25 days of giveaways: harney & sons teas

25 days of giveaways: harney & sons teas

Years ago, my mornings were forever changed when I was introduced to Harney & Sons “Hot Cinnamon Spice” gourmet tea. Holy moly.  I grew up in a family of hot tea drinkers, and had tried hundreds of teas over the years.  But my first sip of this spicy, cinnamony...

Nutella Cheeseball

Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the month — book club!!! Since it was a cold day in December, and we were discussing Steinbeck, and…ok I really was just looking for a reason to buy some Nutella…I decided to improvise this little cheeseball to bring along. I’ll...

25 days of giveaways: nesco roaster oven

25 days of giveaways: nesco roaster oven

The Gimme Some Oven giveaways continue today with this sweet 6-quart Red Roaster Oven from Nesco. What does a roaster oven do, you might ask?  Well, it pretty much does everything your oven does except broil.  It bakes (with adjustable temperature controls up to 425 degrees F), steams, and...

25 days of giveaways: deni stainless steel food steamer

25 days of giveaways: deni stainless steel food steamer

Look out…this “25 Days of Giveaways” event is about to get steamy! Today we’re giving away this 3-Tier (9.5 quart) Stainless-Steel Digital Food Steamer from Deni.  The picture already makes me hungry.  What an amazing, gorgeous, and healthy way to prepare your food!!! This lovely little steamer does everything...

25 days of giveaways: copco travel mug trio

25 days of giveaways: copco travel mug trio

Whoever wins today’s giveaway is going to be one lucky duck.  :) The wonderful folks at Copco have donated not one – but two pairs of each of these travel mug trios for today’s giveaway.  So the winner will have these gorgeous and colorful cups for all of their...

Pesto Pasta With Chicken Sausage and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

So, I’m pretty sure Trader Joe’s now carries about 43 varieties of chicken sausage.  Ok, maybe just 10.  But still — SO MUCH CHICKEN SAUSAGE!!! Today felt like a good day to be a part of the fad, so I brought home some of their spicy Italian (I know...

25 days of giveaways: breville compact smart oven

25 days of giveaways: breville compact smart oven

G-G-G-Gimme Some Oven…..literally!!!!! Oh man.  I’ve been waiting for a giveaway like this ever since we came up with the name for this blog.  And thanks to Breville (who I credit with the idea for this fabulous giveaway!), we are giving away our first oven!  And, it’s a smart...

25 days of giveaways: chicago metallic bakeware set

25 days of giveaways: chicago metallic bakeware set

Day 8 of “25 Days of Giveaways” goes out to all of you Gimme Some Oven readers who love to use your ovens!!! Yep.  This gorgeous Chicago Metallic bakeware set is perfect for baking at all times of day!  There is a 10″ quiche pan (perfect for my favorite...

25 days of giveaways: spicecare system

25 days of giveaways: spicecare system

The picture for this one pretty much says it all, right?  Brilliant!!! Allow me to introduce you to the SpiceCare System.  This amazing interlocking jar system was created by the amazing husband-and-wife team behind Tablefare to organize your overflowing spice cabinets.  It includes 20 BPA-free containers (3 large, 10 medium,...

25 days of giveaways: “plate to pixel: digital food photography & styling”

25 days of giveaways: “plate to pixel: digital food photography & styling”

For Day 6 of “25 Days of Giveaways”, I am so excited to be giving away a copy of Helene Dejardin’s phenomenal book — “Plate To Pixel: Digital Food Photography & Styling.” Most of you know Helene from her blog, Tartlette, which overflows with creative dishes and breathtaking photography....

25 days of giveaways: hand-printed holiday tea towels

25 days of giveaways: hand-printed holiday tea towels

For Day 5 of “25 Days of Giveaway”, we’re taking a brief break from some big brand names that you love to another way that I especially love to shop — local and handmade!! Allow me to introduce you to Green Couch Design, an amazing design shop and blog...

25 days of giveaways: microplane kitchen bestseller set

25 days of giveaways: microplane kitchen bestseller set

Allow me to introduce you to one of my all-time favorite kitchen tools — a Microplane zester!  Mine was actually a stocking stuffer from “Santa” years ago when I was graduating from college.  I think that he knew better than I did what essentials I would need to stock...