Etsy is often overlooked when it comes to finding cool culinary items. If you are in search of something truly unique or with an additional touch of class when compared to typical store-bought items, it is a great resource. We took some time to curate a few of our favorite pieces for you to quickly get to the cream of the crop items.
OH, LITTLE RABBIT Tea Towels
We love the OH, LITTLE RABBIT tea towels as they have great designs which range from feminine to masculine and can fit into a wide range of decors. These are hand printed towels using eco-friendly inks on organic cotton and we can attest that these stand up to numerous washes without an issue. Our favorite is the Rabbit Shadow Puppet but with 184 designs we are sure you’ll find one you like!
Hammer & Hide Grill Tools
These hand forged grill tools by Hammer & Hide are Burly with a capital B. This is truly a unique set that you aren’t going to find at a big box store. They offer options for personalization and leather hanging loops. Anyone would be proud to hang a set of these in their outdoor kitchen.
PatentPrints Fork Patent T-Shirt
Show off your culinary passion with this cool Fork Patent T-Shirt. These are high-quality soft cotton T’s that are printed in-house by PatentPrints.
Rose James Hand Painted Lemon Juicer
Rose James takes the classic wooden citrus reamer up a notch with these Hand Painted Lemon Juicers. These juicers are preseasoned with mineral oil and painted with organic paints compliant with toy safety regulations just in case a little one gets ahold of them. They come in a natural finish or in 6 different colors with or without the stripe detail.
Saltwood Studio Chopsticks and Sushi Boards
Saltwood Studio makes absolutely gorgeous wooden chopsticks and sushi boards from oiled woods, milk paints, and waxed finishes. They offer seasonally themed colorways the look truly unique. These are probably the nicest we have seen anywhere and definitely worth a look for any sushi fan or foodie.
BlueCut Aprons are handcrafted in California and offer a number of cool design features and color options. The design duo behind BlueCut started out doing custom commissioned work for chefs and restaurateurs and transitioned these designs into a business.
Rutgers Wooden Spoon
Rutgers Wooden Spoon products are handmade in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Their products range from traditional wooden spoons to pie servers and wok chuans. These items are hand sanded and finished with mineral oil so they are ready to get cooking as soon as they arrive!
Yuya Kobayashi Hand Hammered Cookware
Looking for a statement piece? Yuya Kobayashi iron cookware is hand hammered using “Iron Shibori” technique. These are not to be confused with items that are machine manufactured or derived from machine-assisted construction. The manufacturer offers a lifetime free repair warranty. This is the real deal stuff that you just aren’t going to typically find.
Red Rocket Fab Rocket Stoves
Get your sear on hard with a Red Rocket Fab Rocket Stoves. Perfect for extremely high temperature searing, frying, and outdoor wok’n. Additionally, rocket stoves are awesome.
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EDITORS NOTE: This is a continually expanding piece which will feature additional items as we identify them.