Today we're talking about one of my favorite places - the kitchen! I love to cook and wanted to share my cooking essentials and dream kitchen with you! Make sure to check out the giveaway at the bottom :)
These are my cooking essentials in our current kitchen!
I hate a messy countertop so I use a spoon rest similar to this one. I love a good mixing bowl set to mix recipes, serve snacks, for popcorn, etc.! Clean water is another must for me to sip on while I cook and I love my Brita pitcher. I love to bake when I have time and this egg storage container is a definite favorite! I love being able to take a quick look in the fridge to see how many eggs we have. Who doesn't love a little Kate Spade? An apron is a must and I think this one is just too cute! Jared and I received lots of great cookbooks for our wedding including this one. I love to use them to get inspiration and ideas for new recipes! Homemade mashed potatoes and cakes/cupcakes are some of my favorite things to make so I love this mixer! We use olive oil in a lot of our recipes and use a similar bottle to this one to store it because it looks better out on the counter & makes it easier to control the pour! Last but not least, I hate a dirty kitchen!! I use this Method cleaner to wipe down our counters & love it!
My wish list for my dream kitchen would definitely include these items!
Love this gas range from BlueStar! I love popcorn & if my dream kitchen was a reality it would have enough space for a popcorn machine like this one for movie night :) Serving pieces like this one would make entertaining or appetizers before dinner more fun! Aren't these monogrammed salt & pepper mills great too? They are super useful but would also add a nice touch sitting on the counter! My dream kitchen would absolutely include space for a KitchenAid stand mixer! I'm not sure exactly which one I want and do not have space for one in our current kitchen but I definitely want one (with the pasta making attachment) in our next house! LOVE LOVE LOVE the Emma dinnerware set from Pottery Barn. I want this whole collection eventually as our casual daily dishes for our forever home and love all the accessory pieces (pitcher, salt & pepper shakers, etc.). I have decided to start collecting the Spode Christmas collection and my dream kitchen would have the complete set ready for the holidays! A new cookware set like this one would be great to use! As a southern gal through and through, my dream kitchen wouldn't be complete without a great pitcher to serve tea and lemonade :)
Since we're talking about kitchen's today, I decided it was the perfect time for a giveaway :) Pineapples are all the rage right now so I thought you all would love a pineapple apron & kitchen towels! I love pineapples and all the bright colors that are so popular this year! It just makes entertaining more fun! See how to enter below!
What are your current or dream kitchen essentials?