Who:Alpes Inox, Italian kitchen design
What We Noticed: This modestly-sized stainless steel cabinet didn't look like much... until we opened it and found practically a whole kitchen inside! Read on for more info and photos.
Who:LiebherrWhat We Noticed: A fridge with a slate-like door! We're seeing lots of natural stone used in interesting ways at EuroCucina. This fridge from Liebherr, known for their tall slim apartment refrigerators, has what feels like a vinyl door — but it looks like natural slate. It was really striking in person. What do you think of it?
Who:MieleWhat We Noticed: We've been saying it; here's more proof: Glossy white appliances are the new stainless steel. German appliance-maker Miele put some gorgeous glossy white pieces front and center at EuroCucina. Click through for more photos — including one of the prettiest fridges we've seen in a long time.
Do you have an ice dispenser in your refrigerator? If so, here's a rather magical little Valentine's trick: Turn that dispenser into a surprise candy machine, as demonstrated by the blogger at Foodinese. Want a see a video of this in action? Read on!
When it comes to making dinner on busy weeknights, the freezer is my not-so-secret weapon. I use the weekend to blanch and freeze greens or make extra batches of grains and beans that I store in the freezer. So I'm probably way too excited about the Washington Post's tremendously helpful one-page guide on safely and effectively freezing, storing, and thawing foods.