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Tovolo Groovy Pop Molds

Groovy Pops

Many homemade popsicle molds make small, narrow popsicles that aren’t necessarily all that satisfying if you’re looking for a treat to cool you down on a hot day. This is not the case with Tovolo’s Groovy Pop Molds. This set of popsicle molds are big – each pop holds 4-oz of liquid – as well as easy to use, so you’ll be putting your set ... Read More »

New West Knifeworks Fusionwood Knives

Fusionwood knife

Every kitchen should be stocked with a good set of knives. Whether you’re a cook or baker, a good knife will always come in handy. Good quality knives that are kept sharp will last for years and can save time in the kitchen on a daily basis, shaving minutes off of prep times (which add up after a while) and generally making life easier. You ... Read More »

Pearl/Dragee Tweezers

Pearl/Dragee Tweezers

Every time I’ve talked to someone who does a lot of food styling or food photography, they tell me that one of their most important tools is a pair of tweezers. Tweezers allow them to tweak the tiniest details of a piece without running the risk of accidentally poking a finger into a pile of perfect frosting when trying to move a single sprinkle. I’ve ... Read More »

Peach Pitter and Slicer

Peach Pitter

Getting the pit out of a fresh peach or other stone fruit can be a pain in the butt. While they sometimes pop out when you split the fruit in half, those pits stick in there like glue more often than not – leaving you with some rather creatively shaped slices as you try to get around them. I wouldn’t have thought there was an ... Read More »

Cooknook Cookbook Holder

Cooknook

Most cookbook holders sit on the counter. They take up valuable counter space, but that is a small price to pay for having your cookbook or recipe sitting next to you in an easy-to-read spot. That being said, if you could still have easy access to a recipe as you cook without giving up the counter space, it would be a huge plus. This is ... Read More »

Cookeys

Cookeys

Sometimes, it’s hard to pass up a really good looking cookie and these Cookeys were no exception – except for the fact that these cookies aren’t exactly edible. Cookeys are rubbery key caps that are shaped like chocolate and vanilla sandwich cookies. They’re made by Fred, a designer known for coming up with all kinds of cute, food-related things, like the Cakewich Cake Pan and ... Read More »

Wilton’s Scalloped Baking Cups

Cups of a different color

I am always on the lookout for new muffin cups, whether I want something themed for a holiday or am simply looking for a color that I don’t have in my collection yet. While you can use any color of muffin cup to bake with, you have to admit that using a cup of a different color can really take the presentation up a notch. ... Read More »

Zoo Animal Muffin Pan

zooanimalpan

If you’ve ever thought that the traditional muffin shape was just a little too boring, you might consider looking up some shaped bakeware to help you solve the problem. I’ve seen flower-shaped cakelet pans and heart shaped mini cake pans, but the Zoo Animal Muffin Pan from Nordicware puts out even more creative shapes. This cast aluminum pan bakes up a menagerie of cute animals ... Read More »

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