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  • 10 DIY Ways to Add a Pop of Color to Your Kitchen

    10 DIY Ways to Add a Pop of Color to Your Kitchen

    Colorful food creations come out of your kitchen all the time, it’s time to extend those pops of color to the kitchen itself. Whether you own your home or rent, these 10 easy DIY projects will add a little color, pattern and character to your cooking space.

  • Essential Tools to Help You Host Your First Thanksgiving

    Essential Tools to Help You Host Your First Thanksgiving

    If you make a game plan—and be a little flexible with that game plan—hosting Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t have to be stressful. It should be a time where you can focus on being thankful and spending time with your loved ones, not stressing out and running around you kitchen in a frenzy on the big day. Make your menu a couple of weeks before, write down your recipes and ingredients two weeks before the big day, and use this list for the most-used and essential tools you’ll need for your first Thanksgiving, and we’re sure it will be a memorable and pleasant experience for both you and your guests.

  • DIY Storage for Small Kitchens

    DIY Storage for Small Kitchens

    Small kitchens don’t always have to be cluttered and frustrating to use! Renting an apartment or a house with a tiny kitchen? Don’t have the money for doing an expensive and stressful renovation project on your current kitchen? Take a look at these easy DIY hacks for creating more storage in your small kitchen. We’re sure you’ll be back in your kitchen and enjoying cooking again in no time.

  • Curious Chef Announces New Partnership & Contest with Veggiecation

    Veggiecation, an organization dedicated to educating children on healthy eating by offering kids cooking classes and family workshops, now provides all certified educators with a portable cooking kit filled with Curious Chef® products. To kick off the partnership, Veggiecation and Curious Chef are hosting a recipe contest happening now through the end of October. Participants must create an original recipe using one of Veggiecation's 34 featured vegetables in a unique way. The winner will receive a Veggiecation Educator Training Workshop (VETW) and a Curious Chef® gift set specifically assembled for this contest.

  • Reducing Food Waste at Home

    Reducing Food Waste at Home

    Did you know that on average, Americans waste 40% of food overall? And not only that, but 95% of our food waste ends up in a landfill and it adds up to a loss of $165 billion annually. Yikes! So why should we reduce food waste? It saves us money; reduces methane emissions from landfills; conserves energy and resources because it prevents pollution from transporting, growing and manufacturing food; and you can support your community by donating food that would otherwise have gone to waste. Sounds pretty good right? Take a look at ways to reduce the amount of food you’re wasting at home.

  • The College Kid’s Survival Guide to Essential Dorm Room Kitchen Tools

    The College Kid’s Survival Guide to Essential Dorm Room Kitchen Tools

    Congratulations! Either you or your child has been accepted to college. It’s a fun and scary time for everyone. Mom and Dad letting their kid leave home and live elsewhere for the first time, and the kid having their first taste of freedom.

    Most college kids arrive on the first day/night away from home and excitedly begin to unpack and get settled into their dorm room. While they’re hanging out and meeting new friends, suddenly, they look at the clock and it's! And they forgot to eat dinner and the dining room is closed! In that moment, they finally appreciate their parents for cooking dinner for them every night and making sure they ate. There are two types of college kids in this situation, the panicky one, because they might have to go hungry until breakfast tomorrow, and the responsible one, who is happy they checked out this list of essential kitchen tools for the dorm room.

  • Kitchen Tools to Help Make Summer Hosting Easier

    Kitchen Tools to Help Make Summer Hosting Easier

    It’s summertime and everyone wants to be outside and enjoying the beautiful weather. Nobody wants to be stuck inside a hot, stuffy kitchen cooking on the stovetop or oven. To avoid having a sky-high air conditioning bill because of your hot kitchen, and to spend more time outdoors with friends and family, take a look at these helpful kitchen tools to make summer hosting easier.

  • What Does "Made in the USA" Mean?

    What Does "Made in the USA" Mean?

    Like the terms "all natural" and "organic," it seems "made in the USA" has become yet another buzzword of the mindful consumer. Much like how certain foods and companies can slap the “organic” or “all natural” label on something when it might not necessarily be 100% organic, there are loopholes to the “made in the USA” definition. The only way to truly know where your money is going is to be an informed consumer and vigilant. Take a look at how this term different companies are defining and interpreting this term.

  • Food Trends for 2015

    Food Trends for 2015

    Every year there seems to be a new food trend on the rise, whether it’s no carb, low carb, or gluten free. There are even food-specific trends, remember when everyone was totally obsessed with bacon? You could find bacon on doughnuts, candy bars and even ice cream. The Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco boasted more than 1,300 new foods and beverages, showing new food trends for 2015. Take a look and see if your food and beverages of choice are hip this year, or find new things to try.

  • Curious Chef’s Website Wins Interactive Media Award

    Curious Chef, a company that strives to help kids learn to love cooking early in life through their kid-friendly kitchen tools, recently won the highest honor given by Interactive Media Awards (IMA) in the ‘kids’ category for their recently redesigned website. The e-commerce website ranked high in all five scoring areas: design, content, feature functionality, usability and standards compliance.