5 Kitchen Tools That Will Take You From Wannabe To Foodie

Whether you eat to live or live to eat, wouldn't it be nice to go into your kitchen and whip up something — that isn't cereal? You know it would. And now, it can actually happen! We're teaming up with Lucky Peach and Williams-Sonoma to give 10 gourmets-in-training the ultimate meal ticket. You'll score a Williams-Sonoma Open Kitchen Cookware set with all the essentials, plus five issues of Lucky Peach magazine, and Lucky Peach's new cookbook, 101 Easy Asian Recipes, for culinary education and inspiration. Enter here to win — and keep reading about the kitchen tools every aspiring home cook needs.

Eating healthy, delicious food is one of the most empowering things you can do on a daily basis. But if the only thing you can "make yourself" is reservations or a takeout order, it’s time to step away from the Seamless and assess the situation. The biggest reasons people don’t cook are because they don’t know how and/or they don’t have the tools. Good news: Learning to cook has never been easier, thanks to the internet, which enables you to watch video tutorials — or just email your grandma for her secret recipes. Even better news: We’ve got the scoop on the five kitchen tools every home gourmet needs. Click through to dig in.

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