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5 Kitchen Tools Real Chefs Register For

Back at our Los Angeles Zola Townhouse, we had the pleasure of working with Pace Webb, executive chef and owner of Taste of Pace, her catering company. She’s one of the most sought-after chefs on the LA food scene and after she cooked for our events, we could see why. She makes the type of food that is so pretty, but you’re not-at-all scared to eat it because you know it will be insanely delicious. And it was! Then we started chatting with her and we became full-fledged fans. We asked our new friend to tell us what real chefs like herself would register for. Here are her top five kitchen must-haves. Signature Round Dutch Oven, Le Creuset Flame, 5.5 quart “A right of passage for any adult—chef or not—is to own their very own Le Creuset piece! The Dutch Oven is an absolute staple of any kitchen and can last for generations. This all-purpose cookware is perfect for creating stews, cooking vegetables or grains, and one-pot meals. I love to braise meat in my Dutch …


Lemon Linguine Recipe For Two

Whether you’re beginners in the kitchen or seasoned chefs, this lemon linguine recipe for two is perfect for your next date night in. So grab that Cuisinart pot that you registered for, and let’s heat things up! What you’ll need: 1 pack linguine 3 TBS olive oil 2 TBS butter 3/4 cup ramps, chopped 4-5 fresh sage leaves 1 TBS fresh Oregano 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (~2-3 lemons) 1/3 cup reserved pasta water 1/2 cup grated cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano recommended) Salt/freshly ground black pepper and red pepper flake to taste Fresh basil and parsley for finishing What to do: 1. Well, first off, let’s cook the linguine. Follow the instructions on the box, but before draining, reserve 1/3 cup of pasta water for later. Set the pasta aside. 2. In a separate pan, heat up the olive oil on medium high heat and add the ramps. Sauté for 1-2 minutes. Then, add the chopped sage and oregano and sauté that for another 2-3 minutes. During this time, season with salt, black pepper and …


Registering for Now and Later: Registry Tips

Registering for now and later is a best practice that you, your mother and mother-in-law can all agree on. No one wants think of their wedding registry as a missed opportunity later in life. While many couples are opting out of registering for new china patterns, there are some items that you will need in the future that you can’t possibly see yourself needing today. You want your wedding registry to feel timeless, after all that is the point of asking your nearest and dearest to get you set up for the future. So when it comes to the big ticket regulars, stick with trusted name brands. Think: Cuisinart, KitchenAid and Le Crueset. Power Advantage 7-Speed Hand Mixer Cuisinart designs multi-purpose products that get the job done, making them a wedding registry essential you will use now and later. This hand mixer makes everyday recipes a cinch and has minimal cleanup, too. Professional 600 Series 6 Qt. Stand Mixer This Kitchenaid stands the test of time and is a necessity when you need to start cooking for the holidays. …