Go into almost any home store or browse through a magazine and you will see all kinds of different kitchen gadgets. We need to decide what we really need to equip our kitchens and what is extra.
Measuring: Measuring spoons, dry measuring cups, liquid measuring cup
Cutting: Paring knife, chef knife, cutting boards, can opener
Mixing: Mixing bowl, mixing spoon, rubber spatula
Cookware: Skillet, sauce pan, casserole dish, pot holder, baking sheet, food thermometer, spatula
Draining: Colander, slotted spoons
Handy Extras: Blender, rolling pin, stock pot, cooling rack, whisk, muffin tin, slow cooker, tongs, mixer