GEAR & GAD­GETS

These clever culi­nary items bring style, func­tion­al­ity and a touch of whimsy to the kitchen.

Clean Eating - - CONTENTS - BY LAURA SCHOBER

SIPS TO GO

With the Zoku 3-in-1 Stain­less Steel Tum­bler, water, cof­fee, juice or tea can be kept cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 6 hours. It’s equipped with a sil­i­cone straw hole and a se­cure lid to pre­vent spills while you’re on the go. $26, zokuhome.com

BIRD’S EYE VIEW

Add some cheer to your table with this cute blue bird and robin egg, part of the Bird and Nest Salt and Pep­per Shaker Set. $20, pier1.com

HOT PROP­ERTY

Fea­tur­ing a re­mov­able stone top, the Lagrange Grill’ Pierre Hot Stone Deluxe heats to the ideal tem­per­a­ture in min­utes. This cook­ing sur­face for meats and veg­gies can be made non­stick with just a sprin­kle of salt – no oils or fats are re­quired. $180, bed­bathand­be­yond.com

22-SEC­OND TEA

The Dream­farm Teafu speeds up the process of brew­ing tea – to only 22 sec­onds, to be ex­act! Add tea leaves to in­fuser then im­merse it in a mug of hot water to steep, squeez­ing the han­dles a cou­ple of times. Sim­ply squeeze out ex­cess water over top of mug to re­move it, drip-free.

$15, dream­farm.com

FRENCH PRESS IN DIS­GUISE

In­spired by wa­ter­color, the Mimira French Press by Suite One Stu­dio is fin­ished with gen­uine gold flecks for an ab­so­lutely stun­ning ad­di­tion to your counter top. $58, an­thro­polo­gie.com

SPIRALIZE IT

Tired of crank­ing out veg­gie noo­dles by hand? You can have zuc­chini noo­dles ready for a veg­gie spaghetti in 10 sec­onds or make curly car­rot fries in un­der a minute. The Veg­gie Bul­let even shreds and slices. $130, veg­giebul­let.com

DOU­BLE DUTY

The Black and Blum Sand­wich Box goes be­yond sand­wiches to house sal­ads, grains and pro­teins. It has a stain­less steel body, sil­i­cone strap and bam­boo lid, plus the lid dou­bles as a plate or cut­ting board. $35, food52.com

SHARPEST KNIVES ON THE BLOCK

The Sa­batier 12-Piece Edge­keeper Pro Self-Sharp­en­ing Knife Block Set comes with built-in knife sharp­en­ers and 11 high-car­bon stain­less steel knives rang­ing in size from 31/2 to 8 inches. $100, ama­zon.com

A TASTE OF JA­PAN

Con­structed of a high-qual­ity stain­less steel with a nat­u­ral wood han­dle, the light­weight Yuk­i­hira Saucepan is dim­pled by hand to en­hance heat re­ten­tion, adding both func­tion and style to your cook­ing. $45, mo­ma­s­tore.org

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