KD Finds: Food and Art

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KD Finds: Food and Art

Food and art are closely intertwined, from the preparation of beautiful, natural ingredients to artful presentation. Here, we've rounded up our five favorite kitchen picks that are worthy of display in a museum.

1. Candy Jewel Necklaces

Worthy of storing in your jewelry box, these edible necklaces come in tasty flavors like melon and cherry. They're almost too pretty to eat!

$42 each; shop.twoheartsbakery.com

2. Casablanca Hostess Tray

This elegant wooden tray does double duty; carry meals on its sturdy surface, and pop out the decorative coasters for elegant entertaining.

$95; smithsonianstore.com

3. Mondrian Cake and Modern Art Desserts by Caitlin Freeman

Blue Bottle's head pastry chef Caitlin Freeman's book Modern Art Desserts contains 27 recipes for museum-worthy desserts inspired by influential artists like Andy Warhol and Henri Matisse. Her famous Mondrian Cake, made with rich 70% Valrhona Guanaja chocolate, is deliciously decadent.

$75 for cake and $25 for book; bluebottlecoffee.com

4. Aquarelle cutlery

Bring out your inner artist with Sabre's new cutlery collection. The wood and acrylic handles look like paintbrushes, perfect for feasting on culinary masterpieces!

$15-$22 each; sabre.fr

5. Amoretti Brothers Cocottes

These hand-engraved copper cocottes are crafted by Mexican artisans with fire forge and hammer techniques. Not only are they beautiful to look at, they're practical, too, thanks to their tin lining.

$207 each; houzz.com

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From the beauty of a farm-fresh ingredient to the artful presentation of a dish, food and art are inseparable. At times, we're faced with a dish so artfully plated or creatively conceived that we'd almost rather show it off than stuff our face. Almost.

Inspired by our love for food and art, we've rounded up our five favorite kitchen picks. Grace your neck with edible jewels that don't look anything like those candy necklaces of your childhood. Slice into a show-stopping sweet inspired by a Mondrian masterpiece. From creative cutlery to hand-crafted copperware, you'll proudly showcase these picks in your kitchen.

Check out the slideshow above to discover five kitchen picks worthy of display in a museum.

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