- KitchenAid Mini Food Processor, $49.99
A lack of cabinet or counter space doesn’t stand in the way of this mini workhorse. The compact 3.5-cup Mini Food Processor is light enough to store overhead and powerful enough to quickly chop, puree, and mix anything you can throw in it.
- Anthropologie Liberty London Mugs, $16 each
Nothing elevates tea or hot chocolate quite like these gold-handled floral mugs. The pretty prints are drawn from archived designs from artist Arthur Lasenby Liberty, but they’re just as home around the table today.
- Aplat Plat Culinary Tote, from $46
Sharing food has never been easier thanks to this tote. The unique design holds 13-inch round or rectangular dishes, platters, and bakeware securely so you can travel with your dish without worry. The 100 percent organic cotton canvas tote also fits a full pie, loaves of bread fresh from the market, or everything you need for a gourmet picnic.
Seeds for the Future
- Epic Seeds assorted seed packets, from $4
We firmly believe you can never have too many seeds, and you don’t want to miss out on the unexpected varieties from Epic Seeds. Squirrel away some Benning Green Tint Squash, Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard, and Mr. Gideon’s Beefsteak Tomatoes to plant come spring. Pro tip: Seed packets make great stocking stuffers, and can also double as gift tags or place cards.
Take some weight off overworked measuring cups with this precise scale that is well-worth the space on the counter. The vintage-style scale is easy to read and pour.
This watering can takes all the guesswork out of storage. With hunter green galvanized steel and copper accents made to weather gracefully, you’ll want to leave it out for all to see.
Forget cluttering up the kitchen with a multitude of gadgets. These three jars can be fit with a variety of easy-to-store attachments for an all-in-one item that doesn’t take up extra space. From spiralizer, to juicer, to grater, prep straight into the jars and fill them up again post-dinner to keep leftovers fresh (and save a dish).
Give indoor plants a good home. This plant ladder is ideal for any attention-grabbing flora or shy bloomer, but we love it paired with one or two that cascade over the edge for the ultimate effect.
- Food52 Oatmeal Linen Oven Mitt, from $30
Replace the burned, stained, and mateless oven mitts with this oatmeal linen set that’s worthy of being hung up and used in front of guests. The more they’re loved and washed, the better they wear.
Deck little helping hands in matching pinafores to keep the flour and messes at bay. Both the adult and child versions have excellent coverage and deep pockets for sneaking a cookie or stowing away a surprise doll. The tie-less coveralls make it easy for even the tiniest in the group to get ready for some fun in the kitchen.
- Shed Recycled Plastic Totes, from $38
Farmers’ market hauls and overflowing harvests are no match for this deep, easy-to-carry that’s perfect for use in the garden or for filling up with groceries. The renewable sugarcane-based plastic wipes clean easily and can be recycled at the end of its life.
This set of three bowls nest nicely to save space, but you’ll never put them away anyways. From serving whole meals to traveling to potlucks to keeping leftovers in the fridge, this covered set will earn its keep. Even better, they can safely be used in the microwave and cleaned up in the dishwasher so you can get back to relaxing post-party.
This three-piece gardening tool set is designed to be well-loved and passed on to future generations. Made from stainless steel and wood, the fork, cultivator, and trowel feel good in your hands and hold up to frequent use.
Hand-thrown in Emeryville, California, this large stoneware serving bowl combines a smooth white glaze inside and a captivating crater glaze on the outside for texture.
Bring a little bit of the sea inside with this charming tea towel from North of West. The 100 percent organic cotton towel is hand printed in Portland to celebrate homegrown oysters.