives, 4 spoons)
-          They don’t have to match, A la Anthro
Spatula
Slotted spoon
Steamer/Cauldron
Vegetable peeler
Additions
 Apron
Baking Pans
-          Casserole dish
-          Glass baking pan
-          Round ones for cakes
Butter Dish
Cake Plate
Cheese grater
Coffee Maker
Dish drying rack
Funnel
Hand mixer
Ladle
Kitchen timer
Knives (different kinds)
Meat pounder
Muffin Tin
Nesting Bowls
Pitcher
Place mats/ table cloth
Rice Steamers
Rolling Pin
Salt and Pepper Shaker
Serving Platters/Trays
Table Cloth
Tea Pot/ Kettle
Toaster Oven
Tongs
Trivet
Wooden spoons

Pantry :

Applesauce
Barbecue sauce
Bouillon cubes (Pick your favorite)
Brown sugar
Canned beans
Canned soups
Cereals
Chocolate chips
Confectioner’s sugar
Cornstarch
Light corn syrup
Flour
Honey
Jelly
Ketchup
Mayonnaise
Mustard
Nonstick cooking spray
Olive oil
Pancake mix
Pasta 
Peanut butter
Pepper
Rice
Salad dressings
Salt
Soy sauce
Sugar
Tomato sauce
Vegetable oil


Spices:

Baking Powder
Baking Soda
Basil
Cinnamon
Garlic Powder
Garlic Salt
Oregano
Parsley
Pepper
Rosemary
Salt
Sea Salt
Thyme
Vanilla Extract
ALSO- get one of those four mixed spices shaker (like lemon pepper, rosemary blend) they can add spice to every dish and this way you don’t have to mix spices!
Additions
Almond Extract
Allspice
Bay Leaves
Chili Powder
Cilantro
Cream of Tartar
Ground Ginger
Nutmeg
Paprika
Red Pepper
Seasoned Salt
Sesame Seed



1 comment:

  1. Hmm I don't have all of these but most of them!

    I like your pantry/spice lists, too. Very helpful for (what I just found out is a very expensive) first grocery shop!

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