Posts Tagged ‘Cookbook’

Tobi’s Gifts for Chefs

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I love to cook and bake, particularly with my daughter at the holidays! It’s the perfect time to make something for friends and family to show you care! If you know someone who loves spending time in the kitchen, then I have a list of gifts that will make them smile (and maybe even cook for you!). The Escali Taso measuring bowl, above, is a great example of a gift that looks good and works smart. It gives you precise measurements and weights for those picky recipes! Clever, right?


Speaking of clever, this Breville Tea Maker is an incredible leap forward for anyone who loves tea. The basket actually moves up and down as it brews, to perfectly steep the tea leaves!


The Chantal Onyx line of cookware expertly combines steel and copper for pots and pans that work on any stove type, including induction, and can be easily cleaned in the dishwasher.


The 14-piece set from Kitchen Aid gives you every type of knife a cook could need, all in gorgeous matte stainless.


Southern Living is known for fabulous cookbooks, and the Farmer’s Market version is no different. It’s full of delicious, and healthy, recipes that make the most of a garden’s bounty.


Then consider this acacia wood holder to keep that cookbook on just the right page at all times! It’s also priced right since it’s from Target’s Threshold line!

I have even more clever gift ideas for the chef on your list! Just click here to see my pinboard and let’s cook up the perfect present for you to put under the tree!









Entertaining Extra: P. Allen Smith

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Have you seen our Entertaining Feature for March?  The wonderful P. Allen Smith has put together a “daffodil DIY” for my blog this month.  The feature has eveything you need to know to create a fabulous outdoor dining display like the one pictured above.  Gorgeous!

And speaking of entertaining, Allen has a new cookbook.

“In his cookbook debut, P. Allen Smith, America’s best-known gardener and garden designer, celebrates the bounty of each season with recipes of flavorful fruits, vegetables, and herbs at their garden-fresh best.”

This is a wonderful cookbook and you won’t be disappointed adding it to your collection.

 And don’t forget about Daffodil Days at P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm!  Tour this wonderful farm overlooking the Arkansas River and enjoy 225,000 daffodils.  Wow!

I am planning on heading out there this weekend to get some photos of my 5 year old in the midst of the gorgeous yellow blooms.