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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From My Home to Yours: Japanese-inspired (cookbook review)

Our dear friend Atsuko gifted us with a copy of Everyday Harumi, Simple Japanese Food for Family & Friends, during our visit to Japan last month. Harumi appears to be the Martha Stewart of Japan, offering Japanese women a modern take on traditional Japanese foods, all built around her family favorites. The cookbook is fun

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Cookbook Dinner Club: Holiday Magazines

The Cookbook Book Club met last night and our theme was recipes from holiday issues of our favorite food magazines. Did not manage to take many photos myself, so I am poaching the ones I can find that go with the recipes. All the recipes were successful, and many will appear on tables this holiday

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Cookbook Book Club: Around My French Table with Dorie Greenspann

Right around the New Year, Valerie of Suburban Bites suggested a cookbook dinner club via her wall on Facebook. Sort of like a book club, in that everyone “reads” the same cookbook and then gets together for a potluck dinner to discuss. Since we don’t live geographically close to each other, and because I thought

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