Welcome Mat: Chrissy Teigen has new housewares collection at Target

Jeanine Matlow
Special to The Detroit News


Chrissy Teigen rustic dishes.

Chrissy Teigen has new collection at Target

The Cravings by Chrissy Teigen collection is now available exclusively at Target, featuring all of the essentials that the model, cookbook author and mother of two uses to create and serve her favorite recipes. With cast iron Dutch ovens, serving pieces, cutlery, glassware and more from the stylish icon, you can choose from over 40 items, ranging in price from $4 to $140. Pair them with the Target-exclusive edition of “Cravings: Hungry for More,” the follow-up to Teigen’s bestselling cookbook, which includes exclusive recipes for yummy snacks. For information, go to target.com.

The 3-Piece Plum Charcuterie & Cheese Set (suggested retail price $99.99) includes a 5-inch soft-cheese knife, a 5-inch sausage knife and a 4-inch pâté knife,

Update your cutlery for entertaining

Sharpen your entertaining skills with a Wüsthof knife, which also makes a great gift. Family-owned for seven generations and globally known for their distinctive cutlery, Wüsthof has years of experience in the process of forging and sharpening the gold-standard knives that make cooking easier. For instance, the 3-Piece Plum Charcuterie & Cheese Set (suggested retail price $99.99) includes a 5-inch soft-cheese knife, a 5-inch sausage knife and a 4-inch pâté knife, perfect for a charcuterie, antipasti, cheese or pâté platter. Each knife features an elegant plum wood handle with unique grain patterns. For information, go to williams-sonoma.com.

A Day of the Dead Decorating Kit sells for $32.99 .

Mark  Day of the Dead with decorations

Halloween parties aren’t the only fiesta this fall. Originating in Mexico, Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos is a festival celebrated each year from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in commemoration of lost loved ones. Now the tradition has spread to other countries, especially the U.S. and Latin America. Get your celebration started with a Day of the Dead Decorating Kit that sells for $32.99 and other colorful items at Party City. For information, go to partycity.com.

The Henry Ford’s 2018 Holiday Gift offers a unique array of items.

Be inspired by The Henry Ford’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide 

Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping with The Henry Ford’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, offering a unique array of items to add to your wish list or present to someone else. From handcrafted creations to hands-on learning kits, each purchase supports their mission of inspiring the next generation of dreamers and doers, inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs. This year’s President’s Pick, the new mixology collection from the Greenfield Village glass artisans, lets you toast the celebratory time of year in style with its mid-century-modern vibe and custom colors. For information, go to thehenryford.org.

A Christmas Open House is slated at Wiegand's Nov. 2-4.

Enjoy a Christmas Open House at Ray Wiegand’s Nursery

Ray Wiegand’s Nursery in Macomb will hold its Christmas Open House from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Nov. 2 and 3, and from 10-6 on Nov. 4 and they’ve decked their halls to inspire. From traditional elements to the newest trends, their impressive selection of ornaments and trim is sure to put anyone in the holiday spirit. For an extra special experience, stop by from 5 - 9 p.m. on Nov. 2, from 2-6 on Nov. 3 or from noon-4 on Nov. 4 to enjoy light refreshments and festive harp music while you shop. The nursery is at 47747 Romeo Plank Road. For information, go to wiegandsnursery.com.