We all have that one person on our shopping list — the cook or host who seems to have everything. Well, there is an easy pleaser for all of these well-stocked folks: One big beautiful bowl.
Everyone can use just one more lovely serving bowl. From holding fruit to serving salads, pastas, vegetables, and other main dishes, a beautiful bowl will never go unused. It really is a no-fail gift. Here are ten examples that made us swoon. Any one of them would find a warm welcome in our kitchens!
I spend a lot of time looking for beautiful things for my table, especially now that my newly renovated kitchen means I'm entertaining more. Here are 10 of my favorite tabletop finds from the last year, any one of which would be a wonderful addition to your table this holiday season:
Baking will always be my true love in the kitchen, and finding beautiful ways to display my creations will forever add to the fun. There's nothing quite like presenting guests with a tower of cookies or your signature cake sliced and served on a unique plate. Here are five favorite accessories to sweeten your display:
A party just isn't a party without punch, especially around the holidays. If you don't have a punch bowl, you can find many beautiful vintage ones on Etsy or eBay, particularly if you're looking for a leaded crystal version with that signature scalloped edge and starburst design (very Mad Men!) But if you'd like a more modern and streamlined version, then one of these five bowls should do the trick:
Turkey decorations at Thanksgiving dinner can get pretty kitschy pretty darn fast. For me, it's simply a part of the tradition: I pore over tasteful, turkey-less decor and then attend my extended family's own dinner where guests bump heads with crepe paper turkeys hanging from the ceiling. But can't there be something in between? Can't we welcome the turkey to the decor without going overboard?
So. Your "small Thanksgiving dinner" has ballooned into a full-on friends-and-family affair, and you don't have enough plates or glasses for everyone. Before you make a beeline to the nearest drug store for paper supplies, stop! Spend just a little more and you can get real glasses and basic white plates that'll last you far beyond this dinner. Here are five places to buy cheap dishes at the last minute:
What if there was a glass you could use for anything? To hold a steaming cup of tea or a pour of wine? A glass designed in such a way that whatever you poured into it looked like it was floating in air? This, my friends, is the Molo Float glass.