A Kitchen Box Review – Monthly Gourmet Subscription – July 2013
A Kitchen Box is a new subscription box for “food lovers and home cooks who want to stay inspired.” They just launched, and I was so excited when they offered to send me a box to review – I needed to know what would be in this box!
Prepare for a lot of pictures – I was so impressed with the packaging of this box I couldn’t stop myself!
This month is a Cheese Box – it’s full of everything needed to see, taste, learn and try! Basically everything you need to make the best cheese plate ever is in this box (besides the cheese!).
This sheet opened up to give a much more detailed listing of every item in the box. So far, I am very impressed with A Kitchen Box – their attention to detail is impressive!
The Box: A Kitchen Box
The Cost: $89 for 3 months (The August and September months are sold out, but you can sign up for the Fall Quarterly subscription).
The Products: Kitchen items, recipe and guide, artisan food product, art postcard, music download and weekly emails that accompany the box.
From A Kitchen Box:
Every Cheese Plate needs something crunchy and our favorite crunch factor is Hazelnuts… plain, straight from the bag, toasted & salted, or sugar & spiced.
The bamboo spreader is a great tool for the Fig & Onion Jam. The organic look and feel adds another layer of sophistication to your cheese plate.
These hazelnuts are great – I love that they are just pure roasted hazelnuts - no additional ingredients!
I feel like this box will turn anyone into a cheese tasting expert! This notebook reminds you of everything you need to note when tasting cheese!
This box also includes fun additional items like an original art postcard and a a free music download!
I mentioned earlier that I was impressed with the attention to detail in A Kitchen Box – more proof: this postcard already has a stamp on it ready for mailing! It’s such a sweet photo, it could also be great framed.
This recipe card makes me want to build a collection of recipe cards from A Kitchen Box! The recipe itself sounds delicious and easy enough to make, plus each recipe card is hand letterpressed by Lark Pree in Portland, Oregon!
This box also included instructions for the perfect cheese plate. I like that they provide you with everything you need and keep things simple and fun!
I must confess – I didn’t know there was a better alternative to storing your cheese than in the plastic wrapper it comes in. Apparently there is, and it’s this cheese paper! The cute cow print is a nice bonus. Inside the brown wrapped bag were these two Porcelain Place Cards:
You simply write on these with an erase board marker to identify cheeses, or buy more for place settings.
Verdict: This box was truly a joy to unwrap and discover each item and recommendation – and I don’t even eat dairy! (Fortunately for me most of the items included are dairy free, and I still can host a cheese plate party and eat hazelnuts and fig and onion jam!) I am officially a fan of A Kitchen Box – the curation and presentation of this box was amazing. I can’t wait to see what’s in next month’s box! What do you think of A Kitchen Box?