Archive | September, 2009

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

September 27, 2009 | by Kim

Quick Fall Dinners by Sunset

quick fall dinners from sunset

We all looked for easy dinner recipes. Sunset magazine prepared 20 fall dinner recipes that are colorful and look tasty. My favorite [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

September 26, 2009 | by Kim

Harney & Sons Teas in a Tin

harney and sons tea

Amongst the tea brands that are served in restaurants around Montreal is the American brand Harney & Sons. I often drink their [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

September 26, 2009 | by Kim

A bias on serving coffee vs tea in restaurants

serving tea vs coffee in restaurants

Why it is so hard to find a restaurant that serves tea in style? I want my tea served with a porcelain [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

September 25, 2009 | by Kim

Kitchenware finds at Mar Mar Co.

weck glass jars and carafe :: extensible walnut wood trivets at mar mar co

Founded by Mark Bedford and Marianne Lumholdt, Mar Mar Co. proposes many items for the home and the kitchen that I adore. [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

September 25, 2009 | by Kim

Breakfast Inspiration

breakfast meal with extra-long table on living etc

I love this picture. The superb crafted table, the breakfast scene, and the angle of the shot. I dream of having enough [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

September 24, 2009 | by Kim

Repurposing a Food Presentation

soft cooked egg appetizer dish by david chang :: momofuku cookbook

When my eyes first saw the soft-cooked egg with caviar photo recipe of Chef David Chang, I thought “What a cool way [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

September 24, 2009 | by Kim

Let’s make a great cookbook

food52 editors amanda hesser and merrill stubbs

Good news for home cooks. You can enter a recipe contest every week with a cool winning prize. Harper Studio will publish [...]

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ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

September 24, 2009 | by Kim

Rustic Tables for the End of Summer Cottage...

tree slices used a tableware

Fall officially arrived. In a few weeks, the cottage on the lake season will close for many of us that live North. [...]

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CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

September 23, 2009 | by Kim

Awesome cakes by Natasha Collins of Nevie-pie...

bird house cupcakes by natasha collins of nevie-pie cakes

This British cake baker is very talented. I love her style. These cakes are produced by a mom who used to be [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

September 23, 2009 | by Kim

Easy Halloween Pumpkins

happy painted and easy carved pumpkins on better homes and gardens

Carving pumpkins is great but we do not all have the talent of making complex design. And if you have young kids [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party

September 23, 2009 | by Kim

The Get-set Placemats Bring Fun to the Table

get-set placemats by hello hanna

Anne Schultz of Hello Hanna sent me an email to introduce her awesome playful placements for kids. These placemats will keep your [...]

GIFT IDEAS, HOUSEWARMING gifts

September 23, 2009 | by Kim

Inexpensive Housewarming Gift Ideas from Umbra

umbra's housewarming gifts :: splat and perf trivets :: paddle and splat spoon rests

Whenever a colleague or a acquaintance gets a new home, we may be tempted to give  a small housewarming gift. If you [...]

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