Could your kitchen benefit from a spruce up? Maybe some new accessories, cookware or dishes? You may not have the budget for a full remodel, but updating accessories or even kitchen gadgets can help to make your kitchen more functional. If it’s time to trade in that rusty old can opener or replace that mismatched set of glasses, here are some great places to try in Pittsburgh for those specialty items for your kitchen.
In the Kitchen
1725 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
If you are looking for any item for your kitchen, In the Kitchen, located in the Strip District, is a great place to start. This shop carries a variety of bakeware, cookware, small kitchen electronics and glassware. You can find brand name products from companies such as Chicago Metallic, Joyce Chen and Victorinox. In the Kitchen also provides knife sharpening services for your current set plus gift registry if your special day is coming up.
1960 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
If your issue is that you don’t know how to properly use the gadgets in your kitchen, a cooking class from Crate might be in order. Located in Greeentree, this cooking school also hosts a kitchen specialty shop where you can purchase kitchen accessories and gadgets that have been tested by the school’s staff and students. Not only can you learn what kitchen gadgets you really need at Crate, but you can also perfect your culinary skills.
Pennsylvania Macaroni Company
2010 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
You may already know that Pennsylvania Macaroni Company in the Strip District is known for its high-quality meats, cheeses and specialty foods, but did you also know that the store has a wide variety of kitchen gadgets available to help you make the perfect meal? From beautiful wooden cheese boards to specialty cheese knives and graters, you can buy the cheese accessories and the tasty cheese to go with them. Want to make some cannoli? You can pick up some specialty cannoli forms at Penn Mac as well.
Signature Art Ware
3515 Washington Road, Suite 512
McMurray, PA 15317
If you are looking for a special piece of signature cookware, Signature Art Ware in McMuarry is a great place to find it. Signature Art Ware specializes in custom-engraved All Clad cookware. While you can certainly use your one-of-a-kind piece to make one-of-a-kind dishes, an engraved All Clad piece also makes great kitchen decor. You can place your order for a specialty clock created from an All Clad pan which might be just the custom touch that your kitchen needs.
40 Pottery Lane
Scenery Hill, PA 15360
If you are looking for some classic accessories for your kitchen, luckily, Westerwald Pottery is just a stone’s throw from Pittsburgh in Scenery Hill. Westerwald is the creator of iconic and recognizable Westerwald Pottery pieces. From crocks, mugs and bowls to canisters, jars and jugs, Westerwald pottery pieces add a classic country touch to any kitchen. Available in a variety of designs, many Westerwald pieces can be customized with your own special message and all of them are one of a kind and handmade.
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Jennifer Stockdale is a native of the greater Pittsburgh, PA area. She is a restaurant marketer and wine enthusiast and one of the hosts of the East Coast Wine Geeks Podcast. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.