The kitchen is the one space in your house that you should definitely invest in. It literally is the only place in your house that keeps you alive says The Kitchen Guyd. So, it only makes sense that you acquire appliances, utensils and other kitchenware that are of the highest quality and will make your kitchen very enticing. Here are five simple yet useful things that can make your kitchen stand out.

Mason Jars

Mason jars have been all the rage since 2015. Ever since the celebrities and social media influencers were bitten by the health bug, mason jars were the go-to smoothie container. They come with a handle and a straw on the lid – perfect for people who are on-the-go and have an extremely active lifestyle. A few years later, mason jars are still a staple in every kitchen but have now evolved into other functions. Nowadays, you can practically buy a whole dozen of 100ml, 250ml, 500ml and even 1L mason jars to store just about anything from rice, lentils, pasta, nuts, dried fruits, herbs, spices, protein powders, and many more. Besides securing your food, they look great and elegant in display atop your kitchen counter.

5 Simple Things That Can Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

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A Single Cup Coffee Maker

To complement your mobile lifestyle, a coffee maker is a great addition to your kitchen. The best single cup coffee maker is highly functional and can make your kitchen look like a professional one. There are different brands that you choose from that are also capable of creating different types of coffee from a simple brew, a cappuccino, latte, and even espresso. They are extremely easy to use and you are always guaranteed a great cup to start your day.

5 Simple Things That Can Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

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Wooden Cutting Boards

Cutting boards, why not? If you love cooking and you spend a lot of your time dicing fresh fruits and vegetables, you can never go wrong with a couple of wooden cutting boards. You can have different shapes and sizes of bread, meats and produce. The rarer the better. You can display them next to your mason jars and your kitchen will great! Suddenly you become your own master chef and you just want to slave away cooking and making delicious meals every day.

5 Simple Things That Can Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

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Iron Pans

Iron pans have been around for decades. The best thing about them is that they are very functional but they do require a certain level of maintenance. Not to worry. You do not have to own a whole bunch of them. You can just buy your staple 18-inch, 24-inch or 26-inch that you can use for frying, sautéing or even for baking. When you’re done, you can hang them on your kitchen wall to give it a very homey vibe. Trust me, no one would ever think you’re a beginner.

5 Simple Things That Can Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

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An Herbal Plant

An herbal plant is a welcome element in your kitchen. It gives the space a piece of nature amidst the stainless appliances around. Basil is a very common herbal plant that you can get as it has a bright green color and plump leaves. You can use them fresh when making pasta while a few can give your boring salad an earthy flavor. It’s a total win-win.

5 Simple Things That Can Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

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