Tanji is always asked for her recommendations, whether for cooking tips and recipes or the tools and travel must-haves she relies on daily. And we’re answering the call!
This week: everything you need to get the most out of tomato season.
This sleek serrated knife is a must for any party prep. The pronged tip is perfect for spearing cheese, the open blade prevents food from sticking to the knife, and the serrated edge is ideal for slicing through soft tomatoes and crusty bread. ($130)
Serve your vibrant tomato toasts on these equally vibrant tomato plates! The raised rims piped in green prevent spills, allowing for both loading up and transporting with ease. And the best part? They’re dishwasher-safe, so cleanup is quick and easy. ($50 each)
A high-quality salt receptacle can elevate even the simplest of meals, and this one adds a whole new level of elegance. The lidded salt cellar made of timeless white marble stores kosher salt and sea salt for easy access while cooking and serving—especially for sprinkling over sliced peak-season tomatoes! ($14)
Your star tomatoes deserve the star treatment with high-quality ingredients that maximize their versatility and vibrancy. This three-piece set from Brightland will do just that, including a bottle of bold and robust cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil, a fruit-infused Champagne vinegar, and, as a bonus, a jar of orange blossom honey. ($88 for 3-piece set)
This tomato vine candle from Kobo Candles is the perfect kitchen scent. The sweet notes of ripe tomato, leafy greens, and herbs will cleanse your space of any leftover cooking smells. ($28)