These tools have been live savers, allowing for faster and easier cooking. I really do use and recommend each and every one of them!
A Well-Seasoned Kitchen®: My book, A Well-Seasoned Kitchen® is a gold medal-winning treasury of over 180 delicious recipes, creative menus, beautiful photos and poignant memories of cooking and entertaining with my mother Sally. I’m honored to have received many 5-star ratings for our work, and such high praise from fans and the media.
Fresh Tastes: In my second cookbook, I have gathered a unique collection of recipes that showcase how fresh ingredients and new ideas can be combined to deliver extraordinarily flavorful dishes guaranteed to please all palates. I’m proud to say that it has won 4 national and international awards!
Scanpan CTX Cookware: I love these pots and pans. They are PFOA-free and are made from 100% recycled aluminum. I find they cook very evenly, are truly nonstick and wash up easily. There are several different lines (I like the CTX because they work on my induction cooktop), so check them all out and see which one best fits your needs.
Le Creuset cookware and bakeware: There is nothing like cooking in Le Creuset. My mom had several covered casserole dishes, as I do. I am also partial to the brasier. I prefer the cast iron line – it retains and evenly distributes heat extremely well. The enamel glaze makes clean up a snap.
Wusthof knives: I love the feel, weight and shape of these knives. The blades are forged from one piece of high carbon steel and the handles are designed for comfort. Super sharp, they make chopping easy. I use the Classic Ikon series in my home kitchen.
Avocado Slicer: Easily cut evenly sized, smooth avocado slices. Perfect for creating beautiful slices that present well in any dish.
Cooking Temperature Guide: A must-have to ensure safety when cooking – as well as not overcooking. Using a meat thermometer in conjunction with a cooking temperature guide guarantees that your meat is cooked properly and evenly every time.
Crock Pot Slow Cooker: Perfect for family-style meals. The recipe options are endless (and easy!) when cooking with a slow cooker.
Cuisinart Elite Food Processor: A necessity for every kitchen, this food processor is easy to use, easy to clean, and provides a wide variety of shredding, chopping, mixing and slicing options.
Food Loops: The first ever heat resistant silicone food trussing tool, designed to replace kitchen string and toothpicks during the food prepping process.
Immersion/hand blender: This simple, hand-held blender provides smooth, even blending that is lightweight enough for one-handed operation.
KitchenAid Stand Mixer: A must-have, this 10-speed KitchenAid Stand Mixer can handle up to 4 ½ quarts at a single time and features 3 handy accessories – a flat beater, wire whip and a dough hook.
Microplane Zester/Grater: Designed to extract the best flavor from food. Excellent for usage with hard cheeses, onions, citrus fruits, ginger and much more.
Oxo Mango Slicer: Removes mango seeds while slicing the fruit in half in one easy step.
Onion Goggles: The answer to tear-free chopping, mincing, dicing and slicing! Designed with comfortable foam seal, these googles protect your eyes from all irritating kitchen vapors.
Round Biscuit and Cookie Cutter Set: Ranging from ¾ to 3 5/8 inches, these stainless steel cutters are ideal for cutting pastries, cookies and dough.
Dough E Z Rolling System: This silicone mat and guides are must when baking. The nonstick mat reduces the need for excess flour, and the guide rulers take the guesswork out of rolling dough and ensure a uniform thickness.
Stacking Bowls: Beautiful, clean, stainless steel food containers with a locking handle to hold them in place; perfect for easily transporting just about anything to a picnic. Un-stacked containers can be used as serving or eating bowls.
Wm Oh’s: Our wonderful kitchen designers and architects, Wm Oh’s is the admired leader in handcrafted, custom built cabinetry that feature classic European and American styling for premium homes.
Roth Distributing: Curators of innovation and docents of luxury, they connected us with high-end appliances, bringing technology, ingenuity and style to our kitchen, From Wolff, Asko, Sub Zero, Fisher and Paykel, and more.