kitchen DESIGN | SERVANT on Apple TV a Chef’s Dream Kitchen

I love to explore the intersection of Residential & Commercial Kitchen design, so naturally SERVANT on Apple TV is my latest OBSESSION! Where Commercial meets Residential Kitchens I love exploring the intersection between Commercial (Restaurant) Kitchens, and Residential Design because it’s a great opportunity to combine extreme efficiencies with softer sensibilities. Commercial Kitchens NEED to…

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kitchen TRAVELS | Traditional Food of Colombia

A tour of Colombia through the world of Traditional Food in Bogotá I’m going to preface this chat by admitting I’m typically NOT one for tours of any kind. Hot, stinky buses full of tourists? Nope. 9-12 hours of my day taken up going ‘extra places’ I didn’t need or want to go? Nope. Waits…

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the Northwest Method + Podcast

A dive into the Northwest Culinary Academy, the Northwest Method, and the Express Podcast! Northwest Culinary Academy For those who don’t know, I’ve been dipping my toes in and out of the Northwest Culinary Academy over the past – FOUR?! – years now, and always absolutely love it. I’ve long dreamt of doing the full…

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kitchen DESIGN | Beyond the Reveal with Caliber

Going ‘Beyond the Reveal’ in the New – and now lovingly broken-in – Kitchen with Caliber Appliances! A Range with Beautiful Impact As you may by now know, it was a chance meeting while working with the incredibly knowledgeable crew at Midland Appliances here that led me to the Caliber Range. As soon as I…

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RECIPES | Pierogi Day

A lovely day making big-batch Pierogi with Jolene Kolk of PANTRY Studios! I love ANY day spent lounging in the Kitchen, working with my hands, creating dishes and providing deliciousness for my family. What a pleasure to spend one such day with the lovely Jolene Kolk, of PANTRY Studios! With our shared passions for food…

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kitchen DESIGN | the HOME KITCHEN Details

I STILL cannot BELIEVE it!! The LOVE is alllllll in the details, so, here goes! Kitchen Renovation Details! DID YOU SEE IT?!?! The ‘Home Kitchen Reno’ was finally finished this past summer – and the overwhelming LOVE from you all has been incredible!!Way to make me blush 🙂 I took a lot of chances on…

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RECIPES | BC Greenhouse Growers Vegetables

I love working with fresh veggies so much, I kept them well, FRESH! Check out the Recipes with BC Greenhouse Growers vegetables below. Cooking FRESH with BC Greenhouse Growers Becoming more and more known as a “food person”, friends start bringing yummy items grown, given or gifted and I am definitely NOT complaining! I’ve received…

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kitchen DESIGN | Re-cycled Countertops

Old Countertops can be made new again with just a touch of gold! Check out how I re-cycled my old Countertops below. The Home Kitchen RENO In case you missed it, you can catch up on the whole RENO here > Everything Old … When originally deciding what to do when our Range was dying…

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the tea tuesdays | 21.10.26

Some days I just feel like catching up with you all on what’s new, all casual like over a cuppa tea. Let me know whats new with YOU in the comments! WELL, where to start! I’ve missed YOU ALL and this space!Where has the time GONE?! The Kitchen – and it’s GRAND REVEAL – already…

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RECIPES | Herbed Chicken + Vegetables & Stong’s Sangria

Aren’t we ALL ‘dining in’ more these days?! The pandemic reminded me how much I love just being HOME for dinner. I’m proud to work as a #stongspartner with Stong’s Market to inspire YOUR cooking at home! Did you catch the previous post with Stong’s Market?!It’s ALL about being INSPIRED! Directly download the Recipes here,…

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kitchen DESIGN | the HOME KITCHEN Reno Reveal!!

I cannot BELIEVE it!! It’s the BIG REVEAL for the Home Kitchen design & completion! Six LONG Months Later … Was it REALLY?!Now that it’s done, it feels like just a week ago we were demolishing our 17-yr old Kitchen… Somewhat anti-climatically, the final touches were drowned in stressful missed deadlines and last-minute installs. Baseboards…

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5-week Series on Rosé All May | WEEK FIVE

Join Alison Kent of the Home Kitchen and Barb Wild of Good Wine Gal as they explore the world of Rosé Wines throughout the Month of May over this 5-week Series! Don’t miss Weeks 1-4! INTRODUCTION Welcome back to Rosé All May! Hi, it’s Barb. This is our final week and wow, we are having…

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10 Best Online Cooking Schools & Classes

The low-down on alllllll the various Online Cooking Schools I’ve tried over the past year! Although I’ve tinkered with Online Cooking schools before, COVID really put it into action! Before the pandemic, I had a year of the MasterClass app under my belt, and avidly watched every reality Food TV show on the mainstream like…

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NEW | Ceramic Kitchen Pinch Bowls & Charcuterie Niçoise Salad Recipe

Have you spied these little gems sneaking into my photos and stories lately?! WELL, these Ceramic Kitchen Pinch Bowls are finally AVAILABLE! They’re HERE! Introducing the Home Kitchen’s newest little addition! Ceramic Kitchen Pinch Bowls that PERFECTLY match with your already-loved ceramic-topped Food Tables!! These Gold Rim or Natural bowls are artisan-crafted exclusively for the…

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COOKBOOKS | A Rising Tide Review

‘A Rising Tide’ by DL Acken & Emily Lycopolus is a cookbook of recipes & stories from Canada’s Atlantic Coast. I was honored to receive an early copy to sift through and review! Being a West Coast gal I haven’t ventured beyond Quebec – yet. The growing food scene on the East Coast, with their…

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Introducing | New Garden Markers!

Just in time for gardening season, I’m excited to finally share my newest wares with you – Stainless Steel Garden Markers!! These GORGEOUS Garden Markers are heeeeeeeere!Beautifully reflective of the green herbs, the blue skies above, or even the warm, golden setting sunshine.Resilient, long-lasting brushed Stainless Steel.Original artwork of each herb – sold individually as…

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Appliance Decisions | IGTV with Stephan Byns

Wondering where to start when looking into appliances for your new or renovated Kitchen? Listen in as Stephan Byns of Midland Appliances and I discuss the basics. HELP! You’re in the market for new Appliances for your Home Kitchen – now what?!With over 500 manufacturers of everything from standard fridges to specialty appliances you may…

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