Are you looking for that special something for the Francophile in your life? These ideas will make them weep with joy like a kid in Pierre Herme. 1. Water and Iced Tea Pitcher with Toile Toile decorative designs are very common in France. You’ll see them on aprons, wallpaper, linens, and this pitcher. It’s great [...]
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Making strawberry jam is a fairly simple task. You simply cut and mash up the fruit, heat it up with sugar until it boils and gels, pour into jars, and then finish with a hot water bath. While the steps are simple, it requires some precision with ingredient proportions, temperatures, and cooking times. It helps [...]
This beautiful fondue pot is from the Mauviel factory in Normandy, France. It’s thick copper construction will heat quickly and keep your fondue at the perfect temperature. This stainless steel fondue set by Blomus features top quality construction with a more modern design. Mauviel’s History in France Mauviel, a French family business established in 1830 [...]
Did you know you can get better results when you beat egg whites in a copper bowl? About.Com has a good description of the chemistry behind this tip. When air is whisked into egg whites, the mechanical action denatures the proteins in the whites. The denatured proteins coagulate, stiffening the foam and stabilizing the air [...]
Bring a touch of old world elegance with these solid copper canisters by Old Dutch. Their hammered surface will reflect a warm glow on your marble counters. This set includes the following sizes: 4 qt, 2 qt, 1.5 qt, 1 qt. They are nickel lined and affordable at less than $70. Here’s a video of [...]