Before students head off to universities across the world, here’s a list of top 10 college kitchen essentials that might help make the transition much easier … for everyone.
1) Mini Microwave
This might be a mini microwave but it still has maximum power that can fit a full size dinner plate. At 750 w, this small but mighty microwave meets most dorm requirements.
1) Water Pitcher with Pop-out Filter
No more running down the hall to the community kitchen or the drinking fountain. Also, the convenient pop out filter makes filling water bottles on the go even easier.
3) Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Fueling early morning classes and late night study sessions, this cold brew maker is easy to use and keeps up to 28 oz of coffee concentrate fresh in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
4) Countertop Oven
When study sessions need fast, fresh cookies and late-night-hunger hits, a counteertop oven with full-size oven performance is the answer.
When class about to start this 2-sclice toaster can toast breakfast before running out the door. It has the versatility to toast just about any kind of bread and bagel, and has 7 shade settings, including Bagel, Defrost, Reheat and Keep Warm. It’s great to share with roommates.
6) Coffee Maker
Avoid late night runs to the coffee shop with a 12-cup coffeemakar. With a showerhead spray arm it’s like ordering pour-over coffee without the hassle and wait. Plus the warming plate is programmable so it’ll keep coffee hot for friends who stop by.
7) Washing Machine Wipes
Laundromats and community laundry rooms can be dirty! But these easy cleaning wipes can be stashed in a laundry basket for a quick clean up before laundry goes into the washer.
8) Mini Food Chopper
Saves time for food prep when living off campus. This mini one comes in some really great colors.
9) Hand Mixer
What student doesn’t love fresh-baked cookies? With a compact hand mixer a batch can be mixed up in no time! Go where ambition takes you with this Cordless Hand Mixer from KitchenAid brand – one charge can make up to 200 cookies on a full charge.* For indoor use only.
*Based on 4 batches of chocolate chip cookies.
10) Hand Blender
Fresh smoothies? Easy. A hand blender can quickly blend, puree, and crush all of your favorite ingredients. Great for smoothies, soups, hummus, dressings, and so much more. It’s the kitchen tool of choice for campus foodies!