It is a topic that no one gives you as a primer when you are putting together a kitchen.  What do you need?  You normally get a lot of different items from a coffee pot to a collection of hand me down spatulas to that thing that Aunt Sylvia gave you that you have no idea what it is and neither did she.

So what do you need?  Our food expert in the afternoon, Stu Gonsuron, visited the Afternoon Drive Home to talk about it and he brought his list with him of the things that he thinks are necessary in any kitchen.

  • Spring-loaded tongs
  • Digital scale
  • Digital thermometer
  • Knife Sharpener
  • A good Chef's knife
  • Black Iron Skillet
  • Kosher Salt
  • Stand Mixer
  • Olive Oil Mister

Gonsuron has found over the years great reasons for each of these and as a food expert and former restaurant chef has found that having these things makes things easier when you head to the kitchen to cook a meal of any kind.

Listen to our entire conversation with Stu Gonsuron to find out why he believes that everyone should have an Olive Oil Mister.