Build-Your-Own Porcelain Enamelware

Summertime and the Living is Outdoors!

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 | 0 comments

Summertime and the Living is Outdoors!
With summer in full swing, outdoor dining spaces are getting a workout. Preparing dinner on the grill keeps the heat out of the kitchen, plus it’s easy to throw an extra burger on when friends drop by. The more relaxed mood of outdoor dining is enhanced even more with exterior lighting that lets you linger long after the sun goes down. Our good friend and neighbor Gregory Daniel needed lighting for his grill and outside pool deck. The lights needed to be mounted to an existing wall which called for a gooseneck arm that would take the shade up higher to allow for better positioning over the grill. The 14″ Goodrich® Union Warehouse Shade is customized with a... Read More

How To | Top Questions About Caring for Porcelain Enamelware

Posted by on May 15, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Top Questions About Caring for Porcelain Enamelware
Our recently expanded Porcelain Enamel Dinnerware Collection has been getting a lot of buzz lately in blog posts and social shares. The heightened interest always stirs up lots of questions! Today our sales staff share the most often-asked questions about our enamelware. Q: Can I put my Breakfast Set into the dishwasher? A: Porcelain enamel is handcrafted from commercial grade steel thus it’s very durable. And while these plates, cups, bowls and serving pieces are dishwasher safe, we suggest you avoid harsh detergents and give the pieces plenty of space so they don’t rub together during the cycle. Hand washing your enamelware, on the other hand, with a... Read More

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Enamelware Breakfast Set

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 | 6 comments

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Enamelware Breakfast Set
Sometimes accidents lead to happy endings. And in one case, a delicious ending! For Sommer, the creative mind and spirit behind A Spicy Perspective, an accident with cheesecake batter led to her creation of Cheesecake Dip. Which leads us to ask, “Why has no one thought of this before?!” No baking. No crust. Just dipping the good stuff right out of the bowl! Barn Light Electric has partnered with Sommer in the past as she has remodeled and updated her home in Asheville, North Carolina. Sommer’s kitchen got an update back in 2013 with some stylish LED lighting (you can read about that massive project here) and, a year later, she transformed... Read More

New Porcelain Dinnerware Kicks Entertaining Season into High Gear

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 | 0 comments

New Porcelain Dinnerware Kicks Entertaining Season into High Gear
Halloween is lurking just beyond the weekend which means my all-time favorite holiday is only a few weeks away. Thanksgiving focuses solely on food, football, and family — three of my favorite things! Plus, turkey day marks the official kickoff to the holiday entertaining season. With Barn Light Electric’s recently expanded Porcelain Dinnerware Collection, my hors d’oeuvres, pies, and cakes will look better than ever! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Enamelware Brings Vintage Style, Durability to Entertaining

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Enamelware Brings Vintage Style, Durability to Entertaining
Anita loves to entertain in her Frederick, Maryland home. No matter the season, no matter the holiday, she entertains all year long, inside and out. Hosting parties for big crowds means Anita uses many serving pieces. And some of her favorites are vintage porcelain enamelware dishes passed down through her family. “I really like the durability of enamelware,” Anita says. “I use pieces on a regular basis that my grandparents had on their farm.” In searching for new porcelain enamelware, Anita searched the world over but wasn’t always thrilled with the quality. ... Read More