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Organize Your Space

Setting up a Kitchen

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.

Key points

Basic Kitchen Items

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

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