Elevated, Easy-to-Use Kitchen Essentials

Eight items—from the practical to the premier—for your countertops and cabinets

With most of us spending more time cooking at home a look at some new essentials is in order. Covering the basics—a set of pots and pans, essential knives (paring, chef’s and serrated), prep spaces and a flexible indoor grill—is a good place to start. Whether you’re an expert or a rookie, starting afresh, replacing or upgrading, kitchen equipment should be long-lasting, high-quality and easy-to-use, …

Range Smart Thermometer

Cook to perfection with an iOS-enabled kitchen tool complete with mobile alerts and temperature graphing

A lucky few are born with the ability to cook perfect dishes time and again. For the rest of us, there’s the Range: A smart thermometer that measures and records temperature, sending alerts to your mobile devices when your food is ready—or more accurately, almost ready. This means no longer being housebound when making brisket or ruining yet another batch of home brew because of …

Kuhn Rikon Corn Twister

A safe, hassle-free tool designed to strip fresh kernels off the cob for your summer recipes

Grilled corn on the cob is a summer BBQ staple, but fresh corn “off” the cob can be even more versatile, adding color and sweetness to any dish from breakfast to dinner. Providing an alternative to the cumbersome, messy and semi-risky method of removing corn kernels with a knife, the Corn Twister was designed by Swiss kitchenware company Kuhn Rikon, who is known for quality …