Posts Tagged: kitchen

So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…
So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…

So You Wanna Use Your Kitchen…

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Going from having all your meals pre-made by parents and dining hall staff to having to cook for yourself definitely isn’t easy, but it’s not quite as hard as it seems at first. Plus, cooking actual meals for yourself rather than ordering take-out of buying frozen dinners has quite a few benefits–it’s often much healthier,…
Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs
Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs

Minimizing Meal Mess: Tips for Slobs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Man, I am a slob when it comes to keeping my kitchen clean. I can’t tell you how often I wish I were one of those people who can’t stand to see a mess. My life would be so much tidier… But, as it is, my messy kitchen is more of a minor annoyance to…
Spend or Save: Kitchen Items
Spend or Save: Kitchen Items

Spend or Save: Kitchen Items

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s not always easy to know when you should try to cut corners and when it’s really worth spending the money on something. Here are my thoughts regarding some kitchen basics. Silverware, dishes and glassware: Save  Thrift stores are the perfect place to get plates, bowls, silverware, cups, mugs and glassware. I got all of…
Stuff You’ll Need: The Bathroom + Kitchen Checklists
Stuff You’ll Need: The Bathroom + Kitchen Checklists

Stuff You’ll Need: The Bathroom + Kitchen Checklists

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s easy to forget even the simplest of things when you’re balancing priorities of your move. This is a checklist of some bath and kitchen essentials for your first apartment: Bathroom Checklist:  Shower curtain Shower rings Shower liner Towels (hand towels, bath towels) Bath mat Tissues Toilet paper Toothbrush holder Toilet brush Toilet plunger Toiletries…
A Day Of Food: The New Cook’s Menu
A Day Of Food: The New Cook’s Menu

A Day Of Food: The New Cook’s Menu

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Here are a few easy recipes for those who don’t know how to go about boiling water. It’s okay, we all start somewhere!  (I’ve included the equipment needed for these starter recipes, but also check my earlier post that lists all the things needed to complete your first kitchen.) Note: Remember what your momma said…
8 Easy Apartment Storage Hacks
8 Easy Apartment Storage Hacks

8 Easy Apartment Storage Hacks

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If there’s anything that all apartment-owners can agree on, it’s that we need more space. Most apartments focus sell based on square-footage, and unless you’re making serious bank, it’s likely that your space is a bit smaller than you’d like. This is something that I struggle with, because I hate the look and feel of…
Kitchen Essentials: Fiddly Things You May Forget
Kitchen Essentials: Fiddly Things You May Forget

Kitchen Essentials: Fiddly Things You May Forget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Kitchen Essentials What if I told you that there was a secret way to get up to a 90% discount on most of the things you’d order in a restaurant? I’m not fantasizing. There is a way to get food for down to a fraction of the restaurant price, and it’s called cooking it for…
Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170
Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170

Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you have to equip your first kitchen, buying the right tools can be daunting and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. The key to properly outfitting your kitchen with the basics is collecting a handful of multi-purpose tools that can be used in a wide array of food preparations. I recommend that you…
It’d be Sharp Thinking to Buy a Solid Pair of Knives for Your Apt!
It’d be Sharp Thinking to Buy a Solid Pair of Knives for Your Apt!

It’d be Sharp Thinking to Buy a Solid Pair of Knives for Your Apt!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
No, I’m not some psycho killer. I just know knives are the key to successfully cooking at home. And, considering my last credit card bill — that’s definitely something I need to start doing more of! Plus, I tend to like my digits and don’t want to lose one due to a dull knife –…
Starter Apartment Checklist
Starter Apartment Checklist

Starter Apartment Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our Starter Equipment Checklist has all the basics and more. If you are lucky to have relatives ready to gift you stuff to get you move out, hand them this list and you'll be set.