The 9 Essentials to Cook Up the Perfect Party

Kitchen and Entertaining EssentialsFrom Halloween to New Year’s Eve, through Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Holidays season is soon to strike. So if you’re hosting a dinner party or cocktail party, maybe it’s time to reboot your kitchen and entertaining essentials. From glasses and napkins to decanters and appliances, here are a few of our favorite essential kitchen tools for cooking up the perfect party. Happy hosting!

1. Smart Stick Hand Blender, by Cuisinart – $35.00 Amazon
We love this handy appliance for making sauces, soups and smoothies. Bonus: it comes in so many colors that it’s 100% sure there’s one to match your kitchen decor.

2. Long Stem Martini Glass, by Ravenscroft – $30.00 Hayneedle
If you already have the basics, make so room in your cabinets for a few sets of grown-up cocktail glasses.

3. The Ex 5-Piece Knife Set, designed By Raffaele Iannello – $80.00 Amazon
Give your guests something to talk about and ensure no one tries to criticize your cooking. this Voodoo knives blocks comes in various bright and flashy colors.

4. Flirt Leaded Crystal Decanter, by Riedel – $190.00 Amazon
Aerate your best bottles in style with this sleek, and alluring decanter.

5. Cake Server, by Magisso – $20.00 Amazon
This gadget allows you to slice down and literally pinch a perfect sized piece of cake. Simply genius.

6. Armadillo Bread Bin – $102.00 Wheredidyoubuythat
This retractable bread bin is not the most beautiful of creatures, but as a tabletop item, it is a work of art.

7. Enamel on Steel Mixing Bowl Sets, by Meyer Corp – $25.00 Amazon
After you scored this lovely set of mixing bowls, you’ll proud to use them as serving pieces!

8. Kompotti White and Black Paper Napkins, by Marimekko, set of 20 – $6.95 Crate & Barrel
Cloth napkins make a better impression in general. But if for any reason you have to use paper for cocktails, choose something gorgeous like these, which are beautifully illustrated by Finnish designer Aino-Maija Metsola.

9. Bob Kramer 8” Stainless Damascus Chef’s Knife, by Zwilling J.A. Henckels – $400.00 Sur la Table
When designed by famous blade craftsman Bob Kramer, the mot important utensil in your kitchen just happens to become a work of art.

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