Cooking Enthusiasts

How Many Cutting Boards Does a Home Cook Really Need?

HINT: You Need One Board for Each of Snow White’s Dwarfs. According to Bob Davis, an accomplished amateur gourmet and a loyal Butcher Block Co. customer, the answer is SEVEN cutting boards. Read his rundown below. For more than half a century Bob has been preparing meals for his family and his friends in his […]

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Informational

2020 Holiday Shopping Season Arrived Early This Year!

Retailers across the globe are already in the midst of holiday sale events…in October! While it’s not unusual to see a spattering of holiday promotions before Halloween, this year is clearly an outlier. Retailers have kicked off the holiday shopping season earlier than ever for a number of sound reasons. First, brick-and-mortar stores, wisely seeking […]

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Entertaining Kitchen Gathering Place

Celebrating a Virtual Thanksgiving

Without a doubt, this year many of us will experience Thanksgiving celebrations that are outside historical norms. Those of us who typically enjoy a Thanksgiving feast dining solo or in the company of immediate family may not change things up. But those of us who traditionally celebrate the holiday in large gatherings that include extended […]

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Kitchen Tips

Summertime Care For Butcher Block With An Oil Finish

Most butcher blocks come pre-treated with a food-safe, natural oil finish that moisturizes and protects the wood and makes it safe for food preparation, including cutting. Summertime temperature and humidity changes could cause your natural oil finish butcher block to dry and crack. With a little TLC now, you can protect your investment for the […]

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Kitchen Design Press Releases

John Boos Introduces Foundry Collection Dining Table Sets

Press Release – The New Foundry Collection Line Includes Rustic Dining Tables and Complementary Dining Benches and Stools Illinois-based John Boos & Co. unveiled an all-new line of dining table sets: The Boos Block® Foundry Collection. According to marketing materials for the new product line, these dining tables, stools and benches meld together Boos butcher […]

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Informational Kitchen Tips Press Releases

Antimicrobial Efficacy of Oiled John Boos Cutting Boards Is Validated

Scientific Research Has Substantiated the Antimicrobial Efficacy of John Boos Wood Cutting Boards Protected with Boos Mystery Oil and Boos Block® Board Cream. John Boos & Co., with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in the Central Illinois town of Effingham, dates back to 1887. That’s when founder Conrad Boos carved his first wooden block from a […]

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Repurposing Stories

Coffee Table Design Takes Butcher Block Out Of The Kitchen

John Boos butcher block has been around for over 130 years and has been used in residential gourmet kitchens and commercial kitchens alike. But butcher block is not just for kitchens anymore! It’s finding its way into other rooms of the home. Perhaps it is the current DIY craze shared through Pinterest lovers that inspire […]

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