Gift Guide: 16 Great Gourmet Gifts for Home Chefs and Food Lovers

2011 Curbly Kitchen and Foodies Gift Guide

Somehow I managed to score this gift guide assignment again this year (see my post from 2010), even though Chris is clearly the more qualified person to do it (I mean, c’mon, he makes stuff all the time, like donuts and romesco sauce).

Nevertheless, I am nothing if not a shameless amateur, and I like to think of myself as food-literate. So, fueled by this decidedly non-gourmet turkey sandwich I whipped up for lunch and a string of INXS that somehow overtaken my Pandora station, here’s my guide to the best kitchen-oriented gifts for this winter.  Continue Reading

Alien Food Pod

created at: 03/19/2010

It’s not really called the Alien Food Pod, but it looks very alien. It’s simply the Food Pod, available through A + R, an all-in-one cooker, blancher, drainer made out of silicone. Our good friends at ShelterPop posted their best of the most recent International Home and Housewares Show which in Chicago. First of all, I need to get to go to some of these trade shows(hint hint) and secondly, I’m loving all of these bright space age looking kitchen gadgets. Continue Reading