Kick off the New Year by sprucing up your kitchen with new gadgets and fresh colors.

Experiment with cooking in sous-vide style, a revived technique of the past in which foods are stored in plastic bags or jars to maintain juices and appearance. Or whip up your favorite soups with a new immersion blender. Replace tired accessories with exciting patterns and colors. Gone are the days of black and stainless steel for small appliances—these eye-pleasing items will kick up your kitchen game.

1. Joule Rose Gold Sous Vide, $249 at Sur La Table

2. Smeg Retro Electric Kettle, $139.95 at Crate & Barrel

3. Bay Stripe Apron, $29.95 at Williams Sonoma

4. Navy and White Striped Mixing Bowls, $5.95 to $14.97 at Crate & Barrel

5. Cuisinart SmartStick Immersion Blender, $34.95 at Sur La Table

6. Le Creuset Cast-Iron Rectangular Skinny Grill, $185 at Williams Sonoma

7. Bay Stripe Oven Mitt & Potholder, $24.95 at Williams Sonoma

8. All-Clad Gourmet Slow Cooker, $400 at Williams Sonoma