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This weekend, I wandered into William Sonoma while I was waiting for my son. Do you know that it has been a few years since I have been there and now I remember why I stay away. It gives me a serious case of the “gimmies.” I just love all things kitchen gadgetry, and that store is a slice of heaven for the foodie in me.

Am I the only one who could just spend hours looking at kitchen gadgets? It kind of makes me think I am getting old, like when I get excited about the thought of a new vacuum. I love the demos at William Sonoma and definitely realized I “needed” the filled pancake pan. Yes, I “needed” it and I didn’t even know it existed before Saturday. πŸ˜‰ The guy was definitely doing his job because a bunch of other people realized that they couldn’t live without it either, especially at half price. I then picked up and dreamed about a kitchen full of Le Creuset cookware that so many of you recommended a few months ago when I asked for suggestions. What impressed me with that recommendation was that even though it was pricey, so many of you mentioned it had been handed down and still going strong. I love the thought of that generational legacy within the kitchen. Ok, so I admit, it’s a want, not a need, but a worthwhile investment, none the less. After ogling each item, I left…empty handed because any of my fun kitchen toys are coming from amazon and the swagbuck gift cards that I have earned.

I’ve been loving my new Better Homes and Gardens cookware, but I am still in search of a large skillet, which is one of my daily use pans. I found out thatΒ  William Sonoma is offering 20% off all Cookware when you enter coupon code WSCOOK20 at checkout (through December 12), so I am looking into my options.

As we all think of things to buy for everyone else, I’m curious as to what one kitchen type gadget would you put on your Wish List? I think it would be fun to read some of your suggestions.

I’m in the midst of round two of our holiday giveaway bash and you wonderful Tasty Tuesday foodies are going to love some of these giveaways. Also, don’t forget the 3rd Annual Progressive Dinner. Come link up your favorite bread recipe on Friday.
Better Homes and Garden 13 piece Non-Anodized Cookware Set
McCormicks Basket of Baking Goodies (plus a $25 Walmart Gift Card)
Lisa Leonard 5 – $50 Gift Cards for her jewelry because I can wear it when I am cooking and feel oh, so stylish.
Taste of Home Magazine Subscription for only $5.40 or Weight Watchers (with tons of great recipes) for only $7.48. (Not a giveaway, but a great stocking stuffer deal.)
I’ll be posting more giveaways this week, so check back for my Holiday Giveaway Bash updates, but now I can’t wait to see what you have been cooking up for this Tasty Tuesday Parade of Foods.

Simple Rules for Tasty Tuesday Parade of Foods – If you’re joining in with a recipe link, two simple requests. As always, please link directly to your recipe post and not your blog URL, so that everyone can find the recipe months from now.
Also, please link back to my site so that everyone can join in the fun. I don’t ask much in order to participate, but many of you are not linking back, and it’s just common courtesy of blog carnivals.