These gadgets will encourage the chef in your life to keep on cooking.
Our Favorite Cooking Prep Tools
Put a little pep in your prep with these gadgets that will make preparing the meal (almost) the best part.
End Grain Circle Chopping Block
It's a green chocie that's tough as well: With this sustainably forested 12-inch teak board, you get a hard-working, long-wearing surface that is beautifully patterned.
Norpro Grip-EZ Silicone Knockdown Colander
Silicone sides allow the Norpro Knockdown colander to fold down for convenient storage.
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Perfect Portions Food Scale
It weighs ingredients and calculates nutrition in an easy-to-read format. Programmable for custom foods, too. A compact, handsome tool for anyone on a restricted diet.
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Pier 1 Imports Metal Colanders
Bigger-than-usual holes mean faster draining for your farmers’ market bounty.
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Tie it up real pretty with Divine Twine. What all the best-dressed chickens will be wearing this season.
Price: $15/240-yard spool
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This flexible insert fits almost any pot, and silicone handles make it easier and safer to remove. Available in two sizes and colors.
ISi Basics Silicone Standing Baster with Brush
No more dribbling with iSi's dual-duty kitchen gadget.