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No Ordinary Kitchen Shop: Stock Culinary Goods in Providence, RI

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 10, 2013 01:09 AM
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by Meredith Swinehart last modified May 09, 2013

In a world where shop proprietors know that customers can always just buy goods online, Jan Faust Dane has created a store so compelling it has to be seen in person. Located on the east end of Hope Street in Providence, Rhode Island, Stock Culinary Goods , offers a a collection of cooking tools and gifts not found at big retailers—a draw for her culinary-obsessed customers. Equally appealing are her classes with local experts on topics like "Olive Oil 101" and oyster shucking, with cooking socials and food-themed movie nights planned for the future. The onetime food forager for Ocean House  in Westerly (where she led cooking classes), Dane is also the author of Eat.Shop.New England . For more, visit  Stock Culinary Goods . Above: Stainless steel knives hand-forged in Massachusetts and fitted with colorful handles made from recycled bowling balls. Above: Solid walnut rolling pins, hand-turned in Vermont. Above: Copper pans made locally near Providence. Above: Pieboxes are Chicago-made pine boxes for transporting baked goods. Behind them, a tea towel from Studiopatro .  Above: Faust Dane rewarded the first customer to bring in a photogenic pie with a piebox. The winner was the maker of this lemon curd and buttermilk pie with a Meyer lemon glaze. Above: Tea time at Stock Culinary Goods: Bellocq Tea and Watch Hill Farms honey from Rhode Island, served on a wood tray made in Seattle.  Above: A modern terra cotta steamer with basket wrapped in bamboo. Above: An oyster platter from the "oyster lovers" section of the store. Faust Dane points out, "This is Rhode Island, you better know how to shuck." Above: Colorful vintage cookbooks.  Above: The store also stocks the basics, too: Silpats, brioche molds, muffin pans, and more for French baking. Dreaming of a kitchen to house your culinary gadgets? See 2,193 images of Kitchens in our gallery of rooms and spaces. 






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