A few of my favorite things that you can find locally, with global appeal. *
Bat Trang measuring cups
Pretty enough to display as art, this set of four cups is made from white ceramic with hand-painted, floral designs and are microwave and dishwasher safe.
Palewa mortar and pestle
The hand-carved soapstone mortar is accented with artistic details and works wonderfully for crushing whole spices, herbs and nuts.
Le Creuset’s round French oven
Make an investment in your culinary future by adding this piece to your kitchen. The enameled cast iron comes in an array of beautiful colors, letting you take your meal from stovetop to oven to table.
Orange Tree Imports, $299.99
On Wisconsin cutting board
This Chosen Stone cutting board locally crafted out of maple wood is good for game day or any day. The wood surface is durable and timeless.
Kitchen Gallery, $76
Eight-inch chef knife from Victorinox
This Swiss-made stainless steel knife features a fibrox molded plastic handle. It’s a basic knife that meets all of your chopping and mincing needs.
Wisconsin Cutlery, $35.99
HIC Silicon spatulas
Constructed from a single piece of silicon, these spatulas make cleaning easy. Assorted shapes and colors mean they match your kitchen color scheme.
Tellus Mater, $6
Schott Zwiesel old-fashioned glass
An elegant 9.5-ounce glass made from break-resistant crystal is perfect for your happy hour drink, and stylish enough to offer to company.
Kitchen Gallery, $9.50 each
*originally published in Madison Magazine
, Feb. 2016