what's in your kitchen

i have been thinking about the tools that are in my cluttered kitchen, and realizing i rarely use most of them, and there is a long list of things i would like to add to my kitchen. so with that in mind, what are the top 5 tools/appliances that you can't live without?

Posted by karine on November 03, 2003 | TrackBack

hm. good question!

1 - chefs knife
2 - microplane grater
3 - kitchen aid mixer, but i only use the whisk beater!

wow. that's pretty much it for me for every day tools.
I have a potato masher I use. and a garlic press.
Everything else is standard utensils (like big spoons) and pots and pans. I guess I'm a pretty simple girl.

Posted by: heather on November 5, 2003 9:23 PM

Not inlcuding pots 'n' pans....
1. My 8" chef's knife.
2. Coffee grinder.
3. Coffee pot.
4. Tongs.
5. The big baking stone that lives in my oven.

Tom did a top 10 list a while back.
To come up to 10 (and include pans)

6. A good sauté pan.
7. A 3 qt. sauteuse. (Yes, Tom, i'm converted now - thank you!)
8. A big stock pot.
9. A great whisk.
10. A good strong blender.

Other things i wouldn't WANT to give up?
11. The toaster oven.
12. My kitchenaid mixer.
13. My chinois.
14. Microplane graters
15. Cocktail shaker. 8)

Posted by: meriko on November 6, 2003 7:29 AM
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