For Explorers of the Kitchen
Treats and tools for the good-food obsessed.
Finex 12″ Cast Iron Skillet ($195)
The octagonal design of the Finex 12″ Cast Iron skillet makes pouring off liquids a breeze, and the spring handle cools quickly to prevent seared hands.
Stumptown Coffee Hair Bender Subscription ($96 for three months)
Sign up for a Stumptown Coffee Hair Bender subscription and the Portland, Oregon, company will ship eight ounces of fresh-roasted beans to your doorstep every two weeks.
Messermeister Oliva Elite Five-Piece Gourmet Set ($430)
Treat food prep like the art that it is with the Messermeister Oliva Elite five-piece gourmet set. The stainless-steel blades are paired with elegant olive wood handles.
Olive Press Jalapeño Olive Oil ($22)
Olive Press’s Jalapeño olive oil brings the heat to any dish. It’s infused with jalapeño and serrano peppers.
Stelton Collar Espresso Maker ($85)
It’s not just about caffeine—flavor matters. The Stelton Collar Espresso maker is the perfect tool for creating professional, full-bodied joe at home.
Folk Breadboard ($149)
Carved from a single piece of eastern walnut and finished with food-safe oil, the Folk Breadboard is equally capable as a cutting surface and platter.
Krave Sweet Chipotle Beef Jerky ($6)
Krave Sweet Chipotle jerky combines honey and Mexican chipotle peppers with an extremely tender beef that you’ll savor hours after your last bite.
Una Lou Rosé ($40 for four)
Few wines are as refreshing as California-vinted Una Lou Rosé, which has hints of strawberries and grapefruit. The cans are perfect for all manner of backcountry forays.
Homemade Gin Kit ($50)
The Homemade Gin kit has all you need—juniper berries, botanicals, a strainer, and a funnel—to turn liquor fantastically herbal without the mess of using a still.
Yield Ceramic French Press ($120)
The heavy clay-fired walls of the Yield Ceramic French press will keep your next pour piping hot.
Prairie Organic Cucumber Vodka ($20)
Prairie Organic’s Cucumber vodka has subtle flavor that makes for a refreshing elixir when mixed with a splash of soda water.
Bambu Utensil Travel Set ($13)
Sure, the Bambu Utensil Travel set is meant for camping, frenzied airport meals, or stashing in your desk. But the bamboo fork, knife, and spoon look so handsome that we find excuses to use them all the time.
Patagonia Provisions Wild Pink Salmon ($12)
With a dash of pepper, Patagonia Provisions’ Wild Pink salmon turns a typical mac and cheese backpacking dinner into a gourmet meal.
Wander Ware Camping Rocks Cup ($10)
Made of hardy steel that’ll survive years of drops, the Wander Ware Camping Rocks cup holds 10.5 ounces of your go-to backwoods libation.
Suerte Tequila Blanco ($30)
Shake up a margarita with Suerte Tequila Blanco. It’s aged for two months before bottling, giving it a crisp (not cloying) sweetness.