Author Archive: Kristy Kay

Rada Mfg. Co. manufactures kitchen knives and utensils in Waverly, Iowa. Rada Cutlery is 100% Made in the USA and is sold by Fundraising Groups (churches, schools, teams and clubs) and by Independent Sellers (typically owner operated stores, home party consultants and event sellers). We have been helping cooks since 1948.

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Easy Camping Recipe | Grilled Potato Wedges

Easy Camping Recipe | Grilled Potato Wedges

Summertime is here and that means nice weather and camping trips. This Potato Wedge recipe is perfect for any camping trip or if you are grilling out. It is an easy and quick grilling recipe that does not take long to make and is found in our Campfire Cooking cookbook. Potato Wedge Ingredients: 2 to […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas | Gift Baskets

Father’s Day Gift Ideas | Gift Baskets

This year for Father’s Day, instead of socks or a tie, get your dad (or the special guy in your life) a gift he will really appreciate. A gift basket is a creative Father’s Day gift idea that can be tailored to what your dad enjoys. In the gift basket below we have put a […]

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Boy Scout Fundraising | Cub Scout Fundraisers

Boy Scout Fundraising | Cub Scout Fundraisers

“Be prepared.” This motto is what every Cub Scout and Boy Scout lives by. Last year this organization had about 1.5 million Cub Scouts and around 900,000 Boy Scouts in the United States alone. There are also over 1 million adults who volunteer and help with this organization. Members of Cub Scout’s age range from […]

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Rada’s Knife Making Materials | Benefits of Recycling Scrap Metal

Rada’s Knife Making Materials | Benefits of Recycling Scrap Metal

The amount of steel Americans use in one day is enough to run a steel pipe line from New York to Los Angeles and back to New York. If this steel was recycled, it would save 75% of the energy it would take to create the steel from raw materials.  Metal has unlimited use and can […]

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Daughters of the American Revolution | Civic Group Fundraising

Daughters of the American Revolution | Civic Group Fundraising

Rada Cutlery has a strong tie with helping various civic groups like Lion’s Club, Kiwanis, Jaycees and the DAR fundraise for their causes. The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), sometimes known as National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s (NSDAR), make philanthropic efforts that extend from providing scholarships to high school and college students […]

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How to Pack a Perfect Summer Picnic

How to Pack a Perfect Summer Picnic

The summer months are approaching fast and soon kids will be out of school.You can keep your kids active and away from the video games by treating them to a day in the park with a picnic lunch. Picnics do not have to be limited to the park. You can also have your picnic in other […]

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Graduation Gift Ideas | Gift Baskets

Graduation Gift Ideas | Gift Baskets

The school year is winding down and soon the graduation party season will begin. Giving a gift that your graduate can use will be something he or she will really appreciate. Rada Cutlery has many kitchen utensils and products that would be perfect for a high school graduate or college graduate. Below is a sample basket […]

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Five Common Mistakes That Can Hurt School Fundraisers

Five Common Mistakes That Can Hurt School Fundraisers

When planning a successful fundraiser for your school, you will be well-served by doing some planning before the students begin selling. This article will help identify both what you want to do (fundraising tips) and what you want to avoid (fundraiser mistakes). Rada Cutlery has been working with fundraising groups since 1948.  Based on over […]

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Starting an Herb Garden | Culinary Herbs

Starting an Herb Garden | Culinary Herbs

With the warmer months upon us it is time to start thinking about planting your flower and vegetable gardens, if you have not done so already. Herb gardens follow a similar schedule. Th benefits of an herb garden are similar to a vegetable garden. The fresh herbs will be used in your cooking and make your […]

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High School Band Fundraising Success Story

High School Band Fundraising Success Story

Selecting the best high school band fundraising idea can be a difficult process. Hundreds of school band groups, including marching band, jazz band, orchestra, concert band, and drum corps, select Rada Cutlery as their fundraiser. Band Fundraising with Rada Cutlery The marching band from Sweet Water High School in Sweet Water, Alabama is one of […]

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