Though burned toast has its proponents, most people prefer a perfectly crisp, lightly browned slice. Cue the world’s first see-through toaster, designed for peeking.
All serious cooks have one do-or-die utensil that they simply cannot live without—be it extralong ryoribashi or a dimpled copper pot for melting butter. We canvassed professionals and amateurs alike to share their favorite everyday instruments and the stories behind why they return to these items meal after meal.
Each shade in the Pressed Glass collection by Tom Dixon is made by compressing molten glass into a hollow mould which is then annealed in a kiln. This process does not allow for any intervention so small variations make each shade unique and beautiful.
- One of the best parts of working at Dwell is the neverending onslaught of modern home goods we get to see, from dishtowels to doorknobs to desktop speakers.
- See you later, burnished brass; bright and shiny copper is the new kid in town.
Tempered glass combined with a plastic and silicone sealed lid allow this container to travel between freezer, fridge, microwave, oven, and dishwasher. Liquidtight, airtight, and environmentally friendly.
There are few things worse than super-specified, superfluous kitchen utensils. (Surely we can all slice an avocado without an avocado slicer.) This combo digital scale and measuring cup, exclusive to Williams-Sonoma, offers two useful tools without adding clutter to your kitchen.
- With its architectural history reaching back to the ancient Greeks, Syracuse, on the island of Sicily, has plenty of old bones.