Stocking a Kitchen

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Whether you're setting up house for the very first time, remodeling, moving, refurbishing, or just feeling under equipped, here's the lowdown on just what you need to get cooking.


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  1. Utensils:
    -2 sets of measuring spoons
    -2 sets of dry measuring cups
    -2 glass liquid measuring cups
    -1-quart liquid measuring cup
    -biscuit cutter
    -can opener
    -citrus juicer
    -coffee scoop
    -cutting board
    -garlic press
    -ginger grater
    -grater (large & hand-held)
    -ice cream scoop
    -kitchen tongs (long & short)
    -long-handled fork
    -meat pounder
    -melon baller
    -mortar and pestle
    -pepper grinder
    -potato ricer or masher
    -salad spinner
    -skewers (metal or wood)
    -slotted spoons
    -soup ladle
    -spatulas, rubber (3 or 4 of various sizes
    and 1 high-heat)
    -strawberry huller
    -tea kettle
    -thermometers (candy, meat & oven)
    -timers (2)
    -vegetable peeler
    -vegetable brush
    -vegetable steamer (collapsible)
    -wire whisk or hard rubber whisk
    -wooden spoons (4 or 5)

    Baking Dishes:
    -baking dishes (multiple sizes)
    -microwave-safe casserole with lid
    -mixing bowls (4 or more sizes)
    -pasta bowl (serving)
    -plastic containers (for storage)
    -salad bowl (serving)
    -small ingredient dishes (various sizes)

    Pots & Pans:
    -broiler pan
    -cast-iron frying pan
    -double boiler
    -Dutch oven
    -frying pans (8" & 10") I have more than one
    of each
    -large saute pan
    -roasting pan
    -saucepans (1-qt., 2-qt. & 3 qt.)
    -stockpot (8 quart)

    -carving knife
    -chef's knife
    -kitchen shears
    -paring knife (2)
    -serrated bread knife
    -serrated tomato knife
    -sharpening steel
    -steak knives

    Baking Equipment:
    -angel food cake pan
    -baking sheet with rim
    -cooling racks (2)
    -flat baking sheets (2)
    -flour sifter
    -glass pie plates (2)
    -loaf pan (2)
    -muffin tins (2)
    -oven baking stone (pizzas and bread)
    -pastry blender
    -pastry brush
    -pastry scraper
    -rolling pin
    -round cake pans (2)
    -springform pan (9") I have more than one size
    -square baking pan (9"x9")
    -Silpads (rubber baking
  2. Electronics:
    -coffee maker
    -coffee grinder (optional)
    -spice grinder
    -food processor
    -hand mixer
    -heavy-duty blender
    -kitchen scale
    -microwave oven
    -standing mixer
    -waffle iron (optional)
    -crock pot (optional)
    -electric griddle

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