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We are constantly getting feedback from our customers that they want help with hanging their cutting boards. So we have put together this simple how to so that you can show your cutting board the love it deserves by hanging it on the wall.

Step one: gather your supplies

First, gather your supplies. All you need is your cutting board, a hammer, a nail and a few sawtooth picture hanging hardware. Sawtooth picture hanging hardware can be obtained at a hardware store or any big box store like Target or Walmart. We think it works best and can be used 

Step Two: decide on placement

Next, you will need to decide where to place the hanging hardware. You will want to the center balance point. To do this hold your state shape between your thumb and pointer finger until the board feels balanced hanging in this point. Mark this point with a pencil, you have your point!

Step Three: Hammer your hanger

Hammer your sawtooth picture hanger into the back side of your cutting board with your hammer. For longer boards you might need more than one. Make sure it is secure and will not pull out of the board once hung.

Once your hanging hardware is secure, you can hammer your nail into the wall where you want the cutting board to hang.

Step Four: hammer your nail

Now, all you need to do is hang your cutting board on the wall and step back to enjoy your new hanging state shape!

Step Five: hang your cutting boardStep Six: enjoy your work

You can also use your board at anytime, the rubber bumpers will keep your board level on any surface you want to serve on.

We have lots of new products in the works for Spring and we hope you are as excited as we are. First up, our signature Board Conditioner. This conditioner is just the thing to keep your board looking brand spanking new for years to come.

American Heirloom Board Wax

Our Board Conditioner comes in a circular tin with a cloth applicator. Applying the coconut oil and beeswax mix is easy, just dab a little on the applicator and then rub into your cutting board in a circular motion.

American Heirloom Board WaxAmerican Heirloom Board Wax

You will be able to see where the conditioner has been applied.  The organic coconut oil conditions and the beeswax acts a sealant.

American Heirloom Board Wax

For best results, make sure you get every nook and cranny.

American Heirloom Board Wax

Don't forget the sides and the back, especially our signature integrate hook.

 

Allow your board to dry and the wax to soak in before you resume normal usage. Use this technique as often as you want to keep your board in top shape.

Irish Coffee Recipe
With the weather turning cooler and the holidays right around the corner, you can use this cocktail recipe for entertaining or a quiet night on the couch when you need to just relax.
Ingredients:
1oz Irish Whiskey (We used Teeling)
.5 Amaro Montenegro
4-6 oz brewed coffee 
Top with a generous layer of Montenegro Whipped Cream*
Top whip with a sprinkle of cinnamon-sugar
Step one: brew the coffee
First, brew your coffee using our new coffee scoop. Each one is available in walnut or maple and comes with a hot pink leather strap.
Brew the coffee
Brew the coffeeStep two: add the whiskey
Then, add 1 oz of your favorite Irish Whiskey, we used Teeling
Step three: add the Montenegro
And .5 oz of Amaro Montenegro
Step four: add your coffee
Pour in your hot coffee
Step five: top with whipped cream
Make your whipped cream: 
Add .5 ounce of Montenegro and a generous spoonful of white sugar to a half-pint of heavy whipping cream and whip until soft peaks form. For an Irish coffee you want a pliable whipped cream that will be sippable. Eat leftover whip on berries, or right off the spoon.
Top with Montenegro whipped cream
Step six: sprinkle with cinnamon sugar
Finish with a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar
enjoy

We’ve got a lot of exciting things going on at American Heirloom Inc, and we wanted to share one with you!  We are excited to show off our latest collaboration with Food52, and have designed an exclusive piece for their online shop! Food52 is a website devoted to food, and people who want to talk about food as well, all while offering support to each and every chef.  The cake stand is available here through Food52 only and for a limited time!

Our exclusive stand is also featured on Food52 with a gorgeous summery recipe for baked Alaska, which you can find on their site as well. Their recipe is incredibly easy to follow, and looks beautiful on our Walnut stand. Send us all your summer creations on our cake stands on Instagram!

 

Happy Baking!