That dream kitchen you pin over and over again? It probably looks something like Ina Garten‘s (a.k.a. the Barefoot Contessa): clean and white with hints of French country style. We’d cook just to hang out there. But since a full remodel probably isn’t in the cards, here are five pieces that easily channel Ina’s laid-back Hamptons look.
- Stainless Steel Cookware
If you’re going to follow Ina’s recipes to a T (she is, after all, the author of nine cookbooks), you might as well follow her cookware lead. Even if all you can do is boil spaghetti, a gleaming set of pots and pans makes you look like a pro.
- White Dinnerware
That clean, white look we’ve been going on and on about? This is a key piece of it. Stock up on sparkling white plates and serveware, and you’ll never be in danger of setting out a mismatched set.
- French-Style Baskets
Woven baskets made from natural materials bring that rustic country touch. Use them to store anything from dish towels to cutting boards and cooling racks.
- Cake Stands
Scoop up as many as you have room for. Ina displays her collection on a top shelf as if they were sculptures. No shelves? Putting them in a glass-front cabinet works equally well.
- Quality Wood Cutting Boards
Displayed on the countertop, the rich wood tone adds a natural contrast to gleaming stainless steel and white everything. Plus, they’re easier on your knives.
Get that kitchen makeover started. Our The Hamptons Kitchen: Inspired by Ina Garten Boutique opens Monday, September 14, at 11AM ET.
By Chrissy Makkas Waters, Associate Content Editor
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