We "Whisk" You A Merry Christmas: Top Kitchen Tools for the Holidays
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas—which means it's time to break out the kitchen tools! Gear up for holiday baking and with a new stand mixer, cookie cutters, baking sheets, and more. With these kitchen tools on hand, the holiday season is bound to be merry, bright, and oh-so-tasty.
by Marissa DePino
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Punny Cinnamon Roll Baker Set
Nothing says "Christmas morning" quite like the warm, sweet scent of cinnamon rolls. In our opinion, this classic frosted treat deserves a holiday baking dish just as sweet! Cue this adorable dish complete with a metal serving tool. This holiday, make sure you have this dish on hand for that perfect batch of ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls.
Baking sheets are a holiday staple when it comes to making the best holiday goodies. For the upcoming holiday season, invest in a set of high-quality baking sheets that's sure to hold up cookie after cookie, macaroon after macaroon. Although Christmas cookies are the clear favorite in most homes, these baking sheets are great for making other holiday desserts like puffy meringues, chocolate-dipped anything, and so much more.
Run, run, run as fast as you can—and snag a gingerbread cookie before they're gone! When you're creating classic cut-out cookies this Christmas, be sure to pick up a new set of cookie cutters, like this one from Amazon. Mix, roll, cut out, bake, and decorate these holiday favorites and place on a platter for Kris Kringle himself. We're certain Santa will appreciate this one!
Whether you've got holiday ham or mouthwatering turkey on the menu for Christmas dinner, don't forget to pick up a sturdy roasting pan. The stainless-steel roaster comes complete with a wire rack to ensure your main course comes out of the oven perfectly cooked. Keep this pan on hand all year round and try roasting other meats (like duck) and veggies during the holiday off-season.
We're pretty sure this little gadget needs no introduction. For the sometimes chaotic holiday season, we recommend investing in a hardworking stand mixer, like this one by KitchenAid. If you're planning on any holiday baking, this do-it-all gadget is a definite must. We also love using this type of mixer for mixing and mashing potatoes for a tasty side dish at your holiday meal.
Searching for a knife set you'd be proud to display? This golden 13-piece knife block set from Wayfair has us doing a double take. This complete set features a chef knife, santoku knife, slicing knife, utility knife, paring knife, six curved paring knives, and a steak knife. Your kitchen will be holiday-ready with this set on hand.
Once your perfectly spiced gingerbread or soft and gooey chocolate chip cookies come out of the oven, it's important they cool completely before decorating. Before your family starts icing those tasty treats, place your cookies on a cooling rack to ensure they hold together when decorating. We're big fans of these stacking cooling racks that you can snag at Walmart. So go ahead, make 3 dozen sugar cookies—there's room for every single one on these cooling racks.