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How to Work in a Small Kitchen

October 25, 2014

Hosting a holiday meal can be a hair-raising ordeal, especially if your kitchen is more galley than gallery. But don’t let the size of your kitchen limit your hosting ambitions. With a little extra planning, even the tiniest of kitchens can give way to a grand holiday feast. So before you turn down that invitation…

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Cleaning Your Cookware

October 19, 2014

I am not one of those people who have a full collection of “one-brand” cookware. Instead, I accumulate as I go. I need different things for different purposes. Sometimes non-stick is a necessity for eggs, other times I need a simple stainless steel pot for boiling potatoes. But cookware is a fickle breed and I…

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How to Clean Your Oven

October 16, 2014

Oven cleaning. It’s one of those chores that you know you’re supposed to add to your monthly cleaning list, right? The only problem is it seems daunting and I’m not exactly sure how I’m supposed to do it. Most ovens these days come with a self-cleaning feature, but I’ve heard they can often do more…

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Water Filtration: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy

July 21, 2014

A cool, refreshing drink of water is more enjoyable when you know it’s clear of contaminants, and strong smelling and tasting minerals and salts. Designed to improve the taste and quality of drinking water, water filtration systems use physical processes to filter out unwanted materials from water.  There are a wide variety of water filtration…

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