Kitchen Accessories

Sbriciola Bread Cutting Board

Corral bread crumbs easily with this cutting board from Alessi. As you slice bread, crumbs fall between the slats into the tray below, which then pulls out for quick cleaning. Designed by Anna and Gian Franco Gasparini, the very same couple who designed the Milky Way Minor Cheese Knife Set. If you know someone serious about their bread and cheese, you might consider either (or both, if you’re feeling generous) as a good gift idea.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $112.00
Available from: Fitzsu

Mix & Measure Bowl Set

Mix your ingredients with this bowl set and you’ll have no need for measuring cups. Made of melamine with a wide spout for pouring, these two bowls have a non-skid bottom and nest to save space in your cabinets. The larger bowl measures up to 90 oz. (or 2.5 ltr) while the smaller measures up to 34 oz. (1 ltr).

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Price: $40.00
Available from: Fitzsu

KINK Vinegar Bottles

Just when you think your kitchen needs nothing more, someone goes and makes a vinegar bottle beautiful. Who needs a beautiful vinegar bottle? Well, nobody, really, but if you’re particular about the tiniest details, then you might as well go all out on a vinegar receptacle. There’s also the Kink Oil Bottle ($125) if you want a matching set.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $95.00
Available from: Form.Function.Style

Measure Tea Towel

The Measure Tea Towel is a hand screen-printed tea towel designed by Dani Guralnick, featuring the most common measuring equivalents and conversions used in cooking. Of┬ácourse, if you feel it’s too pretty to wipe up spilled wine with, it can also be hung up as art. Check out the previously posted Useful Towel for a different take on the useful-measurements-kitchen-towel.
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Price: $15.00
Available from: W+K Studio

Juuri Storage Jars

These are some of the nicest storage jars that I’ve ever seen. Each glass container has a flexible silicone collar that ensures an air-tight seal. While they’re intended for functional kitchen storage, you could easily use them wherever you need a container, say, for organizing desk items or jewelry.
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Price: $29.95 - 39.95
Available from: shopHORNE.com

Leather Strap Cutting Boards

These wooden cutting boards are nice enough to display on a wall in your kitchen, and that will be easy to arrange as they have leather straps for exactly that purpose. Keep in mind that the larger the board, the higher the price, and the more you spend the more you’ll want to keep that board looking good with appropriate cutting board oil (such as BCM&T oil).
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Price: $60.00 and up
Available from: Jayson Home

Flour Sack Towels

More tea towels! Except this time you have your pick between black, orange, or grey sets of three, with each towel having a “terrific typographic timbre” to add to your kitchen. I made things complicated by selecting one towel from each set for the main image, but I’m sure you’ll be satisfied with just one set. Right? (Also, House Industries: well done on the copy for these towels. Entertaining.)

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Purchase Information:

Price: $30.00
Available from: House Industries

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Woop Dee Doo Tea Towel by Tom Polo

For those days when you just don’t give a (fill in the blank), this tea towel will echo your lackadaisical sentiments perfectly. Tom Polo is a visual artist whose recent work uses text and humor “to engage with a corrosive anxiety about the human condition.” See Third Drawer Down for more info.
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Price: $40.00
Available from: Third Drawer Down

Dip-Dyed Baguette Boards

Who knew adding a little milk paint to a plain serving board would make it so much better? The folks that made these, that’s who. A little stripe action and suddenly the serving board lives on the wall instead of in a cabinet. Made from Pennsylvania sycamore.
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Purchase Information:

Price: $108.00 - 198.00
Available from: Terrain

Funnel Friends

Add these ‘friends’ to your kitchen and be amazed at their various uses. Scooping, serving, funneling, filling, pouring, you name it, they’ll help you with it. The medium container has interior marks for measuring (each 1/4 C.) while the larger container doubles as a pitcher. The small works as an excellent funnel for transferring dry goods or liquids into smaller containers. And, of course, the three funnels nest to save space. So smart.

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Price: $41.00
Available from: Fitzsu

Beater Whisk

So smart. This whisk by Ding3000 can be folded together to save space in your kitchen drawer. A small ring serves as the opening and closing mechanism and can be used to hang the whisk as well. Looks like it would be easy to clean (it’s nylon), and, if that’s not enough for you, check out all the colors available: white, grey, light blue, nude, lavender, pink, mint and dark blue.
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Price: $18.00
Available from: gretelhome.com

2012 Buy Local Towel

It’s 2012. You’re in the kitchen, cooking up a storm, hands a mess, when suddenly you wonder what day your friend/loved one’s birthday falls on… what to do?! Ah, if only you had this tea towel, you could dry your hands and check out the calendar, all while having a strong feeling that you should go to your local farmers market at the next possible opportunity.

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Price: $20.00
Available from: terrain

Ribbon Tea-Kin

Have you heard of a ‘tea-kin’ or ‘teakin’? It’s sized between a napkin and tea towel, so you can use them for small spills in the kitchen or big mouths at the table. This ribbon design is especially eye-catching, as is the Antler (shown below) and both are also available in a cushion cover.

Shown above: Ribbon Tea-Kin, $36.00
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Price: $36.00
Available from: sang the bird

Miller Bamboo Board

If you’ve spent any time in the kitchen chopping up ingredients you know how handy this cutting board would be with its inset bowl. You can remove the bowl for safe transport to the pan, or, alternatively, use the bowl for dips and sauces when you’ve laid out a vegetable spread. Now on sale for $35 from Furni.
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Price: $35.00
Available from: Furni

Bottle Opener

This bottle opener by Adam Hogsett has weight and durability on its side. Manually machined from cold formed steel, it’ll withstand far more bottles than you’ll ever consume… just be careful not to drop it on your toes. Might be a great gift perhaps?

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Purchase Information:

Price: $48.00
Available from: Adam Hogsett's Etsy Shop