Today we’ve got something a bit different to share with you – an infographic about knives! This crafty and fun image breaks down the most common types of kitchen knives, with a brief description of their shape and size, and a few mentions of what you’d use them for. This is just the first in a series of knife infographics, so keep an eye out for those in the future as well.
For now, let’s get a bit deeper into the information shared here. Think you know your knives? Let’s find out!
Last week we cleared some space in Local Root, and got to work cooking up a storm. From time to time, I’ll leaf through our stock of cookbooks and pick out a few recipes that catch my eye, then we’ll make and photograph them for blog use (and often tasty afternoon snacks!). We recently acquired enough tools to host our cooking days right in the store, and it’s definitely been a lot of fun.
Since Local Root opened, we’ve wanted to get a working kitchen in the store. We do a lot of product testing, cooking and baking, and thought it would be so fitting to be able to do that right in the store! And while we haven’t been able to build out a full kitchen just yet, we have been able to get something together that allowed us to hold our monthly cooking day at the store last Friday.
On cooking days, we have a chance to test out new merchandise, try out recipes from our selection of cookbooks, and get a little creative in the kitchen. Last Friday I opted to test out our pasta maker, which we made into a delicious spring-inspired dish, and to try my hand at a Julie Childs crepe recipe.
We pulled this handy table-setting chart out of the Didriks blog archives recently, and thought we’d share it with you. Whether you’re getting ready to host your first big dinner party, or you’re a seasoned pro, this chart proves handy for all of your table setting needs! Just print a copy and stash it where you keep your dinnerware. Never again will you forget which fork goes where, or how to arrange your glassware.