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VOCABULARY - KITCHEN
Consider the spanish equivalences. Practice the pronunciation of these words and think of phrases that use them.
 

KITCHEN FURNITURE
counter
dinner table
cupboards (cabinets)
drawers
sink
refrigerator
freezer
dish rack
spice rack
shelves

KITCHEN APPLIANCES - FOR PREPARING
coffee maker
tea kettle
teapot
juicer
blender
food processor
pots and pans
frying pan / skillet
wok
grill
steamer
jar
jug
tupperware
oven mitt
tray
apron
ice cube tray
muffin pan
scale
waxed paper


KITCHEN APPLIANCES - FOR COOKING (sources of heat)
stove
oven
microwave
toaster / toaster oven
waffle iron
sandwich press
pressure cooker
slow cooker / Crock-Pot
hot plate

UTENSILS (TOOLS) - FOR PREPARING
cutting board
peeler
knives (kitchen knives)
spoon
spatula
turner / flipper
strainer
colander
tongs
whisk
ladle
metal spoon
wooden spoon
rolling pin / roller
ice cream scoop
ice pick
garlic press
potato masher
cheese grater
pizza slicer
can opener
corkscrew
measuring spoons
measuring cup
thermometer
slicer (for ex: apple slicer)
tea strainer
tablespoon
tea infuser
measuring cup
measuring spoons
timer
tin
tongs
vegetable brush
vegetable peeler
shears / scissors
sieve
skewers
spatula
pepper grinder / pepper mill
nutcracker
potato masher
knife sharpener
meat tenderizer
mortar and pestle
egg beater
flour sifter

UTENSILS FOR EATING (AT THE TABLE)
salt and pepper shakers
napkin
tablecloth
placemat
fruit bowl
silverware / plasticware (utensils):
butter knife
steak knife
spoon
soup spoon
fork
chopsticks
dishes:
bowl
soupbowl
plate
platter
cup
glass
tea cup
mug / coffee mug
wine glass
shot glass
pitcher
gravy boat


FOR CLEANING
dishwasher
dish soap (for cleaning by hand)
dish detergent (for the dishwashing machine)
sponge
rag / towel / cloth
steel wool
broom
mop
plastic bags
trash can / garbage can / waste basket
garbage compactor
garbage disposal
paper towels
plastic wrap
aluminum foil / tin foil

recipe
leftovers

VERBS
cook, fry, deep-fry, grill, boil, steam, melt, pinch, pour, grate, sauté, roast, barbeque, sear,
smoke, brine, scramble, mix, whisk, serve, simmer, slice, spread, serve, taste, pre-heat (the oven), light (a gas stove),
slice, dice, peel, whip, stir, beat, marinate, ferment, pickle, baste, roast, knead

TYPES OF COOKED/PREPARED FOOD:
casserole, quiche, salad, pasta, omelette, scramble, stew, soup, cream, pancakes, muffins, crepes, sandwich, burrito, taco, fajita, noodles, ramen, gratin, brulee

A COMPREHENSIVE GLOSSARY OF TERMS:
http://www.atomicgourmet.com/Atomic-Gourmet-Free-Online-Recipes/Online-Recipe-Search/PageId/1/Culinary-Glossary/LId/0,22,23/Id/23/Cooking-Terms.html

SAYINGS:
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
Too many cooks in the kitchen.
everything and the kitchen sink / everything but the kitchen sink = everything
soup to nuts = beginning to end

OTHER SAYINGS (SIGNS SOME PEOPLE PUT IN THEIR KITCHEN):