Is your kitchen feeling blue? While we believe that money can't buy a happy kitchen, we also know firsthand the lift a little judicious shopping can bring, even during a polar vortex. Here's some of our favorite blue kitchen gear from Amazon (most is even available on Amazon Prime!) to help boost both the style and function of your kitchen this winter.
1. Blue kitchen inspiration from Kristen and Michelle's Modern Bohemian House Tour on Apartment Therapy.
2. These Menu Salt and Pepper Grinders in shades of blue are pretty enough to leave out on the counter, $49.95.
3. Everyone's favorite kitchen accessory, the cobalt blue KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer serves as both a culinary workhorse and a striking accent, $321.95.
4. Leave this ocean-blue Le Creuset Signature Round Wide 3 1/2-Quart Dutch Oven out on your stovetop and you'll use it all the time, $149.95.
5. Winter is the perfect time to refresh your grimy dishtowels, and the more the better. These 15"x25" Economy Dish Towels, come in a pack of 12 for only $9.95.
6. We use these lovely azure Emile Henry 6-oz Ramekins for everything from mise en place to fancy pots de crème for company, set of 4 for $35.95.
7. Check your frying pans for rust, peeling non-stick material or other signs that they should be sent to the farm. This Staub 12-inch fry pan in Dark Blue is heavy-duty, and will last forever if treated right, $149.95.
8. You don't need to be on a cleanse to love a good fresh vegetable and fruit juice! The Nutri Bullet NBR-12 HI-Speed Blender/Mixer System yields delicious and nutritious drinkable snacks, $129.99.
9. Give your back a break. The GelPro Ostrich Comfort Floor Mat in Atlantic Blue will make standing in the kitchen safer and more comfortable for your body, while adding a subtle punch of color, $169.95.
10. You know what they say - "Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!" Especially during winter, when indoor heating and the cold weather conspire to dry out our skin. The 16-ounce Lifefactory Glass Water Bottle, is dishwasher safe, has no dangerous plastics, and has a flip-cap to prevent spills. It's a healthy and green solution to the water bottle problem, $17.71.
(Image credits: Adrienne Breaux, Amazon)