Guest Picks: An Inspired Fall Kitchen
20 ways to chop, bake and whisk in style through the fall season and long after
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I spend a lot of time in the kitchen, so surrounding the room with objects that are meaningful and well made is important to me. Here's a peek at some of the items, both functional and pretty, that I use and adorn my kitchen and tabletop with — and a few that I admire from afar. Happy fall nesting to you! — Megan from A Sweet Spoonful
Bake Tea Towel - $24
I have this tea towel hanging on the wall above my stove — looking at it never fails to make me smile.
Vintage Bread Board - $48
Vintage wood cutting boards are practical and beautiful for setting out cheeses, olives or nuts.
Etched Dinner Plate - Sapphire/Stitch - $95
Stitching and ceramics come together with these lovely handmade dishes. They're made in Sausalito, Calif. using the same methods that Heath employed in the late 1950s — same approach, fresh look.
Americana General Stoneware Batter Bowl - $24
Pancakes on a Sunday morning! These batter bowls bring me back to the way my grandmother made muffins, cookies and pancakes. They're both nostalgic and practical.
Glass - $20
Filled with wine, juice or water, these beautiful recycled glasses are for the casual table.
Folding Serving Tong - $34
These handmade tongs will last forever. They're an indispensable and handsome kitchen tool that folds up when you're done for easy apartment storage.
Artisan Hammered Serving Set - $35
A little bit rustic and a little bit chic, these salad servers have a really nice weight — I break them out for dinner parties and holidays.
Salt and Pepper Cellars by Rae Dunn - $48
Keep these clever little salt and pepper mini bowls right by the oven for seasoning dishes quickly.
Chemex 10 Cup Coffee Maker - $43
For weekend mornings when slowing down is on the agenda, the Chemex brews a wonderful cup of coffee each and every time.
Emile Henry Artisan Ruffled Pie Dish - $44
This pie dish is lovely for fall pie baking.
L'Epice Jar - $4
These sweet little ceramic spice jars come in slightly muted, cheery colors.
Weck Canning Jars - $3.95
Weck jars are the prettiest canning jars in the whole wide world. They're wonderful for storing leftovers, toting your lunch or storing dry goods.
Sandra Juto — Print, Moka - EUR 15
Sandra Juto's prints warm up just about any room. This one is especially appropriate for the kitchen — and it's signed!
Bird Cake Stand - $78
These sweet serving platters have whimsical little ceramic birds watching over your fluffy layer cake or tart.
Icing Spatula - AUD 9.96
Designed more for professional bakers, these little icing spatulas come in handy for all kinds of baking projects. I now keep mine with my silverware because I use them so often.
Benriner Japanese Mandoline Slicer BN1 - $51.95
This little guy is a workhorse in the kitchen. From thinly slicing potatoes and lemons to making matchsticks out of carrots, this is one of my top 10 kitchen tools.
Whisk in White - $26
Uber-functional in the kitchen and smartly designed, this whisk is a win-win combination.
Large Yellow Spoon Tray - $43
This bold tray is perfect for resting a small liquor collection or serving tea or crackers and cheese. It's a charming one-of-a-kind piece.
Opinel Paring Knives - $25
Stainless steel and beechwood meet in these classically designed French paring knives. They're sturdy, sharp and handsome.