This vintage flour sifter was made by the cooking utensil brand Androck. Androck products were made by the Washburn Company, which was founded in the 19th century in Massachusetts. Androck was a brand for all sorts of colorful and cool kitchen items. Well-made and amusingly designed, their products are stillMORE HERE

BROOKLYN – The two restaurateur/writers of Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion have a favorite missing piece of kitchen equipment that they want to bring back. Profiled in New York magazine, Frank Falcinelli and Frank Castronovo want to bring back the BeeBo cavatelli maker. Castronovo: It went out of business. I wantMORE HERE

We were curious about Old Dutch Cleanser; it was one of the most recognizable trademarks of the early 20th century consumer product era. Old Dutch, along with Comet and Bon Ami, was one of the big brands of pumice-based kitchen cleaners; its railcars were even featured on Tyco and LionelMORE HERE