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How to throw the perfect dinner party

May 15, 2018

Throwing a dinner party for your friends can be both exciting and daunting, especially for those of us who are not Bree Van Der Kamp from Desperate Housewives. To throw a dinner party that everyone remembers takes more than simply serving delicious food, it is also about the atmosphere and the enjoyment of the evening as a whole. If you are planning on asking your friends over to share a meal with you, read on for helpful advice on how…

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Epicurean essentials: what every foodie should have in their kitchen

January 12, 2018

Foodies, your time is spent indulging new culinary delights, whether cooked by your own hands or ordered in the hottest eatery. You know what good food is, but do you know which essential items should be in your kitchen to transform your meals from “wow” to “WOAH”? These items will not only make cooking easier and more efficient, they will allow you to focus more on creating unique flavours rather than spending time chopping onions. Cast iron cookware Cast iron…

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6 must-have appliances in a modern kitchen

November 4, 2016

We all want our homes to look good. To show off your spaces with pride and hear those “oohs” and “aahs” from your guests as you show them your new window treatment, that impeccable focal wall in the living room and the quality of your hallway floors. But if in style is what you want to be, there’s something else you need to focus on – the quality of your kitchen. Here are eight kitchen appliances that you must have…

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How to use the fridge effectively

October 3, 2016

Almost everyone uses a fridge in their home. As with many tools, however, there are good and bad ways to use them. There are even ways to use them effectively. It’s not simply a matter of throwing in any item that we want. We should therefore take time to consider precisely what’s required from us in order to treat our fridge and food well. How to clean Due to the cold temperature, we might assume that food will last forever.…

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Four must-haves in a modern kitchen

September 9, 2016

Gone are the days when every kitchen needs to be filled with cooking books and antique pots that you’ve inherited from your great grandparents. It’s time to add a bit of flair to your living space by adding a few essential items that’ll change your kitchen from drab to fab. 1. Stainless steel bowls If you are reading this and thinking stainless steel bowls are still for dogs then it’s time for you to get with the program. Stainless steel…

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What you need in your kitchen to be healthy

August 12, 2016

We all want to be healthy. The problem is this requires hard work and time many of us feel we do not have. If we’re working long hours and barely have time to relax after work, how are we supposed to fit in healthy meals? Preparing items to eat just becomes another chore no one wants to do. Yet, we can overcome large parts of catering to our health, if we start preparing early and use the right tools. Consider…

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How to host the best dinner party

August 19, 2015

All of us would like to be able to be the guests of excellent hosts. Of course, if we can’t be guests, we can at least try to be good hosts. This means a pleasant evening all around and a better atmosphere and outcome. Most of us think that simply having a home and a free night is sufficient reason and justification to hold a dinner evening, but that would be short-sighted. So we should consider some tips and ways…

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