How to tune-up your kitchen for 2013: 9 easy steps

It feels like we’re having a record winter for snow and I haven’t been interested in going anywhere unless I absolutely have to. Today, unfortunately, I’m slotted for the dentist’s chair and a double extraction, but you can be sure that the rest of the weekend will be quiet.

By the way, thank you for all the tips on Facebook for my post-op recovery. No straws. I got it.

Being snowed in means that I’ve had some time to organize my kitchen for the new year. Nothing too drastic, more of a tune-up than an overhaul, but much needed all the same.

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Giveaway: Mandoline Slicer by Edgeware

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Welcome back to Home for the Holidays! We’ve got 15 giveaways across the entire network this week — all great gift ideas, perfect for the season.

First I gave away a food processor, and in keeping with the super-useful tools and equipment theme, I’m excited to bring you my next giveaway item…

Yep, today you could win a sleek and sturdy Mandoline Slicer made by Edgeware! Valued at $179, this mandoline is a precision tool for uniformly slicing all manner of vegetables and fruits.

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Giveaway: Magimix by Robot-Coupe 14-cup Food Processor

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Welcome to Simple Living Media’s Home for the Holidays! We’ve got 15 giveaways across the entire network this week—all great gift ideas, perfect for the holidays.

I’m so very excited about today’s giveaway item because I feel like I’m sharing a valuable discovery with you as well as giving away a top of the line kitchen tool…

Yep, I’m kicking things off with a Magimix by Robot-Coupe 14-cup Food Processor!

Valued at approximately $450,the Magimix  is the best of the best food processors and built to last. How do I know that? Because Robot-Coupe, the inventor of the food processor, has been in every commercial kitchen I have ever worked it.

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