Buy: Rachael Ray EVOO Bottle

For years, I’ve been keeping my cooking oil in a plastic squeeze bottle. Before that it was a repurposed glass bottle but the oil often dribbled down the side. The squeeze bottle– designed for dressings–worked well but for those of you that have used plastic bottles before, you know this delivery method isn’t long-lasting. Inevitably,… Continue reading Buy: Rachael Ray EVOO Bottle

Timing is Everything

Easter lunch had me scrambling around like a mad man and made me realize I really needed more than one timer in the kitchen. While shopping for a new timer these four stood out: Shown above, clockwise from left: CDN TM15t Design TM15 Extra Large Big Digit Timer This timer’s features include extra-large digits for… Continue reading Timing is Everything

More Mixing Bowls!

Though I love the design of the winged Pourfect bowls I wrote about earlier, I’m still in search of my new mixing bowls. Specifically, I’m looking for bowls with a spout. The designer in me nearly jumped for joy when I spotted these nested bowls (with spounts) and cups from the MoMa design store (above… Continue reading More Mixing Bowls!

Buy: POURfect

After getting pancake batter all over my counter making Sunday brunch, I went in search of a better mixing bowl. I remembered seeing these gull-winged bowls on QVC and was excited to find them online. No more mess. POURFECT 15-piece Measuring and Mixing Set $24.99 at QVC POURFECT 27-piece ‘Blue Willow’ Bowl and Tool Set… Continue reading Buy: POURfect

Retro Home

Our theme for today’s picks are retro home goods. These eclectic pieces are so versatile that each can stand alone, be combined or integrate into a already-well-on-its-way collection.


Love the simplicity and great go-with-anything colors of the ceramics from MUD AUSTRALIA. Each piece in the porcelain collection is handmade in our Sydney studio from either Limoges or imperial porcelain and designed to emphasise line and functionality. Clear glaze is applied to the interior of each piece leaving the exterior with a vitrified stone-like… Continue reading MUD AUSTRALIA Ceramics

RICE DK Melamine Trays

I became obsessed with melamine a couple years ago after swiping an old Lenox melamine bowl from my mom’s house. Glad to see there are more modern designs currently available like these trays from RICE DK. RICE DK Melamine Trays 100% melamine and measuring 12″ x 8.5″. Dishwasher safe. $15 at Huset