Saturday, January 26, 2013

Happy National Peanut Brittle Day

Celebrate National Peanut Brittle Day with a little treat after lunch, or take some home for an after-dinner dessert.

From Spokane-based Bruttles, we carry Soft Peanut Butter Brittle. 16 ounces for $13.75 or 8 ounce box for $7.50.

Try our flavored brittles from Napa Valley's "Anette's Chocolates." We carry Chili Lime Tequila Brittle, Micro Brew Firey Brittle and Micro Brew Beer Brittle, Triple Nut Bourbon Brittle, Chardonnay Brittle, and Firey Beer Brittle. All feature Spanish peanuts. $11 per bag.

Shop at the Gilded Lily for peanut brittle and our other gourmet gifts and delicious treats!

Friday, January 25, 2013

Introducing Barr-Co Bath and Body Products

Introducing Barr-Co, our newest line of bath and body products. It's by a husband-and-wife team based in St. Louis, Missouri. We love the clean, simple packaging, gentle scents, and nourishing natural ingredients of these skin care products.

Pour a little bit of Bath Soak salts into your steaming hot bath for a relaxing winter evening. $31.95.

Also for the bath, Bubble Elixir is made with soothing botanicals and beneficial oatmeal extract. $29.95.

The hand and body cream comes in a gift boxed tube, $24.95. It's made with 5% shea butter and aloe leaf juice.

Our staff favorite is the Oatmeal and Shea butter lotion, $28.95. Great for our poor chapped winter hands! Made with aloe, shea butter, cucumber and colloidal oatmeal.

Coming soon - Pure vegetable liquid hand soap, $28.95.

Most of the Barr-Co products are vegan, by the way.

Shop for Barr-Co and our other bath and body products at the Gilded Lily in Wenatchee!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Warm and Cute Hats and Scarves for Winter

It's currently 22 degrees in Wenatchee! Brr! Dress up and warm up with some of our fun and fashionable scarves, hats and accessories.

Oversize Dot Scarf in Plum, $28.95

Fashion Plaid Scarf by Fraas, in Jade, $21.95

Space Dye Side Fringe Scarf from V. Fraas, $39.95

Velvet Bucket Hat from Jeanne Simmons, in Black, $13.95

Jeanne Simmons Large Bow Hat in Grey or Fuchsia, $20

Jeanne Simmons Felt Cloche Hat in Pecan or Smokey Blue, $41

Jeanne Simmons Cloche Hat in Smokey Blue or Coffee, $41

Jeanne Simmons Wool Felt and Lace Cloche Hat, in Camel/Black, $39

Flip Brim Hat in Turquoise, from Jeanne Simmons, $20

Jeanne Simmons Leopard Fleece Beret, $14

Shop at the Gilded Lily for these and our other chic and stylish winter hats and scarves!

Friday, January 18, 2013

New Cookbooks at the Gilded Lily

"Southern Biscuits," by Nathalie Dupree, offers recipes for easy biscuits, traditional biscuits (including baking powder biscuits), and embellished biscuits (including goat butter biscuits, black pepper biscuits and sweet potato biscuits). $24.99.

"Small Parties: More than 100 Recipes for Intimate Gatherings" includes menus for diverse parties, such as A Taste of the Mediterranean, Awards Night Gala, Birthday Bash for Eight Little Ones, Bourbon Street Blues Mardi Gras, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, Girls' Night In, Mother's Day Lunch, Oh Baby It's Cold Outside Fireside Dinner, Summer Concert, Picnic or Beach Party, Texas Hold 'Em Night, and Weekend in the Mountains. $19.99.

"Salsas and Tacos" was developed by The Santa Fe School of Cooking. It includes recipes for fresh tortillas, Grilled Pineapple Salsa, Apple Pie Tacos, Grapefruit-Orange Salsa, Baja-Style Fish Tacos with Chipotle Mayonnaise, Roasted Pepper Relish with Raisins and Pinon Nuts, and Tomatillo-Papaya Salsa. $12.99.

"Pizza and Wine: Authentic Italian Recipes and Wine Pairings" presents 65 simple and authentic Italian pizzas and the wine pairings that complement them. We can't wait to try making Roasted Potato with White Truffle Oil! $19.99.

"Magical Meals Made Easy" presents over 400 foolproof recipes. $24.99. It's by two of the authors of our favorite "101 Things to Do With..." cookbook series.

"Meringue" presents recipes for spooning meringue into pies, baking it, poaching it, whipping it into frosting, folding it into cakes, Pavlovas, pies, tarts, and more. This is the kind of specialty cookbook we are delighted to be able to offer you. $24.99.

"Great Chefs Cook Vegan" includes recipes from celebrity chefs Thomas Keller, Jean-George Vongerichten, Eric Ripert, Charlie Trotter, and other James Beard award winning chefs. $24.99.

This is exactly the kind of cookbook we need right after the decadent holiday season: "Everyday Raw Detox." This book features over 100 raw vegan recipes for blended fruit or vegetable tonics, appetizers, soups, salads, and main dishes. There's even a section for skin and body tonics. $19.99.

For kids, we are amused to offer the "Little Aliens Cookbook." Recipes include Death by Chocolate Death Ray, Alien Eyes, Take Me to Your Lasagna, and Brain Loaves. $14.99.

Another fun cookbook for kids is "Candy Making with Kids." It features easy-to-follow recipes for toffee and fudge, whimsical creations such as candy caterpillars and candy play-dough, and candy recipes for parties. $14.99.

Shop for these and our other gourmet food cookbooks at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New Tabletop Textiles and Linens from Le Jacquard Francais

New in our gourmet food section: luxurious linens from Le Jacquard Francais.

The four newest tea towel designs for this year are Kumquat (in Orange), Datura (Fuchsia), Passiflora (in "Anise"), and Toucan (in Turquoise). $24 each.

We carry the "Medicis" tea towel in Chrome (shown on the left) and Fig (shown on the right). $24 each.

"Seville" comes in Cactus (shown on the left) and Grenadine (on the right). $24 each.

Rosemary (on the left) is a soft floral. We carry it in "Cherry." On the right, Scott is a bold plaid, also in "Cherry." $24 each.

For kitchens with darker hued palettes, we recommend Jardin Italien (on the left, in Mica) for $24 and the Pointille tea towel in Zest (right), $18.

We adore the new "Souvenirs" line. "Souvenir de New York," "Souvenir de Paris" and "Souvenir de Moscow" sell for

The serving spoon-themed "Argenterie" comes in Agate, Emeraude, and Ruby. $24 each.

All our Le Jacquard Francais tea towels measure 24" x 31". Thankfully, they're both machine washable and machine dryable.

Shop at the Gilded Lily for these and our other kitchen and dining textiles, linens and tea towels!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Spring 2013 Baby Clothes Sneak Peek

Sneak peek for our blog and Facebook fans: Our new baby clothes for Spring 2013. Arriving soon!

Bubble Gum Fun Bubble, from Haute Baby

Chloe's Bouquet Bubble, from Haute Baby

Haute Baby's "Ditzy Damask"

Rabbit Moon's "Sparkle Cherry Bubble"

Rabbit Moon's matching "Sparkle Pink Sun Hat"

Le Top's "Just Ducky" Dress

"Just Ducky" Sunsuit from Le Top

"Just Ducky" Sunsuit from Le Top

Love Always Romper, from Le Top

Le Top "Rose Bud Bubble"

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Kitchen Papers for Easy Entertaining

If you entertain often, we'd love to introduce you to our handy decorative Kitchen papers. They're printed on food safe pads that you can carefully tear placemats and table runners out of to use at your next dinner party. Artistic and decorative, with easy cleanup!

The Fork, Knife, Spoon paper runner comes in a roll measuring 50 feet by 20 inches. Cut as much as you need to fit your dining table. $25.95.

The Backyard Party placemat pad features colorful songbirds. This pad of 50 tear-out papers measures 10" X 18.5." It's food safe and made from 30% recycled material. $26.95.

The "Blooms" placemat pad comes in two alternating designs.

The "Blooms" placemat pad holds 50 sheets that each measure 12.5 X 19". Sold for $20.95.

The Fork, Knife, Spoon placemats also measure 12.5" X 19". Available for $20.95.

The Large Fork serving paper is kraft paper coated with a food safe gloss. Each paper measures 30" X 7", and the pad holds 25 sheets. $27.95.

New styles arriving soon, too!

Shop at the Gilded Lily in Wenatchee for these and our other party and entertaining supplies.