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Various kitchen utensils on a kitchen hook strip. From left:
Pastry blender and potato masher
Spatula and (hidden) serving fork
Skimmer and chef's knife (small cleaver)
Whisk and slotted spoon
– Spaghetti ladle
Sieve and measuring spoon set
Bottlebrush and ladle

Kitchenware is any tools, utensils, appliances, dishes, and cookware, that can be used in the process of food preparation, cooking or baking, or the serving of food.[1][2] Kitchenware can also be used to hold or store food before or after preparation.[3][4]


Peelers a fixed blade, Australian and Y peeler
Copper saucepans, Vaux-le-Vicomte castle

Kitchenware encompasses a wide range of tools. Some of the most common items of kitchenware are:

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  1. ^ Lantz, L.K. (1970). Old American kitchenware 1725-1925. T. Nelson. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  2. ^ Day, J. (2013). Line Color Form: The Language of Art and Design. Allworth Press. p. 102. ISBN 978-1-62153-280-4. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "Kitchenware - definition of kitchenware by The Free Dictionary". Retrieved 2017-10-12.
  4. ^ "Essential Kitchen Tools Checklist". Real Simple. Retrieved 2017-03-01.

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