Kitchen masters from Mario Batali to Nobu Matsuhisa sport Hedley &
Bennett’s handmade aprons. We love the Mr. Cone Denim Apron, made from superdurable selvedge denim; the name
pays homage to the Cone Denim Mill in North Carolina, a factory that’s been churning out quality fabrics since 1891.
This sturdy Cutting Board comes from AND
Collaborative, a custom furniture-building/
wood- and metalworking/photography studio in Denver. The artisans there have a thing for beer: They’ve upcycled Avery Brewing’s empty
barrels into tables and crafted custom
woodwork for Call to Arms Brewing Co.
$75 and up, andcollaborative.com
Housed in a former Philadelphia casket factory,
family-run Peg and Awl makes beautiful household
goods from reclaimed wood, like this ingenious
Mess Hall Knife Rack. The wall-hanging, wooden strip
has a magnetic surface that secures heavyweight
butcher tools, keeping counter space clear for cooking.
$60 and up, egandawlbuilt.com
Handmade by Aron Fischer of Facture
Goods, these rustic Brass and Wood
Measuring Spoons come in a complete
set of five (1/8 teaspoon, 1/4 teaspoon,
1/2 teaspoon, 1 teaspoon and 1
tablespoon) in your choice of walnut
or cherry. The spoons dangle on a
hammered brass loop and are sealed
for good keeping with oil and beeswax.
True made-from-scratch cooking starts with
a Potting Shed Creations Micro-Greens
Grow Box. The 18-inch recycled steel
minigarden slides easily onto the windowsill
and sprouts organic greens like Russian
kale, carrots and Tom Thumb pea.
brand Tom Dixon, this
Stone Spice Grinder
is a study in elegance and
simplicity: Just use the
palm of your hand to roll
the brass and cast-iron
ball, and granulate spices
in the marble bowl.
Dish towels are a kitchen
essential, but when you
aren’t using the Brewer
Shirts Tea Towels to wipe up an accidental beer overflow, hang them on your sink to show your love of hops.
$9 each, brewershirts.com