It wouldn't be summer without an outdoor lobster bake. Cover the table with newspaper for an inexpensive way to bring festivity to your party. Shellfish is so vivid that you don't need a ton of decor to create an appealing yet casual table setting. Add some simple dinnerware to complete the look without going over the top.
Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri transformed a dated and dysfunctional kitchen into this modern rustic space that's specially conceived to be the ideal baker's kitchen. A custom baking station is a keynote feature that incorporates a generous amount of open shelving and a dedicated prep area with butcher block countertop.
This newly remodeled kitchen by Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri features a new bakery corner, complete with open pantry walls, an island with a large butcher-block prep area and chic teal cabinets. A blackboard is installed for the homeowner, who is an avid baker, to showcase today's treats.
The main countertops are honed Carrara marble for a classic look that's ideally suited to a baker's kitchen. In addition to its elegant appearance, the smooth marble offers a perfect surface for rolling out dough. Bright teal cabinets create a striking contrast and add bold color to the space.
The large center island is clad in butcher-block countertops, creating extra prep space as well as a bar for eating. Teal cabinets are topped with Carrara marble, a classic look that's ideally suited to this baker's kitchen. The upper cabinets, extending to the ceiling for a dramatic presentation, are painted in bright white and topped with crown molding.
Where twine needs to loop, allow it to overlap and stitch both sections of twine together to mitten. At the end of letter, trim excess twine and secure the end with several stitches to prevent fraying. Repeat process with second mitten. Tip: This technique would work great on hats and scarves as well.
Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri transformed a dated and dysfunctional kitchen into this modern rustic space that's specially conceived to be the ideal baker's kitchen. The kitchen island with its distressed and stained mahogany butcher-block provides a spacious prep area for the avid baking enthusiast and serves double duty for serving and entertaining.
Have a love for baking? This is your space! Perfect for the baker of the family this cottage vibe space has plenty of light from the stainless pendant lights and natural light from the picture window. Space isn't a concern either with wide marble countertops of the table and throughout the kitchen
Rustic wood and metal barstools pull up underneath the kitchen island's butcher-block countertops, creating a casual dining spot and perfect place to gather while this avid baker is prepping her next creation. Open pantry shelving keeps all ingredients in view and easy to reach.
A stand mixer on the counter next to the kitchen’s stylish wine refrigerator with stainless steel and glass bowls has a high performance motor with a title-back mixer head that makes it easy to access the bowl and beaters. A collection of cookbooks on the counter next to the mixer with subjects ranging from easy weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook to casual spreads for every occasion offer lots of inspiration.
These cute pies don't require a recipe or any baking time. To make them, buy pre-made pies from a local gourmet market, and cut out mini versions with a 2" biscuit cutter. Top with whipped cream and delight your guests.
Cozy baking racks — like this one in Amy’s home — are a staple in French boulangeries. “I noticed [them] from Paris to Nice and always wanted one,” Amy says — though she admitted finding one was harder than she’d expected. Most of the racks she came across in Europe were too big, so she and Mat hand-built one, then added a distressed finish to give it the well-worn feel they were looking for. And, in classic French vintage style, she decorated it with brass bowls, neutral dishware and a hanging basket.