What We’re Reading This Weekend

Posted on April 18, 2014
outdoor table at a restaurant

The air is warming up in our neck of the woods and we can't stop thinking about BBQ's and long al fresco dinners with friends. Stay tuned next week to see what we have cooking up on these topics! Have a wonderful weekend everyone! Here are some fun finds from around the web...

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Treasure Hunt: 15″ Aluminum Rolling Pin by Thunder Group

Thunder Group 15 Inch Aluminum Rolling Pin

The Thunder Group 15” Aluminum Rolling Pin is a super cool addition to any kitchen. It’s easy to clean and totally sanitary. Because it’s made of metal, it won’t absorb impurities from dough, fruit strips, or any other food that requires a good flattening.

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5 Kitchen Tools that Make Life Easier

Posted on April 17, 2014
rolls on a baking sheet

When it comes to cooking, everybody has their favorite tool. Whether it’s a bread knife that cuts the perfect slice or the little ice cream scooper that can also create the perfect meatball, there are a ton of tools that just make life a little easier in the kitchen. The lucky gadgets that made the cut on my top five list are ones that I have had personal experience with and, as a culinary arts student, these tools have also made my life a lot easier both at home and in the professional kitchen. I discovered most of these tools while on the job at a catering company and can personally attest, these are the keepers.

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Double-Duty Kitchen Tools: Chopsticks

Posted on April 15, 2014
chopsticks

Our newest series, ‘double-duty kitchen tools’ came about from those, “Ah ha!” moments, where we found ourselves stumbling upon a second use for our already beloved kitchen tools, consequently making us want to scream the new-found uses from rooftops.

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52 Ingredients: Edible Flowers

Posted on April 15, 2014
Edible Flowers

Have you ever looked at that dandelion in your garden and thought “Mmm, that looks delicious”? Probably not. Chances are you’ve thought something more along the lines of “Pesky weed, I gotta get rid of that”, and you’ve most likely destroyed the little plant before its seedlings had a chance to fly away in the wind. But before you reach for the weed killer...

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