Posts Tagged ‘ Family Cook ’

Easy As Pie

November 14, 2011    |    By +
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Easy As Pie

Whether they’re an every day baker or are intimidated by the precision required to create the perfect pie crust, this little gadget from Breville will have them whistling while they work. It doesn’t get easier than baking cute, perfect little individual pies in 8 just minutes. The non-stick surface and included pastry cutter make... Read more »


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The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

October 24, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

In the colder months, in many ways chili is the ultimate “guy” food. Of course chili is loved by all, but you gotta admit guys certainly have more of an affinity towards than others. And what’s not to like? It’s got meat (…or at least I think  most chili should), it’s got serious bold... Read more »


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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

The Gift: The OXO Digital Leave-In Meat Thermometer (available now for around $40) The Scoop: I have two hidden talents in the kitchen. First, I have the ability to overcook nearly everything. Unfortunately, hidden skill number two doesn’t help much as I’m fairly competent at under-cooking most things as well. Remedy? Cooking by temperature... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

February 4, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Die-hard football fan or not, the Superbowl is always a party. As the Steelers and Packers go head to head this Sunday, I for one will be indulging in my favorite game-day snack: 7-layer dip. Whether you’re hosting a party yourself or just attending, here some snacking inspiration to feed the masses.   And... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.