The key to clutter-free, friendly kitchens lies in simple math–one new thing in, one old thing out. See how two readers applied this idea in their kitchens.
There’s a lot of giving and receiving during the holidays, but in the Age of Stuff, it’s important to include purging as part of the holiday ritual–especially in the kitchen
How many times have you wished your kitchen life could be more in control? Check out this giveaway to the first to claim it.
I may be the last one to the baking soda party, but I’m solidly there now. After buying a new box the other day, I happened to notice all the uses listed on the package. The stuff worked beautifully–easy, pretty shine and nothing that will harm our health or the planet’s health. And lest I … Read more…
Two helpful tips for cooking dried beans.
Crying a lot over onions? Maybe onion goggles are for you.
Food storage containers don’t rank in the A-list of kitchen gadgets like sleek Kitchen Aid stand mixers and shiny All-Clad cookware. But hear this: If you are interested in meals with any of these attributes–healthy, efficient, affordable, stress-free and/or tasty–then you need decent storage containers. The yogurt cups and take out tubs can (mostly) be recycled so get a set of sturdy containers that will last for years. Read more on the benefit.
For a recent magazine article, Martha Stewart was asked how often she orders take out. Her response was something like a couple times over the last 15 years.
Fact is, there are people “out there” who make healthy, good-tasting meals night after night like it’s no big deal. What do they know that most people don’t?
Never thought I’d have a kitchen full of Tupperware, but I’m a convert now that I’ve seen how these containers make it easy to find, access and cook with the healthful ingredients experts are telling us to eat.
Food processors can be expensive, not only in terms of dollars but also in terms of the counter space they consume (a “cost” that runs especially high in small kitchens.) But don’t let these barriers prevent you from experiencing the comfort and warmth of creamy winter soups. An immersion blender is a much smaller and … Read more…