I am back after a fabulous, relaxing weekend with my favorite ladies. Just what I needed with less than two weeks left until the wedding! Eek!
Speaking of weddings, I thought it would be fun, over the next couple of days, to put together a guide to wedding registries. These will be my favorite picks for practical, beautiful, and fun wedding gifts that the happy couple will use for years to come. Without further ado, here is a list of the best wedding gifts for the kitchen, all cherry-picked from my favorite culinary superstore Sur La Table.
Perfect for a wedding shower gift or a multi-part gift, these Joseph & Joseph tools are pretty and practical. $49.95
This 14-cup food processor from Cuisinart has been a work horse in my mother's kitchen for twenty years. It can do pretty much anything, so for $199 it is a bargain.
Everyone needs a good baking dish or two. This set covers all your bases, from bread loaves to cupcakes. $149
Just like the food processor, a Kitchenaid stand mixer will last your entire life and will repay its investment time and time again. So bring on the cookies, cakes, and baked good batters get a group of friends together to buy them this beauty. $349
Doing double duty, this brilliant pan has both a griddle and grill surface that fits right over your stovetop burners, making Sunday morning breakfasts (read: pancakes and bacon!) a cinch. $60
Get them a beautiful Le Creuset french oven. It's always a hit, because they last forever, come in amazing colors, and can tackle everything from a casserole to a saute dish. $305
When in doubt, stick with practical. Even grooms will appreciate this badass Wusthof seven piece knife set, and it will be put to good use in every meal. What more can you ask for from a gift? $150
While less frequent in the cooking rotation, I am totally in love with this roasting pan. Perfect for your first holiday feast together! $200
Also a bit less frequently used but no less beautiful or practical, this marble pastry board, not only works on pies and pastries but would also double as a lovely cheeseboard or serving plate. A good engagement party gift, no? Particularly if you paired with a pretty pie plate or rolling pin. $40
I don't drink coffee but even I know that this Bodum chambourd french press makes some damn fine tasting brew. We figured it was a good space saver if you didn't want a coffee pot hogging precious counter space and registered for one to soothe or coffee-crazed parents. $30 - $60 (depending on size)
That's all for today! Stick around for other registry-oriented posts on table and serveware, electronics, and homegoods later this week!