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Create A Welcoming Kitchen With These 5 Tips

Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash The kitchens’ responsibilities and significance in the household have grown beyond providing delicious food. From a hub for homework projects, family discussions, and coffee chats, your kitchen must adapt to facilitate the demands of a busy household.  If you want a more functional, welcoming kitchen, it’s possible. This post covers everything you need to know to make your kitchen more inviting to friends and family. Rustic Decor  The color, interior, and accessories you choose play a large part in determining who enters the kitchen, and who stays.  Warm, cozy environments are places most people …

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Why You Should Choose Quartz for Your New Countertop

Photo by Sidekix Media on Unsplash This post was written by a contributing writer and features sponsored links. Quartz countertops have been taking the interior design market by storm for the last few years. People love the look and relative affordability of cost when compared to high end countertops like marble or granite. Quartz looks great and is extremely durable, so builders, designers and homeowners are turning to the material for more of their projects. It’s a great way to add a luxury feel to a home that will stay in style for years and years. Making decisions on a kitchen or bathroom …

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Ultimate Holiday Cooking Tool: The Hestan Cue

About once a week, I become overly ambitious in the kitchen. I pick a ridiculously difficult recipe from some Michelin-Star chef’s cookbook, purchase all the ingredients, and then proceed to slaughter the dish, usually burning it into crispy oblivion. And I cook for a living! Why can’t I produce even a semi-edible version of these difficult recipes?! What am I doing wrong?! Well, Hestan Cue has the answer. Hestan Cue is the future of home cooking. It is a three-part system that walks you through and even regulates each step of the recipe process. I know! At this point you’re …

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Kitchen Tools: The Best of Summer

A chef is only as good as her knife. A baker is only as good as his oven. A mixologist is only as good as her cocktail shaker. Okay, those three statements are total lies. There’s a lot more than the tools of a trade that go into making an exceptional food professional. Passion, dedication, education, experience, unadulterated talent. Yes, it is a complex recipe of luck, talent, and experience that makes you the world’s best. But even the world’s best are mere mortals and they still have to use tools. And guess what? We can use those same tools! …