Things We Love: Teaspressa Champagne Cocktail Kit

The Teaspressa Instant Champagne Cocktail Kit is the fastest way to elevate your glass of Prosecco or Champagne. The Teaspressa Instant Champagne Cocktail kit is an easy way to impress your guests with a 1-step upgrade to the simple glass of champagne. These sugar cubes are infused with flavor essence, elements of fruit and/or petals. […]

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Things We Love: Hand Painted Tea Glasses

Special hand painted tea glasses will bring joy to any table. In Morocco and Turkey they serve hot mint tea in the afternoon in these beautiful hand painted glasses. When I saw these on Anthropologie I was transported to Venice, Italy where colorful Murano glass is everywhere. This special set of hand painted tea glasses […]

Sips: Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka

Looking for a refreshing cocktail? Try Deep Eddy’s flavors! Years ago, Liz and her husband Shawn were in Key West enjoying spring break. A lifelong Fresca lover, Liz ordered a Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit vodka with soda. It was delicious. Since that vacation, Liz has tried several other Deep Eddy’s flavors, including orange, peach, […]

Things We Love: Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Kits

Purple Carrot provides a wonderful source of vegan recipe inspiration. One of my favorite activities is looking up vegan recipes and also turning non-vegan recipes into plant-based meals — “veganizing” them. There are a lot of recipe ideas from vegan chefs, bloggers and YouTube channels. However, I Purple Carrot provides a wonderful source of recipe […]

Great Holiday Gifts for the Chef

Great holiday gift ideas for your home chef and anyone who loves to cook. We love to share our secrets, and as avid cooks, we appreciate any new gadgets or products! This holiday season, we are sharing many of our favorites with you. We have included several price points and many of these items can […]

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Things We Love: Butter Bells

The butter crock, also known as a butter bell or butter keeper, dates back to 19th century France. It is a two-piece contraption that keeps butter fresh on the counter for up to 30 days. The water should be as close to or touching the butter as possible. This device keeps butter smooth and spreadable for whenever you need it. While you can in theory keep it out all the time. I always put mine in the fridge overnight and take out in the morning when I make coffee.

Things We Love: Spanish Olive Oil Pitcher

I ultimately settled on this Spanish oil pitcher in, stainless steel from Schoolhouse. I could not be happier. While $46 may seem high, it’s sleek, protects the oil from heat and light, pours gracefully and holds a huge bottle of oil (it’s very deceiving). I think what I love the most about it is that the pour is so smooth. Use a lot or just a drop you have perfect control and no bubbles.