Every now and then, a truly smile-worthy idea comes to our attention that blends food, culture, art, and innovation. This happened last week when we came across art student and designer Kelly Pratt's project Stately Sandwiches. More
Q: My friend just lost her mother and will be coming back home after the funeral in a few days. I'd like to stock her freezer with some single-serving meals so she doesn't need to think about cooking when she gets back. Vegetarian options would be preferable and definitely no cheese.
Q: What is a good way to preserve homemade fudge sauce? I have a great family recipe that I would love to give as gifts, but I worry that it would have to be constantly refrigerated and only last for a few days.
What are some good ideas for a kitchen-warming gift box for a young person in a new place, cooking for themselves for the first time? I thought long and hard about this because I love this question. What would I give to a new cook to help them to get started in the kitchen? What are the most essential tools, the most important things to have on hand in your first kitchen? More
I mentioned last week that I was on a mission to create the ultimate party "snack bar," featuring homemade versions of store bought classics. Of course homemade Cracker Jack was at the tippy top of that list. After learning how easy the recipe is, now I'm cursing myself for not making it sooner! More
All week long we've been rounding up our favorite gifts for food-lovers and cooks in celebration of Birthday Week on The Kitchn. For our final gift guide this week, we decided to go all out and put together a list of ten extravagant kitchen tools and accessories for when money truly is no object. A fancy trash can in a stellar shade of green? A top of the line dishwasher? Why, thank you, sir. We'll just take those if you don't mind. More
It's Birthday Week, and we're rounding up some of our favorite gifts for food-lovers and cooks. Our earlier roundups were on the economical end, but now is the time to look at that handful of covetable, forever-useful kitchen tools that cost a little more (and rightly so), but will last a lifetime. There are the usual suspects — Dutch oven, stand mixer — plus a few other special splurges for a loved cook or for yourself! More
It's Birthday Week at The Kitchn, and along with the cakes and parties we want to offer a few ideas on practical and fun birthday gift ideas for cooks and food-lovers. Here are a few smart, delicious basics that all come in under $10 — from a colorful potholder (everyone always needs more potholders, right?) to a gingham knife and great salt and chocolate. Read on to see our picks, and add your own too! More