With summer finally around the corner, now is a great time to prepare your kitchen for the jobs required of it during the warmer months. It can also be the ideal time to do some DIY and freshen up the space after the long dark winter. [Read more…]
There’s always room for a bit of festive cheer, and since a good chunk of Christmas day is spent preparing dinner, decorating your kitchen might be the perfect way to keep your spirits high. It doesn’t have to be time consuming, and even small touches can transform a room into a winter wonderland. So have a very merry Christmas with our list of tips on how to inject a little merriment into your kitchen this year.
Throughout history the white kitchen has remained a pioneer in style, cleanliness and elegant simplicity. From traditional to contemporary, its ability to accommodate and adapt means that the white kitchen continues to stun owners and visitors alike, it’s anything but a dull affair.
With our hectic lifestyles, the time that we get to spend with our loved ones is not as often as we’d like. That’s why opportunities such as Christmas day, when few of us have prior obligations, is the perfect chance to gather the family together and spend some valuable time in each other’s company.
Getting everyone involved in preparing the Christmas dinner not only takes the stress off one person, but also allows us time to bond, learn, and even have some fun.
There are many elements we all consider essential at Christmastime and the turkey is without doubt one of them. But with the turkey comes the great turkey debate – what is the best way to cook the bird? How can you have well-cooked meat that isn’t dry? And what should you add to the turkey to give it the best flavour?
For some, Christmas is a time to get experimental in the kitchen and create extraordinary dishes. If you fancy yourself as a bit of a Jamie Oliver or Nigella Lawson, then why not road test these trendy food options in time for the big event.
Whether you’re using it to make popcorn for a movie night, defrost the chicken for dinner you inevitably left in the freezer, or quickly zap a ready meal, microwaves are convenient, efficient, and incredibly good value for money – providing you invest in the right microwave for your needs.
Not only does the arrival for those colder months mean you need to dig out your thick jumpers and comfy boots, but it also means you may need to think about protecting and arranging other rooms in your home.
Your kitchen is just one room that can benefit from a winter makeover. So, here at Kitchens by Design we have put together our guide to ensuring that your kitchen is winter ready.
Halloween is fast approaching and to get you in the trick or treating mood, we’ve selected our favourite ghoulishly delicious, easy to make recipes for October.
The arrival of winter can only mean one thing; that it is time to start cooking hearty, warming and filling meals!
Even the most accomplished amateur chefs can struggle to think of new and interesting meals to cook. So why not treat yourself this winter and invest in a new cookbook? One that is packed full of delicious winter meals that all the family will love!