Kitchenware vocabulary

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  1. cup

    a small open container usually used for drinking
  2. bottle

    a vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids
  3. bowl

    a round vessel that is open at the top
  4. box

    a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
  5. carton

    a box made of cardboard; opens by flaps on top
  6. chopstick

    one of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with
  7. colander

    bowl-shaped strainer used to wash or drain foods
  8. corkscrew

    a bottle opener that pulls corks
  9. cupboard

    a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
  10. eggcup

    dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
  11. fork

    a pronged tool used for serving and eating food
  12. funnel

    a conically shaped utensil with a narrow tube at one end
  13. glass

    a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure
  14. grater

    utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods
  15. jar

    a vessel with a wide mouth and without handles
  16. jug

    a large bottle with a narrow mouth
  17. kitchenware

    hardware utensils for use in a kitchen
  18. knife

    edge tool used as a cutting instrument
  19. ladle

    a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle
  20. mug

    with handle and usually cylindrical
  21. nutcracker

    a compound lever used to crack nuts open
  22. packet

    a small package or bundle
  23. peeler

    a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables
  24. pitcher

    (baseball) the person who does the pitching
  25. plate

    dish on which food is served or from which food is eaten
  26. saucepan

    a deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling
  27. sieve

    a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material
  28. sink

    fall or descend to a lower place or level
  29. slice

    a thin flat piece cut off of some object
  30. spatula

    a hand tool with a thin flexible blade
  31. spoon

    a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  32. stockpot

    a pot used for preparing soup stock
  33. thermos

    container that maintains the temperature of hot or cold food
  34. tub

    a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
  35. tube

    a hollow cylindrical shape
  36. jug

    a large bottle with a narrow mouth
  37. whisk

    a mixer incorporating a coil of wires
  38. wine bottle

    a bottle for holding wine
  39. wok

    a frying pan with a convex bottom; used in Chinese cooking
  40. coaster

    someone who coasts
  41. pot

    metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  42. saucer

    a small shallow dish for holding a cup
Created on March 11, 2013
(updated March 11, 2013)