Christmas Preparation: Kitchen Essentials

The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house over the Christmas period. From the first mince pie of the season and Christmas cake preparation to the Christmas dinner and New Year’s eve party food, it is always at the centre of the festivities!

Whether it’s your first time hosting Christmas or you’re a seasoned professional – we have put together a few tips and tricks to keep your kitchen a stress free zone this Christmas, it’s all in the preparation…

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Collect Your Recipes

Preparation is key to make sure your Christmas recipes go to plan. Make sure you’re organised, prepared and have everything ready to go to make the most of the festive season. It will mean you’re not stuck in the kitchen so you can spend the time with your nearest and dearest!

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The Essentials

It’s always the way, it gets to Christmas day and you realise that you’re missing a vital essential just as you’re about to get stuck in.

To avoid this, take a look at our checklist below for all of those festive essentials.

  • Carving Knife 
  • Chopping Board 
  • Kitchen Tools and Utensils
  • Saucepans 
  • Roasting Tin 
  • Loaf Tin (for those making a Nut Roast for vegetarian guests)
  • Colander 
  • Mixer 
  • Bottle Opener 
  • Cheese Board 
  • Spatulas 
  • Ice Cream Scoop 
  • Kitchen Timer 
  • Corkscrew 
  • Garlic Press 
  • Can Opener 
  • Apron 
  • Wine Glasses 
  • Champagne flutes 
  • Plates and Bowls
  • Serving plate 
  • Cutlery 


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2022-11-14 12:36:37By Ciara Martin

Ciara Martin

Ciara Martin

Writer and expert