7 Tools Every Natural Kitchen Needs
These fresh finds will make you the queen of healthy cuisine.
Thanks to its out-of-the-box shape, the
Joseph Joseph Square Colander ($11; josephjoseph.com) stands without wobbling and lets you pour with precision.
Just add water
You buy your favorite fresh herbs from the market...and they wilt two days later. What to do? Harvest your own with the Bamboo Grow-Pot Kit (basil shown here, $22; branchhome.com).
Go ahead, load up at the green market. This foldable, washable RuMe Medium tote ($10; rumebags.com) can hold up to 50 pounds. germs begone!
Reusable grocery bags can harbor potentially dangerous foodborne bacteria, according to a new study. Luckily, you can ward off illness by simply washing your bags weekly.
Rinse, serve and repeat
Perfect for cleaning and storing small produce, these Collapsible Mini Colanders ($5 each; surlatable.com) come with a snap-on base so they won’t leave puddles on the counter. Bonus: They flatten for storage.
Slip the Chef'n Palm Vegetable Brush ($6 each; chefsresource.com) over your middle finger so you can easily scrub the dirt off of your organic produce.
Every chef needs a good paring knife. The Oxo Good Grips 4-Inch Paring Knife Set ($20 for four; oxo.com) comes in fun colors to help you avoid cross-contamination when cutting meat and veggies.
Pretty in print
You can never have enough dish towels—for drying, lining serving bowls, even doubling as a pot holder. We love these cheery ones from Crate and Barrel ($5 each; crateandbarrel.com).