" Design Porter: Tools for a Gourmet Kitchen

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Tools for a Gourmet Kitchen

Tools for a Gourmet Kitchen
This entire article is reprinted from Houzz contributor, Laura Gaskill. In her own words, Laura says her favorite topics to author are "pieces to write (that) tend to center around the emotional aspects of home and savoring life's simple pleasures. Learn more, and follow my adventures in creating a warm and cozy home at (her blog) http://www.lolalina.com.

Thank you, Laura Gaskill.  This post story featured in Houzz, should just be registered on every new bride's wish list.  Start the kitchen off right, and you are halfway to a great home.

  • Salt and pepper mills
  • Can and bottle opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Wooden spoons
  • Tongs
  • Ladle
  • Pancake turners
  • Rubber spatula or scraper
  • Whisk
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Kitchen shears
  • Box grater
  • Microplane grater
  • Colander
  • Citrus juicer
  • Potato masher

Nice extras

Food mill     Salad spinner     Mandolin      Mortar and pestal     Fish Spatula

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  • Nesting stainless steel or glass mixing bowls
  • Cookie sheets
  • Muffin pan
  • Rolling pin
  • Flour sifter
  • Cake pan
  • Pie pan
  • Loaf pan
  • Medium and large rectangular baking dishes (safe for freezer, oven, microwave and dishwasher)
  • Cookie cutters
  • Biscuit cutters
  • Offset spatula
Nice extras:
  • Ramekins
  • Pastry cutter
  • Pastry scraper
  • Cake stand
  • Marble pastry board
  • Springform Cake pan
  • Pastry bag and tips 

  • This article is an entire reprint
    from author Laura Gaskill's Houzz story.  Please also see her other stories, you will be a gourmet cook in no time at all.



    Some additional items I would add to Laura's list, things that I could not be without