The kitchen is the heart of any home. It’s where you spend time cooking with your family, eating delicious meals, or hosting dinner parties.
If you love your snazzy cooking gadgets or kitchen items, here are some of the top kitchen accessories that every kitchen needs.
1. Stone Burner Covers
When you aren’t using your kitchen stove, they can feel in the way when you’re trying to cook or prepare food. Using metal stove burner covers to hide the top of your stove can immediately enhance your counter space, and makes the kitchen look cleaner and tidier.
2. Oven Glove
Lots of people use a wet towel to get their food out of the oven, and then find their fingers getting hotter and hotter. Towels are usually not thick enough to protect the fingers from the high temperatures of an oven tray. Get yourself a pair of high-quality oven gloves to prevent this from happening when you get your dinner out of the hot oven.
3. Food Processor
A food processor can be used for several things. Blending, cutting, and slicing foods to create a number of dishes or desserts. They’re super easy to use and can be cleaned quickly. They’re usually fairly small, so can be stored neatly in your kitchen cupboard.
4. Panini Press
Panini press machines are a life saver when you need to grab a quick lunch. Throwing together a sandwich and toasting it in the panini press gives you an easy, tasty toastie in just a few minutes. They’re not relatively inexpensive and small enough to be stored in the cupboards or neatly tucked away on the kitchen counter.
5. Measuring Cups
Perhaps one of the simpler kitchen accessories, but an important one nonetheless. Measuring cups are needed for most recipes, so make sure to keep a set in your drawers. They usually come in sets of five different sizes, and are super cheap.
6. Knife Set
Whether you are an amateur chef, or like to keep it simple when it comes to cooking, a good quality knife set is a necessity in any kitchen. Get yourself a set of knives that will save you time chopping and preparing food for your next meal.
7. Airtight Food Containers
Food containers are another must have kitchen accessory. There’s nothing worse than baking some delicious cookies, and finding they are inedible just a few days later because you left them out in the open air. Airtight containers can prevent food from spoiling or going off too quickly, which will save you money and time in the long run.
8. Mixing Bowls
Mixing bowls are used for everything in cooking and baking. They come in multiple sizes and are usually made from plastic or glass. Most recipes require multiple components to come together, so you will often need more than one mixing bowl. They cost next to nothing to buy, so grab yourself a couple of bowls to keep in your cupboards.