We're Calling It — These Are the 70 Hottest Kitchen Items Money Can Buy

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As gathering restrictions start to loosen, I'm looking forward to hosting friends on my rooftop again. As a self-proclaimed hostess with the mostest, I take my entertainment game pretty seriously. From the recipes to the glassware, everything is taken into consideration to create the ultimate dining experience for my guests.

Fellow hosts will probably relate. There's so much joy to gain from catching up with friends over meals you made with love, I get a kick out of hosting food parties. Whether you want to fake your role in the kitchen or invite friends over for a culinary throwdown, you've probably reached a point in your life where you're ready for a real upgrade. Our top kitchen picks will make it look like you know your way around the room.

Additional reporting by Rebecca Brown

Degrenne French Fuse Flatware Set
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Degrenne French Fuse Flatware Set

Get the Degrenne French Fuse Flatware Set ($240-$434 for 24 pieces) in your favorite finish.

Personalized Picnic Table Wine Carrier
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Personalized Picnic Table Wine Carrier

Just in time for spring, this Personalized Picnic Table Wine Carrier ($180) will help make new memories.

Casafina Airtight Ceramic Storage Canisters
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Casafina Airtight Ceramic Storage Canisters

You'll have these functional Casafina Airtight Ceramic Storage Canisters ($53-$104) on display.

EKOBO Bamboo & Melamine Sink Caddy
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EKOBO Bamboo & Melamine Sink Caddy

Keep your kitchen sink in order with the EKOBO Bamboo & Melamine Sink Caddy ($24).

Spectrum Under Cabinet Triple Stemware Holder
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Spectrum Under Cabinet Triple Stemware Holder

This Spectrum Under Cabinet Triple Stemware Holder ($13) is so smart if you're lacking cabinet space.

Studiopatró Cross-Back Linen Kitchen Aprons
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Studiopatró Cross-Back Linen Kitchen Aprons

These Studiopatró Cross-Back Linen Kitchen Aprons ($84 each) are great picks for spring.

Revolution Cooking 2-Slice High-Speed Smart Toaster
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Revolution Cooking 2-Slice High-Speed Smart Toaster

This Revolution Cooking 2-Slice High-Speed Smart Toaster ($300) will add so much more convenience to your day.

Glass Studio Sasaki Smoked Wine Glass (Set of 4)
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Glass Studio Sasaki Smoked Wine Glass (Set of 4)

These Glass Studio Sasaki Smoked Wine Glass (Set of 4) ($50) will be a unique addition to your glassware.

Fluted Acrylic Glassware
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Fluted Acrylic Glassware

These Fluted Acrylic Glassware ($6 each) look so refined and polished.

Bloomsbury Market Priolo Shot Glasses (Set of 2)
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Bloomsbury Market Priolo Shot Glasses (Set of 2)

Taco Tuesday isn't complete without these eye-catching Bloomsbury Market Priolo Shot Glasses (Set of 2) ($12).

Veritable Smart Indoor Garden & Herb Grower
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Veritable Smart Indoor Garden & Herb Grower

If you've ever thought about growing your own herbs, this Veritable Smart Indoor Garden & Herb Grower ($48-$200) will be a game changer.

That! Inventions Spread That Serrated Warming Butter Knife and Spreader
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That! Inventions Spread That Serrated Warming Butter Knife and Spreader

Spreading butter straight out of the fridge can be annoying, but the That! Inventions Spread That Serrated Warming Butter Knife and Spreader ($20) is truly game changing.

Estelle Colored Wine Stemless Set
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Estelle Colored Wine Stemless Set

Because new wine glasses are always a must, treat yourself to the Estelle Colored Wine Stemless Set ($160 for six).

Herb Saver Best Keeper
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Herb Saver Best Keeper

Keep your herbs fresh for as long as possible by storing them in this Herb Saver Best Keeper ($21). Simply refill it with water every three to five days, and the herbs will last longer than ever.

Bamboozle Bamboo Compost Bins
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Bamboozle Bamboo Compost Bins

These Bamboozle Bamboo Compost Bins ($40 each) will help you master the art of composting.

West Elm Kaloh Stoneware Salad Plates
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West Elm Kaloh Stoneware Salad Plates

These West Elm Kaloh Stoneware Salad Plates ($8 - $32) come in a number of stunning color choices.

Five Two Ultimate Baking Tool Set
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Five Two Ultimate Baking Tool Set

Any baker could use this Five Two Ultimate Baking Tool Set ($49) in their life.

Linus Tea Storage Box
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Linus Tea Storage Box

This Linus Tea Storage Box ($18) is the solution to keeping all your tea bags in an easily reachable place.

Our Place Nowruz Bundle
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Our Place Nowruz Bundle

The Our Place Tahdig Trio ($65) is the brand's newest addition its traditional-ware collection. Made in celebration with Nooruz, which marks the beginning of the spring equinox in Iranian culture. Nooruz's most famous dish, Tahdig, is a crispy rice that's made by flipping over a pot when it's done being cooked. The amazing new Noosh-e-Joon Platter solves the problem of making the 180 degree flip easier than ever. Shop the launch by getting the addition to your pan or investing in the whole bundle, plus you can try the amazing recipe for yourself.

Yamazaki Banana Holder
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Yamazaki Banana Holder

The Yamazaki Banana Holder ($19) will keep your countertop looking clean.

Ben Medansky Dune Coasters
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Ben Medansky Dune Coasters

These Ben Medansky Dune Coasters ($45) are both stylish and help prevent rings.

Yamazaki Expandable Cutlery Drawer Organizer
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Yamazaki Expandable Cutlery Drawer Organizer

We love that you can see through the Yamazaki Expandable Cutlery Drawer Organizer ($22).

Food52 Five Two Bamboo Cutting Board
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Food52 Five Two Bamboo Cutting Board

This Food52 Five Two Bamboo Cutting Board ($59) is so practical, modern, and sleek.

Qualia Glass Orbit Wine Glasses (Set of 4)
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Qualia Glass Orbit Wine Glasses (Set of 4)

These Qualia Glass Orbit Wine Glasses (Set of 4) ($33, originally $56) are the stylish upgrade your bar cart needs.

Butter Churner
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Butter Churner

Let this Butter Churner ($39) do the work of making his own fresh batch of butter for him.

Row Boat Serving Bowl With Wood Serving Utensils
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Row Boat Serving Bowl With Wood Serving Utensils

Who wouldn't want to be served from this Row Boat Serving Bowl With Wood Serving Utensils ($65)?

Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit
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Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit

The chef in your life will love this Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit ($42).

Instant Pot Duo 6qt 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker
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Instant Pot Duo 6qt 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker

The Instant Pot Duo 6qt 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker ($100) is the one-stop-shop for cooking a variety of quick, hassel-free meals.

Marble Wine Coaster
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Marble Wine Coaster

This Marble Wine Coaster ($20) will look good on your kitchen counter.

Emile Henry Oil Cruet
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Emile Henry Oil Cruet

This Emile Henry Oil Cruet ($45 each) will look so good on your kitchen counter — plus, you'll get a ton of use out of it.

Ten Speed Press Food52 Signed Cookbooks
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Ten Speed Press Food52 Signed Cookbooks

These Ten Speed Press Food52 Signed Cookbooks ($162) are the ultimate gift set.

Yamazaki Spice Bottles With Rack
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Yamazaki Spice Bottles With Rack

Keep your pantry organized with the Yamazaki Spice Bottles With Rack ($33).

Estelle Colored Glass Stemmed Wine Glasses (Set of 6)
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Estelle Colored Glass Stemmed Wine Glasses (Set of 6)

These Estelle Colored Glass Stemmed Wine Glasses (Set of 6) ($175) are so cheerful, making them a festive addition to any party.

Vidalia Chop Wizard
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Vidalia Chop Wizard

Cut up vegetables quickly with the Vidalia Chop Wizard ($25).

Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
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Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

The Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit ($40) not only tests your culinary expertise but also your spice level.

Marble Cookbook Stand
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Marble Cookbook Stand

You'll get a lot of use out of this Marble Cookbook Stand ($30).

Salsa Grow Kit
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Salsa Grow Kit

Take homemade to a whole new level with the Salsa Grow Kit ($12).

New World Sourdough Cookbook
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New World Sourdough Cookbook

Perfect the art of bread making with the New World Sourdough Cookbook ($28).

Immersion Hand Blender
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Immersion Hand Blender

Whip up smoothies, soups, and more with this handy Immersion Hand Blender ($50, originally $59).

Smart Garden Grow Kit
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Smart Garden Grow Kit

Grow herbs and veggies with the Smart Garden Grow Kit ($100). It includes NASA-inspired soil that will give plants the proper amounts of oxygen, nutrients, and water. All you do is add water to a capsule once a month and you're set.

The Rise by Marcus Samuelsson
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The Rise by Marcus Samuelsson

More than a cookbook, The Rise by Marcus Samuelsson ($27) is a celebration of Black food. Drawing inspiration from Southern, West African, Caribbean, and East African cuisines, the recipes are as diverse as they are inspiring. I'm excited to get my copy now that it's been released, and I hope you'll join me in this appreciation of Black chefs and migrant stories.

Automatic Pan Stirrer with Timer
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Automatic Pan Stirrer with Timer

Save yourself the arm workout with this handy Automatic Pan Stirrer With Timer ($25).

Eco-Friendly Instant Grill
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Eco-Friendly Instant Grill

If you don't have a grill at home, this Eco-Friendly Instant Grill ($15) is a good option.

Alem Cotton Napkin Set
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Alem Cotton Napkin Set

The Alem Cotton Napkin Set ($75) looks elegant and and modern.

Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin
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Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin

After watching his episode of Chef's Table, I immediately had to grab Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin ($17). While I'm still missing some ingredients to make his savory ramen, I'm excited to get through winter with this cookbook.

Artisanal Kitchen Supply Marble Napkin Holder
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Artisanal Kitchen Supply Marble Napkin Holder

This Artisanal Kitchen Supply Marble Napkin Holder ($15) will keep all your napkins or kitchen towels in order.

Our Place Always Pan
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Our Place Always Pan

The bestselling Our Place Always Pan ($145) is a great way to introduce yourself to the brand, if you haven't already. It's made to replace the use of eight traditional pots and pans and save space in your cabinets. Not only is the size great for everything from pancakes to pasta, but it features a spatula, a handy spatula rest, a pour spout, and chic design. Plus, it comes in tons of great colors, so you can get the one that most matches your space.

The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty
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The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty

There's a reason The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty ($17) won the 2018 James Beard Foundation's book of the year award. Twitty, a culinary historian, takes the reader through an eye-opening memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture, paying homage to his unique heritage.

Black Girl Baking by Jerrelle Guy
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Black Girl Baking by Jerrelle Guy

In Black Girl Baking ($16), author Jerrelle Guy takes us on a special baking journey that involves all our senses. From rosketti cookies to orange-peel pound cake, each recipe is infused with her personal story, combining practical advice with a unique storytelling flair.

Ceramic Microgreens Grower
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Ceramic Microgreens Grower

Salads, smoothies, sandwiches and more, incorporate more microgreens into your lifestyle with the Ceramic Microgreens Grower ($60).

Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes From the Source to the Bowl by Pierre Thiam and Jennifer Sit
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Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes From the Source to the Bowl by Pierre Thiam and Jennifer Sit

One of my all-time favorite cookbooks? No doubt, Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes From the Source to the Bowl by Pierre Thiam and Jennifer Sit ($25)! Whether you make the leg of lamb or striped sea bass with tomato relish, you will be transported into the country's rich, multifaceted cuisine.

Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin
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Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin

In Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking ($20), author Toni Tipton-Martin brings us into the kitchens of masters, teaching us how to make a host of savory and sweet dishes, like seafood gumbo, buttermilk fried chicken, pecan pie with bourbon, sweet potato biscuits, and so much more. I'm drooling just thinking about it.

S'well Calacatta Gold 18-Ounce Cocktail Shaker Set
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S'well Calacatta Gold 18-Ounce Cocktail Shaker Set

Get this S'well Calacatta Gold 18-Ounce Cocktail Shaker Set ($40) for the next Zoom happy hour.

Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet by Padma Lakshmi
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Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet by Padma Lakshmi

If you're a fan of award-winning author Padma Lakshmi, buy this cookbook ASAP. Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet ($16 and up) makes it super easy to accomplish the most elaborate meals, such as BBQ Korean short ribs, Keralan crab cakes, and chocolate amaretto ice cream. You'll experience a host of favors and learn about new spices.

Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi
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Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi

We also have Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi ($24). It will be your go-to for healthy, meatless recipes that will leave you wanting more.

Our Place Spruce Steamer
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Our Place Spruce Steamer

The Our Place Spruce Steamer ($30) is one of the brand's newest go-to tools. It simply attaches to the pan to steam dumplings, vegetables, fish, tamales . . . the list is endless.

In Bibi's Kitchen by Hawa Hassan and Julia Turshen
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In Bibi's Kitchen by Hawa Hassan and Julia Turshen

Somali chef Hawa Hassan gathered stories from bibis (or grandmothers) and shared 75 recipes in this illuminating book, In Bibi's Kitchen ($19). You'll be transported to eight African nations (South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, and Eritrea) through the flavors of mangoes, cinnamon, dates, and so much more.

Mueller Large 5L Salad Spinner
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Mueller Large 5L Salad Spinner

Let's be honest, the worst part about washing lettuce is drying it. This Mueller Large 5L Salad Spinner ($28, originally $40) will make drying so much easier.

Fellow Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle
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Fellow Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle

This Fellow Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle ($99) looks sleek and modern. You'll have it on display all day.