Gift Guide: More Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

Upgrades for your kitchen that are functional, design-forward and kinder to the environment

While it’s crucial to shift much of the onus from consumers to big brands and the government regarding sustainability, we can all do better. (For example, while the US is only recycling some 9% of plastics, we can also try to use less.) And the kitchen—whether at home or work—is one space where we can reduce waste while also using more eco-friendly products. From reusable …

Malle W. Trousseau’s Oyster Kit

Shuck shells like a professional with the celebrated French company's stylish equipment

Anyone who’s played the role of an oyster shucker can understand the difficulties these little saltwater delicacies can inflict on even the most burly of hands. This holiday season, Malle W. Trousseau is set to release a must-have for any oyster enthusiast looking to ease the process of shucking. The celebrated French cookware company’s oyster kit comprises a leather hand shield and a high-quality iron …

La Marzocco Home

The Italian espresso machine company now offers their GS3 professional-grade model for home use

Making your own espresso just got serious: Florence-based La Marzocco has recently made their professional-grade espresso machines (previously only available for commercial use) for the home. La Marzocco Home offers customizable GS3 espresso machines including both auto-volumetric and manual paddle models. Several design features include choice of glass side panels, maple and walnut accents and cool-touch padding for the steam wand. La Marzocco’s goal with …