Types Of Kitchen Equipment

kitchen utensils names and uses

Having a well-equipped and functional kitchen is indispensable to cooking a good meal. We know that many people give up on meal prep because they do not have proper kitchen installation. For some of them, a kitchen remodel seems necessary to feel at ease while preparing their favorite meals. Kitchen design remain important and can influence how one perceives cooking. 

Others need the best tools and cooking utensils to make a tasty and healthy meal. From the smallest cooking tool like a spatula to bigger appliances like an oven, everything has a specific role. And, we are here to help you find the best ideas to enjoy every minute spends in your kitchen.  

Male and female cook preparing meals in a kitchen.

The kitchen is inevitably one of the most important parts of the house and it is more than just a place where we cook every day and keep all the cooking appliances stored. We spend quality time there preparing celebration mels, meal prepping, and making memories with our family. A great cookroom consists of some intricate details, which makes it both useful and stand out.

What do you need the most in the kitchen?

Think about what you need to cook the most basic meal and what items you use to prepare your everyday meal. Here is a list of the 20 most useful tools and appliances in a kitchen:

  • an electrical stove or a gas stove
  • an oven
  • a refrigerator
  • a kitchen knife 
  • cutting board
  • cutlery
  • plates
  • mixing bowls 
  • glasses
  • mugs and bowls for eating
  • a spatula
  • a large cooking spoon
  • a cooking fork
  • a set of cooking pots
  • a frying pan
  • a blender
  • a strainer
  • a pressure cooker
  • a microwave
  • a grater

Now according to each individual there so many useful items for a kitchen. For example, many people may argue that a microwave is essential in a kitchen while others prefer traditional processes to reheat foods. Most importantly someone who likes steam cooked foods may use very different utensils than the one used to fried meals. In reality, what you cook and your cooking style affects your choice of buying appliances.