Every chef knows that there are a few necessary kitchen gadgets everyone should keep in their kitchen. From hardwood cutting boards to the perfect knife set, take a look at the top 5 essentials you'll need to get started.
Hardwood cutting boards are by far the best when compared to plastic and marble. Not only will it protect your knives from damage, but hardwood can also absorb bacteria, trapping it and killing it. They are also aesthetically pleasing, with the option of walnut, cherry or maple wood and a personalized engraving, the choices are endless.
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Choosing your knives can be difficult, but ensuring your set includes the essentials can prove to be even more troublesome.
This knife is the most versatile and commonly used. From cutting vegetables to slicing through a cake, this knife can do it all.
Serrated Knife (Bread Knife)
This knife is for cutting through soft food that tends to squish or crumble when using another knife.
This knife is to make cutting small and intricate food. It makes trimming strawberries and halving mushrooms and ease.
When it comes to a kitchen, everyone has one thing in common: A drawer full of random kitchen utensils. Make sure you're equipped with what you need.
What's a great way to get your knives to last longer? Sharpen them! Depending on how often you use your knives will vary the frequency of sharpening.
Wooden spoons don't heat to high temperatures, react with acidic foods or scratch your pots and bowls. They won't melt or transfer tastes to your food.
When it comes to the debate on which to get, always opt for a Y-Peeler. Not only is it affordable and fast, but it also helps make the most tedious kitchen tasks a breeze.
The fundamental advantages of using a mandoline are speed and evenness. By sliding your fruit or vegetable along the blades of the mandoline, it can slice, dice and cut with ease. Investing in a mandoline for your kitchen can help quicken meal prep and keep you interested in your cooking adventures.
When it comes to heating liquid or checking internal temperatures, a thermometer is necessary to be the most accurate.
Similar to an Instant-Read, this type of thermometer is commonly used to check internal temperatures of meat. This can help prevent undercooking and overcooking.
Candy and Deep Fryer Thermometer
Made of glass, these thermometers are used to measure higher levels of heat. When baking, you sometimes need to hit specific temperatures for the best results.
When it comes to preparing your kitchen, take a moment to ensure you have everything you'll need. To start it off, get yourself a personalized hardwood cutting board and create the kitchen of your dreams today.