There's not much more rewarding that learning something new. And now that many of us are spending a lot more time at home, you may have time on your hands! These Columbus-based companies have each put their own unique twists on take-home kits that will keep you busy and learning through this time.
Watershed Distillery - Cocktail Kits - Watershed is known for it's citrusy gins and complex aged spirits and it's restaurant's imaginative cocktail program. Take some of the knowledge home with a stop at the distillery's bottle shop. Pick your spirit, and for an additional $5, you can take home all the ingredients and instructions you need to craft a great cocktail at home.
The Kitchen - Meal Prep Kits - The Kitchen is known for it's convivial, collaborative, hands-on dining experiences. In this time of social distancing, the team there has come up with meal kits that put a very local spin on this growing trend. Choose one of several options to pick up ingredients and recipes for delicious meals for two.
Sarah's Bread - Sourdough Starter Kits - Nationally acclaimed baker Sarah Black is stocking the shelves at Weiland's Market with sourdough bread kits. These include dried sourdough starter and all the information you'll need to create artisan sourdough breads at home. Production is limited, so check Sarah's Instagram account, @SarahsBread for updates.
Sassafras Bakery - Cooking Decorating Kits - You get: a baker's dozen cream cheese sugar cookies plus piping bags full of frosting and sprinkles. You can also order take-and-bake pie crusts, chicken pot pies and more. Please order at least 48 hours in advance.
Chocolate Cafe - Chocolate Fondue Kits - Take home everything you need for a chocolate fondue treat at home, plus a bottle of wine to make it an occasion! Cookie decorating kits are also available.
Griffen Hollow Studio - Wooden Crafting Kits - Griffen Hollow Studio uses laser and cutting to create wooden pieces. They've turned their focus to creating crafting kits for kids by laser cutting shapes from 1/8" baltic birch, ready for all the paint, markers, crayons or embellishment young minds can throw at them.