Top 30 kitchen equipment List and their uses

Top 30 kitchen equipment List and their uses

We need to buy a lot of kitchen tools. Because the tools are widely used in the kitchen, it will be much easier for us if we cook food with many tools. What’s more, if we cook with professional kitchen tools, we will not worry about overcooked or undercooked food.

Old and various accessories for the preparation of food

The following 30 kitchen equipment List and their uses can help us a lot.

  1. Ladle
  2. Knife
  3. Cutting Board
  4. Pot
  5. Pan
  6. Saucepan
  7. Rice Cooker
  8. Electric Slicer
  9. Peeler
  10. Bottle Opener
  11. Can Opener
  12. Canning Utensil
  13. Spice Jars
  14. Matches
  15. Timer
  16. Thermometer
  17. Measuring Cup
  18. Spoon
  19. Tongs
  20. Colander/Strainer
  21. Wooden Spoon
  22. Potato Masher
  23. Spatula
  24. Knife Sharpener
  25. Wooden Spoon
  26. Whisk
  27. Rolling Pin
  28. Trash Can
  29. Measuring Spoons
  30. Paper Towel


Ladle uses

The ladle is a type of spoon with a deep bowl. It is mainly used for soup, stew, or gravy. The narrow spout at the end of the ladle makes it easy to get the liquid out and into your dish.

Stainless steel ladles are more durable than plastic ladles because they can withstand heat without melting. And stainless-steel ladles also look nicer than plastic ones if you’re going to leave them on the counter as decoration.

Top view of ladle, spoon with olive oil and spices on marble background

Knife uses

Knives are the most important and used in the kitchen. There are many different types of knives, such as bread knife, carving knife, chef’s knife, fillet knife, paring knife, utility knife. But no matter what you’re using to cut with, there are some common rules for protecting yourself from cutting your fingers.

When you use the kitchen knives, make sure that you have sharpened the blade and dry your hands when holding the knife handle.

Various fresh vegetables, cutting board and kitchen knife. Top view flat lay with copy space

Cutting Board

The best cutting board is made of wood or polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Choose a board that has a dull side and a sharp side so you can use each side for different things. And make sure the board is big enough so that you don’t have to constantly switch it out to find one that’s not dirty.

– Don’t put your hands over dishes while hesitating or chopping vegetables.

– Always keep your cutting board in a clean and hygienic condition. Wash it thoroughly after cutting each type of food.

Cutting boards and bowl with tomatoes on wooden kitchen table. Top view

Pot uses

The pot is a utensil consisting of a closed handle and a round or cylindrical vessel that contains food. The pot can either be heated with an open flame or using electricity.

A metal pot on an electric induction cooker in a modern kitchen. Copy space. High-quality photo

Pan uses

A pan is a metal, usually, a round-bottomed cooking vessel used for frying, searing, browning, boiling, and deep-frying food. They are typically made from aluminium, steel, nonstick material, or cast iron.

Pan with thin pancakes and kitchen towel on gray background

Saucepan uses

The saucepan is used for cooking foods by simmering them. It comes in different sizes, such as 4-quart, 3-quart, and 2-quart saucepans. The larger saucepans are used for boiling pasta and other foods.

Homemade Cherry Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Rice Cooker uses

Rice cooked with the rice cooker is more delicious than rice cooked on a stovetop or microwave oven. The way to use it is very simple. Just put your rice, water, and make sure the proper ratio of water to rice, and then the rice cooker will cook your food for you.

Electric Slicer uses

The electric slicer is designed to quickly and efficiently slice large quantities of meat, cheese, or vegetable paper-thin. It’s a good tool to use when attending parties because you can cut many things at once.

Peeler uses

A peeler is a tool used for peeling. It’s shaped like a knife, but the blade has little bumps on it to grab onto things so that you can peel them. And there are also different types of peelers. There are straight-edged and scalloped-edged ones.

Close up of person peeling a red apple with a double bladed peeler.

Bottle Opener uses

A bottle opener is a hand-operated tool used to open the cap on a bottle (for some kinds of bottles). It can also be referred to as a crown cork, cage opener, or pull tab.

Bottle of beer and opener. On black rustic background

Can Opener use

A can opener is designed to pierce and remove lids from metal cans, such as tin cans and aluminium cans. It is a kitchen utensil found in almost every home because canned foods are so popular and convenient to have around.

Canned corn in a tin can with opener. On a wooden background.

Canning Utensil

A canning utensil is a tool used in the process of water bath or steam sterilizing food in the jar or an airtight container for extended storage.

Spice Jars uses

A spice jar is a storage container used for storing spices. The capacity of the spice jars is between 60 ml and 5 liters in size and is made from glass or plastic materials.

Close-up view of three glass jars with spices

Matches use

A match is a tool for producing fire. It consists of an oxidizer such as potassium chlorate, sulfur, or red phosphorus, combined with a combustible substance such as paper, cardboard, wood, cotton string soaked in a particular solution (e.g., calcium phosphide), or wax.

a box of matches ready to strike.Close up

Timer uses

A timer is a device that measures intervals of time. They are often used to keep track of cooking duration, and timers are also found in some microwave ovens.

Mechanical Tomato shaped kitchen timer for cooking, studying and working.


A thermometer is a kitchen instrument that indicates the temperature of a liquid (such as water or milk) using a numbered scale or an electronic display.

A thermometer shows the right temperature

Measuring Cup uses

The measuring cup is a type of device that measures volume. It is a type of kitchenware made from plastic or metal. They consist of a cylindrical container with volume markings on the side and measuring liquid or dry foods such as rice and sugar.

Different berries in copper measuring cups, toned. Food background with copy space.

Spoon uses

A spoon used as a cooking utensil. It is a simple utensil that can be made from plastic, wood, or metal. A spoon’s design includes an eating bowl and a handle which are combined to form a spoon shape.

Closeup shot of nice wooden spoons with assorted dry spices lying on surface of dark lumber tabletop

Fork uses

The fork is a hand-held eating utensil with four or more tines at one end, used for picking food up from the pan, plate, or table. Charles Frye invented the fork in 1824, and it’s become an important part of home cooking since then.

Ravioli on a plate with a fork. On black rustic background

Tongs uses

A tong can be a cooking utensil. They are usually metal for holding and turning food that is either too hot or too cold to pick up easily with bare hands. It consists of two hinged pieces connected at one end, which can be clamped together by means of a spring (or a locking mechanism), lever, or twist-grip. The parts adjust in length so that their ends can meet over the stovetop.

Senior man with grill tongs turns the meat and vegetable skewers on the grill – Barbecue party in the garden

Colander/Strainer uses

A colander (another word for it is a strainer) is a kitchen utensil that is typically used to rinse or drain food items such as pasta, food that’s been boiled, or vegetables that have been cleaned. It is usually made out of metal but is also often made with plastic. Colanders can come in various sizes and are available in different colours as well.

Italian tomatoes in a colander on table. Cooking with tomatoes concept. Local organic vegetables

Wooden Spoon uses

A wooden spoon is used to stir food while it cooks, particularly when a metal spoon damages the pan. It can also be used as a serving utensil, such as for stirring coffee or tea when it is served to guests in the living room.

wooden kitchen tools on the table with copy space

Potato Masher uses

A potato masher is a kitchen utensil that consists of a thick wire handle with an attached head (blob) of rapidly expanding and contracting wires. It is used to crush cooked potatoes or other dishes that include potato cubes (such as the popular hash browns) in preparation for mashing or serving.

Potato food . Cooking mashed potatoes with pestle on wooden background. Top view

Spatula uses

A spatula is a tool used to mix and transfer foods from one surface to another. The word spatula is derived from the Latin word for a flat piece of wood or splint used for stirring, spreading, and levelling.

Knife Sharpener uses

A knife sharpener is an instrument used to put a new edge on dull knives. It typically consists of two metal grinding wheels rotating against each other with a handle that the operator holds. The larger wheel is coarse and is used to grind the edge of the knife. The smaller wheel is fine and is used to hone or polish the edge after sharpening.

Knife sharpening (Using electrical sharpener). White background

Whisk uses

Whisk use to blend ingredients smooth and is commonly used in cooking.

Baker whisking raw eggs in a bowl

Rolling Pin uses

A rolling pin is a kitchen utensil used to flatten dough made from pastry or bread. It is generally cylindrical in shape and made from a solid material such as wood or plastic (although there are now versions with handles).

Trash Can uses

A trash can is used for cleaning up after cooking, to dispose of waste food products from cooking or other activities. They come in different sizes, colours, and materials.

Row of three trash bins with various kinds of garbage on wooden background

Measuring Spoons uses

A measuring spoon is used to measure ingredients. A measuring spoon is usually made from metal or plastic, has a handle and a bowl-shaped end.

kitchen equipment List and their uses Measuring Spoons on Wooden Background

Paper Towel uses

A paper towel is a type of towel that is used to dry hands and other objects. It’s also used for personal hygiene, such as wiping off sweat. In addition, it can be used to cover an object to keep it clean or for wrapping something up. Paper towels are made from many types of pulp, including cellulose (which comes from wood), recycled paper (which comes from old newspapers), and sometimes cotton.

Roll of paper towel on table against purple background






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