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June 2011, Volume 7, Issue 6

From the Kitchen to the Table, The Kitchen Store in Orangeville

Danesco OutdoorSummertime, and the living is easy!

Now that the temperatures have warmed and the rain seems to have (finally) stopped, dare we believe that summer may be just around the corner.

The month of June means Father’s Day, the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival and the launch of the barbecue season. In anticipation of the arrival of summer, this month we’re pleased to showcase a great line of outdoor living patio items from Danesco, some terrific Kitchen Toys that will make your barbecuing easier than ever, and some wonderful summertime treats from Saxon Chocolates.

Be sure to check out our website for barbecue grilling tips, barbecue terminology, and a guide to cooking great steaks on the barbecue!

Be sure to come into downtown Orangeville from June 2nd to 5th for the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival, and check out our Cash & Carry Tent Sale on Saturday, June 4th.

Fire up the barbecue and enjoy Father’s Day, great blues & jazz and the beginning of summer! With warm wishes,

With warm wishes,
Sigrid Wolm

Our deepest sympathies are extended to our dear friend Barb Cezilio on the recent passing of her husband and best friend, Gus, as the result of a tragic car accident.

Customers of the store will know Barb as one of our valued staff members, and during this difficult time, our entire family of colleagues and customers send Barb and her family our love, support and deepest sympathies.


In this Issue


Culinary Events and News

Downtown Orangeville’s Market On Broadway
Opening Saturday, May 7th 8am to 1pm -- rain or shine!

CASH & CARRY UNDER THE TENT SALE as part of the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival - great products & great savings!

urchase your Luminaries for Relay for Life at From the Kitchen to the Table

Congratulations To:
Dolores G, the May winner of a Zwilling J.A. Henckels steak knife set.

June Subscriber Draw
All subscribers to our electronic newsletter during the month of June will be entered to win a Wuesthof Trident Grand Prix II santoku knife ($160.00 value)

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BBQ Steak

Did you know?

  • Canadian statistics report that 75% of Canadian households have at least one barbecue.
  • The Canadian National BBQ Championships take place in Whistler, BC between July 29th and 31st, 2011.
  • Almost 60% of Canadians use their barbecue yearround.
  • Lexington, North Carolina is known as the barbecue capital of the world.
  • E.G. Kingsford was the inventor of the charcoal briquette.
  • Many say the word barbecue originates from the Spanish word “barbacoa”, which was the Taino Indian method for cooking fish over a pit of hot coals.
  • The outdoor gas grill was invented in Little Rock, Arkansas by William Wepfer and Melton Lancaster in the 1960s.
  • The small “hibachi” portable barbecues are named after the traditional Japanese heating devices.
  • Try putting pieces of fresh rosemary into a charcoal fire to add flavour to your barbecued food.
  • United States President George Washington is quoted in his 1769 diary, that he “went up to Alexandria to a barbicue”.

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Outdoor Living from Danesco

Danesco Outdoor


With a summery dragonfly motif and fresh, bright colours, the outdoor living tableware collection from Danesco is made of 100% food safe melamine. The collection is dishwasher safe and includes a full line of dinner plates, salad plates, bowls and platters. Complement your tableware with galvanized steel serving accessories, such as serving platter, ice bucket or multi-purpose caddy. Serve up drinks in pitchers made of food-safe BPA styrene plastic that resists scratching and cracking. The doublewalled striped tumblers come complete with lid and straw, and are perfect for poolside or patio entertaining!

Prices from as low as:

  • $2.99 for bowls
  • $3.99 for salad plates
  • $5.99 for double-walled tumbler with lid & straw.

Danesco Outdoor



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Fun Kitchen Toys

Stainless Steel Food LoopThe best food trussing tool for the grill!

The first flameproof, stainless steel Foodloop for the grill. Use anywhere you would use string, tooth picks or skewers to hold your food together while cooking on the grill, under the broiler or in any pan on the stove. Flameproof to 2012F, the Foodloop is reusable, dishwasher safe, flexible and durable. Adjusts from 2” to 6” in diameter.

$24.99 for set of 4

Fire WireDon’t get twisted with Fire Wire!

Fire Wire Flexible Grilling Skewer is an ingenious cable-style grilling skewer that makes grilling easier than ever before. Made of 100% food grade stainless steel, Fire Wire is twice as long as a traditional skewer. No need to touch the food twice; simply marinate in the bag on the Fire Wire and place the food on your grill.


burgers stuffed with your favourite ingredients

Flipping out over great burgers!

Create tasty burgers stuffed with your favourite ingredients. Meat shaper tool creates divot in burger patty to fill with stuffing ingredients such as cheese, mushrooms, etc. Makes consistent size and shaped burgers from ground beef, turkey or vegetables. Neatly releases stuffed burger patties onto pan or grill. Dishwasher safe.

$14.99 each

Teroforma Whisky Stones With Glass Print

Ice melts! Whisky rocks!


This set of 9 Whisky Stones is ideal for putting a slight chill in your whisky without diluting the flavour of your drink. Reusable and non-porous, the Stones impart neither flavour or odour. Pour whisky over Stones, let stand for a few moments and enjoy. Rinse and air dry to clean.

$24.99 for a set of 9



The Saxon Summer Collection

Saxon Chocolates proudly upholds the time-honoured traditions that have made Belgium synonymous with fine, gourmet chocolate. Saxon adheres to the highest standards of chocolate making, using only pure, carefully sourced ingredients in small-batch creations for the smoothest and richest flavours. For Saxon, chocolate offers an oasis of calm in a busy, hectic world and their Summer Collection reflects their wish to celebrate the joys of summer with great chocolate!

Trudeau Casa BlancaSMORES GIFT SET

Crisp graham crackers, fluffy hand-cut marshmallows and silky smooth dark Belgian chocolate blend together to dramatically raise the bar of this favourite summer treat. Each kit makes 8 of the most delectable smores you will ever eat, and makes a perfect gift for cottages, camping and backyard parties all summer long.

Gift set $13.49


Dip your favourite ice cream cone into melted dark Belgian chocolate and then roll in a selection of four crunchy toppings – mini toffee bits, chocolate crisps, hazelnut pieces or chocolate pearls. Mix and match to create a scrumptious new dessert every time! No cones? Use this kit to make fabulous chocolate sundaes.

$12.99 per box


Can’t decide between dark chocolate or white? The gift set includes one pouch each of the dark chocolate and vanilla white chocolate drink mix flavours. This icy duo makes a fantastic summer hostess gift.

$6.95 (270g bag - 6 servings)



We also carry Saxon Chocolate ice cream bowls ($14.99 for a box of 4) -- perfect for serving up your favourite summertime treats!


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