November 2016

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November 2016, Volume 12, Issue 11
Kitchen to the Table, The Kitchen Store in Orangeville

Chef’s Choice Trizor XV® Edge Knife Sharpener

Chef’s Choice Knive Sharpeners and Kitchen Appliances

Nothing says “functional kitchen” like a sharp knife. Dull knives are dangerous and make kitchen tasks a chore. We carry an array of knife brands and sharpeners to keep blades at their finest or better! Chef’s Choice by EdgeCraft is a small-appliance company who specializes in knife sharpeners, manual and electric.

The world’s best knife sharpener

Chef’s Choice by EdgeCraft was established in 1985 and was determined to create the world’s best knife sharpener. Their sharpeners are world-acclaimed for cutting edge technology, reliability and superior edge application. Top knife manufacturer, Wüsthof, believes Chef’s Choice is the right company to build their electric sharpener, too. Now that’s trust.

In This Issue:

Upcoming Events

Saturday November 12th, 11am-2pm ~ Cuisipro Yogurt Demonstration
Friday November 18th, 6pm-8pm ~ Henckels Recycle Event
Saturday November 19th, 11am-2pm ~ Henckels knife Sharpening event
Saturday November 26th, 11am-2pm ~ Breville Counter top appliance demo

Cooking well, doesn’t mean cooking fancy.
~ Julia Child

Sigrid and Staff


Chef’s Choice Trizor XV® Edge Knife Sharpener

Chef’s Choice Trizor XV® Edge Knife Sharpener

Keep knives factory sharp or better, with the newest electric sharpener from Chef’s Choice. Easily apply the astonishingly sharp Trizor XV® Edge for ultimate sharpness and effortless cutting. This sharpener is equipped with 100% diamonds for advanced honing. It is also ideal for converting traditional 20 degree factory edges into high performance Trizor XV® edges. This intelligent sharpener will sharpen both straight and serrated blades.



Chef’s Choice Indoor Grills

Chef’s Choice indoor electric grills will extend the grilling season for barbeque enthusiasts. Imagine delicious seared flavor year round while using fresh, healthy foods. The grill size is extra large at just under 15×10 inches. Choose the model that’s right for your needs; either a grill containing a professional heavy duty cast iron grilling plate (model 880) or a grill containing a ceramic nonstick coated cast aluminum grilling plate (model 878). Using 1500 watts of power the machine gets hot and up to temperature quickly and efficiently.

Clean up is simple as the grill plate lifts up and out easily. The stainless steel drip tray is also easily removed for in sink or dishwasher cleaning. Overall grill size is approximately 19 inch L x 12 inch D x 4½ inch H.

Chef's Choice 878


Grill with non-stick plate $180.00 model 878 shown above
Grill with cast iron plate $215.00 model 880

Chef’s Choice Griddle Plate

Turn your Chef’s Choice indoor grill into an indoor griddle by switching out the plate. This ceramic nonstick coated, cast metal griddle plate, 13 1/2 inches x 8 5/8 inches, is perfect for cooking large batches for a crowd. Clean up of the non-stick griddle is a cinch because the plate easily lifts out for hand washing or dishwasher. Pancake Sunday here we come!


Chef’s Choice Griddle Plate


Swiss Classic Knives by Victorinox

Victorinox, the company known for the famous Swiss Army Knife of Switzerland, also produces wonderful kitchen knives. We have heard from a number of commercial chef’s in the area and they highly recommend the Swiss Classic knives by Victorinox, handcrafted in Switzerland since 1884. These knives are a professional quality made for the home chef. The ergonomic resin handles and exceptionally sharp stainless steel blades make slice, dice, chop easy peasy.

Starting at $30.00

Swiss Classic Knives by Victorinox


Cuisipro Yogurt Demonstration

Saturday November 12, 11am-2pm
Come to our exclusive yogurt demonstration. Meet with our Cuisipro expert and ask questions about yogurt and their newest electric yogurt maker. Eating home cooked foods plays an important part in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Homemade yogurt nourishes your body with rich probiotics, calcium and protein without unwanted additives and preservatives found in commercial products.

Cuisipro Yogurt Maker

Make yogurt at home with this new electric yogurt maker by Cuisipro. Cuisipro introduces new and innovative items each year and we are particularly excited about this piece. This unit is completely collapsible so as to take up as little storage space as possible. The cooking compartment is large and can accommodate a variety of vessels that you wish to make your yogurt in – mason jars, dessert dishes or one large bowl to name a few.

It is so simple to use. There is a one-button operation and the machine automatically shuts off once the cycle is complete. From this you can make smoothies, dressings and dips. In addition to the yogurt maker you will need a pot to heat the milk, jars, thermometer and yogurt starter.


Cuisipro Yogurt Maker


Kitchen Gadgets

Cuisipro Leakproof Glass Jars

These leakproof 6 oz. jars, with lids, are just the perfect size for many things. Yogurt making, sauces, jams, baby food, leftovers, or even crafts supplies.

These handy jars are made of hygienic heat-resistant glass, BPA free, and are dishwasher safe. The fact that they are stackable is the cherry on top.

$12.00 Box of 4

Cuisipro Leakproof Glass Jars

Cuisipro Thermospoon Yogurt Thermometre

Cuisipro Thermospoon Yogurt ThermometreThis gadget is a secret weapon to successful yogurt making. It accurately measures the temperature of your milk, and other liquids, with clearly marked targets for yogurt.

Heat the milk to a marked temperature and cool the milk to a different marked temperature.

No thinking required. Integrated into the thermometer is a 1 teaspoon measure for dispensing the right amount of starter to your mixture.

The tool is also used to stir the pot.

$9.00 each


Yogurt Culture by Vachon

Yogurt Culture by VachonWhat is yogurt culture?

A yogurt culture or starter is a carefully balanced blend of bacteria which consume lactose. This blend of bacteria converts the lactose in milk to lactic acid, giving yogurt that classic, deliciously tangy taste.

Vachon yogurt starter produces a nice firm yet creamy yogurt.

Two pouches per package makes two 6 cup batches of yogurt.


Kitchen Grips

Kitchen Grips, Made in the USA, are made of a hygienic FLAXaprene material (similar to that used for scuba gear).

They are heat resistant up to 500˚F, are exceptional at gripping and holding items and are top rack dishwasher safe. Available in long handle holders, short handle holders and trivets (rectangular and square)

Starting at $10.00

Kitchen Grips


Knife Skills

Knife Skills: How to carve a ham

  1. You’ll need a sharp knife for carving.
    Sharp knives are not only safer, they will help you smoothly cut thin, even slices without shredding the meat. Fortunately, you don’t have to be an expert to put a razor sharp edge on your knife, use your Chef’s Choice knife sharpener to keep your knives in top form.
  2. Create a base to steady the ham.
    Place your ham with the bone side facing up and the rounded end on the bottom. Cut off a small portion from the side. This will provide a base so the ham doesn’t “wobble” when you’re carving. Sit the ham upright to rest on the flat cut base.
  3. Begin Slicing.
    Using a fork to hold the ham steady, begin cutting 1/4? slices from the front of the ham to the rear, slicing down to the bone.
  4. Flip the ham and release the slices.
    Flip the ham to rest on its end (as shown) and cut along the edge of the bone to release the slices. Rotate the ham. Repeat steps 2 through 4 for each side of the ham until only the bone remains. Enjoy your meal!

Herbed Veggie Dip

Yogurt Recipe

Make yogurt at home with this new electric yogurt maker by Cuisipro. Top with berries, syrup, granola, nuts or seeds. Use in smoothies, sauces, dips and more. Use as a substitute for sour cream or mayonnaise in dips.


  • 3 cups  Milk of your choice (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 2.5 g Yogurt culture


  1. Heat 3 cups of milk of your choice to a temperature of 185-190°F (85–88°C). Stir occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat, and let milk cool down to a temperature of 110-115°F (43-46°C).
  3. Mix 2.5 g yogurt culture to cooled milk.
  4. Pour mixture into heat-resistant containers, secure lids firmly and place into fully expanded Yogurt Maker. Place lid firmly on Yogurt Maker.
  5. Press Start button. Unit will automatically shut off after 10 hours. When complete, remove jars from unit and refrigerate for 6 hours before serving.

Serves: 4 x 5 ½ ounce portions
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 10 hours
Chill time: 6 hours

Pictured above ~ Herbed Veggie Dip

Gourmet Village Dips

Gourmet Village Dips are in stock and so easy to make at a moments notice. Cards, jars and gift sets available. Starting at $3.50, keep a few on hand for easy entertaining.

Gourmet Village Dips and Dip Chillers



Lampe Berger NEW Trio Pack Home Fragrance

Trio packs, containing three 180ml bottles, are a great way to sample small amounts of fragrances to discover which ones you love the most. A few of the newest scents are available in a trio pack because it’s hard to pick just one!


  • Radiant Bergamot: a zesty and refreshing fragrance
  • Wild Berries: a tangy and intense fragrance
  • Subtle Almond: a milky and creamy fragrance

3x180ml $24.00

We have beautiful new Lamps in stock to start off the holiday season.

Lampe Berger NEW Trio Pack Home Fragrance