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14 Must-Have Kitchen Appliances For Your New Kitchen

Kitchen appliances are frequently updated to accommodate cooking and filtering needs. We’ve upgraded our coffee pots for Keurigs and cooking pots for Insta Pots. However, old and new kitchen appliances still play a major role in kitchens all over the world.

Must have kitchen appliances include Keurig, Instant Pot, griddles as well as mixers.

In no particular order, we show you the most sought-after kitchen appliances and the reason you should have these items to glorify your new kitchen.

Kitchen Appliances

These kitchen appliances will fit any budget and will help improve your morning and late-night routine. Cooking dinner and making food for your children can be cooked with a press of a button with these kitchen appliances.

Let’s learn more about these kitchen appliances and how to enhance your new kitchen.

Keurig

Keurig

The Keurig coffee maker is a game-changer. It’s been around long enough that people will recognize the coffee maker strictly from its name.

It’s a coffee maker that requires no coffee pot is great for a single cup of coffee. Fill water in the dispenser, insert the special coffee ground cup, close the lid and coffee in seconds! No more waiting in drive-through lines or 20 minutes for a pot of coffee to brew.

The Keurig should be a standard for any household that has one or more coffee drinkers.

Instant Pot

Instant pot

The Instant Pot is a new cooking appliance that has essentially replaced 7 different cooking appliances. The seven appliances it’s replaced are the pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute, yogurt maker, and warmer.

The Instant Pot features include a pressure monitor, temperature, timekeeper, heat intensity, and duration throughout the cooking process.

The Instant Pot is easy to clean and is dishwasher safe. It comes standard with 10+ different settings that can be used in a wide variety of cooking ways.

5 In 1 Griddler

5 and 1 griddler

This item is a must-have in the kitchen, especially if you have a studio apartment or no room for a grill. The 5 in 1 Griddler is a tremendous innovation that acts like 5 different grilling options in one small, counter-top fitting appliance.

The 5 in 1 countertop unit works as a griddle, grill, panini press, full grill, half grill/half griddle. The BPA-free grill has removable 11″ x 9″ dishwasher-safe nonstick cooking plates that are great for draining grease.

The 5 in 1 Griddler has temperature controls for both sides of the griddle that can be used to cook two different types of foods simultaneously. This kitchen appliance could be all you need this holiday season.

Panini Maker

Panini Maker

Why order out panini’s when you can make them fresh within your own kitchen.

The panini maker is great for savory meals such as sandwiches, quesadillas, and turnovers. There is no need to flip the sandwich over in a pan, as the top and bottom nonstick press cooks each side evenly.

Plugin the panini maker, wait for the light to turn green (roughly 5 min heat-up time), and your panini is ready to cook!

Stand Alone Kitchen Mixer

kitchen mixer

The stand-alone kitchen mixer is an attachment that helps save time and helps save energy in making meals.

15 different culinary options are available for this standalone mixer, including a flat beater, dough hook, wire whip, artisan stand, food grinder, pasta roller, and more!

The attachments are what make this standalone kitchen mixer a must-have on your countertop!

Baker’s Rack With Chopping Table

Bakers rack

This baker’s rack isn’t so much an appliance but rather a great addition to a chef’s kitchen ensemble.

Equipped with 4 removable chrome hooks, this elegant rack and table are great for storing items or simply housing kitchen appliances.

The rack provides storage space for pots, pans, and storing various items on this list. It can hold 270 pounds of storage weight. Easy assembly and no tools required!

Vegetable Slicer

Vegetable Slicer

This isn’t an ordinary vegetable slicer. The 5 in 1 spiral slicer offers 5 different ways to chop up vegetables, cheese, and more. Blades that come with each standard purchase are spiral, ribbon, straight cut, julienne, and a cheese grater.

The slicer takes up minimal space on the countertop and doesn’t leave a mess as most traditional slicers do—clean cuts from every slice, giving you an easy-to-use and clean appliance at your fingertips.

The ABS plastic is non-toxic and BPA-free. It easily disassembles for easy dishwasher cleaning as well.

Vacuum Sealer

Vacuum Sealer

Vacuum sealers are now easier than ever to purchase at a price that fits everyone’s budget.

Why vacuum seal my food? Few reasons:

  • Preserve food up to 5x’s longer than baggies or containers
  • Increases shelf life of food
  • Easy to store in the freezer

If you’re one who consistently meals prep on Sundays and has leftover meat, the vacuum sealer is a must-have kitchen appliance.

Crock-Pot

Crock pot

If you didn’t interest in the Insta Pot above, the crock-pot is a great alternative. Perfect for slow cooking, this crock-pot can fit a 6lbs roast, which can serve 8+ people.

Made from silver stainless steel on the outside, this affordable crock-pot is the ideal kitchen appliance for cooks who like to slow-cook meals. It is also perfect for busy, working parents who want to make a meal in the morning and have it ready to eat by nighttime.

Double Tiered Food Steamer

Double Tiered Food Steamer

This unique kitchen appliance is great for steaming vegetables and meat in two different slots. Whether it’s vegetables, meat, fish, or poultry, the double-tiered food steam is a great purchase for all cooking families.

Transparent steaming bowls allow you to visually steam your food, as well as the automatic 60-minute timer can be set for busy cooks. This food steamer is compact for small storage space and is dishwasher safe for easy cleanup.

Kitchen Utensil Set

Kitchen Utensils

This is a great start for new homeowners or homeowners who want to upgrade their kitchen utensil set. The 23 cooking utensil sets feature everything you’ll need to make meals.

The nylon heads act as a perfect non-stick surface for easy cooking and cleanup.

Included is a solid spoon, soup ladle, solid turner, whisk, potato pusher, grater, scissors, spatula, peeler, pizza cutter, and more.

Basket Deep Fryer

Basket Deep Fryer

The basket deep fryer is a restaurant-quality deep fryer that deep-fries french fries, onion rings, wings, and more.

Supported is one large basket deep fryer or 2 small baskets for multiple deep frying. Holds 4-liters of oil and an adjustable thermostat of 175 to 375 degrees.

Non-Stick Cookware

Non Stick Cookware

Nothing is worse than adding all the delicious ingredients to a meal, only to have it stick to the bottom of the pan. This 15-piece non-stick kitchen cookware set is great for new homeowners or homeowners who want to upgrade their current kitchen set.

Included in the bundle are frying pans, saucepans, casserole pans, pasta servers, and more.

Toaster

Toaster

One of the simpler kitchen appliances, the toaster is great for toasting bread for a delicious sandwich. The reason we’ve chosen this toaster is because of its defrosted settings. If you keep your bagels in the freezer, this is a great option to defrost before toasting slowly.

Equipped with an easy-to-remove crumb tray that makes cleaning as simple as it is to cook. This ETL, FDA-approved toaster is BPA-free and rustproof.

Ice Cream Maker

Ice Cream Maker

What’s the point of eating all of this delicious food if we can’t have ice cream after.

This all-in-one ice cream maker, is easy to use and mix your favorite condiments into one bowl. Add your favorite ice cream to the bowl, add up to 3 toppings in the side containers, a pull-down lever, and instant ice cream perfection.

Conclusion

These items above are must-haves in the kitchen to make essentially any food. At a minimum, we recommend purchasing the Instant Pot, which in itself can prepare almost any meal you would like, as one of the must-have kitchen appliances.

These 14 different items can be bought altogether or on separate occasions. It’s important to purchase items in your kitchen that you will actually use for the types of food you eat. If you’re consistently eating vegetables, it makes sense to have appliances to cut and store vegetables.

Look at the appliances on the list and determine what you will use daily, not just once and while.

What is your favorite kitchen appliance that’s not listed above?