I've enjoyed cooking as long as I can remember. I cook almost all of my own meals, since I'd rather eat at home than in a restaurant. When I was a teenager, I took over cooking our family dinners from my Mother. Although she enjoyed preparing meals herself, she seemed to welcome the help.
Over the years, I've amassed many cooking utensils and tools, and many of them go unused. As most cooks can relate, there the utensils that you use, and there are the ones that just take up space in the cabinet.
Pots and pans, sharp knives, spoons, spatulas, measuring cups, and cutting boards are all essential tools for your kitchen. But there are other utensils that are equally as important, as they make it much easier to prepare your meals, plus save you time.
Following are the most essential cooking utensils and tools for your kitchen: