Treasure Hunting: Individual Casserole Pot

Posted on November 20, 2014
individual casserole dish

In my house, the sides steal the show. My siblings’ and I fight to the death over them, scraping the last bits from every corner. Mom’s brined turkey? Trumped by sweet potato casserole. The glazed Easter Ham? Forgotten when the scalloped potatoes arrive.

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10 Kitchen Tools that will Totally Own Christmas

Posted on November 19, 2014
Kitchen Tools to Get Through Christmas

Cooking for the holidays has always been a big deal in our family. I remember fighting the crowds with my mom in search of a turkey, or her favorite, honey glazed ham. When friends and family would come over, everyone had a casserole or a dessert and we all ate like the holly jolly hooligans we were. But those delicious dishes didn’t just magically appear on the table. We made them with love, care, probably some tequila, and a bunch of handy kitchen tools. Read on...

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A Kitchen Guide for the Holiday Gift Giver

Kitchen Essentials Holiday Gifts

Picture this. The holidays are around the corner you’re sitting on your couch making a list. You’re thinking about everybody you need to buy gifts for and what each person is wants. Your sister has a thing for sushi and your best friend would sell a kidney for his grill. No matter who you’re shopping for, FSW has everything you need at prices that won’t make you cry yourself to sleep on Yule, or Christmas, or National Pumpkin Pie Day. Read on...

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Treasure Hunting: Waring 12” Heavy-Duty Big Stix Immersion Blender

Waring 12” Heavy-Duty Big Stix Immersion Blender

“Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” – Theodore Roosevelt. And by “big stick”, the former President meant the Waring 12” Heavy-Duty Big Stix Immersion Blender. Because nothing complements foreign policy better than a bowl of warm, comforting, creamy soup. Read on...

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52 Ingredients: Vanilla

Posted on October 14, 2014
Vanilla Bean

Which of the following statements are true? Vanilla is the fruit of a flower, which blooms one day per year and dies within a few hours Fresh vanilla beans have no taste or aroma Vanilla is the second most expensive spice in the world Only one type of bee can pollinate a vanilla plant Did you guess 2? Or 3? Actually, all four are true! This spice, which is synonymous with simplicity is surprisingly complex—in its pollination, ...

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