The Masters at Augusta

by Lynn April 10, 2012

As this is Masters week, one fun fact about Augusta National is the very low prices of its sandwiches. A whopping $1.50 will get you egg salad or the ever present southern favorite, a pimento cheese sandwich! But, sandwiches aren’t why anyone goes to the Masters. Here are just a few pix of the pros […]

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MetroKitchen Team Visits Frankfurt for Ambiente!

by Lynn March 14, 2012

Every year Frankfurt, Germany turns into the world’s largest housewares store as a result of a week long trade show of everything that can possibly used in a home. It’s called Ambiente. This year, we decided it was time for some of us at MetroKitchen to attend this enormous show so we could bring you […]

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Nambe Serving Ware Review

by Lynn November 23, 2011

I’m always looking for something interesting and fun to add interest to the table setting of casual dinner parties. I’ve found it in Nambe!   What’s a Nambe you ask? Nambe is cookware Nambe is serving ware Nambe is silver (in color) but never needs to be polished (yay!). Nambe can be heated in the oven […]

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New Smart Small Appliances from Emeril

by Lynn November 7, 2011

Emeril is one of my favorite chefs.  His food and recipes are great.  I also like Emeril because he’s always inventing fun new items for kitchen and cooking fantics. What better time to check out new items than the start of what we like to call “the eating season!”   These 6 new Emerilware small appliances […]

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A Pheast for the eyes in Philly

by Lynn October 31, 2011

Philadelphia has lots of great treats for the eyes, from 18th century homes to amazing outdoor sculpture to, of course, the Liberty Bell.  Now there’s a new whimsical outdoor sculpture towering just north of Philadelphia’s “wedding cake” city hall. This  51 feet high paint brush sculpture and paint “glop” was created by Claes Oldenburg and […]

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Our Winged Visitor Sees MetroKitchen’s Heart

by Lynn October 18, 2011

At, we do our best to take care of our customers every day.  Occasionally, we also take care of living creatures who will never be customers! Last Friday, we found a hummingbird in the warehouse.   Several of our employees tried to capture it to take it outside.  Romane noticed it was having some trouble […]

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The Clam That Didn’t Get Away..

by Lynn October 11, 2011

Linguine with clams is one of my favorite dinners.  But, I only enjoyed it at restaurants.  I’ve always been a bit leery of actually dealing with the clams on my own.   Now, I’m happy to say frequently prepare my favorite linguini with clams recipe at home.  The clams aren’t difficult to handle at all.   The […]

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New! Mauviel French Cookware is Non-Stick, Dishwasher-Safe & Great Looking

by Lynn September 25, 2011

Mauviel has been making world class copper cookware in France since 1830!   Copper cookware isn’t for everyone.  While I appreciate Mauviel’s beauty and great heat control, copper is just too much work for me.  Frankly, if it doesn’t go into the dishwasher, it doesn’t go into my kitchen!

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Baking for the Holidays

by Lynn December 13, 2010

Holidays make me feel like a Keebler Elf.  I just love to bake and love baking with quality bakeware.  I really like to watch people enjoy my cookies, especially at Christmas.  And, as a side bonus, when I bake cookies, I never eat them.    Great way to control calories during the eating season!   I eat […]

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MetroKitchen Celebrates the Holidays with Turducken

by Lynn November 26, 2010

At MetroKitchen, we decided to celebrate a bit early this year.  Our 2011 holiday party was the result of a Turducken. Last week we had a few customers call us about roasting pans.  That led us to a discussion about turduckens, which led to the party.   Few had experienced this New Orleans delight, so it […]

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