Essential Kitchen Items can be hard to identify. When you first leave home, or move into a new apartment, you invariably end up with too many kitchen utensils or not enough, and you're missing all the most essential kitchen items. Eventually, you realise either that your kitchen cupboards are groaning under the weight of items you'll never use, or that you're still trying to cook with nothing but an aged saucepan and a blunt knife. Here is my guide to some absolutely essential kitchen items.
1. Quality Knife
Cheap knives are a false economy; if you really want to cook well, it's better to spend more on a versatile, good quality knife. Not only will it make preparation easier, but will last a lot longer.