Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co: Cutting Board Oil and Handcrafted Goods — Store Profile


The Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading Co is all about wood—not surprising considering its founder is Josh Vogel, the man behind "woody American design" company BDDW. But instead of crafting furniture, Blackcreek Mercantile (which is based in Kingston, New York) focuses on small goods for the kitchen, most notably wooden spoons, cutting boards, and their proprietary-blend cutting board and knife oils. More


Delicious & Nutritious Meat Alternative: Soy Curls — Ingredient Spotlight

2012-08-07-SoyCurls2.jpgHave you discovered soy curls yet? If not, you need to—whether you are a vegetarian or not. These soy curls are not your mama's textured vegetable protein, that's for sure. They are hip and tasty and just waiting for your next lunch salad or BBQ sandwich craving. More


Letting Rooms Evolve Instead of Decorating

201278KN1.jpegMost rooms evolve slowly over time. Above is a glimpse of my own dining area six months after I moved in, followed by a snapshot of the same space, now three years later.

Letting Rooms Evolve
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Look! Banana Walnut Chocolate Cookie Cake (and Other Skillet Desserts)

2012_08_02-cookiecake.jpegWhen you read a lot of food blogs sometimes everything can start to look the same. You'll notice trends, when writers all seem to be cooking and baking similar things. Much of this is dictated by the season, and sometimes it's pure coincidence. But last week something caught my eye. Something different, something wonderful, something baked right into a skillet. More


Christopher & Merete’s Truly Tiny Kitchen on the Colorado Range — Kitchen Spotlight

Christopher and Merete live in a tiny 127-square-foot house on a big stretch of land one hundred miles southwest of Denver. Inspired by the Tiny House movement, they built the home themselves on a very small budget, sourcing materials from local salvage yards, thrift stores, hardware stores and IKEA. It's super cozy - particularly the kitchen! See more photos below: More


What is a Good Substitute for Peanuts in Asian Dishes? — Good Questions

2012-08-07-PeanutAllergyGQ.jpgQ: I love spring rolls and other Asian dishes, but I'm allergic to peanuts, which a lot of these dishes contain. I considered making an almond butter dipping sauce for spring rolls, etc., but I don't know if it'd work well. What are some good substitutes for peanuts in these dishes?

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