Real foodies know that great food doesn’t have to come from some buzzed-about restaurant or hipster food truck. The best meals are made at home, with fresh ingredients and lots of patience and love. Today, newbie kitchen gourmands look a bit different from their traditional counterparts. While cooking gear such as knives and pans is still a must, the materials and methods have been revamped. So if you’re staring at empty kitchen cabinets and drawers, here’s how to get started.