Exploding glass makes great headlines, doesn’t it? But what’s really going on here? The truth is, there’s more behind the Anchor Hocking and Pyrex exploding bakeware phenomenon than most people realize. Here are the facts.
Here’s a helpful guide on how to buy food storage bowls for your kitchen. I’ve learned the hard way, and now I only buy glass bowls. See why. Plus, the features you should look for when buying food storage containers and tips for keeping them organized in your cabinets, pantry, and refrigerator.
It’s cheaper to buy potatoes in bulk, like in 20lb bags or larger sacks of potatoes. This sampler of fun potato recipes shows that no matter what meal you’re preparing, there is a way to include potatoes and make it unique!
Here are several interesting spice racks, plus some really clever ways to store your spices.
Lots of videos and great tips to make pantry organization a cinch in your kitchen!
I’ve found 7 good ways to keep chips fresher for longer. This will save you money too — because you won’t have to go out and buy a new bag of chips when the other half bag goes stale!
Fermenting fruits, fruit juices, and similar sweet things attract fruit flies to your kitchen. To get rid of fruit flies, you need to eliminate their food source: moist garbage combined with fruity foods. Try these homemade fruit fly traps!
It’s hard to trust nutrition labels when they hide bad facts with confusing numbers. Serving sizes can be ridiculously small just to make it look good in the percentages. Making your own nutritional labels for food that you prepare at home is the best way to get a handle on what you’re eating and the foods’ nutritional values.
Food mold in some cases only needs to be washed away for the item to be safe to eat. This isn’t the case for Items with high moisture content as they must be thrown out.
Don’t throw out food just because it’s past the date on the package. Most dry goods will last for years when stored properly.
Stocking up on in-season produce is only smart if you don’t let it go to waste.
Do you really need to wash fruits and vegetables before you eat them? If so, what is the BEST method of washing produce? What about those commercial vegetable washes and produce washers you can buy… are they worth it? Here’s what you need to know about washing produce — what works and what doesn’t.
Being a simple girl, not to mention frugal, I like serving dishes that are simple in design and serve more than one function — like serving as food storage containers as well! Here are my favorites, including some unique options for lids.
Regardless of the reason your food is left to thaw to room temperature, the following tips will help you decide what to keep, what to cook, and what to throw away.
If you think you have food poisoning, here are some things you can do to get better faster, including what to look for in terms of food poisoning symptoms.
Chances are, you’re probably buying local produce. But have you thought about doing some home canning of fruits & vegetables in order to make your food last all year long? Here are some tips for your first home canning project. It’s easy, really!
One of the best things I did recently was to replace ALL of my old plastic food storage bowls & containers with glass ones. I chose 2 sets of Pyrex glass bowls with vent-top lids. i LOVE them!
A word of advice before you run out and buy a bunch of groceries… if it’s been awhile, that is. Sometimes ‘fresh’ foods will bite you in the butt!
Looking for universal lids for bowls, pots and pans? Martha Stewart recommends these: Kuhn Rikon Magic Covers.
Check out the Cruzin Cooler, a one-of-a-kind motorized beverage cooler!
Tupperware has some of the most practical kitchen containers and gadgets around! Not only are the classic bowls & lids sets rated among the best, but they now have state-of-the-art plastic and heat-resistant containers that will keep your food fresher even longer AND they go from fridge… to freezer… to microwave… to table. Here are my favorites!
Isn’t it amazing how quickly bananas start bruising? It seems like they develop brown spots virtually minutes after you bring them home from the store! Here’s what I do to make bananas last longer
The FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer helps you save money on groceries AND keep your food fresher longer. Here’s why we love the Foodsaver, and the foods we store in Food Saver bags.