kitchen essentials starter kits

Kitchen Starter Kits You Can Make at Home

While our clients enjoy choosing items to fill their kitchen drawers, they also appreciate and treasure our Kitchen Starter Kits, which can help them jump start their selection. The kits bring the added benefit of allowing families to cook at home rather than frequenting fast food restaurants, thus saving money and improving nutrition.Kitchen kit 2018

We furnish approximately 200 homes a month, so these kits are always in need. 

Here’s a list of basics to get you started – the most necessary items:

  • Can opener
  • 2 pot holders
  • Dishcloth or sponge
  • 2 dishtowels
  • Set of measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Slotted cooking spoon
  • Regular cooking spoon
  • Metal or plastic spatula/lifter
  • Tongs
  • Paring knife
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Cooking fork
  • Carving knife

Additional useful items:

  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Spaghetti spoon server
  • Wooden spoon
  • Ice cream scooper
  • Pizza cutter wheel
  • Potato masher
  • Wire whisk/beater
  • Rubber scraping spatula
  • Cheese slicer
  • Current calendar (basic organizing tool)

Gather the items and pack them neatly in a jumbo zip lock bag. If possible, add a label: “Kitchen Starter Kit, wash before using.” We’ll take care of the rest!

There are never enough of these kits to give out, so if you are part of a Girl Scout troop, school organization, or just want to teach your children about the joy of giving, please consider the Kitchen Starter Kit project.