Tag Archives: Sophisticated

Top 10 Essentials That Should Be on Your Registry

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One of the most common questions we get is “What should I register for?” We’ve made a handy little list for you of our favorite and useful cookware items. Come see us at Relish Decor to talk about the items you need, pieces you have but may want an upgrade on, or talk to us about how useful some of these pieces really are (I’m looking at you, Brie Baker!).

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Cookbook Review: The Staub Cookbook – Modern Recipes for Classic Cast Iron

Staub Cookbook

Fast Review: Every recipe you could possibly need from the maker of your favorite cookware.

If you’ve ever stared at your beautiful Staub dutch cocotte and wanted some fresh new inspiration on how to use it, this book will have your answers. The recipes are all meant to highlight the Staub philosophy of hospitality and encourage the act of bringing people together.

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Top 5 Reasons to Add Demeyere to Your Wedding Registry

Demeyere

This cookware isn’t just a feast for the eyes– it’s incredibly functional as well. You get Demeyere’s world-famous Belgian cookware with a stylish modern aesthetic (from British architect John Pawson). Everything about these pieces are just special. If you need more incentive to add one of these beauties to your kitchen, we’re here to tell you our top five reasons that these are a registry MUST.

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Cookbook Review: Tasting Paris – 100 Recipes to Eat Like a Local

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Fast Review: Everyone knows Paris is a culinary destination. Combine the beauty of the city with the charm and enthusiasm of author, Clotilde Dusoulier, and you’ve got a hundred recipes for success (not to mention inspiration to plan a trip to Paris). Grab this look and say oh là là!

Clotilde Dusoulier is a French food writer based in Montmartre, Paris. Her blog and cookbooks are all about celebrating the joys of cooking and being truly excited about it. She believes recipes should be simple, approachable, with a creative twist. She lives in a culinary mecca and gives readers her look into the vibrant and robust Parisian food scene. Readers of this book will fall in love with her accessible recipes, delightful stories and the beautiful photography (of both the food and the city)!

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Cheese Plates with Relish Decor

Cheese Plates with Relish Decor

Pick Your Platter:

The Franklin Walnut Cutting Board
Constructed from solid black walnut wood, use one side to prep and the other side to serve your cheeses.
The Aldo Marble Serving Board
The wooden handle and beveled edge give an elegant touch. Conveniently, the marble surface will keep your cheeses at an ideal temperature to enjoy.
The Artist Palette Serving Tray
Made of sturdy ceramic and dishwasher safe. Make your cheese plate a real work of art.

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The New Way to Present an Easter Basket

Relish Decor Easter Chocolate Bunny Colander Sustainable Basket

Have you been looking for a creative new way to present an Easter basket? We can’t think of a better way to give someone a little Easter cheer than with one of our beautiful Pamela colanders.
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Cookbook Review: Miette

Fast Review: Get inspired to bake up a storm with photos and recipes from San Francisco’s adorably delicious pastry shop

Miette is on many of San Francisco’s best-loved lists of bakeries. Chef and owner Meg Ray shares some of her most popular recipes in Miette: Recipes from San Francisco’s Most Charming Pastry Shop. While Meg is self-taught she never really considered having a career in baking. She actually studied art and design before going to work in technology. She opened Miette, the French word for “crumb” in 2001 and has since opened more stores. Miette has a heavy focus on local and organic and puts an emphasis on baking in the season. Thumb through this book to be inspired to bake classic American layer cakes, French cookies and pastries sure to impress anyone.

Who’s Kitchen Would You Find It In: Bakers with a passion for presentation, fans of Ladurée and European bakeries

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Elaine + Gil: City Chic Wedding

Relish Decor Elaine and Gil Wedding DC photographer Mary Kate McKenna
A beautiful afternoon enhanced sunshine and the magic of love– that’s your first thought when looking over Elaine and Gil’s chic wedding. The couple chose Washington, DC for their venue. What could be a better backdrop than the National Monument and the Capitol Building? You can tell it was a day filled with smiles and a night filled with dancing.

Want more wedding inspiration? Check out our past featured weddings.  Recently engaged? Be sure to visit our registry page!

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Sarah + Jerry: Vintage Ballroom Wedding

 

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With so many engagements over the holidays, it’s the perfect time for some gorgeous wedding inspiration!  Sarah and Jerry’s big day was the definition of vintage romance. Family and friends gathered in Baltimore to celebrate this beautiful occasion with the happy couple.  From a Victorian ballroom venue and the bride’s beaded lace dress to the rich purple floral accents and crystal chandeliers, their love shone through in every detail. Keep reading for more historic elegance, complete with lace wrapped mason jars!

Want more wedding inspiration? View our inspired wedding suggestions.  Recently engaged? Be sure to check out our registry page.

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Etiquette: Elegant Place Setting

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Setting a table is easier than it seems. Whether you are aiming for beautiful and basic or formal and fabulous, following a few easy rules can save you a lot of headache! Check out our helpful graphic above, then read our infallible tips below.

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