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Collection: Kitchen

Kitchen Tools You Need: Stocking the Kitchen

Similar to a professional tool kit, the kitchen tools in your drawers should be both practical and innovative—giving you the freedom to whip up any recipe that comes your way. We offer a diverse selection of kitchen gadgets for handling ingredients of all kinds, making us one of the most comprehensive and best kitchen stores around. In need of a swivel peeler? Find one with a handle that's comfortable and ergonomic. Looking for a garlic press instead? Consider how well it minces and cleans. (A single effortless squeeze should do the trick.) Cutting boards are key inclusions to any chef's arsenal of cooking supplies, so make sure you think about the material and construction. Wood boards, such as maple, walnut and bamboo, readily withstand consistent chopping and are a beautiful addition to the dinner table. Consider style and durability when choosing all your kitchen accessories, including salad spinners, measuring spoons, silicone spatulas and so forth. Suddenly, your choices become not only easier but ones you can trust.

Staying true to the methodology above, and following one simple rule—the best kitchen accessories are the ones that make cooking easier and more enjoyable—we've compiled a list of our favorite go-to kitchen gadgets. Each one stands up to daily use and seamlessly blends in with your lifestyle. Once you've added these food tools to your arsenal, discover more quality kitchen devices that help build up your ever-growing collection.

Baking Utensils

Measuring cups and spoons, spatulas, cupcake papers, rolling pins, pie baking supplies and cookie cutters are just a few of the great items you will discover among our baking tools. Whether you're looking for something fun and seasonal or more classic items, you'll find them at Crate & Barrel. Among our baking supplies you will find a variety of materials that are easy to care for, including stainless steel, wood, ceramic, silicone and plastic.

Cooking Utensils

We offer a variety of cooking utensils from some of the most recognized brands around, including OXO, Calphalon and Rosle. We have nylon, bamboo and wood options that won't scratch non-stick surfaces. We also carry stainless steel spoons, turners, whisks and other kitchen products for those who prefer metal.

Prep Utensils and Gadgets

When it comes to performing a repeated task, specialized kitchen gadgets and accessories cut down on prep time. Julienne peelers, spiralizers, mortar and pestles and herb strippers are just a few of the convenient kitchen items that help prepare veggies and leafy greens. We also have kitchen tools for cooking eggs, grating spices and cheeses, and prepping fruits like berries and melons. Choose tools from trusted brands including OXO, Chef'n, Zwilling and more; our brand partnerships are part of what makes Crate & Barrel the best place to buy kitchen supplies online.

Mixing Bowls and Mixers

From mixing bowl sets to individual options, we carry a wide range of mixing bowls and mixers. Available in a range of sizes, we have a mixing bowl to meet your needs. Choose from bowls in glass, stainless steel, ceramic or melamine.

Cutting Boards

We have cutting boards and carving boards in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. You will find end grain, teak and bamboo in our selection. These materials are kinder to knives and will help blades keep their sharp edge. Some of our carving boards are reversible with a side for poultry and a side for meat.

Thermometers and Timers

Thermometers and timers are essential kitchen tools that help keep track of cooking times and internal temperatures. Our selection includes leave-in, oven, candy/deep fry, digital and instant read thermometers. For timers, we have digital styles as well as classic analog twist timers.

Wine and Bar Tools

Looking to enjoy your wine to the fullest? Our wine and bar tools combine functionality with beauty. For wine tools, we have corkscrews, pourers, aerators and fun bottle stoppers to name a few. To make a marvelous mixed drink, we have ice cube trays, ice buckets, whisks, shakers, stirrers, muddlers and other bar essentials that elevate your mixologist skills.

Food Storage

From storing leftovers in the fridge to pastas, grains and cereals in the pantry, you'll find plenty of food storage options at Crate & Barrel. Select from glass, ceramic and BPA-free plastics to keep foods fresh. With familiar names like Anchor Hocking, OXO, Progressive and Joseph Joseph next to our exclusive food containers, there's something that fits any need. We also sell glass jars for canning and preserving.

Salt and Pepper

Stove side or tableside salt shakers and pepper mills easily season food. We carry a wide variety or decorative and functional salt and pepper tools. From the traditional shaker style to grinders and mills to salt cellars and spice jars, we have it covered.


Our cookbook selection focuses on the trends we see in the culinary arts. Every season we highlight what's popular in the cooking world. Our cookbooks make great additions to many of our kitchen products, such as SMEG cookware, for a complete and thoughtful gift presentation.

Colanders and Spinners

Wash, rinse and dry lettuces, kale, berries and more with any of our colanders, strainers and salad spinners. With individual pieces and sets to select from, there is a well-designed option for every budget.


Crate & Barrel also has a wide variety of utility items. We have a large collection of trash cans by Simplehuman and other familiar brands. We also have utensil holders, fruit baskets, drawer and fridge organizers, dish racks, and step stools that make working in the kitchen a little easier.

Browse our entire collection of kitchen tools and accessories, including utensils, mixing bowls, cutting boards, thermometers, timers, food storage, salt and pepper shakers, cookbooks, colanders, trash cans and more. Creating your wedding registry? Kitchen gadgets are among the most forgotten wedding registry items, so take a second look at your list to make sure you've got everything you need to prepare meals from breakfast through dessert.


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