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If you are not among the many who have vowed to renounce carbs, you’re in good company. And you’re in need of these ingenious products for bread lovers.

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Truer words had never been spoken when Oprah Winfrey announced to the world that she, indeed, loves bread. We feel you, girl. In fact, we now relate to you more than ever.

Bread is, quite simply, the bomb and we’re not entirely sure why so many Americans have ditched it in their never-ending quest to be skinny. When you dip a fresh loaf in some olive oil or lather it in butter, isn’t the thought of being thin just so overrated? If your answer is no, remind us to never invite you to one of our dinner parties. You’re going to hate it.

To celebrate oat, rye, sourdough, and nearly all of life’s drool-worthy varieties, we’ve gathered eight kitchen essentials for any bread lover to have on hand. Don’t even act like you won’t be using all of these, perhaps simultaneously, because that would be a straight up lie.

Metal Bread Bin, $39.95 on Amazon

metal bread bin

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You obviously need a place to store that loaf you just slaved over (or effortlessly tossed into a bread machine), so make sure your storage options are adorable with this metal bread bin. And if you don’t have bread to store a) why? and b) use it for other kitchen items while expressing your love for grains.Buy Now

Smeg Toaster, $159.95 on Amazon

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If you’re anything like us, you use a toaster more often than not. Ensure that it has major counter appeal by buying a futuristic Smeg. We guarantee that early mornings will be slightly more bearable, it not trendy.Buy Now

Komachi Bread Knife, $8.50 on Amazon

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Everyone needs a good bread knife and a Komachi certainly does the trick. Avoid slicing while hungry or you’ll end up with red stuff all over your bread that isn’t strawberry jam.Buy Now

Ceramic Cow Butter Dish, $15.99 on Amazon

cow butter dish

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You can’t have bread without butter, and you can’t have butter without a cow, which means this dish comes completely full circle in a way you never really anticipated or asked for, but we’re telling you anyway. Can’t we all just spread in peace?Buy Now

Stainless Steel Butter Knife, $11.49 on Amazon

butter knife and spreader

Amazon

Obviously you’ll need a knife to spread that butter on your bread; the channels in this one make thin butter ribbons that melt evenly over your toast, and also makes fancy butter curls if you’re trying to impress someone (or trick yourself into thinking you’re at a hotel enjoying room service).Buy Now

CucinaPro Tortilla and Flatbread Maker, $69.95 on Amazon

fatbread and tortilla maker

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Bread comes in all shapes and sizes, so it’s important to have an appliance that caters to your mood. Needless to say, this may be your new favorite thing to use, especially during taco night (but it does pita too).Buy Now

Baguette Pan, $13.99 on Amazon

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“Marie, the baguettes, hurry up!” may now apply to you in your poor, provincial town, especially if you own one of these unique contraptions. Better get baking soon or you’ll continue to annoy the hungry villagers.Buy Now

Michael Aram Golden Wheat Bread Plate, $99.94 on Amazon

golden bread plate

Amazon

Oh, la, la! This gold plate is fit for a carb king or queen. We don’t feel worthy enough to be in its presence, though we’ll pretend like we do anyway.Buy Now

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Joey is a NYC-based writer/editor, TV/radio personality, editor-at-large for Chowhound, author of "Basic Bitchen," and host of "Dish This." His work has been featured in outlets like Food & Wine, People, InStyle, Travel+Leisure, and BuzzFeed. Prior to a career in editorial, he served as the lead publicist for hit TLC shows like "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," "My Strange Addiction," and "My Crazy Obsession." In his spare time, he enjoys volleyball, visiting the beaches of Naples, Fla. (his hometown), worshipping Beyoncé, eating sour candy, writing depressing poetry, interior design, and perfecting his stand-up comedy routine. He's also been struck by lightning—quite the shocking experience.
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