Eight Things Lottie + Doof Writer Tim Mazurek Has at Home

Check out his kitchen essentials and more.

Photos: Anna Knott

Sweet and savory scents waft through Tim Mazurek’s cozy Oak Park condo. The 37-year-old is creating new dishes to share on his award-winning, rabidly followed food blog, Lottie + Doof. Known for his carefree approach to both cuisine and personal style, Mazurek likes “finding ways to include humor and lightness in our place,” he says (his partner is Bryan Morrison). Here are eight of his favorite items.

Luke Bartels Cutting Boards

Luke Bartels Cutting Boards

$90 to $150, shop-generalstore.com
“It’s unexpected to throw triangles in the mix, and they work great as cheese boards.”
Dokter and Misses Lamp

Dokter and Misses Lamp

About $180, dokterandmisses.com
435 N. Clark St.
“Contemporary, but with real character.”
MAKR Backpack

MAKR Backpack

$245, makr.com
“It’s a classic shape, made with beautiful materials and free of branding.”


Prices vary, Sprout Home, 745 N. Damen Ave.
“Sprout always has plants with personality.”
Mauviel Pan

Mauviel Pan

$280, Williams-Sonoma, 1550 N. Fremont St.
“Preserving fruit is my favorite thing, and these pans last a lifetime.”
Suitor Thank-You Note

Suitor Thank-You Notes

$14.50 for six, Greer, 1657 N. Wells St.
“These beautiful cards are the perfect way to send gratitude.”
Smoked Salt

Smoked Salt

$17.95, The Spice House, 1512 N. Wells St.
“This is a great finishing salt—I sprinkle it on vanilla ice cream for its subtle smokiness.”
The Breakfast Book by Marion Cunningham

The Breakfast Book

$24, amazon.com
“Marion Cunningham is encouraging with her readers. She writes recipes that make you want to cook.”



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