Made In The USA: Our Favorite American-Made Holiday Gifts
OUR FAVORITE AMERICAN-MADE HOLIDAY GIFTS
One of the many things that makes Whisk stand out from the big chain stores is that we spend a lot of time searching for products made right here in the USA. We cook with tools and gadgets we sell in the store, so if we don’t trust it in our own home, we certainly won’t offer it to you! Take a look at our blog post and see our proud picks to add to your holiday list this year and visit us to see them in person.
LODGE CAST IRON SKILLET, 12”
Broad enough to cook two large steaks, it browns foods deeply and it’s thorough seasoning ensures that acidic pan sauces pick up no off-flavors. Though its handle is short, the pan has a helper handle that makes lifting easy. An excellent choice at an excellent price, this is one product you won’t have to replace.
MRS. ANDERSON’S BAKER’S ROLLING PIN
This pin capably handles dough for pie, cookies, pizza, and yeasted rolls, with gentle weight and a slightly textured surface that holds a dusting of flour for less sticking. Its long, straight shape makes achieving even dough thickness and rolling out larger disks easy.
JK ADAMS EQUINOX WOOD CUTTING BOARD
Made from maple wood with beautiful walnut accents and a golden teak oil finish, these cutting boards have undercut handles on each end for easy lifting. Silicone feet elevate the board slightly to protect tables and countertops.
ALL-CLAD 12-INCH STAINLESS STEEL FRY PAN WITH LID
With ample cooking surface for sautéing eight chicken pieces without crowding, a steady, even heat for excellent browning; low, flaring sides for good evaporation; and good balance, this pan offers everything we want in a 12-inch skillet.
NORDIC WARE 12-CUP ANNIVERSARY BUNDT PAN
The original Bundt pan—cast aluminum provides superior baking performance; premium nonstick surfaces allow quick release and easy cleanup. Heat-reflective exteriors ensure uniform browning. 12 -cup capacity.
AEROPRESS COFFEE MAKER
Perfect for travelers who crave great coffee on the go, the Aeropress brews an exceptionally smooth, rich cup without bitterness or acidity. Brew coffee or espresso right over your mug, as gentle air pressure extracts full, pure flavor from the grounds. There's less grit than a French press, and cleanup is easier too.
BELLA TAVOLA CULINARY TORCH AND BUTANE FUEL COMBO PACK
Bella Tavola’s Culinary Torch & Butane Fuel Combo Pack is ideal for everything from crème brulee, browning meringues, finishing dishes, roasting peppers and caramelizing sugar. And it’s easy for anyone to use - featuring an adjustable flame control lever, a child resistant safety lever, automatic ignition, an ergonomic grip, a non-tip wide base, and continuous use locking.
BEST PRODUCTS STANDARD FRENCH WHISK
These tapered French whisks are perfect for blending and emulsifying sauces, and provides right fit with each mixing bowl or saucepan and the perfect weight and size for each mixture.
CHEMEX POUR-OVER GLASS COFFEE MAKER WITH WOOD COLLAR
The Chemex coffeemaker is an elegant, one-piece vessel made of high quality, heat-resistant glass. This simple, reliable method of making coffee yields a full-flavored, clean-tasting brew using Chemex unbleached filter squares (sold separately).
EPICURIAN CUTTING BOARD WITH WELL
Epicurian’s dishwasher-safe boards are made made of Richlite, a durable wood-fiber composite that won't dull your knives, harbor bacteria or absorb unwanted flavors and odors. Each versatile board has a flat side for chopping and a perimeter well on the reverse to catch juices or crumbs.
FINEX 12” CAST IRON FRYING SKILLET
It’s the most versatile pan you’ll ever own! The FINEX cast iron skillet is polished smooth for perfect eggs every time. It’s a searing machine for hearty steaks, chops and salmon. It’s brilliant for baking perfect cornbread, pies, cakes and muffins. Introduce a lid and it’s great for steaming, braising and simmering. From stovetop, to oven, to grill—even over the coals—the FINEX cast iron skillet is a trusted essential you’ll pass down for generations.
GOVINO “GOANYWHERE” SHATTERPROOF WINE GLASSES
Whether you're hosting a party with friends or enjoying drinks around the pool, GOVINO’s 16oz Wine Glass is a must-have for any get-together. Ideal for all wine, as well as any other beverage, GOVINO is perfect for everyday use around the house, in the backyard, on the patio, or anywhere life takes you. Best of all, GOVINO is top rack dishwasher safe. Why risk broken glass when you can go anywhere with GOVINO?
GRANDPA WITMER’S OLD-FASHIONED PEANUT BUTTER MIXER
This simple, well-designed device solves the problem of mixing natural peanut butter, making a messy job easy and neat. It’s basically a jar lid with a hole in the center. A detachable hand crank slips through the hole and into your jar of peanut butter to mix the oil and solids with a few turns of the crank. This effective appliance has a few more nice touches: The rubber gasket inside the lid automatically wipes the crank clean as you slide it back out, and the whole thing stores in a small cloth drawstring bag.
ZEROLL ICE CREAM SCOOP
The scoop of choice in American ice cream parlors since 1935, this handy tool carves out plump round scoops. Its unique handle draws on the natural warmth of your hand to ease molding the frozen treats.
NORDIC WARE HOLIDAY WREATH NONSTICK BUNDT PAN
This pan, from the manufacturer of the original Bundt pan in 1950 shapes your holiday cake into a beautiful pine cone and ribbon bow design. Your treats bake evenly in cast aluminum and release easily from the nonstick interior.
VITAMIX A3500 BLENDER
The powerhouse of the Vitamix blender family, the A3500 blender is intelligently designed inside and out. The machine offers five smart program settings that automatically detect the size of the container in use, so foods are perfectly blended according to volume and consistency. A built-in programmable timer can be set to stop the blender when processing is complete, so you don't have to monitor its progress.
MICROPLANE CLASSIC ZESTER GRATER
With razor-sharp edges and a comfortable grip, this grater creates flakes of hard cheese, chocolate and zest. Top salads and pastas with Parmesan Reggiano or add natural flavors to lemon crème brûlée or vinaigrette. The stainless steel plane grates fine, lacy wisps from even the hardest cheeses; and the soft-touch handle eases fatigue.
FASTA PASTA MICROWAVE COOKER
It’s not much to look at, but this microwave pasta cooker makes light work of preparing pasta. There is no difference in taste or texture between strands cooked in the microwave and those boiled on the stovetop. Wide handles clip the lid firmly in place for safe, secure straining.
CHEF'SCHOICE 315 XV PROFESSIONAL DIAMOND HONE KNIFE SHARPENER
The Diamond Hone 315XV Electric Knife Sharpener from Chef's Choice is designed for sharpening any double-bevel knife as well as and traditional single-bevel Asian-style knives. It also easily converts a 20-degree edge to a high-performance, ultra-sharp 15-degree edge.
With diamond abrasives and a spring-loaded chamber that precisely and gently guides the blade, this sharpener consistently produces edges that are extremely sharp.
We’ve got all of these gadgets and more all at our convenient location in Cary at the Waverly Place shopping center. Visit us today and our experts will help you find exactly what you’re looki