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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

As lovers of all things cooking and baking, we each have a list of dream gifts we would love to receive for our kitchens! This week, our team tells you about their most coveted gift in the store, without budget limitations. (For our 2016 picks under $50, see last week’s blog post here.)

Finex 12” Covered Skilletbm2016

This beautiful piece of artisan cookware is put together by hand in Portland, OR. The attention to quality detail makes this piece stand out from other cast iron cookware. The smoothly machined surface resists sticking and is easy to clean. The heaviness of the skillet allows for even heating, and its coil handle stays cool to the touch while cooking. A must have piece for the artisan foodie in your life!


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2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Under $50

We make it easy to find the perfect gift for the foodie in your life! Our team each chose a favorite item under $50 to gift or be gifted for the 2016 holiday season.

Oggi Copper Plated Cocktail Shaker50aw2016

No home bar is complete without a good cocktail shaker. I love this shaker because it lets people know I’m serious about my cocktails, while throwing in just a little bit of style.


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Kyocera Ceramic Knives

Kyocera CollectionIf you’ve never handled a Kyocera Ceramic Knife, you don’t know what you’re missing. When it comes to effortlessly slicing fruits, vegetables, and boneless meats, ceramic knives are in a class of their own. Of course, for most home cooks, a ceramic knife will not replace your tried and true steel chef’s knife and paring knife for some tasks, but they sure do make an excellent addition to your collection.

Kyocera‘s ceramic knives are made from a high-tech ceramic recipe called zirconium oxide. What makes Kyocera stand out from other ceramic knives is the super-fineness of the processed raw materials and the amount of compression and heat that sinters them into an extremely dense final product. So you get knives take a finer edge and are much more chip resistant than the competition.

Kyocera also produces mandolin slicers and vegetable peelers with the same high quality ceramic blade. We recommend these products time and time again to our customers who desire great quality tools that are both functional and easy to use.

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