Blog Posts for Soapstone Products

  • Wood Wax and why you should use it

    When it comes to preserving and accentuating the natural beauty of your wood countertops and cutting boards, The Original Wood Wax™️ is the secret. This specialized product offers a protective layer that not only enhances the wood's visual appeal but also safeguards it from the rigors of daily use.

    Wood Wax

    The Purpose of Wood Wax

    Our wood wax is a formulated blend of natural wax and oils designed to offer a protective barrier to wooden surfaces. It serves as a shield against moisture, stains, and wear, all while enhancing the wood's natural character and beauty. Wood wax, because it is 100% organic, is particularly well-suited for surfaces that come into direct contact with food, making it an ideal choice for countertops and cutting boards.

    Benefits of Wood Wax

  • Wood Oil: Enhancing and Protecting Your Counter-tops and Cutting Boards

    Wood Oil: Enhancing and Protecting Your Countertops and Cutting Boards

    When it comes to maintaining and preserving the natural beauty of your wood countertops and cutting boards, using wood oil is essential. Even if your wood cutting board is only for decoration in your kitchen, wood oil will keep it looking its best.

    The Original Wood Oil

    Moisture Protection: Wood is a porous material that can absorb moisture, leading to warping, cracking, and bacterial growth. Applying wood oil forms a protective barrier on the surface, preventing water, stains, and other liquids from penetrating the wood. This moisture resistance helps maintain the structural integrity of your wood surfaces and prolongs their lifespan.

  • Why Choose a Teak Cheeseboard

    Why Choose a Teak Cheeseboard

    A teak cheeseboard is not only a stylish and elegant addition to your kitchen or dining space, but it also offers numerous benefits that make it a popular choice among homeowners and cheese connoisseurs alike. Here are some key advantages of a teak cheeseboard:

    Durability of Teak Cheeseboards:

    Teak is a highly durable hardwood known for its natural resistance to moisture, rot, and pests. These qualities make teak cheeseboards exceptionally long-lasting and capable of withstanding the rigors of regular use. With proper care, a teak cheeseboard can maintain its beauty and functionality for years to come.

    teak wood board

  • Why pizza stones make great summer gifts

    If you're a fan of making homemade pizza (or you’re looking for a gift for the pizza lover in your life), investing in a high-quality pizza stone is a must. Soapstone pizza stones offer several unique benefits that make them worth considering.

    Soapstone Pizza Stone

    Soapstone Heat Retention

    First and foremost, soapstone is an excellent conductor of heat. This means that a soapstone pizza stone will heat up quickly and evenly, resulting in a perfectly cooked pizza with a crispy crust. The even heat distribution also helps to prevent hot spots or burnt areas on the crust, which can be a common issue with other types of pizza stones.


  • Discover the Difference Between Grazing Boards, Charcuterie Boards, and Cheese Boards

    Are you ready to take your hosting skills to the next level? Look no further than the exquisite world of grazing boards, charcuterie boards, and cheese boards. These culinary wonders are not only a feast for the taste buds but also a visual delight. And when it comes to displaying these creations, Mango and Teak Wood boards are the perfect choice. Let's dive into the intricacies of each board style and discover how these stunning boards can enhance your entertaining experience.

    Grazing Board: A Feast for the Senses

    Teak Wood

  • Why Teak & Slate Coasters are Great Gifts

    Why Teak & Slate Coasters are Great Gifts

    If you’re seeing a lot of events on your calendar over the next few months, you’re not alone. Stock up on handcrafted gifts that will look great in any home, so you’re ready with a housewarming gift at every party.

    Teak Wood Coasters

    Unique and Handcrafted

  • Choosing between Teak and Mango Products

    Choosing between Teak and Mango Products

    With beautiful options in serving boards, cheeseboards, and coasters in both Teak and Mango woods, you may not know which one is best for your home (or gifting!). Here’s a little information about each one, so you can feel like you’re making a decision based on more than just looks.

    Mango Wood

  • Great features of “The Original Vermont Slate” cheeseboards

    Great features of “The Original Vermont Slate” cheeseboards

    If you’ve been searching for a cheeseboard for serving appetizers or charcuterie boards, then “The Original Vermont Slate” cheese board might be the right choice for you.

    Keep reading to find out why it makes a great gift for your friends (or yourself!):

    The Original Vermont Cheese Board

  • Why you need to use the Original Slate Oil™️

    Why you need to use the Original Slate Oil™️

    If you have a slate countertop in your home, you may have heard you need to seal or treat it regularly. At Garden State Soapstone, Slate &Wood Countertops, our installers will treat the slate after our installation and recommend you use The Original Slate Oil™️ to continue maintenance.

    No need for sealing with harsh chemicals because the organic oil does all the work. Here’s how:

    The Original Slate Oil

  • Delicious Winter Pizzas for Snowy Nights

    After a day of skiing or playing in the snow, nothing tastes as good as a pizza. While you think you’ll eat anything to get warm, these delicious recipes will make snow days your new favorite day of the year.

    Winter Squash & Prosciutto

    This recipe from The Original Dish sounds decadent but manages to be nutritious with tasty winter squashes and kale. Topped with butternut and burrata, it’s sure to be on repeat throughout the season, keeping you cozy and warm in the long, dark nights.

    squash pizza

  • How to Make a Trendy Butter Board for NYE

    How to Make a Trendy Butter Board for NYE

    Are you hosting on New Year’s Eve or attending the party? Try the trendy butter board (do a quick search on TikTok) on one of our wood or slate serving boards, and then leave the board as a gift for the host!

    Slate Cheese Board

  • Shop Small & Sustainable for Holiday Gifts

    Shop Small & Sustainable for Holiday Gifts

    It’s the holiday season! If you’re still looking for holiday gifts or stocking up on hostess gifts for the many events you’ll be attending, check out the top choices from Soapstone Products!

    Soapstone Pizza Stones

    Our soapstone pizza stones are the best gift because they can be used any season of the year. Not only are they great for oven-baked pizza, but you can use them for cooking on an outdoor grill. And they’re not just for pizza! Use them for cooking meats or vegetables outdoors, too.

    Shop pre-cut soapstone pizza stones or request a customized size.

    Soapstone Pizza Stone