14 Must Have Kitchen Appliances

Last Updated: 2/20/2024

Author: James Zhao, Sr. Tech Specialist & Alex Park, Product Specialist

Finding the right kitchen appliances can often feel overwhelming, with so many options and new, advanced features to consider.

If you're trying to determine how to add a dishwasher to a small kitchen, the 2-In-Sink Dishwasher from FOTILE is an ideal choice for those shopping for kitchen appliances with a modern design and high-powered technology while still making the most out of your kitchen space.

In this blog, we'll dive into 14 must-have kitchen appliances that are essential to every modern kitchen, covering everything from must-have major appliances like in-sink dishwashers and combi ovens to minor gadgets that make a big impact, such as stand mixers and air fryers.

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Major Appliances You Need

The kitchen has evolved beyond a space for just cooking to become a centerpiece of daily living and entertainment. This section will spotlight some innovative major appliances that are designed to blend seamlessly into the modern kitchen's aesthetic while boosting functionality and efficiency.

From powerful range hoods that ensure a fresh cooking environment to versatile cooktops and advanced combi ovens, FOTILE's offerings are engineered to elevate your culinary experience, making every meal preparation a breeze.

1. In-Sink Dishwasher

The in-sink dishwasher is a marvel of modern kitchen efficiency, combining a sink and dishwasher into a single appliance. This space-saving wonder is ideal for compact urban homes or any kitchen where conserving space is a priority. It offers the convenience of washing dishes immediately after use, integrating seamlessly into the flow of kitchen chores.

The 2-In-Sink Dishwasher from FOTILE is an ideal choice for those shopping for kitchen appliances with a modern design and high-powered technology while still making the most out of your kitchen space.

2. Range Hood

A range hood is an indispensable appliance in the kitchen, designed to keep the air clean and free of smoke, grease, and cooking odors. Its powerful ventilation system ensures a pleasant cooking environment, even during the most intensive cooking sessions. Modern range hoods also blend into modern kitchen designs, combining functionality with an aesthetic appeal.

For those looking for sleek and stylish range hoods to improve the look of their kitchen, FOTILE's range hoods do just this while ensuring a clean and fresh environment at all times.

3. Tri-Ring Cooktop

The tri-ring cooktop is a versatile cooking solution that caters to a wide range of culinary needs, from simmering to rapid boiling. Its adjustable rings provide precise heat control, making it perfect for chefs of all skill levels. This cooktop is a must-have for those who value flexibility and performance in their cooking appliances.

To achieve perfectly even cooking results every time, FOTILE’s Tri-Ring Series cooktops incorporate advanced technology to provide consistent heat distribution.

4. Combi Oven

A combi oven combines the functionality of a convection oven with the health benefits of steam cooking, offering a versatile tool for any kitchen. It allows for a wide range of cooking techniques, whether you're baking, roasting, dehydrating, steaming, or air frying. This appliance is ideal for health-conscious individuals and culinary enthusiasts alike, providing a way to food prep both delicious and nutritious meals. Plus, it can even keep food warm if someone is eating later.

When looking for this type of versatility in the kitchen, FOTILE’s Combi Oven comes with 40 preset recipes so you can start making a variety of meals the whole family will love.

Minor Appliances For Your Kitchen

Enhance your culinary skills with these minor appliances that pack a punch in terms of versatility and convenience. From high-powered blenders that effortlessly whip up nutritious smoothies to stand mixers that simplify baking, these kitchen gadgets are designed to make your cooking and meal preparation more efficient and enjoyable.

1. High-Powered Blender

This versatile appliance is a kitchen powerhouse, effortlessly transforming fresh ingredients into silky smooth smoothies or delicious soups. Its robust motor and variable speed settings allow for precision blending, making it an indispensable tool for health-conscious individuals and culinary enthusiasts alike.

2. Immersion Blender

The immersion blender is the go-to choice for those looking to simplify blending tasks. Its handheld design makes it perfect for pureeing soups, sauces, and even smoothies directly in the cooking pot, eliminating the need to transfer hot liquids and streamlining your cooking process.

3. Stand Mixer

A baker's dream, the stand mixer takes the labor out of creating doughs, batters, and more. With various attachments for kneading, mixing, and whipping, it ensures consistent and effortless results, whether you're whipping up fluffy cakes or preparing batches of cookie dough.

4. Food Processor

Say goodbye to tedious chopping, slicing, and dicing by welcoming food processors into your kitchen arsenal. This time-saving appliance can handle a multitude of tasks, from quickly chopping onions to slicing cucumbers, making meal preparation a breeze.

5. Air Fryer

The air fryer revolutionizes the way we enjoy fried foods. Using hot air to cook, this modern appliance delivers the same crispy and delicious results with significantly less oil, offering a healthier alternative to traditional frying methods and satisfying your craving for fried favorites.

6. Composter

Transform your kitchen waste into nutrient-rich garden gold with a composter. This eco-friendly kitchen appliance helps reduce landfill waste by breaking down food scraps into compost that can be used to nourish your plants and gardens, contributing to a more sustainable lifestyle.

7. Instant Pot

The Instant Pot is the ultimate multi-cooker that can handle it all. From pressure cooking and slow cooking to sautéing and steaming, it's a versatile kitchen companion that simplifies meal preparation and helps you create a wide variety of dishes with ease.

8. Coffee Maker

Start your day off on the right foot with the perfect cup of coffee brewed to your liking. A coffee maker offers convenience and customization, allowing you to savor your favorite brew without the need to visit a coffee shop.

9. Bread Maker

Enjoy the delightful aroma of freshly baked homemade bread with minimal effort. A bread maker takes the guesswork out of baking; just add your bread dough and get consistently delicious loaves of bread, whether you prefer a classic white or a hearty whole wheat.

10. Meat Thermometer

Ensure your meats are cooked to perfection and safe to eat with the aid of a meat thermometer. This minor kitchen essential provides accurate temperature readings, helping you achieve the desired level of doneness every time you cook raw meat.

Other Important Cooking Supplies You Need

Beyond appliances, the right cooking tools can make all the difference in your culinary adventures. Ensure you have a well-stocked kitchen with quality knives, cutting boards, spatulas, pots and pans, and these other small appliances:

  • Large, deep 10” oven-safe skillet
  • Nonstick pans
  • Dutch oven
  • Muffin/ cake pan
  • Various-sized baking sheets
  • Wire cooling racks
  • Dishwasher-safe Mixing bowls
  • Measuring spoons
  • Dry measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cups
  • microwave oven
  • toaster oven
  • ice cream maker
  • Wooden spoons
  • Good quality knife set
  • Pizza cutter
  • Tongs
  • Spatulas
  • Potato masher
  • Meat mallet

Upgrade Your Kitchen With Major Appliances From FOTILE

Innovative, stylish, and efficient, FOTILE’s selection of must-have kitchen appliances is designed to enhance your cooking experience. From powerful range hoods that whisk away cooking odors to sophisticated cooktops that make meal prep a breeze, FOTILE has everything you need to upgrade your kitchen.

Explore our collection of must-have kitchen appliances and transform your kitchen into a space that’s ready for anything.