Get cooking with some of my favorite tools that will make time in the kitchen even more fun and rewarding.
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No more wasted food scraps. This thing is seriously amazing. Just add your scraps and in a matter of hours, they are transformed and ready to be combined with your garden soil to add nutrients.
Camp Chef Woodwind WIFI 36
A beautiful 36-inch Woodwind Pellet Smoker Grill with a WIFI enabled controller.
Breville Perfect Press
Create delicious griddled sandwiches in minutes. The press gives just enough weight to perfectly crisp your sandwich without crushing it, and it cooks both sides at the same time. Perfect for a grilled cheese.
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Breville Smart Oven Air
The countertop oven that will change your life. I haven't turned on the big oven since we got one. It air fries, dehydrates, cooks perfect toast, oh, and you can roast a 15lb turkey in it too.
Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine
For those who love to make great tasting espresso drinks at home. It's not a fully automated machine, you have to make the drinks like a real barista and it's so much fun every time.
Cuisinart Food Processor
KitchenAid Stand Mixer
The workhorse of the kitchen with tons of accessories to make cooking much easier. If you ever question whether to use it; just remember that it is only two pieces to wash (bowl and attachment), which is probably less than if you did it by hand.
Instapots are all the rage right now. I don't think there's anything it can't do, but I haven't even used one yet. 🙂
Breville The Control Freak Smart Induction Cooker
Sous Vide Immersion Circulator
Modern cooking at home. Once you try it, you will be a believer. Perfectly cook proteins and vegetables every time with indescribable textures and flavors.
Yes, they are expensive. But once you use one the price is an afterthought. The textures you can achieve with a high-speed blender just can't be done in a standard blender.
KRUPS Belgian Waffle Maker
Cooks 4 waffles at a time and the plates are removable for easy cleaning.
This is an absolutely essential cooking tool. I can't tell you how many thermometers I have gone through that were unreliable before I finally got a Thermapen. It is durable, super fast and accurate every time.
Staub 6-Quart Round Dutch Oven
Staub makes the most gorgeous enameled cast-iron cookware. As beautiful as it is sitting on your stove as an art piece, it's even better when it's in the oven cooking a slow braise and anything else you can throw at it.
All-Clad 12" Skillet
My most used and versatile skillet.
Atlas Pepper Mill
Adjustable grind and comes in brass, copper and chrome. I prefer the chrome because it is so easy to clean.
hedley & bennett Aprons
Beautifully branded with the now iconic &. Used by chefs and home cooks everywhere. The hardest part is deciding which one to get.
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OXO Good Grips Cookie Scoop
Have you ever tried making cookies that are the same size using a spoon and your hand and been successful? Yeah, me neither. The cookie scoop will change your cookie making forever, and it can be used to make perfect ice cream scoops too!
Earlywood Spatulas Trifecta
The spatulas I always grab from the crock. The cast iron scraper is great for getting bits off the bottom of a cast iron skillet.
KitchenAid Pasta Extruder Attachment
As much as I love rolling out fresh pasta dough, the pasta extruder makes it even easier. Just place the dough in the extruder and it pushes through perfect noodles that are ready to cook.
All-Clad Measuring Cups and Spoons
The spatula that is a must for more than just turning fish. I constantly grab this spatula for precision turning and adjusting whatever is in the pan.
The best tongs I have ever used. The silicone keeps the handles from getting too hot, and the lock makes them drawer friendly.
An essential tool for zesting lemons to finely grating hard cheeses.