What we all need are more kitchen gadgets.

Kidding.

Actually, not really. It’s looking more and more like we’re going to be spending a lot of time at home this winter, and if there’s a chance we’re going to be in lockers (as our friends across the pond charmingly call lockdown), we might as well be cooking up some amazing meals. 

So maybe you’re making your wish list, shopping for the food lover in your life or buying yourself a 2020 self-care gift. As a sucker for a good kitchen gadget or tool, I’m here to share a few gift ideas a few that can make wintering at home a little more delicious.

Sous vide

Filed under that thing everybody talks about but I didn’t see the point of … until now. I finally added a sous vide set-up — the Anova Precision Cooker Pro — to my kitchen.  After one steak dinner, I already can’t wait to see what else is possible.  

So what’s the deal with sous vide? It’s used a lot in restaurants, and in fact, my interest was sparked when I had the most meltingly tender steak at Marrow, a restaurant in Detroit, that was prepared sous vide.