Essential Kitchen Equipment

Running a household on a budget might just require a bit of equipment that a “normal” kitchen doesn’t have – especially if one is interested in avoiding a lot of premade, frozen and expensive options from the store.

I’ll be adding to and updating this list as I go along.

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Pressure Cooker

I know of one other person who uses a Pressure Cooker, but I rate it as an essential piece of equipment.┬áThe below is not mine, but is similar – and shows a pressure cooker doesn’t have to be expensive to be good. This one got top ratings from Cook’s Illustrated,┬ábut a few bad ones from customers: Read More


Kitchen Slicer

A Kitchen Slicer is one item I own that I feel is indispensable. It’s not that I use it so often, it’s more of a case that nothing I have replaces it. Having one, I find myself using it for so many things.

Slicer - this one is an inexpensive foldable one - and it's saved me a ton of money

Slicer – this one is an inexpensive foldable one – and it’s saved me a ton of money

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