Hold the Pots! A Quick History of the Pot Holder Pot holders. Every kitchen has one. Or two. Or three. They are an essential tool for handling pots of stock on the stove or pulling a hot pan of dinner rolls out of the oven. They offer a stylish way to set a dish hot [...]Continue Reading →
Hold the Pots! A Quick History of the Pot Holder
Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate!
February is all about chocolate and we can’t get enough! Attend our Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate! event and/or make this decadent dark chocolate ganache for your Valentine. Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate! | February 4, 2012 | 2:00-4:00pm | 1515 14th Ave Suite A, Seattle, WA Join us at the SPUN Sustainable Collective as [...]Continue Reading →
Eco-Friendly Gifts for Those Left on Your List!
Have a few more gifts to get before the holidays arrive? Here are some gift ideas for everyone from the newlyweds to the green and hip holiday hostess. 1. For the Newlyweds – Gift coordinating his and hers aprons and pair up with a copy of The Newlywed Kitchen (by authors Lorna Yee and Aly [...]Continue Reading →
Green & Hip Holiday Hostess Tips
Love to entertain? The holidays are the perfect time to throw together a cocktail party, dinner with friends, the big family meal or leftover lunch with your neighbors. Here are a few tips to keep your simple (or extravagant) soirees hip and eco-friendly: 1. Wear an Organic Cotton Apron – I know, I know. Not [...]Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Side Dish: Bok Choy Salad
Bok Choy Salad may not sound like a traditional Thanksgiving side dish, but it has become tradition in my family. My mom has been making this dish for years and her sisters still call a week before to ask if she’s bringing the Bok Choy Salad. Living half way across the country, I’ve now brought [...]Continue Reading →
Buy local for a no-guilt Thanksgiving
This month, we look Lynn and Corey Lipson of Celebrate Green! to provide us with tips for a no-guilt Thanksgiving! What tips would you add to the list for a greener kitchen this holiday season? Depending on where you live, this time of year it can be a real challenge to buy locally grown or [...]Continue Reading →
Braised Lamb Riblets with Parmesan Polenta
We’ve had grass-fed lamb riblets in our freezer since the spring and all summer long, I intended for them to make it to the grill. Grilled Lamb Riblets and Corn on the Cob – sounds like a delicious summer meal, right? Well, summer has now turned to fall and I find it no fun to [...]Continue Reading →
The Crispness of Autumn Calls for a Fall Fruit Crisp
I fall for fruit crisps and cobblers just about any time of the year, but autumn is a particularly perfect season for drumming up a dish of this comforting dessert. Highlight one fruit or put together a combination for just the right balance of sweet and tart. Here is an blackberry peach crisp I recently [...]Continue Reading →
Pick a Print Sweepstakes!
We’re bringing a new print into A Greener Kitchen’s organic cotton collection! Enter to win your own set of organic cotton kitchen accessories from A Greener Kitchen (valued over $100) by helping us choose which new fabric to add. Thirty-nine/Light Blue Whispering Grass/Pale Aqua B&W Whispering Grass/Moonless Night Black Visit Us on Facebook, click on [...]Continue Reading →
Recipes and Costume Swaps for a Greener Halloween
Two things come to mind when I think Halloween – candy and costumes! And I’ve got two suggestions for how to keep these two traditions eek-o-friendly and fun: 1. Green Halloween Recipes Put a two twist on Halloween treats… more than just candy, serve up toasted pumpkin seeds, honey popcorn balls, orange smoothies, or choose [...]Continue Reading →