Kitchen Proper w/ John Boos

1.12.18

As a frequent cook and user of quality butcher blocks, one style that I had not tried was a board with a stand. When cooking in the kitchen, I usually have my Smartphone nearby if I am referring to old recipes or references but it can be a hassle going back and forth.  Also, having to constantly wash your hands in-between the process if you need to double check a recipe is not entirely ideal, time-wise. 

During the holidays with many cooks in the kitchen, especially when my family comes together, sometimes having your own little space for cutting, slicing and chopping is necessary 


I am happy to be partnering with John Boos & Co. again, and this feature is quite special for the holiday season upon us. What's more, their l-Block Cutting Board and Stand remedies my “board/stand combo” issue. It’s all-in-one! I know, brilliant!  

The l-Block allows you to browse recipes on your iPad or tablet without the worry of getting flour on it or messing up the screen from prepping ingredients. This board bundle comes with 1 cutting board, 1 stand and 3 protective smart sleeves (w/finger touch sensitivity ignited!) This is conveniently made to fit tablet devices so it's ideal. Details: Edge-grain board with a cream finish and comes with grip handles. Approx. 12" x 4" x 1.5" (30.5cm x 10cm x 3.8cm) 


The space-saving l-Block conveniently fits in the smallest flat or urban-chic home without compromising on quality. As you know from my previous reviews, I love different butcher blocks and cutting boards for different reasons, and this particular John Boos l-Block board did not disappoint!  

I like how compact it is, and I don’t need to whip out my large cutting board for veggies yet it’s large enough to slice and chop whatever my epicurean heart desires. (*Get tips on different wood styles and how I clean my boards here.) 


Holiday Cheer + Giveaway! 
I am spreading the love, and because I only like to give you the best and you’re such amazingly dedicated followers, one lucky winner has the chance to have an l-Block of their own. You can even choose between the Maple finish (shown in my images), Walnut, or Cherry. Useful gifts are the best, aren't they? Oh, and let me casually interject that I am celebrating nine years on this site ... which makes this post extra special.

This is an amazing opportunity to own a quality cutting board (by a premier brand, used by some of best chefs in the world) just for yourself or for your loved one—anyone who enjoys cooking or using proper kitchen tools will love this. Enter below, or you may enter via social media on my Instagram. Check my IG Stories as well throughout the week, there are several ways to enter!  

Who will be using this board the most in your home, and what recipe will be cooked by using this board? Would this be a great gift for your husband, boyfriend, mum, sister? Tell me, please! 

As for me, I am actually heading to the kitchen (no surprise there!) We’re having halibut cheeks with spinach and mushroom risotto tonight—prepping definitely required.  

Click the link here if you cannot access the giveaway.
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*This giveaway ends 13 December. One winner will be chosen via Random.org method. The winner will be notified via e-mail, and on Instagram (@Ladyofashion)All entries must be done honestly, everything will be checked and approved by FASHION TALES BLOG and/or brand sponsor or affiliate brand. Winner will be shipped one l-Block board in their preferred finish of choice, as described in this post by the brand. 
The goods: I-Block-in Maple wood with stand and protective sheets. Special thanks for John Boos  & Co., a FASHION TALES BLOG media sponsor. All opinions and content in this post are honestly expressed and are my own. Enter here
Above: Look at this beauty! *Maple wood seen here*

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