Some people love to collect kitchenware (“some people” is me). However, truth be told you can make delicious, impressive meals with only a few things in your kitchen! Here I’ve put together my list of absolutely-essentials and the really-nice-to-haves. All those other fancy kitchen gadgets? They often take up space

Kitchen Essentials

Knives

There are so many different types of knives out there it can be completely overwhelming - and very expensive. Before you spend hundreds of dollars on a set of low-quality knives, I’m going to let you in on a secret: a good chef’s knife and paring knife are really all you need. The rest of the set can be good for special occasions, but you’ll use them so rarely they’re usually not worth the cost.

8-inch Chef’s Knife: I use my chef’s knife every. single. time. I cook. I even have two of them because one is always dirty from being used!

Pots & Pans