Handmade kitchen gadgets, delectable treats, and more for the gourmand or avid home cook.
We fell for this tray
It was meant to be merely a prop, but we fell for this leather-handled tray sold by Heath. Walnut tray, $275; 14 by 21 1⁄2 in.; heathceramics.com.
More gifts for the home and garden enthusiast
A new heirloom
A hand-thrown bowl from Heath Ceramics of Sausalito, California, doesn't just elevate salad--it's a new heirloom. Classic Holiday Salad Set bowl and tongs, $160; heathceramics.com.
Zingy Mexican moles are an exception
Our food editors rarely go for jarred sauces, but these zingy Mexican moles are an exception. $36 for 3 (15 oz.) jars; bunchesandbunches.bigcartel.com.
Packs a smooth wallop
Wylie Howell corn whiskey, distilled in Northern California, packs a smooth wallop. The stellar hooch is named after the maker's bootlegger grandpa, who graces the jug. $119; wyliehowell.com.
Will keep for weeks
Insert this wine preserver's needle through the cork, shoot argon into the bottle, and pour a glass. The