Rooms in the House-kitchen

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Words used to describe items and furniture in the kitchen.

blender

an electrically powered mixer with whirling blades that mix or chop or liquefy foods

pepper and salt shakers

These come in many shapes and sizes, and hold two of the most popular seasonings for use at the table.

jug

A container with a narrow neck and a ring the size of one finger at the top.

teapot

A container use for making or serving tea.

kettle

This is used on the stove for heating water.

pitcher

If we were discussing baseball, we would say this is the guy who throws the ball, but this is "kitchen" vocabulary, so think of a container for water, milk, juice, etc.

coffee maker

An electric appliance with a filter, a pot and grounds, used to make one of the most popular morning beverages.

grill

A ________ is most often used outside, using charcoal or gas for heat, but there are some indoors versions also.

microwave

kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it

cook

This can mean the person who prepares the food, or the process of preparing the food.

housekeeper

A person who assists with household chores.

apron

This is worn over the clothing when one is working in the kitchen to keep clothing clean.

trash

Another word for garbage.

garbage disposal

An appliance that fits under the sink so food waste can be disposed of through the kitchen drain.

toaster

small kitchen appliance that browns slices of bread, bagels, English muffins, etc.

saucepan

a metal container of moderate depth, usually having a long handle and sometimes a cover, for stewing, boiling, etc

frying pan

A pan used for preparing fried foods.

rolling pin

A utensil consisting of a cylinder (usually of wood) with a handle at each end

counter

A flat surface for preparing food

countertop

The ______________ is covered with formica, marble, or other sturdy material.

scale

A device for weighing food (or people, but not in the kitchen)

bottle opener

An opener for removing caps or corks

corkscrew

A spiral-shaped device for opening wine or champagne

napkins

Pieces of paper or fabric used for wiping mouth and hands while eating.

dish towels

Linens used for drying dishes

hand towels

Linens used for drying hands

silverware

Spoons, forks and knives

cutlery

silverware or knives

dish soap

Cleaning liquid especially formulated for washing dishes

fork, spoon, knife

silverware

sink

Please put the dirty dishes in the ________ so I can wash them.

table

Furniture in the dining room or kitchen where people take their meals.

stove

This appliance uses electricity or gas for cooking.

oven

This is a compartment in the stove used for baking.

dishwasher

If a dog is man's best friend, then this appliance for washing dishes is woman's best friend.

dustpan

A small tool used for picking up debris which has been swept into a pile on the floor.

wastebasket

A trash receptacle

refrigerator

This appliance keeps food cold or frozen.

faucet

Also called a spigot, you can get cold or hot water from this.

drain

An opening in the bottom of the sink which is connected to the plumbing under the sink.

cupboard

Cabinets, usually attached to the wall above the counter, for storing dishes, food, and other kitchen items.

cutting board

Made of wood, plastic or other sturdy material, this is used when cutting food to avoid damaging the countertop.

spork

A fairly new eating tool which combines a spoon and fork.

chair

Something to sit on when eating

glasses

Receptacles for drinks

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