Traditionally, kitchen was the place where only cooking was done with whatever was available. But as time progressed, cooking has changed to more of an art than routine household chores. With invention of more and more electronic appliances and also non-electric appliances helps women as well as men to boast of elaborate functions which is transforming kitchen into a storehouse of luxury and also essential requirements. Although we women invest smartly in these machines, some of these equipment’s are masterpieces that are especially made to save our time and energy, Since kitchen have transitioned from a place for food preparation to a gathering place for friends and family.
Let us look at the must-have appliances in the kitchen.
Fridge: It is used for storing cooked and uncooked food to keep them fresh and reduce wastage. Some of the features we should look while buying fridge are capacity we need, space in our kitchen where to install it, obviously price is the most important factor. The price is also directly proportional to the capacity of the refrigerator. Also, purchase fridge with adjustable shelves to allow you to create more space. Another major factor is look for a high star energy rating appliance to save energy.
Water Purifier: In today’s world of pollution this is an essential thing to be kept in kitchen. Purifiers removes impurities and germs from water and make it potable. There are many processes of purification such as RO, UV filter, etc. A purifier with low maintenance and high in performance should be chosen.
Microwave Oven: Originally it was used just to heat cooked food but newer versions of oven can cook and bake too. Oven size and wattage are the important features to consider while buying.
Hand-Held Blender and Mixer Grinder: A convenient hand-held electronic blender to blend, grind and mix food is a must to have appliance in the kitchen. It should be low in maintenance and easy to clean. It should have long cord and sturdy container for blending, grinding and chopping purpose. It is very much easier to use compared to mixer grinder.
Coffee Maker: It is a requirement if you are a coffee lover. It should have easy cleaning features along with steam wand, water filter and manual water control.
Toaster: This small appliance is used to toast multiple types of bread. It is very useful for working people. The toaster should be energy efficient with double slot and crump removal tray for easy cleaning.
Food Processor: This electronic device is similar to blender. It comes with multiple blades and attachments so that you can do various things with same machine such as grating, shredding, chopping, mincing, blending, etc.
Knife sharpener: It’s important to always have your knives with good edger. An electric one is what we recommend you. With only 3 to 5 minutes of time you’ll have your knife sharpened again. If you already have one, we recommend you to check for an even better electrical knife sharpener that can renew your kitchen.
Hand-Held Electric Whisk: This device is used for continuous stirring, whisking and beating purpose. Basically to prepare batters for baking.
Rice Cooker: This is an essential device if you love rice and cook rice every day.
Sandwich Toaster: It is used to toast sandwich in easy manner. Other varieties in toaster include Panini presses, Grill toaster.
Apart from these other appliances that should be available in kitchen include: Electric chimney, electric kettle, soda maker, dish washer, chopping board, measuring cups and spoons and all types of utensils used in cooking.