On the Road in January

Well, how did your first month of the new year go? I can’t hardly believe January is over! Ours was…different…than we had planned, but that’s for another post sometime in February. Let’s take a quick peek at the top 5 posts here on the blog for the past month!

February

1. Celebrating Loved Ones All Year Around! – It’s still a good time to be thinking about flowers, since Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, but remember that any time of the year is a good time to celebrate your loved ones!

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New Product Review: X-Chef Stainless Steel Garlic Press!


**PLEASE NOTE: While X-Chef DID provide me with this product to review at no cost, I have not in any way been paid for my review. The following opinion is hereby my own.**

We just had an amazing weekend here in Central Florida, y’all! Started out with a bit of drizzle on Saturday morning, but cleared up beautifully, and we had temps in the 50’s for the rest of the day Saturday and all day Sunday! Gorgeous!

That’s what’s called “soup weather” in Central Florida. We don’t get much of this weather, so we have to make the most of it, and I decided to do just that with some of my homemade chili! One of my hubby’s favorites!

One of the ingredients in my chili happens to be a couple cloves of garlic. Pressed, of course. But I’ve been using jarred minced garlic for a while, because I’ve hated the nasty mess of a garlic press for quite some time now.

So when X-Chef asked me to review their Stainless Steel Garlic Press, I figured it was just another frustrating kitchen utensil. But apparently I wasn’t quite right in that that assumption.

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First off, this garlic press is a heavy duty piece of equipment! Stainless steel, it’s not gonna be breaking on you anytime soon, I can promise you that. And I love the hooks on the bottom for easy storage!

But what sets this garlic press apart from others is the fact that it has 3 pieces to it:

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