Other Kitchen Tools
When you need to drain pasta or wash vegetables a colander is what you need to use in under counter dishwasher. Stainless steel colanders will never break and will last you a lifetime.
A Vegetable peeler helps save you time when preparing potatoes and other vegetables. You will want to find a high-quality peeler that has sharp blades. It is also important to find one that is ergonomically designed and dishwasher safe.
Potato mashers help make mashing potatoes an easier task. Many of them can be bulky and difficult to store. There are flip potato mashers made of high quality stainless steel that can flip flat when you aren’t using it.
Whisks are used to mix together dressings, eggs, salads, desserts and more! While it makes stirring easier, you should opt for one that is ergonomically made to not put stress on your wrist.
For a crisp salad a salad spinner will become your best friend. You dry the lettuce by spinning the salad in a bowl preventing sogginess. They are easy to operate and come with a strainer basket.
A cheese grater isn’t just for grating cheese. You can use it to grate citrus and shave ginger. There are many different types such as zesters, graters or a chiffonade. Your best bet is to purchase a 7-in-1 grate that can do it all and last a lifetime.
Many knife blocks come with a set of cutting shears. They are used to help you cut whole chicken, vegetables, herbs and other meats.
Chopping and crushing your own garlic can be tiresome and make your fingers stink. A garlic press is great to have because you simply put the clove in the press and crush it. The garlic comes out perfectly minced and you can scrape it off with a knife and not your hands.
Stainless Steel Skillet
A stainless steel skillet will be the most used item in your kitchen. You will use it for frying, sautéing, browning meat and searing. You should always consider a high quality skillet for easy cleaning and lifetime guarantee.