10 Coastal Kitchen Essentials

Our food and style editors pick their fun and functional favorites.

The bowl’s open design allows fruit to breathe and stay fresh longer.

Photographer David Hillegas

Coral Branch Decorative Bowls

The bowl’s open design allows fruit to breathe and stay fresh longer.

$92 for two, Two’s Company; 866/421-1744 or madisonavegifts.com

These fish are tough little scrubbers, but gentle enough for veggies—and they’re 100% biodegradeable.

Photographer David Hillegas

Loofah-Art Tropical Fish Scrubbers

These fish are tough little scrubbers, but gentle enough for veggies―and they’re 100% biodegradeable.

$4 each, Eco-Bags; 800/720-2247 or ecobags.com

Especially helpful for removing shrimp shells

Photographer David Hillegas

Seafood Scissors

Especially helpful for removing shrimp shells

$10, Crate & Barrel; 800/967-6696 or crateandbarrel.com

A great read with recipes and tips by Vancouver’s star chef Frank Pabst.

Photographer David Hillegas

Blue Water Cafe Seafood

A great read with recipes and tips by Vancouver’s star chef Frank Pabst.

$32, Douglas & McIntyre, 2009; booksamillion.com

Durable, but still light enough to lift

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Cherry Red Lobster Pot

Durable, but still light enough to lift

$100, Le Creuset; 800/663-8810 or cooking.com

Ergonomic design and easy to clean.

Photographer David Hillegas

Pure Komachi 4½" Fish Knife

Ergonomic design and easy to clean.

$10, Shun; 914/328-1376 or chefcentral.com

A playful touch for your table!

Photographer David Hillegas

Whale Salt and Pepper

A playful touch for your table!

$48, Jonathan Adler; 800/963-0891 or jonathanadler.com

These containers keep contents from clumping in humid kitchens.

Photographer David Hillegas

Dry Spice Pods

These containers keep contents from clumping in humid kitchens.

$9 for a set of 10; dryspice.com

Food editor Julia Rutland’s spice blend recipe for fish and chicken: Crush 3 tablespoons pink peppercorns, and mix with ¼ cup lemon zest and 2 tablespoons each kosher salt, ground coriander, and fresh or dried thyme.

The rectangular shape makes it easy to flip fish, and the cutout is oh-so cute.

Photographer David Hillegas

Kitchen Friends Super Silicone Fish Spatula

The rectangular shape makes it easy to flip fish, and the cutout is oh-so cute.

With Offset Handle $13, Elizabeth Karmel; amazon.com

A seafood prep board that repels odors and stains.

Photographer David Hillegas

Thin Stripes Worktop Saver

A seafood prep board that repels odors and stains.

$28, Joseph Joseph; amazon.com

Published November 2009

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