Once you’ve moved into the kitchen of your dreams, it’s time to start accessorizing! Kitchen appliances accessories are a fun and easy way to bring your personality into the kitchen while also being practical. Having the necessary tools to make that next delicious meal is an absolute must not only because it makes your life easier to have everything you need, but it also helps to make the food taste better and to be cooked more efficiently. Most accessories nowadays also allow for you to interject some personality into your kitchen by way of cat-shaped saltshakers or flower-shaped egg beaters. Don’t be afraid to have fun with your accessories. They’re a great way to spice up your kitchen (pun intended)! Here are some of the top must-haves for any kitchen:
High Quality Chef’s Knife
There is a reason that those butcher block knife sets are so expensive – they’re worth it! If you haven’t been using a proper chef’s knife when cooking, you don’t know what you’re missing. Switching to a high-quality knife makes a night and day difference in your cooking. These knives are so much sharper and heavier making cutting and chopping infinitely easier. Yes, it’s a big investment, but a high quality knife is going to last for years, especially if you care for it and continue to sharpen the blade. It’s well worth the extra cost.
There are a variety of different types of cutting boards to suit your needs. Everything from plastic to silicone to wood. Each has their own pluses and minus, and if you want to go really crazy with it, you can get all three types! Plastic cutting boards are good for every day chopping as they’re durable and easy to clean. Silicone boards are great for cutting large amounts of finely chopped herbs or vegetables since you can fold the board in half once you’re done and pour the contents right into the bowl. Wooden cutting boards are the most expensive, but they also look the nicest and last the longest. They can also double as a serving board for cheese and crackers or other vegetables during a dinner party.
Copper Grill Mat
Non-stick copper grill mats are a great accessory even if you aren’t grilling because they can be used in the oven as well! For those that gave a grill, copper grill mats make barbecuing so much easier! They stop meat from falling through the cracks in the grates, stop grease from falling into the flames and causing flare-ups, and they distribute the heat evenly cooking each item on the mat at the same speed. The same uses apply when using the mats in a …