The humble coffee bean has been the lifeblood of civilizations, from ancient Arabia to Renaissance Europe to counter-culture Seattle grunge. Enjoy this selection of coffee gifts for those special people in your life who simply can’t live without the drink that fuels the world.
Protective gloves offer a barrier to guard against germs, toxic substances, dirt and all kinds of other stuff you don’t want getting on your hands. Typically designed for single use before disposing; you want these gloves to stand up to vigorous wear without breaking the bank per use.
With today’s low cost of materials, manufacturing and distribution, flatware sets are incredibly affordable and customizable in terms of style, feel and finishes. Flatware made to have a weight and heft that feels good to the end user; and a simple design that’s free of excess rivets or plating to complicate future use and maintenance.
Like the world’s best cocktails, there’s seemingly not much to the equipment that makes the mixology magic happen: a good stainless-steel cocktail shaker, a cup or jigger for measuring out your alcohol ingredients and a few tools to twist, stir and pour. Truly, the art behind the cocktail craft really lies in the individual mixologist’s instincts.
Designed to carry the six traditional foods that inform the ritual, storytelling, and reflection of the Passover tradition, a seder plate can serve as a vessel for feelings of devotion, community, and gratitude, whether its an ornate artisan-made heirloom, ceramic stalwart, or humble paper plate.
Health fads come and go, but the simple fact of a good blending system is that it can whizz, grind, pulse and puree all manner of ingredients. Pay a little more for the adaptability of different jars, blades and power controls, not to mention design that will look good on your kitchen counter for years to come.