2018 Gift Guide: Local Cookbooks

“Our cookbook buyer, Carolynn, says she loves to curl up by the fire with a glass of wine and read cookbooks, finding inspiration within the pages. Whether it is something simple and delicious like a rustic tart from the Grand Central Baking book or a portable feast from the Campout or Picnic cookbooks, these books spark…

2018 Gift Guide: Shun Premier 6″ Chef Knife

“I would highly recommend a Shun Premier 6″ CHEF’S KNIFE FOR ANYONE ON YOUR GIFT LIST. IT’S AESTHETICALLY PLEASING AND glides THROUGH THE FOOD YOU ARE PREPARING AS IF IT WASN’T EVEN THERE. THIS KNIFE IS A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY HOME COOKS ARSENAL.” -Thomas, NW Portland Store SHOP SHUN PREMIER 6″ CHEF’S KNIFE

2018 Gift Guide: de Buyer French-made Steel

“My go to: De Buyer fry pans. They last forever, produce a great quality cook and handle high temperatures like the best cast iron, but can also do delicate things as well as the best Stainless Steel! A properly seasoned De Buyer will be a workhorse in any kitchen and handle whatever is thrown at it.”…

2018 Gift Guide: Staub Cast-Iron

“Simple dEsigns meet high-quality craftsmanship to make long lasting and versatile pieces of cookware. that’s why staub Cast-Iron is such a gorgeous gift to give. what can’t a good piece of enameled cast-iron cookware do? and it will last practically forever.” -Annabel, NW Portland Store SHOP STAUB CAST-IRON

2018 Gift Guide: Cole Mason Spice Funnel

“I love the cole mason spice funnel. it’s the only funnel i’ve found that fits over the center rod of your salt and pepper grinder. it really helps filling your grinder without making a giant mess, is super small for easy storage, and makes for an awesome stocking stuffer. ” -Alison, NW Portland Store SHOP…

2018 Gift Guide: Alkemista Infusion Vessels

“Give the gift of good, quality booze all year long with the alkemista infusion vessel. It’ll turn ordinary bottom shelf alcohol into extraordinary infused spirits, perfect for your favorite cocktail recipes. just add fresh fruits, spices, herbs or botanicals to the stainless filter, along with a bottle of alcohol (we’ve been sipping on a bourbon…

2018 Gift Guide: Kamado Joe

“Trust me on this: the Kamado Joe will change your cooking life. With your Joe, using nothing but lump charcoal, you can barbecue a pork shoulder at 225° for eleven hours, or fire a pizza at 750° for just a few minutes. I’ve done both, and the results are amazing. Plus, you can do everything…

2018 Gift Guide: Bees Wrap

“Give the gift of Bees wrap!!! In a world where we waste so much plastic, this is a great alternative! So easy to use, much less fuss than saran wrap, and easy to clean! What else could you ask for?” -Emily, Orenco Station Store Manager SHOP BEE’S WRAP

2018 Gift Guide: Demeyere Industry Saucier

“Demeyere Industry is the best stainless steel cookware and, only at Kitchen Kaboodle, it has the best price. This holiday season, you can give the gift of superior performance and design for under $100 by shopping local. The Industry line is Demeyere’s 5-ply stainless steel: what that means is that extra layers of aluminum alloys…

2018 Gift Guide: Microplane Swift Strip

“WITH THE MICROPLANE SWIFT STRIP, REMOVING EVEN THE SMALLEST THYME OR THE LARGEST KALE LEAVES FROM THE STEM IS A BREEZE…JUST PICK THE CORRECT SIZE HOLE AND PULL THE STEM THROUGH. IT’S THAT SIMPLE, AND SUCH A TIME SAVER!” -Madelyn, NW Portland Store SHOP MICROPLANE SWIFT STRIP  

2018 Gift Guide: Le Souk Ceramics

“Le Souk stoneware makes a wonderful gift for you or any entertainer in your life!  Made in Tunisia, these truly freehand painted stoneware platters, bowls and Tagines make a beautiful service to display or cook your culinary creations at your next dinner party.  I purchased one as a Christmas gift for my best friend who…