Now that November is officially upon us, this is the time of year that my KitchenAid stand mixer starts getting a serious workout. In short, I love baking. Over the years I’ve amassed a pretty serious collection of various baking dishes, pans and gadgets. A few that I can’t live without heading into the holiday baking season? Great measuring spoons and cups, a trusty pie bird, an arsenal of whisks and rubber spatulas and stacks of nested mixing bowls. For those of you looking to stock up and start baking, here are a few holiday baking essentials!