Jump-Start Your Kitchen With These Minimalist Essentials


These 22 kitchen tools will get you started on your path to culinary success or delicious downsizing

Whether you’re setting up your kitchen for the first time, downsizing or just aiming to simplify your life with a more minimalist kitchen setup, this guide is a good place to begin. If you own only the 22 items on this list (we’ll assume you’re starting with a can opener) you’ll be in good shape to tackle everything from pancakes to roast chicken. What you won’t find here: cake pans, a turkey-size roasting pan, a food processor or any highly specialized tools and appliances. If and when your cooking life requires any of these items, you’ll know.


Laura Gaskill November 12, 2017