Kaboodle’s 2016 Gift Guide: Assorted Silicone Lids

Anna at our Orenco Station location loves our assortment of silicone lids. Whether you prefer the novelty of Charles Viancin flower shapes or the vivid colors from Get It Right, silicone lids eliminate the need for foil or plastic wrap in the oven, microwave, or fridge. Fun shapes, easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and eco-friendly,…

Kaboodle’s 2016 Gift Guide: Vitamix Personal Super Blender

Kayla at our Broadway store loves the personal Vitamix blender. She says, “It’s super versatile and will destroy anything you put in it!” Smoothies, green juice, or whatever your favorite blended beverage, the personal Vitamix is the right tool for the job. Available in Black or Silver. Shop vitamix personal super blender

Kaboodle’s 2016 Gift Guide: GrowlerWerks uKeg

Sam from our Orenco Station store loves Portland’s own uKeg, the new Kaboodle favorite for the beer drinker on your list. A self-carbonating growler that Sam says “sparks conversation (and envy) when it comes time for a refill at the growler station.” Available in either Copper or Stainless (64 oz and 128oz). Now, how about…

Kaboodle’s 2016 Gift Guide: Table Linens

Carolynn, our linen buyer, loves the linen collections at Kaboodle. (Gee, could she be somewhat partial?) Casual or formal, everyday or dinner party, holiday or basic, we can set your table in style. Runners, napkins, placemats and tablecloths, she has your table covered. SHOP ALL HOLIDAY TABLE LINENS shop THE REST OF TABLE linens

Kaboodle’s 2016 Gift Guide: Kaboodle’s Essential Cocktail Tool Set

John, Kaboodle general manager and resident cocktail aficionado, says the Kaboodle’s Essential Cocktail Tool Set is a favorite. Set includes: Boston shaker, muddler, jigger, strainer and ice tongs. Pair this with any of our martini glasses and a favorite cocktail book, like Bond Cocktails, for a complete gift for the budding mixologist on your list….

Kaboodle’s Gift Guide: Bathymetric Maps from Woodchart

Daniel, furniture buyer assistant at NW, thinks the richly detailed, wooden bathymetric maps from Woodchart make the best gift. Designed as wall art, these maps chart the depths of waterways and stir memories of favorite places. Kaboodle shows maps of many locations in the West, and we can order maps from across the US. Order…

WINNER… WINNER!

Let’s hear it for the winners! November’s TALKIN’ TURKEY Gift Box has been awarded… Congratulations to Mindy, Christina, Paul and Mary! Check your inbox guys, the goods await! We will be giving away December’s HOLIDA BAKING Gift Box at the end of the month. Make sure you are reading our emails for your chance to win.  CLICK HERE…

Kaboodle’s Gift Guide: A fresh new holiday scent from The Thymes

Patti at Progress says that one of her new faves at Kaboodle this season is the new scent, Simmered Cider, from The Thymes. “A delicious aroma of simmering mulled cider in four gift items. They make a great hostess gift,” says Patty, “but you will want to keep one for yourself!” SHOP SIMMERED CIDER FROM…

Kaboodle’s 2016 Gift Guide

With holiday entertaining and gift giving just around the corner, we asked our knowledgeable staff to share their thoughts about their favorite products. Never at a loss for an opinion, here just a few of their ideas. Yes, it is time to start thinking about those on your gift list! We’ll post one more great…

Hands on with the Craft-A-Brew Beer Kit

Brewed and Reviewed by Sadie, Kaboodle Buyer Let me just start by saying I have never made beer before.  It seemed so daunting to have to go to a specialty store and invest in a lot of equipment, try to figure out what ingredients to buy and somehow figure out how to actually brew the…

Happy National Pickle Day

Pickles… one of those staple foods Portland has elevated to a high art form. Not just a condiment for sandwiches and burgers any longer, the pickle has gone through a Renaissance period as of late, finding their way to our plates by way of adventurous Asian-infused menus and the now ubiquitous house charcuterie boards, without which…

RECIPE: Grandma Dot’s Apple Butter

The Holiday Season doesn’t get going in earnest around our house until the Apple Butter has been made, canned, and labeled, ready to be wrapped up and tucked under the Christmas tree, awaiting the arrival of our extended family and their avid apple butter appetites. Maybe it is the smell of cinnamon that fills the whole…