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100 Gifts for the Chef

From Chili-Centric Advent Calendars to Swiss Army Kitchen Tools

— December 25, 2017 — Lifestyle
Though in English the word chef refers to someone working in a kitchen, its literal translation in French is "chief", and these gifts for the chef let one's food-obsessed friends and family members know that they're the ones in charge.

There are plenty of ways to gift a chef, from the tools that they can use to the ingredients on which they put those tools to use. In terms of implements, one of the most interesting on this list is the Gentlemen’s Hardware kitchen multi-tool, which is like a Swiss army knife, but for the kitchen. it contains two different graters, a peeler, a serrated knife, a chef's knife, and other convenient kitchen utensils all within the same frame.

For ingredients, chefs aught to check out the Moroccan cooking sauces developed by chef Mina Kallmani, which include shakshuka and harissa.
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Raw Sugar-Inspired Sweeteners
Raw Sugar-Inspired Sweeteners
The Lakanto Golded Monkfruit Sugar Substitute is Rich and Refined
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99
Net Carb-Free Sweeteners
Net Carb-Free Sweeteners
The Sola Low-Calorie Sweetener Tastes Just Like Cane Sugar
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98
Baking-Friendly Sweeteners
Baking-Friendly Sweeteners
The Pyure Organic All-Purpose Blend Stevia Sweetener is Natural
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97
Duck-Shaped Colander Sets
Duck-Shaped Colander Sets
This Adorable Set Adds an Element of Fun to Any Kitchen
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96
Piquant Salted Chocolates
Piquant Salted Chocolates
Williams Sonoma, Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert Created 'Salt and Sin'
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95
Kitchen-Incorporated SUVs
Kitchen-Incorporated SUVs
Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations Built This Car for Jamie Oliver
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94
Chilli-Centric Advent Calendars
Chilli-Centric Advent Calendars
The Sous Chef's Big Chilli Advent Calendar Spotlights a Spicy Food
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93
Moroccan Cooking Cuisine Sauces
Moroccan Cooking Cuisine Sauces
The Mina Moroccan Sauces Easily Infuse Flavor into Dishes
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92
Frozen Batter Cartons
Frozen Batter Cartons
Revolution Foods' 'Breakfast Hero' Introduces Ready-to-Thaw Batter
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91
P2P Home Cooking Platforms
P2P Home Cooking Platforms
'DishMe' Connects Home Cooks with Hungry Consumers
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90
Fashion Designer Cookbooks
Fashion Designer Cookbooks
'Cooking with Zac' is a Recipe Book from the Acclaimed Fashion Designer
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89
Luxury Dining Theaters
Luxury Dining Theaters
CMX Cinemas is Designing a More Luxurious Movie-Watching Experience
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88
Essential Oil-Infused Truffles
Essential Oil-Infused Truffles
These 50% Cacao Truffles are Infused with Flavorful Plant Essences
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87
Smoked Water Bottles
Smoked Water Bottles
This Oak Smoked Water From Halen Mon is Used for Culinary Adventures
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86
Smart Charcoal Grill Devices
Smart Charcoal Grill Devices
The BBQ Guru CyberQ Cloud Temperature Controller Automates Grilling
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85
Post-Drinking Recipe Cookbooks
Post-Drinking Recipe Cookbooks
The 'Munchies' Cookbook is Based on the Chef's Night Out Series
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84
Spice-Infused Coconut Oils
Spice-Infused Coconut Oils
Coconut Oil Creations Upgrade Recipes with Healthy Flavor
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83
Pre-Programmed Cooking Appliances
Pre-Programmed Cooking Appliances
The MasterSous Kitchen Cooking Appliance Prepares Foods Fast
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82
Artificial Flavor-Free Coffees
Artificial Flavor-Free Coffees
The Folgers Simply Gourmet Coffees are Rich and Natural
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81
Food-Monitoring Radio Wave Ovens
Food-Monitoring Radio Wave Ovens
The Miele Dialog Oven Cooks and Keeps an Eye on Dishes
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80
Barrel-Aged Hot Sauces
Barrel-Aged Hot Sauces
The Pappy & Co. Barrel-Aged Pepper Sauce Has a Complex Flavor Profile
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79
Vegan Mozzarella Alternatives
Vegan Mozzarella Alternatives
'MozzaRisella' is a Cheese Alternative Made from Sprouted Brown Rice
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78
Collaborative British Cookbooks
Collaborative British Cookbooks
'The Great British Chefs Cookbook' Features Over 100 Recipes
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77
Optimal Reading Food Thermometers
Optimal Reading Food Thermometers
The 'CookPerfect' Smart Meat Thermometer is Intuitive to Use
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76
Calorie-Cutting Oil Sprays
Calorie-Cutting Oil Sprays
The PAM Spray Pump Olive Oil Cooking Spray is Free of Preservatives
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75
Indestructible Seamless Cookware
Indestructible Seamless Cookware
SOLIDteknics nöni Stainless Saucepans Have No Synthetic Coatings
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74
Bowl-Scraping Whisks
Bowl-Scraping Whisks
The Joseph Joseph Whiskle Mixes Ingredients and Cleans Them From Bowls
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73
Affordable Professional Cookware
Affordable Professional Cookware
Misen Cookware is Durably Designed and Inexpensively Priced
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72
Blind Cooking Utensils
Blind Cooking Utensils
Innovative Implements Afford Independence in the Kitchen for the Blind
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71
Food-Crisping Baking Sheets
Food-Crisping Baking Sheets
The Perforated Nonstick Crisper Pan Enables Even Cooking
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70
Triple Variety Lasagna Pans
Triple Variety Lasagna Pans
The Chef Tony TriSagna Pan Creates Three Types of the Classic Dish
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69
Complementary Honey Products
Complementary Honey Products
Madhava Makes Flavored Honey for Cooking and Pairing with Tea
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68
Organic Mediterranean Olive Oils
Organic Mediterranean Olive Oils
The New Carapelli Olive Oil Blends Come in Two New Options
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67
Disney Princess-Inspired Cookware
Disney Princess-Inspired Cookware
Le Creuset Has Introduced a Snow White Cooking Pot
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66
WiFi-Connected Sous Vide Cookers
WiFi-Connected Sous Vide Cookers
The SousVide Supreme Touch+ Preserves Food Flavor and Texture
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65
Princess Gown-Inspired Cookware
Princess Gown-Inspired Cookware
Le Creuset's Cast Iron Pot Was Inspired by 'Beauty and the Beast'
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64
Illustrated Instructional Cooking Guides
Illustrated Instructional Cooking Guides
Zsolt Liber's Cookbook Was Inspired by IKEA
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63
Outdoor Convection Cooker BBQs
Outdoor Convection Cooker BBQs
The Orion Cooker Prepares Your Choice of Meat in a Worry-Free Way
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62
Rocket Ship Potato Mashers
Rocket Ship Potato Mashers
The Space Masher Elevates Any Cooking Experience
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61
Durable Machined Vegetable Peelers
Durable Machined Vegetable Peelers
The 'Titanium Peeler' is the First and Last Peeler You'll Need
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60
Kid-Friendly Cooking Workshops
Kid-Friendly Cooking Workshops
The Little Chef's Cooking Event Teaches Kids About Proper Nutrition
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59
Chromatic Kitchen Cutting Equipment
Chromatic Kitchen Cutting Equipment
The SiliSlick Rainbow Titanium Kitchen Knives Set is Chromatic
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58
Geometric Kitchen Cutting Boards
Geometric Kitchen Cutting Boards
Multiply's Geometric Butcher Set Spruces Up the Kitchen
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57
Ax-Inspired Pizza Cutters
Ax-Inspired Pizza Cutters
The DCL 'Ax Pizza Cutter' Can Slice Through an Entire Pie
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56
Speedy Meal Kits
Speedy Meal Kits
Gobble's Meals Take Fifteen Minutes or Less to Prepare
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55
Anti-Corrosion Cooking Utensils
Anti-Corrosion Cooking Utensils
The 'Feastform' Kitchen Cooking Tools are Made from Titanium
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54
Chromatic Macaron Boxes
Chromatic Macaron Boxes
Laudree & Solange Azagury-Partridge Collaborated on a Rainbow Macaron Set
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53
Collaborative Chef Kitchenware
Collaborative Chef Kitchenware
The Hay Market Focuses Only on the Fundamentals of the Kitchen
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52
Dual-Purpose Pot Lids
Dual-Purpose Pot Lids
The 'Smart Cover' Acts as a Table Protector When Serving Dishes
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51
Wizard-Inspired Cooking Lines
Wizard-Inspired Cooking Lines
Williams Sonoma Debuted a Harry Potter Cooking Line
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50
Fish Sauce Sprays
Fish Sauce Sprays
PORDEE's Asian Fish Sauce is Conveniently Packaged in a Ready-to-Spritz Bottle
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49
Modular Outdoor Cooking Stoves
Modular Outdoor Cooking Stoves
The 'Cookout' Stove Completely Disassembles for Quick Cleaning
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48
Multi-Level Cooker Food Servers
Multi-Level Cooker Food Servers
The NutriChef Raclette Grill Prepares and Serves Food to Guests
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47
One-Handed Operation Sieves
One-Handed Operation Sieves
The Equals Design for Joseph Joseph Shake-It Sieve is Efficient
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46
Double-Sided Cooking Pans
Double-Sided Cooking Pans
The Happycall Nonstick Double Pan Expedites Even Cooking Capabilities
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45
Cast-Iron Propane BBQs
Cast-Iron Propane BBQs
The Gonzo Grill BBQ Offers Impressive Cooking Capabilities
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44
Speedy Pizza Surfaces
Speedy Pizza Surfaces
Nerd Chef's Baking Surfaces Transfer Heat Evenly and Quickly
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43
Weight-Sensitive Stovetops
Weight-Sensitive Stovetops
The 'Ecothermo' is a Smart Stovetop That Ignites on Its Own
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42
Built-In Smart Ovens
Built-In Smart Ovens
The June Oven Pro is a Built-In Version of the Intelligent Convection Oven
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41
Fan-Fueled Backyard Barbecues
Fan-Fueled Backyard Barbecues
The Velocity Grill Offers the Taste of Charcoal with Gas Control
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40
Compact Urban Barbecues
Compact Urban Barbecues
The Kenyon City Grill Urban Living Grill is for Small Outdoor Areas
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39
Humorously Labeled Food Containers
Humorously Labeled Food Containers
ClickClack Offers Playful and Attention-Grabbing Branding
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38
Pasta-Inspired Utensils
Pasta-Inspired Utensils
The Monkey Business Pasta Fork Looks Like the Food that it Serves
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37
Transparent Cooking Appliances
Transparent Cooking Appliances
Huy Pham Designed Three Beautiful Transparent Cooking Pots
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36
Neon Kitchenware Utensils
Neon Kitchenware Utensils
These Colorful Cooking Tools Appeal to Aspiring Young Cooks
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35
Instructional Meal Appliances
Instructional Meal Appliances
The Masterchef Rice Cooker Guides You Through Creating Dishes
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34
Bomb-Branded Hot Sauces
Bomb-Branded Hot Sauces
The General's Hot Sauce Correlates Itself to an Explosion of Spicy Heat
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33
Burning Log BBQs
Burning Log BBQs
The Sportes MITI-001 Firewood Barbecue is Placed on a Burning Log
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32
Chef's Knife Earring Accessories
Chef's Knife Earring Accessories
These Earrings from The Plastik Store are Cooking-Inspired
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31
Pre-Measured Meal Kits
Pre-Measured Meal Kits
Ralphs' 'Prep+Pared' Prepared Meal Kits Simplify Preparation
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30
Nutrient-Infusing Cooking Accessories
Nutrient-Infusing Cooking Accessories
The Lucky Iron Fish Infuses Your Foods with Additional Iron
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29
Chocolate Dessert Kits
Chocolate Dessert Kits
Chef'd is Producing Dessert Meal Kits with The Hershey Company
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28
Multi-Use Camping Utensils
Multi-Use Camping Utensils
The Muncher Provides Campers with a Variety of Functional Tools
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27
Monochromatic Kitchenware Collections
Monochromatic Kitchenware Collections
H&M and Chloe Coscarelli Created Stylish Kitchenware Items
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26
Tech-Enhanced Sous-Vide Tools
Tech-Enhanced Sous-Vide Tools
The Nise Wave Schedules and Cooks Pre-Programmed Recipes
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25
App-Enabled Cooking Utensils
App-Enabled Cooking Utensils
The 'Temp Smart Spoon' Promises the Perfect Bowl of Pasta
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24
Freeform Baking Pans
Freeform Baking Pans
The 'Bake Snake' Forms into Whatever Shape You Desire
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23
Thoughtfully Designed Silverware
Thoughtfully Designed Silverware
The Epicurean Collection Offers a Luxurious Take on Kitchenware
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22
Gripping Egg Spatulas
Gripping Egg Spatulas
This Kitchen Spatula Slips Under Foods and Grabs on Tightly
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21
Campfire Cooking Kits
Campfire Cooking Kits
The GrubStick Master Outdoor Cooking Kit Packs Everything You Need
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20
Interaction-Encouraging Grills
Interaction-Encouraging Grills
David Rockwell's 'Caliber Grill' Promotes Social Interaction
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19
Foodie Smoker Guns
Foodie Smoker Guns
The Breville Smoking Gun Imparts a Robust Flavor to Foods
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18
Holographic Flatware Sets
Holographic Flatware Sets
CB2's Colorful Flatware Boasts a Lively Iridescent Finish
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17
Smokeless Camper Fire Pits
Smokeless Camper Fire Pits
The BioLite 'FirePit' Eliminates Smoke While Also Charging Your Phone
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16
On-Demand Yogurt Makers
On-Demand Yogurt Makers
'Yomee' is Smaller Than a Blender and Makes Fresh Yogurt Overnight
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15
Complete Meal Appliances
Complete Meal Appliances
The Red Copper 5-Minute Chef Cooking Machine Prepares Fresh Meals Quickly
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14
Handcrafted Artisan Chef Knives
Handcrafted Artisan Chef Knives
The Vie Belles Cutlery is Made from Premium Materials
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13
Folding Food-Grilling Fire Pits
Folding Food-Grilling Fire Pits
The Kwik-Pit Portable Steel Fire Pit Works with Wood or Charcoal
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12
Swiss Army Kitchen Tools
Swiss Army Kitchen Tools
The Gentlemen’s Hardware Kitchen Multi-Tool is Efficient
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11
Multipurpose Jar Attachments
Multipurpose Jar Attachments
Jarware's Kitchenware Turns Jars into Soap Pumps, Juicers & More
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10
Malleable Bagel Baking Molds
Malleable Bagel Baking Molds
The Lekue Silicone Bagel Mold is Ideal for Making Bagels from Home
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9
Transformative Kitchen Surfaces
Transformative Kitchen Surfaces
The 'Clean, Cut, Cook' Transforms to Suit a User's Needs
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8
Pumping Produce Choppers
Pumping Produce Choppers
The Simposh Food Dicer Makes Quick Work of Fruit and Vegetables
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7
Dual-Cuisine Utensils
Dual-Cuisine Utensils
The Lekue Twin One Utensil Sets Boast a Fork, Knife and Chopsticks
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6
Child-Friendly Dining Tongs
Child-Friendly Dining Tongs
Crocodile Tongs Playfully Helps Children Eat Without Making a Mess
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5
Sensory Enhancement Utensils
Sensory Enhancement Utensils
Goûte is an Eating Utensil That Mimics the Licking of One's Fingers
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4
Wood-Powered Ovens
Wood-Powered Ovens
The Toto Grill Oven Includes Wok Support and a Traditional Brick Oven
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3
Compartmentalized Dish Trays
Compartmentalized Dish Trays
'The Lift' Dish Rack Offers a Place for Every Kitchen Item
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2
Educational Kitchen Accessories
Educational Kitchen Accessories
'Safe Slice' Kitchenware Teaches Kids About Portion Control
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1
Multi-Functional Cutting Boards
Multi-Functional Cutting Boards
The 'Oriboard' is an All-in-One Kitchen Prep Tool
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