Checklist: Must Have RV Kitchen Accessories

Need to stock your new RV kitchen? Have no fear, our kitchen supply checklist is here!

RV Kitchen Stocking Checklist

Upgrades: Cool Cooking Accessories Best for Camping

  • A space-saving aeropress
  • An induction cooktop or Instant Pot (or both!)
  • A small portable blender
  • Berkey water filter
  • Magnetic spice holders

The Basics: RV Kitchen Accessory Staples

  • Propane for your stove
  • Lighter or Matches
  • Pots (small, medium and large)
  • Pans (1 medium frying pan, or a cast iron!)
  • Pot Holder or Pot Grabber
  • Collapsable colanders
  • Minimal plates and bowls – or paper plates!
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Coffee Mugs
  • Utensils
  • Chopping Knives
  • Small flexibile chopping board
  • Mixing Bowls/Serving Bowls
  • Stackable measuring cups and bowls
  • Silicon stirring spoons
  • Small spatula
  • Whisk
  • Ladle
  • Tongs
  • Peeler
  • Thermometer
  • Can Opener
  • Colander
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Baking Pan
  • Pitcher
  • Corkscrew/Bottle Opener
  • Grill Rack
  • Coffee Maker
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Dish Towels and Washcloths
  • Collapsible or square food storage containers – these are most efficient
  • Drying mat or rack – find something that can fold up small or roll up and take up as little space as possible
  • Paper towel holder
  • Refrigerator tension rods
  • Cooler

Reusable Items to Restock

  • Napkins
  • Paper Towels
  • Coffee Filters
  • Foil and Plastic Wrap
  • Plastic Bags
  • Garbage Bags
  • Dish Soap
  • Sponges
  • Sink and Countertop Cleaner

Accessories for Outdoor RV Cooking

  • Outdoor grill
  • Collapsible sink bucket
  • Collapsible table – if you don’t have an outdoor kitchen
  • Grill utensils
  • Pop up trash can

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