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Kitchen Prep Survival Guide: Pieces for Every Cook

Kitchen Prep Survival Guide: Pieces for Every Cook

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For all levels of experience and skill, cooking is easier when you’ve got the right equipment. There are endless possibilities when stocking your kitchen, but the task doesn’t have to be difficult.

We’ve put together a helpful survival guide that will make the process quick and efficient. Whether you’re starting from scratch or you’re well seasoned in the kitchen, we’ve got you covered!

BEGINNER COOKS

When you’re a beginner starting from scratch, make sure that all of your equipment is durable and versatile. You’ll have it for a while. Focus on functionality to make stocking up quick and affordable. The more jobs a tool can do for you, the more you need it in your kitchen. Some essentials to start with:

MIX AND MEASURE IT
BAKE IT

The Pyrex® 3 Quart Oblong Baking Dish with Lid is a utility player for every kitchen. From cakes to casseroles, this dish has you covered.

STORE IT

More cooking means more leftovers! Save any size of almost anything with a Pyrex® Simply Store 20 Piece Set .

BUDDING GOURMET

Once you have the basics covered, and you’re becoming more adventurous in the kitchen, add a few more pieces to your lineup. As your cooking and baking needs become more specialized, so should your equipment. Take your culinary exploits to the next level with these:

SIZING THINGS UP

Bigger jobs will require bigger tools.

POP IT IN THE OVEN

A growing kitchen and a developing cook will need bakeware in a variety of shapes and sizes to prepare a variety of recipes. Make sure to have this group at the ready:

STORAGE CHOICES GALORE

Stock up on storage versatility with the airtight and leak-proof Pyrex® No Leak Lids™ 10 piece set . Color-coded lids boast easy vent tabs for storing and reheating your favorite leftovers.

TOP CHEF

Now that you’ve honed your skills and are confidently venturing into expert territory, it’s time to kick it up a notch. As your talents and savvy progress, you may want to share your culinary creations. These pieces make it fun and easy to serve a crowd, whether at home or on-the-go:

SPECIALIZED SERVINGS

Great for specific recipes or as mini prep pieces, the Pyrex® 10 Ounce Custard Cup, 4-Pack are perfectly sized dessert bowls that can also help you keep track of numerous ingredients for more complicated dishes.

BIG BATCHES.

Cooking up a storm?

BAKE AND TAKE

Want to bring your masterpiece on a road trip?

IN THE CLEAR

Constructed of durable glass that won’t stain, warp or bend, Pyrex® Premium Glass Lids Storage is a chef’s go-to for heavy-duty food storage. Plus, the innovative, airtight and leak-proof glass lids are 100% oven safe – from top to bottom!

Whatever your skill level today, be sure to stock your kitchen with versatile pieces that’ll carry you into your culinary future. From easy to advanced, preparing recipes is always more enjoyable with the right tools and helpers.

YOUR TURN: What prep piece is most used in your kitchen?