Monthly Archives: December 2016

8 Kitchen Tools for the Last-Minute Holiday Shopper

The holiday season will be over very shortly – have you bought a gift for everyone on your list? If not, we’re here to help! Kitchen tools and gadgets make a perfect gift for everyone from the newlywed, to the casual cook, to the hardcore foodie.

Check out our list of 8 items that will surely satisfy someone on your list, click on the product name for the link to the product, and then get to shopping!

  1. 1. Christmas Cookie Baking Set: ‘Tis the season for cookie exchanges – and there is always one friend who looks forward to the event every year. This set of Christmas cookie cutters, a rolling pin, a spatula, and a whisk is perfect for the friend or family member who loves baking and sharing their cookies. Go a step further and include these double-sided Christmas cookie stamps that create detailed designs on any cookie. Now your cookie-lover will have just what they need to prepare crowd-pleasing Christmas cookies!


  1. 2. Heart Shaped Pocket Pie Maker: Do you have a friend who loves tiny things – mini cupcakes, mini muffins, or sliders? Well now that person can make adorable mini pies! This pocket pie maker makes no-fail pies that are easy to share and fit in the palm of your hand. It doesn’t get much cuter than that.


  1. 3. English Muffin Ring Set: Calling all breakfast lovers: This English Muffin Set can make delicious English Muffins, yes. But, that’s not all! It can also make perfectly sized pancakes and sunny side-up eggs too!


  1. 4. Rolling Pin: This rolling pin is just right for the pint-sized baker. If you know a kid who is ready to dive into the world of cookies, pies, cakes, and biscuits, then help them get started with this essential tool – sized perfectly for them!


  1. 5. Apple Peeler: Just because someone likes to spend time cooking and baking doesn’t mean they aren’t a fan of shortcuts. This Apple Peeler makes it a breeze to prepare apples for pies, applesauce – or even just eating.


  1. 6. Make a Cookie Cutter Set: This kit includes everything needed to make a cookie cutter (or more) in whatever shape you want! Your gift recipient can bend and shape the aluminum into a one-of-a-kind cookie cutter that they can use for a lifetime.


  1. 7. Snowflake Cookie/Biscuit Cutters: This set of five cutters includes an assortment of snowflake shapes and sizes. If you have a friend who lives in a snowy climate, where there will surely be a snow day or two, gift this set as a source of fun on a day when it’s too cold to go outside.


  1. 8. Silicone Pastry Mat: This is a must-have for anyone who wants to make kitchen clean-up a breeze. The pasty mat – not just for making pastry – lays flat on the counter (or other surface) and stays in place as you work on it, easily releasing dough that might otherwise stick. It keeps the counter free of whatever ingredients are being used, and once finished, it can go right in the dishwasher.


All of these gifts are available in our online store, and we’re offering you 25% off to help you finish your holiday shopping. Just enter the promo code “JOY” when you check out! Happy holidays!


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Tips for Hosting a Holiday Cookie Exchange

‘Tis the season for cookies! The holidays are a busy time for most people – so don’t stress yourself out with baking all your favorites. Instead, host a Holiday Cookie Exchange! It’s a great excuse to invite friends and family over for a relaxing get-together during the holiday season. The best part is that everyone gets to leave with a variety of cookies to enjoy.

To make it even easier, we’ve outlined everything you need to know to host a successful cookie party in the graphic below or you can download our printable guide. [Click Here!] Enjoy!