Make the year's biggest food holiday go smoothly with this sturdy, functional, and stylish gear.

Hugh Garvey  – November 5, 2020 | Updated January 5, 2021

Honestly, you don’t need a ton to have a great Thanksgiving: a companion or two (even by Zoom!), warm food to eat, a drink that’ll make you happy, and something sweet. But, to let you focus on cooking the meal—and sharing it with loved ones—it certainly helps to have the right tools. That’s why we’ve rounded up these six basic items—basic, yes, but functional, sturdy, and stylish, the type of kitchen gear that’ll last you past this Thanksgiving, and for many more meals to come.

Essential Thanksgiving Tools

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