Kitchen Tools and Dinnerware You'll Use Every Day

Now that you are–or soon will be–a married man, you‘re going to be spending more time making and eating family dinners. It’s what married couples do. So if you take your cooking–and your eating–seriously, you want only the best kitchen tools and dinnerware. Plan your registry accordingly.

Water Filter Pitcher

Brita pitchers and their ilk are great, but from a design standpoint they leave a lot to be desired. This pitcher from Soma looks like a work of art, and the filter is made from all natural materials.

Ultimate Cookware Set

Round cookware is for squares. Anyone in the know goes for octagonal cookware, which makes pouring easier, while giving your kitchen a whole new level of steam-punk weirdness.

Classic 7-Piece Knife Block Set

Serious cooks know that a knives are like golf clubs: you need different ones to accomplish different tasks. Get a start to your collection (or just a new addition) with this set, that comes with 5 blades, shears, and a wooden block big enough for all your blades.

Nonslip Slate Cutting Boards

These are elite level cutting boards: slick, non-porous and “knife friendly,” which frankly sounds kind of badass. That they easy to clean and won’t encourage bacteria is an added bonus.

Nest 100 9-Piece Prep Set

Cheap, non-nesting prep sets are the number 1 cause of divorce in America. Not really, but cooking is enough of an ordeal as is, you don’t need to be doing it with plastic, mis-matched bowls. This set has everything you’ll need, all in high quality stainless steel.

Dinnerware New Wave Caffe Collection

The old “New Wave” was about skinny ties, cocaine, and power pop. This new wave is all about stylish mugs, spoons, and saucers. Feel like the most sophisticated couple on earth as you drik your regular morning coffee.

Steak Knife Set Set of 6

In Glengarry Glen Ross, Alec Baldwin says that “2nd prize is a set of steak knives.” Clearly he had never seen this French-made set, which is first prize quality through and through.

Bamboo Adjustable Kitchen Stand for iPad

Whether you’re cooking along with the video tutorial or just watching the latest episode of technology and the kitchen don’t have to be separate with this bamboo stand.

6-Piece Brass and Walnut Utensil Set with Stand

Time to stop rooting through cabinets and drawers every time you forget where you put the spatula. This walnut-handled stainless steel set has all the utensils you need, organized on a compact stand.

Hot and Cold Soapstone Serving Platte

The world is in crisis: fire and brimstone, rivers and seas boiling, cats and dogs living together, hot and cold dishes side by side…wait, that last one is actually awesome.

Jove 16 Piece Dinnerware Set

Of course, you’ll need something off of which to eat all the food you’ll be doing with the other items on this list. That’s where this stylish ceramic set of plates, bowls, and mugs comes in.

Marble Serveware Collection

Sure, some people serve their cheese on mid-century wood platters. Other people use glass, or stainless steel. Because you are as baller as a Roman Emperor, you will be serving cheese on marble.

Beer Divided 5 Piece Serving Tray Set

It will be so satisfying to watch your wife present sophisticated canapés to her dinner guests in serving trays which spell out Homer Simpson’s favorite beverage. Hmmm….beer.

AromaFork Flavor Enhancing Kit

Frankly, it was only a matter of time before someone figured out how to combine eating food with aromatherapy. And thank God they did, because the AromaFork is simply sublime.