Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, has been using one favorite kitchen item for 52 years.
Ina Garten has the ideal kitchen workspace setup, which is clutter-free and easily available. She’s learned over the years that keeping it easy is easier, both in terms of cooking and the equipment she employs. The Barefoot Contessa star also has a 52-year-old spatula that she still uses, showing that classics never go out of style.
Ina Garten employs a 52-year-old spatula on a daily basis.
Garten revealed that her kitchen tools are anything but sophisticated in an April interview with Oprah Daily.
She explained, “In general, I don’t own a lot of specialized equipment.” “I don’t have 20 different pasta makers and all those other strange tools that you purchase at 3 a.m. and then wonder why you bought them.”
Her kitchen utensils are quite simple, and one of her favorites turns out to be very vintage.
Garten explained, “Instead, I have just what I need and I take excellent care of it.” “In reality, my favorite spatula was given to me as a wedding present, which means it’s 52 years old.”
“It came from Caldor, so I tried to find other versions of it over time, but none were the right shape or size,” she explained.
Garten keeps her kitchen utensils within easy reach, neatly arranged in crocks on her counter so she can catch what she wants when cooking.
Ina Garten’s kitchen is set up in a way that is ideal for her.
The Barefoot Contessa star has devised the ideal kitchen layout, which allows her to have her own workspace while still being able to entertain guests.
Garten explained during a tour of the 2009 Kitchen of the Year, “My theory is that the kitchen really… This is a condensed version of the plot. I hope you found it entertaining.