Fresh EssentialsJune, 2013
Add Modern, organic style to your workspace with must-have tools made from all-natural materials.
Making jam requires quick and even heating—both qualities inherent to copper cookware like the 10.6-qt. Mauviel M’passion Copper Jam Pan. $265, Mauviel; mauvielusa.com.
Fragrant white blossoms, glossy green leaves, and juicy fruit that’s ideal for adding a tart citrus splash to drinks, salads, and more, the Fukushu Kumquat Topiary will look great on your counter, too. $95, VivaTerra; vivaterra.com.
Cut from mineral-rich pink salt, the Himalayan Salt Plate adds rich flavor to grilled foods, or, when chilled, a dramatic display for sushi or hors d’oeuvres.
$34.95, Sur La Table; surlatable.com.
Here’s an easier way to create perfect twists for summer cocktails: The Apostrophe Citrus Peeler cuts exactly the right depth into the skin of lemons, limes, and oranges.
$28; Alessi; canoeonline.net.
Distressed wood surrounds
food-safe interior skewers, giving these Reclaimed Knife Blocks a look that’s at once rustic and refined.
$59-$98; VivaTerra; vivaterra.com.
Crafted in the last remaining iron foundry in Scandinavia, the Cast Iron Spice Grinder makes it easy to transform whole spices into fine, flavorful enhancements to any dish.
$65; Canoe; canoeonline.net.
Pretty enough to give as a gift, but so delicious you’ll want to keep them for yourself, the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar trio is barrel-aged in Italy.
$215; Acetaia San Giacomo; ahalife.com.