Explore our selection of high-quality stainless & iron cookware, fine knives, kitchen gadgets, baking necessities, small electrics, cocktail & entertainment provisions, coffee & tea implements, cutting boards, tableware, linens, storage containers, cookbooks, and more.

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We offer a selection of fine food including fresh cheese, cured meat, imported pasta, oils and vinegar from around the world, spices, jams, jellies, sauces, smoked fish, coffee beans, chocolate, and teas.

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From gift registry to knife sharpening, our friendly and knowledgeable team is dedicated to meeting your specific needs and helping you care for your investments.

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Established in 1973, Goods for Cooks serves up quality kitchenware, gifts, and fine food. As a destination for food culture and a southern Indiana landmark, Goods, as it is commonly referred to, is a celebration of all things food.

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At Goods, we are well known for a robust & quality selection of kitchenware – but we also have the good eats. From locally roasted coffee beans to imported oils & vinegar, our selection is sure to please the most discerning palettes. Food lovers will find all the makings of a beautiful charcuterie tray in our cooler, and for the dry pantry; sweet & savory snacks, sauces & spices for every meal, handmade imported pasta, artisanal teas, and so much more.

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