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Emma Wartzman

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    The Best Gifts for Wine Lovers, According to Sommeliers and WinemakersImpress them, even if you don’t know the difference between Beaujolais and Lambrusco.
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    The Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers, According to Baristas and Coffee RoastersIncluding electric kettles, a professional-grade espresso machine, and a body scrub made with coffee grounds.
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    The Best Gifts for Every Type of Home CookIncluding the cookbook-obsessed foodie, the aspiring chef, and the home cook who has it all.
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    The Best Housewarming Gifts, According to Cool Homeowners (and Renters)From smokeless incense to fancy salt and plush slippers.
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    What Is the Best Reusable Straw?Including stainless-steel, silicone, glass, and bamboo options.
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    The Best Containers for Storing and Transporting Meals, According to ExpertsWhen you have the right equipment, nothing goes to waste.
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    The Best Compost Bins, According to Environmental ExpertsThere’s even a status compost bin.
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    The Best Candlesticks, According to Designers and Candle ObsessivesA way to add a bit of elegance to your home — even without candles in them.
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    The Best Tapered Candles, According to Designers and Candle ObsessivesWe’ve got color, size, and texture recommendations to fit everyone’s home.
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    The Best Small Kitchen Appliances for Small Kitchens, According to ExpertsFrom a waffle iron you can carry in your pocket to a barely-there espresso machine.
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    This Is the Only Blender the Owner of Sahadi’s Will Use to Make HummusAnd here’s the recipe you’ll need to make it, too.
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    The Best Products for a Sustainable Kitchen, According to ExpertsExperts share their tips on how to make your kitchen as free of plastics, paper, and waste as possible.
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    The Best Vinegars, According to Chefs and Recipe DevelopersVinegars add dimension to cooking — and go way beyond salad dressing.
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    The Best Gifts for Tea Lovers, According to Sommeliers, Consultants, and WritersGo gaiwan and you’ll never go back.
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    What Are the Best Cooking Tools for Kids?Chefs, parents, and the owner of a kids’ cooking school weigh in.
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    The 13 Best Honeys for Baking, Drizzling, and Everyday Use, According to ExpertsBeekeepers, food writers, and chefs give us their top recommendations.
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    The Best Aprons for Cooking, According to Chefs and BartendersFor starters, a cross-back bib-top apron, rather than one that loops around the neck, is the way to go.
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    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.
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    Actually Good-Looking Kitchen Trash Cans, According to Interior DesignersYou won’t want to hide these.
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    The Best Gifts for Chefs, According to Chefs and Restaurant OwnersFrom tiny sauce pans to cookbooks to table décor to comfortable shoes to wear in the kitchen.
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    The Best Stemless Wineglasses, According to Restaurant Owners and Party HostsIncluding input from Eleven Madison Park’s wine director.
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    The Best Universal Wineglasses, According to Sommeliers and Beverage DirectorsBecause you really don’t need a different glass for every type of wine.
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    14 Chef’s Knives, Vetted 14 WaysIncluding knives forged in the mountains of East Tennessee, the best chef’s knife you can get for $10, and some of the best-rated knives on Amazon.
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    The Best Wine Subscriptions, According to SommeliersIncluding options focused on natural wine, sparkling wine, and even the Pacific Northwest.
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    The Best Woks, According to Chefs and Cookware ExpertsRound-bottomed, flat-bottomed, carbon steel, hand-hammered, and everything in between.
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    The Best Matcha Powders, According to Matcha ObsessivesAnd to pair with them, some handmade matcha bowls and bamboo tea whisks.
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    The Types of Cocktail Glasses You Actually Need, According to BartendersA copper Moscow Mule mug is not one of them.
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    The Best Pots and Pans, According to ChefsWhat’s the one pot or pan professional chefs can’t cook without?
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    The Best Blenders for Smoothies, According to Chefs and Smoothie FanaticsIncluding three different Vitamix models.
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    The Best Wine Coolers and Fridges, According to Sommeliers and WinemakersStep up your wine storage.
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    The Best Coffee Makers, According to Baristas and RoastersWe talked to 15 coffee snobs about the automatic coffee makers they use at home.
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    The Best Drinking Glasses, According to Restaurant and Interior-Design ExpertsNineteen interior designers and service-industry professionals weigh in on their favorite glasses for water, juice, iced tea, or something stronger.
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    The Best Olive Oils, According to People Who Consume a Lot of ItPiquant, peppery, mild, grassy, and fiery, from California, Italy, Spain, and Greece.
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    The Best Coffee Grinders, According to Baristas and Coffee RoastersBecause your morning cup of coffee is only as good as the beans you use.
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    How to Stock Your Weeklong (or Monthlong) Vacation Kitchen, According to ChefsCanned fish, a 12-in-one kitchen multi-tool, a French press for low-key coffee-making, and more.
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    The Best Travel Mugs, According to Coffee SnobsCut back on waste and enjoy a better cup of coffee.
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    The Best Miso, According to ChefsEighteen chefs on their favorites, including white, yellow, and red miso, along with more specialized varieties.