Belated Blogaversary: VPower Slicer (giveaway)

For the 5th giveaway celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Kitchen Gadget Girl, I am pleased to present one of my favorite go-to tools in the kitchen, the Börner V-Slicer food preparation gadget. A billion years ago, I bought my first V-Slicer Mandoline from Börner and use it at least 2-3 times a week, mostly to

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Blogaversary: Put ’em Up! (Giveaway)

I come from a long line of canners and food preservers (well, at least I know my Mom made jam and my Grandmother canned loads of stuff from her prolific southern California vegetable garden), but most of what I learned has been self taught. By the time I got around to being interested in making

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Blogaversary: Reinventing the Chicken Coop (Giveaway)

And the fun continues! Hopefully you all know I have backyard chickens. The Girls, as we affectionately call them, came to live with us almost 3 years ago exactly. I took a class at Love Apple Farms on raising chickens and part of the package was 4 baby chicks, which I brought home in a

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Blogaversary: The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage (Giveaway)

The fun continues this week as I celebrate the 5th anniversary of Kitchen Gadget Girl with another book review and giveaway. Last week’s was fun, we talked about meals we take to others who need a little support. This week, we are going to talk about food, family and learning to eat, courtesy of the

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Blogaversary: From Our House to Yours (Giveaway)

Happy Blogaversary to me, Happy Blogaversary to me, Happy 5th Blogaversary dear me-e-e-e-e, Happy Blogaversary to me! Yep, that’s right, it is the 5 year blog anniversary of Kitchen Gadget Girl. Started in May 2008, this blog has attempted to chronicle my adventures in the kitchen, mostly around seasonal, local and organic foods. I also

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Holiday Preparations and a Giveaway (Adjusta Cup review)

I am going to start with the fun part of this post at the beginning. King Arthur Flour is sponsoring a giveaway on my blog! Yippee! This means you (the reader) have the opportunity to win a box of very cool items, just in time for holiday baking. This all came about because of my

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Kiwi, strawberry and honey salad (recipe) (and Giveaway!)

Last month, while galavanting in the islands on vacation, I received email from Cynthia inviting me to participate in a blogger meet-up, sponsored by Zespri Kiwifruit. Since I was out of town, I had to miss the festive event (bummer, since Biggie from Lunch in A Box was there, and Charlie Ayers of Calafia Cafe

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