Original Wood Charcuterie Board Gifts

The first question you may be asking is, “what is a charcuterie board and why would someone want it as a gift?” Charcuterie is the art of preparing meats and it goes back a while, originating from the need...

Christmas Gifts for Her

Want to wow her this holiday? Get something handmade just for her, using gorgeous natural hardwoods that are just as precious as she is. It’s the gift that keeps on giving – and serving and mixing and dazzling and so...

The Meaning of Memorial Day

The Meaning of Memorial Day Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, and it is the day se aside to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.  Memorial Day was originally known...

Best Quality Wooden Spoon

The best quality wood spoon will never be made from an inexpensive wood like pine or compressed bamboo and glue. The finest wooden spoons will be hand crafted from premium natural...

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Best Wood for Caesar Salad Bowl Guide

Our guide to the best wood for a Caesar salad bowl starts with the wood choice.  Cherry and Walnut are our top choices, followed closely by Maple. How the...

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The Weston Bowl Mill

Fall foliage in Vermont.  One draw for tourists heading north was always the Weston Bowl Mill.  Sadly no longer in business, the Bowl Mill was a major attraction all-year-long, and many...

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8 Easy Salad Hacks for Cole Slaw

Easy summer meals call for a great coleslaw. Try one of these easy salad hacks to help this classic summer salad become the star at...

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Wood Cutting Boards, Even for Chicken

When asked, as I frequently am, if a wood cutting board can safely be used for cutting raw chicken, I'll respond how easily a wood cutting board can...

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Thanksgiving Disasters to be Avoided

It was Thanksgiving Day 1982. The house was full with 16 friends and relatives gathered for the feast.  Each newly arrived guest was given strict instructions, “If food falls on...

4 Simple Steps to Carving Your Turkey this Holiday

Here are 4 simple steps to carving your turkey this holiday season.  A sharp knife will make the task much easier, and so will the right wooden carving board. View full article →