In my years of working side-by-side with chefs, cooking at home, and bringing big ol' groups of people together to roll up their sleeves and make something amazing, I've unlocked some secrets. Like if you're going to invest in a nice apron, you should have a sturdy, colorful hook to hang it on. Or that Japanese storage pieces are just better than cheap plastic ones. And that sometimes you DO need a fancy spoon that holds just the right amount of sauce. This is my EB-tested and approved collection of kitchen essentials that always have a place on my #BennettStation.