Wüsthof Classic Cook’s Knife
Every chef needs her sidekick, and we like to think this comes in the form of a go-to knife. Chop, slice, dice, and mince with precision and ease—your Wüsthof Classic Cook’s Knife has got your back ($130, zola.com).
Mauviel M’héritage Copper & Stainless Steel Round Frying Pan
This frying pan is both beautiful and smart: The copper allows for unsurpassed heat conductivity and control, and the stainless steel interior is ideal for all of your cooking needs. Yes, your morning eggs will look that good ($250, mauvielusa.com).
Staub Mini Round Cocotte
From soups and starters to desserts and cobblers, this mini cocotte is perfect for individually sized portions. The self-basting spikes ensure that juices are evenly returned back to the food for optimal taste and flavor. Whether you’re whipping up a dinner for two or entertaining a few, these cocottes easily transition from oven to table for a beautiful presentation ($70, zola.com).
Vermont Farm Table French Taper Rolling Pin
If you’re serious about baking, then a French taper is a must. Say goodbye to rough edges and creases in your dough. This French taper is made from a single block of wood to ensure your dough rolls out smooth every time. So, what will you be making next ($26, vermontfarmtable.com)?
Sparq Home Pizza Stone
Who doesn’t love a pizza party? Make homemade pies to your heart’s content with this soapstone pizza stone (which is stain-proof, naturally non-stick, and can be used on the grill or in the oven to boot). Enough said ($40, zola.com).
Frieling Orange Press
Nothing quite beats a glass of freshly squeezed juice. Turn your newlywed home into your own juicery with this press from Frieling, which makes it as easy as picking your fruit and pulling a lever ($168, frieling.com).
Emile Henry HR Collection Mortar and Pestle
Whether you’re just starting out in the kitchen or are a seasoned chef, a mortar and pestle will spice up your cooking (literally!) and take your skills to the next level. This neutral ceramic option by Emile Henry will look perfect on your countertop, no matter your style ($40, emilehenryusa.com).
Mauviel M’Cook Roasting Pan with Rack
Thanksgiving might be months away, but we guarantee this roasting rack will come in handy before then (say, hosting your soon-to-be in-laws?). This one is extra special because the rolled rims allow you to easily transfer juices to a smaller pot for making gravy, without spilling a drop ($225, zola.com).