Two strategies for dealing with the impending holiday party season:
A. Ignore the inevitable – close your eyes, click those ruby slippers and imagine yourself snuggly and quiet in the bone-chilling calm of January.
B. Get prepared. Thanks to NewNowNext, you have no need to fear family, friends, and acquaintances smirking at your less than adequately stocked kitchen. We gladly bring you a brief report on the good host’s essential guide to the kitchen items you need to glide effortlessly through in-house events over the next several months.
1. The Revolution by SodaStream It’s not just a bubbly water maker. It’s political. Cases of seltzer take up so much room and create so much waste anyway – so 20th century. Be part of the new generation of water consumers! Be part of the revolution! This new model allows users to set the ideal level of fizzy with the touch of a button – the simplicity you need after a couple of vodka sodas. Starter kits begin at $199.95 at Williams-Sonoma.
2. Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender Soups, smoothies, velvety purees, dips. This may become the most frequently used tool in your kitchen, go ahead and invest already. $649.95 at Williams-Sonoma.