Fully Equipped Kitchen



ITEMS for FOOD PREP
HOW MANY
WHERE TO BUY
Small Strainers with Bowls
3-5
Daiso
Large Mixing Bowls
5-10
Daiso 
Large Strainers
5
Daiso 
Metal Mixing Bowls (easier to clean than plastic bowls)
3
Daiso 
Cutting Boards (2 colors for meat and non-meat)
10
Ikea or Daiso –

Kiwi Brand Knives (cheap, cuts well for the price)
5-10
Asian Market like Ranch 99 or Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Kiwi-Brand-Chef-Knives-172/dp/B008QPBPLO
Measuring Cups : 1-cup and 4-cup
2 of each
Dollar Store/Daiso
Measuring Spoons
2 sets
Dollar Store/Daiso
Pots
4-5
Costco, Target, Asian Market, etc…
Pans
3-4
Costco, Target, Asian Market, etc…
Large Stock Pots
2-3
Costco, Target, etc…
Tupperware for Storing Cut Vegetables, Leftovers
3-6
Restaurant Depot or Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Tupperware-Modular-Mate-Square-Passion/dp/B00LZ94ZUG/ref=sr_1_83?s=kitchen&ie=UTF8&qid=1440028790&sr=1-83&keywords=modular+food+storage
Sauce Containers for Mixing
2-3
Target –
http://www.target.com/p/rubbermaid-servin-saver-container-2-qt/-/A-14751787#prodSlot=medium_1_31&term=rubbermaid+container
Dish Towels
8-10
Walmart –
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Better-Home-and-Gardens-Check-Kitchen-Towels-Soft-Gold-2-Pack/37894513
Washcloths
12 pack
Costco –
http://www.costco.com/McCormick-Collection%3a-100%25-Luxury-Cotton-Towel.product.100056229.html#



YOUR COOKING UTENSILS
HOW MANY
WHERE TO BUY
Wooden Mixing Spoons
5
Dollar Store/Daiso
Ladles
5
Dollar Store/Daiso
Long Wooden Spoon (for bottom of large stock pots)
1
Restaurant Depot, Target, etc…
Spatulas
3-5
Dollar Store/Daiso
Rice Scoopers
5
Asian Market/Daiso
Serving Spoons
10
Asian Market/Dollar Store/Daiso
Tongs, Standard Size
5-10
Dollar Store/Daiso
Tongs, Small Serving
5-10
Dollar Store/Daiso
Asian Peeler
2-3
Asian Market or Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Kuhn-Rikon-Original-Peeler-Yellow/dp/B001BCFTWU/
ref=sr_1_4?s=kitchen&ie=UTF8&qid=1440025626&sr=8-4&keywords=peeler
Japanese Slicer
2-3
Asian Market or Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Benriner-Japanese-Mandoline-Slicer-Green/dp/B0000VZ57C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1440026194&sr=8-1&keywords=japanese+slicer
Can Opener with Can Piercer (can piercer useful for puncturing broth cans)
2
Safeway, Target, etc…
Food Gloves
1 box
Asian Market, Costco, Restaurant Depot, etc…



SMALL APPLIANCES
HOW MANY
WHERE TO BUY
10-cup Rice Cooker
1-2
Costco, Target, Asian Market, etc…
Slow Cooker (Crockpot) – use when cooking something overnight or during the day while at work)
1
Target, Costco, etc…
Electric Skillet – use when stove is not available and you have easily accessible outlet.
1-2
Target, Costco, etc…
Roaster – use when oven is not available and when you have time

Walmart
Food Processor
1
Target, Costco, etc…
Blender
1
Target, Costco, etc…



OTHER
HOW MANY
WHERE TO BUY
Extension Cords for electric skillets, etc…
2-3
Target, Costco, Safeway, etc…
Coleman Party Stacker Cooler – for keeping food hot or cold for small group serving in buffet lines
1-2
Amazon, Walmart

See the "Useful Food Equipment" tab for other commonly used items and where to purchase them.






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