National Pancake Day: Plain or Chocolate Chip?

February 29th, 2020
National Pancake Day was this last week and I can’t believe I missed it! No worries because I just made “breakfast for dinner” including a batch of plain with maraschino cherries and chocolate chip pancakes (see photos of pancakes served on our Acaciaware plates). There’s something about pancakes that is basic, visceral and sugar high…

National Tortilla Chip Day – What About Fritos??

February 24th, 2020
What do you know—it’s National Tortilla Chip Day! We think the tortilla chip is important enough to have it’s own day, don’t you? Considering how universally liked and pervasive these chips are in society, they are definitely taken for granted. It’s also a competitive market—we counted at least ten brands at the grocery store! Generally…

National Love Your Pet Day or Pamper the Puppy!

February 18th, 2020
February 20th is Love Your Pet Day. That’s not to say we don’t love our pets every day. It’s more like a “Pamper” your pet day. For example, why don’t you grill a steak for your dog? Our photo shows our mascot Murphy the golden retriever as he flashes appreciative eyes and tongue for his…

Want a FREE BOWL?

February 13th, 2020
Follow us on Instagram! Want to try out the Acaciaware™ line of sustainable wood serveware? Want an extra bowl to complement your Acaciaware™ collection? Look no further: we’re giving you one 4″ round dipping & nut bowl for FREE! Acaciaware™ 4″ x 1.5″ round dipping & nut bowl (K0009) – $6.95 value All you have…

The Acacia Açaí Bowl

February 10th, 2020
As a natural and sustainably harvested wooden bowl, Acaciaware™ bowls are the perfect shell for a healthy, scrumptious açaí bowl. The açaí berry is not only incredibly rich in antioxidants – it also tastes wonderful blended into a thick frozen yogurt-like smoothie. Learning to make açaí bowls at home will not only save you a…

BBQ Chicken Breast: The Simple Secret To Success!

August 8th, 2019
Such a simple concept: light the charcoals, throw on some chicken breasts, thighs, and drumettes. It is actually quite simple but there is A SECRET! Yes, I said it. I have a secret method to grilling chicken that I am about to impart on to the world. You know how white meat can grill and…

BBQ Planet: Flank Steak with Garlic and Cracked Pepper

July 24th, 2019
I am fully into BBQ grilling season with grilled veggies swirling in my head and zesty marinades on the mind. I admit: I like easy and tasty. Here’s a flank steak recipe which is both easy and tasty! Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 5 large garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon cracked…

Corny Corn Grilling

July 12th, 2019
Approach the grill with confidence! You are about to make some of the best corn you have ever tasted. Mid-summer is the perfect time for farm fresh corn at your local farmers market. Here’s a quick and easy grilled corn technique using butter, garlic, salt and indirect heating. Spread the butter evenly along the entire…

Mesquite Grilled Tri-Tip With Garlic Marinade

June 26th, 2019
One of my favorite red meats for grilling is the tri-tip. It has enough fat to be really tasty but it’s not too fatty and reasonably healthy. The best way to grill a tri-tip is first, to use mesquite coals (coals, not chips). Mesquite is usually available at your local store who carries BBQ briquettes.…

National Fruit & Vegetables Month: The Fruit Smoothie

June 12th, 2019
Dubbed National Fruit & Vegetables Month, June is a month dedicated to the healthy side of eating. There are so many people following healthy diets that it’s almost cliché to have a month dedicated to fruits and veggies, let alone write about them. However, I have stumbled upon something which has helped me feel fuller…

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