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December 12 at #KBtribechat – Holiday Kitchens!

A Twitter discussion
Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances
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Photos by Carley Page Summers

The kitchen is the heart of the home especially during this time of the year. From favorite family recipes to holiday kitchen decor we’re getting in the spirit during our Holiday Kitchen Twitter Chat hosted by GE Appliances. Join us on 12/12 at 2 pm ET and get ready to talk cookies.
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Our KBtribechat questions:

Q: What appliance gets the most use out of your house during the holiday season?

Q: How do you decorate your kitchens for the holiday?

Q: How will you use tech this season to help in holiday cooking?

Q: What tips for easy entertaining do you have?

Q: Cheers to the holiday! What’s your go-to cocktail?

Q: What’s your favorite cookie to bake or receive?

Q: What recipe best represents your family traditions?

Join this Twitter conversation 

on Wednesday, December 19

from 2 to 3pm eastern

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

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How to Plan for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining

Sponsored and Hosted by Whirlpool Corporation 

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There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season than with an appropriately themed KBTribeChat! On Wednesday, November 14, join Whirlpool Corporation as they host our KBTribeChat on Holiday Entertaining. 

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The holidays are a busy time of the year and if you are hosting your own get together it can get even more stressful. But with the right appliances, your holiday cooking and entertaining can be a breeze. Whirlpool Corporation provides in-home appliance solutions that help homeowners make cooking and cleaning more intuitive. 

Whether you’re whipping up holiday brunch, preparing Thanksgiving dinner, baking a pie or just heating up leftovers, you need reliable appliance technology. Whirlpool Corporation offers a differentiated portfolio of brands, each designed to integrate into your kitchen design to provide the best experience no matter what you’re tackling.

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The holidays are right around the corner and if you are planning on hosting a party, it’s time to get prepared! Here are our chat questions:

1. What kitchen appliance do you depend on the most during the holiday season?  

 

2. What are some ways to streamline grocery shopping and meal prep?  

 

3. How do you manage cooking and/or baking multiple dishes at once?  

 

4. What tips do you have for handling post-entertaining clean-up?

 

5. Share your favorite recipe search tool! 

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on Wednesday, November 14

from 2 to 3pm eastern

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets! 

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December 20th at #KBtribechat – Holiday Kitchens

A design discussion!

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We will be pinning to these KBtribechat group Pinterest boards this week  –

Holiday Inspirations

Holiday Kitchens (a KBtribechat group board started by Franke)

Let us know if you’d like a pin-vitation! 

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Our discussion questions:

1.) What are your favorite holiday traditions involving the kitchen?

2.) What holiday decorating tips do you have for the kitchen? Share pictures!

3.) Holiday baking is a December highlight.  What are your favorite cookie recipes?

4.) Please share time saving tips and recipes for making entertaining a breeze during the holidays.

5.) What are your must have dishes for family gatherings? #HolidayFoodTraditions  Share recipes!

6.) Heartfelt gifts from the kitchen are fun to give and receive. Share favorite ideas for homemade gifts.

7.) What gifts do you recommend for family and friends who like to cook?

Join this Twitter conversation

on Wednesday, December 20th

from 2 to 3pm eastern

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

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November 15 at #KBtribechat – We’re talking TURKEY!

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Our KBtribechat questions:

Before the meal

1.) What are your favorite holiday APPETIZERS? 

2.) What COCKTAILS/drinks do you recommend before or after a holiday meal?

3.) What are good WINE PAIRINGS for Thanksgiving? 

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4.) What is your favorite way to prepare TURKEY?

Do you prefer your turkey done the TRADITIONAL WAY ~ roasted in the oven?  If so, at what temperature and for how long?

OR do you prefer:    Brined?  Spice Rubbed?  Smoked?  Fried?  BBQed?

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5.) What is your secret to fabulous STUFFING/DRESSING?

Do you prefer it cooked in the bird or prepared seperate?

Do you make homemade croutons/cornbread or do you use store bought?

6.) What is your secret for exceptional GRAVY?

7.) What is your favorite CRANBERRY SAUCE?

8.) What are your favorite Thanksgiving SIDE DISHES, SALADS and BREAD?

 

The Desserts

9.) What are your favorite Thanksgiving DESSERT recipes?

Is it all about PIE?  What desserts will be (or do you want to be) on your Thanksgiving table?

10.) What do you do with the turkey LEFTOVERS?

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We are thankful for our KBtribechat community and wish you a very happy holiday season. 

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on Wednesday, November 15

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

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Holidays Made Easy -Appliance Solutions

Sponsored and Hosted by GE Appliances.

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Hosting over the holidays can be equal parts stressful and enjoyable. Join GE Appliances on Wednesday, November 23 at 2 pm for a discussion on how your appliances can lend a helpful hand during the holidays. From a water pitcher that fills itself to an oven that automatically selects the perfect temp for your turkey, we’ll share kitchen solutions for taking the stress out of your holiday hosting.

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Our KBtribechat questions:

– What appliance do you wish you had two of in your home during holiday season?

– When do you start the food prep for your holiday party? Any good tips to share?

– How do you use technology to assist with holiday entertaining or cooking?

– From cooking to cleaning, what obstacles do you run into every year around the holiday entertaining and what solutions have you found?

– If you could have one new appliance feature during the holidays what would it be?

– The last minute store run. What do you always forget to buy for holiday parties?

– Let’s talk turkey. The key to a great turkey is…

– What tips do you have for handling post-dinner dishes?

– What’s your go-to holiday recipe? Share your cooking tips.

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Join this Twitter Chat discussion

on Wednesday, November 23

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

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Thank Us Later – A Culinary Discussion Around Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of the most stressful times of the year – and that’s not just because the whole family’s under one roof. Planning for and cooking a large meal is a major undertaking. Coordination, preparation, timing and the proper tools are everything, whether you’re hosting two or 20.

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For our November 16 KBTribeChat, Whirlpool Corporation and KitchenAid will co-host a culinary discussion around Thanksgiving to help prepare you for the big day!

 When it comes to hosting and entertaining, time is the most valuable resource.

Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of major home appliances, is committed to designing appliances and innovative solutions that help homeowners make the most of every minute and focus on what matters most – spending time with family and friends.

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One way to ensure your Thanksgiving dinner preparations are as easy as possible is to get appliances that match your kitchen layout and meet your cooking needs. With chef-inspired design, smart features and impressive performance, KitchenAid appliances were created for those who live to cook and create.

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Let’s cook up some conversation around Thanksgiving!

Our KBTribeChat questions:

Q1: What kitchen appliance features help you prepare the perfect Thanksgiving meal?

Q2. What’s the best type of kitchen layout for interacting with guests?

Q3: How do you find space for cooking and storing multiple dishes?

Q4. Quick cleaning solutions? Go!

Q5. Where do you find Thanksgiving recipe inspiration?

Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Range Technology and Holiday Cooking

Miele is sponsoring and hosting the last KBTribeChat of 2014!

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After extensive research and development, Miele launched a series of the world’s most sophisticated ranges. Join us on December 17th at 2:00pm EST as we explore this revolutionary series – offering precise performance, purposeful innovation, effortless operation and harmonious design. By the end of the discussion you will be adding one to your own holiday wish list. With 30”, 36” and 48” varieties offered in gas, electric and dual fuel, there is a Miele range for every kitchen configuration. Your culinary adventure awaits!

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Question 1: If you had to describe the new Miele Range in one word, what would it be?

Question 2: What features do you find essential in a range?

Question 3: How important is fleet design when specifying a full suite of kitchen appliances?

Question 4: What is your favorite holiday recipe?

Question 5: What technological advances do you find your clients requesting?

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For more information go to MieleUSA.com.
 
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