GADGET GAZETTE HARVEST Issue # 26 September 2009 Fall is almost here with back-to-school and harvest looming close at hand. Is the thought 111 First Ave. of processing all of that produce getting you Spruce Grove, AB T7X 2H4 down? We have everything you need to make it that much easier. Mandolines take all the work out of slicing pickles. Corn zippers quickly strip your corn. Corers and peelers of all shapes and sizes can help you pare away at your apple crop (we also have everything you need to make delicious pies with them after!). www.giftsandgadgets.ab.ca Presses and strainers render making jams, (780) 962-5220 jellies, and other preserves faster and neater. Plus...can almost anything with our selection of canning tools! We hope to see you again soon. 2002 Western Canada Cooking Classes with Doneta! Retailer of the Year Awarded by Root Vegetables: Canadian Gift & Tableware Assoc. Unique recipes for your garden roots! 2003 & 2005 September 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 Business of the Year Awarded by 6:30 pm Sharp! 29, or 30 the Spruce Grove Course Fee: $30 Chamber of Please register in advance. Commerce - WILTON® CAKE DECORATING - Learn the art of cake decorating with our cake and cupcake decorating classes in the Wilton Method. This is a great opportunity to gain the skills you need to create beautiful cakes and cupcakes to celebrate special occasions, entertain, or just for fun. Our small, affordable classes provide the perfect learning environment for the beginner to advanced cake decorator. CLASS SCHEDULE ***Subject to change*** Course 1 - four 2 hour sessions NEW FROM WILTON Monday September 14 12:30 pm-2:30 pm This handy icing bag Monday September 21 12:30 pm-2:30 pm holder keeps your bags Monday September 28 12:30 pm-2:30 pm clean, upright, organized, Monday October 5 12:30 pm-2:30 pm and close at hand when Course 2 - four 2 hour sessions you are decorating. Saturday October 17 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Saturday October 24 12:30 pm-2:30 pm Saturday October 31 12:30 pm-2:30 pm v v v v v v v v Saturday November 7 12:30 pm-2:30 pm Course 3 - four 2 hour sessions Back-To-School Baking Monday September 14 10:00 am-12:00 pm Monday September 21 10:00 am-12:00 pm Back-To-School provides a great opportunity to Monday September 28 10:00 am-12:00 pm begin baking great snacks for yourself or someone Monday October 5 10:00 am-12:00 pm else. We have cookie classes starting soon to help Course 3 - four 2 hour sessions Saturday October 24 3:00 pm-5:00 pm you create some great cookies. Or, register for one Saturday October 31 3:00 pm-5:00 pm of our cake or cupcake decorating classes. Enroll Saturday November 7 3:00 pm-5:00 pm with a friend in a Course 1 beginning in September Saturday November 14 3:00 pm-5:00 pm and receive a free gift from Wilton. It’s a great time Fondant and Gumpaste - four 2 hour sessions to learn in the classroom or the kitchen! Saturday October 24 10:00 am-12:00 pm Saturday October 31 10:00 am-12:00 pm Saturday November 7 10:00 am-12:00 pm Saturday November 14 10:00 am-12:00 pm LorAnn Oils - Cupcakes Gourmet Flavouring and Oils Saturday, October 10 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, November 14 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Cookies - two sessions Saturday, November 21 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturday, November 28 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Professional oils and extracts to flavour v v v v v v v v your chocolates, candies, cakes, icing, and fillings. We carry a wide variety of Comeback Classes (exclusive to independent stores) flavouring extracts and oils both in store Piping and Sculpting with Buttercream and on-line. We also have 17 new ice Saturday October 17 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Royal Icing Flowers - one 2 hour session cream flavours to make your ice Saturday, October 10 12:30 pm- 2:30 pm cream spectacular. VISIT US AT WWW.GIFTSA FOR ON-LINE SHOPPIN - WHAT’S IN STORE FOR YOU - --Bag Caps by Copco-- The Bag Cap seals in the freshness of bagged foods without removing the item from its original packaging. Simply attach the two-piece Bag Cap to your open bag, then when you need some chips, candy, frozen vegetables or grains, simply flip open the cap and pour out as much or as little as you need. After you’re done, snap the cap closed and store. $4.95-$8.95 each v v v v v v v v --Kitchen by Upper Canada-- This line from Upper Canada offers kitchen cleaning and hand care products in great fragrances: Gala Apple with Cinnamon, Tahitian Lime with Basil, Clementine with Candied Ginger, Fig with Olive Blossom, Meyer Lemon with Sage, and Pink Grapefuit with Jasmine. The hand lotion, intensive hand therapy cream, hand wash, antibacterial counter spray, and dish soap. v v v v v v v v --EcoPan by Paderno-- Paderno’s Eco Pan is a nature conscious addition to any kitchen. It is made of heavy gauge aluminum with 3.6 mm thickness with an exterior silver finish. The interior is a 100% ceramic non-stick coating that is 6 times stronger than traditional non-stick coatings and is PTFE and PFOA free. The ceramic coating is heat-resistant to 750F/400C. The stay-cool steel handle is secured with triple rivets and has a removable silicone wrap that is oven safe to 400F. Available in 3 sizes: 8” - $29.99/10” - 39.99/12” - $44.99 v v v v v v v v GROVE CRUISE Congratulations to Chris Lambrecht for winning the People’s Choice Award sponsored by Gifts and 40% OFF Gadgets with his 1957 Chevy Nomad. all stock including Christmas SANDGADGETS.AB.CA ING AND MORE! UPCOMING EVENTS GETTING MARRIED?? Cooking Classes with Doneta: Root Vegetables Why not have your bridal shower in our store? September 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, or 30 We can offer you and your guests a relaxed atmosphere after store hours for a great Henckel Knife Sharpening evening of shopping. Our test kitchen is also October 21 : 4 - 6 pm available for product demonstrations. We also offer a bridal registry with a free gift for every couple who registers. Call for more details. Paderno Factory Sales ATTENDING A WEDDING?? October 7-10 December 9-13 December 27-31 We have great shower and wedding gift ideas, including gift cards. PLUS -- free gift wrapping!! Cooks Corner Orange-Cranberry On FACEBOOK? Cookies So are we! INGREDIENTS Become a Facebook fan n 2 cups flour of Gifts and Gadgets n 1 tsp baking soda and you will receive n 1/2 tsp salt all the latest news n 1 cup butter, softened before everyone n 3/4 cup packed brown sugar else. n 3/4 cup granulated sugar n 1 egg Plus...all fans are n 1 tsp LorAnn Orange Emulsion entered into an n 1 tsp LorAnn Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract n 1 1/2 cups quick cook oats exclusive monthly n 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips draw! See you in n 1 cup toffee bits cyberspace! n 1 cup dried cranberries Directions: e-mail: Preheat oven to 350º F. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar firstname.lastname@example.org and brown sugar; beating until combined. Beat in egg, vanilla extract and orange emulsion and mix until well combined, about 2 minutes. Beat in flour mixture, just until combined. Stir in oats, chocolate chips, dried cranberries, and toffee pieces. Drop dough by rounded tablespoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.