Provisions, a new online store launched by the minds behind Food52, brings artisanal, handmade design tools to your kitchen. Read Full Article
Food52, the James Beard award-winning food and kitchen website founded by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, has just opened a new e-commerce shop called Provisions, offering a curated selection of kitchenware, textiles, vintage bakeware, and pantry foodstuffs. Hesser and Stubbs know of what they speak: All the products and recipes shown on both sites are tested in their office kitchen.
"These wood planks come in sugar maple, cedar, black cherry, and golden alder. aFire uses a 'shelter wood' method for harvesting their grilling planks: Trees are only cut if they aren’t promoting a healthy forest ecosystem, and if cutting them will provide more light for lower-level plants.' Set of four grilling planks at Provisions, $26.
"Double oven mitts have been used in Europe for many years, and they're just now making their way here. The double oven mitt conveniently hangs on the oven door and protects your forearms from any burns. We think these mitts are brilliant." Double oven mitts at Provisions, $35
"Many cooks focus on getting the pie crust just right, but then forget they have to get the fragile pie to the party or picnic in one piece. This handsome pie box does the trick, in style." Pie Box at Provisions, $35.
"Ben Jacobsen of Jacobsen's Salt Co. in Oregon, collects these oyster shells in the bay where he draws the sea water for his flakey sea salt. We use the shells for holding salt, coarsely ground pepper, and sliced citrus; we also think they make a fine soap dish." Jacobsen's Oyster salt cellar pair at Provisions, $16
"Of course, you can fill up these jars with small batch jams, but we also like to use them as condiment pots for capers and mustard; as vases; and as honey pots, too." Weck tulip jars at Provisions, $24-$30 for a set of six