Posts Tagged ‘Ceramic Measuring Spoons Set’

Weekly Spotlight: Pi[e] Day

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Today’s date, 3.14, also happens to be the first three digits of the mathematical constant called Pi. Since we aren’t mathematicians here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, we’re celebrating this day by spotlighting five tools and home accents related to Pi[with an e]. Take a look below.

Pie Fixes Everything Sign

Huckleberry Pug & Pie PrintCeramic Measuring Spoons SetPottery Rolling Pin

Whimsical Stand Mixer Designed Aprons

We agree with artist Pat Hutter that Pie Fixes Everything, even the hunger of a little Huckleberry Pug, captured by photographer Ron Schmidt. The right seasonings and spices in any pie are most accurately added when using Measuring Spoons and tools, and if you decide to make your own crust, a Rolling Pin is a must-have. If you’re making a pie that requires mixing or ingredient combining in an electric mixer, our Stand Mixer Aprons will keep the ingredients off your clothes.

Tell us your favorite kind of pie in the comments below!

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Three Delicious Dip Recipes

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

For your holiday table or to keep around for your next special occasion, these dip recipes are sure to please any snack lover! What makes these recipes even better is their versatility – eat with pretzels, crackers, bread – and the potential to alter ingredients to taste without ruining the dish. Enjoy!

Metal Recipe Card HolderSpinach and Artichoke Dip

What You’ll Need:

  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 6 1/2 ounces artichoke hearts, drained and mashed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a 1-quart baking dish, combine spinach, pepper, garlic, artichokes, sour cream and cheese. Thin mixture with cream (use all for a thinner dip, or less for a thicker consistency).
  3. Season with salt and pepper if desired, and bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Serve hot.

Cranberry and Cream Cheese Dip

What You’ll Need:

Raspberry Apricot Jam | Made in Maine | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup apricot jam or orange marmalade
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 (8 ounce) package
    cream cheese, softened

Directions:

  1. Preheat an oven to 350°F.
  2. In a 2-quart baking dish with a cover, combine cranberries with sugar, stirring well to coat all the berries.
  3. Bake (covered) for about 30 minutes or until the cranberries pop and release their liquid.
  4. Remove from oven and stir in the apricot jam (or orange marmalade) and pecans. Refrigerate overnight (or for at least 4-6 hours) to blend the flavors.
  5. To serve, pour dip over the soft block of cream cheese on a serving dish.

Ceramic Measuring Spoons SetDill Dip

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 3/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 3 teaspoons dried dill weed
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped onion, seasoning salt, dill weed and sugar until fully incorporated.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours, then serve!

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Wednesday Spotlight: New Year, New Kitchen Tools

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

So maybe that doesn’t have a perfect ring to it, but nonetheless, we are excited to spotlight five of our newest kitchen and cooking tools this week. And no, you’re not seeing them in the pages of your catalog – all five of these tools are web exclusive!

Classic Butter Churner

Ceramic Measuring Spoons SetCeramic Measuring Cups Set

Measuring Cups and Spoons

Measuring accurately with the right tools ensures success in the kitchen, and our new ceramic measuring cups and spoons are perfect for the job. Included are standard measurements used in everyday recipes and those special dishes, as well as a handle and lipped rim on the cups for easily pouring liquids, and a key chain for the spoons to keep them all in one place. The durable ceramic will keep these tools in your kitchen year after year, and make a great gift for new or seasoned chefs.

Making it Easier

Classic Flour ShakerWe’re all about efficient cooking tools and going the extra mile to make each cooking or baking experience a positive one. A butter churner may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but this classic churner is petite enough to sit on your counter while spacious enough to make deliciously creamy butter. Forego store-bought, and make your own butter at the twist of a handle.

Metal Recipe Card HolderFlour can make your other ingredients a little temperamental, but using the right tool for even distribution is the key to non-stick surfaces or a necessary light coating of the powder. Our Ceramic Flour Shaker is a charming option for decorative country appeal combined with this very function; keep flour at the ready and easy to distribute by using this beautiful shaker.

Finally, you can never go wrong with a recipe holder. This made in the USA holder offers one of a kind antiqued appeal, and features a scrawling “recipe” cutout. Its magnetic nature will pair well with your favorite decorative magnets to keep your recipe in view and upright during the entire cooking process.

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