If you've been cooking for a few years, you've probably already stocked your kitchen with basic tools and equipment, and mastered a few key recipes and grown-up kitchen habits. Adulthood, BOOM — you've got it covered. Now what?
We like to think of this list as a "next-level" guide to making your kitchen feel grown-up. Most of the items below don't show up on standard starter kitchen lists; they're not really essential for the most beginner cook, but they're fantastic items for the lifelong cook. From upgraded basics to more specialized, nuanced tools, here are seven things that'll make your kitchen — and cooking — a full-on grown-up experience.