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Sep 13, 2019

Starting out Kitchen Must Haves: P2

After the ever popular blog post ‘Starting our Kitchen Must Haves’, Kath has blessed us with even more need to know’s to make sure your kitchen is kitted out. This post focuses on growing your kitchen list, and what you should consider purchasing now that you have your basics covered. From a formal dinner set, to kitchen tongs, to cake forks – Kath has thought of it all! Mind you, this reminded me that maybe it’s time to purchase a few of the things on this kitchen Bible list. Keep reading to see what part two has in store for you!

COOKING ESSENTIALS
  • Grill pan
  • Set of Silicone Utensils
  • Utensil Holder
  • Kitchen Tongs
  • Braai Tongs
  • x3 Pyrex Dishes (Varied Sizes)
  • Mircowave Dishes
  • x5 Good Quality Dish Towels
  • x4 Good Quality Dish Rafs
  • x3 Dish Sponges
  • Ice Cube Trays
  • Silicone Baking Sheets
ESSENTIAL GLASSWARE
  • x8 Drinking Glasses
  • x8 Red Wine Glasses
  • x8 White Wine Glasses
  • x8 Champagne Flutes
  • x8 Whiskey Tumblers
  • x8 Gin Glasses
ESSENTIAL CROCKERY
  • Formal Dinner Set
  • Every Day Dinner Set
  • Cereal Bowls (Bonus, these can double up as soup bowls)
  • x8 Mugs
  • x8 Tea Cups and Saucers
  • Display Containers for Tea, Coffee and Sugar
  • Butter Dish
  • x2 Jam Holders
  • Salt and Pepper Holders
  • Cake Stand
  • Cake Dome
ESSENTIAL CUTLERY
  • Set of Knives, Forks, Soup Spoons, Tea Spoons and Dessert Spoons
  • Cake Forks, Cake Knife and Cake Lifter
  • Rolling Pin
  • Serving Spoons
  • Salad Servers
  • Sugar Spoon
  • Butter Knife
  • Cheese Knife
ESSENTIAL ENTERTAINING
  • Table mats
  • Table cloth
  • Napkins
  • Candle holders
  • Candles
  • Vases
  • Decanters
  • Water jugs
HOMEWARE & APPLIANCE ESSENTIALS
  • Drying rack
  • Dustbin – Good Size
  • Mop
  • Broom and Dust Pan
  • Duster
  • Bucket
  • Ironing Board
  • Iron
  • Washer Dryer Combo Washing Machine
  • Dish Washer
  • Electric Oven With Gas Hob
  • Extractor Fan
  • Microwave Oven
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Freestanding Blender and Hand Blender(Great for Soup)
  • Electric Beater
  • Flask
  • Cooler Box & Picnic Basket

There you have it ladies and gentleman, with this kitchen essentials list you’ll come across as a seasoned professional and certainly claim the title ‘Host with the Most’. Comment below if you have some must have items to add to the list! 

Katherine Ballantyne

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