Utensil crock, utensil holder, tool bucket, stuff cup—whatever you want to call it, having one will make you a better and more fluid cook. Similarly, the kitchen utensil holder itself is a place for self-expression. Neutral paletteKeep your utensil crock in the white or beige family to blend in with a neutral-colored kitchen. Casafina Minimal Ceramic Utensil Crock $39 at Food52Earthy ceramicsThese handmade options are durable and pretty, the perfect combination for leaving out on your kitchen counter. Stak Ceramics Porter Utensil Holder $62 at EtsyNew York Stoneware Handthrown Ceramic Utensil Crock $200 at Food52Terraplantas Lineal Ceramic Utensil Holder $19 at EtsyMaia Ming Designs Speckled Clay Utensil Holder $65 at EtsyMetal detailsMatch the other metallic hardware in your kitchen with a copper crock or shiny steel number—or go for subtlety with a marble canister that has a thin ring of brass.