New Home Buyer Kitchen Essentials

New Home Buyer Kitchen Essentials

You’ve just bought a new home—congratulations! This is an exciting time, and there’s much to do. From packing and moving to unpacking in your new home, it’s easy to forget things. And after all the chaos starts to settle down, you may be lacking when it comes to your new kitchen.

The last thing you want to deal with is trying to think of everything you need for your kitchen after you’ve moved into your new home and are trying to get all the unpacking done. Luckily, we’ve compiled some lists that hit every part of your new kitchen for you!

So, what are some new home buyer kitchen essentials to add to your shopping list?

Small Appliances
Let’s start with the basics. Some of the most essential appliances you should add to your new kitchen include:

  • Water filter
  • Microwave (if your new kitchen doesn’t have one built-in)
  • Coffee maker
  • Blender
  • Electric kettle
  • Instapot
  • Air fryer

You probably can’t wait to get cooking in your new kitchen! If you don’t have these new home buyer kitchen essentials on your list, you should!

  • Cutting board
  • Cast iron skillets
  • Casserole dish
  • Baking dish
  • Loaf pans
  • Saucepans
  • Kettle
  • Cooling racks
  • Silicone baking mats

In addition to the new cookware you have, you’ll need plenty of utensils to prepare meals in your new home. Consider adding these to your list:

  • Knife set
  • Wooden spoons
  • Silicone spatula
  • Metal spatula
  • Slotted spoon
  • Tongs
  • Whisk
  • Ladle
  • Pizza cutter
  • Can opener
  • Garlic press
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Meat thermometer
  • Bottle opener/corkscrew
Food Prep

Almost as important as the cookware, utensils, and appliances themselves, you’ll need these items for effective food prepping:

  • Mixing bowls
  • Glass storage containers
  • Knives & sharpening rod
  • Baking sheets
  • Measuring cups & spoons
  • Chip clips
  • Ice cube tray

You’re probably excited to get settled in your new place and host a housewarming. Some essential items to add to your new kitchen include:

  • Dishes
  • Silverware
  • Drinkware
  • Serving platters
Cleaning Supplies

Unless your home is a brand new build (and even then), you’ll likely want to give your new kitchen a nice deep clean. The following items will come in handy for that as well as routine cleaning:

  • Scrub brush
  • Sponges
  • Soap dispenser
  • Dish towels & rags
  • Trash & recycling cans
  • Dish drying tack
  • Skillet scraper

As you get settled into your new home, the last thing you want is to unpack everything and then have to spend extra time figuring out the organization piece. Get ahead of the game and invest in organization essentials, like:

  • Pantry & fridge organization containers
  • Silverware tray
  • Spice containers
  • Lazy Susan

Once you move into your new home and begin to unpack and organize all your belongings, you’re bound to think of other items you need to fill out the rest of your space. In all the hustle and bustle of the big move, it’s easy to forget those most essential items.

Hopefully, after reading our piece, you’ll have your new kitchen covered, leaving you time to focus on other aspects of your new home!

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