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J. Q. Dickinson Appalachian Mercantile

How do we love these Appalachian Mercantile Box subscriptions of artisanal foods and crafts? Let us count the ways, because we are smitten. If you have wondered how you will accomplish any holiday shopping at all during the pandemic, you can cross all the adults off your list right now by ordering each one a […]

Miyako Knives Holiday Close-Out Blowout Sale

Miyako ceramic knives are extremely sharp and nicely weighted, and they are now available at irresistibly low prices. Ceramic knives are best reserved for soft foods like vegetables and fish — an ideal gift for the vegan or pescatarian on your shopping list.  Their white blades are a reminder that they are ceramic and breakable […]

Nautical Scout Collapsible Cookware

Large kitchen or small, there is never enough storage space for pots and pans, which is why we were instantly charmed by Nautical Scout collapsible cookware. Made of sturdy eco-friendly silicone that will not collapse until desired, the stovetop pots have stainless steel bottoms and folding handles for easy storage. We especially love the nesting […]

Runamok Maple Gift Sets – Syrups, Bitters & Mixers

Runamok Maple has taken traditional Vermont maple syrup and created a world of maple-based products most of us could not have imagined, producing smoked and barrel-aged varieties, infused maple syrups, mixers, and bitters. Maple syrups infused with coffee, ginger root, makrut lime-leaf, and smoked chili pepper will inspire you to add maple to sauces, salad […]

Morton & Bassett Spices Gift Sets

Everybody’s eating at home these days, and what better gift for yourself or someone special, than a set of top-quality spices perfect for any cook. A good cook knows the value of top-quality seasonings, and Morton & Bassett has assembled gift sets ranging from The Dream Kitchen that will stock a kitchen with 70 different […]

Shun Premier 5-Piece Knife Block Set

Ideal for a small kitchen or any corner where compact knife block would be handy, this 5-piece set from Shun has a small footprint and an impressive set of 4-inch, 6-inch and 8-inch razor-sharp knives. Handcrafted in Japan, the knives feature walnut-finished PakkaWood handles with a full tang, 16-degree cutting edges, and hand-hammered tsuchime finish. […]

Fortius Wines

Fortius is an international partnership between an American importer/distributor and, as Fortius says online (www.fortiusbrands.com), “partners from around the world.” Most of those partners are small wine cooperatives and even smaller wineries. Fortius has been in business in the United States for several years. Quite recently, however, they’ve embarked on what turns out to be an exciting […]

Gozney’s Roccbox Pizza Oven

Jacob Dean

While outdoor spaces are typically a welcome place of refuge during the warmer months, the COVID-19 pandemic made spending time out of the house even more essential. And with that urge to do things outdoors—combined with the fact that experts agree social gatherings should happen outside, and at a safe distance—outdoor cooking had a particular […]

Rösle: Finest quality kitchen tools since 1888

LOVE. COOK. LIVE. View Rösle fine kitchen products at https://betterhomestores.com/collections/rosle A serious cook needs a serious kitchen torch, and not just for the fun of melting sugar into a glassy candy topping on crème brulee. A torch can be used for browning a fully cooked chicken with too-pallid skin, adding color to meats prepared by […]

Berkel Red Line 250 Slicer

In 1898 W.A. Van Berkel invented the world’s first meat-slicing machine. After over 100 years, Berkel still means reliability, innovation, and durability, with attention to detail possible thanks to an entirely artisanal production process. The high-precision mechanical features enhance the quality of the sliced product and blend with the beauty and extraordinary appeal of Berkel […]

Orchestra Provisions Artisan Cricket Seasonings

Orchestra Provisions seasoning blends are our new go-to favorites in the kitchen. The astonishing range of flavors — from Szechuan Cracked Pepper to Chai Spice to Za’atar — is what first attracted our attention, but the nutritional content from the addition of cricket powder is what elevates these from seasoning to ingredient. Ground crickets have […]

2019 Château Minuty Rose et Or and 2019 Château Minuty 281

Château Minuty is one of the most highly regarded producers of rosé wines in all of Provence, which is considered by many the single greatest wine region for the production of that wine. Provence rosés are, in general, known for their pale pinkness, their sometimes almost see-throughness, as if there is nothing liquid in your […]