Favorite Finds

Star Wars fans, get ready for some fun!

September 8, 2017 Favorite Finds

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  In anticipation of the next Star Wars adventure to come to the big screen, Zak Designs brings Star Wars: The Last Jedi to the table with a collection of melamine dinnerware, drinkware and on-the-go beverageware. The new line features new characters from the latest installment in this timeless tale, and includes four different sculpted […]

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A Colorful Table with Revol

August 21, 2017 Favorite Finds

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Complementing any home cooked meal is what it is served in, that’s why we opt for beautiful, distinctive serveware to help round out our meal presentation – during the summer and all year round. Color in the kitchen is one of my favorite things — unique serving dishes, colorful plates, distinctive cups and glassware . […]

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Outdoor Entertaining with SteadySticks

August 16, 2017 Favorite Finds

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Warm weekends mean summer entertaining is still in full swing, and Family Eats continues to seek out great ways to extend our warm weather enjoyment. That’s why SteadySticks from Tovolo are our latest Favorite Find. We love to head up Mount Tamalpais to watch the sunset, hang in the backyard playing bocce with friends, and […]

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Emile Henry: A Classic French Terrine

July 24, 2017 Favorite Finds

As a kid, our holiday table always included a traditional dish from my Grandmother’s side of the family. At Easter, it was Sekanice– a Bohemian meat loaf made with veal neck, pork shoulder, bread and a variety of spices all packed into a loaf pan. I’d timidly indulge in this meat ‘loaf’ which was served […]

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The Latest in Drinkware

April 28, 2017 Drink

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We always leave home with a beverage in our hands, and that’s why drinkware has become a lifestyle accessory — something that offers functionality along with a bit of fashion to add personality to your day. Whether you’re a tea or coffee drinker, a rough-and-tumble outdoorsy person, a gym-bound warrior, or out for a stroll […]

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Sustainable Food Storage with Bee’s Wrap

March 28, 2017 Favorite Finds

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I’m always grabbing some plastic wrap, or in search of a container post dinner, for lunches, and after we bake our  homemade bread. What bothers me more than the search for something to cover and store my food, is the amount of plastic we use to do it!  That’s why when I ran across Bee’s […]

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Ginger and Alessi’s new Boga

March 1, 2017 Favorite Finds

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Ginger has been a traditional remedy for thousands of years, used to treat various stomach ailments from motion or morning sickness to an upset stomach, gas, colic, nausea, and even osteoarthritis. Spicy, yet sometimes sweet, ginger is versatile for use in bar mixes, beer, confections, muffins, cookies, tea — and is an essential in Asian […]

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Blossom eCap and Weck

February 15, 2017 Favorite Finds

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Modern homesteaders, DIYers, and traditional home cooks have been embracing home canning jars  for so much more than canning fruits and vegetables. While I haven’t fully indulged in the craze, I have been known to use them from time to time for everything from serving drinks to storing beans to holding candles. With DIY crafting […]

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Spain and its Vinegar: A Look at Pedro Ximénez Vinegars

January 11, 2017 Blog

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It has been a while since I traveled to Spain, but the memory of my visit still remains with me – in my mind, and on my plate. Seville is a city that creeps up on you. Quiet and unassuming, then exploding with life. Museums, people, culture, flamenco all tumble down on you, almost too […]

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Savoring Sagrantino: Enjoying Umbria’s Signature Wines

November 10, 2016 Drink

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The Montefalco Consortium, which oversees the historic Montefalco wine producing region of Italy, located in Umbria, is celebrating the 5th annual Sagrantino Month in November. The promotion was created to educate consumers, press and the trade. Earlier in the week, I had the opportunity to learn more about Montefalco, a region in Umbria regarded for […]

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