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  1. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Beer Lovers, According to Brewers and Beer LoversBecause you can do better than a novelty beer helmet.
  2. this thing's incredible
    The Super-Hot Grill a Musician Uses to Make Restaurant-Quality Steaks at Home“The grill gets so hot — up to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit — that it can char a steak in a way I’d never been able to achieve.”
  3. this thing's incredible
    This (Foodie-Founded) Online Grocer Has Reawakened My Joy for CookingFrom Italian sun-dried tomatoes to meats cured in Chicago, the stuff I buy at Local Porter gets me genuinely excited to step behind a stove.
  4. recommended by experts
    The Best Pots and Pans, According to ChefsWhat’s the one pot or pan professional chefs can’t cook without?
  5. deal of the day
    This NutriBullet With a Soup-Heating Element Is the Cheapest We’ve Ever Seen ItIt’s perfect for making summertime smoothies or wintertime soups.
  6. people's choice
    The Best Water Bottles on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“My life has been forever changed by this bottle.”
  7. people's choice
    The Best Air Fryers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I didn’t want to believe the hoopla about this air-fryer, but all of the positive reviews were on point.”
  8. reading lists
    The Best Bartending Guides and Cocktail Books, According to BartendersLearn to make cocktails as well as you drink them.
  9. dad week
    42 Last-Minute Gifts That Will Arrive by Father’s DayFrom an electric razor to a vegan cookbook and pour-over kettle.
  10. this thing's incredible
    Acclaimed Chefs and Amateur Grillers Swear by This ‘Mind-Blowing’ CharcoalIt imparts just the right amount of smokiness along with “an umami taste — slightly sweet and savory,” says one chef.
  11. dad food
    The Best Hot Sauces for Dads Who Love Spicy Food“I would drink this sauce.”
  12. dad week
    The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Foodie DadsFoolproof gift ideas for the dad who says the quickest way to his heart heart is through his stomach.
  13. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Start Fermenting at HomeFrom krauts to kimchi, it’s time to start homesteading.
  14. deal of the day
    This Set of Sturdy Mixing Bowls (Ideal for Baking up a Storm) Is On SaleTheir three different sizes will cover any recipe you want to tackle, from sourdough bread to weekday pancakes for one.
  15. recommended by experts
    The Best Sheet Pans, According to Bakers and Chefs (and One Candy Artist)From a heavy-duty, restaurant-quality option to an Instagram-friendly one.
  16. this thing's incredible
    This Compact, Do-It-All Oven Makes Me Feel Like Julia Child in QuarantineIt can bake, broil, toast, fry, and even convection cook at basically the turn of a dial.
  17. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Artisanal Jams“Like a madeleine to Proust, each jar will remind you of something new every time you reach for it.”
  18. this thing's incredible
    This Gluten-Free Flour Allows Me to Eat (Actually Good) Cookies AgainAnd while everyone is hunting for bags of regular flour, this is still readily available to buy.
  19. you can do this
    Everything You Need to Bake Bread (Assuming You Can Find Flour and Yeast)A boule wants to be a part of your future. Give in to it.
  20. recommended by experts
    The Best Miso, According to ChefsSeventeen chefs on their favorites, including white, yellow, and red miso, along with more-specialized varieties.
  21. people's choice
    The Best Hot Sauces on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“This stuff is hotter than Pamela Anderson circa 1994.”
  22. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Make Jam at HomeIncluding three different types of jars.
  23. this thing's incredible
    I’m Spilling the Tea on My ‘Groundbreaking’ Kettle (That’s As Smart As They Get)It robotically dunks loose leaves in hot water for the exact steeping time and then removes them; I’ve yet to see a gadget take over this manual step.
  24. this thing's incredible
    After Baking Bread in Fine Pans for Years, I Finally Found the Perfect OneIt gives loaves thicker, more evenly colored, and much more flavorful crusts than they could develop in a Le Creuset Dutch oven or Lodge Combo Cooker.
  25. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Stock an Alcohol-Free Home Bar, According to BartendersIncluding “spirits,” syrups, and shrubs.
  26. strategist investigates
    Marzipan, the Fustiest Candy, Is Suddenly … Stylish?It’s popping up everywhere, from one T Magazine editor’s Thanksgiving table to trendy floral arrangements.
  27. ask a cool person
    The Best Drinking Glasses, According to Restaurant and Interior Design ExpertsTwelve interior designers and service-industry professionals weigh in on their favorite glasses for water, juice, iced tea, or something stronger.
  28. recommended by experts
    The Best Coffee Makers, According to Baristas and RoastersWe talked to 14 coffee snobs about the automatic coffee makers they use at home.
  29. gifts they might actually want
    It’s Basically Too Late for Shipping, So Print These Gifts OutYes, it’s late, but beggars can still be choosers.
  30. holiday gifts 2019
    The Best Cookbooks to Give, Recommended by Cookbook AuthorsWith recommendations from Alison Roman, Ruth Reichl, and Brooks Headley.
  31. painless shopping
    29 Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Things for the Thanksgiving TableYour guests will think you’re very “together.”
  32. strat investigates
    What Is This Year’s Status Halloween Candy?One food writer calls it “so freaking good.”
  33. celebrity shopping
    What Antoni Porowski Can’t Live Without“Sorry to talk so much about T-shirts, but I’m very passionate about white T-shirts.”
  34. celebrity shopping
    What Restaurateur Emily Hyland Can’t Live Without“I feel like there’s all this wellness stuff on my list, so I might as well have a real, honest vice.”
  35. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Fancy PopcornIncluding cult favorites that have reached new levels of popularity, and new pre-popped options that are cloud-like vehicles for inventive flavors.
  36. celebrity shopping
    What Brad Leone of Bon Appetit Can’t Live Without“Some people golf, I shoot bows.”
  37. deal of the day
    This KitchenAid Stand Mixer Is the Cheapest We’ve Ever SeenJust $260 for a stand mixer that can make 10 dozen cookies at once.
  38. what i can't live without
    What Chef Angie Mar Can’t Live Without“If you came over, you would see probably like three steaks, five bottles of Champagne, kimchi, and French skin-care products in the fridge.”
  39. this things incredible
    The Savory, Slightly Smoky Black Cocoa Powder That Makes My Cookies IrresistibleIt’s like some sort of cocoa umami.
  40. prime day 2019
    The Best Amazon Prime Day Kitchen and Home Appliance DealsAll of the best kitchen gadgets and home appliances from Amazon’s Prime Day sale in one place.
  41. prime day 2019
    If You Buy One Thing on Prime Day, Make It a Vitamix BlenderOur managing editor’s favorite blender is on sale again, for the cheapest it’s been since Black Friday.
  42. recommended by experts
    The Best Things (Besides Your Hands) for Eating Lobster, According to ChefsJust add melted butter.
  43. what i can't live without
    What Cosme and Atla Chef Daniela Soto-Innes Can’t Live WithoutIncluding her favorite deodorant, toothpaste, and yoga pants.
  44. this thing's incredible
    The Tear-Off Napkins Tonne Goodman Found in ParisShe can’t throw a dinner party without them.
  45. recommended by experts
    The Best Balsamic Vinegars, According to People Who Use a Lot of ItFood writers and vinegar importers gave us their recommendations for the best balsamics for dressing, marinating, glazing, and drizzling on ice cream.
  46. recommended by experts
    9 Chefs on Their Favorite SaltsFlaky salts harvested from Japan to Cape Cod.
  47. celebrity shopping
    What Food & Wine Editor Hunter Lewis Can’t Live Without“If I’m in a kitchen and there’s no Red Boat fish sauce, I feel like I’ve got one hand tied behind my back.”
  48. deal of the day
    This ‘Truly Good As New’ Refurbished Vitamix Is $150A Vitamix (even a refurbished one) for under $200 is kind of unheard of.
  49. celebrity shopping
    What Carla Hall Can’t Live Without“I tell you, you are going to love it. It’s like you’re being swaddled.”
  50. testing testing
    Strat Face-off: Is the New Instant Pot Blender Better Than a Vitamix?To find out, I made cashew milk, a kale smoothie, and hot butternut-squash soup.
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