Love to cook, but not sure exactly what you need? Have no worries, you don’t need a ton of cookware to make some amazing meals. In fact, just some top notch key essentials will do the trick.
Le Creuset – Cooking with cast iron is must for any home chef. Not only does it hold heat exceptionally well while blending flavors, it’s also super durable. Le Creuset may be an expensive item for a home chef, but it’s extremely popular in the cooking world for being high quality. Plus, it’s super easy to clean.
Good Knives – If there one thing a true chef needs, it’s great cooking knives. This is also an item you will want to splurge on as knives can really make or break a cooking experience. There’s nothing more frustrating to a chef than trying to chop with a dull knife or one that’s not right for the item you’re cutting. For a serious home chef, high-end knives are a must.
Food Processor – Once you have a food processor it’s difficult to believe there was once a time when you cooked without one! This item is all about convenience and it certainly speeds up the process of cooking and blending – an essential appliance in the kitchen.
Vitamix Blender – A Vitamix is not only good for blending smoothies, but also for making dressings and sauces in a very short amount of time. Vitamix in particular has a great reputation and it’s probably an item you’ll be using every day.
High Quality Pans – Whether you want non-stick, stainless steel, or traditional copper, pans are essential for cooking up great meals. There are so many options when it comes to pans and it can be confusing trying to find the right one for you. Our advice? Head to Sur La Table or another kitchen specialty shop where you can speak with an expert who will guide you in the right direction.
KitchenAid Mixer – Who doesn’t love those vintage looking KitchenAid Mixers? Not only do they look incredibly cool in your kitchen, they’re also very versatile. You can use them for making everything from homemade pasta to bread to baked goods and even ice cream.