10 Kitchen Gadgets Everyone Wants This Season
Picks for the wannabe chef on your list
Text by Madeline O’Malley
We all have that friend who waits for the newest, most cutting-edge blender with the anticipation most reserve for new iPhones. Or a sibling who is asking for a mortar and pestle or a chic new cutting board this holiday season. If you’re not up to date on the latest kitchen tool trends, fear not: We’ve put together a list of the very best and there really is something for everyone, from a vintage-inspired pepper mill to one seriously statement-making stand mixer. What did we find? Color is hot. So are unexpected metallics (think rose gold). Compact sizes are abundant, too, so small-space dwellers will not be stuck searching for a place to store their new treasure. And who knows, maybe you’ll be invited over for a fondue party in return. Read on for a roundup of the coolest tools of the kitchen trade, each with a bit of a twist.
Making holiday cookies never looked so good. SHOP NOW: Stand Mixer in Pink by Smeg, $460, amazon.com
Fan favorite Danish brand Hay’s collection of kitchenware with the MoMA Design Store is the housewarming gift of the season. These colorful chopping boards put a slab of wood to shame. SHOP NOW: Hay Chopping Boards, from $45, store.moma.org.
This high-design juicer in a shimmery rose gold does not need to hide in a cabinet. SHOP NOW: H-AA Slow Juicer by Hurom in Rose Gold, $459, food52.com.
Ditch the food processor for something a little more analog. SHOP NOW: Round Olivewood Mortar & Pestle, $48, abchome.com.
Why get a regular cheese grater when you could get a stylish one? SHOP NOW: Cheese Grater by W&P Design, $36, anthropologie.com.
You may have to pretend you are spending the holidays in Gstaad, but this fondue set will help. SHOP NOW: Mini Cocotte Fondue Set in Marseille by Le Creuset, $40, lecreuset.com
The cutest pepper mill in the world. Hands down. SHOP NOW: Peugeot Olivier Pepper Mill in Red, $135, marchsf.com.
These marbleized mixing bowls, evocative of Japanese design, add instant style to the kitchen. SHOP NOW: 3-Piece Stir Mixing Bowl Set, $40, cb2.com.
This blender’s jazzy copper finish hides a powerful motor perfect for smoothies and soups. SHOP NOW: Pro Line Series Blender with Thermal Control Jar in Copper by KitchenAid, $800, williams-sonoma.com.
You never knew you needed a pop of color with your colander until you met these. SHOP NOW: NOD23301 Colander in Yellow by Now Designs, $38 for set of 2, themine.com.