Let’s Hear It for Last Month’s Gift Box Winners!

Let’s hear it for the winners! December’s New Years Eve Party Gift Box has been awarded… Congratulations to Ruth N., Laura Y., Bruce T., and Melanie T. Check your inbox guys, your prizes await! We will be giving away January’s NEW YEARS RESOLUTION Gift Box at the end of the month. Make sure you are reading our…

2018 Gift Guide: Kaboodle Gift Cards

“So, you waited til the last minute, huh? I’m sure you were busy, it happens this time of year. Never fear, We got this. YOU got this! You know EXACTLY what they want, right? No? Don’t look at us, we’ve been trying to help all month. If the rest of this list hasn’t inspired you,…

2018 Gift Guide: Nespresso

“If you have a coffee lover in your life then you might want to think of gifting them with a Nespresso machine.  These machines make barista quality espresso with a capsule and one touch.  I use one every day and love the quality and convenience of coffee from a capsule.  Plus right now these machines…

2018 Gift Guide: Maple Cutting Board

“My favorite thing to give is the 24″ X 18″ Maple Cutting board from john boos. ample area for prep work, easy to maintain & looks great in any kitchen.” -Peter, NW Portland Store SHOP JOHN BOOS MAPLE CUTTING BOARD  

2018 Gift Guide: One of Oprah’s Faves

“Home carbonation machines are all the rage nowadays but you have to bring some style to earn a spot on my countertop. The aarke carbonator is just the thing: It’s as elegant as it is easy to use. The fit and finish is so stunning, whether you choose the stainless Steel, powder-coated black, or plated…

2018 Gift Guide: SOMA

“I love these water filter pitchers from Soma!! I love that they’re made with plant based renewable materials, and I love knowing they filter zinc and chlorine! Best of all, I love the way they look. Plus Soma also has super cute glass water bottles! I think it would make a great gift for the water…

2018 Gift Guide: Local Cookbooks

“Our cookbook buyer, Carolynn, says she loves to curl up by the fire with a glass of wine and read cookbooks, finding inspiration within the pages. Whether it is something simple and delicious like a rustic tart from the Grand Central Baking book or a portable feast from the Campout or Picnic cookbooks, these books spark…

2018 Gift Guide: Shun Premier 6″ Chef Knife

“I would highly recommend a Shun Premier 6″ CHEF’S KNIFE FOR ANYONE ON YOUR GIFT LIST. IT’S AESTHETICALLY PLEASING AND glides THROUGH THE FOOD YOU ARE PREPARING AS IF IT WASN’T EVEN THERE. THIS KNIFE IS A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY HOME COOKS ARSENAL.” -Thomas, NW Portland Store SHOP SHUN PREMIER 6″ CHEF’S KNIFE

2018 Gift Guide: de Buyer French-made Steel

“My go to: De Buyer fry pans. They last forever, produce a great quality cook and handle high temperatures like the best cast iron, but can also do delicate things as well as the best Stainless Steel! A properly seasoned De Buyer will be a workhorse in any kitchen and handle whatever is thrown at it.”…

2018 Gift Guide: Staub Cast-Iron

“Simple dEsigns meet high-quality craftsmanship to make long lasting and versatile pieces of cookware. that’s why staub Cast-Iron is such a gorgeous gift to give. what can’t a good piece of enameled cast-iron cookware do? and it will last practically forever.” -Annabel, NW Portland Store SHOP STAUB CAST-IRON

2018 Gift Guide: Cole Mason Spice Funnel

“I love the cole mason spice funnel. it’s the only funnel i’ve found that fits over the center rod of your salt and pepper grinder. it really helps filling your grinder without making a giant mess, is super small for easy storage, and makes for an awesome stocking stuffer. ” -Alison, NW Portland Store SHOP…

2018 Gift Guide: Alkemista Infusion Vessels

“Give the gift of good, quality booze all year long with the alkemista infusion vessel. It’ll turn ordinary bottom shelf alcohol into extraordinary infused spirits, perfect for your favorite cocktail recipes. just add fresh fruits, spices, herbs or botanicals to the stainless filter, along with a bottle of alcohol (we’ve been sipping on a bourbon…