Baking and cooking season is upon us, and if you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving, you’re probably in need of some basic finds in order to pull off your festive feast. From measuring cups to pie plates, these stores have you covered for turkey day.
This oven mitt is handsome enough for bringing your most special dishes to the table. $105 at Goldfinch, 806 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, shopgoldfinch.com
The Golden Touch
These measuring cups look good enough to double as kitchen decor. $68 at Red Barn Mercantile, 1117 King St., Alexandria, redbarnmercantile.com
No need to choose between apple and pumpkin—make both your favorite pies, whatever they may be, without creating endless leftovers. $18 at Uncommon Goods, uncommongoods.com
Slap these conversion-chart magnets onto the fridge for the next time you need a cheat sheet. $9 at Crate & Barrel, Alexandria, Arlington, and McLean, crateandbarrel.com
If you’re new to baking, this set will see you through all those holiday cookies, cakes, and pies. $28 at The Nest Egg, shopthenestegg.com