Gift Guide for the Beginner Cook
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  • Set of 3 Non-skid Mixing Bowl Set
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    Use the Amco Set of 3 Nonskid Mixing Bowl Set to blend, stir or mix ingredients for your favorite recipes. Traditional plastic, metal or glass mixing bowls often slide around when you're stirring ingredients, but these durable stainless steel bowls have silicone-covered bottoms to prevent them from moving on slippery countertops. Pour in your ingredients and effortlessly wield your immersion blender or electric mixer with confidence. The bowls come in 2-, 3- and 4.5-quart sizes, so it's no surprise that this versatile all-purpose set is one of our top-rated products. Whip egg whites or concoct creative spice blends in the smallest bowl, and use the larger bowls to keep batter and loose ingredients neatly contained. These dishwasher-safe bowls offer a wide rim for comfortable handling, and their nesting design takes up minimal cabinet and shelf space. Best Used For: Whether you're whipping, whisking or stirring, this multipurpose mixing bowl set is a convenient starting point for many of your favorite dishes. Mix up some spices to make a dry rub for a slab of ribs, or stir pancake batter for your next Sunday morning breakfast. Use these bowls to make cookie dough or cake batter, or toss ingredients together for a healthy Caesar or three-bean salad. Features: Nonskid silicone bottoms limit movement and enable multitasking. Three bowl sizes accommodate a wide range of cooking and baking tasks. Heavy-duty stainless steel withstands frequent contact with mixing appliances. Bowls store inside one another for compact storage. Dishwasher-safe materials offer stress-free cleaning. Cleaning & Care: Dishwasher safe. Material: Stainless steel and silicone. Origin: China. Size/Capacity: Set of 3.
  • Orange/Light Orange 11x14 Original Gripper "The Gripper" Cutting Board
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    Whether you're chopping onions for a quick saute, mincing herbs to add to a simmering sauce or trimming meat before putting it under the broiler, the Architec 11 x 14 Original Gripper "The Gripper" Cutting Board makes all your common cutting tasks easy. This durable cutting board is made of high-density plastic that easily withstands frequent use, and it won't absorb odors and flavors even if you use it for filleting fish or mincing garlic. Raised rubber grips on the underside of the board prevent slipping, even on granite countertops, so you can rely on the board to stay in one place when you're chopping root vegetables with your sharpest chef's knife. The board is dishwasher safe, ensuring a hygienic cutting experience every time you use it. A convenient cutout at the top lets you easily carry the board if you're headed out to the backyard for a barbecue, and the bright orange hue adds a cheery note to your kitchen when you hang it from a wall hook between uses. Features: Durable plastic board holds up well to sharp kitchen knives. Rubber grippers on the bottom of the board keep it from sliding or slipping while you chop. Hygienic board is dishwasher safe. Bright orange shade matches your colorful kitchen. High-density plastic material won't dull your high-quality knives. Convenient size for chopping most vegetables, fruits and cuts of meat. Cleaning & Care: Dishwasher-safe. Dimensions: 11 x 14-in. Material: High-density plastic. Origin: USA. Thickness: .42-in. Weight: 2.75-lbs.
  • All-Clad® Covered Lasagna Pan
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    Perfect for preparing family-sized portions of lasagna, casseroles, desserts and more. Generously sized handles enable easy transport, and the BPA-free plastic lid can withstand heat up to 212°F. This pretty and practical duo makes a welcome addition to any potluck. Catalog and website only. Manufacturer: All-Clad. Includes: Lasagna pan and heat-resistant lid. Material: Stainless steel and BPA-free plastic. Care: Dishwasher safe. Use: Pan is oven safe to 500°F. Lid withstands heat up to 212°F. Dimensions: 16¾"L x 12"W x 3¾"H. Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty. Made in China. FEATURES: Generously sized handles enable easy transport, even when wearing oven mitts. Professional-quality pan maintains precise shape for a lifetime of service. 18/10 stainless steel will not react with foods
  • All-Clad Stainless Steel 5 Qt. Colander
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    This large, beautifully polished 5-Quart stainless steel colander is perfectly suited for the modern kitchen. Large handles are attached using non-corrosive rivets. Dishwasher safe.
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    Colander with two handles in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished, Dishwasher safe. Flared edge for pouring. Designer: Jasper Morrison Dimensions :. 10.75" Wide handle to handle. 8.75" Diameter 5" height.
  • 24x18-in. Maple Cutting Board
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    Dice vegetables, slice meat and mince herbs while keeping your favorite cutlery in tip-top shape with CHEFS ® 24x18-in. Maple Cutting Board. We love this board's large size and durable construction--they make it easy to prepare everything from a chopped salad to the ingredients for a delectable Asian stir-fry. Made with North American hard-rock maple, the high-density wood of this CHEFS cutting board won't dull your knives as quickly as plastic or glass cutting boards, keeping your cutlery maintenance to a minimum. The edge-grain design has a warm, modern aesthetic, and the surface is naturally microbe and mold resistant to keep your prep tools hygienic. This versatile kitchen cutting board also comes with a food-grade oil finish to protect the wood and keep it looking like new, and it's reversible, so you can stretch pizza dough, knead bread dough or roll out cookies without making a mess on your counters. A recessed area on each side offers a secure grip when you transport this CHEFS cutting board to the dining room to use as a stylish serving platter at your next party. Features: Large size of the CHEFS Maple Cutting Board provides ample workspace. Made from 100 percent North American hard-rock maple. High-density surface protects knife blades and resists bacterial microbes. Inset handles add serving functionality. Reversible surface to use for doughs and pastries. Hand wash with warm water. Made in the USA. Cleaning & Care: Hand Wash. Height: 1.5-in. Length: 24-in. Material: Edge-grain North American Hard-rock Maple. Origin: USA. Size: 24x18-in. Weight: 16.75-lbs. Width: 18-in.
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  • Alessi Mami Bourguignonne Casserole
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    Long-handled casserole for bourguignonne, with heat-diffusing bottom. Handle and knob in bakelite, black. After "La Cintura di Orione" by Richard Sapper and "Falstaf" by Alessandro Mendini, Alessi entrusted a designer from the new generation with the difficult task of firing the public's imagination by exploring the archaic continent of “potness”. Stefano Giovannoni, whose style is an explicit reference to a poetry of affections, has brought his interpretation to ancient terracotta pots. Ah, the warmth of familiar aromas in good, big, round pots "with two ears" (as Catullus wrote), here made of functional and practical stainless steel. The “Mami” series also includes oven dishes and frying pans in pressure-cast aluminium with a non-stick coating, a pasta-set and a pressure cooker, as well as a cutlery service and superb kitchen knives. Designer: Giovannoni Stefano Capacity: 200 cl Diameter: 16 cm.
  • All-Clad 5 Qt. Colander
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    This highly polished stainless steel colander has graduated holes to allow for quick draining of everything from pasta to fruits and vegetables. The colander has large handles for a secure grip and a pedestal base for stability. Size: 5 qt Capacity: 5 quarts/4.75 litres Materials: 18/10 stainless steel Care: Dishwasher safe Product of China. MPN:5605C. Standard; U.S.A;
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    This hand-powered cooks' tool evenly and efficiently chops fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts and meats without a cutting board. A few pulls creates a coarse chop; the more you pull, the finer the texture becomes. Simply pull the ring handle to operate this hand-powered food processor. Preps everything from onions and garlic to baby food, fruits and nuts. The number of pulls controls how fine the chop will be, from very coarse to a fine puree. Handle and pull cord store neatly on top of the lid. Lid locks in place. Durable plastic container can be used for refrigerating chopped foods. Storage lid included for keeping foods fresh. Bowl and blade are dishwasher safe.
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  • Joseph Joseph Nest 100 Food Prep Set
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    When you're short on storage space, this nesting set offers an ingenious solution. Nine kitchen prep essentials—bowls, sieve, colander and measuring cups—all fit together in one compact stack, taking up minimal room in your cabinet. Nine-piece set includes two mixing bowls, sieve, colander and five measuring cups. Nesting design for space-saving storage. Mixing bowls, sieve and colander are made of high-quality stainless steel with comfortable polypropylene handles. Mixing bowls have pour spouts and nonslip silicone bases to hold them steady on countertop. Measuring cups are made of polypropylene.
  • Large Stainless Steel Food Chopper
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    Food chopper quickly chops herbs, vegetables and spices, and keeps odors off your hands. With sharp blades and spring-action mechanism, this stainless-steel chopper chops coarse to fine, dices or minces, without a knife or cutting board. Convenient kitchen chopper is easier to use than a food processor and faster than a knife for repetitive work. Chops fresh herbs coarse, medium or fine, without tearing or blemishing delicate leaves. Press handle to chop -- continuous pressing produces a finer cut. CHEFS food chopper is perfect to prep garlic, onions, leeks, chives and small vegetables. Hands stay free of aromatic moisture and oils. Ergonomic handle prevents strain on hands and fingers. Base collects freshly-chopped ingredients. 18/8 stainless-steel with satin finish. Dishwasher-safe. You will love the CHEFS signature collection of cookware, cooking tools, dinnerware and more. These products are well thought out to the last detail and deliver quality, performance and durability in the kitchen. Features: Sharp, spring-activated blades quickly chop, dice and mince herbs, vegetables and spices. Easier to use than a food processor and faster than using a knife. Chops coarse, medium or fine. Continuous pressing produces a finer cut. Eliminate tearing or blemishing delicate herb leaves. Ergonomic handle prevents strain on hands and fingers. Keep hands free of garlic, onion or herb moisture and oils. Base collects freshly-chopped ingredients. 18/8 stainless steel with satin finish. Cleaning & Care: Dishwasher Safe. Height: 8.5-in. Material: 18/8 Stainless Steel and Plastic. Origin: China. Size/Capacity: 9-oz. Width: 3.5-in.
  • Dansk Cookware, 2 Qt Kobenstyle White Casserole
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    A blast from the past, Kobenstyle cookware will serve you well with incredible vintage style from over 50 years ago. Danish designer Jens Quistgaard's distinctive casserole boasts heavyweight enamel-coated steel in cool white with a lid that doubles as a trivet. WHITE. Heavyweight enamel-coated steel.
  • Architec Gripper Gourmet Wood 10" x 15" Cutting Board
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    This cutting board will come in handy when it's time to chop. Made of wood, each pattern is unique to every board, no two are alike. The bottom surface is covered in raised rubber grippers that help the board remain stationary as you work. Warranty Information. Sheesham. Hand wash. Imported. 10" x 15"
  • Cuisinart CTG-00-SMB Mixing Bowls w/ Lids (Set of 3), Black
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    Stainless Steel Nesting Bowls for Any Occasion. Cuisinart's stainless steel mixing bowls nest to save space. They come with lids to store leftovers in the refrigerator or freezer. Cuisinart CTG-00-SMB Mixing Bowls with Lids: Set of 3. 1.5-quart, 3-quart and 5-quart bowls. Dishwasher- and freezer-safe. Dimensions: Measures 10.5 in. x 6.2 in. x 10.5 in. A Closer Look: Three sizes handle any task that requires a bowl. Take Care: Hand washing recommended. About the Brand: When the food processor was introduced in 1973, it wasn't known as a food processor; it was commonly referred to as a Cuisinart. The rest is culinary history.
  • Crate & Barrel Dansk ® Kobenstyle White 6-Quart Casserole
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    Kobenstyle, the Scandinavian enameled steel oven-to-table cookware designed for Dansk® by Jens Quistgaard in 1956, is now back and available at Crate and Barrel. A collectors' item since going out of production more than 20 years ago, Kobenstyle is crafted of lightweight enameled steel and instantly recognizable for its high-gloss colors, welded cool-touch sculptural handles and inventive lids that double as trivets.
  • Red 11x14 Original Gripper "The Gripper" Cutting Board
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    Use the Architec 11 x 14-in. Red Original Gripper "The Gripper" Cutting Board for all your cutting needs. Instead of having to slip a wet dish towel under your cutting board to keep it from sliding away, you can slice, chop, mince and dice without worry thanks to The Gripper's unique underside, which is covered in hundreds of raised rubber grippers that cling to your countertop. Because The Gripper is made of high-density plastic, it doesn't absorb odors or bacteria from meat, fish and poultry like many other cutting boards. Just toss it in the dishwasher after every use, knowing you can use it again immediately without concerns about cross-contamination. The bright colors pep up your kitchen and don't fade in the dishwasher, and the high-density plastic will not warp under the dishwasher's heat. Because it's so lightweight, at just 2.75 pounds, you can easily move it from kitchen island to countertop, or take it outside to the barbecue to slice tomatoes for burgers. Best Used For: We love the ample size of this cutting board as it's large enough for full-length stalks of celery or big cuts of meat. Its stability also helps you produce perfectly sliced apples for an apple tart, and gorgeous bell pepper slices for delicious fajitas. Cleaning & Care: Dishwasher-safe. Dimensions: 11 x 14-in. Material: High-density plastic. Origin: USA. Thickness: .42-in. Weight: 2.75-lbs.
  • Revol Belle Cuisine Deep Round Dish
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    Deep-dish baker provides great results for baking desserts, casseroles and more. Provides great heat distribution and retention—heats evenly without hot or cold spots and keeps food warm at the table. Pretty and practical, Revol porcelain is fired at high temperatures, creating a smooth, non-porous finish that’s easy to clean and resistant to stains, chips and scratches. Features sturdy handles for easy transportation. Manufacturer: Revol. Material: Porcelain. Care: Dishwasher, freezer and microwave safe. Oven-safe to 572°F. Do not place empty items in microwave or oven. Do not preheat porcelain. Capacity: 1.8 qt. Dimensions: 9" x 2¼" (1.8 qt.) Made in France.
  • All-Clad Mixing Bowl Set, Stainless
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    Nesting Bowls Simplify Mixing and Storage. Mix all your ingredients together with All-Clad efficiency and use this three-piece mixing bowl set. Each of the three bowls is made from exceptionally durable 18/10 stainless steel and nest together for convenient storage. The steel is highly polished and attractive, so it looks great in just about any kitchen setting. The convenient side handles give you a strong grip and are designed to fit comfortably in the hand. All-Clad Mixing Bowl Set: Gorgeous 5-, 3-, and 1-1/2-quart mixing bowls. Made of highly polished 18/10 stainless steel. Side handles provides exceptionally firm grip. Dimensions: Measures 11.4 in. x 10.7 in. x 5.5 in. A Closer Look: Producing some of the finest cookware in the nation, All-Clad has been featured in many high class and gourmet restaurants for its superior performance and aesthetically designed pieces crafted from American artists using the finest metals. A firm believer in quality over convenience, All-Clad's metals are formulated and bonded with cooking performance in mind and are combined with stunning designs to provide you with the best cooking experience possible. Take Care: Dishwasher safe.
  • 3-pc. Mesh Strainer Set
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    The CHEFS stainless steel mesh strainers are ultimate kitchen multi-taskers -- filtering, straining and skimming with fine-gauge mesh. These basket strainers trap lumps and particles from sauces, purees, juices, preserves, stock and soups. Rinse vegetables, berries, fruits and grains. Fine mesh strainers sift dry ingredients for baking and dust baked goods with powdered sugar or cocoa. 4-inch and 7-inch diameter with single-mesh bowl for lighter foods and sifting. 10-inch diameter double-mesh basket strainer ideal for making cheese, Greek yogurt and homebrews. Rest support on bowl or pan for stability. End loop to store. Polished 18/8 stainless steel. Comfortable silicone grip is heat safe to 500 degrees F. Dishwasher safe. 7-ounce, 1-quart and 3-quart capacity. Features and Benefits: Fine-gauge stainless steel mesh filters and strains food or liquid. Traps lumps and particles from sauces, purees, juices, preserves, stocks and soups. Strains fats from cooked meats. Use as colanders to rinse vegetables, berries, fruits and grains. Sift dry ingredients for baking and dust baked goods with powdered sugar or cocoa. 4-inch strainer (7-ounce capacity) and 7-inch strainer (1-quart capacity) with single-mesh bowl for lighter foods and sifting. 10-inch strainer (3-quart capacity) double-mesh bowl for making cheese, Greek yogurt and homebrews. Solid rims resistant to crushing and warping. Polished 18/8 stainless steel. Silicone handle grip heat-safe to 500 degrees F. End hanging loop to store. Cleaning & Care: Dishwasher safe. Material: Polished 18/10 stainless steel, silicone grip. Origin: China. Size/Capacity: 3-pc.
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