Staub Dutch Oven
An enameled cast-iron pot perfect for braising, roasting and even frying, this four-quart beauty is a must-have for all carnivores.
Wide Round Shallow Cocotte, $229, STAUB, chefsarsenal.com
Teroforma Whiskey Lover Set
If you've never heard of Teroforma's whiskey stones... we feel sorry for you. These funky black cubes are meant to chill your favorite spirit without diluting the flavor. The set comes with two mouthblown tumblers and six stones.
The Whisky Lover, $60, TEROFORMA, teroforma.com
De'Longhi Icona Collection Espresso Machine
Your morning routine just got sexier. This retro-looking espresso machine—part of De'Longhi's all new Icona collection—combines 1950s nostalgia with midcentury Italian design. The top of the machine, made of stainless steel, doubles as a cup warmer.
Icona Collection Espresso Machine, $289.95, DE'LONGHI, macys.com.
Gant Rugger Selvage Denim Apron
Forget the frilly aprons of yore. Today's cook can ward off stains with an exceedingly handsome denim number from Gant, which unites distressed details with practical protection from menacing splatters.
Denim Apron, $145, GANT, us.gant.com
John Lewis Turkey Basting Set
This turkey basting set by John Lewis will guarantee that you'll never ruin Thanksgiving again. It includes a basting bulb, injecting nozzle, basting brush and cleaning brush - which are all dishwasher safe. Less cleanup equals more time for football.
Turkey Basting Set, £16.00, JOHN LEWIS, johnlewis.com
Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender
If horsepower is what you're after, this machine delivers. The stainless-steel blades are perfect for blending, whether you're making smoothies, soups, nut butters or just margaritas.
Professional Series 750 Blender, $650, VITAMIX, amazon.com
Damascus Slicing Knife
German manufacturer Zwilling J.A. Henckels and renowned American blademaker Bob Kramer collaborated on this eye-catching knife, designed to deftly slice, chop or carve. Lifetime warranty included.
9" Stainless Damascus Slicing Knife, $400, BOB KRAMER FOR ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS, surlatable.com
Cue the Boss' "Born in the U.S.A." when you pull out this 18-inch black-walnut chopping block. Made by the 126-year-old, Illinois-based John Boos & Co., this chef's favorite provides ample space for butchering animal or vegetable, and the beeswax-finished surface brings a bit of the woodshop into the kitchen.
Chopping Block, $320, JOHN BOOS, johnboos.com
Whether you're preparing meat or aerating pizza dough, try a little tenderness with this sleek stainless steel tenderizer.
Tenderizer, $43, GEFU, divertimenti.co.uk
5-Piece Bar Set
Trying to get the party started? Look no further than this 5-Piece Bar Set by Maxwell & Williams. These tools are sure to transform any kitchen counter into a swanky cocktail bar.
5 Piece Bar Set, $42, MAXWELL & WILLIAMS, divertimenti.co.uk