Friday Fab Favorites: Kitchen Necessities

A set of measuring spoons.

We like making our lives easier and more efficient…especially in the kitchen.


Here are a dozen of our kitchen favorites (in no particular order).  We’d love to hear what yours are!  



1.   Weber 6492 Original Instant-Read Thermometer – this is a must have!!  Perfect for quickly checking meat temps to make sure your meat has reached a safe internal temp.  This is the easiest way to check if your meat is done!!  Make sure your grilling, baking, and cooking is done perfectly with this little handy tool!  And it doesn’t take up a whole lot of room either!!



2.   Wilton 570-1121 Easy Flex 3-Piece Silicone Spatula Set – These are a necessity in any kitchen!  Perfect for mixing, scraping, cooking, and much more!!  They can withstand very high temps too!



3.    Microplane 46220 Premium Zester/Grater – Another kitchen must-have!!  These are so handy for grating or zesting!!  Ideas:  lemons, limes, chocolate, cheeses, ginger, nutmeg, garlic, and even works on veges like carrots and onions!!


4.   Bellemain Stainless Steel Measuring Cup Set, 6 Piece – These amazing stainless steel cups nest together to save on space, will give you a perfect measure, and will last a lifetime!!


5.  Cuisipro Stainless Steel Measuring Spoon Set – Super handy and long lasting!!  Another kitchen must-have!!



6.  Winco Stainless Steel Piano Wire Whip, 10-Inch – No need to crowd your kitchen with many whisks…one will do!  Go quality and never buy another again!!  These are perfect for mixing, cooking, and making your own salad dressings!!





7.Silicone Pot Holder Hot Pads Trivet Mats – Non Slip, Flexible, Durable, Heat Resistant – Dishwasher Safe Essential Kitchen Cooking & Baking Gadget – These are amazing!!  They withstand super high heats, can be used as pot holders or trivets, and they don’t take up a ton of space in your drawers!! Love these!!



8.Artisan (2 pk.) Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat Set, 16 5/8″ x 11 – These are great to line any cookie or baking sheet.  Cookies, meats, and veges slip right off, making baking and roasting that much easier!!  Clean up is a breeze (no more scraping or soaking!!)


9.Mercer Cutlery Genesis 6-Piece Forged Knife Block Set, Steel – Every kitchen needs a good knife set – top 3: utility knife, paring knife, and chef knife.   You can do a ton with those 3 knives alone!!  This one includes a boning knife and bread knife.



10.OXO Good Grips Multi-Purpose Pastry Scraper/Chopper – These are perfect for chopping fruits and veges and transferring them to pan quick and easy!  You can also use it to divide bread and cookie dough, and easily remove cookies from baking sheets and it’s dishwasher safe!!




11. OXO Good Grips Swivel Peeler – These peelers are Great for cucumbers, carrots, potatoes, apples, and even chocolate, cheeses, and much more!!




12. Cuisinart CTG-00-3MS Mesh Strainers, Set of 3 – These mesh strainers are awesome!!  I use the larger one for sifting my dry ingredients instead of using a separate bowl, the medium one for rinsing beans and straining olives, and the small one for catching my lemon and lime seeds!!  They can be used for so much more!  Great little addition for any kitchen!




Stop back for our favorite kitchen gear list coming soon!!


I’m sure there must be a kitchen gadget that is waiting to be added to my kitchen!!  Let me know what your favorites are!



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