Tagged: kitchen

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Rapaciousness in Blue

I really love my new dishes! When I was living in Logan Circle and had a roommate, I bought a really nice double set of Mikasa settings for 4. He didn’t contribute anything to the kitchen and between our cooking...

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Don’t need it, still want it.

I’m pretty impressed by this 36-piece set from My Pro Kitchen. At $280, it seems a bit steep, but if it’s truly professional quality, it’s worth it. About all that it suffers from is not being “pretty” but it looks...

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Kitchen Lessons (Nightmares)

Buy Pyrex. I’ve only owned Pyrex baking dishes, but when they broke it was a lot cleaner than this. Buy a little extra. Thankfully I had more garlic, herbs and shallots because I wasn’t in the mood to pick glass...

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Taking all the fun out of shaking! Pt. 2

I said it before and I’ll say it again, shaking the martini is part of the fun! The Cocktail Cyclone Portable Drink Mixer: Mix and strain like a professional bartender with this acrylic martini shaker. Fill the shaker with the...

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Facebook Overload

Ok, maybe it might be time to see what, if anything, Facebook really has to offer us. 23 invitations for various applications on the site. Enough, people! Thanks for thinking of me, and considering some of the invites, thinking of...

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Pot Liquor or Potlikker?

Whichever term you prefer, it’s still a pretty darn good thing. And apparently it’s very good for you as well! Sadly the collard greens are finally exhausted, but the potlikker left over is plentiful. Tonight I faux-steamed baby carrots in...

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Taking all the fun out of shaking!

Spotted at Sur La Table, the Waring Pro Electric Martini Shaker/Stirrer. Sure to become the life of the party, our martini maker shakes or stirs the perfect martini with just the push of a button. Exclusive 20-oz. brushed stainless steel...

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Füd, Glorious Füd!

I really should have picked up some red wine to go with this meal. I’m all for health, but water just was not cutting it. I picked up the cut of meat at Trader Joe’s when I was out near...