Rooms in the House-kitchen

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Words used to describe items and furniture in the kitchen.


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.


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


A container use for making or serving tea.


This is used on the stove for heating water.


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.


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


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


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


A person who assists with household chores.


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


Another word for garbage.

garbage disposal

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


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


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


A flat surface for preparing food


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


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

bottle opener

An opener for removing caps or corks


A spiral-shaped device for opening wine or champagne


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


Spoons, forks and knives


silverware or knives

dish soap

Cleaning liquid especially formulated for washing dishes

fork, spoon, knife



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


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


This appliance uses electricity or gas for cooking.


This is a compartment in the stove used for baking.


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


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


A trash receptacle


This appliance keeps food cold or frozen.


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


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


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.


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


Something to sit on when eating


Receptacles for drinks

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