10 Cooking Supplies Every Budding Chef Needs
Do you have the next Ina, Ree or Wolfgang on your hands? Foster your child's joy of cooking with these must-have kids' cooking supplies.
Get your kid in on the prep game! With an apple slicer, veggie scrubber, peeler and more, this set ($20) means your child can help you get a head start on any meal. Did you know preparing all of your ingredients ahead of time is a cooking secret chefs learn in culinary school?
If your child is eager to chop but you’re not ready to hand over the knife block, these StarPack starter knives ($9 for 3) are the perfect solution. Made of nylon rather than metal, the serrated edges can cut fruits and veggies but won’t cut your little one’s finger. Plus: Check out some crazy-cool kitchen gadgets that seem to do EVERYTHING.
No one wants burned hands or fingers. Make sure your child is safe when working with hot pots and pans with their very own oven mitts ($13 for 2). These 100% cotton mitts are available in six shades of blue, two sizes and have a handy loop for easy storage.
Inspire your kid in the kitchen (and give them a few role models!) with the official MasterChef Junior Cookbook ($14). Not only does this cookbook have recipes that were featured on the hit show, but it also has tips from former competitors. Speaking of competitors, make sure your little chef knows these 12 kitchen secrets from the kids on MasterChef Junior.
Teach your kid the importance of measuring ingredients and keeping a steady hand with these multicolor measuring spoons from Farberware ($6). The spoons are made of BPA-free plastic and are dishwasher safe so you won’t have to fight over who gets stuck doing the dishes!
What kitchen set is complete without a versatile whisk? With this BPA-free silicone and stainless steel whisk, your child can whip up sauces, batters and lots of eggs.
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