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12 of Our Favorite Kitchen Tools Made in the USA

From practical basics to gadgets that simplify common prep tasks, we're recommending must-have kitchen tools with a "Made in USA" label.

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Lodge Cast-Iron Skillet

When you’re looking to buy quality cast iron, look no further than Lodge. The brand has been making durable, dependable cookware—like this 10″ pre-seasoned skilletin Tennessee since 1896. Take good care and it’ll last a lifetime. Here’s how to clean cast iron the right way.

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Nordic Ware Heritage Bundt Panvia amazon.com

Nordic Ware Heritage Bundt Pan

With a factory based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Nordic Ware crafts some of our favorite American-made bakeware. The dramatic, swirling edges of this 10-cup aluminum Bundt pan give even the most simple cakes a special-occasion appeal.

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All-Clad Stainless Steel Fry Panvia amazon.com

All-Clad Stainless Steel Fry Pan

Time after time, professional and home chefs alike touted All-Clad as the very best in cookware. The Pennsylvania-based brand makes its products with high-quality American steel that will last a lifetime. We love the versatility of this 12″ fry pan that can handle up to 600 degrees temps—making it versatile enough to use in the oven or stovetop.

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Kitchen Shearsvia amazon.com

Wolff Ergonomix Kitchen Shears

Every kitchen needs at least one pair of high-quality shears. I find them useful for everything from trimming meat to opening food packaging. These Wolff shears are manufactured and assembled in Indiana and are pro-grade and dishwasher safe. To avoid any chance of cross-contamination, especially when used to trim raw meat, place them in the dishwasher immediately after using.

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The Challenger Bread Panvia challengerbreadware.com

The Challenger Bread Pan

Take your bread baking to the next level with this amazing cast-iron pan. It was designed by bakers, for bakers—and it’s made right here in the USA! Find out more about what makes this pan so special.

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Microplane gratervia williams-sonoma.com

Microplane Grater

“I really enjoy grating until my wrists and knuckles are sore,” said no one ever. But once you’ve tried a Microplane grater—like this onethere is no going back. The razor-sharp blades are made in the USA.

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Bench Scrapervia amazon.com

Dexter-Russel Bench Scraper

When you’re working with finely grated anything, this bench scraper from Massachusetts-based Dexter-Russel will be your best friend. It minimizes waste (and it would be a shame to lose even one morsel of this Homemade Graham Cracker Crust), making the task of transferring ingredients from the cutting board to the mixing bowl a tidier task.

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Heritage Steel Shallow Wokvia heritagesteel.us

Heritage Steel Shallow Wok

A wok comes in handy in any kitchen. After all, who doesn’t love a good stir-fry supper? This 13.5″ beauty from Heritage Steel, which is made in Clarksville, Tennessee, will last for years. Plus, it’s oven-safe up to 800°F and is dishwasher-safe.

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Pyrex® 9.5" Glass Pie Platevia pyrexhome.com

Pyrex Glass Pie Plate

Pyrex has been around for ages—just ask mom and grandma! And they’ve consistently sold quality, affordable kitchen gear that’s made in the USA. We’re particularly smitten with these iconic pie plates.

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Maple Edge-Grain Cutting Boardvia surlatable.com

Boos Maple Edge-Grain Cutting Board

Every cutting board collection should include at least one from Boos, a well-renowned maker based in Illinois. We love this sturdy, grooved Boos board because it’s made from American maple, which is naturally anti-bacterial and won’t harbor any bacteria. You’ll prevent cross-contamination—and have a more hygienic prep area.

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Tongsvia surlatable.com

Edlund Tongs

Tongs are not just for grilling. Keep a pair in the kitchen for splatter-prone recipes like Fried Mushrooms Marinara and New Orleans Beignets. With a professional pair like these stainless steel Edlund tongs, manufactured in Vermont, you can also try your hand at deep-fried deliciousness without worrying about how to navigate around all that hot oil. Does the very idea make you nervous? You’ve got this. Here’s how to deep fry at home with confidence.

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Vegetable Peelervia amazon.com

Rada Cutlery Vegetable Peeler

Salads alone are reason enough to invest in a classic vegetable peeler. And what better place to purchase one than from Rada Cutlery, an Iowa-based manufacturer with over six decades of experience. The peeler’s sharp stainless steel blade makes quick work of meal prep—perfect for this recipe for Lemony Zucchini Ribbons.

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Rebecca Walden
Rebecca C. Walden is a freelance writer with Deep South roots - an Alabama native now living in north Texas. Her writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, the Huffington Post, Southern Living, and many other regional publications, focusing on everything from health and wellness to parenting, family, and women's interests. Walden also provides freelance writing to corporate clients in finance, government, healthcare, and higher education. Check out her latest work @rebeccacwalden.com.
Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.
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