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10 Kitchen Tools You Need Now

These simple-to-use kitchen tools offer function, ingenuity and eye-catching flair.

FRENCH PRESS IN DISGUISE

Mimira French Press by Suite One Studio

Inspired by watercolor, the Mimira French Press by Suite One Studio is finished with genuine gold flecks for an absolutely stunning addition to your counter top. $58, anthropologie.com

SHARPEST KNIVES ON THE BLOCK

Sabatier 12-Piece Edgekeeper Pro Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set

The Sabatier 12-Piece Edgekeeper Pro Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set comes with built-in knife sharpeners and 11 high-carbon stainless steel knives ranging in size from 31/2 to 8 inches. $100, amazon.com

SIPS TO GO

Zoku 3-in-1
 Stainless Steel Tumbler

With the Zoku 3-in-1 Stainless Steel Tumbler, water, coffee, juice or tea can be kept cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 6 hours. It’s equipped with a silicone straw hole and a secure lid to prevent spills while you’re on the go. $26, zokuhome.com

DOUBLE DUTY

Black and Blum Sandwich Box

The Black and Blum Sandwich Box goes beyond sandwiches to house salads, grains and proteins. It has a stainless steel body, silicone strap and bamboo lid, plus the lid doubles as a plate or cutting board. $35, food52.com

SPIRALIZE IT

Veggie Bullet

Tired of cranking out veggie noodles by hand? You can have zucchini noodles ready for a veggie spaghetti in 10 seconds or make curly carrot fries in under a minute. The Veggie Bullet even shreds and slices. $130, veggiebullet.com

ENTERTAINING ELEGANCE

Lotta Hurricane Display

editors’ pick

Dress up your table with the versatile Lotta Hurricane. Display beautiful pillar candles, fill it with decorative orbs or fruit, or use it as a vase for flowers or herbs. $120 per small or $140 per large, williams-sonoma.com

22-SECOND TEA

Dreamfarm Teafu

The Dreamfarm Teafu speeds up the process of brewing tea – to only 22 seconds, to be exact! Add tea leaves to infuser then immerse it in a mug of hot water to steep, squeezing the handles a couple of times. Simply squeeze out excess water over top of mug to remove it, drip-free. $15, dreamfarm.com

A TASTE OF JAPAN

Yukihira Saucepan

Constructed of a high-quality stainless steel with a natural wood handle, the lightweight Yukihira Saucepan is dimpled by hand to enhance heat retention, adding both function and style to your cooking. $45, momastore.org

BIRD’S EYE VIEW

Bird and Nest Salt
 and Pepper Shaker Set

Add some cheer to your table with this cute blue bird and robin egg, part of the Bird and Nest Salt and Pepper Shaker Set. $20, pier1.com

HOT PROPERTY

Lagrange Grill’ Pierre Hot
 Stone Deluxe

Featuring a removable stone top, the Lagrange Grill’ Pierre Hot Stone Deluxe heats to the ideal temperature in minutes. This cooking surface for meats and veggies can be made nonstick with just a sprinkle of salt – no oils or fats are required. $180, bedbathandbeyond.com

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