Wedding Registry Check List

Stock Your Kitchen

Whether you're planning a kitchen for the first time or adding to your current inventory, investing in good tools makes cooking easier and more fun. Buy the best-quality items you can afford. Here's a checklist for a well-equipped kitchen.

Equipment and Tools

  • Mixing bowls in graduated sizes
  • Dry measuring cup set
  • Liquid measuring cups (1, 2, & 4 cup)
  • Measuring spoons (at least 2 sets)
  • Set of quality knives
  • Mixing spoons (plastic, metal, and wooden)
  • Kitchen shears
  • Pastry blender
  • Thermometers (meat, instant read, and candy)
  • Openers (electric, band, bottle, and corkscrew)
  • Wire whisk
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Timer
  • Mallet
  • Colander
  • Rolling pin
  • Sifter
  • Spatulas (rubber and metal)
  • Wire mesh strainer
  • Scales (optional)
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Brushes (pastry and basting)
  • Metal turner
  • Meat fork
  • Tongs
  • Garlic press
  • Ladle
  • Potato masher
  • Kitchen towels and pot holders


Cookware

  • Saucepans (1, 2, and 3 quart with lids)
  • Skillets (large and small)
  • Dutch oven with lid
  • Stockpot or kettle with lid
  • Double boiler


Bakeware

  • Pans are metal; dishes are glass.
  • Two or three 9-inch round cake pans
  • 8 and 9-inch square pans
  • 13 x 9-inch pan
  • 10-inch tube pan
  • Bundt pan
  • 13 x 9-inch baking dish
  • 8 or 9-inch square baking dish
  • 1 quart baking dish
  • Pair of cookie sheets
  • 15 x 10-inch jellyroll pan
  • wire cooling racks
  • 9 x 5-inch loafpan
  • Muffin pan
  • 9-inch glass pie plate
  • 9-inch spring form pan