Adulting 101: Kitchen Essentials For Your First Apartment
Whether you're moving in with your S.O. or leaving home for your first solo digs, you'll of course want to pack some kitchen essentials. Before you hoard mom's hand-me-downs consider starting your kitchen collection now with the right tools for cooking, baking, andcocktailing. We've rounded up some treats that make cooking in the kitchen a breeze.
Our Place Always Pan ($145)
This multi-purpose pan does the braising, searing, steaming, frying, boiling, serving, and storing for you. You can literally just use this pan, always. Available in 8 colors and sustainably made to boot.
If there are two knives you need for most of your cooking needs it's a chef's knife (cutting meat, dicing vegetables, chopping nuts, etc.) and a paring knife (for more detailed work like peeling and chopping small fruits and veggies).
You can go for the standard stainless steel variety or opt for a pretty pairing that you can display and keep within reach.
Enameled Colander ($35)
A colander you can keep on your counter is always handy, even if just to store fruit.
NutriBullet Blender ($125)
This is an essential in our book for shakes and smoothie season.
We swear you will actually use all of these utensils.
Bar Tool Set ($40)
Bottoms up with this fancy gold set!
Choose from a slew of prints with this durable cotton apron.
Baker Stripe Dish Towels ($20/set of 4)
Reduce your paper towel consumption with a set of colorful dish towels.
KitchenAid Classic Mixing Bowls ($41/set of 5)
Polka Dot Spoon Rest ($34)
Keep your counter clean with polka dot spoon rest.
Make cooking simple with our easy Instant Pot recipes and you'll be hooked!
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Theresa Gonzalez is a content creator based in San Francisco and the author of Sunday Sews. She's a lover of all things design and spends most of her days momming her little one Matilda.