If you can boil water you can make espresso with the molto stylish, manually operated Presso Espresso Machine. No electricity required,so it’s perfect for brewing a cup on cool summer evenings outdoors. $150 for single cup; presso.us/presso-in-action; matteriashop.com.
Squeeze every tart drop while holding back seeds with the ingenious stainless-steel Lemon Press Squeezer that doubles as a drip-free serving vessel. $35, Uncommon Goods; uncommongoods.com.
Each blade from Middleton Made Knives is handcrafted of high-carbon steel to the exact specifications of the customer. $660 for 8-inch Damascus chef’s knife with solid wood handle; middletonmadeknives.com.
Using simple hydroponics, a GrowBottle Upcycled Hydrogarden kit sprouts fresh culinary herbs indoors year-round. The vessels are recycled wine bottles that can be replanted. $35 each, Potting Shed Creations; pottingshedcreations.com.