Drop everything you’re doing because Nordstrom is having 25 percent off site-wide for a limited time, which sounds too good to be true so hop on this ASAP. Chances are there are a few things that have been on your shopping list, but due to this unprecedented time of self-isolation, that won’t be happening for a while. However, the one thing we are all doing right now is cooking up a storm, so why not treat yourself to that swoon-worthy Smeg kettle you’ve been dreaming about or that gorgeous and timeless Le Creuset dutch oven? After all, these pieces are basically collector’s items (not to mention, pieces of kitchen countertop art) and are going to last a lifetime, so you most likely aren’t going to need to replace them.
While Smeg and Le Creuset are on the pricier end, there’s no doubt you’re going to be testing new recipes daily while stuck at home, so to be honest, these high quality and eye-catching cookware pieces just might help you get through this time of uncertainty (and help you enjoy the cooking process more if you don’t already). You’re definitely going to get your money’s worth by investing in them now, and they don’t go on sale often, so they’re basically calling your name. And if you don’t consider yourself a Food Network star just yet, then now’s the time to try out a new hobby! Below, we’ve selected the Smeg and Le Creuset items that we are dropping into our carts to help us make a cozy cup of tea, perfectly crunchy toast, and a comforting stew. *Chef’s kiss.* And if you’re not on the market for some luxurious cookware, you can save on clothing, accessories, and more at Nordstrom’s sale here.
This kitchen counter staple looks just as good as it works. Pour the perfect cup of piping hot chamomile tea with this high-powered electric kettle, which heats up basically before you can even blink. Unlike standard tea kettles, you’ll want to show this one off on your kitchen counters.
So long, mess! With this cast iron skillet, you can whip up a fluffy omelet or veggie stir fry — sans stubborn, stuck-on grease and food. The two pour spouts on both sides make this one of the most functional cast iron skillets you can buy.
This powder-coated steel toaster will make a statement in any kitchen while perfectly toasting up your favorite bread. The two slots are extra wide and long so you can finally fit longer slices of bread. There are also specific bagel, reheat and defrost settings for more targeted toasting.
Soup and stew season is here to stay, so why not make it easier with this dishwasher-safe stockpot? The sand-colored interior makes it a breeze to see how your tasty soup is doing, and the high-quality exterior is chip-resistant so it will last for years of winter stews to come.
No kitchen is complete without a dutch oven. It’s kind of like a right of passage once you get your hands dirty in the kitchen, and it’s what Le Creuset is most widely recognized for so you can’t go wrong. With even heat distribution and versatility, it will become your best friend in the kitchen.
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