Buzzworthy Kitchen Essentials

Bright, sprightly and versatile, these ultramodern kitchen tools and gadgets are perfect for the home cook.
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Rings of Color

RINGS OF COLOR

These mesmerizing sliced crystal Agate Coasters make a great housewarming gift and add warmth and brightness to otherwise dreary desks and coffee tables.

$59 per set of four, westelm.com

Culinary Keepsake

CULINARY KEEPSAKE

The Kate Spade Recipe Book is divided into seven sections, including appetizers, entrées and desserts, to keep your favorite recipes organized and at-the-ready.

$35, givesimple.com

Homemade Yogurt

HOMEMADE YOGURT

The Cuisipro Collapsible Yogurt Maker offers a healthier solution to conventional yogurts, which often contain artificial ingredients and added sugars. This DIY yogurt maker allows you to make your own plain yogurt and includes an automatic timer so you can sit back and relax while the yogurt is thickening.

$50, bigkitchen.com

Breakfast is Served

BREAKFAST IS SERVED

Cook delicious waffles, omelettes and pancakes in mere minutes with the double-sided Waring Breakfast Express Belgian Waffle and Omelet Maker. Simply mix together your ingredients and pour into the respective side – indicator lights and an audio beep let you know when each serving is ready.

$129, waringpro.com for where to buy

Traditional Steamer

TRADITIONAL STEAMER

Handmade by Japanese potters, this heat-resistant Earthenware Steamer steams fresh vegetables to crisp-tender and cooks rice to fluffy perfection.

$144, uncommongoods.com

Indoor Garden

INDOOR GARDEN

If you frequently use Thai basil, cilantro, mint or parsley for recipes, the AeroGarden is your new best friend. With a capacity to grow six different herbs, the AeroGarden uses patented hydroponic technology and LED light to grow plants up to five times faster than soil.

$180, surlatable.com

Calling All Yogis

CALLING ALL YOGIS

From downward-facing dog to crescent lunge, the Yummi Yogi Cookie Cutter Collection includes five 5 x 5-inch yoga-inspired stainless steel cookie cutters.

$8.50 each or $40 per set of 5, yummiyogi.com

pretty-placements

PRETTY PLACEMATS

Available in three on-trend colors, these Register Placemats from CB2 are sure to perk up your kitchen table.

$12 each, cb2.com

Potato-Prep-Tool

3-IN-1 POTATO PREP

With its strong bristles, nonstick coated blade and paring knife that can be tucked into the handle, the KitchenIQ Potato Tool scrubs, peels and slices all types of potatoes.

$15, kitcheniq.com

swell-water-bottle

EDITORS' CHOICE: BAND OF BOTTLES

From the gym to the lunchroom, the striking S’well bottle in Opal Marble attracts compliments wherever Clean Eating staff go. This 17-ounce stainless steel bottle keeps beverages cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours.

$35, swellbottle.com