Moms are busy. Most of our days are filled with taking care of everyone else in the family. And much of that time is spent in the kitchen making breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (do they ever stop eating?!). Having the right tools in the kitchen is important to moms. Good dishes, pans, and cookware can help to make cooking a breeze, this way mom can enjoy making meals for the family instead of it feeling like a difficult chore. Daily Mom has found some of the best cookware items that will help make cooking fun for mom again and help her save some time so she can enjoy the process and the meal without the frustration.
For the mom who loves to cook hearty meals
Moms love to make meals that fill little tummies with wholesome and hearty food. The cookware line by Emile Henry provides a plethora of different options to help mom out in the kitchen. Their dishes, pans, and bakeware are all easy to use and clean, made from natural materials, and can be introduced to extreme temperatures such as taking a meal directly from the freezer and popping it into the oven.
The Flame Round Dutch Oven is a must-have in every kitchen. Made from ceramic with Emile Henry's Flame technology, this oven can be used anywhere- stovetop, oven, and even in the microwave. It can be washed in the dishwasher, making clean up a breeze.
A dutch oven is a classic cookware item that can be used in a variety of ways. The Flame Round Dutch Oven by Emile Henry allows for gentle, even heating because of the ceramic. Made with only natural clay and mineral oxide also contains no metals, lead, cadmium, or nickel, ensuring you that your family is safe from harmful chemicals. And don't worry about any bangs or bruises- the ceramic used in the Flame Round Dutch Oven is tough against kitchen accidents.
But Emile Henry doesn't stop at dutch ovens. Another family favorite is their pizza stone. The pizza stone comes in a variety of sizes- individual, medium, and large- so she has plenty of options for her family's needs.
Made from the ceramic with the same Flame technology as the dutch oven, Emile Henry's Pizza Stone is made to withstand high temperatures of both an oven or a grill. It is easy to clean and the even, gentle heating makes crispy pizza crusts just like out of a pizza oven.
Moms love to make traditional, hearty meals for their families. Grab her a few natural, safe, and tough cookware items that will stand the test of time from Emile Henry.
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For moms who need high quality cookware for every day meals
Copper, steel, and aluminum cookware has long been a staple in many kitchens. Traditionally, these metals holds up very well to high temperatures and are sustainable for a long period of time even with every day use. Mauviel has been creating professional cookware for hundreds of years. Their high quality kitchen tools are now available to household markets, giving everyone the opportunity to have amazing cookware to make delicious meals for friends and family.
Every mom needs sustainable frying pans. The M'Steel Frying pans by Mauviel are ones that mom will be using every day, without the wear or tear that happens with other brands. They come in a variety of sizes to suit her cooking needs. It is made from high density carbon steel which makes for an excellent conductor of heat and does not retain odors. It is safe at very high temperatures, creating a beautiful searing or longer, more even pre-heating, allowing mom to have options for what she is cooking.
The seasoning process for M'Steel pans is intensive compared to other pans, but what you get is a non stick lasting surface that heats up extremely fast and evenly. This provides for absolutely amazing for flash frying fish and veggetables unlike any other pans we have ever come across.
If mom loves to make ethnic dishes, Mauviel has several products that she will love. The M'Steel Wok Pan is perfect for cooking her favorite Asian-inspired dishes. At 11.8 inches, this pan is the perfect size for a traditional family. Its black carbon steel allows for even-cooking- even with the foods on top- and conducts heat so as not to burn your food. The steel handle makes it easy to transfer your food from the dish to the plate.
Another family favorite dish is paella. Mauviel's M'150s Paella Dish creates perfect paella each and every time. Made from stainless steel and copper, this dish allows for ultra-even cooking and can withstand heat from both a stovetop and an oven. This pan is created with bilaminated copper stainless steel (90% copper and 10% 18/10 stainless steel) making it thicker than other pans. This ensures heat is conducted evenly and slowly, perfecting your dishes.
Moms are in the kitchen every day, so why not give them dishes and pans that will withstand the test of time and give her perfect, evenly cooked meals every single day with Mauviel.
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Because every mom deserves to entertain with style
Whether you’re entertaining guests for a holiday event or just serving a casual dinner with friends, JK Adams allows you to spend more time enjoying your company and less time with your entertaining preparation. Just grab any of these beautiful pieces and you'll be ready to entertain guests in style.
The Charcoal Slate Server will elevate any spread in no time, and with little effort. The natural slate is durable and safe for food contact, making it a practical choice for moms. Backed with black felt, you can be confident in knowing your table will be protected. The natural slate serves as the perfect backdrop for cheese & crackers, or any h’ors d’oeuvres of your choice. When you’re done, cleanup is a snap— just wash with warm soapy water & dry, and it’s ready to go for next time.
The Whitewash Rustic Lazy Susan is one of the most practical kitchen essentials. Not only does it serve as the perfect centerpiece to any tablescape, but it makes sharing food among friends a breeze. With a simple spin, everyone can help themselves to food without having to worry about passing bowls or hot plates around the table. You can use it to hold toppings like butter, syrup, berries and whipped cream for your pancake breakfast, or add all the ingredients for the perfect Taco Tuesday— the possibilities are endless with the Lazy Susan.
The Walnut BBQ Carving Board is a gorgeous addition to any table or kitchen. The undercut handles allow you to carry the board with ease when transporting food from the grill to your table. The flat surface makes it perfect for carving your favorite meats, while the wide grooves along the rim will collect juices, keeping your table mess free. Customize your board with any letter or monogram, adding that special detail to any family meal or neighborhood barbecue.
JK Adams wants to make your holiday special. Their Maple Shaped Heart cutting board is perfect for romantic evenings or themed parties. It is made from maple wood with teak oil finish for a smooth surface that is easy to clean.
The Hillside Collection Maple Plank Serving Board is another cutting board that is classic and can be used during regular chopping and prepping or to display appetizers for guests. It is made with maple wood and is sturdy, strong, and beautiful- perfect for dinner parties.
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No one likes soggy salads: Rosle
For moms that love to have a staple in their kitchen
A traditional meal is often served with a fresh and delicious salad. Adding tomatoes, peppers, cheese, onions, nuts, or berries is common but one thing always happens when trying to mix everything into your fresh greens- all the items stay on the top or sink right down to the bottom.
Rosle is a cookware company that specializes in making cooking pleasurable. Their stainless steel products are made to last. Using German engineering since 1888, their cookware is meant to make preparing, cooking, baking, and serving an experience that chefs - professional or home - will enjoy each time they step into the kitchen.
Rosle's salad spinner with glass lid is a must for every kitchen. Its stainless steel bowl will stand the test of time and is strong enough for accidental bang ups in the kitchen. The glass top gives you a clear view of what is being mixed inside and ensures that it is evenly spread.
Mom can say goodbye to uneven salad mixings and dressing sitting on the top of her salad with Rosle's salad spinner.
Mom can whip up dinner on the quick!
This is the ultimate in kitchen convenience. The Power Air Fryer Oven truly does it all, and will make life oh-so-much easier for Mom. It's an air fryer, rotisserie, and dehydrator all in one (yes - all of that!). If you haven't heard of air frying, let us indulge you. It's a way to eat "fried" foods that aren't actually fried. This machine will turn potatoes into French fries, chicken into nuggets, and whatever else you want that crispy fried texture on - all without the unhealthy oil, fat, and calories.
There's a host of pre-set cooking buttons, so it takes the guesswork out of your meal. Using super cyclonic heated air for 360 circulation, your food becomes perfectly crisp in a matter of minutes. It comes with a drip tray, 3 stackable air flow racks, rotating mesh basket, fetch tool, rotisserie set, and skewer set with racks.
And with the option to use rotisserie and dehydrator mode, you can roast entire chickens and make your own beef jerky and dried fruit. The possibilities are absolutely endless, and you'll also get a recipe book to help inspire some new meal and snack ideas. You can even roast veggies, bake pies, toast, and broil.
The Power Air Fryer Oven was developed with Eric Theiss. His culinary savoir-faire started in northern New Jersey as a child when his Italian mother gave him his first cook book at age 6. As a young adult, he worked at The Culinary Renaissance under the rigorous tutelage of acclaimed chef Frank Falcinelli. He opened his own fine dining restaurant and bar called Meritage in West Chester, PA and earned rave reviews from prominent Philadelphia food critics.
Theiss moved on to the culinary broadcast world, working in product development for not only major live shopping networks, but for major celebrity lines as well as his own personal line of cool kitchen tools and cookware, Walah! Theiss remains as a key industry talent and established a successful new publishing company that publishes cook books and pamphlets.
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Quick Prep: Cuisinart Cordless Hand Blender
Easy blending, chopping, and mixing- a must-have for every kitchen
Ease is the name of the game for most moms when it comes to cooking. Although we would love to spend hours making meals, sometimes that just isn't plausible. Pulling out bulky items like large blenders or stand mixers can be time consuming and bothersome, especially when she is just trying to make something small.
With the Cuisinart®Smart Stick®, mom is able to handle almost anything the kitchen throw at her while preparing a meal. This cordless and rechargeable hand blender allows for variable speeds so she can blend, whip, and whisk easily without the mess of a traditional blender or stand mixer. It's long shaft- 9.5 inches- ensures that mom can reach the bottom of a deep pan to blend, too.
The Cuisinart®Smart Stick® also comes with a 2-cup chopper that makes for easy chopping. No more dangerous knives to get the smallest of pieces. The Cuisinart®Smart Stick® is able to cut up those hard to parse herbs. It even can chop nuts or cheese, making meal time prep a breeze.
But what about slicing? The Cuisinart®Smart Stick® has an electric knife that lets mom carve the Thanksgiving turkey or traditional chicken smoothly and easily. It is even gentle enough for tender vegetables like tomatoes.
Most of mom's daily cooking comes in the prep time. Although she may love to be in the kitchen, she doesn't want to lose time with her family chopping, mixing, or slicing. Help make her time in the kitchen go faster with the Cuisinart®Smart Stick®.
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For those who love to cook despite the size of their kitchen
Calphalon has been a household name for decades. Known for their durable designs, contemporary looks and easy to clean finish, this is a go-to brand for cooks everywhere.
Calphalon has been perfecting the art of cookware for years. Their pans, bakeware, and cutlery are designed with everyday home chefs in mind. Their newest line also has space saving in mind. Calphalon's Premiere Space Saving Stainless Steele 10-Piece Cookware Set is an absolute must-have for any kitchen that wants to save on space but not skimp on quality.
Included in the space saving set are six different sized pots and pans with the size of 8 inch and 10 inch. The four accompanying lids keep the heat in and the temperatures just right for delicious food. Not only will mom have plenty of cookware to make all of her favorite dishes, but she will be left with extra pantry space as well. This set stacks smaller and saves an average of 30% more space than other 10-piece sets. It stacks and nests in any order, making it an extremely versatile - and much loved - set. The stainless steel handles stay cool to the touch throughout cooking and the three layer construction allows for even heating throughout all of your favorite meals.
With the Space Saving Cookware set, mom will be able to focus on the meal itself and can then grab a glass of wine and enjoy! No hand scrubbing necessary with this cookware because anyone can slide them into the dishwasher. Did you hear that? We said anyone other than mom is in charge of clean-up!
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For every day cooking in the kitchen
Copper has been used in the kitchen for hundreds of years because of it's even conduction of heat and sustainability. It is a staple in most kitchens around the world- professional and home-based- because it is long lasting and provides delicious prepared meals easily.
Copper Chef has been perfecting the art of copper cookware for years. Their pans, dishes, cutlery, and bakeware all are made with copper. This makes for strong kitchen tools that will last mom for a long time, and help her create the dishes she imagines effortlessly.
Copper Chef's 3 pan set is a must-have in every kitchen. There are three pans in the set with the sizes of 8 inch, 10 inch, and 12 inch, giving mom what she needs to cook the dishes she desires without having to wait. They are PTFE and PFOA free and they have a Cerami-Tech non-stick outer coating for easy clean up. The 5 layer construction is ultra heavy duty but also allows for even heating with the stainless steel induction plate. The Copper Chef's 3 pan set can withstand heat up to 850 degrees and is safe for all types of stove-tops.
With the Copper Chef set, mom won't have to fight scrapping anything off the bottom. Everything slides off effortlessly, making for easy cooking and even easier cleaning. If mom is in need of some staple cookware, she needs to check out the Copper Chef's 3 pan set.
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Moms love to create delicious meals for their family, but they don't want to spend hours slaving away in the kitchen. The right cookware and kitchen tools can make preparing, cooking, and serving food a breeze giving mom more time with her family and for happier experiences while in the kitchen. These cookware items are some of Daily Mom's favorites and have been tested by us, moms, so we know they are good!
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