As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.
Today, we're taking a look back at expert advice so that we can wrap up the best tools for this year's holiday gift-giving season.
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Great tools don't necessarily make a great cook, but they certainly help. All cooks have a niche: Whether they are obsessed with canning, cocktails, or pizza, a collection of tools can give them an edge.
This holiday season, Food52 has consulted with some of our favorite people (we're looking at you Mrs. Wheelbarrow) and compiled a list of the truly essential tools that will make great gifts for the aspiring chefs in your life.