Do you use your cell phone in the kitchen? Many of us rely on the iPhone now for recipes and information as we cook — but there's always a problem. How do you prop up that precious gadget where you can see it yet keep it free from food splatters? Here's one solution: a new cell phone stand from Rösle. Impressions?
The annual release of a new IKEA catalog is always an event in the world of home decor and renovation. The low prices, unfussy design and sheer scale of IKEA mean that they will always be an option at least to be considered when kitting out a kitchen or doing a remodel. So, without further ado, here's a peek at the very newest IKEA catalog, with new kitchen packages and some new tools for cooking and eating!
With the Spring Kitchn Cure getting underway, we've been looking over our kitchen with a critical eye. Since we're renters, some of the things that we'd really like to change (the faux-wood cupboards...the curling linoleum...) are unfortunately here to stay. But we can still dream! If you could, what one thing would you change about your rental kitchen?
This kitchen gets a lot of use, and we cook meat a couple times per week. After renovating last spring, and living without some of the final touches since then, our kitchen really, really needs an exhaust hood (we're open to either carbon filter or outdoor ventilation methods). After searching, here's what we know...
Do you use plastic wrap and aluminum foil in your kitchen? We are trying cut down on our use of plastic wrap, but we still keep it around, and we do use foil frequently. (It's recyclable!) So we're curious about this Blomus Obar Kitchen Multi Storage unit. It's a mouthful of a name, and it doesn't describe the product very well. Basically, it's an all-in-one storage unit for paper towels, plastic wrap, and aluminum foil. This could be a big space saver in small kitchens, or maybe it's just overkill. What do you think?
If you love French vintage kitchenware from 1900-1960 but can't make it to Paris, D.O.T. (Diffusion d'Objets de Table) on rue Saintonge in the Marais has an affordable solution for you. Their online US store includes glass, Limoges, silverware, serving dishes, and a whole section devoted to asparagus accessories. The best part?