My top 15 Essential Kitchen Utensils

  1. Spatula
  2. Tongs
  3. Large Spoon or Ladle
  4. Strainer/Colander
  5. Grater
  6. Kitchen Knife
  7. Masher
  8. Peeler
  9. Sifter
  10. Can Opener
  11. Measuring Spoons
  12. Measuring Cup
  13. Food Scissors
  14. Food Scale
  15. Juicer

Of course I have more than 15 items in my drawers, but those are the top 15 I NEED to cook and bake on the fly.

As for everything else like a silicone spoon, funnel or ice cream scoop, I could figure out a way to do without.

What are your essentials?

About the Author

I'm a 20-something year old girl who lived out of a single suitcase in 2007, and now I'm living with less, but only with the best. You don't have to get rid of everything to become a minimalist! Minimalism can help simplify and organize your life, career, & physical surroundings. You can read more about me as a minimalist. Or come and visit my other blog Fabulously Broke in the City where I got out of $60,000 of debt in 18 months, earning $65,000 gross/year.