Bridal & All Occasion Gift Registry
Getting married? Preparing for your marriage ceremony takes enough time and energy; let us help you with your bridal registry. We are well aware of the effort exerted and the copious amounts of time spent on planning your special day. Allow us to help you save a little time and effort figuring out what kitchen and table top items you need to register for to equip your new home or apartment. This checklist will lead you in the right direction when you are at the point of registering for items that are necessities for your life together. If nothing else, this checklist will help jog your memory when registering so you will not forget the basics.
If you need additional help please email Mary Lou at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact her by phone at 1-866-963-3267. We have served over 500 brides nationwide and look forward to serving you as you prepare for the big day!
Wedding Registry Suggestions:
- Food Processor (Mini or Large) makes large chopping jobs super easy
- Blender - Did someone say margaritas? Register for the most powerful one you can get. Use it for smoothies, sauces, mixed drinks or shakes.
- Coffee Maker you will need one even if you aren't a coffee drinker, many of your guests will be.
- Hand Mixer handy to have in your kitchen for small mixing jobs like boxed cake mixes or whipping cream.
- Toaster Easy and quick breakfast
- Waffle Iron everyone likes waffles, right?
- Slow Cooker You will use this for a number of slow cooked dishes.
- Griddler/Grill great for family breakfasts or grilling meats inside
- Immersion or Stick Blender great for making soups and getting lumps out of gravies. A stick blender has a myriad of uses.
- Ice Cream Maker think of the memories you will create with fun family backyard parties
- Stand Mixer A large mixer for making cakes and other pastries.
- Large Toaster Oven great for single serve meals or reheating leftovers
- 9 Pie Pan You cant make a pie in anything else.
- 9 x 13 Baking Pan You can bake almost anything on this
- 9 Round Springform Pan Must have for making cheesecakes
- 12 Cup Cupcake Pan You get the picture.
- Two 9 Round Cake Pans You can create two to four level cakes with these babies
- Two Cookie/Baking Sheets They should be flat with no edge
- Two Cooling Racks keeps your cooked cakes, cookies and pastries from getting soggy on the bottom while cooling.
- Two Loaf Pans ideal for breads of any kind
- Nonstick Oven Liner place it in the bottom of your oven to catch spills or crumbs. Never clean your oven againjust the liner.
- Bundt Pan should be a basic
- Pie Shield keeps your pie crust edges from burning
- Pie Weights place these weights in the bottom of your crust while blind baking it so it wont rise.
- Ramekins Crθme Brulee
- Silicone Baking Liners should be a basic; they make cleanup a breeze and keep your pastries from sticking.
- Tart Pan If you like tarts and quiches
- Corkscrew or Wine Opener If you drink or entertain people who do, a corkscrew is a must have.
- Wine Glasses for 12 Serve wine in style with beautiful wine glasses, save your cups for soda. Be sure to check out the newer break resistant stems; they are really neat.
- Cocktail Shaker For the sophisticated drinker
- Champagne Glasses For celebrating life's special moments
- Decanter attractive and fully develops a wine's bouquet
- Ice Bucket for entertaining
- Ice Tongs or Scoop goes with the ice bucket
- Martini Glasses and Margarita glasses serve these drinks in the right vessels
- Wine Chiller really handy way to chill wine quickly
When you pick out your cookware, make sure to register for the highest quality you can. Quality cookware will last your entire life.
- 8 and 10 Nonstick Fry Pan (One with Lid) - you only need one nonstick pan and it should be a frying pan, or skillet for making omelets, eggs and any other foods that tend to stick.
- 9 Fry Pan (Not Nonstick) Perfect for browning pan steak and producing what the French call fond. Fond is made up of the stuck on bits of meat and seasonings used as a base for sauces.
- 10 or 12 Sautι Pan with Lid (Not Nonstick) Used for sautιing meats and vegetables. The higher, straight sides reduce splatters.
- 6 or 8 Quart Stockpot with Pasta/Steamer Insert and Lid Trust us; you will use this a lot.
- 2 and 4 Quart Sauce Pan with Lids - great for making sauces, custards, vegetables and soups.
- Roasting Pan with Rack Allows you to roast poultry, beef or lamb. The rack is for easy lifting, allowing heat to cook all around your meat and it raises your meat out of the fat drippings for a good crust.
- 4 or 6 quart Dutch Oven go with Le Creuset or Staub
- Double Boiler for melting chocolate or egg sauces that need delicate heat
- 10 or 12 Cast Iron Skillet retains heat well - a necessity
Cutlery: - Just like cookware, register for the best you can. Quality knives not only make cooking easier, they will last a lifetime. Go with brands like Wusthof or Henckels.
- Bread Knife The serrated edge will allow you to saw your bread slices and will not smash them.
- Carving Knife youll need one when carving turkey, chicken, ham or beef
- 8 Chefs Knife The most used of the larger kitchen knives for dicing, slicing and mincing
- Two or Three 3" to 4" Paring Knives handy knives you will use everyday
- Serrated Utility Knife great for cutting tomatoes or sandwiches
- Kitchen Shears a must have for cutting through bone, food packages or that rope your husband wants to cut.
- Sharpening Steel keeps your kitchen knives edges sharp
- Set of Eight Steak Knives - straight or serrated edged
- 7 Hollow Ground Santoku Knife
- 6 Chefs Knife
- Boning Knife
- Sandwich Knife
- Knife Block
- Cheese Knives
Gadgets and Tools:
- Basic Cookbooks (Ex: Joy of Cooking) ask your parents and grandparents what their favorites are
- Large, 18 x 24 Solid Wood Cutting Board - wood, bamboo, wood composition (dishwasher safe) or plastic are always the best choices--never glass; it dulls your kitchen knives!)
- Dishwasher Safe Plastic Cutting Board for pork and chicken
- Set of Mixing Bowls - Preferably Microwave and Dishwasher Safe
- Measuring Cups and Spoons register for ones that can nest and can stand without tipping over.
- Colander a necessity
- Pepper Mill and Salt Mill or Shaker Freshly ground pepper and salt always taste better.
- Large Grater (Preferably Dishwasher Safe)
- Heat Resistant Spatulas - silicone
- Slotted Spoon for draining veggies or fat from foods
- Wooden Spoons standards for the kitchen
- Turner/Flipper pancakes, fish meats can all be turned easily
- Metal Spoon get one that is pretty enough to serve with, too
- Tongs preferably locking tongs
- Ladle get one for serving at the table and at least a half-cup measure ladle, too
- 8 and 10 or 12 Whisk great for mixing batters and adding air to your mixture
- Can Opener side cutting ones are the best bet for hygiene and safety
- Garlic Press will save your hands from smelling like garlic the whole day
- Peeler get a comfortable one
- Basting/Pastry Brush one for pastry , one for meats and one for the grill
- Potato Masher needs to be solidly constructed
- Instant Read Thermometer the only way to know if your meats are cooked properly
- Rolling Pin register for one will ball bearings in the handles for easy rolling
- Ice Cream Scoop buy a good one
- Kitchen Scale
- Splatter Screen Silicone or metal will keep splatters off your cooktop
- Candy Thermometer
- Apple Corer/Slicer
- Melon Baller
- Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls
- Grilling Tools
- Tea Kettle
Tableware / Serveware:
- Dishwasher Safe Dinnerware for 12 your everyday dishes
- Dishwasher Safe Flatware for 16 your everyday forks, knives and spoons
- Everyday Drinking Glasses for 16 you need this many, unless you like washing dishes frequently.
- 2 Serving Platters youll need them for entertaining
- 2 Serving Bowls
- Serving Utensils register for some that are beautiful and can be used both in the kitchen and for serving
- Pitcher - youll need it for entertaining
- Cake Server serve cake in style
- Cake Stand and Cover
- Cake Plate
- Chafing Dish
- Cheese Board
- Soup Tureen
- Warming Tray
- Wooden Salad Bowls