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December 2014, Volume 10, Issue 12

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

Entertaining with Style and Ease

Holiday Decorations

Henckels gourmet catalogueOnce again, the holiday season is upon us and we each have certain expectations and family traditions that we like to uphold. It can be overwhelming when life gets in the way of enjoying the festivities. We can help! This year, you truly can be the hostess with the mostest. Read on to discover that entertaining friends and family at this time of year can be stress-free and fun. Sit back, relax with your favourite drink and let us inspire you.

Don't forget to have a browse in the Henckels gourmet catalogue and treat you or your favourite chef to a top of the line set of kitchen knives.

Sigrid and Staff

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Food Events and News

  • Orangeville Winter Farmers' Market Every other Saturday at 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Dec. 6, 20, Jan. 3, 17, 31, Feb. 14, 28, March 14, 28, April 11, 25.

In This Issue:


Breville Risotto Plus

Breville Risotto PlusBreville Risotto Plus is an amazing versatile appliance that makes tender slow cooked meals, stir-free risotto, and fluffy rice all in the same bowl.

The pot also has a sauté setting that allows you to caramelize onions or brown meats and a steamer insert to steam your favourite vegetables or poach fish.

What a lovely feeling knowing that dinner is cooking while you are doing more important things with family and friends.


$119.99 (regular $139.99)



Betzy Wood Art Sandwich BoardToys for the Kitchen

Betzy Wood Art Sandwich Board

This unique serving board is a great conversation piece. We love that it is crafted 'here at home' in Mono, Ontario of locally harvested hardwood and finished with a food safe, custom blend of mineral oil, and again, locally farmed beeswax.

$29.95 small


Trudeau Cooling Rod & AeratorTrudeau Cooling Rod & Aerator

Cool and aerate your wine in one step with the Trudeau Cooling Rod & Aerator. Simply store the rod in the freezer until ready to use. Insert it into the bottle, attach aerator and pour! The chilled reds and whites maintain their temperature for up to an hour and the room temperature reds get cooled down. You can also purchase the cooling rod on its own to use with your existing Trudeau aerator.

Both cooling rod and aerator $40
Cooling rod only $25.00

Spiegelau Platinum Quality Glass

Spiegelau Platinum Quality GlassFor parties and day to day use, Spiegelau platinum quality glass, made in Germany, will fit the bill.

Since 2004 Spiegelau has belonged to Riedel Glass Works.

We stock red and white wine, Bordeaux and Burgundy so that your wine tastes its best in the perfectly shaped and contoured glass.

Glasses are also available with no stems for everyday versatility.

$49.99 set of four

6 quart Banquet Skillet from Breville

Breville Fry PanSear, simmer and serve with confidence with the Breville Thermal Pro. This 6 quart Banquet Skillet has 15 heat settings and ensures even heat distribution across the entire cooking surface. To make cleaning easier, this rectangular frying pan has a premium PFOA-free non-stick coating. Try our Skillet Party Meatballs for your next crowd.


$139.99 (regular $159.99)


Trudeau Fondue Trudeau Fondue

Talk about stylish. The Lumina copper fondue set by Trudeau is dressed up for the holidays. The 3 ply copper pot is suitable for meat and the ceramic double boiler insert bowl is for cheese or chocolate fondue. Enjoy. If fondue isn't your thing but you still like the idea of an interactive meal try a raclette party!

$129.95 (regular $149.99)

Emile Henry Tagine  Emile Henry Tagine

Want a different and interesting cooking vessel to use when guests visit? Not only does an Emile Henry tagine make wonderfully tender and deeply flavoured meals it is a centre piece that keeps the conversation going. Create meat based meals, vegetarian, vegan and even dessert dishes.

We have a few recipes here to get you started:
Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Olives Tagine
Veal & Curry Tagine

$99.99 small
$164.99 medium
$189.99 large

The Wish List

It’s hard to shop for others when we are distracted by so many things we'd love to have for ourselves. Fill out “The Wish List” and pass it on to someone who would like to buy for you. The good thing is that you will receive something you actually want and the gift giver can save $10, when they spend $50 before tax shopping for you. Pick up your wish list in store today.

Gift Certificates

If we are unable to help you find the perfect gift for someone on your list then surprise them with a gift certificate from our store. They are available all year round and in any denomination.

Skillet Party Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ˝ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ˝ tsp each salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ground parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 700 ml jar of your choice pasta sauce
  • 2 cups mozzarella, grated
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Place pork, beef, eggs, bread crumbs, grated onion, garlic and spices in a large bowl or stand mixer. Blend together.
  2. Form into balls of your size choice.
  3. Preheat skillet, add oil and sear meatballs, turning a few times for approximately 8 minutes.
  4. Pour sauce over meatballs and simmer for 40 minutes to finish internal cooking.
  5. Allow cheeses to melt over finished dish. Serve with crusty bread.

Prep time
20 minutes
Cook time
50 minutes
8 main servings or 16 side servings