June 02, 2014

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Food for Thought: Whipping Up the Perfect Guac

Even with recent lime shortages across much of the country, spring is still the perfect time to whip up a bowl of guac for your first porch sits or barbecues of the season. Always a party favorite, our guacamole recipe is a fresh take on the classic dip that has been around since the time of the Aztecs. We spruce up your average guac by tossing in pomegranate seeds and pepitas. Pepitas are a great source of magnesium, zinc and healthy fatty acids while the pomegranate adds a certain flamboyance you're sure to love. Pair it with some crispy tortilla chips or slap a glob into your favorite burrito, and all will be good in the world. 

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April 29, 2014

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Food for Thought: Salt, & So Much More

To many, salt is just salt. If you want to look further, however, salt is so much more than your typical ingredient. There are many distinct characteristics and varieties of salt out there; distinguishing between them can help progress your cooking abilities to wow your next dinner guests by enhancing the flavors of your food. Below are some salt recommendations from The Wooden Palate that you can experiment with to create your next spread with.  

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March 20, 2014

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Back from NYNOW!

Actually... we've been back for a few weeks now, but are still flying high from our successful time spent in New York at the NYNOW trade show. Getting to the east coast doesn't happen as often as we would like, so making the most of our short trip quickly became a priority. Along with our current retailers who stopped by to see us and our latest luxurious necessities, we met tons of other talented artisans and opened a myriad of new accounts worldwide who will soon be offering our elegantly organic handmade pieces in their shops.

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January 28, 2014

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Find the Wooden Palate on Instagram

Hey guys if you haven't already started following us on Instagram check us out at @the_woodenpalate. Make sure to share any photos of your Wooden Palate goods and how you're putting them to use.  Use the #thewoodenpalate hashtag!

January 17, 2014

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Shooting for Martha Stewart Living with Dave Lauridsen

 

Dave Lauridsen, photographer on our Martha Stewart Living shoot, shares what a great time he had with us in the shop and how much he learned about our Atlantic City Boardwalk wood on his blog, the dl. We love Dave!

January 05, 2014

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Customs: Breakfast in Bed Tray

Take a look at one of our favorite new custom pieces! The Wooden Palate "Breakfast in Bed Tray."

December 14, 2013

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The Wooden Palate in the Los Angeles Times Gift Guide

The Los Angeles Times chooses The Wooden Palate serving and cutting boards as a favorite handmade gift for the 2013 Holiday Gift Guide.