Essential tools for every kitchen, from one receiving moderate use to the one always in service, include the wooden spoon, a strainer, kitchen shears, measuring cups and spoons, and a set of good knives. These five tools... More » Home & Garden Kitchen Cookware & Kitchen Tools

The following items allow a cook to create most types of food with maximum efficiency. For some items on this list, it is best to have a few good-quality pieces that serve a variety of purposes. Low-quality cooking tools... More » Home & Garden Kitchen Cookware & Kitchen Tools

To design a kitchen yourself, start by listing things you must work with, such as the size and shape of the available space and your budget limits, then list items you most want, such as a kitchen island or a certain sty... More » Home & Garden Decor Interior Decorating

Common utensils in an American kitchen include pots and pans, sharp knives, chopping boards, wooden spoons, serving spoons, graters, measuring spoons and cups, and peelers. A kitchen is not complete without some basic ut... More »

Proper silverware placement is achieved by placing the forks, knives and spoons next to the plate from left to right. The fork is placed on the left side of the plate, and the knife and spoon are on the right. More »

The Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts recommends sharpening kitchen knives at least every 60 days, especially if the knives are subject to daily use. Sharp knives make cutting easier, and they are safer because dul... More » Home & Garden Kitchen Cookware & Kitchen Tools

Some different types of wooden measuring cups are wooden measuring cups made by Windrush, wooden measuring cups from Ponders Old World Market and hand-carved wooden measuring spoons available from Kitchen Carvings. All o... More » Home & Garden Kitchen Cookware & Kitchen Tools