Minimalist Kitchen


Every few months, a piece in the New York Times Food Section makes it really worthwhile to go to the site, fill out the form and register to read NYT online.

This is one.

It’s an excellent explainer for putting together a kitchen cheaply, by Mark Bittman — aka The Minimalist.

“The point is not so much that you can equip a real kitchen without much money, but that the fear of buying the wrong kind of equipment is unfounded. It needs only to be functional, not prestigious, lavish or expensive.

“Keep that in mind, stay out of the fancy places and find a good restaurant supply house. If you make a mistake — something is the wrong size or of such lousy quality you can’t bear it — you can spend 20 bucks more another time. Meanwhile, you’ll be cooking.”

Go. Register. Read. Thank me later. 


1 Response to “Minimalist Kitchen”

  1. 1 joshuabecker
    June 28, 2008 at 1:17 am

    i’m not sure why it took me over one year to find this post linking to this article.
    this is great stuff.


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In culinary school and getting ready to trade the writing life for the cooking life. Or not. Might do both. At the moment I'm a feature writer for The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. My name is Pat Carroll.

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