Celebrate the season by making these delicious and dramatic gifts. Often we are inundated by sugar, chocolate, and more sugar in this season of parties. A nice deviation is a savory gift to create with sun-dried tomatoes and pesto sauce or salsa with a little punch. These great vegetarian dishes make superb gifts. What to gather in anticipation of this baker’s gift? Air-tight containers, most easily found in the modern grocery store come in boxes of twelve or twenty-four. Make a quick trip to the craft store for Raffia ties
Kitchens aren’t just for cooking. In many ways they are the heart of the home. They’re where we congregate to discuss the day, do homework, pay bills, and of course, eat. When decorating a kitchen it’s important to create a space that’s both beautiful and functional for every member of the family. While appliances are big ticket items and require the proper research, the following elements of the room also need to be carefully planned.
How to Improve Kitchens with Limited Space Who wouldn’t like a bigger kitchen? If pulling down a wall or two isn’t possible to make the kitchen area larger, try some of these tips and ideas to make the most of the existing space.
Cooking seems to be a favorite of many and there are thousands of recipes style to try. The great news is the only thing one has to do to become a good cook is knowing how to clearly follow a recipe. I happen to be a fan of Asian and Mediterranean dishes because of the strong uses of my favorite spices such as sesame and olive oils. These genres of food also seem to be the most nutritious in my opinion since Asians rarely eat dairy and Greeks use many
The Regency Period in England was the short period between 1800 – 1825, the Victorian period came much later. During this time period in the kitchens of stately homes, wood replaced coal as fuel. The open-hearth was replaced by an enclosed cast iron kitchen range. This made it far easier to cook, simmer and boil water and food in flat bottomed pots. In very big and grand kitchens such as the one installed in the Marine Pavilion in 1817, people used both ranges and open fires. Antique kitchen utensils would