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    20 Old-Fashioned Kitchen Products You Won't Regret Buying

    If 2018 has taught us anything, it's that newer doesn't always equal better.

    1. A KitchenAid stand mixer, the incredible appliance that will likely outlive you.

    2. A hand-crank egg beater, so you can work out your forearms as you scramble your eggs.

    3. A butter churn, because churning is the new pickling.

    4. A pretty butter crock, since you'll need somewhere to put all that butter you just churned out (or actually any butter you want to keep soft and spreadable).

    5. A wooden citrus reamer that proves sometimes low-tech is best.

    6. A vintage-style bread box that will look adorable while it keeps your loaves fresh.

    7. A Chemex coffeemaker, for the best dang pour-over coffee you or your grandma has ever tasted.

    8. A stainless steel analog kitchen scale so you can portion foods and ingredients without dirtying up a bunch of measuring cups. Just lift off the weighing bowl and rinse for easy clean up!

    9. A classic stovetop percolator, for another great low-tech brew.

    10. A pie box perfect for pie-hards who need a better way to transport their handiwork.

    11. Reusable bee's wax wrap, which will keep cheese, bread, and vegetables fresh—no plastic required.

    12. A mortar and pestle so you can grind up spices as your ancestors intended: with a rock.

    13. A manual pasta maker that will help you channel your inner Strega Nona.

    14. A manual coffee grinder to unleash the flavor of your beans for years to come.

    15. A stovetop popper that will convert you from microwave popcorn.

    16. A French-style rolling pin bakers swear by.

    17. A cast-iron skillet so good you'll ghost on Teflon.

    18. A pie bird, to make your sweet treats sing.

    19. A classic can opener made with a carbon steel blade, because you don't need one 'till you really need one!

    20. A Le Creuset Dutch Oven that'll withstand temperatures up to 500ºF and last for generations and generations!

    Take it away, Chef Julia!

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