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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Food Stories: Great Grandma Craig’s Dinner Rolls

Food Stories: Great Grandma Craig’s Dinner Rolls

    When we took over ownership of the shop, we were welcomed enthusiastically by long-time customers and friends.  Linda, a talented local artist, has been there cheering us on along the way – from liking and commenting on our Instagram account, subscribing to our newsletter, or answering the call when we solicited family recipes…

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Looking for a way to feel better after too much imbibing, a strenuous workout, or a day working outdoors?  Having a recipe for a DIY electrolyte drink can save you from dehydration and ease the strain on your wallet. Our friend and local nutrition coach, Haley Glusenkamp recently shared the recipe for electrolyte recovery that…

Food Traditions: The Polish Donut

Food Traditions: The Polish Donut

Paczki, pronounced poon-ch-key, are deep fried dough in a spherical shape filled with confiture (fancy speak for jam).  And, yes, at first glance, it looks like a jelly donut. Paczki is a Polish pastry commonly eaten on Fat Thursday and Fat Tuesday. THE BACKSTORY: Basically, before the traditional fasting between Ash Wednesday and Easter, what…

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