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SEASON 8 | Episode 53 | December 15, 2014

Holiday Week Kick-Off Featuring Kurt Browning

It's the first of our holiday shows featuring a special treat from Kurt Browning, the editor of 'Style at Home' shows us equestrian-inspired holiday designs and Chef Lynn Crawford cooks up holiday appetizers.

 

 

In Studio Giveaways of the Day

This is the beginning 6 days of holiday gift guide shows. Today Steven and Chris share their favourite hostess gifts.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Tassimo T65 Coffee Maker $250.00

This is Bosch’s most high-end at-home brewer. It has TASSIMO’s patented barcode technology, one-button functionality and a Mavea® MAXTRA water filtration system, and it’s also multilingual. It knows 20 languages, making it the ideal hostess gift for most Canadians. The LED cup stand light means you can even brew in the dark (perfect for early mornings)! TASSIMO offers the widest variety of beverage styles compared to its competitors. The counter-top brewers can make coffee beverages ranging from lattes and cappuccinos to espressos and Americanos. A simple cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate are also available at the touch of a button in about a minute. Visit Tassimo.ca for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Canadian Tire Sabatier 4-Piece Steak Knife Set $99.00

This beautiful steak knife set comes in a pine box for storage. The knives feature Germen Forged stainless steel, comfort grip handles secured by triple-rivets for exceptional kitchen performance and serrated blades for easy cutting. They also have lovely Pakka wood handles. This product carries a 1 year exchange warranty redeemable at any Canadian Tire store. Visit CanadianTire.ca for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Ricardo Cuisine: The Lobster = 13 Pieces Set $51.99

This beautiful gift set is a new concept of essential tools gift boxes. It’s all you need to host a lobster party for four people. It has all your tools as well as a booklet that tells you all you need to know about lobster (from buying to cooking, etc.) It’s easy to store like a book on a bookshelf and keeps all the bits and parts in order in 1 place. The set comes with 4 lobster crackers, 4 forks, 4 butter bowls and seafood scissors as well as a 20 page booklet with recipes and cooking tips. . Visit RicardoCuisine.com for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

TheBodyshop.Ca: The Ultimate Luxuries Collection Gift Set $55.00

Body Shop’s Ultimate Luxuries collection comes in four flavours: Coconut, Shea, Moringa and Strawberry. Each set contains three moisturisers from light to rich as well as cleansing and fragrance treats. It comes wrapped in a beautiful gift box with ribbon. Also, part of the proceeds help international charities. Available at Body Shop stores and online at TheBodyShop.ca.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Trudeau Graviti Plus Pepper Mill

The Graviti Plus has a sleek design that fits comfortably for one-handed operation, ideal for food prep. This Canadian-designed signature Trudeau item has a battery-powered tilt-to-grind function so that means no more buttons, no effort and no mess, and there’s even an LED light to illuminate the food on your plate or in the pot! There is an oversized knob for adjusting the grind and a versatile, rustproof ceramic grinder to ensure the best consistency of pepper. The large-capacity (50g) mill fills from the top and it’s easy to replace the batteries (requires 6 AAA batteries – not included). The Graviti Plus comes in chrome, red or black.For retail locations and more information, visit the Trudeau Canadian website Trudeau.ca.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Sugar Baby Apron and Mitt $45

Sugar Baby Aprons we want to put the Fun back in cooking. They want to put the sparkle into housekeeping, the Flare into entertaining and of course.... The Sexy back into the housewife! Created by Canadian Marla Fortier, these aprons are guaranteed to be a great gift for any hostess. The party girl signature apron is $35.00 and the matching mitts are $12.99. All orders ship with a free eco friendly pink shopping tote and a fun recipe card. Get yours at SugarBabyAprons.com.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Ferrero Rocher Gift Basket

Crafted with artisanal detail, Ferrero Rocher chocolates are the quintessential holiday treat perfect for seasonal entertaining. With a roasted hazelnut nestled within five layers of wafer and chocolate, FerreroRocher provides a multi-layered experience that engages the senses. Visit Ferrero.ca for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Dufflet Pastries Chocolates and Gluten-Free Desserts $40.00

Dufflet offers numerous gluten-free products that are hand-crafted with premium ingredients. There’s no hydrogenated fats or oils, no artificial flavours, colours or preservatives and all ingredients from natural sources. The gluten-free line is certified by the Gluten-Free certification program. Dufflet Pastries also offers non-packaged desserts that are made without gluten. Last year the gluten-free line was voted Top 10 new innovated products in SIAL Innovation. (Chocolates are not gluten-free) Dufflet Pastries is a Toronto institution celebrating 40 years in 2015 and a full line of chocolates, cakes and confections is available in specialty stores, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants across North America. Visit Dufflet.com for more info.

In Studio Giveaway of the Day

Spin Master Games: Best of TV & Movies Boardgame $29.99

The Best of TV & Movies is the trivia game about hundreds of your favorite TV shows and films! From Grease to Glee, The Godfather to Modern Family, turn screen time into game time as you identify logos and answer trivia questions about hit movies and TV programs. Will you get bested in the best of TV & Movies? Bring home The Best of TV & Movies to find out! Your dinner party will never be boring again. Visit SpinMaster.com for more info.

 

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