Best of Winter Fancy Food Show 2014

Last week I visited the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show, a production of the Specialty Food Association. Companies from around the world showcase their food products, mostly for buyers from all over (think CostCo). Because of this blog, I qualified for a press pass, which I used to

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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: 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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Whoopie Pies – an experiment and a cookbook (a recipe)

Coach’s gifts for soccer were easy this year – the team name was the Whoopie Pies and once I saw the new Whoopie Pies: Dozens of Mix ’em, Match ’em, Eat ’em up recipes by Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell, I had my plan in place. A copy of the book for each coach, along

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