To operate a kitchen efficiently, we need basic cooking utensils and that includes chef's tools and serving spoons, to not only prepare the meal, but also to serve it. And that's where a cooking utensils list comes in handy - so our kitchen can be ready and functional.
More than ever these days, you can buy really cheap kitchen gear. This is great because it means anyone should be able to get all the essential bits of equipment they need, no matter what their budget is. One thing I never realized until now was how big a problem bad or inappropriately sized equipment can be.
The spate of cooking shows on TV or a recent kitchen remodel might tempt you to replace your tired pots and pans. But don't think the most expensive cookware sets are always the best. And despite some famous names, the chef-endorsed sets weren't that impressive in our cookware tests.