We all know one of the hardest part of moving into a new places is setting up our kitchen. Getting the food, the utensils, everything seems like too much, but with a few kitchen tips and tricks you can get everything done in just a couple of days.
From grocery shopping, to what you should definitely have in your brand new kitchen, we’re going to cover it all up! After you finish reading this, you’ll know exactly what you’ll need to buy.
Food: Grocery shopping.
Stocking up your kitchen for the very first time since moving in can be quite stressful, mostly because we don’t really know how to shop properly for ourselves or the people we’re living with.
But don’t you worry, with these few and quick kitchen tips you can get almost everything you need (because let’s face it, sometimes we forget things) in just one supermarket trip!
1. Make a grocery shopping list:
This is a must! Before heading out make sure you have a list of everything you should buy for that least the week. Don’t try to buy everything you need for the whole month just yet, let’s take baby steps.
2. Pantry Essentials:
To help you out a little bit more, here are a couple of food items you should definitely include in your shopping list:
– Vegetable Oil.
3. Refrigerator & Fridge:
A good kitchen tip to stock up your refrigerator is to think about food that needs to be stored in the cold, and that will a good and that will ultimately help you cook everything you just bought for the pantry:
– Beverages (Water, Juice, Sodas, Milk)
– Fruits and veggies.
– Ice cream.
Cooking Utensils: What you’ll need.
Of course, all these food you just bought won’t be any good if you can’t cook it, and one of the most important kitchen tips and tricks everyone seems to forget is: You need to buy the correct cooking utensils!
To help you out, we’ve made a list for basic cooking utensils that you need to get right now, and for more specific things that you’ll most likely need along the road.
a. Basic Cooking Utensils:
– Forks, spoons and knives.
– Pans and Pots.
– Measuring cups.
– Mugs and cups.
– Cutting Board.
b. More specific cooking utensils:
– Coffee Maker.
– A blender.
– Plastic containers.
– Liquid soap (to wash the dishes!)
– Dish drying rack.
Try not to get too caught up on buying everything at once! When it comes to food, start by buying what you’ll need for the week and then learn how to buy for the whole month.
And last, but definitely not least, of our kitchen tips for moving into your new kitchen is: Realize you’ll forget something, and that’s okay! Stocking up your new kitchen will take time (and money) so don’t be too frustrated if you happen to forget something!