The Essential Kitchen Tools for your KitchenThey help you save time and prepare your meals like a super chef!
To be honest, cooking is something that I have enjoyed for as long as I can remember. I try to cook almost all my meals, as I'd rather enjoy my food at home than in an eatery. I am in love with cooking, to such an extreme that I ask for new gadgets and tools for Birthdays and Christmas!! My love for cooking started as a teenager, and slowly I started learning it from my mom. I wanted to learn all the family recipes and the kitchen utensils became my “partners in crime”. Something that I observed is that while cooking any kind of meal at home, there are some products which are repeatedly used and are the most essential kitchen tools that make life easier in the kitchen.
Well, over the years, I've collected countless cooking tools and utensils; and believe me many of them are not used. Pans and pots, spatulas, spoons, knives, and cutting boards are all tools that you require everyday while cooking. But there are some other tools that are equally important, as they make cooking easy and hassle free!! They help you save time and prepare your meals!! So, to be a great chef, shop like one and pick up the products that add comfort to the style of cooking! According to me the most essential kitchen tools that make life easier are listed below. You can find them at Giftfantasia.com.
Tools used for Garlic: garlic keeper/ garlic peeler/ garlic baker
Garlic is an essential element in many of our most wanted recipes, but all chefs hate the whiff it leaves on their hands when preparing the dish!
It is essential that Garlic should be stored properly to retain its taste and value. The most excellent way to store garlic is to use a dry and warm environment. The Garlic keeper is a must for those who love to use fresh garlic while cooking.
The OXO Steel Garlic Press mechanism swiftly presses the maximum quantity of juice and pulp from the garlic cloves. Combining the durability and strength of zinc along with large soft handles and non-slip grip, this tool effortlessly presses loads of garlic cloves. A built-in cleaner proficiently eliminates the left over garlic residue, and it is dishwasher safe.
|OXO SteeL Garlic Press, Stainless|
When garlic is cooked as whole cloves, the flavor of the garlic is much milder and different than crushed garlic. Roasting whole garlic gives a wonderful sweet, mild and caramelized taste. The flavor adds depth and richness to the dishes. Roasted garlic is the new rage and people love it as an easy appetizer.
The garlic baker comes with starter recipes for beginners. The unglazed dome can withstand extreme temperature. The base is glossy for short baking time and it retains the natural juices.
|Norpro Large Garlic Baker|
Vegetable and food choppers are accessible in several shapes and sizes. Some of them are small but electrically powered. Some can be manually operated. A vegetable chopper makes chopping vegetables easy and quick. Whether you want to mince or dice vegetables, chop up nuts, shred cheese or perform traditional cutting tasks, a vegetable chopper is one of the most essential kitchen gadgets.
Besides the benefit of reducing cuts from sharp knives, using vegetable choppers have various added benefits.
- Using a vegetable chopper make cutting veggies faster
- It creates similar, fine and even pieces; it will make your food presentation better!
- Well, there will be no more tears when it comes to chopping up onions!!
- Your hands are now odor-free and clean!
- The chopper decreases the effort used; it’s simple and convenient.
- The vegetables won’t jump off from the cutting board anymore!
The most multitalented cooking utensil! Using tongs is like having an extra pair of hands. It keeps you from getting your hands dirty; from burning your delicate fingers; and also presents you with an extensive reach.
Tongs are used for almost everything in the kitchen. You want to remove the corn from boiling water? Want to turn the meat over the grill? Toss the salad? Remove baked potatoes from the oven? Remove toast from the toaster? The answer to all these is one: TONGS!
|Exclusive Locking Ice Tongs Set, 12-Inch/9-Inch|
Enamel-Coated Cast Iron Dutch oven
The most versatile investment piece for your kitchen! They are heavy, solid, and perfect for cooking. Be it the oven or the stovetop; the grill or the refrigerator, they do it all. They are better than any pot you have. They are like your lifelong friends, provided you take care of them. They heat evenly; the food never burns or sticks, you don’t need to stir it again and again; thus, sipping wine and cooking becomes easy! They retain heat and cook food at lower temperatures and faster. A friend who will last forever.
|Lodge Color Dutch Oven|
When you cook proteins like fish or meat, you have to make sure that they are cooked perfectly. There is nothing worse than undercooking or overcooking your meat! Its thanksgiving, everybody is waiting for that turkey and you know for sure that it’s not right! An instant thermometer is not very expensive and avoids either of the error. It can promptly tell you the temperature inside the meat. According to the USDA, a thermometer is the only consistent mode to make sure that the meat is cooked to a safe temperature. Thus, keeping one in the kitchen is definitely a smart choice.
It can also be used for coffee; and delicacies like jellies, cheese, pickles, and candy.