Our Favorite Finds from the December 2018 Issue
From fun tote bags to clever casserole carriers and beyond, here are the kitchen tools, cookware and just plain fun stuff featured in Taste of Home's December 2018 issue.
Fancy Panz Portable Casserole Serveware
This handy casserole carrier protects potluck goodies on the go. Fancy Panz Portable Casserole Serveware ($20) keeps casseroles from getting crushed en route, and when it’s time to serve, just pop out the clear plastic lid so guests can dig in to their delight.
And if you’re looking for anything to serve it in, these 35 Tried-and-True 13×9 Casseroles would perk up any potlucker.
Que Collapsible Water Bottle
Make hydration on-the-go easier than ever with this genius collapsable water bottle. The 20-ounce bottle ($26) has a unique spiral design to help it easily collapse down, so once you’ve quenched your thirst, you can tuck it into your bag without adding bulk.
Le Petit Chef Complete Box Set
For pint-sized chefs who are just getting started in the kitchen, this three-piece kids’ knifeware set ($49) is the perfect bet. The sized-right chef’s knife and peeler are fit right into small hands, and the handy finger guards ensure they stay safe as they slice.
Get children excited about cooking with these easy recipes that kids can help make.
5-Quart Ceramic Bowl
Give your favorite stand mixer a chic companion with this sturdy KitchenAid patterned ceramic bowl ($110). Aside from being just plain pretty, the bowl is freezer, microwave, dishwasher and oven -safe. Not to mention, it’s pretty handy for whipping up some of these 100 amazing contest-winning desserts.
Better Than Everything Bagel Spice
Made with sea salt, black pepper, garlic, onion, rosemary, smoked sea salt, brown mustard seed, dill seed and fennel seed, this irresistible spice blend ($8) tastes just like an everything bagel! Sprinkle it on anything from grilled meat to roasted veggies to eggs and fresh-baked bread.
This versatile manual coffeemaker ($140) brews up three styles of coffee with a simple snap of hardware. It’s perfect for java junkies who constantly switch between a smooth mug of French press and a cold brew on a hot day.
Brew up a fresh pot, then use it to make any of these coffee-kissed desserts.
Monin Gourmet Flavoring Collection
Speaking of coffee, if you like yours with a boost of flavor, this gourmet flavored syrup set will amp up your cup of joe any way you like! With flavors like amaretto, toasted hazelnut, Irish cream and caramel, it’s stocked with gourmet classics to give your coffee some kick.
Corral your cookbook or magazine collection in this oversized mango wood basket. It’s also great for bundling up blankets, rounding up toys or keeping odds and ends from spilling all over the house.
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Triple Rivet Collection 2-Piece Knife Set
This set with a 5.5″ utility knife and a 3.5″ paring knife ($15) makes the perfect do-it-all duo. Use the utility knife to cut through a big, juicy steak, and the paring knife to segment citrus for a showstopping salad.
Cherry & Walnut End Grain Board
Handmade in Arizona, this stunning end-grain cutting board ($150) is more than just a looker. The end-grain style helps hides knife marks between the wood fibers, keeping the board looking new for longer then long-grain cutting boards.
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