Katie's Kitchen Design & Tips

October 18, 2014

The arrival of autumn means the leaves are changing and there is a chill in the air. It’s finally time to turn off the air conditioning and start decorating for the quickly approaching holiday season! Begin making your kitchen extra cozy this fall with a few quick tips:

October 4, 2014

It doesn’t get much more American than apples. As one of the top producers of apples in the world, the U.S. recognizes our favorite fruit in October with National Apple Month. While most people think of the humble apple pie first, apples are surprisingly versatile in the kitchen. Plus, they’re a great low-calorie source of fiber and with over 2,000 different varieties, there’s an apple for everyone. Use one of these recipes to get you started or find your own unique way to celebrate apple month!

Spiced Apple Cider

September 27, 2014

 All-white kitchens can be beautiful and timeless, but keeping them beautiful can be a real challenge. Everyday life doesn't always agree with a white kitchen - you may encounter stained sinks, yellowing cabinets and an accumulation of grease over time. Here are a few tips to keep your kitchen sparkling for as long as possible.

Shield the Sun - direct sunlight will cause white cabinets to yellow and fade. Be sure to have draperies, blinds, or window film added to windows near the kitchen.

September 20, 2014

A solid cutting board is a fixture in any kitchen. It acquires good seasoning like a cast iron skillet and can last for years. If you’d like your wooden cutting board to become a family heirloom, proper care and cleaning is key. Use these tips to keep your butcher block in good shape for years to come!

Place foods on different areas of the butcher block each time you use it to wear the entire surface equally instead of one specific spot.

September 13, 2014

Without hardware, a kitchen can feel incomplete – yet with the hundreds of options available to choose from, picking the perfect cabinet hardware can feel impossible. Here’s a few tips to help you narrow down the choices and finish your kitchen with a personal touch!

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