14 Gravy Boats That’ll Make the Perfect Addition to Your Holiday TablescapeTools
Because no holiday feast is complete without the gravy!
Nov 10, 2023
7 Turkey Platters for a Deliciously Stylish ThanksgivingTools
Serve your holiday feast in style!
Nov 10, 2023
11 Game-Changing Butter Dishes and Gadgets We LoveTools
These will help you butter better.
Sep 21, 2023
These Gorgeous Pasta Bowls Always Get Me Compliments, and I Use Them for EverythingTools
Stylish and versatile tableware? What's not to love!
Jun 13, 2023
10 Understated Salt and Pepper Shaker SetsKitchen
With plenty of under-$50 picks.
Apr 18, 2023
Bring Some Cheer to Your Table with Macy’s Giant Fiestaware Sale (It’s 40% Off!)Tools
Mix and match for a whole new dining set.
Jan 19, 2023
The Sleek Kitchen Find That Keeps Butter Fresher Longer (No More Fussy Wax Paper!)Tools
You won't suffer from greasy hands anymore.
Dec 23, 2022
Our Favorite Uber-Chic Restaurant Dinnerware Is on Sale — Including Its Milk Bar Collab
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Our favorite restaurant-approved ceramics are on major sale!
Nov 19, 2022
Meet the Bakeware Set for All Your Holiday Dinners — Plus It’s on Sale!
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I've already used each dish since the day I opened the set!
Nov 4, 2022
The Two-Tiered Serving Tray You Need for Holiday Hosting is 60% Off Right Now
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It will practically double your serving space.
Oct 13, 2021
The Super Versatile Bowls I’m Using on Repeat This Fall for Serving Hearty Soups and Stews (Without Spills!)
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The bowl-plate hybrid you need for hearty meals.
Oct 5, 2021
Macy’s Latest Sale Is the Perfect Excuse to Stock Up on Colorful Fiestaware
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Bold colors? Check!
Sep 28, 2021
This Reader-Favorite Pottery Brand Just Brought Back One of Its Most Popular, Sold Out Glazes
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You're going to want to act fast!
Sep 15, 2021
East Fork Pottery is Retiring One of Their Most Popular Colors — Score Soapstone While You Still Can
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This is your last chance to score the dreamy blue hue.
Aug 30, 2021
If You Love Material’s Famous Cutting Boards, Wait Until You See Their Brand-New Bowls
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Get yours before they sell out!
Aug 17, 2021
Macy’s Is Having a Huge Sale on Fiestaware That’s Perfect for Entertaining or Every Day
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Add a dose or two of happy to your table.
Jul 29, 2021
Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale Has Tons of Little Luxuries for $50 or Less!
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Treat yourself!
Jul 28, 2021
East Fork Pottery Is Retiring One of Its Most Gorgeous Glazes — Here’s What to Get Before It’s Gone
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Don't miss out on adding this lovely hue to your collection.
Jul 21, 2021
8 Must-Have Serveware Pieces for Summer Entertaining — and They’re All $50 or Less
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Including finds from Fiesta, Anthropologie, Nordstrom, and more.
Jul 6, 2021
This Le Creuset Serveware Is *Exactly* What You Need for Summer Entertaining — and It’s on Sale!
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Add these to your cart like host you were born to be!
Jul 2, 2021
One of Our Favorite Small Cookware Brands Is Having a Rare Sale You Can’t Afford to Miss
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Score up to 25 percent off of editor-approved kitchen finds.
Jun 22, 2021
The $90 Dinnerware Set That Looks Like It Costs So Much More (and Actually Won’t Sell Out Before You Can Add to Cart)
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You don't have to sacrifice style for savings anymore.
Jun 15, 2021
Staub’s Early Memorial Day Sale Includes the Perfect Pan for Grilling Season— and 5 Other Can’t-Miss Deals
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Including that iconic Dutch oven for almost 60 percent off!
May 27, 2021
Le Creuset’s Dreamy New Collection Will Transport You to the French Countryside
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And it includes the prettiest olive oil cruet we've ever seen!
May 13, 2021
Etsy Shoppers Can’t Get Enough of This Cantaloupe Bowl— Here’s the Scoop
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It's seriously adora-bowl. (Sorry!)
Dec 18, 2020
Normann Copenhagen: Modern Danish Design For the Kitchen and TableTools
You may not think you know Normann Copenhagen, but chances are you’d recognize a few of their classic pieces. (Remember this peeler? Or this tea egg? Or these fun beater whisks?) Fans of modern design also know that you can find Normann Copenhagen pieces at stores like Horne, Huset, and The Modern Shop, but the brand has its own online webshop as well where you can peruse and purchase the full beautiful line.
Jul 17, 2020
Inside the Shoot with Apt. 2B Baking Co.’s Yossy ArefiTools
If you’re not familiar with Yossy Arefi, the food photographer, stylist, and baker behind Apt. 2B Baking Co., you need to be. Her recipes are as gorgeous to look at as they are to eat — and we couldn’t be more excited about her new book, Sweeter off the Vine. To celebrate its release, which happens to dovetail perfectly with berry season, we invited Yossy to our studio kitchen for a berry bake session.
Dec 17, 2019
13 Gifts for Anyone Who’s Obsessed with Pretty Pottery
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Including the single best find from East Fork and our picks from Etsy.
Dec 10, 2019
Amazon Shoppers Are Obsessed with This Wacky $13 Serving Bowl
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Are you ready to witness some serious serving bowl inception?
Nov 24, 2019
The Wedding Gifts That Have Lasted as Long as My Marriage
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These things aren't just for registries — they're for anyone looking to stock a kitchen.
Sep 23, 2019
10 Mise en Place Bowls That Will Make You Feel Like a TV ChefKitchen
Setting up a mise en place before you ever turn on a burner or preheat your stove can save you a lot of time and headaches. But unless you’ve got a crazy well-stocked china cabinet, you might not have enough little bowls for all your prepped ingredients. Here are 10 smart options for mise en place bowls. You can choose everything from clear glass sets to brightly patterned bowls. And if you want to prep way in advance, go for the set that comes with lids.
Sep 11, 2019
15 Crave-Worthy Cake Stands for a Birthday CakeTools
The fastest way to elevate a birthday cake, both literally and figuratively, is to serve it on a cake stand. Here are our current faves.
Jul 30, 2019
12 Brilliant Ways to Store All Your Cookware, Dishes, and Serving Platters
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
You're gonna need some shower caps, paper towels, and hooks.
Jul 24, 2019
10 Serving Trays for a Breakfast in BedKitchen
Although it always makes a big show around Mother’s Day—which is still a few months away—breakfast in bed should be a celebration in and of itself. For mothers! For fathers! For everyone! Enjoying breakfast in bed on a lazy weekend morning while reading a book or catching up on a few favorite blogs is one of life’s small luxuries.
Jun 5, 2019
7 Serving Pieces That Look Expensive, but Definitely Aren’tTools
There’s something so incredibly satisfying about your dinner guests fawning over your “super fancy” plates when, deep down, you know you only paid 50 cents each. (Whether or not you come clean and tell the truth/brag about it is totally your call!) With the holidays coming up — and lots of sales currently going on — we decided to round up some of the best deals we’ve seen online.
Jun 4, 2019
How Do I Clean My Slate Cheese Board?Kitchen
Q: I have one of those pretty slate cheese boards, but I cannot for the life of me get the oily cheese residue off them once the cheese is removed. Help! Sent by Claire Editor: Hmm…I’m assuming that you’ve tried wiping it with a soapy sponge! Maybe try rubbing a little dish soap directly onto the grease spots, letting it sit for a minute, and then rinsing it off. Readers, what suggestions do you have?
May 30, 2019
What I Love: Anne’s Thrifted and Collected-Abroad Cookware TreasuresTools
Earlier this week we peeked into stylist Anne Parker’s lovingly cared for kitchen in Portland, Oregon, and yesterday we learned a few things about her cooking style. We couldn’t close off this tour, though, without highlighting Anne’s collection of pottery, cutting boards, bowls, teapots, and other beautiful curios she’s gathered from nearby thrift shops, estate sales, and Paris flea markets.
May 24, 2019
My Favorite Kitchen Souvenirs From E. Dehillerin in ParisTools
My husband and I were in Paris recently for a day and a half, and we tried to see, do and eat as many things as we could. The trip was a success, in part because everything is so much easier without three children in tow. E. Dehillerin, Paris’ famed cooking store, was on my list. It was one of my favorite stops on our short trip, and my husband teased me, snapping a picture of me snapping a picture of the store. I promised not to spend too much, and I didn’t.
May 24, 2019
My Essential Serving Dish: Verona Pasta Bowl from CB2Kitchen
I’ll be honest: I love cooking for dinner parties, but I’m a complete dunce when it comes to actually serving the food in any sort of elegant or dignified manner. Lucky for me, these pasta bowls from CB2 do most of the work for me.I am a huge proponent of white serving dishes. As much as I may swoon over the patterned dishware at Anthropologie or the splashy colors of fiestawareBut white doesn’t have to mean boring. I love the swooped contours of these CB2 bowls.
May 2, 2019
My Essential Serving Dish: Madison Small Oval Platter from Crate & BarrelKitchen
When I received this Crate and Barrel platter as a wedding gift last year, my first thought was, It’s so small! Indeed, at 9-by-7 inches, the Madison Small Oval Platter is not the one to serve heaping platters of meats to a big crowd of friends. But how often does a two-person family eat heaping platters of meat or feed more than six people at a time? The truth is, this little platter is used more than any other in my household.
May 2, 2019
5 Pretty Berry BowlsKitchen
Do you have a berry bowl? Berry bowls have holes in the bottom so you can rinse and serve berries in the same dish. Usually made of ceramic and often handmade, we think they’re a pretty way to serve and snack on berries this summer! (And there’s no reason you can’t use them for small vegetables as well!) Here are five berry bowls we’re particularly fond of: • Baba’s Berry Bowl, $65 from Robert Siegel • Bunny Berry Bowl, $30 from A.
May 2, 2019
Gray Works: Handcrafted Cutting Boards & Serving Trays (Great for Gifts!)Kitchen
All of Gray Works’ products are one-of-a-kind and handmade in their small studio in Woodstock, New York using only locally and sustainably harvested or salvaged American hardwoods, and natural, food-safe finishes. The woods they choose are beautiful in that old, gnarly kind of way, and they shape the boards to bring out the unique aspect of the wood, whether it’s a beautiful grain or a unique knot.
May 2, 2019
All Things Bright & Neon: Fun Wood Tableware from Nicole Porter DesignTools
It’d be hard to succumb to the winter doldrums if you had such a bright, cheerful plate on your table! Aren’t these so fun? NYC-based designer Nicole Porter creates all of her hand-painted beech wood plates, trays, and spoons with a food-safe, non-toxic, zero-VOC paint. I love how the plate design is slightly different from the bowl design, creating an off-kilter mix-and-match when you put them together.Nicole also prints napkins, but her tabletop accessories are the best.
May 2, 2019
Sweet Kitchen Ceramics from RossLabTools
Rossella’s handmade ceramics — which she sells through RossLab, her Etsy store — are just the sort of sweet, simple pieces that make perfect gifts for your mom or sister, or your best friend who’s putting you up for a week. It’s all in the details: a red scalloped edge on a berry bowl, cream nesting bowls with brilliant teal and purple interiors, a black cream and sugar set with a rim of small white hearts. So pretty!
May 2, 2019
Chic and (Not) Shiny: Matte Black Kitchen and Dining ProductsKitchen
I absolutely love the smooth chicness of anything matte black, particularly in the kitchen. With so much that’s already bright and shiny in that room — stainless steel appliances! Shimmering tile! Glossy ceramic plates! — I find matte textures a welcome diversion. They’re understated yet still glamorous. Here are a few matte black kitchen and dining things I’ve had my eye on lately, from a simple faceted vase to a mind-blowing Bertazzoni range.
May 2, 2019
Perfectly Punchy: Neon Rimmed Walnut Trays and Platters by David RasmussenKitchen
A beautiful wooden tray or platter is an entertaining staple. You can use one to serve appetizers, display glasses alongside a pitcher of cool iced tea, or serve breakfast in bed! I love the look of walnut, too — even more so when it’s rimmed in a bright, neon color, like these WUD trays and platters by David Rasmussen. David Rasmussen makes wood furniture and goods out of his studio in Colorado.
May 2, 2019
Center Ceramics: Gorgeous Handmade Ceramic Wares for the TableTools
There is an easy elegance to Georgia Leiby’s ceramics. All of her pieces — which she sells through her Etsy store, Center Ceramics — combine “modern sensibilities with rustic outdoors to create a classic, but never uptight feel.” I simply love the nesting pinch pots and her modern take on a salt and pepper shaker. Georgia throws clay in her studio in Binghampton, New York, where she also keeps busy with her three-year-old!
May 2, 2019
All Things Olive Wood for the KitchenKitchen
The nutty brown color and intricate wood grain make olive wood one of the prettiest woods you can have in the kitchen. I have a serving board similar to the one shown above, and it always makes for a great presentation. If you love the look of olive wood as well, there are plenty of kitchen accessories that make the most of this rich wood, including salt cellars, spoons, and even a citrus press! 1 Olive Wood Sauce Spoon, $14 from Scout House 2 Olive Wood Mortar and Pestle, $36.
May 2, 2019
SPARQ HomeTools
What’s the gray material shown in all the photos above, you ask? That’s soapstone, friends, and it’s the main material in most of the kitchen products from SPARQ Home. If you’re new to the properties of soapstone, here’s what you should know about it: SPARQ Home, based out of Denver, began when owners Steven Chavez and Justin English sought to find a use for discarded soapstone.
May 2, 2019
10 Timeless Butter DishesKitchen
I’ve always had a fondness for butter dishes. I owned a yellow Fiestaware version for many years before it suddenly broke into pieces. (Dropping it on the floor may have had something to do with it.) While the bright color was fun, I’m planning to go a little more classic, a little more understated this time around.
May 2, 2019
What Food Should I Serve on This Pretty Platter? No, Really!Kitchen
I have stacks and stacks of plain white serving pieces. I pick them up all over the place — Target, yard sales, World Market, second hand shops, other people’s houses when they aren’t looking — whenever I see them and the price is right. They’re easy, because they go with everything and give my party spread a nice, clean look, letting the food shine.
May 2, 2019
5 Large Wooden Salad BowlsKitchen
As Anjali once wrote Cherry Wood 13.75″ Salad Bowl, $119 from Williams-Sonoma Walnut Wood Salad Bowl, $140 CAD from Tiff Wood Dansk Wood Classics 16-Inch Salad Bowl, $78.65 from AllModern Cellar Acacia Wood 3-Piece Salad Set, $93 from Macy’s Wooden Walnut Bowl, $84 from Wood Expressions Do you love serving salad out of a wooden bowl?
May 2, 2019
5 Pieces of Perfect Partyware For Tailgating and BeyondKitchen
It’s that time of year again where we all use football as an excuse to make calorically laden dips, spreads and more. There’s all sorts of tailgating partyware options, but let’s be honest, most of them are a bit unitasker in nature. We’ve picked out a few lovely, multitasking pieces that are brilliant at serving salsa and chips but don’t have to be limited to that purpose. These can grace your snack table any day of the year.
May 1, 2019
7 Simple & Elegant Teapots for Rainy Fall AfternoonsKitchen
Now that the weather is cooler, we’re working hot tea back into our afternoon routines. Because for all the beautiful bright days in October there are also plenty of cloudy, gray, and rainy ones that require something to warm you up. These seven teapots are great basics, and they all make about four cups of tea. Perfect for sharing or for fueling a long afternoon reading session.
May 1, 2019
Cheese Has Never Looked So Good, Thanks to These Plates.Kitchen
When I’m putting together a cheese plate, I’m typically more interested in the cheese than the plate. (After all, I can eat the cheese. I cannot eat the plate.) However, these cheese plates from Canadian design store Baba Souk completely upstage the cheese they’re meant to showcase… and I’m okay with that.
May 1, 2019
What’s Making Us Happy This Week: Beautiful Soup BowlsKitchen
From our favorite soup and sandwich set to jumbo mugs you just have to hold in your hand, these beautiful soup bowls are what’s making us happy this week. White Double-Handled Soup Crock: This set of two-handled soup bowls are perfect for making French onion soup. Dauville Handmade Bowl in Gold: Your soup has never felt fancier than when served in this stunning gilded bowl. Inside Out Bowls: Brighten up your dining table with these colorful, patterned bowls.
May 1, 2019
MoMA’s Design Memorabilia Collection Is a Lively, Colorful Tribute to Italian DesignTools
The World’s Fair is in Milan this year, and the theme is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” To mark the occasion, the MoMA Design Store launched a collection of playful products for the table in collaboration with a group of iconic and well-known Italian designers. Here are some of my favorite products from the collection — all are either new or created for the first time from designers’ archival drawings.
May 1, 2019
The 10 Essential Dinner Party Pieces to Put on Your Wedding RegistryKitchen
Setting up a wedding registry should be fun, but it’s often overwhelming. If you register for everything you might possibly use in any situation in any season, as many registry checklists suggest, you will end up with a lot of stuff and not a lot of space — and you’ll still be wondering what you really need! This is especially true when it comes to choosing items for present and future dinner parties. There’s a lot you could get, but what should you get?
May 1, 2019
10 Petite Trays for Afternoon TeaTools
Now that fall is in full swing, I’ve gone back to my habit of having afternoon tea. It’s a nice little break in my workday to prepare a mug (or pot, depending on how much I’m fighting off the desire for an afternoon nap). To keep things organized, I use a tray to carry my mug and a little snack (and the tea pot if it’s a sleepy afternoon); I’ve found a tray of this size to be indispensable around my home.
May 1, 2019
The Best Way to Remove Scuff Marks from White DishesKitchen
If you have owned your white dishes for any length of time, by now you’ve probably started noticing a gradual accumulation of stubborn gray scuff marks marring that pristine, glossy white surface. These scuff marks don’t seem to respond to either repeat cycles through the dishwasher or determined hand scrubbing.
May 1, 2019
The Prettiest Way to Display Your Dyed Easter EggsSkills
What is it about a pretty ceramic egg carton that makes us weak at the knees? We love proudly displaying them on our brunch table or just opening up the fridge and seeing that pop of color. These egg cartons from Le Creuset — made from stoneware and available in Easter-appropriate pastels, as well as all the signature Le Creuset colors — are at the top of our list.
May 1, 2019
For Better Salads, Think Bigger Bowl. No, Bigger.Skills
Growing up in New York in the ’90s, I was frequently compared to another brash, sarcastic (I prefer the term “witty”) native with crazy curly hair: Elaine Benes of Seinfeld fame. Sure, I was outspoken, and yeah, I could be known to crack a joke or two, but even as a 12-year-old I had my life together better than Elaine — and I could sure as hell dance better than she could. So I laughed off the comparison.
May 1, 2019