this pot is essential. it's the best pot for pasta, especially when you have to reserve some of the cooking liquid. it's great for soups and stocks and has a steamer insert for vegetables and fish. $150 from Williams-Sonoma.
Filtron Cold Water Brewer If you want to reduce the natural acidity from your coffee, Filtron's Cold Water Brewer is the system for you. It is ideal for people with sensitive stomachs. The best part of the system is the great coffee. It's perfect for hot coffee, iced coffee and blended coffee drinks.