Kitchen Essentials for your new home

Kitchen utencil

Moving into a new home can be difficult because you have to manage every department of household all at once and that means meals to while you do work shifting your house. Once done, the next step is establishing a functional kitchen from the start on. It is important to establish a functional and fully equipped kitchen from start on because after once you are done it is really difficult to add or subtract things because there are many things other than this to take care off in a house.

So to establish a new fully functional and fully equipped kitchen from the onset one has to do some strategic shopping with a shopping list prepared beforehand and we’ll help you navigate in how to do it.

Kitchen Utensils

Utensils are the first thing that come into one’s mind when we think about a kitchen. A sauce pan, a stove, a pressure cooker and things so and so forth. So here is a list of the must buy kitchen utensils which are essential for your kitchen.

  • Kitchen towels
  • Kitchen sponge
  • Kitchen scrubber
  • Hot pads
  • Oven mitts
  • Kitchen timer
  • Plastic cutting board
  • 4″ paring knife
  • 8″ chef’s knife
  • 5″ serrated knife
  • Kitchen shears
  • Honing steel
  • Roasting pan with rack
  • 10″ non-stick frying pan
  • 2 quart sauce pan with lid
  • 8 quart stockpot with lid
  • Cookie sheet(s)
  • Cooling racks(s)
  • 9″ x 13″ x 2″ glass baking pan
  • Wooden spoon(s)
  • Slotted spoon
  • Slotted spatula turner
  • Sauté spoon
  • Classic spatula turner
  • Glass mixing bowl set
  • Measuring spoon set
  • Measuring cup set
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Rubber spatula/bowl scraper
  • Hand mixer
  • Box grater
  • Fine mesh strainer (to also use as a sifter)
  • Colander
  • Manual can opener
  • Bottle opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Coffeemaker
  • Plastic or glass storage container set with lids
  • 12-cup muffin pan
  • 8″ or 9″ square baking pan (either glass or metal)
  • Blender
  • Kitchen twine

Spices and Seasoning

Spices and seasoning is one thing which can last a long time if once bought, its not like regular grocery that needs to be bought weekly, so here is a list of essential spices and seasonings.

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Parsley
  • Paprika
  • Chili powder
  • Basil
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary 
  • Dill
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon 
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro

Canned Essentials

Everyone knows that after hectic days such as house shifting, office meeting, over work hours and so on, canned food can be a real savior. With a long life and good taste, canned essentials are an essential pantry item especially for new houses.

  • Canned vegetables
  • Pickles
  • Pasta sauce
  • Pizza sauce
  • Applesauce
  • Soup
  • Beans
  • Chili 

Baking Goods

Another one of those things to keep and virtually forget until empty, Baking goods coming in handy when preparing delicious food. Baking Goods can be bought and only when refilled when empty, some of the basic ones are

  • Baking
  • Flour
  • Sugar 
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder 
  • Yeast
  • Vanilla extract
  • Shortening
  • Chocolate chips
  • Sprinkles 
  • Cream cheese 
  • Oil
  • Yeast

These were the absolute essentials that are a must for a new kitchen, apart from these there are regular groceries which are to be bought as per regular needs due to their less life.

Alice Porter is an avid writer who specialises in property management in Manchester is passionate about sharing her knowledge to first time buyers and new business owners.

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