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, …

Four-Piece, Ceramic-Coated Cookware Set

The ceramic-coated, four-piece cookware set from Caraway inspires distinct confidence in home cooks. The non-stick surface—which is Teflon-free—proves perfectly slippery when cooking all kinds of dishes, and distributes heat evenly. Safe for all types of stovetops and ovens up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit, they’re entirely void of all toxins, including PFOA, PTFE, PFAs, lead, cadmium and nickel. Each sturdy, substantial product appeals visually thanks to a subtle …

Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle

Fellow Products’ unobtrusive Clyde kettle is easy to transport and pour thanks to a long, bent handle. Its wide-mouthed “magic” spout holds steam until the kettle is tilted to pour, allowing it to escape naturally, and away from your hand, rather than all at once. Thoughtfully, a harmonic whistle, rather than a haunting screech, sounds once the water inside is boiling. The kettle comes with a …