Water Filter Do’s and Don’ts

Water Filter Do’s and Don’ts

Don’t Delay Water Filter Cartridge Changes Keeping up with your Water Filter updates should be viewed differently than many other household appliances. We suggest changing the filter every 6 months. After all, water is essential to your well-being, and it’s important...
4 Big Design Tips for Small Space Living

4 Big Design Tips for Small Space Living

Written by Dan Brunn Small space living is more than a trend. From apartment-living urban dwellers to empty nesters downsizing, small space living has quickly become the “new norm” for many. But, just because a space is smaller in square feet doesn’t mean that those...
Olive Oil Mini Cakes: Your Fancy New Snack

Olive Oil Mini Cakes: Your Fancy New Snack

Very common in Italy, this simple cake lets the fruity flavors of olive oil shine. It’s easy to take olive oil, our number one pantry must-have, for granted. That’s why this month we are honoring olive oil, partnering with Sara Forte of Sprouted Kitchen to share tips,...
DOES A GAS FIREPLACE NEED TO BE INSPECTED?

DOES A GAS FIREPLACE NEED TO BE INSPECTED?

In Canada, where the winters can be harsh, a reliable and safe fireplace is a must-have in many homes. Part of keeping your gas fireplace in good condition is getting it inspected. It is generally recommended that your gas fireplace be inspected by a professional once...
5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pops

5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pops

Enjoy this video recipe from our friends at Frigidaire! Instructions: 1. Using an electric mixer, whip the cream cheese and peanut butter in a bowl until smooth. 2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll the cheesecake mixture into balls and place them on the...
Design 101: Learning an Architect’s Language

Design 101: Learning an Architect’s Language

written by Dan Brunn Just as a chef uses specific language in the kitchen, an architect uses their own terminology to guide the creative process of a new project. While you may not have known how to julienne a carrot before trying a new recipe, a quick search of this...
From Stem to Root

From Stem to Root

Keep the pulp from your next beet smoothie to fry up some sustainable and savory patties. We’re celebrating this fall by exploring some of the delicious, seasonal trends showing up in our kitchens. We’re partnering with Bettan Belen to share insights and a recipe on...
FIREPLACES VS. FIREPLACE INSERTS | WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

FIREPLACES VS. FIREPLACE INSERTS | WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

From our friends at Napoleon! Canada experiences long, cold winters, making fireplaces and fireplace inserts a popular choice for homeowners looking to add warmth and ambiance to their homes. There are several key differences between traditional fireplaces and...
Slow Cook Pork Shoulder with Braised Collard Greens

Slow Cook Pork Shoulder with Braised Collard Greens

Enjoy this warm and tasty Slow Cooker recipe from our friends at Frigiaire! Ingredients Pork Shoulder:  4-5 lb Pork Shoulder Seasoning Rub:  2 tbsp kosher salt  1 tbsp chili powder  1 tbsp cumin  1 tbsp black pepper  1 tsp cinnamon  1 tsp chili flake  1 tsp clove  1...
Ask the Architect: What are Custom Panel Appliances

Ask the Architect: What are Custom Panel Appliances

Question #1: What are custom panel appliances? Custom panel appliances are essentially the same appliances that consumers see with a traditional stainless or black stainless steel fronts, but with a clever twist. Much as the name suggests, custom panel appliances are...