There are a lot of different kitchen appliances. However, some of them are more important than others. You simply cannot imagine a kitchen without a refrigerator, but you can imagine one without a waffle maker or a popcorn machine. Since cooking at home is now much more popular than eating out, especially during a pandemic, here is a list of appliances you should definitely have in your updated kitchen.
The first thing you need in your modern home is a refrigerator. This is by far the most useful kitchen appliance. It's perfect storage for any cooked and uncooked meat and vegetables. These foods can be kept fresh for a longer period once you place them in your refrigerator. If you don't have the time to prepare food every day, you can cook large amounts in one day and store the rest in the fridge.
You can even prepare meals using the fridge. Thanks to this appliance, you will successfully minimize your kitchen wastage. When purchasing a fridge, you can get one of any size. Depending on your needs and the number of people living with you, you should go for the one you find the best. You should also take into account the available space in your kitchen before you get one.
Some people might not classify a blender as an essential kitchen appliance. However, this electric appliance used to mix, purée, and blend solid food substances is pretty important in a kitchen. When it comes to the types of blenders, you can choose between a countertop blender and an immersion blender. Based on your needs, get the one you think will work best for you.
If you cook often, and if you cook for a large number of people, you’ll definitely need appliances that will ease the cooking process for you and help you finish quicker. If you want a more powerful and versatile one, then the countertop blender is for you. These blenders have a blending container made of glass, plastic, or stainless steel, and the rotating blade at the bottom is powered by electricity. On the other hand, the immersion blender has no container, but it is great for people who are low on budget and storage.
The next important appliance for any kitchen is the coffee machine. If you have trouble getting up in the morning or staying focused throughout the day, you’re probably used to drinking a lot of coffee. If that is the case, you already know why it is so important to own a coffee machine. To save time and money, get a coffee machine, and prepare this delicious beverage on your own.
The most common types are the electric drip coffeemakers and these do brew coffee in a fast and convenient way. If you already have one, make sure to check if everything works nicely and get some bosch spare parts if there is any problem. Once you make sure that the appliance is working perfectly, you’ll be able to enjoy the amazing smell and taste of freshly made coffee in the morning.
A microwave oven is one more essential appliance in your kitchen. Usually, microwave ovens are used for heating already made moods, but some of the newer models can be used for cooking and baking as well. Due to the microwave radiation, you could heat your food pretty quickly and efficiently. If you don’t have the time to cook every day, this really is a perfect appliance to own.
You can prepare food a couple of days in advance, store it in the fridge and reheat it whenever you want to eat. You can also buy already cooked foods and reheat them. This will both save you time and save you the hassle of cooking if that's not something you really like. Microwave ovens are also pretty practical since they have a timer and most of them automatically switch off when the time ends.
Speaking of ovens, a toaster oven is another kitchen appliance you should have in your kitchen. This appliance uses less energy than the traditional pop-toaster, which is the first thing that makes it so great.
The toaster oven also prepares food much faster than the traditional kind. You can also use it to toast with toppings, bake, or even make pizza. If you’re about to get one, make sure to check the ease of use, versatility, size, and price before making the purchase.
Finally, your modern kitchen needs a pressure cooker to be fully functional. This is definitely one of the most essential appliances in modern homes. Namely, a pressure cooker is great because it can be used to cook foods in a really short period of time. If you buy an electric pressure cooker, you’ll get one with a timer. This makes cooking even more convenient.
This appliance isn't only convenient to use, but it also saves time for you and it doesn't make your foods lose their nutrients. When looking for the right pressure cooker, make sure to check out the size and see what fits into your kitchen. You should also pay attention to functions. Some of the pressure cookers are multifunctional such as rice cookers, stockpot warmer, and yogurt maker.
A modern home is a place full of aesthetics, practicality, and convenience. With these appliances, your kitchen will fit perfectly into this description.
Written by Ron Wolf
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Ron Wolf is a freelance writer and hobby designer with a passion for DIY projects.
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