Haand Blog

Meet Mark's Mom - Sherrie Warren
This year for Mother’s Day, and in anticipation of our 10 Year Anniversary starting June 10th, we thought it would be fun to share the perspective of two very important people in Haand’s story: our moms, Sherrie Warren (Mark’s mom)...
Meet Chris's Mom - Barbara “Fluff” Pence
This year for Mother’s Day, and in anticipation of our 10 Year Anniversary starting June 10th, we thought it would be fun to share the perspective of two very important people in Haand’s story: our moms, Sherrie Warren (Mark’s mom)...
What is "Haandmade"?
As a person who thinks and expresses best with their hands active, it’s fitting or expected that I can have a hard time using my words to explain just what it is we do here at Haand.  It is a...
Cloudware Matching Mug Giveaway
We can think of two great ways to warm up a winter day: catching up with a friend and sipping a hot drink from your favorite mug. That's why we're giving away a pair of 8oz Cloudware Mugs, one for...
Little Green Dress Everyday Condiment
Vivian Howard offers “Hero” recipes in her cookbook This Will Make it Taste Good. These heroes are designed to be simple condiments that you can make at home to make meals extra flavorful. LITTLE GREEN DRESS EVERYDAY CONDIMENT Makes 2 cups...
R-Rated Onions Cocktail Party Condiment
Vivian Howard offers “Hero” recipes in her cookbook This Will Make it Taste Good. These heroes are designed to be simple condiments that you can make at home to make meals extra flavorful. R-Rated OnionsMakes 2 cups No Brainer ways to...
Second Chances for All
A few months ago, a friend of Benevolence Farm reached out to share an incredible partnership opportunity. He worked for a local pottery studio with a collection of containers that they could not sell. Each of these containers had slight...
The Perfect Gift
From the very beginning of Haand we knew that an object made with care, intention, and love will shine when placed next to a similar mass produced object. That’s because the skill and dedication of our 15 employees comes through...
Cloudware Ball Ornaments
I will be honest, I am a bit of a Christmas grinch. I know a lot of people are. However, with age, comes perspective, and as I look back on past holidays, what always comes to the front of my...
Pink Cup + Saucer Instagram Giveaway
With only one week until our Vivian Howard & Haand collection is released we're treating one lucky winner to an exclusive Buttermilk Pink 8oz Short Mug and Saucer! Learn more about this timeless colorway here. To enter, follow @chefandthef and @haandmade then tag a...
Buttermilk Pink Colorway
Making a pink glaze is tricky- we fire our ceramics to around 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit, and a lot happens from a physics/ chemistry standpoint at that temperature, you are basically creating a sped-up geological process in the course of a...
The Vivian Howard + Haand Collaboration
We began “officially” working together when Vivian Howard and her team started building out the concept for Lenoir Restaurant and wanted to include Haand as the exclusive tableware. That conversation quickly dovetailed into using Haand dishes for the photography in...
Red Weapons Breakfast Condiment
Vivian Howard offers “Hero” recipes in her cookbook This Will Make it Taste Good. These heroes are designed to be simple condiments that you can make at home to make meals extra flavorful. BREAKFAST RED WEAPONS Makes 2 quarts Here’s...
Meet Vivian Howard
Born in Deep Run, N.C. as the youngest daughter in a tobacco and hog farming family, Vivian Howard’s upbringing was steeped in the Southern food traditions of her neighbors. After college, Vivian moved to New York to work in advertising,...
Haand Holiday Surprises
The holiday season is an exciting time of year. Preparing to gather with family & friends, share meals, tell stories and exchange gifts is like waiting in line at your favorite restaurant. The build up of anticipation is thrilling and we...
Gambas al Ajillo
Garlic and shrimp are meant to be together. Cultures across the world marry these two ingredients together in many flavorful ways. Spain has its own version which I learned nearly two decades ago from my brother-in-law who grew up in...
Terra: Ancient. Earthy. Contemporary.
Terra is a colored porcelain body we have engineered to perform to the same level as our standard white porcelain body. Similar to our popular Cloudware and Stormware finishes, the porcelain is colored with food-safe, mineral pigments that penetrate all...
How to Use Wishlist Feature
Our new wishlist feature was created to make dreaming about and shopping for your favorite pottery a seamless process. To help you make the most of it we've created a short getting started guide for you. Happy shopping! Creating Your...
Haand Wishlist Giveaway
Although the world isn’t quite back to normal yet, we are looking forward to gathering with friends and family again for the holidays. The excitement of entertaining immediately gets us thinking about refreshing our tabletops. We know many of you...
Chorizo Stuffed Poblanos
This is one of those easy weeknight meals that can be prepped ahead of time for a quick throw together on a busy day. When summer brings a bounty of poblano peppers, you can find me making this weekly. The...
New Concrete Colorway Platter Giveaway!
With just one week until our Concrete colorway release, we're treating one lucky winner to our 15" Oval Platter in Concrete! Your meals will really pop on this gorgeous serving tray. To enter, follow @haandmade on Instagram and tag friends who will love this...